73 Heart Touching Breast Cancer Quotes

As soon as someone gets diagnosed with breast cancer, it can be hard to handle it at first. It can be a total life changing experience. Not just being physically ill, breast cancer can also make someone go through mentally illness for a long time. Everybody has their own journey from the treatment, to all the procedures, and the trauma. One thing that can give strength, and make people inspired is the willpower to fight off the disease, and seeing a life through a positive perspective.
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It is equally hard to watch some close one going through cancer and giving them the attention they need at that time. Cancer is a battle where you have to be your closest friend so that you do not ever give up no matter how hard it gets. Even if you know someone who is going through cancer, motivational words can provide them a mantra for living. A daily dose of inspiration can actually uplift them and will make a huge difference in keeping a positive outlook on life. To help you out, here is a list of inspirational breast cancer quotes to share with your loved ones to make them feel think positive and have more awareness of breast cancer.

Breast Cancer Quotes for Awareness

  1. “We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey.” – Kenji Miyazawa

  2. “You beat cancer by how you live, why you live and in the manner in which you live.”

  3. “Once I overcame breast cancer, I wasn’t afraid of anything anymore.” – Melissa Etheridge

  4. “There can be life after breast cancer. The prerequisite is early detection.” – Ann Jillian

  5. “Every woman needs to know the facts. And the fact is, when it comes to breast cancer, every woman is at risk.” – Debbie Wasserman Schultz

  6. “Whether you’re a mother or father, or a husband or a son, or a niece or a nephew or uncle, breast cancer doesn’t discriminate.’ – Stephanie McMahon

  7. “Breast cancer, whether I like it or not, is part of my family’s story. That’s why I am so passionate about raising awareness, because I have seen firsthand how it can impact others.” – DeAngelo Williams

  8. “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

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  10. “Breast cancer is being detected at an earlier, more treatable stage these days, largely because women are taking more preventive measures, like self-exams and regular mammograms. And treatment is getting better too.” – Elizabeth Hurley

  11. “Breast cancer is scary and no one understands that like another woman who has gone through it too.” – Mindy Sterling

  12. “I personally know women who are breast cancer survivors and will do all I can to support the cause. Besides, I love boobies!” – Jane Wiedlin

  13. “With breast cancer, it’s all about detection. You have to educate young women and encourage them to do everything they have to do.” – Bill Rancic

  14. “I didn’t know anything about breast cancer when I got it.” – Rue McClanahan

  15. “Since I had cancer I’ve realised that every day is a bonus.” – Geoffrey Boycott

  16. “I’m going to beat this cancer or die trying.” – Michael Landon

  17. “Cancer opens many doors. One of the most important is your heart.” – Greg Anderson

  18. “The most important thing in illness is never to lose heart.” – Nikolai Lenin

  19. “I’m in good shape. My cancer means I have lost a lot of organs and I’m a lot lighter. I have devoted myself to yoga and I’m doing handstands.” – Eve Ensler

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

  21. “Beating cancer is personal battle. It was one of the toughest opponents I have faced so far, and I think I did reasonably well. Touch wood.” – Yuvraj Singh

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

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

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

  26. “Now I’m fighting cancer, everybody knows that. People ask me all the time about how you go through your life and how’s your day, and nothing is changed for me.” – Jim Valvano

  27. “Beat cancer. Small steps every day.”

  28. “Once cancer happens it changes the way you live for the rest of your life.” – Hayley Mills

  29. “When someone has cancer, the whole family and everyone who loves them does, too.” – Terri Clark

  30. “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.” – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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

  32. “I want men to know that things really do get better — and they get better fairly rapidly. Don’t get discouraged.” – George Campbell, prostate cancer survivor

  33. “Scars are tattoos with better stories.” – Unknown

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  35. “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, cancer survivor

  36. “Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.” – Winston Churchill

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

  38. “What Cancer Cannot Do: Cancer is so limited. It cannot cripple LOVE. It cannot shatter HOPE. It cannot corrode FAITH. It cannot destroy PEACE. It cannot kill FRIENDSHIP. It cannot suppress MEMORIES. It cannot silence COURAGE. It cannot invade the SOUL. It cannot steal eternal LIFE. It cannot conquer the APIRIT.”

  39. “Cancer didn’t bring me to my knees, it brought me to my feet.” – Michael Douglas

  40. “Never give up. Life is worth living. There is life after cancer.”

  41. “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, after cancer surgery in 1978

  42. “Always remember that your present situation is not your final destination. The best is yet to come.”

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

  44. “More than 10 million Americans are living with cancer, and they demonstrate the ever-increasing possibility of living beyond cancer.” – Sheryl Crow

  45. “Do not give up, the beginning is always the hardest.”

  46. “Cure sometimes, treat often, comfort always.” – Hippocrates

  47. “There is no hope unmingled with fear, no fear unmingled with hope.” – Baruch Spinoza

  48. “Cricket is my life. Before the cancer, I was happy-go-lucky. I used to think about my career and worry about the future. But post it, my thinking has completely changed. I’m happy to eat and breathe normally. I’m happy to have my life back.” – Yuvraj Singh

  49. “Optimism is the foundation of courage.” – Nicholas Murray Butler

  50. “A cancer diagnosis changes you forever. You always remember the moment it came.”

  51. “The human spirit is stronger than anything that can happen to it.” – C.C. Scott

  52. “Never, never, never give up.” – Winston Churchill

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

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  55. “Be aware of wonder. Live a balanced life – learn some and think some and draw and paint and sing and dance and play and work every day some.”

  56. “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.” – Jim Valvano

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

  58. “Life is mostly froth and bubble, but two things stand like stone: friendship in another’s trials and courage in your own.” – Princess Diana

  59. “Cancer is that awful word we all fear when we go to the doctor for a physical exam, but in that brief dark moment we hear it the world we live in and the people we share it with begin to illuminate things we did not even pay attention to.” – BD Phillips

  60. “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

  61. “We cannot direct the wind but we can adjust the sails.”

  62. “The only disability in life is a bad attitude.” – Scott Hamilton

  63. “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

  64. “The important thing is not how many years in your life but how much life in your years.” – Edward J. Stieglitz

  65. “Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.” – Robert Brault

  66. “You have to fight through some bad days to earn the best days of your life.” – Male Cancer

  67. “A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort.” – Herm Albright

  68. “Cancer is messy and scary. You throw everything at it, but don’t forget to throw love at it. It turns out that might be the best weapon of all.” – Regina Brett

  69. “Cancer, any type of cancer is terrible. We don’t realize what it actually feels like until it happens to ourselves, and it is terrible. All the emotion we go through and the strength we need to build up, is hard. We don’t understand how bad it really is.”

  70. “To fear is one thing. To let fear grab you by the tail and swing you around is another.” – Katherine Paterson

  71. “There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” – Albert Einstein

  72. “I cried like a baby. When no one could see me or hear me. Not because I feared what cancer would do, but because I didn’t want the disease. I wanted my life to be normal, which it could no longer be.” – Yuvraj Singh

  73. “When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt

  74. “Having cancer gave me membership in an elite club I’d rather not belong to.” – Gilda Radner

  75. “Cancer didn’t change me at all. I know lots of people talk about the life revelation. I didn’t have that.” – Randy Pausch

  76. “If you have a friend or family member with breast cancer, try not to look at her with ‘sad eyes.’ Treat her like you always did; just show a little extra love.” – Hoda Kotb

  77. “Cancer is awful. It took 10 years until I didn’t think about it every day. Nobody should go through this. Nobody.” – Hans Rosling

We know that cancer is not about colorful butterflies and once, you have a negative and dark mindset, it can be tough to get out of it. But, a message of inspiration and hope will surely bring some optimism to the situation. Tell the cancer fighters that they are brave, and they can’t defeat cancer. Share with them the breast cancer quotes & stories of Cancer survivors and how they are also able to fight with it. Do not make them feel hopeless. Try to give them all the comfort, and hope of healing they need at that terrible time. The inner strong strength against Cancer will actually make them win the battle. Feel free to use these breast cancer awareness quotes however you like.

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