Feeling Down Sayings and Quotes

Sometimes life can throw roadblocks our way that can dampen the mood. While you might be down, you are not out. Below you’ll find a collection of wise and insightful quotes to help when you’re feeling down.

When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love have always won. There have been tyrants and murderers, and for a time, they can seem invincible, but in the end, they always fall. Think of it — always.     

Mahatma Gandhi

Write your sad times in sand, write your good times in stone.     

George Bernard Shaw

When youre feeling down just close your eyes, and the magic I brought back your side.     


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

Maya Angelou

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

David Levithan

Even when you are feeling down, you have to live your life positively, that way, happy days and happy feelings will come to you some day.     

Kim Hyun-joong

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

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

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

Nicholas Sparks

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

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


She had tricked him. She had made him leave his old self behind and come into her world, and then before he was really at home in it but too late to go back, she had left him stranded there — like an astronaut wandering about on the moon. Alone.     

Katherine Paterson

Whenever you're feeling down..And I am not around let the sight of me be the reason you smile.     

Shahrukh Khan

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

I seldom think about my limitations, and they never make me sad. Perhaps there is just a touch of yearning at times; but it is vague, like a breeze among flowers.     

Helen Keller

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

Missy Altijd

You not supposed to feel down over whatever happen to you. I mean, you're supposed to use whatever happen to you as some type of upper, not a downer.     

Bob Marley

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


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

Khalil Gibran

When someone you love dies, you don't lose them all at once. You lose them in pieces over time.     

Simon Birch

If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.     

H. G. Wells

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

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

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

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

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

I think I'm afraid to be happy because whenever I get too happy, something bad always happens.     

Charles Schulz

Regrets are the tears of choices not made, and of good deeds left undone.     

Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Pick yourself up when you're feeling down. No one else is likely to.     

Catherine DeVrye

It's raining in my heart like it's raining in the city. What is this sadness that pierces my heart?     

Sonya Sones