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Top 100 Depressive Quotes

#1. I was feeling low. Low is the depressive's euphemism for despair. - Author: Sally Brampton
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#2. Gerald Middleton was a man of mildly but persistently depressive temperament. Such men are not at their best at breakfast, nor is the week before Christmas their happiest time. - Author: Angus Wilson
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#3. Writers always have confidence issues - it comes with the territory. We never know where we fit in, or what the actual value of our work might be. So we hit lulls, or slogs. Throw in the idea that many creative people are somewhat manic-depressive, and it can get pretty dark at times. - Author: R.A. Salvatore
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#4. I am not a depressive person at all, but I reflect a lot on my life, and life in general, from the perspective of death. - Author: Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu
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#5. I'm manic-depressive, technically bi-polar II with many borderline features. - Author: Kate Braverman
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#6. I'm a happy-go-lucky manic-depressive. It does get very deep and dark for me, and it gets scary at times when I feel I can't pull out of it. But I don't consider myself negative-negative. I'm positive-negative. - Author: Tim Burton
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#7. You're manic-depressive and you're manic-depressive too and you, you're definitely manic-depressive, girl. And you over there in the corner, you're just plain fucking depressive. - Author: Colum McCann
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#8. I don't know what other singers feel when they articulate lyrics, but being an 18-karat manic-depressive and having lived a life of violent emotional contradictions, I have an overacute capacity for sadness as well as elation. - Author: Frank Sinatra
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#9. I am a rapid-cycling manic-depressive, bi-polar one disorder, which means I can have thirty or forty episodes a year, and I used to have thirty to forty episodes a year. - Author: Andy Behrman
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#10. ... depressive realism. Depression is not the near death experience described by so many, [Kayla Dunn] suggests, but a rebirth in which the new psyche has removed self-delusion. Compared with so-called healthy individuals, depressives are more realistic in their worldview. - Author: Jan Wong
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#11. The mourner is in fact ill, but because this state of mind is common and seems so natural to us, we do not call mourning an illness ... . To put my conclusion more precisely: I should say that in mourning the subject goes through a modified and transitory manic-depressive state and overcomes it. - Author: Joan Didion
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#12. I'm basically depressive, cynical, prone to intellectualization. - Author: Paul Schrader
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#13. It's a manic-depressive life. You run in here, you open your incubator, your experiment makes no sense, you think, 'I hate this job.' Then ten minutes later you think, 'Well, now, maybe I'll try this or I'll try that.' You do it because you know there will be an 'a-ha!' day. - Author: Bonnie Bassler
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#14. People do not die from suicide. They die from sadness. - Author: Anonymous
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#15. Recent studies have shown that approximately 40% of authors are manic depressive. The rest of us just drink. - Author: Melodie Campbell
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#16. There will always be a down but also always an up, your moods depends on wich of the two you pay the most attention to. - Author: Laurins
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#17. The cynic sees only cynicism, the depressive can taint creation with one glance - Author: Anna Funder
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#18. I've never been a depressive, but I felt quite close to the edge at times. But you never know what's around the corner. Mercifully, what's around the corner is joy. - Author: Jonathan Dimbleby
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#19. Contrary to previous assumptions, maternal depression can also manifest in a myriad of ways, many far different from what some might consider traditional depressive symptoms, including psychosis, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and other anxiety disorders. - Author: Kimberly McCreight
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#20. I am not schizoid. A little manic-depressive, maybe."
"'Know thyself.'"
"We try, sir. - Author: Lois McMaster Bujold
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#21. I think you have waves of awareness and one of the things that I found with grief was actually - I was well prepared for it by the cyclicality of my manic depressive illness because I was used to things coming and going and so forth. - Author: Kay Redfield Jamison
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#22. I think people don't understand how intimately tied suicide is to mental illness, particularly to depressive illness and bipolar illness. - Author: Kay Redfield Jamison
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#23. It is said that the depressive has a clearer view of reality than does the euphoric. Perhaps, but the euphoric has a clearer view of life. - Author: Anthony Marais
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#24. Every now and then I hear voices in my head, but not very clear. I can't understand what they are saying. It's a mental illness. I have been diagnosed as a manic depressive. - Author: Brian Wilson
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#25. My dad is actually a manic depressive, which is very exciting half the time. - Author: Marc Maron
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#26. I still have a lot of those depressive thoughts, but now I have the foresight to tell myself, 'Don't think like that,' and things seem better. - Author: Juliana Hatfield
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#27. I am not a depressive person at all. - Author: Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu
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#28. DSM definitions do not include personal and contextual factors such as whether the depressive symptoms are an understandable response to loss, a terrible life situation, psychological conflict or personality factors. - Author: Allen Frances
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#29. Your positive thinker may do well in suburbia but I'd rather be with a lucid depressive in the Arctic, where survival depends on precision and not fooling yourself about your chances on the ice. - Author: Gwyneth Lewis
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#30. I actually stopped talking. I actually listened. So I knew that I wasn't all the way manic, because when you're all the way manic you never listen to anybody but yourself. - Author: Terri Cheney
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#31. I am a smiling depressive. - Author: Trisha Goddard
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#32. Nowadays you envy a manic-depressive. Half the time he's happy, the other half he's right. - Author: Robert Breault
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#33. There is some evidence that chronic severe depression causes some atrophy or shrinkage in the hippocampus. Depressive illness could therefore be seen as a very subtle form of degeneration in some nerve cells. - Author: Stefan Cembrowicz
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#34. Quite possibly, this depressive illness was the familiar sort that grew from perfectionist expectations. - Author: Paul C. Nagel
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#35. Then again, I am a monopolar depressive descended from monopolar depressives. That's how come I write so good. - Author: Kurt Vonnegut
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#36. Stop thinking. I've stopped some 15 years ago. Otherwise, if you will be thinking you won't want to live. Everyone who thinks is unhappy. - Author: Sergei Dovlatov
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#37. I have no problem with people feeling a bit down - crikey, you only have to walk down the road to find enough reasons to fall into a depressive coma - but I do have a problem with whining about it. - Author: Mark Barrowcliffe
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#38. I go from being hugely hopeful and entertaining to ... really not. I'm not manic depressive, but I can really go to the darker side. - Author: Selma Blair
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#39. The point about manic depression or bipolar disorder, as it's now more commonly called, is that it's about mood swings. So, you have an elevated mood. When people think of manic depression, they only hear the word depression. They think one's a depressive. The point is, one's a manic-depressive. - Author: Stephen Fry
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#40. Alright, so I'm a manic depressive. What do you want from me? - Author: Claire Forlani
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#41. When the depressive psychosis has become manifest, its cardinal feature seems to be a mental inhibition which renders a rapport between the patient and the external world more difficult. - Author: Karl Abraham
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#42. Alcohol had a lot to do with it, too, and mental instability. All writers are narcissistic, manic-depressive drug addicts and alcoholics, and I am no exception. - Author: T.C. Boyle
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#43. At the top of the cycle you write policies for everybody, no matter how bad, and at the bottom you cancel everybody, no matter how good. It's a manic-depressive cycle. - Author: Robert Hunter
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#44. The complaint of the depressive individual, "Nothing is possible," can only occur in a society that thinks, "Nothing is impossible. - Author: Byung-Chul Han
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#45. As to whether the depression will come back, it is every depressive's fear. - Author: Sally Brampton
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#46. You can be a depressive and be happy, just as you can be a sober alcoholic. - Author: Matt Haig
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#47. [ ... ] Depressive Episodes.
[I]Episodes.[/i] Like depression is a sitcom with a fun punch line each time. Or a TV box set loaded with cliffhangers. The only cliffhanger in my life is "Will I ever get rid of this s***?" And believe me, it gets pretty monotonous. - Author: Sophie Kinsella
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#48. With my art, it's the one thing that I know will outlive me and outlive my feelings. It will outlive my depressive seasons. - Author: Frank Ocean
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#49. Work ethic and this determination is all part of escaping the depressive side. Of course I'm manic depressive, maybe not to the degree that Exley was, but I think all writers are. There are highs and lows. Look at David Foster Wallace. - Author: T.C. Boyle
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#50. You can actually eat yourself into a better mood and get rid of depressive thoughts and melancholy. - Author: Thorbjorg Hafsteinsdottir
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#51. The root of creativity is found in the need to repair the good object destroyed during the depressive phase. - Author: Melanie Klein
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#52. I have had manic-depressive illness, also known as bipolar disorder, since I was 18 years old. It is an illness that ensures that those who have it will experience a frightening, chaotic and emotional ride. It is not a gentle or easy disease. - Author: Kay Redfield Jamison
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#53. I think if you're in this business, like any high-stakes business, the highs and lows can make you a manic-depressive person, if you weren't that way to start with. 'Cause it's just so crazy on your psyche. A lot of it has to do with people thinking they're greater than someone else. - Author: Joan Cusack
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#54. I always thought I was depressive, and I only recently realized that I have more of an anxiety disorder than chronic depression. - Author: Autre Ne Veut
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#55. I had a husband who, I'm convinced, was an undiagnosed manic depressive. He didn't treat me as if I had a brain - I was just this beautiful little doll he could show off. - Author: Britt Ekland
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#56. Characteristic of such affective equivalents is their brevity - manic-depressive cycles, as generally understood, occupy several weeks, and frequently longer. Monthly - Author: Oliver Sacks
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#57. I was in danger of having my children taken away from me when I needed five weeks in psychiatric care ... There is the smiling depressive which is the biggest time bomb and when they go they usually go with a bang, which was me ... - Author: Trisha Goddard
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#58. Stress overload makes us stupid. Solid research proves it. When we get overstressed, it creates a nasty chemical soup in our brains that makes it hard to pull out of the anxious depressive spiral. - Author: Gail Sheehy
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#59. Since I am suffering with type 2 bipolar disorder mainly on the depressive side of the bipolar disorder.
I am not afraid nor am I disappointed with it; if this is what God Almighty want me to have; I will make sure that I will make good use of this disorder; and, be the best person that I can be. - Author: Temitope Owosela
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#60. My dad has some depressive issues, and he's really tough on himself. So sometimes he can say things that are not super supportive. Like once I did a set, and he says, 'Sheesh, no wonder you're still single.' I was like, 'Eight ball, corner pocket, dad.' - Author: Maria Bamford
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#61. I think that for thousands of years people have made the observation that there are certain kinds of extreme depressive states that seem to be more likely to produce philosophers, people in the arts, unusually brilliant scientists. - Author: Kay Redfield Jamison
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#62. One of the most common outcomes of a depressive illness is a mistreated body. Now is the time to treat your body well. The more you learn to treat yourself well now, the less treatment you'll need down the road. - Author: Harold H. Bloomfield
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#63. My character in 'Running With Scissors' is manic-depressive. She starts out as a wonderfully eccentric person, and then descends into a terrible illness. - Author: Annette Bening
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#64. It's amazing how much you're missing in a depressive state until you start to come out on the other side. It's like breathing again after being underwater for far too long - Author: Jenny Lawson
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#65. When you're having a depressive surge painful memories can start to emerge. - Author: Stanley Victor Paskavich
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#66. The first person who ever told me that happiness was work was this manic-depressive artist I knew when I was in my 20s. I was like, 'What are you talking about? Happiness just happens. That's even the root of that word. How could it be work?' - Author: Ariel Gore
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#67. We can also take personal initiative to reduce the depressive, isolating effects of a materialist mindset by avoiding its stimulants -- most obviously, advertising. One method: "Watch less TV. - Author: Anonymous
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#68. Serge's attention-deficit disorder was the first of many hyphens. Obsessive-compulsive, manic-depressive, anal-retentive, paranoid-schizophrenic. He was believed to be the only self-inflicted case of shaken-baby syndrome. - Author: Tim Dorsey
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#69. More than 38 percent of women report depressive symptoms after deployment, compared with about 32 percent of men, according to a study published by the Journal of General Internal Medicine. - Author: Anonymous
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#70. I'm constantly having to be vigilant with a depressive tendency, an addictive tendency. - Author: Patrick Marber
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#71. Oh! This'll impress you - I'm actually in the Abnormal Psychology textbook. Obviously my family is so proud. Keep in mind though, I'm a PEZ dispenser and I'm in the abnormal Psychology textbook. Who says you can't have it all? - Author: Carrie Fisher
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#72. Sometimes," says a fellow depressive, "I wish I was in a full body cast, with every bone in my body broken. That's how I feel anyway. Then, maybe, people would stop minimising my illness because they can actually see what's wrong with me. They seem to need physical evidence. - Author: Sally Brampton
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#73. At any rate, during the few hours when the depressive state itself eased off long enough to permit the luxury of concentration, I had recently filled this vacuum with fairly extensive reading and I had absorbed many fascinating and troubling facts - Author: William Styron
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#74. And I always feel so stupid sitting in therapy talking about my problems because, Jesus Christ, so what? I can't equate the amount of pain and misery and despair I have suffered and endured as a depressive with the events of my life, which just seem so common. - Author: Elizabeth Wurtzel
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#75. Sometimes you can know too much. A lot of brainy people like Stephen Fry are quite depressive. - Author: Karl Pilkington
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#76. By birth and upbringing, I think I'm emotionally resilient. I don't feel like I'm a depressive person. - Author: Eric Schlosser
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#77. I find it easy to spot a depressive. The illness is scrawled across them like graffiti. - Author: Sally Brampton
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#78. New Rule: If you married a manic-depressive, three of your children died, and while you were president civil war broke out and someone shot you in the head, your coin really shouldn't say, In God We Trust. - Author: Bill Maher
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#79. There is no common standard for education about diagnosis. Distinguishing between bipolar depression and major depressive disorder, for example, can be difficult, and mistakes are common. Misdiagnosis can be lethal. Medications that work well for some forms of depression induce agitation in others. - Author: Kay Redfield Jamison
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#80. The teeth of the smile evidenced a clinical depressive's classic inattention
to oral hygiene. - Author: David Foster Wallace
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#81. I'm a classic eccentric, living at the extremes of high mania and low mood. There's no middle ground, only madness and sadness. - Author: Fennel Hudson
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#82. People who go into the arts are often hurt people. Many are manic-depressive. Some have tried suicide and some have succeeded. It's just part of the game. We are people who are oversensitive. That's why we're in this business, because of our need to communicate. - Author: Mandy Patinkin
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#83. I turned around and headed back to the stairwell, planning to go downstairs and buy a chocolate bar from the vending machine. Maybe it would fall on me and end my misery. - Author: Kenneth Oppel
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#84. Bipolar illness, manic depression, manic-depressive illness, manic-depressive psychosis. That's a nice way of saying you will feel so high that no street drug can compete and you will feel so low that you wish you had been hit by a Mack truck instead. - Author: Christine F. Anderson
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#85. What distinguishes gurus from more orthodox teachers is not their manic-depressive mood swings, not their thought disorders, not their delusional beliefs, not their hallucinatory visions, not their mystical states of ecstasy: it is their narcissism.* ANTHONY STORR, FEET OF CLAY - Author: Jon Krakauer
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#86. While I don't equate the dark night with depression, I do think our depressive moods could be imagined spiritually rather than only psychologically. - Author: San Juan De La Cruz
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#87. A Depressive?'
'Smiles in ballrooms, weeps in bedrooms. Ill in her head.' Olive tapped her temple. 'And here.' She touched her heart. - Author: Jessie Burton
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#88. My biography of Frank Sinatra is not paean to his music but rather an illumination of the man behind the music, who once described himself as 'an 18-karat manic-depressive who lived a life of violent emotional contradictions with an over-acute capacity for sadness as well as happiness.' - Author: Kitty Kelley
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#89. Being a mathematician is a bit like being a manic depressive: you spend your life alternating between giddy elation and black despair. - Author: Steven G. Krantz
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#90. All writers are egomaniacal, manic-depressive, drug-addicted alcoholics. You want to have that fix again. - Author: T.C. Boyle
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#91. Getting my father to throw anything away was pretty difficult. He was not trying to hide who he was, and he said, you don't have to hide the fact that I'm manic-depressive. You can tell people that's who I am. It's - explains a lot about your situation. - Author: Maya Forbes
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#92. I didn't want people to accuse me of being really depressive. I really tried to fight against that and not have a complete downer about the subject. - Author: Joe Casey
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#93. The world is essentially bipolar: driven to extremes but defined by flux. Saints are always just a stumble away from sinners. Nothing is absolute, not even death - Author: Terri Cheney
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#94. Being in good physical shape is the best way to combat depression. You just have endorphins running around your body. It is the best anti-depressive that there is. - Author: Chris Pratt
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#95. Homicide central, East New York, Where the manic-depressive psycho murderers stalk - Author: Jeru The Damaja
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#96. When a manic-depressive personality begins to slide deeply into a depressive period, he had written, one symptom he or she may exhibit is acts of self-punishment: slapping, punching, pinching, burning one's self w/ cigarette butts, - Author: Stephen King
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#97. I don't think I was very happy, and the problem with being a thirteen-year-old depressive is that when the rest of life is so uproarious, which it invariably is, there is no suitable context for the gloom. - Author: Nick Hornby
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#98. Manic depressive people often have incredible energy and a slightly skewed, but nonetheless valid, way of looking at things. - Author: Kathryn Lasky
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#99. Even in my first analysis of a depressive psychosis, I was immediately struck by its structural similarity with obsessional neurosis. - Author: Karl Abraham
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#100. I suffer from manic-depressive disorder, and I've chosen not to take medication for it. Because of that, every once in a while I go through manic episodes and really depressed episodes. - Author: Scott Weiland
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