33 Quotes About Battling Cancer


There are a multitude of stories from cancer survivors that show how you can fight and overcome this deathly illness. These quotes about battling cancer capture the spirit and endurance of these individuals.

“Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.”

“Be thankful for this day.”

“Cancer affects all of us, whether you’re a daughter, mother, sister, friend, coworker, doctor, or patient.”

“Cancer can take away all of my physical abilities. It cannot touch my mind, it cannot touch my heart, and it cannot touch my soul.”

“Cancer is a word, not a sentence.”

“Cancer may have started the fight, but I will finish it.”

“Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear.”

“Don’t let pain define you, let it refine you.”

“Don’t look back. You’re not going that way.”

“Feed your faith and your fears will starve to death.”

“I had cancer, cancer never had me.”

“I have loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night.”

“Never be ashamed of a scar. It simply means you were stronger than whatever tried to hurt you.”

“Never give up. Never give in.”

“Remember how far you’ve come, not just how far you have to go. You may not be where you want to be, but neither are you where you used to be.”

“Small steps every day.”

“Some days there won’t be a song in your heart. Sing anyway.”

“Strength is born in the deep silence of long-suffering hearts; not amidst joy.”

“Surround yourself with only people who are going to lift you higher.”

“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at a time of challenge and controversy.”

“There is no hope unmingled with fear, no fear unmingled with hope.”

“Time is shortening. But every day that I challenge this cancer and survive is a victory for me.”

“We have two options, medically and emotionally: give up or fight like hell.”

“We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey.”

“What does not kill us makes us stronger.”

“When it rains, look for rainbows When it’s dark, look for stars.”

“When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.”

“When you have exhausted all possibilities, remember this: You haven’t.”

“You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, smarter than you think, and twice as beautiful as you’d ever imagined.”

“You can be a victim of cancer, or a survivor of cancer. It’s a mindset.”

“You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you cannot do.”

“You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have.”

“Your life is your story. Write well. Edit Often.”

Having cancer is a once in a lifetime experience. This is nothing than can compare to this struggle.

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