17 Depression Quotes from Books for Sad People
When people are depress or sad, they read depression quotes from books.
The words people don’t have to describe their feelings, they find in literature and arts. That is one reason what makes art so resonating with the masses.
Art and literature have power to move a crowd, and each individual separately. These depression quotes will tell you how you are actually feeling, when you will fail to realize what you are feeling.
Read them, and see which one tells your story.
Depression Quotes from Books
I have been waiting for death all my life. I do not mean that I actively wish to die, just that I do not really want to be alive.
We couldn’t imagine the emptiness of a creature who put a razor to her wrists and opened her veins, the emptiness and the calm.
There are wounds that never show on the body that are deeper and more hurtful than anything that bleeds.
That’s the thing about depression: A human being can survive almost anything, as long as she sees the end in sight. But depression is so insidious, and it compounds daily, that it’s impossible to ever see the end.
I can’t eat and I can’t sleep. I’m not doing well in terms of being a functional human, you know?
Do you not see how necessary a world of pains and troubles is to school an intelligence and make it a soul?
Depression Quotes from Literature
That is all I want in life: for this pain to seem purposeful.
I believe that words are strong, that they can overwhelm what we fear when fear seems more awful than life is good.
because wherever I sat—on the deck of a ship or at a street café in Paris or Bangkok—I would be sitting under the same glass bell jar, stewing in my own sour air.
The sun stopped shining for me is all. The whole story is: I am sad. I am sad all the time and the sadness is so heavy that I can’t get away from it. Not ever.
Book Quotes about Depression
Some people are just not meant to be in this world. It’s just too much for them.
I just want to sleep. A coma would be nice. Or amnesia. Anything, just to get rid of this, these thoughts, whispers in my mind. Did he rape my head, too?
She wondered that hope was so much harder then despair.
He knows bad days. Bad days take him completely by surprise. They make him not trust the good days because it’s likely something is lurking twenty-four hours away.
…the heart has no tears to give,–it drops only blood, bleeding itself away in silence.
If you could read my mind, you wouldn’t be smiling.
For weeks Tyrone thought he was going to die any minute, and there were also times when he was afraid he wasn’t going to die.
I know, too, that death is the only god who comes when you call.
Whenever you read a cancer booklet or website or whatever, they always list depression among the side effects of cancer. But, in fact, depression is not a side effect of cancer. Depression is a side effect of dying.
Depression Quotes from Books
Did any of the quotes complement your current condition?
Indeed depression is the disease, and you are doing good yourself, but sometimes we need help. And though your brain might telling you that no one actually cares for you, and it is better to put your hand on your mouth and cry to sleep, but you are brave.
Darkness will always be there, but one day you will find out it was worth going through this.
If you are thinking that nothing will go right ever, and it is the same routine every time, and you always find yourself clutching your chest, to not make noise, and to drift to sleep, wishing to end the pain, and fighting the urge to end it, you are brave and you are good.
You are going good at your own pace. Everything will be alright, and trust yourself, you will survive this, and come stronger, though it may not matter, as it is the cycle that go on and on.
But as they say, if you are going through hell, then keep walking.