50+ Best Breast Cancer Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Breast cancer is cancer that develops from breast tissue. Signs of breast cancer may include a lump in the breast, a change in breast shape, dimpling of the skin, fluid coming from the nipple, a newly-inverted nipple, or a red or scaly patch of skin. Inspirational breast cancer quotes will make you look at life differently and help you live a meaningful life.

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Famous Breast Cancer Quotes

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

Cancer is a word, not a sentence. John Diamond

No matter what the statistics say, there is always a way. Bernie Siegel

You beat cancer by how you live, why you live, and in the manner in which you live. Stuart Scott 

I’m here today because I refused to be unhappy. I took a chance. Wanda Sykes

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

Don’t let breast cancer take away the motivation to achieve your dreams. Diana Cohen

Breast cancer changes you, and the change can be beautiful. Jane Cook

My relationship with my body has changed. I used to consider it as a servant who should obey, function, give pleasure. In sickness, you realize that you are not the boss. It is the other way around. Federico Fellini

Maybe it was meant to happen for many reasons, because my life in many ways is richer. Giuliana Rancic

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

It’s about focusing on the fight and not the fright. Robin Roberts

Cancer opens many doors. One of the most important is your heart. Greg Anderson

Keep your sunny side up, keep yourself beautiful, and indulge yourself! Betsey Johnson

The most important thing in illness is never to lose heart. Nikolai Lenin

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.

One important thing to know is you’re still the same person during it. Kylie Minogue

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

And if it comes back, I’ll keep fighting. Nicole Kramer

We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey. Kenji Miyazawa

My will, my faith, and my body have been challenged. But make no mistake, my heart is strong and my resolve to fight will never be broken. Anastacia

I think cancer is a hard battle to fight alone or with another person at your side, but I will say having someone to pick you up when you fall, stand by your side through every appointment and delivery of bad news, is priceless. Jenna Morasca

My diagnosis flung me into despair until it hit me: I’m alive. Dana Dinerman

The only person who can save you is you. Sheryl Crow

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

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

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

Some days, there won’t be a song in your heart. Sing anyway. Emory Austin

Above all, cancer is a spiritual practice that teaches me about faith and resilience. Kris Carr

The hardest thing you can do is smile when you are ill, in pain, or depressed. But this no-cost remedy is a necessary first half-step if you are to start on the road to recovery. Allen Klein

Toughness is in the soul and spirit, not in muscles. Alex Karras

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

Life is much better when you choose happy. Despite your uncontrollable circumstances, you have the choice to choose happy and to choose life. Lakeia Clark

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

There is no medicine like hope, no incentive so great, and no tonic so powerful as expectation of something tomorrow. Orison Swett Marden

I’m battling cancer. It’s another battle I intend to win Arlen Specter

There can be life after breast cancer. The prerequisite is early detection. Ann Jillian

It’s ok to not be ok all the time. Shauna Kirby

Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the little voice at the end of the day that says ‘I’ll try again tomorrow.’ Mary Anne Radmacher

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

Life’s better now. I wouldn’t do it all again, though. It’s funny how life works. Maybe it was meant to happen for many reasons because my life in many ways is richer. Giuliana Rancic

Since I had cancer I’ve realized that every day is a bonus. Geoffrey Boycott

When fear knocks, let faith answer the door. Robin Roberts

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

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

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

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

You are not your scars. Malisa Morris

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

Keep putting one foot in front of the other. That’s all you need to do right now. Jen

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