7 Wonderful Quotes About Depression From The Great Robin Williams
“You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it.”
This article originally appeared on 10.31.17
On August 11, 2014, the world was shocked to find it had lost comedic genius and Oscar-winning actor Robin Williams.
Williams took his own life after a decades-long battle with depression and the onset of Lewy body dementia and Parkinson's disease.
But William's left behind an amazing career as a stand-up comic, TV star on Mork and Mindy, and leading roles in such unforgettable films as Mrs. Doubtfire, Dead Poets Society, Good Will Hunting, andGood Morning, Vietnam.
Here, we take a look at some of his most powerful and hilarious quotes from throughout the years.
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