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  • #1
    Laurell K. Hamilton
    “There are wounds that never show on the body that are deeper and more hurtful than anything that bleeds.”
    Laurell K. Hamilton, Mistral's Kiss

  • #2
    Ned Vizzini
    “I can't eat and I can't sleep. I'm not doing well in terms of being a functional human, you know?”
    Ned Vizzini, It's Kind of a Funny Story

  • #3
    Nina LaCour
    “The sun stopped shining for me is all. The whole story is: I am sad. I am sad all the time and the sadness is so heavy that I can't get away from it. Not ever.”
    Nina LaCour, Hold Still

  • #4
    Ned Vizzini
    “I waste at least an hour every day lying in bed. Then I waste time pacing. I waste time thinking. I waste time being quiet and not saying anything because I'm afraid I'll stutter.”
    Ned Vizzini, It's Kind of a Funny Story

  • #5
    Kate Chopin
    “There were days when she was unhappy, she did not know why,--when it did not seem worthwhile to be glad or sorry, to be alive or dead; when life appeared to her like a grotesque pandemonium and humanity like worms struggling blindly toward inevitable annihilation.”
    Kate Chopin

  • #6
    Nick Hornby
    “It's brilliant, being depressed; you can behave as badly as you like.”
    Nick Hornby, High Fidelity

  • #7
    Laurie Halse Anderson
    “I just want to sleep. A coma would be nice. Or amnesia. Anything, just to get rid of this, these thoughts, whispers in my mind. Did he rape my head, too?”
    Laurie Halse Anderson, Speak

  • #8
    Patricia Briggs
    “She wondered that hope was so much harder then despair.”
    Patricia Briggs, Cry Wolf

  • #9
    “Crying is one of the highest devotional songs. One who knows crying, knows spiritual practice. If you can cry with a pure heart, nothing else compares to such a prayer. Crying includes all the principles of Yoga.”
    Kripalvanandji

  • #10
    Elizabeth Wurtzel
    “In my case, I was not frightened in the least bit at the thought that I might live because I was certain, quite certain, that I was already dead. ”
    Elizabeth Wurtzel, Prozac Nation

  • #11
    Jeanette Winterson
    “He: What’s the matter with you?

    Me: Nothing.

    Nothing was slowly clotting my arteries. Nothing slowly numbing my soul. Caught by nothing, saying nothing, nothingness becomes me. When I am nothing they will say surprised in the way that they are forever surprised, "but there was nothing the matter with her.”
    Jeanette Winterson, Gut Symmetries

  • #12
    “Depression is not sobbing and crying and giving vent, it is plain and simple reduction of feeling.”
    Judith Guest

  • #13
    David Levien
    “Luck always seems like it belongs to someone else.”
    David Levien, City of the Sun

  • #15
    “As to whether the depression will come back, it is every depressive's fear.”
    Sally Brampton, Shoot the Damn Dog: A Memoir of Depression

  • #16
    Fiona Apple
    “I was so self-critical. I still am; but it's not as bad anymore.”
    Fiona Apple

  • #17
    Jo Nesbø
    “Losing your life is not the worst thing that can happen. The worst thing is to lose your reason for living.”
    Jo Nesbo

  • #18
    Ellis Peters
    “Only people who're positive enough to have friends have enemies. When you're as glum and morose as he was, people just give up and go away.”
    Ellis Peters, A Nice Derangement of Epitaphs

  • #19
    Nick Bantock
    “I've started to hate this city, this country, all these STUPID FUCKING PEOPLE.”
    Nick Bantock

  • #20
    Thomas  Harris
    “The tragedy is not to die, but to be wasted.”
    Thomas Harris, Hannibal

  • #21
    Thomas  Harris
    “The worm that destroys you is the temptation to agree with your critics, to get their approval.”
    Thomas Harris, Hannibal

  • #22
    Thomas  Harris
    “It's easy to mistake understanding for empathy - we want empathy so badly. Maybe learning to make that distinction is part of growing up. It's hard and ugly to know somebody can understand you without even liking you.”
    Thomas Harris, Hannibal

  • #23
    Thomas  Harris
    “He could see that he had too many flowers in the room, and must add more to make it come back right again. Too many flowers was too many, but way too many was just right.”
    Thomas Harris, Hannibal

  • #24
    Elmore Leonard
    “Psychopaths... people who know the differences between right and wrong, but don't give a shit. That's what most of my characters are like.”
    Elmore Leonard

  • #25
    Jonathan Kellerman
    “If you ask me, psychopaths are more talented than the rest of us... but they're still fucking psychopaths.”
    Jonathan Kellerman, Self-Defense

  • #26
    Mahatma Gandhi
    “To my mind, the life of a lamb is no less precious than that of a human being.”
    Mahatma Gandhi

  • #27
    Ogden Nash
    “either you get eaten by a wolf today or else the shepherd saves you from the wolf so he can sell you to the butcher tomorrow”
    Ogden Nash, I'm a Stranger Here Myself

  • #28
    Toba Beta
    “Only inexperienced demon looks horrific to mankind.”
    Toba Beta, Master of Stupidity

  • #29
    “People are sheep. TV is the shepherd.”
    Jess C. Scott, Literary Heroin (Gluttony): A Twilight Parody

  • #30
    Ken Follett
    “Why do you have to be the same as the others? ...Most of them are stupid.”
    Ken Follett, Winter of the World

  • #31
    Ziad K. Abdelnour
    “A tiger never loses sleep over the opinion of sheep.”
    Ziad K. Abdelnour



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