8 Inspirational Quotes for Depression Recovery

Recovering from depression can be difficult. You’re learning new things about yourself, your relationship with others and you’re forming new thoughts and habits. Know that you’re not alone and have opportunities to grow and change. Here are some quotes to help you on this journey.

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“Have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself. Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections but instantly set about remedying them—every day begin the task anew.” –Saint Francis de Sales

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“What you thought before has led to every choice you have made, and this adds up to you at this moment. If you want to change who you are physically, mentally, and spiritually, you will have to change what you think.” –Dr. Patrick Gentempo

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“The greatest glory in living lies not in never failing, but in rising every time we fail.” –Nelson Mandela

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“At least three times every day take a moment and ask yourself: What is really important? Have the wisdom and the courage to build your life around your answer.” –Lee Jampolsky

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“You and I are essentially infinite choice-makers. In every moment of our existence, we are in that field of all possibilities where we have access to an infinity of choices.” –Deepak Chopra

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“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 keep friends. It lightens human burdens. It is the direct route to serenity and contentment.” –Greenville Kleisser

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“A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.” –Lao Tzu

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“Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.” –Helen Keller

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