Your present circumstances don't determine where you can go; they merely determine where you start.— Nido R Qubein
Revolutionary Inspirational Cancer quotations
I knew when I met you an adventure is going to happen.
Don't be pushed by your problems. Be led by your dreams.
If you're absent during my struggle, don't expect to be present during my success.
Just because my path is different doesn't mean I'm lost.
Once you choose hope, anything's possible
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself-and possibly teh bogey man.
I am who I am today because of the choices I made yesterday.
Fear has two meanings - Forget Everything And Run or Face Everything And Rise. The choice is yours.
When life kicks you, let it kick you forward.
Another inspiration that has helped me get through has been Lance Armstrong's story. My cancer is not nearly as bad as his, but I believe in staying motivated and keeping as fit as you can.
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.
One day, you will wake up and there won't be any more time to do the thing you've always wanted. Do it now.
Cancer is a word, not a sentence.
My cancer scare changed my life. I'm grateful for every new, healthy day I have. It has helped me prioritize my life.
It's about focusing on the fight and not the fright.
You have the power to say - This is not how my story will end.
Obviously, it wasn't meant for me to die of cancer at 40.
Every day my life surprises me, just like my cancer diagnosis surprised me. But you roll with it. That's our job as humans.
The human race will be the cancer of the planet.
"Make your god transparent to the transcendent, and it doesn't matter what his name is."
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
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
The most important thing in illness is never to lose heart.
One bad chapter does not mean your story is over.
Cancer did not bring me to my knees, it brought me to my feet.
It may look like the difficulty is going to defeat you.
But you need to keep telling yourself, "This sickness can't take my life." "This cancer can't defeat me." "No bad break, no disappointment, no accident can shorten one second of my divine destiny."
People should be afraid of the cancer, not the mammogram.
I hope to arrive to my death, late, in love and a little drunk.
Early detection is key," she said. "And if I hadn't found my lump early, I don't know what would have been. I am still here and I want to encourage women to do that on a regular basis.
We have two options, medically and emotionally: give up or fight like hell.
Life is without meaning. You bring the meaning to it.
Don't let the past steal your present. Your past has not defined, deterred or defeated you. It has only strengthened who you are today.
QUOTES BOUQUET: You Have To Fight Through Some Bad Days To Earn The Best Days Of Your Life
With breast cancer, nothing is straightforward.
It makes sense for most people to make their dietary decisions based on what it does for heart disease. That's where the data are most strong.
I am joining the more than 200,000 women who will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year... I am inspired by the brave women who have faced this battle before me and grateful for the support of family and friends.
There comes a day when you realize turning the page is the best feeling in the world, because you realize there is so much more to the book than the page you were stuck on.
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
So the only thing to really be afraid of is if you don't go get your mammograms.
I think after overcoming breast cancer, you sort of become fearless and somehow going up to your boss to talk about a possible promotion doesn't seem like such a daunting task anymore.
I laughed more in the hospital than I ever have in my life, making fun of all the weird things that were happening to me.
The pain will leave once it has finished teaching you.
After I finished the Atlantic swim I said "never again," but it didn't take long for me to change my mind. I like to push my limits. I want to raise money for cancer research and to inspire others to follow their dreams.
Anger is the real destroyer of our good human qualities;
an enemy with a weapon cannot destroy these qualities, but anger can. Anger is our real enemy.
My wish is that all all women age 20 and above perform monthly breast self-examinations.
We never hid anything from the kids. I feel whole again, I really do. I've told them, 'Mommy's boo-boo is much better now.'
One important thing to know is you're still the same person during it.
I'm more eager than ever to do what I did. I want to do everything.