We all need a little inspiration. Here are 22 beautiful and empowering suicide prevention quotes for National Suicide Prevention Week.
Suicide Prevention Quotes
Believe in yourself and all that you are. Know that there is something inside you that is greater than any obstacle. Christian D. Larson
Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn. Harriet Beecher Stowe
Despite the cloud of my depression and anxiety, I woke up every morning with a choice, give up or trudge through. Trudging sucks. Giving up sucks. Sometimes life comes down to the lesser of two evils.
Having difficult times and grief and brokenness, does not mean that life is over. These are just bumps in the road, obstacles to be overcome and made stepping stones into a long successful life.
Grit your teeth and let it hurt. Don’t deny it, don’t be overwhelmed by it. It will not last forever. Harold Kushner
I’ve learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow. Maya Angelou
There’s no shame in having to fight every day, but fighting every day, and presumably, if you’re still alive to hear these words or read this interview, then you are winning your war. You’re here. You might not win every battle. There are going to be some really tough days. There might be several tough times in any given single day, but hopefully, this will help somebody to think, “This isn’t easy; it is a fight, but I’m going to keep fighting.” Jared Padalecki
However long the night, the dawn will break. African proverb
Our real blessings often appear to us in the shape of pains, losses and disappointments; but let us have patience and we soon shall see them in their proper figures. Joseph Addison
When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on. Franklin D. Roosevelt
Take a shower, wash off the day. Drink a glass of water. Make the room dark. Lie down and close your eyes. Notice the silence. Notice your heart. Still beating. Still fighting. You made it, after all. You made it, another day. And you can make it one more. You’re doing just fine. Charlotte Eriksson
To all who walk the dark path, and to those who walk in the sunshine but hold out a hand in the darkness to travel beside us: Brighter days are coming. Clearer sight will arrive. And you will arrive too. No, it might not be forever. The bright moments might be for a few days at a time, but hold on for those days. Those days are worth the dark. Jenny Lawson
Never give up. Winston Churchill
One of the secrets of life is to make stepping stones out of stumbling blocks. Jack Penn
The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not just happen. Elisabeth Kübler-Ross
“Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think and loved more than you know.” Christopher Robin (A.A. Milne)
If you were born with the weakness to fall, you were born with the strength to rise. Rupi Kaur
Don’t ask yourself what the world needs. Ask yourself what makes you come alive and then go do that. Because what the world needs is more people who have come alive. Dr. Howard thurman
You are imperfect, you are wired for struggle, but you are worthy of love and belonging. Brené Brown
Sometimes even to live is an act of courage. Seneca
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all. Dale Carnegie
Courage does not always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, “I will try again tomorrow.” Mary Anne Radmacher