World Mental Health Day Quotes

“It's up to you today to start making healthy choices. Not choices that are just healthy for your body, but healthy for your mind.”
- Steve Maraboli

“Real optimism is not the pep talk you give yourself. It is earned through the labor involved in emotional housekeeping.”
- Augusten Burroughs

“What an incredible thing! How much less they had than other human beings. Mentally retarded, deaf, mute - and still eagerly sanding benches.”
- Daniel Keyes

“Surely a good therapist should produce a Dorian Gray-style portrait from under the couch so the patient can see the person they really are.”
- Rosamund Lupton

“Truth and justice are commonly found in the personality of the paranoid delusional”
- Unkown Author

“I get up and pace the room, as if I can leave my guilt behind me. But it tracks me as I walk, an ugly shadow made by myself.”
- Rosamund Lupton

“He was seemingly born not only with a gift for language, but with a particularly nasty clock which makes him go crazy every three years or so.”
- Kurt Vonnegut

“Some seek the comfort of their therapist's office, other head to the corner pub and dive into a pint, but I chose running as my therapy.”
- Dean Karnazes

“I felt held hostage by her illness and by the backward mental health system that once again was incapable of helping our family in crisis.”
- Mira Bartok

“Hate cannot stop until someone stops hating - I am that someone".”
- Richard O Harris

Mental Illness Awareness Quotes

“The problem with having problems is that ‘someone’ always has it worse.”
- Tiffany Madison

“The hidden strength is too deep a secret. But in the the end it is our only ally.”
- Joanne Greenberg

“PTSD is a whole-body tragedy, an integral human event of enormous proportions with massive repercussions.”
- Susan Pease Banitt

“About a third of my cases are suffering from no clinically definable neurosis, but from the senselessness and emptiness of their lives. This can be defined as the general neurosis of our times.”
- C.G. Jung

“This was a characteroloical prelude, but it wasn’t chemical or somatic. It was the anatomy of melancholy, not the anatomy of his brain.”
- Jeffrey Eugenides