It’s a crazy world we live in. Between the day-to-day stress, social anxieties, and the overwhelming feeling that comes from being bombarded with world news all the time, it’s no wonder that things can get a little tough. But we find it always helps to grab a book. Some of our favorite YA novels are incredible escapes from our everyday lives, whether they be fantasy, romance, drama, or something else entirely. And in particular, there are countless mental health quotes between the pages that really make things a little better.
So grab a book, fall in love, and leave the chaos of the world behind.
Or if you don’t have the time, just scroll through and take a deep breath as you read the quotes we’ve pulled out below. They made us feel a little better. Hopefully they’ll do the same for you. And who knows? Maybe this will help you find your next favorite book!
14 Comforting Mental Health Quotes to Get You Through the Day
“But I know that I spent a long time existing, and now I intend to live.”
– AN EMBER IN THE ASHES by Sabaa Tahir
“Chaos was inevitable. Might as well roll with it.”
– INVICTUS by Ryan Graudin
“Your now is not your forever.”
– TURTLES ALL THE WAY DOWN by John Green
“Do not be afraid of what makes you shine brightly.”
– EMPIRE OF STORMS by Sarah J. Maas
“The thing I realize is, that it’s not what you take, it’s what you leave.”
– ALL THE BRIGHT PLACES by Jennifer Niven
“Hope is a powerful thing. Some say it’s a different breed of magic altogether.”
– CARAVAL by Stephanie Garber
“Perhaps without the lows, the highs could not be reached.”
– THE HOST by Stephenie Meyer
“Brave doesn’t mean you’re not scared. It means you go on even though you’re scared.”
– THE HATE U GIVE by Angie Thomas
“Soft hearts make the universe worth living in.”
– CARVE THE MARK by Veronica Roth
“‘Each day means a new twenty-four hours. Each day means everything’s possible again.'”
– LEGEND by Marie Lu
“My dark days made me strong. Or maybe I already was strong, and they made me prove it.”
– WHEN WE COLLIDED by Emery Lord
“No matter the height of the mountain, the climbing is the same.”
– CROOKED KINGDOM by Leigh Bardugo
“You belong where you’re loved.”
– LADY MIDNIGHT by Cassandra Clare
“And it’s the end of the world and the beginning of the world and we’re seventeen. It’s an awesome thing.”
– THE UPSIDE OF UNREQUITED by Becky Albertalli
What’s the last book you read that comforted you? Let us know below!