When a man is in despair…

“When a man is in despair, it means that he still believes in something.”

— Dmitri Shostakovich (soviet composer and pianist) 20130728-195403.jpg
Depression is a complex human illness. Desperation is an interesting perspective of a man still believing and fighting for a value or ideal or another person. When I read this I was so encouraged by its simplicity yet it is full of empathy and wisdom. The author’s clarity holds a respect for the man of despair and that is a credit indeed.

image by Al Smith

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