40 Breast Cancer Quotes For Inspiration

Breast cancer quotes mentioned here are dedicated to all those lovely people who are either fighting cancer at this moment or, who have survived it. We hope and pray for you, that you may find comfort, tranquility, strength and inspiration from these well compiled breast cancer quotes. We also pray that you find immense support that you need to tackle the difficulties that may lie ahead in your path. Here are few breast cancer quotes from celebrities and cancer survivors that shall inspire you and give you strength to keep fighting. As someone said “Cancer is a word, not a sentence.”

Let’s read the rest of breast cancer quotes now.

Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the little voice at the end of the day that says I’ll try again tomorrow.
~ Mary Anne Radmacher

Cancer is not a death sentence, but rather it is a life sentence; it pushes one to live.
~ Marcia Smith

Breast cancer deaths in America have been declining for more than a decade. Much of that success is due to early detection and better treatments for women. I strongly encourage women to get a mammogram.
~ Larry Craig

If children have the ability to ignore all odds and percentages, then maybe we can all learn from them. When you think about it, what other choice is there but to hope? We have two options, medically and emotionally: give up, or Fight Like Hell.
~ Lance Armstrong

Cancer victims who don’t accept their fate, who don’t learn to live with it, will only destroy what little time they have left.
~ Ingrid Bergman

During chemo, you’re more tired than you’ve ever been. It’s like a cloud passing over the sun, and suddenly you’re out. You don’t know how you’ll answer the door when your groceries are delivered. But you also find that you’re stronger than you’ve ever been. You’re clear. Your mortality is at optimal distance, not up so close that it obscures everything else, but close enough to give you depth perception. Previously, it has taken you weeks, months, or years to discover the meaning of an experience. Now it’s instantaneous.
~ Melissa Bank

One must not forget that recovery is brought about not by the physician, but by the sick man himself. He heals himself, by his own power, exactly as he walks by means of his own power, or eats, or thinks, breathes or sleeps.
~ Georg Groddeck

Getting cancer can become the beginning of living. The search for one’s own being, the discovery of the life one needs to live, can be one of the strongest weapons against disease.
~ Lawrence Leshan

For those of us who have been diagnosed with cancer, time is a precious commodity. The time and distance from the scientist’s lab bench to the patient’s bedside must be shortened.
~ Larry Lucchino

The goal is to live a full, productive life even with all that ambiguity. No matter what happens, whether the cancer never flares up again or whether you die, the important thing is that the days that you have had you will have lived.
~ Gilda Radner

My veins are filled, once a week with a Neapolitan carpet cleaner distilled from the Adriatic and I am as bald as an egg. However I still get around and am mean to cats.
~ John Cheever, In The Letters of John Cheever, 1989, concerning his cancer and its treatment.

Once you choose hope, anything’s possible.
~ Christopher Reeve

When I was going through my cancer treatment, I learned that you can never ask a stupid question. I asked every single question that came to my mind, and I believe that helped to calm my own anxiety.
~ Maura Tierney

My cancer scare changed my life. I’m grateful for every new, healthy day I have. It has helped me prioritize my life.
~ Olivia Newton-John

We “need” cancer because, by the very fact of its incurability, it makes all other diseases, however virulent, not cancer.
~ Gilbert Adair

Women agonize… over cancer; we take as a personal threat the lump in every friend’s breast.
~ Martha Weinman Lear

The most important thing in illness is never to lose heart.
~ Nikolai Lenin

Having had cancer, one important thing to know is you’re still the same person at the end. You’re stripped down to near zero. But most people come out the other end feeling more like themselves than ever before.
~ Kylie Minogue

So if there is a purpose to the suffering that is cancer, I think it must be this: it’s meant to improve us.
~ Lance Armstrong

Cancer got me over unimportant fears, like getting old.
~ Olivia Newton-John

Feed your fears and your faith will starve. Feed your faith, and your fears will.
~ Max Lucado

I feel more inspired than ever, and think that I will finally achieve what I have long been wishing for: a balance of work and privacy – a harmony.
~ Kylie Minogue

I will remember that, to find the joy in rainbows…I must endure the rain. And I will remember always that…while I may have cancer…cancer does not have me.
~ Kathy Cawthon

I have heard there are troubles of more than one kind. Some come from ahead and some come from behind. But I’ve bought a big bat. I’m all ready you see. Now my troubles are going to have troubles with me!
~ Dr. Seuss

People go through challenging moments of losing people and of having their life threatened from illness and real grief. But they get through it. And that’s the testament to the human spirit and it’s — we are fragile, but we also are divine.
~ Sheryl Crow

I feel so fortunate and grateful to be a survivor of breast cancer. I see it as a gift.
~ Olivia Newton John

I’m here today because I refused to be unhappy. I took a chance.
~ Wanda Sykes

Get up every day, love God, and do your best. He will do the rest!
~ Joyce Meyer

Whenever you read a cancer booklet or website or whatever, they always list depression among the side effects of cancer. But, in fact, depression is not a side effect of cancer. Depression is a side effect of dying.
~ John Green

Cancer is a journey, but you walk the road alone. There are many places to stop along the way and get nourishment – you just have to be willing to take it.
~ Emily Hollenberg

Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
~ Winston Churchill

As your faith is strengthened you will find that there is no longer the need to have a sense of control, that things will flow as they will, and that you will flow with them, to your great delight and benefit.
~ Emmanuel

Never underestimate the power of dreams and the influence of the human spirit. We are all the same in this notion: The potential for greatness lives within each of us.
~ Wilma Rudolph

When the Japanese mend broken objects, they aggrandize the damage by filling the cracks with gold. They believe that when something’s suffered damage and has a history it becomes more beautiful.
~ Barbara Bloom

Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see possibilities – always see them, for they’re always there.
~ Norman Vincent Peale

You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, I have lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along. You must do the things you think you cannot do.
~ Eleanor Roosevelt

Within you is the strength to meet life’s challenges! You are stronger than you think, remember to stand tall. Every challenge in your life helps you to grow. Every problem you encounter strengthens your mind and your soul. Every trouble you overcome increases your understanding of life. When all your troubles weigh heavily on your shoulders, remember that beneath the burden you can stand tall, because you are never given more than you can handle… And you are stronger than you think.
~ Lisa Wroble

Deep grief sometimes is almost like a specific location, a coordinate on a map of time. When you are standing in that forest of sorrow, you cannot imagine that you could ever find your way to a better place. But if someone can assure you that they themselves have stood in that same place, and now have moved on, sometimes this will bring hope.
~ Elizabeth Gilbert

Believe it can be done. When you believe something can be done, really believe, your mind will find the ways to do it. Believing a solution paves the way to solution.
~ David Joseph Schwartz

Oh, my friend, it’s not what they take away from you that counts — it’s what you do with what you have left.
~ Hubert Humphrey

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Sharat Jaswal

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