Cancer And Life Famous Quotes & Sayings

List of top 100 famous quotes and sayings about cancer and life to read and share with friends on your Facebook, Twitter, blogs.

Top 100 Quotes About Cancer And Life

#1. If you've led a rather bohemian and rackety life, as I have, it's precisely the cancer that you'd expect to get. That's a bit of a yawn. - Author: Christopher Hitchens
Quotes About Cancer And Life #1802
#2. I'm cancer-free. And I'm on antioxidants and acupuncture and a different diet. And I have a different outlook on life. I don't have resentment any more. It's wonderful. - Author: Louis Gossett Jr.
Quotes About Cancer And Life #5626
#3. Happiness is your inherent nature. In the hustle and bustle of life, you have forgotten a part of yourself, and looking for it outside. Fill this void with happiness that is sustainable, not transitory; that illuminates your life and that of others, that is life giving and so natural. - Author: Sanchita Pandey
Quotes About Cancer And Life #9563
#4. Bad news doesn't hurt as much, if you hear it in good company. It's like, if somebody pushes you out of a 5th floor window and you bounce off an awning, a car roof, and a pile of plastic garbage bags before you smash onto the pavement, you've got a pretty good chance of surviving. - Author: Patricia Gaffney
Quotes About Cancer And Life #20027
#5. He can heal me. I believe He will. I believe I'm going to be an old surely Baptist preacher. And even if He doesn't ... that's the thing: I've read Philippians 1. I know what Paul says. I'm here let's work, if I go home? That's better. I understand that. - Author: Matt Chandler
Quotes About Cancer And Life #30384
#6. My mom [has] always been my hero. Watching her experience something like breast cancer was pivotal, I think in my whole family's life and experience. She is one strong lady. - Author: Emma Stone
Quotes About Cancer And Life #42601
#7. Fantastic days are what you wish upon those who have so few sunrises left, those whose lungs are so lesion-spangled with new cancer that they should be embracing as much life as they can. Time's a-wasting, go out and have yourself a fantastic day! Fantastic days are for goners. - Author: David Rakoff
Quotes About Cancer And Life #44923
#8. Death straps me to the hospital bed, claws its way onto my chest and sits there.I didn't know it would hurt this much. I didn't know that everything good that's ever happened in my life would be emptied out by it. - Author: Jenny Downham
Quotes About Cancer And Life #49924
#9. My life, like most people's, has been negatively affected by cancer, and the thought of my young children living in an age where this is no longer humanity's No. 1 health fear was simply overpowering. - Author: Shane Smith
Quotes About Cancer And Life #83721
#10. I have always made a distinction between healing and curing. To me, 'healed' represents a condition of one's life; 'cured' relates strictly to one's physical condition. In other words, there may be healed quadriplegics and AIDS patients, and cured cancer patients who are leading unhealthy lives. - Author: Bernie Siegel
Quotes About Cancer And Life #98146
#11. I kind of blossomed backwards. I got cancer, fell in love and have a magical life. I never imagined it would happen that way, but you just go with the flow, right? - Author: Kris Carr
Quotes About Cancer And Life #105945
#12. Ninety percent of cancers are curable in stage one. We spend billions of dollars and over 40 years searching for a cure, and we're not really that close. So why aren't we teaching people the only cure we have now? Early detection is one sh**ty year, versus the rest of your life. - Author: Yael Cohen
Quotes About Cancer And Life #117403
#13. I look at my cancer journey as a gift: It made me slow down and realisethe important things in life and taught me to not sweat the small stuff. - Author: Olivia Newton-John
Quotes About Cancer And Life #138250
#14. Love and laughter are stronger than cancer. - Author: Tanya Masse
Quotes About Cancer And Life #148081
#15. I went into a church and simply said, 'Goodbye.' It is the terrible unfairness of life. How could God allow cancer, poverty, the sheer unfairness of so many lives? That is the question which finishes it for me. - Author: Ruth Rendell
Quotes About Cancer And Life #153096
#16. Thaddeus knew again what it felt like to be living a life that was totally out of control. Which is something a cancer diagnosis can do in an eye blink. You don't know what it means, you're threatened and scared to death, and you lack all the information you'll need to try to pull yourself - Author: John Ellsworth
Quotes About Cancer And Life #155556
#17. My life had made me funny, and cancer wasn't going to change that, - Author: Gilda Radner
Quotes About Cancer And Life #157637
#18. When your partner gets cancer, then life changes. Your timetable and reference for your normal routines and the way you view life, all this changes. Because you're dealing with death. You're dealing with the possibility of death and dying. - Author: Pierce Brosnan
Quotes About Cancer And Life #163605
#19. Cancer is not a concentration camp, but it shares the quality of annihilation: it negates the possibility of life outside and beyond itself; it subsumes all living. - Author: Siddhartha Mukherjee
Quotes About Cancer And Life #191258
#20. Since I came to the White House, I got two hearing aids, a colon operation, skin cancer, a prostate operation, and I was shot. The damn thing is, I've never felt better in my life. - Author: Ronald Reagan
Quotes About Cancer And Life #206583
#21. I've written and passed laws to give Medicare beneficiaries access to life saving cancer drugs and to ensure that seniors don't have to give up the prospect of a cure when they go into hospice care. - Author: Ron Wyden
Quotes About Cancer And Life #209157
#22. Read a good book every day. Books help to educate the soul. The mere joy of learning something new will instill the will to live in you. - Author: Sanchita Pandey
Quotes About Cancer And Life #235035
#23. I told her that the pills will let her slip off and that when a person dies there comes a long clean sleep."
"That's all," Alexandria whispers, echoing after her, "a long clean sleep. - Author: Annie Fisher
Quotes About Cancer And Life #242135
#24. What I've learned from my own journey, and from my family's experience with cancer, is how important it is to stay positive and move forward. Not every day is going to be perfect; that's life. But staying positive is going to get you to the next day. - Author: Bonnie Blair
Quotes About Cancer And Life #255359
#25. In the frantic search for an elusive 'cure,' few researchers stand back and ask a very basic question: why does cancer exist? What is its place in the grand story of life? - Author: Paul Davies
Quotes About Cancer And Life #295667
#26. Today we fight. Tomorrow we fight. The day after, we fight. And if this disease plans on whipping us, it better bring a lunch, 'cause it's gonna have a long day doing it. - Author: Jim Beaver
Quotes About Cancer And Life #313014
#27. My family and friends were definitely the key to my recovery. One thing that I do suggest is that anyone dealing with a life-threatening illness like cancer choose a point person for people to call to find out how you are doing - a sister, brother, mother, father, daughter, son, or close friend. - Author: Olivia Newton-John
Quotes About Cancer And Life #314004
#28. The cancer bubble. It's almost like he's not here. Like he's on pause, and my life with him is on pause, and we're just waiting to see if somebody is going to hit play again or just stop the thing entirely. - Author: Abigail Barnette
Quotes About Cancer And Life #316659
#29. I was tired and crazy and rushed, and every time I boarded a plane, I wanted the plane to crash. I envied people dying of cancer. I hated my life. I was tired and bored with my job and my furniture, and I couldn't see any way to change things.
Only end them. - Author: Chuck Palahniuk
Quotes About Cancer And Life #316728
#30. Most of the human body disease such as Obesity, Cancer, Heart disease are linked with our food which we eat in our day to day life. If people are eating health food than how come there be more than 50% death from heart and cancer disease alone in a developed nation such as USA? - Author: Subodh Gupta
Quotes About Cancer And Life #336046
#31. Cancer came back into my life twice in order for me to understand something, and I guess I still wasn't getting it. And my husband wasn't getting it, either. - Author: Mariel Hemingway
Quotes About Cancer And Life #366536
#32. With something like cancer, there is a feeling that you can fight it in some way or control your response to it, but with dementia there is the fear of losing control of your mind and your life. - Author: Kevin Whately
Quotes About Cancer And Life #385733
#33. But maybe it's wrong of me to complain ... I'm alive after all ... and I lose an enemy or two every day ... cancer, apoplexy, gluttony ... it's a pleasure the number that pass on! ... I'm not hard to please ... a name! ... another! ... there are good things in life ... - Author: Louis-Ferdinand Celine
Quotes About Cancer And Life #392413
#34. The white race is the cancer of human history, it is the white race, and it aloneits ideologies and inventionswhich eradicates autonomous civilizations wherever it spreads, which has upset the ecological balance of the planet, which now threatens the very existence of life itself. - Author: Susan Sontag
Quotes About Cancer And Life #402635
#35. I offer you a second way of approaching the moment where everything in your life just stops, this one from the actor Robert Duvall: "I exist very nicely between the words 'action' and 'cut.'"
And even a third way: "It doesn't present as pain," I once heard an oncological surgeon say of cancer. - Author: Joan Didion
Quotes About Cancer And Life #414514
#36. Wanna move out the hood and defeat that cancer
I ask how she stay on her feet like dancers
How she keep on adding paint to a life-size canvas. - Author: Lil B
Quotes About Cancer And Life #433063
#37. Now I'm fighting cancer, everybody knows that. People ask me all the time about how you go through your life and how's your day, and nothing is changed for me. - Author: Jim Valvano
Quotes About Cancer And Life #448841
#38. Toxic people are like Cancer. If you keep them in your life, they will destroy your dreams, hopes and ambitions. - Author: Dee Dee M. Scott
Quotes About Cancer And Life #459094
#39. I am living proof that if you catch prostate cancer early, it can be reduced to a temporary inconvenience, and you can go back to a normal life. - Author: Norman Schwarzkopf
Quotes About Cancer And Life #463743
#40. Stay positive, stay strong, stay together and just keep going! - Author: Tanya Masse
Quotes About Cancer And Life #499045
#41. Health is real wealth and peace of mind is real happiness. Plant seeds which will bear colorful flowers and make the garden of your life bloom with their fragrance. - Author: Sanchita Pandey
Quotes About Cancer And Life #499891
#42. In retrospect, I have devoted my scientific life mainly to the question to what extent infectious agents contribute to human cancer, trusting that this will contribute to novel modes of cancer prevention, diagnosis and, hopefully, later on, also to cancer therapy. - Author: Harald Zur Hausen
Quotes About Cancer And Life #511610
#43. One of the big tensions in my life is that I have known the stresses of financial hardship since I was a little kid, and it is the cancer for which I am seeking a cure. - Author: Andy Richter
Quotes About Cancer And Life #515317
#44. I had to tell Dad, 'It will be okay and be positive; keep praying and have faith'. I have always known about cancer, but to be around someone who has it and to see what it does in such a short space of time was hard. It makes you think about your life, about what is important. - Author: Jermain Defoe
Quotes About Cancer And Life #518888
#45. Yes, I have cancer and it might not go away, but I can still have a future because life goes on. - Author: Kris Carr
Quotes About Cancer And Life #547205
#46. life was extraordinary. She fought her battle against breast cancer for five years but refused to stop living. She married the love of her life and they enjoyed every moment they had together. When she died, she was robbed not only because she was so young, - Author: D.M. Hamblin
Quotes About Cancer And Life #557943
#47. Cancer will be with me for the rest of my life, be it as a nodule, tumor or cell someplace, or in my fears and anxieties. - Author: Kathryn Joosten
Quotes About Cancer And Life #559587
#48. Because there is no challenge, there is no reason to work hard. And with no reason to work hard, we all have become lazy. Lazy people are like cancer. They spread. Before you know it, the entire country is destroyed. - Author: Tahir Shah
Quotes About Cancer And Life #599635
#49. Despite the fact that a predicted 350,000 persons in the US will die of cancer this year, the cancer bureaucracy keeps a closed mind ... the basic issue is not the efficacy of Laetrile, but the infringement of freedom in what amounts to a life and death question. - Author: Phil Crane
Quotes About Cancer And Life #631120
#50. What I believe
is that life
is music and fabulous foliage,
but it's also cancer and wars.
That's just how it is.
Maybe God could do better.
But shit, so could we. - Author: Lisa Schroeder
Quotes About Cancer And Life #634668
#51. In too many cases, the moms, the dads, the sisters and brothers of children with cancer must stand by a hospital bed and watch helplessly as this horrible disease consumes the life of an innocent child. - Author: Michael McCaul
Quotes About Cancer And Life #657581
#52. I'm interested in the ideas that sound a little crazy, such as radical life extension, curing cancer, being able to create a simulation of the human brain and map every neuron. - Author: Bill Maris
Quotes About Cancer And Life #665734
#53. During my time in orbit, I lost bone mass, my muscles atrophied, and my blood redistributed itself in my body, which strained my heart. Every day, I was exposed to ten times the radiation of a person on Earth, which will increase my risk of a fatal cancer for the rest of my life. - Author: Scott Kelly
Quotes About Cancer And Life #674630
#54. When you get cancer, it's like really time to look at what your life was and is, and I decided that everything I've done so far is not as important as what I'm going to do now. - Author: Herbie Mann
Quotes About Cancer And Life #675609
#55. Don't you believe it. I'll tell you what life is. It's gaol, it's not knowing where to get some money. Worms and cataract, cancer. You hear 'em shrieking from the upper windows- children being born. It's dying slowly. - Author: Graham Greene
Quotes About Cancer And Life #683243
#56. Anya Hindmarch is indeed a handbag designer; she has the requisite fabulous life, tasteful home, and loving husband. She is also beautiful and self-deprecating, and has five children aged 5 to 20 and a philanthropic bent which spans causes from cancer care to Britain's Conservative Party. - Author: Kate Reardon
Quotes About Cancer And Life #699854
#57. One thing you have to realize is that cancer is not something you necessarily cure, but you want to just take care of yourself and extend your life as long as you can. - Author: Joe Torre
Quotes About Cancer And Life #756128
#58. So many people condemn me for risk taking, but I find it sort of hypocritical because everybody takes risks. Even the absence of activity could be viewed as a risk. If you sit on the sofa for your entire life, you're running a higher risk of getting heart disease and cancer. - Author: Alex Honnold
Quotes About Cancer And Life #778978
#59. If a man dies of cancer in fear and despair, then cry for his pain and celebrate his life. The other man, who fought like hell and laughed in the end, but also died, may have had an easier time in his final months, but took his leave with no more humanity. - Author: Stephen Jay Gould
Quotes About Cancer And Life #811196
#60. I spoke to a girl today who had cancer and we were talking about how this is such a hard thing for her, but it taught her a big lesson on who her friends are and so much about life. She's 18. And I was like, that's how I feel. - Author: Kim Kardashian
Quotes About Cancer And Life #839168
#61. Anger and resentment are the cancer of our mind.
To be cured, inject love in your heart and be kind. - Author: Debasish Mridha
Quotes About Cancer And Life #846309
#62. Nora Lindell was gone. And, with Trey Stephens in jail, he was gone, too, in a way. By this time, we'd already lost Minka Dinnerman, as well (a car crash and cancer, respectively). It seemed, some days, that life was nothing more than a tally of the people who'd left us behind. - Author: Hannah Pittard
Quotes About Cancer And Life #879555
#63. Laughter IS the BEST medicine! It's FREE! You can overdose on it! It helps you embrace the insanities of life! It reduces stress, heals your body and relieves pain! It fights disease and cancer and strengthens the immune system! It eases your mind, it protects your heart and soothes your soul! - Author: Tanya Masse
Quotes About Cancer And Life #882462
#64. My mother had never had a day's illness in her life and never thought to have checks. Then, at 78, she discovered she had breast cancer and passed away the next year. But if she'd had a check two years before, they could have done something about it, they could have saved her. - Author: Rick Wakeman
Quotes About Cancer And Life #883648
#65. We all have the best laid plans for our children, and they go and ruin it all by growing up any way they want to. What the hell was it all for, then? (Real Life and Liars) - Author: Kristina Riggle
Quotes About Cancer And Life #884776
#66. Before she closed her eyes tonight, Rose said she regretted that she has not done something heroic in her life. Well, it's not like she can suddenly climb a tree and save a cat, or go to medical school and begin some important cancer research. But Rose has been my sister. I think that's heroic. - Author: Lori Lansens
Quotes About Cancer And Life #887859
#67. I mean, reality sucks. The world is a cancer, and shits so bad it's scary. Everything's filthy. But you know what? One day, it's not going to be here. So be glad you know what life is. You're alive. Live. - Author: Mitch Lucker
Quotes About Cancer And Life #912005
#68. Finally, after a lot of searching and digging, it was simply the love of family that gave me a road into the character. Once I got into that, and we delved into what it would be like to survive cancer and the ability to see how precious life is, it became easier to play her. - Author: Jeanne Tripplehorn
Quotes About Cancer And Life #946078
#69. One might say my life has been tragic. Yet, as I sat in pain in the hospital I raised my tired hands toward the sky, palms facing in, fingers spread, and I gave thanks. - Author: Abeba Habtu
Quotes About Cancer And Life #978719
#70. I am not a doctor or a scientist, but merely a passionate layperson, a filter, a messenger. I spoke with so many patients who are living normal, happy, fulfilled lives, and their enthusiasm and great quality of life convinced me that you can indeed live with cancer. - Author: Suzanne Somers
Quotes About Cancer And Life #1020873
#71. I know you are afraid; you are afraid to get hurt again. But I also know that you are not meant to grieve forever. - Author: Christina Rasmussen
Quotes About Cancer And Life #1024413
#72. There is a lot of focus on TV, in magazines ... about being skinny and rich. I don't think those are that important. It's much more important for us to be good, honest people that try to help others and live the best life we can. That's where you get your satisfaction ultimately. - Author: Laura Evans
Quotes About Cancer And Life #1024432
#73. I love yous are exhanged excessively under our roof. Cancer teaches you how important and critical that is. - Author: Tanya Masse
Quotes About Cancer And Life #1027796
#74. The Faustian trade of the 20th century was, we got 30 years of additional life, but in return we got heart disease, cancer, stroke, Alzheimer's and sensory impairments. The question is: What Faustian trade are we making now, as we go after heart disease, cancer, stroke and Alzheimer's? - Author: S. Jay Olshansky
Quotes About Cancer And Life #1031804
#75. I'm sucking on a cancer stick trying to think of something inspiring to say to help someone have a better life. That's "Irony". - Author: Stanley Victor Paskavich
Quotes About Cancer And Life #1099096
#76. Life is nothing like a choose your own adventure. Except for when it is, in its randomness: a cancer sell splitting and spreading ruthlessly within the bloodstream; a storm raising on a deadly lake. Except for when it is, in the way the ending changes - in memory in meaning father than substance. - Author: Carrie Snyder
Quotes About Cancer And Life #1099494
#77. When my father was diagnosed with terminal cancer in 1991, I asked him if he had any regrets, and he said no. I was a burnt-out litigation solicitor in my thirties, hating my life, and his cancer made me re-evaluate it all. - Author: Michelle Paver
Quotes About Cancer And Life #1107080
#78. You hear about people your whole life, 'So-and-so has cancer,' and you're like, 'Wow, that's too bad,' and then most people tend to go about their day. But when someone tells you that it's your father or it's your family, that doesn't tend to go away. - Author: Jake Owen
Quotes About Cancer And Life #1127244
#79. ... I only know that when physical and emotional reserves remain unchallenged, this feeds the spiritual cancer of a life unfulfilled.
-Reinhold Messner - Author: Bernadette McDonald
Quotes About Cancer And Life #1130717
#80. In another universe I probably came out OK, ended up with mad novias and jobs and a sea of love in which to swim, but in this world I had a brother who was dying of cancer and a long dark patch of life like a mile of black ice waiting for me up ahead. - Author: Junot Diaz
Quotes About Cancer And Life #1133873
#81. Cancer stops you in your tracks. It really makes you think about what's important. In a second, life can change. Don't ever forget to say thank you for love and family. What good is your success without them? - Author: Jaclyn Smith
Quotes About Cancer And Life #1168002
#82. I think that we all stand on the dartboard of life. Roughly 30,000 people a year are going to catch a dart labeled pancreatic cancer, and that's unfortunate. It's not what I would have chosen. But I in no way feel like I deserved it. - Author: Randy Pausch
Quotes About Cancer And Life #1174993
#83. Elena's lesson is not one of death and cancer; instead it is one of hope and life. She taught me how to live, how to love, and how to laugh. I will never forget that lesson. - Author: Keith Desserich
Quotes About Cancer And Life #1179131
#84. When you hear the word 'cancer,' it's as if someone took the game of Life and tossed it in the air. All the pieces go flying. The pieces land on a new board. Everything has shifted. You don't know where to start. - Author: Regina Brett
Quotes About Cancer And Life #1186011
#85. I think most of us become nicer as we get older, less judgmental, less full of certitude; life tends to knock a few corners of us as we go through. Cancer, divorce, teenagers, and other plagues make us give up on expecting ourselves - or life - to be perfect, which is a real relief. - Author: Molly Ivins
Quotes About Cancer And Life #1192052
#86. I have a lot of wonderful women in my life and each one means so much to me. That's why I'm passionate about finding the cures. Let friendship inspire your passion to fight breast cancer. Join me and go Passionately Pink for the Cure today! - Author: Melina Kanakaredes
Quotes About Cancer And Life #1193169
#87. When you have a life-threatening illness like cancer, and you're faced with the alternative, it gives doing whatever it is you do a much sweeter taste. - Author: Ronnie Montrose
Quotes About Cancer And Life #1210743
#88. We have ignored this cancer for so long that the romance of environmental concern is already fading in the shadow of the grim realities of lakes, rivers and bays where all forms of life have been smothered by untreated wastes, and oceans which no longer provide us with food. - Author: Edmund Muskie
Quotes About Cancer And Life #1227684
#89. Even if your difficult time comes at you out of the blue - like cancer - even those times, opens your heart to the magic and power of life, and gives you this inner commitment to live every moment. - Author: Elizabeth Lesser
Quotes About Cancer And Life #1229332
#90. Marion's view allowed her experience with cancer to be full of meaning, to be replete with possibility, and it enabled Death to bring her more deeply into Life. She got the initiation. - Author: Stephen Cope
Quotes About Cancer And Life #1232291
#91. Your life is shaped by the thoughts and experiences you choose - and make no mistake, the decision is always yours. I promise, when you learn to be conscious and in control of what you are focusing on, you can begin to create high vibrational experiences, which will transform and heal your life. - Author: Susan Barbara Apollon
Quotes About Cancer And Life #1245696
#92. I wish I could never spend another second talking about cancer and all it does to everyone it surrounds, but unfortunately, that cannot be because of my life. - Author: Jenna Morasca
Quotes About Cancer And Life #1251374
#93. She ordered a martini and encouraged me to, but said she couldn't drink it with her medication. She just liked seeing it in front of her, like the old days, all set to do its little magic. - Author: Richard Ford
Quotes About Cancer And Life #1254538
#94. Hope for the best,brace yourself for the worst and no matter what you're faced with, make a plan to KEEP GOING! - Author: Tanya Masse
Quotes About Cancer And Life #1256657
#95. Two to 4% of cancers respond to chemotherapy ... The bottom line is for a few kinds of cancer chemo is a life extending procedure-Hodgkin's disease, Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL), Testicular cancer, and Choriocarcinoma. - Author: Ralph W. Moss
Quotes About Cancer And Life #1284423
#96. Built on the insubstantial foundation of our feelings, the life we had created together seemed a figment of our imaginations that dissolved into fairy dust in the face of something real, and deadly, like cancer. - Author: Kim Van Alkemade
Quotes About Cancer And Life #1287778
#97. I do fear God, but I will also tell you that when a doctor diagnoses you and the word 'cancer' comes out of his mouth, at that point, it changes your life and you do fear less and it also has allowed me to be a lot more open as a person. It's changed me. - Author: Joseph J. Lhota
Quotes About Cancer And Life #1301975
#98. Happiness and sorrow are two sides of the same coin called life. Whatever befalls you, walk on unattached. - Author: Sanchita Pandey
Quotes About Cancer And Life #1337134
#99. I've worked since I was 11 years old, playing music and following the dream, and shaking and moving and doing it. And then, you have cancer and it was like 'Ooooohh.' It was like a big eraser. It was the only thing in my life that had ever made me just stop. - Author: Melissa Etheridge
Quotes About Cancer And Life #1356578
#100. Every day we hear about the dangers of cancer, heart disease and AIDS. But how many of us realize that, in much of the world, the act of giving life to a child is still the biggest killer of women of child-bearing age? - Author: Liya Kebede
Quotes About Cancer And Life #1357476

Famous Authors

Popular Topics