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For Breast Cancer Awareness Month:5 Quotes About Survival

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and to honor those whose lives have been touched through this disease, I searched out these quotes about survival.  Because that’s the goal.  That’s the goal.

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5 Quotes About Survival

“Through humor, you can soften some of the worst blows that life delivers. And
once you find laughter, no matter how painful your situation might be,
you can survive it.” –Bill Cosby

“At such moments, you realize that you and the other are, in fact, one.
It’s a big realization. Survival is the second law of life. The first
is that we are all one.” –Joseph Campbell

“If a blade of grass can grow in a concrete walk and a fig tree in the
side of a mountain cliff, a human being empowered with an invincible
faith can survive all odds the world can throw against his tortured
soul.” –Robert Schuller


“The future belongs to those who survive their past.” —Gaia’s Mr. Prophet

“Damaged people are dangerous.  They know they can survive.” –Josephine Hart

For more on Beliefnet’s observation of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, explore these features:

Main Breast Cancer Awareness Page

Breast Cancer Quotes, Prayers, and Mantras

Wise Words from Cancer Survivors


Meditation: Making Chemotherapy Meaningful

Join Our Breast Cancer Support Forum

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  • Gary Lightfoot

    Breast cancer awarness is very useful. What I don’t understand is why you single this cancer out when more women die from both Lung and Colon cancer. Most of these deaths can be prevented by life style choices and diagnostic tests.
    Gary – The Free Radical

  • elaine

    It is because that the majority of breast cancer patients are women. Lung and colon cancer hit with less gender discrimination.

  • Tammy Urban

    Gary, more women die from HEART DISEASE than ALL forms of cancer combined!!!! However, it doesn’t change my concern and/or fear of this disease!

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  • Mark Thurston

    An argument about the appropriateness of supporting breast cancer? For me it is because that is what killed my mother. Many have ‘passionate’ causes they are for. I am male, and breast cancer in males is rare, yet this is the cause I am most passionate about in spite of the fact that 1 billion worldwide live on starvation diets and 100 million (a third of the US population!) die of starvation every year. As the quote says: “Damaged people are dangerous. They know they can survive.” –Josephine Hart
    I guess I am just damaged. :O

  • kim

    Every lady and man member of my family has died from cancer. I am cancer free at this time.The best saying I have heard and I believe is the truest is “Damaged people are dangerous. They know they can survive.” – touche.

  • Kim

    – I have lost every family member to cancer on my fathers side. I am here to tell you Damaged people are dangerous. They know they can survive.” –Josephine Hart

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