Quotations About / On: DEPRESSION
'Another day that I wake up is another day that Depression has lost.'
The principal cause of depression is nothing but ignorance.
(Value of wisdom)
Depression leads to many sicknesses.
Depression destroys your health.
Economic depression can not be cured by legislative action or executive pronouncement.
(Herbert Hoover (1874-1964), U.S. president. Ed. Arnold S. Rice, Herbert Hoover, 1874-1964: ChronologyDocumentsBibliographical Aids, p. 61, Dobbs Ferry (1971).)
When we're unemployed, we're called lazy; when the whites are unemployed it's called a depression.
(Jesse Jackson (b. 1941), U.S. clergyman, civil rights leader. Interview in The Americans, "When Whites Are Unemployed, It's Called a Depression," David Frost (1970).)
I cling to depression, thinking it a form of truth.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Third Selection, New York (1986).)
Depression is melancholy minus its charmsthe animation, the fits.
(Susan Sontag (b. 1933), U.S. essayist. Illness As Metaphor, ch. 7 (1978).)
'[T]here would be many ingenious toys available, heralding a new age of 'magical' genius. Optimism would increase, and depression would subside.'
(- -Nathan Coppedge, Nov 2015, concerning the effects of working perpetual motion on society, at Quora.com.)
Dark Times Rising: depression, anxiety, hopelessness; writing might be one of the best avenues of escape, power to all who stand against dark tides.
(Terence George Craddock October 2015 on the 21.10.2015)