Overcoming Depression Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old overcoming depression quotes, overcoming depression sayings, and overcoming depression proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


When everyone believes they are the life coaches, who are the players?     

Criss Jami

Do not hate the player, nor the game...rule it!     

T.F. Hodge

You need to be loyal to the people who have helped you in the past & gave you a break when you were not a big player.     

Ziad K. Abdelnour

A fast car can make women 'like' a man; and a man 'like' women fast.     

Mokokoma Mokhonoana

A trophy carries dust. Memories last forever.     

Mary Lou Retton

Most people give up just when they're about to achieve success. They quit on the one yard line. They give up at the last minute of the game one foot from a winning touchdown.     

Ross Perot

One man practicing sportsmanship is far better than 50 preaching it.      

Knute Rockne

It isn't hard to be good from time to time in sports. What is tough, is being good every day     

Willie Mays

Don't measure yourself by what you have accomplished, but by what you should have accomplished with your ability.     

John Wooden

A lot of late nights in the gym, a lot of early mornings, especially when your friends are going out, you're going to the gym, those are the sacrifices that you have to make if you want to be an NBA basketball player.     

Jason Kidd

Coaching is easy. Winning is the hard part.     

Elgin Baylor

Great players are willing to give up their own personal achievement for the achievement of the group. It enhances everybody.     

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Bass players are always the intellectual kind, but nobody knows it.     

Stanley Clarke

Every player should be accorded the privilege of at least one season with the Chicago Cubs. That's baseball as it should be played in God's own sunshine. And that's really living.     

Alvin Dark

You don't think about anything because you just try to playevery game, every point. If you get some chance, you try to take this chance.     

Nikolay Davydenko

I love the winning, I can take the losing, but most of all I love to play.     

Boris Becker

The difference of great players is at a certain point in a match they raise their level of play and maintain it. Lesser players play great for a set, but then less.     

Pete Sampras

Sports is human life in microcosm.     

Howard Cosell

Champions keep playing until they get it right.     

Billie Jean King

The medals don't mean anything and the glory doesn't last. It's all about your happiness. The rewards are going to come, but my happiness is just loving the sport and having fun performing.     

Jackie Joyner-Kersee

To succeed...You need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.     

Tony Dorsett

Give your players something they can physically do - don't ask them to do something they can't do.     

Lou Holtz

Practice does not make perfect. Only perfect practice makes perfect.     

Vince Lombardi

A good coach will make his players see what they can be rather than what they are.     

Ara Parseghian

We've been together since we've been teenagers. I can go away and disappear for two years, and when we get back together, it's like nothing ever has changed.     

John Oates

You're breaking up, you're getting together, you're changing your life, you're arguing with your parents, you're making terrible mistakes, you're having great triumphs. It's what happens to teenagers.     

Jason Katims

The thing that bums me out about 'The Real World' is I don't want to believe that teenagers are that stupid.     

Kathy Griffin

Teenagers are more willing to experiment, and they'll find a way to wear something if they like it.     

Bella Freud

Books are as dark as what is available to teenagers through the media every day.     

Tamora Pierce

... And these children that you spit on as they try to change their worlds are immune to your consultations.They're quite aware of what they're going through...     

David Bowie