Cancer Quotes

“Three people in my audience said, ‘I have cancer and depr...

“Three people in my audience said, ‘I have cancer and depression, and depression is way worse because with cancer I wanted to live but with depression I wanted to die’.” — Ruby Wax
📅︎ Feb 26
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“If I’m by my house and there’s a drive by and someone sh...

“If I’m by my house and there’s a drive by and someone shoots Mike in the head, I’m gonna think at least I didn’t die of cancer for eight months.” - My philosophy professor Mike
📅︎ Dec 09
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"Growth for the sake of g...

"Growth for the sake of growth is the ideology of the cancer cell." — Edward Abbey
📅︎ Sep 08
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The only thing worse than ...

The only thing worse than dying from cancer is having a child who’s dying from cancer
📅︎ Sep 09
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“I need to be alone. I need to ponder my shame and my despair in seclusion; I need the sun...

“I need to be alone. I need to ponder my shame and my despair in seclusion; I need the sunshine and the paving stones of the streets without companions, without conversation, face to face with myself, with only the music of my heart for company.” ―Henry Miller, Tropic of Cancer
📅︎ Jul 21
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From the very beginning you are being told to compare yourself with others. T...

From the very beginning you are being told to compare yourself with others. This is the greatest disease; it is like a cancer that goes on destroying your very soul because each individual is unique, and comparison is not possible. - Osho
📅︎ Nov 08
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Wind turbines don't...

Wind turbines don't cause cancer, they cause jobs. - Jay Inslee
📅︎ Apr 19
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"Boredom is a disease ...

"Boredom is a disease worse than cancer, drugs cure it." - Doug Stanhope
📅︎ Dec 30
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"Dealing with drug use by building more...

"Dealing with drug use by building more prisons is like fighting cancer by building more cemeteries." - Dr. Diana Sylvestre
📅︎ May 26
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Depression is an illn...

Depression is an illness, sadness is a sickness, and love is a cancer
📅︎ Mar 05
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Human beings will be happier...not when they cure cancer or get to...

Human beings will be happier...not when they cure cancer or get to Mars or eliminate racial prejudice or flush Lake Erie but when they find ways to inhabit primitive communities again. - Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
📅︎ Apr 20
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Hello, I am looking for a quote to put on a wooden plaqu...

Hello, I am looking for a quote to put on a wooden plaque, this will be gifted to my boss who was just diagnosed with cancer is getting married next week. Thank you in advance.
📅︎ Aug 23
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This pseudo feminist, fantasy tween, chick lit bullshit, ...

This pseudo feminist, fantasy tween, chick lit bullshit, is a devolution of the female mission. It's cancerous to the intelligence of young women. —Katherine Huling, In A World...
📅︎ Jul 26
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"The entire economy of the Western...

"The entire economy of the Western world is built on things that cause cancer." — From the 1985 movie "Bliss"
📅︎ Oct 06
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"I guess I'm just not interesting, I have...

"I guess I'm just not interesting, I have no personality. I met a guy with cancer once, and he felt sorry for me." -Jose Suicidio
📅︎ Jul 11
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“If the earth was a...

“If the earth was a living organism, humans would be the cancer.”
📅︎ May 24
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"It seems that when you have cancer you are a brave battler against...

"It seems that when you have cancer you are a brave battler against the disease, but when you have Alzheimer's you are an old fart. That's how people see you. It makes you feel quite alone." ~ Terry Pratchett
📅︎ Dec 21
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Growing up I used to be afraid of ca...

Growing up I used to be afraid of cancer, now I get a headache and I’m like “Good it’s almost over.” -Jim Gaffigan
📅︎ Dec 13
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Nothing will avail to offset this virus which is poisoning the whole...

Nothing will avail to offset this virus which is poisoning the whole world. America is the very incarnation of doom. She will drag the whole world down to the bottomless pit. - Henry Miller, Tropic of Cancer 1934
📅︎ Sep 24
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"Do you know the good years when you're in...

"Do you know the good years when you're in them, or do you just wait for them until you get ass cancer?" - Marty Hart - True Detective
📅︎ Jul 23
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"Big data is like big tobacco. Presumed to be saf...

"Big data is like big tobacco. Presumed to be safe for decades and when we understood the cancer it brought, it was hard for people to quit." - Peter Sunde
📅︎ Jun 10
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"The truth is like su...

"The truth is like sunlight: It causes cancer." - J. Richard Singleton
📅︎ Dec 16
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Bitterness is like cancer. It eats...

Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean. Maya Angelou
📅︎ Jun 22
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"Growth for the sake of g...

"Growth for the sake of growth is the ideology of the Cancer cell." ~Edward Abbey
📅︎ Mar 22
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"Research is to see what everybody has seen and think what...

"Research is to see what everybody has seen and think what nobody has thought." -Albert Szent-Gyorgyi (Bioelectronics: A Study in Cellular Regulations, Defense, and Cancer, Part 2)
📅︎ Sep 14
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"So now they're claiming a link between talcum ...

"So now they're claiming a link between talcum powder, and ovarian cancer. Does anyone really think we're safe from ANY man-made product?" -My father
📅︎ Mar 09
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"If excessive smoking actually plays a role in the...

"If excessive smoking actually plays a role in the production of lung cancer, it seems to be a minor one." - Dr. W. C. Heuper, National Cancer Institute, 1954
📅︎ Jan 05
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"Secrets...

"Secrets are emotional cancer"
📅︎ Oct 12
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“To the tragic legion who are compelled to destroy ...

“To the tragic legion who are compelled to destroy themselves there should be no more reproof attached than to the victims of terminal cancer.” - William Styron
📅︎ Aug 27
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"You get to thinking of the Earth as an organism, a living thing. You get to worry about it, ...

"You get to thinking of the Earth as an organism, a living thing. You get to worry about it, care for it, wish it well. National boundaries are as invisible as meridians of longitude, or the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn. The boundaries are arbitrary. The planet is real." ~ Carl Sagan
📅︎ Nov 07
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