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What's A Quote Or Lyric That Best Describes Your Depression?

"Depression isn’t a straightforward response to a bad situation; depression just is, like the weather." – Stephen Fry

Sometimes, a single line from a novel, a TV show, or a song describes the turmoil of depression better than anyone else can.

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Like: "That is all I want in life: for this pain to seem purposeful.”


From Elizabeth Wurtzel's Prozac Nation.

Some authors get that depression isn't good or bad, it just is: “Nothing wrong when a song ends in a minor key.”

From Fiona Apple's "Werewolf".

And some authors make you realise that eventually it will pass: “If clouds are blocking the sun, there will always be a silver lining that reminds me to keep on trying.”

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From Matthew Quick's Silver Linings Playbook.

And that you are not alone: "Depression is not something you ‘admit to’, it is not something you have to blush about, it is a human experience."

From Matt Haig's Reasons to Stay Alive.

What’s a quote or lyric about depression that resonates the most with you? Tell us in the comments below.