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Funny Quotations about Depression

quotations about depression

Depression is more than just feeling sad or down; it is a complex and serious illness that can have a profound impact on individuals' lives, relationships, and overall well-being. It is essential to approach this topic with empathy, understanding, and a commitment to destigmatizing mental health issues. In this compilation, we aim to shed light on the lighter side of depression, presenting a collection of funny quotations that touch upon the hopeful, relatable, and sometimes unexpected aspects of navigating through the challenges of depression. It is crucial to remember that humor, while offering temporary relief, should never undermine the severity and importance of seeking professional help and support when dealing with depression. So, prepare to embrace the laughter, while keeping in mind the broader context of this complex mental health condition.

Get ready to chuckle as we present a compilation of funny quotations about depression. While depression is a serious mental health condition that deserves sensitivity and understanding, there are moments of levity, irony, and relatability that arise when exploring the experiences of those who have battled depression. From witty remarks on the complexities of navigating through dark times to humorous reflections on the unexpected moments of lightness and hope, these quotes offer a lighthearted perspective on the whimsical and often comical aspects of depression. It's important to approach this subject with empathy and awareness, acknowledging that seeking professional help and support is crucial when dealing with depression.

"Recession is when a neighbor loses his job. Depression is when you lose yours." Ronald Reagan (American Republican statesman, 1911-2004)

"Keep yourself busy if you want to avoid depression. For me, inactivity is the enemy." Matt Lucas (British comedian, 1974-) and David Walliams (British comedian, 1971-)

"Depression and anxiety can't fit in your head if you're cultivating feelings of joy and inspiration." Austin Butler (American actor, 1991-)

"The more suicidal people there are the less suicidal people there are." Anon

"When women are depressed, they *eat*fight*sleep* or go shopping." Elayne Boosler (American comedian, 1952-)

"There's nothing wrong with you that a little Prozac and a polo mallet can't cure." Woody Allen (director and actor, 1935-)

"Before you diagnose yourself with depression or low self-esteem, first make sure you are not, in fact, surrounded by assholes." Sigmund Freud (Austrian psychiatrist, 1856-1939)

"You should never pick up a newspaper when you're feeling good, because every newspaper has a special department, called the Bummer Desk, which is responsible for digging up depressing front-page stories." Dave Barry (American author, 1947-)

"He's really turned his life around. He used to be depressed and miserable. Now he's miserable and depressed." David Frost (English broadcaster and writer, 1939-2013)

"Noble deeds and *hot baths*chocolates*holidays* are the best cures for depression." Dodie Smith (English novelist and dramatist, 1896-1990)

"Depression is melancholy minus its charms." Susan Sontag (American writer, 1933-2004)

Depression is merely anger without *enthusiasm.*a reason.*a diagnosis.* Steven Wright (American comedian, 1955-)

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