50 Best Mental Health Quotes

Mental health is an individual’s capacity to feel, think, and act in ways to achieve a better quality of life whilst respecting personal, social, and cultural boundaries. It includes our emotional, psychological and social well-being.

People suffering from mental health problems can find it difficult to cope with daily life. It is important that the person suffering from mental health should seek the help of a specialist to treat the issue.

Here are some quotes about mental health that will educate and inspire you to keep moving forward:

1. The best way out is always through. — Robert Frost

2. Just because you don’t understand it doesn’t mean it isn’t so. – Lemony Snicket

3. Mental health affects every aspect of your life. It’s not just this neat little issue you can put into a box. — Shannon Purser

4. Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light. — Albus Dumbledore

5. You don’t have to control your thoughts. You just have to stop letting them control you. — Dan Millman

6. Be patient and tough; some day this pain will be useful to you. — Ovid

7. Your mental health is a priority. Your happiness is essential. Your self-care is a necessity.

8. My dark days made me strong. Or maybe I already was strong, and they made me prove it. — Emery Lord

9. It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light. — Aristotle

10. Change what you can, manage what you can’t. — Raymond McCauley

11. If you are broken, you do not have to stay broken. — Selena Gomez

12. Just because no one else can heal or do your inner work for you doesn’t mean you can, should, or need to do it alone. — Lisa Olivera

13. Your worst enemy cannot harm you as much as your own unguarded thoughts. — Buddha

14. I am bent, but not broken. I am scarred, but not disfigured. I am sad, but not hopeless. I am tired, but not powerless. I am angry, but not bitter. I am depressed, but not giving up.

15. Your present circumstances don’t determine where you can go; they merely determine where you start. — Nido Qubein

16. There is a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in. ― Leonard Cohen

17. Anything that’s human is mentionable, and anything that is mentionable can be more manageable. When we can talk about our feelings, they become less overwhelming, less upsetting, and less scary. — Fred Rogers

18. It is okay to have depression, it is okay to have anxiety and it is okay to have an adjustment disorder. We need to improve the conversation. We all have mental health in the same way we all have physical health. — Prince Harry

19. Your illness is not your identity. Your chemistry is not your character. — Rick Warren

20. Let your story go. Allow yourself to be present with who you are right now. – Russ Kyle

21. Take a deep breath to remember you are the child who lived through survival mode and the empowered adult who chose their healing. — Dr. Nicole LePera

22. You are not your illness. You have an individual story to tell. You have a name, a history, a personality. Staying yourself is part of the battle. — Julian Seifter

23. What mental health needs is more sunlight, more candour, and more unashamed conversation. – Glenn Close

24. Promise me you’ll always remember: you’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. — Christopher Robin

25. You don’t have to be positive all the time. It’s perfectly okay to feel sad, angry, annoyed, frustrated, scared and anxious. Having feelings doesn’t make you a negative person. It makes you human. — Lori Deschene

26. If we start being honest about our pain, our anger, and our shortcomings instead of pretending they don’t exist, then maybe we’ll leave the world a better place than we found it. – Russell Wilson

27. You can’t control everything. Sometimes you just need to relax and have faith that things will work out. Let go a little and just let life happen. — Kody Keplinger

28. Recovery is not one and done. It is a lifelong journey that takes place one day, one step at a time.

29. The advice I’d give to somebody that’s silently struggling is: You don’t have to live that way. You don’t have to struggle in silence. You can be un-silent. You can live well with a mental health condition, as long as you open up to somebody about it, because it’s really important you share your experience with people so that you can get the help that you need. — Demi Lovato

30. One small crack does not mean that you are broken, it means that you were put to the test and you didn’t fall apart. — Linda Poindexter

31. Sometimes you climb out of bed in the morning and you think, I’m not going to make it, but you laugh inside — remembering all the times you’ve felt that way. — Charles Bukowski

32. Mental health problems don’t define who you are. They are something you experience. You walk in the rain and you feel the rain, but you are not the rain. — Matt Haig

33. I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination. — Jimmy Dean

34. There is hope, even when your brain tells you there isn’t. — John Green

35. If there is no struggle, there is no progress. — Frederick Douglas

36. Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars. — Kahlil Gibran

37. Tough times never last, but tough people do! — Robert Schuller

38. Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves. ― Henry David Thoreau

39. Being able to be your true self is one of the strongest components of good mental health. — Dr. Lauren Fogel Mersy

40. Emotional pain is not something that should be hidden away and never spoken about. There is truth in your pain, there is growth in your pain, but only if it’s first brought out into the open. — Steven Aitchison

41. When I was in middle school, I was struggling with severe anxiety and depression and the help and support I received from my family and a therapist saved my life. Asking for help is the first step. You are more precious to this world than you’ll ever know. — Lili Rhinehart

42. Self-care is how you take your power back. — Lalah Delia

43. Sometimes the people around you won’t understand your journey. They don’t need to, it’s not for them. — Joubert Botha

44. I keep moving ahead, as always, knowing deep down inside that I am a good person and that I am worthy of a good life. ― Jonathan Harnisch

45. Don’t let your struggle become your identity.

46. In the middle of winter I, at last, discovered that there was in me an invincible summer. — Albert Camus

47. The only journey is the journey within. – Rainer Maria Rilke

48. Take your time healing, as long as you want. Nobody else knows what you’ve been through. How could they know how long it will take to heal you? — Abertoli

49. You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection. — Buddha

50. 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

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