30 Inspiring Quotes To Make You Smile When You're Down In The Dumps

Don't be sad. Keep in mind how awesome you are.

Encouraging Quotes To Give You Strength When You're Depressed

We all have days when we are down in the dumps. There are days when you are depressed, upset, angry, and all the other negative feelings a person can have. You may feel like you cannot see the light and that you will never get to where you are wanting to go in life.

But there are some great things in life that you will find, too. You will find a career that makes you happy and you will feel like you are accomplishing something fantastic in life. You may find the one who is your soulmate, get married, have a baby, find a dream house, adopt a pet, or go on a once in a lifetime vacation.


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You have to just keep trying (and trying again) in life. You need to look at each moment with fresh eyes. Sometimes you just need some sleep to reset yourself. You may want to try giving yourself some more attention. When you are down in the dumps the most is probably when you give others more attention than you do to yourself. So you may want to try giving yourself some more attention. Do something just for you, like a massage, a nice, warm, bubble bath, a special type of food that you never get to eat, or whatever else makes you happy. Take a moment to yourself to splurge and regain your self-confidence.


Even though times may be tough for you right now, you may feel like just a few changes will make a huge difference. If you try to pamper yourself at least once a week then you may find that everyday struggles are much more manageable.

Keep strong and be fearless.

Here are 30 encouraging quotes to inspire you and make you smile when you're upset and depressed so that you can get the strength you need to keep going. Everything will be OK and you will soon find your own happiness.

1. No regrets.

Encouraging Quotes To Give You Strength When You're Depressed


"Never regret a day in your life. Good Days give you happiness and bad days give you experience." —Fearless.Soul

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2. Letting it go is the first step.

"Every day is a new day, and you'll never be able to find happiness if you don't move on." —Carrie Underwood

3. You will work hard to achieve your goals

"Whatever goal you give to your subconscious mind, it will work night and day to achieve." —Jack Canfield

4. Love is life's greatest inspiration.

"The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge." —Bertrand Russell

5. Finding the light.

Quotes To make you smile when you're feeling down


"Only when we are brave enough to explore the darkness we will discover the infinite power of our light." —Brene Brown

6. Live, laugh, love.

"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow." —Albert Einstein

7. Plot twist!

"When something goes wrong in your life, just yell 'PLOT TWIST!' and move on." —Unknown

8. Enjoy life and you will be happy.

"The trick is to enjoy life. Don't wish away your days, waiting for better ones ahead." —Marjorie Pay Hinckley

9. Keep your heart light.

"Go forward in life with a twinkle in your eye and a smile on your face, but with great and strong purpose in your heart." —Gordon B. Hinckley

10. Never give up.

Encouraging Quotes To Give You Strength When You're Depressed


"We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated." —Maya Angelou

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11. Always give with all your heart.

"The real meaning of enlightenment is to give with undimmed eyes on all darkness." —Nikos Kazantzakis

12. No worries, be happy.

"Whoever values peace of mind and the health of the soul will live the best of all possible lives." —Marcus Aurelius

13. Timeless memories.

"Laughter is timeless, imagination has no age and dreams are forever." —Walt Disney

14. When you are brave, you are motivated.

"You can, you should, and if you're brave enough to start, you will." —Stephen King


15. Doing nothing makes life boring.

Quotes To make you smile when you're feeling down

"'Today or never' that's my motto." —Mary Poppins

16. Keep trying.

"Never give up because you never know if the next try is going to be the one that works." —Mary Kay Ash

17. Make your own destiny.

"If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door." —Milton Berle

18. The world is your oyster.

"The world is but a canvas to the imagination." —Henry David Thoreau


19. You can make your dreams come true.

"I believe that if one always looked at the skies, one would end up with wings." —Gustave Flaubert

20. Always ask for some spiritual guidance.

Encouraging Quotes To Give You Strength When You're Depressed

"Asking an angel to blow kisses your way, hoping to lighten & brighten your day." —Tom Baker

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21. You are who you are, embrace the craziness.

"Embrace the glorious mess that you are." —Elizabeth Gilbert

22. As long as you try, you have succeeded.

"Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened." —Dr. Seuss

23. There is always a silver lining.

"From the right point of view, every storm and every drop in it is a rainbow." —Henry David Thoreau

24. You don't always have to be happy.

"It's OK to not feel okay." —Unknown


25. In hard times, there is always something for you to make something from nothing.

Quotes To make you smile when you're feeling down

"In the middle of a difficulty lies opportunity." —Albert Einstein

26. No risk taking does not equal living.

"If you risk nothing, then you risk everything." —Geena Davis

27. If you think everything is possible, then it is possible.

"Impossible is just an opinion." —Paulo Coelho


28. Remember that there are others who have a harder time than you, but your problems are still valid.

"Just remember there is someone out there that is more than happy with less than what you have." —Unknown

29. You can help yourself move on.

"If flowers can teach themselves how to bloom after winter passes, so can you." —Noor Shirazie

30. Don't let anyone take away your smile.

Encouraging Quotes To Give You Strength When You're Depressed


"Use your smile to change the world. Don't let the world change your smile." —Unknown

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Emily Francos is a writer who covers astrology, pop culture and relationship topics.