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Recession is when a neighbor loses his job. Depression is when you lose yours.
A lot of people don't realize that depression is an illness. I don't wish it on anyone, but if they would know how it feels, I swear they would think twice before they just shrug it.
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. The fog is like a cage without a key.
Do not brood over your past mistakes and failures as this will only fill your mind with grief, regret and depression. Do not repeat them in the future.
Good humor is a tonic for mind and body. It is the best antidote for anxiety and depression. It is a business asset. It attracts and keeps friends. It lightens human burdens. It is the direct route to serenity and contentment.
I start to think there really is no cure for depression, that happiness is an ongoing battle, and I wonder if it isn't one I'll have to fight for as long as I live. I wonder if it's worth it.
Depression can seem worse than terminal cancer, because most cancer patients feel loved and they have hope and self-esteem.
David D. Burns
That terrible mood of depression of whether it's any good or not is what is known as The Artist's Reward.
One in six people suffer depression or a chronic anxiety disorder. These are not the worried well but those in severe mental pain with conditions crippling enough to prevent them living normal lives.
The Great Depression, like most other periods of severe unemployment, was produced by government mismanagement rather than by any inherent instability of the private economy.
Depression is when you have lots of love, but no one's taking.
In the 20th century, the United States endured two world wars and other traumatic and expensive military conflicts; the Depression; a dozen or so recessions and financial panics; oil shocks; a flu epidemic; and the resignation of a disgraced president. Yet the Dow rose from 66 to 11,497.
This is what I am. I have periods of enormous self-destructive depression, where I go completely off my trolley and lose all sight of reality and reason.
Our Generation has had no Great war, no Great Depression. Our war is spiritual. Our depression is our lives.
Since I was 16, I've felt a black cloud hangs over me. Since then, I have taken pills for depression.
If we can boondoggle ourselves out of this depression, that word is going to be enshrined in the hearts of the American people for years to come.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Poverty entails fear and stress and sometimes depression. It meets a thousand petty humiliations and hardships. Climbing out of poverty by your own efforts that is something on which to pride yourself but poverty itself is romanticized by fools.
J. K. Rowling
Depression is rage spread thin.
Economic depression cannot be cured by legislative action or executive pronouncement. Economic wounds must be healed by the action of the cells of the economic body - the producers and consumers themselves.
It was a lack of system that made the '30s Depression as inevitable as all others previously suffered.
When I graduated from high school, it was during the Depression and we had no money.
It's a recession when your neighbor loses his job; it's a depression when you lose yours.
Harry S. Truman
Enthusiasm is followed by disappointment and even depression, and then by renewed enthusiasm.
You largely constructed your depression. It wasn't given to you. Therefore, you can deconstruct it.
I've had some dark nights of the soul, of course, but giving in to depression would be a sellout, a defeat.
The point about manic depression or bipolar disorder, as it's now more commonly called, is that it's about mood swings. So, you have an elevated mood. When people think of manic depression, they only hear the word depression. They think one's a depressive. The point is, one's a manic-depressive.
Instead of seeing depression as a dysfunction, it is a functioning phenomenon. It stops you cold, sets you down, makes you damn miserable.
Depression is the inability to construct a future.
Concern should drive us into action and not into a depression. No man is free who cannot control himself.
When we're unemployed, we're called lazy; when the whites are unemployed it's called a depression.
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