The only thing we have to fear is fear itself-and possibly teh bogey man.— Pat Paulsen
Restlessness Cancer Courage quotations
The lion doesn't turn around when the small dog barks.
When I hear a guy lost a battle to cancer, that really did bother me, that that's a term. It implies that he failed and that somebody else that defeated cancer is heroic and courageous.
When you die, it does not mean that you lose to cancer, you beat cancer by how you live, why you live and in the manner in which you live.
A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions, and the compassion to listen to the needs of others.
Courage is not the absence of fear...
Courage is not the absence of fear, but the mastery of it.
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that
Fear is what stops you. Courage is what keeps you going.
To fear is one thing. To let fear grab you by the tail and swing you around is another.
Beautiful people do not just happen
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by doing the thing which you think you cannot do.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
What cancer does is, it forces you to focus, to prioritize, and you learn what’s important.
Fear does its best work in isolation.
Courage wears the face of your ability to love and be loved. Breakthrough happens when you discover your self-worth had nothing to do with what you looked like.
Science and its practice are no longer free and willing today but instead are constantly terrorized by research funding gravy trains and group thinking. This is why science needs defending and it takes courage to cleanse science from those cancerous elements and to bring her forward in its rightful place again. I am humbled and honored by this recognition.
I would like to be known as an intelligent woman, a courageous woman, a loving woman, a woman who teaches by being.
I guess that one of the most important things I've learned is that nothing is ever completely bad. Even cancer. It has made me a better person. It has given me courage and a sense of purpose I never had before. But you don't have to do like I did...wait until you lose a leg or get some awful disease, before you take the time to find out what kind of stuff you're really made of. You can start now. Anybody can.
To go to hospitals and see people fight and overcome cystic fibrosis or cancer or any number of illnesses is to see courage that is humbling. And athletes constantly need to be humbled.
Now if I go through it again, I think I would be a lot more open about it.
I admire people who have been open like Melissa Ethridge and women I see walking around facing it without wigs and all of that stuff. I think I would be more courageous next time.
Ho who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.
People talk about the courage of cancer patients, and I do not deny that courage. I had been poked and stabbed and poisoned for years, and still I trod on. But make no mistake: In that moment, I would have been very, very happy to die.
The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not just happen.