66 Feeling Down Quotes to Sail Through Toughest Days

Dealing with depression and negative emotions can be tough.

Motivational words can offer a ray of hope during these hard times. They help in brushing aside feelings of sadness, fostering a sense of self-worth.

Uplifting and positive quotes have a healing effect. They remind us of our inner strength to overcome hurdles.

These words of wisdom are also useful to share with friends who are going through a low phase. They can help lift their spirits.


The article shares a collection of inspiring quotes from famous people. These quotes are intended to support in managing unexpected challenges and tough times.

These motivational quotes tell us that no matter how dark it seems there is always hope and light at the end of the tunnel.

Such inspiring words are not just healing for us, but can also help to inspire friends, family and loved ones when they are feeling down.

Best Feeling Down Quotes

If you’re going through hell, keep going. ~ Winston Churchill.

Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation. ~ Khalil Gibran.

You have it within you to rise above whatever is bringing you down. ~ Karen Salmansohn.


Tonight I can write the saddest lines. ~ Pablo Neruda.

Tears come from the heart and not from the brain. ~ Leonardo da Vinci.

When someone you love dies, you don’t lose them all at once. You lose them in pieces over time. ~ Simon Birch.


I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it. ~ Maya Angelou.

I just got tired of being sick and tired and feeling down. Unfortunately, you don’t realize this until you’re getting sober but the reason why you’re depressed all the time is it’s the drugs that are depressing you. ~ Steven Adler.

Breathing is hard. When you cry so much, it makes you realize that breathing is hard. ~ David Levithan.

Famous Feeling Down Quotes

It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses, we must plant more roses. ~ George Eliot.


Regrets are the tears of choices not made, and of good deeds left undone. ~ Jonathan Lockwood Huie.

Be selective with your battles. Sometimes peace is better than being right. ~ Karen Salmansohn.

You feel as if everybody has been given an instruction manual on how to be likable, but you didn’t get it. And they are all sold out now. And if you are what you eat, then you must have surely spent the last few years of your life eating dog food and cat shit. Because when you look in the mirror, it is all that you see. ~ Heather O’Neill.

I try to make myself do things for other people when I’m feeling down. Like, you can call your local hospital and help out in the pediatric unit. ~ Abigail Breslin.

Even when you are feeling down, you have to live your life positively, that way, happy days and happy feelings will come to you someday. ~ Kim Hyun-joong.


It feels like every other part of my body is broken too. ~ Missy Altijd.

Sometimes you’ve got to be able to listen to yourself and be okay with no one else understanding. ~ Christopher Barzak.

I would rather have a fool to make me merry than experience to make me sad. ~ Kenneth Branagh.

Well, when I’m sad, I like to read a really sad story because then I don’t feel so sad myself. ~ Blanche Hanalis.

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Life’s under no obligation to give us what we expect. ~ Margaret Mitchell.


It’s sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew. ~ Henry Rollins.

In time, every sad ending will become happy. The sad ending is only because the author stops telling the story. But it still goes on. It’s just untold. ~ Mark Polish.

You cannot protect yourself from sadness without protecting yourself from happiness. ~ Jonathan Safran Foer.

Tears shed for another person are not a sign of weakness. They are a sign of a pure heart. ~ Jose N. Harris.

Whenever you leave behind failure that means you’re doing better. If you think everything you’ve done has been great, you’re probably dumb. ~ Louis CK.


Anxiety is the partner of depression. It accompanies half the cases of depression. Sometimes it triggers depression. ~ Matt Haig.

A big part of letting go is recognizing when it is time to stay in a situation and when it is time to move on. ~ Darren L. Johnson.

When you’re feeling down, sad, lonely, negative, you don’t want to take care of yourself – and the weight problem and the diabetic problem and the heart attack and stroke problems and high cholesterol set in. ~ Richard Simmons.

Top Feeling Down Quotes

One thing you can’t hide – is when you’re crippled inside. ~ John Lennon.

Most of my life I’ve had long periods of feeling down and lost. That’s why every five years or so I’ve smashed my life to pieces and started again. ~ Siobhan Fahey.


Things change. And friends leave. Life doesn’t stop for anybody. ~ Stephen Chbosky.

You are more powerful than your circumstances. They don’t define you. You do. ~ Jon Gordon.

Embrace your grief and your sadness felt towards those that have passed and remember them with love. ~ Aaron Soltys.

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. ~ Mark Twain.

There are two types of people in the world: those who prefer to be sad among others, and those who prefer to be sad alone. ~ Nicole Krauss.

They say when you are missing someone that they are probably feeling the same, but I don’t think it’s possible for you to miss me as much as I’m missing you right now. ~ Edna St. Vincent Millay.


Write your sad times in sand, write your good times in stone. ~ George Bernard Shaw.

It’s raining in my heart like it’s raining in the city. What is this sadness that pierces my heart? ~ Sonya Sones.

If you fell down yesterday, stand up today. ~ H. G. Wells.

Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny. ~ C.S. Lewis.

Amazing Feeling Down Quotes

Imagine smiling after a slap in the face. Then think of doing it twenty-four hours a day. ~ Markus Zusak.

Alas for those that never sing, But die with all their music in them! ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.


Tears are words that need to be written. ~ Paulo Coelho.

Twice as many women as men will suffer a serious bout of depression in their lives. ~ Matt Haig.

All this pain ain’t forever. ~ Omotoso Omotayo Olawande.

I think I’m afraid to be happy because whenever I get too happy, something bad always happens. ~ Charles Schulz.

Whenever you’re feeling down..And I am not around let the sight of me be the reason you smile. ~ Shahrukh Khan.

You can go to the doctor a million times if you’re feeling down, and get nowhere, but if you go for a run it makes you feel really good. ~ Gail Porter.


Zero is the number people often feel, more so than one. ~ Anthony Liccione.

I guess that’s what saying good-bye is always like – like jumping off an edge. The worst part is making the choice to do it. Once you’re in the air, there’s nothing you can do but let go. ~ Lauren Oliver.

You were merely wishing for the end of pain, the monster said. Your own pain. An end to how it isolated you. It is the most human wish of all. ~ Patrick Ness.

The longer and more carefully we look at a funny story, the sadder it becomes. ~ Nikolai V. Gogol.

Don’t mind me. I’ll just sit here, crying over yesterday. ~ P.M. Harrison.


When you are feeling down, look at the skies. You are not always alone. ~ EunB.

Mostly it is loss which teaches us about the worth of things. ~ Arthur Schopenhauer.

This is what it felt like to have a broken heart. It felt less like a cracking down the middle and more like she had swallowed it whole and it sat bruised and bleeding in the pit of her stomach. ~ Wendy Wunder.

Short Feeling Down Quotes

The rose and the thorn, and sorrow and gladness are linked together. ~ Saadi.


To have felt too much is to end in feeling nothing. ~ Dorothy Thompson.

Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live. ~ Norman Cousins.

Pick yourself up when you’re feeling down. No one else is likely to. ~ Catherine DeVrye.

Sometimes, all you can do is lie in bed, and hope to fall asleep before you fall apart. ~ William C. Hannan.

The reason it hurts so much to separate is because our souls are connected. ~ Nicholas Sparks.


You’re only given a little spark of madness. You mustn’t lose it. ~ Robin Williams.

Heavy hearts, like heavy clouds in the sky, are best relieved by the letting of a little water. ~ Christopher Morley.

As the light begins to intensify, so does my misery, and I wonder how it is possible to hurt so much when nothing is wrong. ~ Tabitha Suzuma.

So it’s true, when all is said and done, grief is the price we pay for love. ~ E.A. Bucchianeri.

So these were the 66 quotes about Feeling Down.

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