38 Quotes From Literature That Might Help You Cope With Your Depression

“Make not your thoughts your prisons.” ―William Shakespeare

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“If clouds are blocking the sun, there will always be a silver lining that reminds me to keep on trying.”
—Matthew Quick, The Silver Linings Playbook
Submitted by marianamoncadam

“I took a deep breath and listened to the old bray of my heart. I am, I am, I am.”
—Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar
Submitted by rachaeleahcar

“I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.”
―Douglas Adams, The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul
Submitted by Kat Robinson, Facebook

“Don’t let yourself feel worthless: often through life you will really be at your worst when you seem to think best of yourself; and don’t worry about losing your “personality,” as you persist in calling it: at fifteen you had the radiance of early morning, at twenty you will begin to have the melancholy brilliance of the moon, and when you are my age you will give out, as I do, the genial golden warmth of 4 p.m.”
―F. Scott Fitzgerald, This Side of Paradise
Submitted by Fiona Asokacitta, Facebook

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