Depression quotes about love and family

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“If you want to conquer the anxiety of life, live in the moment, live in the breath.”

― Amit Ray, Om Chanting and Meditation

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“Don’t try to solve serious matters in the middle of the night.”

― Philip K. Dick

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“Life is ten percent what you experience and ninety percent how you respond to it.”

-UNKNOWN

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“The pupil dilates in darkness and in the end finds light, just as the soul dilates in misfortune and in the end finds God.” ―

Victor Hugo, Les Misérables

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“A melancholy-looking man, he had the appearance of one who has searched for the leak in life’s gas-pipe with a lighted candle.”

― P.G. Wodehouse, The Man Upstairs and Other Stories

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“All depression has its roots in self-pity, and all self-pity is rooted in people taking themselves too seriously.”

― Tom Robbins, Fierce Invalids Home from Hot Climates

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“I have had to experience so much stupidity, so many vices, so much error, so much nausea, disillusionment and sorrow, just in order to become a child again and begin anew. I had to experience despair, I had to sink to the greatest mental depths, to thoughts of suicide, in order to experience grace.”

― Hermann Hesse, Siddhartha

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“I am so demanding and difficult for my friends because I want to crumble and fall apart before them so that they will love me even though I am no fun, lying in bed, crying all the time, not moving. Depression is all about If you loved me you would.”

 Elizabeth Wurtzel, Prozac Nation

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“Some friends don’t understand this. They don’t understand how desperate I am to have someone say, I love you and I support you just the way you are because you’re wonderful just the way you are. They don’t understand that I can’t remember anyone ever saying that to me. ”

 Elizabeth Wurtzel, Prozac Nation

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“I’m not grateful for depression, but it honestly made me work harder and gave me the drive that I have to succeed and to make it work.”

– Lili Reinhart

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“Mental illness lives all around us every day. I’ve seen it in other family members, I’ve seen it in friends, and I’ve dealt with it myself with my own postpartum depression.”

– Rachel Hollis

“Anger, resentment and jealousy doesn’t change the heart of others– it only changes yours.” ― Shannon L. Alder