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Believe nothing. Try everything.


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I find it easy to spot a depressive. The illness is scrawled across them like graffiti.

I find it easy to spot a depressive. The illness is scrawled across them like graffiti.



One thing I know is true. Try never to abandon hope for if you do, hope will surely try to abandon you.

One thing I know is true. Try never to abandon hope for if you do, hope will surely try to abandon you.



There is one thing we know about meaning: that meaning consists in attachment to something bigger than you are.

There is one thing we know about meaning: that meaning consists in attachment to something bigger than you are.



As to whether the depression will come back, it is every depressive's fear.

As to whether the depression will come back, it is every depressive's fear.



Bad enough to be ill, but to feel compelled to deny the very thing that, in its worst and most active state, defines you is agony indeed.

Bad enough to be ill, but to feel compelled to deny the very thing that, in its worst and most active state, defines you is agony indeed.



Sometimes I think depression should be called the coping illness. So many of us struggle on, not daring or knowing how to ask for help. More of us, terribly, go undiagnosed.

Sometimes I think depression should be called the coping illness. So many of us struggle on, not daring or knowing how to ask for help. More of us, terribly, go undiagnosed.



I had carried on when all I wanted was to be dead. I had stayed alive for other people. I never stayed alive for myself. I cannot begin to describe the intensity of that effort.

I had carried on when all I wanted was to be dead. I had stayed alive for other people. I never stayed alive for myself. I cannot begin to describe the intensity of that effort.



A part of my depression lies, I think, in my unanswered question: Where is home? I feel a sense, always, of trying to find my way back to a place that doesn't exist.

A part of my depression lies, I think, in my unanswered question: Where is home? I feel a sense, always, of trying to find my way back to a place that doesn't exist.



Everyone else has a work party, 'Kate said. 'So why shouldn't we? We're working hard at not being mad.

Everyone else has a work party, 'Kate said. 'So why shouldn't we? We're working hard at not being mad.





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Jealousy’s a weak emotion.

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Nobody should be allowed to burn the American flag - if they do, there must be consequences - perhaps loss of citizenship or year in jail!

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Touring is what you make it. I like to organise as much as possible myself.



A totally blind process can by definition lead to anything; it can even lead to vision itself.

A totally blind process can by definition lead to anything; it can even lead to vision itself.



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