Life And Mental Illness Famous Quotes & Sayings

List of top 48 famous quotes and sayings about life and mental illness to read and share with friends on your Facebook, Twitter, blogs.

Top 48 Quotes About Life And Mental Illness

#1. As well as being one of the worst things that can happen to a human being, schizophrenia can also be one of the richest learning and humanizing experiences life offers. - Author: Mark Vonnegut
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#2. Creativity is dynamic, it asserts life, frees the human spirit, conquers mental lassitude and illness, and makes real the outrageous potential of the universal imagination. - Author: Robert Genn
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#3. Over and over again in my life, I find closeness to other people and proximity to other people really painful; that's part of my mental illness, social anxiety. Closeness to other people is really hard, but it's also a shame because it's all you want too. But it doesn't always work. - Author: Adam Duritz
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#4. You're surrounded by people and voices and noises, but there you are, alone and trembling inside. And you want to be invisible. (thinking) Please, don't notice me. - Author: Kellie Elmore
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#5. I have suffered pains and torture of all natures. I have heard many say, "I am a survivor." I am not in a boat in a sea of torture awaiting to be rescued. I am a Conqueror, I am a Victor ...
I am one with myself.
I AM FREE! - Author: Stanley Victor Paskavich
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#6. As I accept the flowers, I release my grip on the balloons, and they bounce gently against the ceiling the way they did before - hovering, annoyed, frustrated, contained by the ceiling and disappointed by the limits of life. - Author: Shannon Mullen
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#7. Unhappiness and dissatisfaction with life are not signs of mental illness, but of growing intelligence. - Author: Ken Wilber
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#8. I get absolutely shitfaced. I am shitfaced and hyper and ten years old. I am having the time of my life. - Author: Marya Hornbacher
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#9. Being the people we are, and feeling the way that we do, getting excited about going somewhere new can be terrifying. Of course it is, I get it! But if you don't travel, you'll regret it. Your soul will forever be empty. - Author: S.R. Crawford
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#10. The remedy for the mental unrest, which is in itself an illness, lies not in an enlightened knowledge of the harmfulness and ineffectiveness of worry, not even in the acquirement of an unconscious conscience, but in the living of a life so full and good that worry cannot find place in it. That - Author: Herbert J. Hall
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#11. Slowly, inch by inch, I felt myself recovering. After a few weeks, the darkness began to recede; my appetite for life returned. Haven was wonderful; she understood and nursed me through these weeks until I felt strong enough to go out in public, to get on my bike again. - Author: Tyler Hamilton
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#12. Incredible shame is associated with mental illness. People will confide the most intimate details of their love life before they'll mention a relative who had a serious mental breakdown. But the brain is just another organ. It's just a machine, and a machine can go wrong. - Author: Candace B. Pert
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#13. I used to think it utterly normal that I suffered from "suicidal ideation" on an almost daily basis. In other words, for as long as I can remember, the thought of ending my life came to me frequently and obsessively. - Author: Stephen Fry
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#14. Can you admit on here that you have an affliction for millions of other people to see? Then that is great and a huge step towards your recovery. - Author: Stanley Victor Paskavich
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#15. Progression and regression go hand in hand with mental health. It is a tough illness. You often take one step forward and ten steps back. - Author: Theresa Larsen
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#16. It's not about blame or wallowing...you are all molded by so much more than a dysfunctional past, and you must ultimately take responsibility for creating the life you want. - Author: Kimberlee Roth
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#17. She said once that time is nothing to me but a series of bookmarks that I use to jump back and forth through the text of my life, returning again and again to the events that mark me in the eyes of my more astute colleagues, as bearing all the characteristics of the classic melancholic. - Author: Dennis Lehane
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#18. It is painful for the plant which is myself to live in the atmosphere and light of this world. Somewhere an element is lacking which would permit me to continue. - Author: Osamu Dazai
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#19. The primary driver to pathological dissociation is attachment disorganization in early life: when that is followed by severe and repeated trauma, then a major disorder of structural dissociation is created (Lyons-Ruth, Dutra, Schuder, & Bianchi, 2006). - Author: Frank M. Corrigan
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#20. Everywhere I looked life seemed to be full of problems and they were just going to go on and on. It was never going to get any better. - Author: Paul Gascoigne
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#21. For someone like myself in whom the ability to trust others is so cracked and broken that I am wretchedly timid and am forever trying to read the expression on people's faces. - Author: Osamu Dazai
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#22. All my life, I had this idea that if I could unravel the mystery that was my mother, then I could help save her. But it didn't really work. We were close, but she struggled with mental illness and alcoholism, and it was rough at times. - Author: Jennifer McMahon
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#23. I have spent most of my life working with mental illness. I have been president of the world's largest association of mental-illness workers, and I am all for more funding for mental-health care and research - but not in the vain hope that it will curb violence. - Author: Martin Seligman
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#24. It's my experience that people are a lot more sympathetic if they can see you hurting, and for the millionth time in my life I wish for measles or smallpox or some other easily understood disease just to make it easier on me and also on them. - Author: Jennifer Niven
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#25. I was struck by the image of Daddy still dressed in that same plaid shirt and undershirt with the bloodstains below the neck, the one I had first seen him wearing in the jail the previous day. - Author: Earl B. Russell
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#26. If a man comes to the door of poetry untouched by the madness of the Muses, believing that technique alone will make him a good poet, he and his sane compositions never reach perfection, but are utterly eclipsed by the performances of the inspired madman. - Author: Socrates
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#27. But even then I knew it wasn't me that saved her life. It wasn't about me. I was just there while she was maybe going to die and maybe not, and then she just didn't. - Author: Lucy Corin
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#28. Depression is real. It happens. We go through it. Hold onto yourself in those moments. - Author: Avijeet Das
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#29. I've got to that point in life when there's very few thrills and lots of pills seems we all end up this way. As we wait for our final day. But there's one thing about the pills I take. My manic episodes have taken a break - Author: Stanley Victor Paskavich
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#30. It's frustrating when our best efforts to help people fail. But if we could see life through their weary eyes and experience their trials with the same frayed emotions, we might understand why. - Author: Richelle E. Goodrich
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#31. I'm tired of having such a happy, perfect life. And that can only be a sign of mental illness. That's what I fall asleep thinking. Perhaps I really do have a serious problem. - Author: Paulo Coelho
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#32. What to do with life? Get out of bed, Derek. That's what you do. You get out of bed, and you get yourself a cup of fucking coffee. That's all you can do. - Author: Allie Burke
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#33. She was few inches taller than him and when for the first time her promising eyes met with his, he knew it would be more than friendship. He was too young to name that feeling then. But love...above all relationships knows no age. - Author: Viraj J. Mahajan
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#34. Depression: the healthy suspicion that modern life has no meaning and that modern society is absurd and alienating. - Author: Neel Burton
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#35. But then I realized how unhealthy it was, sensing the absence of life, not just in this building but everywhere, and not reacting - do you see? I guess you don't. But that used to be considered a sign of mental illness; they called it 'absence of appropriate affect. - Author: Philip K. Dick
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#36. Certainly, it's important to acknowledge and identify the effects of BPD on your life. It's equally important to realize that it neither dictates who you are nor fixes your destiny. - Author: Kimberlee Roth
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#37. I graciously survived depression, mental-illness and attempt of suicide. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#38. What if you had such severe schizophrenia that your life was just one hallucination after another? And what if people kept trying to drag you back out of those hallucinations, to prove that you weren't living in reality and that reality was nothing more than a psych hospital? Would you go? - Author: Jonathan Harnisch
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#39. The reasons for Emma's illness and for her decision to allow life in, rather than die, are intertwined and involve the beginnings of her feelings of belonging, of safety and of competence to be in the world. - Author: Carol Lee
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#40. Even now it comes as a shock if by chance I notice in the street a face resembling someone I know however slightly, and I am at once seized by a shivering violent enough to make me dizzy. - Author: Osamu Dazai
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#41. yet still I crave the sight of my own hypnotic gaze reflecting out at me from the shared mirror of anorexia and bulimia, number to life and reality, existing only in my self-made tortured state - Author: Carol Lee
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#42. And I was incapable of living all by myself in those lodgings where I didn't know a soul. It terrified me to sit by myself quietly in my room. I felt frightened, as if I might be set upon or struck by someone at any moment. - Author: Osamu Dazai
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#43. There's a tremendous need to implode the myths of mental illness, to put a face on it, to show people that a diagnosis does not have to lead to a painful and oblique life ... We who struggle with these disorders can lead full, happy, productive lives, if we have the right resources. - Author: Elyn R. Saks
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#44. I felt Mr Willard had deserted me. I thought he must have planned it all along, but Buddy said No, his father simply couldn't stand the sight of sickness and especially his own son's sickness, because he thought all sickness was sickness of the will. Mr Willard had never been sick a day in his life. - Author: Sylvia Plath
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#45. Early diagnosis is so important because the earlier a mental illness can be detected, diagnosed and treatment can begin, the better off that person can be for the rest of his or her life. - Author: Rosalynn Carter
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#46. As it is with all stories, fast cars, wild bears, mental illness, and even life, only one truth remains: your mileage may vary. - Author: Jenny Lawson
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#47. Smiles are a funny thing
and laughter is hilarious.
I smile sometimes
when I am delirious. - Author: Casey Renee Kiser
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#48. Locking away appetite, anger, the fullness of life, anorexia helps cover up whatever struggles inside. With its controlling bouts of bingeing and starvation, of trance and half-life, it becomes a shield to fend off despair and longing and what most of use would see as ordinary responsible behavior. - Author: Carol Lee
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