More Notable Quotes

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I hope you enjoy these quotes from Notable Quotes published by World Book Encyclopedia , Inc.

Conscience is the inner voice that warns us that someone may be looking. H.L. Mencken

Your conscience is what your mother told you before you were six years old. Dr.G. Brock Chisholm

Courage is fear that has said its prayers. Karle Baker

Men learn while they teach. Seneca

In a full heart there is room for everything, and in an empty heart there is room for nothing. Antonio Porchia

To live anywhere in the world today and be against equality because of race or colour, is like living in Alaska and being against snow. William Faulkner

None of us can stand other people having the same faults as ourselves. Oscar Wilde

 

 

 

 

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What is the opposite of depression?*

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*According to writer, Andrew Solomon, it is vitality! That makes a lot of sense to me.

I listened to his talk on the video below and could relate to much of what he said. I had my first encounter with depression when I was in my 20’s and have experienced it on and off over the years. I have used a variety of methods to help me feel and do better.

Solomon raises the issue of “psychological vs physiological” and proclaims that we don’t have enough scientific evidence to choose either one. Maybe in time there will be a better answer.

Most of the time my depression is not noticeable to other people. I function quite well. I remember learning about “putting one foot in front of the other” and another tip was “just keep breathing” – these sayings were helpful at times.

Anyway, I won’t go on about depression apart from asking you to be aware among your family and friends and be brave enough to ask them if they are okay and be prepared to listen to their response. Thanks 🙂