Inspiring quotes from breast cancer survivors

0 Posted by - October 27, 2015 - General

Sheryl Crow breast cancer quote "We are fragile but we are also divine."

Sheryl Crow

“People go through challenging moments of losing people and of having their life threatened from illness and real grief. But they get through it. And that’s the testament to the human spirit and it’s — we are fragile, but we also are divine.”

Kylie Minogue

“I know I have strength but when you’re fighting something where there is a lot of unknown it’s a mixture, a mixture of emotions and memories.”

 If you have any doubt, go back again… Because someone is in a white coat and using big medical instruments doesn’t necessarily mean they’re right”

“Having had cancer, one important thing to know is you’re still the same person at the end. You’re stripped down to near zero. But most people come out the other end feeling more like themselves than ever before.”

Olivia Newton John

“I feel so fortunate and grateful to be a survivor of breast cancer. I see it as a gift.”

Melissa Etheridge

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

Majella O’Donnell

“I learnt a lot about myself. I went to psychologists, psychiatrists, read a lot of self- help books and became a much more positive person and learnt to take responsibility for my own situation rather than blaming other people.”


“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. To all the people that have reached out to wish me well, I thank you from the bottom of my heart.”

“My illness has changed me in so many ways. It affects everything from my health to my job to my relationships. What is seen as a curse for some is a gift for me because it has helped me to discover who I really am.”

Jane Fonda breast cancer quote - "I've just joined a family of millions of women who have gone through this"

Jane Fonda

” I felt, God, I’ve just joined a family of millions of women who have gone through this.”

Aine Lawlor

“What I didn’t expect about going public was that I was joining a community and it’s really supportive. I was bowled over by the kindness of people.”

Martina Navratilova

“What did come through for me is how strong the women were; when I was going to get my radiation treatment in Paris, the women there were just so nice and the strength that was emanating from them was very empowering.”

“What I never anticipated was that my toughest opponent would be off the court – cancer.”

Betsey Johnson

“With over 3 million women battling breast cancer today, everywhere you turn there is a mother, daughter, sister, or friend who has been affected by breast cancer.”

Angelina Jolie

“We have a choice about how we take what happens to us in our life and whether or not we allow it to turn us. We can become consumed by hate and darkness, or we’re able to regain our humanity somehow, or come to terms with things and learn something about ourselves.”

Inspirational quote from breast cancer survivor Carly Simon - "When you actually have a battle, it's better than when you don't know who to fight"

 Carly Simon

“I’ve always thought of myself as being a warrior. When you actually have a battle, it’s better than when you don’t know who to fight.”


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