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Cancer Death Quotes


"Conventional cancer therapy is so toxic and dehumanizing that I fear it far more than I fear death from cancer." - Julian Whitaker

"Dying to be Me: My Journey from Cancer, to Near Death, to True Healing." - Anita Moorjani

"You hear the word 'cancer,' it scares you. You think of death." - Joe Torre

"You hear the word 'cancer,' and you think it is a death sentence. In fact, the shock is the biggest thing about a diagnosis of cancer." - Clare Balding

"For example, colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States. Every four minutes someone is diagnosed, and every nine minutes someone dies." - Kevin Richardson

"On CBS Radio the news of [Ed Murrow's] death, reportedly from lung cancer, was followed by a cigarette commercial." - Alexander Kendrick

"The decrease in incidents of death from cancer is largely attributable to new medicines or therapeutics. Perhaps a third is attributable to changing our environment, and that includes of course smoking which I believe accounted for probably 20 percent of deaths from, certainly from lung cancer, more than that from lung cancer, but from cancer overall." - Laurie Glimcher

"In Canada the cancer death rate is 16% higher than in the U.S. because of rationing of medical care. It takes an eight week wait to get radiation therapy for cancer." - Dick Morris

"Breast Cancer is not necessarily a death sentence, stay strong and centered and be involved in all aspects of your treatment." - Olivia Newton-John

"Be gone, sorrow, sickness, wheelchairs, and cancer! Enough of you, screams of fear and nights of horror! Death, you die! Life, you reign!" - Max Lucado

"An Irish-American virgin at the age of thirty, she took care of her senile father until he died, and then her cancer-ridden mother until her death." - Doris Grumbach

"My own faith was nurtured by my grandmother and her clinging deeply to her faith when she was dying a painful and slow death from cancer." - Geoffrey Canada

"If you had the cure to cancer wouldn't you share it? .. You have the cure to death .. get out there and share it." - Kirk Cameron

"I've been a lucky man. I've only faced one real tragedy: the death of my wife, Maggie, from cancer in 1995." - Charles Jencks

"Death, lonely death, Beneath the withered leaves." - Federico Garcia Lorca

"Death is a monster; death is horrible." - N T Wright

"When your partner gets cancer, then life changes. Your timetable and reference for your normal routines and the way you view life, all this changes. Because you're dealing with death. You're dealing with the possibility of death and dying." - Pierce Brosnan

"[On suicide:] It's the only cause of death that can be used as a noun to describe the dead person. If you die of cancer you are not called 'a cancer.' If someone else shoots you, you are not referred to as 'a murder.' But if you shoot yourself, you are labeled as a suicide. Your death becomes your definition." - Joan Wickersham

"Man has created death." - William Butler Yeats

"Mental inertia is death." - Timothy Thomas Fortune

"But Death was cunning." - J K Rowling

"With death comes honesty." - Salman Rushdie

"... And death unloads thee." - William Shakespeare

"Perfectionism is slow death." - Hugh Prather

"Death keepes no Calender." - George Herbert

"Death Takes a Holiday." - Alberto Casella

"After death the doctor." - George Herbert

"Death cancels all engagements." - Max Beerbohm

"Cancer don't respect nothing." - David Chase

"Cancer is everybody's cause." - Laura Ziskin

"Cancer is always funny." - Jim Gaffigan

"Cancer is very chaotic." - Kris Carr

"Cancer does not discriminate." - Kellie Pickler

"Most of the human body disease such as Obesity, Cancer, Heart disease are linked with our food which we eat in our day to day life. If people are eating health food than how come there be more than 50% death from heart and cancer disease alone in a developed nation such as USA?" - Subodh Gupta

"Despite the fact that a predicted 350,000 persons in the US will die of cancer this year, the cancer bureaucracy keeps a closed mind. ...the basic issue is not the efficacy of Laetrile, but the infringement of freedom in what amounts to a life and death question." - Phil Crane

"Dr. Lawrence fighting cancer.(:) Many of his patients are now living normal lives after being told there was nothing more the conventional treatments could do for them, and that death was imminent....Why are Americans being forced to go off shore for treatment for cancer from an American doctor and for a program that was developed in America?" - Larry McDonald

"If you just do a Google search and type in 'smoking' or 'lung cancer', you will be barraged with never ending facts and numbers, like how one in every three Americans is affected by lung disease and how COPD is the third leading cause of death and if you get lung cancer the odds are 95% that you will die." - Matthew Gray Gubler

"But when I first got cancer, after the initial shock and the fear and paranoia and crying and all that goes with cancer - that word means to most people ultimate death - I decided to see what I could do to take that negative and use it in a positive way." - Herbie Mann

"I had seen cancer at a more cellular level as a researcher. The first time I entered the cancer ward, my first instinct was to withdraw from what was going on - the complexity, the death. It was a very bleak time." - Siddhartha Mukherjee

"Middle Age connotes fat, cancer, bad musical taste, and death. It conjures up a commuter in the sixties going to a Neil Simon play in Sansabelt pants, a knit vest, balding, belly sagging - and then there's the men." - Marilyn Suzanne Miller

"We take life for granted, sleepwalking until a shattering event knocks us awake. Zen says, don't wait until the car accident, the cancer diagnosis, or the death of a loved one to get your priorities straight. Do it now." - Philip Toshio Sudo

"At the moment developing a nice little inoffensive cancer somewhere on dry land seemed infinitely preferable to what she was grimly convinced was soon to be her death by drowning way too far out at sea." - Dana Stabenow

"Dreams don't come true. Dreams die. Dreams get compromised. Dreams end up dealing meth in a booth at the back of the Olive Garden. Dreams choke to death on bay leaves. Dreams get spleen cancer." - Douglas Coupland

"There will be more calamities, more death, more despair. Not the slightest indication of a change anywhere. The cancer of our time is eating us away. Our heroes have killed themselves, or are killing themselves." - Henry Miller

"I think the way we talk about cancer has really evolved. I remember the way my grandmother used to talk about it, like a death sentence, no-one would even mention the word." - Laura Linney

"Someone's killed 100,000 people. We're almost going, "Well done! You killed 100,000 people? You must get up very early in the morning! I can't even get down the gym. Your diary must look odd: 'Get up in the morning, death, death, death, death, death, death, death - lunch - death, death, death - afternoon tea - death, death, death - quick shower ...' "" - Eddie Izzard

"Thoughtcrime does not entail death: thoughtcrime IS death." - George Orwell

"I welcome death. In death there are no interviews!" - Katharine Hepburn

"The fear of death is worse than death." - Robert Burton

"The death of one god is the death of all." - Wallace Stevens

"Death, vicious death, Leave a green branch for love." - Federico Garcia Lorca

"Parting is worse than death; it is death of love!" - John Dryden

"Every day a little death." - Stephen Sondheim

"Life-a lifelong death sentence." - Julian Tuwim

"People like death and mayhem." - Neil Degrasse Tyson

"The only certainty is death." - Guy De Maupassant

"Death persecutes before it executes." - Cynthia Ozick

"Death is dancing me ragged." - Linda Hogan

"Life is scarier than death." - Jonathan Safran Foer

"Death when to death a death by death hath given Then shall be op't the long shut gates of heaven." - Thomas Heywood

"Life is stronger than death." - Pearl S Buck

"Death always before dishonor. (Julian)" - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"Death is the perfect knowing." - Marjorie Holmes

"Death is the great transition." - Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

"Any woman's death diminishes me." - Adrienne Rich

"Despair is infidelity and death." - John Greenleaf Whittier

"We are born knowing death." - Katherine Anne Porter

"In the jaws of death." - Guillaume de Salluste Du Bartas

"Shun death, is my advice." - Robert Browning

"Death by starvation is slow." - Mary Austin

"I'm not afraid of death." - Maurice Sendak

"Death is an absolute marvel." - William Shatner

"I can only see death and more death, till we are black and swollen with death." - D H Lawrence

"Death rides on my shoulder, death walks in my footsteps. I am death." - Robert Jordan

"They've spread like cancer. ISIS has spread like cancer." - Donald Trump

"It was a fine cancer experience, as cancer experiences go." - Julia Sweeney

"Screening for colon cancer can stop cancer in its tracks." - Hill Harper

"I love the cancer spoon!" - Vicki Pettersson

"It's a scary word, 'cancer." - Alan Jackson

"Cancer is a demonic pregnancy." - Susan Sontag

"Cancer is not for sissies." - Suzanne Somers

"Cancer changes your whole life." - Rachel Naomi Remen

"Jealousy... is a mental cancer." - B C Forbes

"There's nothing sexy about cancer." - Kris Carr

"Cancer is an emotional disease." - Marina Abramovic

"It's a scary word, 'cancer.'" - Alan Jackson

"...One of the side effects of (surgery, anesthesia,) X-ray..., and chemotherapy, is the suppression...of the patient's immunological defenses...A simple cold often leads to the death from pneumonia - and ('pneumonia') is what appears on the death certificate, not cancer." - G. Edward Griffin

"For watching death, and above all, after death; not death in battle, but death after battle, brings one to certain indifferences that are also a form of death." - Mary Butts

"Death is never an ending, death is a change; Death is beautiful, for death is strange; Death is one dream out of another flowing." - Conrad Aiken

"You're part of the human fabric of experience. You don't have to have cancer to write about cancer. You don't have to have somebody close to you die to understand what death is. Definitely, the more you live, the more experiences fall into your spectrum. As a writer, you must have been told: Write about what you know. But Kafka didn't. Gogol didn't. Did Shakespeare write only what he knew? Our own selves are limitless. And our capacity for empathy is giant." - Regina Spektor

"The cancer in me became an awareness of the cancer that is everywhere. The cancer of cruelty, the cancer of carelessness, the cancer of greed." - Eve Ensler

"To hell with your cancer. I've been living with cancer for the better part of a year. Right from the start, it's a death sentence. That's what they keep telling me. Well, guess what? Every life comes with a death sentence, so every few months I come in here for my regular scan, knowing full well that one of these times - hell, maybe even today - I'm gonna hear some bad news. But until then, who's in charge? Me. That's how I live my life." - Walter White

"Life hath more awe than death." - Philip James Bailey

"Security is a kind of death." - Tennessee Williams

"Hurry is the death of Prayer." - Samuel Chadwick

"Death is what makes life fun." - Billy Collins

"Death strips all men of dignity." - Tobsha Learner

"Opinion is the death of knowledge." - Jennifer Stone

"Misogyny is the death of the heart." - Jennifer Stone

"For the living, death is thievery." - Lionel Shriver

"Only death goes deeper than sex." - Mason Cooley

"Life without an ideal is spiritual death." - Emma Goldman

"Death Makes Angels of us all." - Jim Morrison

"Death steals everything except our stories." - Jim Harrison

"Just remember, stealing's punishable by death" - Suzanne Collins

"Meditation is a dress rehearsal for death." - Adyashanti

"Our death is our wedding with eternity." - Rumi

"Comparison is the death of joy." - Mark Twain

"I foresee death by culture shock." - Woody Allen

"Sleep is death without the responsibility." - Fran Lebowitz

"Why be timid? Death is coming." - Simon Amstell

"Liberty is life; slavery is death." - Alexandre Vinet

"Fear of death is worse than dying." - Friedrich Schiller

"Do not expect good from another's death." - Cato the Younger

"Come, Death, and snatch me from disgrace." - Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton

"didacticism is the death of art ..." - Alice Dunbar Nelson

"He who learns death unlearns slavery." - Cornel West

"Death can be more exciting than life." - George S Patton

"Just death, kind umpire of men's miseries." - William Shakespeare

"The problem with death is absence" - Roger Rosenblatt

"We take death to reach a star" - Vincent Van Gogh

"Until death it is all life" - Miguel De Cervantes

"Death is only a byproduct of terrorism." - Dan Brown

"Death is when the monsters get you." - Stephen King

"I have only one curiosity left: death." - Coco Chanel

"To fear death is to misunderstand life." - Anonymous

"Once can survive everything nowadays, except death." - Oscar Wilde

"... in the midst of death life persists ..." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Who doesn't desire his fathers death?" - Fyodor Dostoevsky

"Uncommon extension of the fear of death." - Ambrose Bierce

"To retire is the beginning of death." - Pablo Casals

"Death is a door life opens." - Adela Rogers St. Johns

"The first condition of immortality is death." - Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

"Routine is the death to heroism." - P G Wodehouse

"Death is a master from Germany." - Paul Celan

"All fates are 'worse than death'." - Evelyn Waugh

"Life is a near-death experience." - George Carlin

"Arsenal have been literally passed to death." - Jamie Redknapp

"The death sentence is a barbaric act." - Nelson Mandela

"Autumn is the harvest of greedy death." - Juvenal

"From birth to death we are alone ..." - Enid Bagnold

"An Englishman fears contempt more than death." - Oliver Goldsmith

"Death from sin no power can separate." - John Milton

"Death is loneliness in its purest form ..." - Katherine Anne Porter

"I've kissed death a thousand times before" - SZA

"Give me safety, or give me death." - John Stossel

"There are evils worse than death," - James F Cooper

"Death, like virtue, has its degrees." - James O'Barr

"The leading cause of death is birth." - Lewis H Lapham

"Never live life in fear of death" - Zayn Malik



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