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

"My grandfather and my uncle both died from colorectal cancer, my dad almost died from it and I have the gene for it." - Kareem Abduljabbar

"My dad died from pancreatic cancer at 54... I'm making sure I'm eating my vegetables and staying away from the red meat." - Chumlee

"My grandfather and my uncle both died from colorectal cancer, my dad almost died from it and I have the gene for it." - Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

""I'm going over the valley." (Dying from throat cancer, his doctor found him wandering around his room, asked him where was he going?)" - Babe Ruth

"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

"I have got prostate cancer, and I have to keep monitoring that. It's no problem, it's under control and I'm very cool about it, but other people are dying from it." - Ian Mckellen

"I have heard of people dying from prostate cancer, and they are the unlucky ones, the people who didn't know they had got it, and it went on the rampage." - Ian Mckellen

"My dad died from cancer when I was 18, and my mom was in a really tough spot. So I wanted to try to help at home. I had started doing some technology consulting." - Mike Mccue

"depression is not a side effect of cancer. Depression is a side effect of dying." - John Green

"Everyone's just telling me that there's this rumor going around that I'm dying of cancer" - Kyle Massey

"There are more people dying of malaria than any specific cancer." - Bill Gates

"My father passed from cancer in 2000; his brother died of cancer before that. My grandfather died of cancer." - Hill Harper

"I'm dying to be a great dad one day, whenever that day comes." - Drake

"But, in fact, depression is not a side effect of cancer. Depression is a side effect of dying. (Cancer is also a side effect of dying. Almost everything is, really.)" - John Green

"There's a rising cancer trend and, as I said, one of the major contributors is the overall ageing of the population - we aren't dying of other things, so we're dying of cancer." - Siddhartha Mukherjee

"I don't think you're dying," I said. "I think you've just got a touch of cancer. He smiled. Gallows humor." - John Green

"Whenever you read a cancer booklet or website or whatever, they always list depression among the side effects of cancer. But, in fact, depression is not a side effect of cancer. Depression is a side effect of dying." - John Green

"One of the biggest lessons I learned from nearly dying of cancer is the importance of loving myself unconditionally. In fact, learning to love and accept myself unconditionally is what healed me and brought me back from the brink of death." - Anita Moorjani

"Oprah is signed on to help, and a lot of celebrity friends have agreed to help me raise money for Make-A-Wish. We want to make the world a better place for innocent children. I cried my heart out when my father died from cancer. I wish I was smarter, wiser like a doctor, to save these children from dying." - Criss Angel

"Only death rescues us from dying." - Mason Cooley

"Death frees from the fear of dying" - Paulo Coelho

"I can't even consider the prospect of grandchildren because I don't know if there will be anything left for them on Earth. That's how serious the problem is. We can't drink the water or breathe the air, and we're all dying from some sort of cancer. How many generations can sustain that? It frightens me terribly." - Patti Davis

"More people live off cancer than die from it." - Deepak Chopra

"My mom and dad passed away from cancer. Within nine months, I lost both of my folks. Immediately after that, I had a horrible betrayal where my brother, who worked for me, stole a lot of my money. He's in jail now." - Dane Cook

"From time to time, I'll look back through the personal journals I've scribbled in throughout my life, the keepers of my raw thoughts and emotions. The words poured forth after my dad died, when I went through a divorce, and after I was diagnosed with breast cancer. There are so many what-ifs scribbled on those pages." - Hoda Kotb

"Well, the first thing that clued me in to the fact that there was something really scary about breast cancer, way beyond the thought of dying, was coming across an ad in the newspaper for pink breast cancer teddy bears. I am not that afraid of dying, but I am terrified of dying with a pink teddy bear under my arm." - Barbara Ehrenreich

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

"I was with my dad 20 years ago as he was dying. I was there at the moment of his death, and I kept wondering the whole while what it must feel like from his point of view to still be there thinking, hearing all that was going on as people came and went, and life continued all around him." - Jill Mccorkle

"I have issues with inheritance tax, particularly coming from a migrant family. My dad has worked incredibly hard all his life, so it seems odd to me that someone who has gone through that experience and has managed to save then gets taxed for dying." - Sanjeev Bhaskar

"Incredibly, nearly 70,000 Young Adults between 15-39 are diagnosed with cancer each year. 10,000 will not survive. This is a very important stat for me, because I fall in this category. I am one of these statistics. Unlike every other age group, there has been no improvement in the 5-year survival of young adults in 30 years. That means many young adults have the same chance of getting cancer and dying from it as they did in the 1970's. This is not OK." - Jenna Morasca

""I'm in a win-win playoff. " Response of a Christian dying of cancer at thirty on the prospect of miraculous healing." - Billy Graham

"If you grow up in the suburbs, you hear of people dying of old age, car wrecks, cancer. In the city, it's always people dying of violence or stray bullets." - Suge Knight

"My wife Cecily Adams was dying of cancer, my daughter Madeline was struggling to overcome an autism diagnosis, and my father was dying, all at the same time. Writing the journal was a cathartic experience, and an extremely positive one." - Jim Beaver

"I come from a different generation from my Dad." - George W Bush

"My dad was diagnosed with cancer, so we ended up burying him a year to the day that he was diagnosed." - Sean William Scott

"My dad was diagnosed with cancer, so we ended up burying him a year to the day that he was diagnosed." - Seann William Scott

"If you were to go, and hopefully someday you will, you would see a lot of paintings of dead people. You'd see Jesus on the cross, and you'd see a dude get stabbed in the neck, and you'd see people dying at sea and in battle and a parade of martyrs. But Not. One. Single. Cancer. Kid. Nobody biting it from the plague or smallpox or yellow fever or whatever, because there is no glory in illness. There is no meaning to it. There is no honor in dying of." - John Green

"I got a smile that'll make the mirror crack, And I seem to stay under clouds that's pitch black. So when it rains, it pours, and when it pours, I'm soaked. I contracted lung cancer from third hand smoke, And I'm like the frog that's dying to be a prince, The boy who cried wolf and no one was convinced. The man who hit lotto and lost his ticket, In a rainstorm...and struck by lightning trying to get it." - GZA

"When I came to this country in 1958, to be a dying patient in a medical hospital was a nightmare. You were put in the last room, furthest away from the nurses' station. You were full of pain, but they wouldn't give you morphine. Nobody told you that you were full of cancer and that it was understandable that you had pain and needed medication." - Elisabeth Kublerross

"I paint flowers to prevent them from dying" - Frida Kahlo

"Dying in a a war never stopped wars from happening." - Charles Bukowski

"We're all of us dying . . . from the moment we're born" - Peter David

"I am dying from the treatment of too many physicians." - Alexander The Great

"Social reform is the desperate decision to remove corns from a person suffering from cancer." - Karl Kraus

"There is only one things in this world shittier than biting it from cancer when you're sixteen, and that's having a kid who bites it from cancer." - John Green

"I'm from the church, my dad was a pastor's kid." - Wyclef Jean

"I want to learn from the mistakes my dad made." - Charlie Adam

"I caught the acting bug from my dad." - Finn Wittrock

"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

"Dying for love might be pitiable, but it wasn't much different, finally, from any other kind of dying." - Richard Yates

"Essiac is a therapeutic tea that all cancer patients can benefit from." - Robert Atkins

"Un-forgiveness is like cancer; it eats you from the inside out." - Mary Johnson

"My main frustration is the fear of cancer from low dose radiation, even by radiologists." - John Cameron

"There was endometrial tissue outside of where it belonged, and the cancer developed from that." - Robin Quivers

"When you have cancer, you can define the trivial from the important very quickly." - Paul Henderson

"Cancer is a very sad thing, but you can always take something from every experience." - Pierce Brosnan

"I believe the biggest breakthroughs on cancer could come from brilliant researchers based in India." - Siddhartha Mukherjee

"If a person is dying of cancer, you do not say, 'You can't turn back the clock.' You try to heal the person, no matter how painful the process." - Mark Sheppard

"...And nostalgia is a cancer. Nostalgia will fill your heart up with tumors. Yeah, yeah, yeah, that's what you are. You're just an old fart dying of terminal nostalgia." - Sherman Alexie

"I tried to tell myself that it could be worse, that the world was not a wish-granting factory, that I was living with cancer not dying of it, that I mustn't let it kill me before it kills me,..." - John Green

"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

"To me, these kind of everyday miseries act as a fatal disqualifier. My sunniest beliefs are basically contingent on the fact that my child is not dying of cancer right now." - Zadie Smith

"If I'm okay with dying, my son is at least as enlightened as that. If I'm okay with my cancer, my son is at least as enlightened as I am." - Byron Katie

"When I was 17 years old, I put out an album while my mother was dying of cancer. That right there alone is a struggle. That's hard. That's tough for anybody." - Lil Mama

"I've just made a cancer drama, called 'Now Is Good,' directed by Ol Parker and starring Dakota Fanning. We filmed in Brighton and it's about a girl dying of leukemia, although it's not as depressing as it sounds." - Kaya Scodelario

"If I'm dying from anything, it's from indifference and red tape." - Vito Russo

"While I may never be in remission from cancer, I am currently in remission from an unhealthy relationship to food." - Kris Carr

"I don't think it's too hippie to want to clean up the planet so you don't wind up dying of some kind of cancer when you're 45 years old. It enrages me that these big cancer-research organizations can't be bothered to man the front lines of environmental protest." - Jello Biafra

"My girlfriend's dad runs the Prostate Centre on Wimpole St. in London, and he's chairman of Prostate U.K., which I think is the second-largest prostate cancer charity in Britain." - Christian Cooke

"I know it was harder for me taking care of my dad during his cancer than it was going through my own. You feel more helpless as a caregiver." - Mindy Sterling

"There is a chance that we could have at least as many dying from communicable diseases as we had dying from the tsunami." - David Nabarro

"I am involved with so many charitable organizations. Lung Cancer because of my dad, Breast Cancer because as a woman and mother of two daughters I have to be, Lupus for my sister, Crohn's disease for a dear friend, as well as Oceana and The Plastic Pollution Coalition because we have to be responsible to save the planet!" - Lois Robbins

"Cancer is really a slew of rare diseases. Lung cancer has 700 sub-types, breast cancer has 30,000 mutations which means that every cancer in its own right is a rare disease. Sharing data globally in this context is really important from a life-threatening perspective." - Patrick Soon-Shiong

"In 2008, while the film version of my book 'Choke' was coming to market, my mother was diagnosed with lung cancer. That meant that I had to appear in public to promote a comedy about a son trying to save his dying mother - the plot of Choke - while privately I was caring for my own dying mother. It was torture." - Chuck Palahniuk

"My dad always tell me to make decisions from love and not from fear." - Rashida Jones

"You see, everything I know, I learned from my dad. He learned it all from his, and his dad just happened to be wrong about everything" - Dan Bern

"My dad was a Punjabi from Amritsar, and my mom is a Punjabi from Kashmir. My dad was a soldier in the Indian Army." - Akshay Kumar

"That was the worst part about having cancer, sometimes: The physical evidence of disease separates you from other people." - John Green

"My mum [who has breast cancer] is a fighter. I've got that from her, I know she's a fighter." - Naomi Campbell

"Corruption is a cancer that steals from the poor, eats away at governance and moral fibre and destroys trust." - Robert Zoellick

"To refrain and desist from interfering with terminal cancer patients, in their use of Laetrile acquired through the 'Affidavit System." - Luther L. Bohanon

"I think America causes cancer, longevity is less important than fun, and young people should be discouraged from voting." - Bill Maher

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

"My husband, Clay Felker, died 17 years after his first cancer due to secondary conditions that developed from treatment." - Gail Sheehy

"If we include hedonistic philosophy in hospitals, the lives of patients suffering from cancer would be much, much better." - Michel Onfray

"Hysteria, epilepsy, tuberculosis, and cancer were all found to result from the erratic propensities of a past life." - Max Heindel

"He who finds not opposition from [sin]... is at peace with it, not dying to it." - John Owen

"Pearls ... have a way of dying when separated from their owner." - Nina Berberova

"You can recover from the writing malady only by falling mortally ill and dying." - Jules Renard

"I am dying by inches, from not having any body to talk to about insects." - Charles Darwin

"You can't make anyone love you and you can't stop anyone from dying." - Sue Grafton

"Howl's voice was presently heard shouting weakly, "Help me, someone! I'm dying from neglect up here!" - Diana Wynne Jones

"We are dying from our very birth, and our end hangs on our beginning." - Marcus Manilius

"No one can obtain from the Pope a dispensation for never dying." - Thomas A Kempis

"The mind can be a crazy monkey that is always dying to escape from the moment." - Rolf Potts

"We're always one breath away from something, living or dying, sometimes it just can't be helped." - Heather Gudenkauf

"Rock & roll is dying. It's frightening to think about the music scene 20 years from now." - Kurt Cobain

"Rock & roll is dying. It's frightening to think about the music scene 20 years from now." - Kurt Cobain

"We are, by nature, so futile that distraction alone can prevent us from dying altogether." - Louis-Ferdinand Celine

"Howl's voice was presently heard shouting weakly, "Help me, someone! I'm dying from neglect up here!" - Diana Wynne Jones

"I want to be a poet, from head to toe, living and dying by poetry." - Federico Garcia Lorca

"Life must be a constant education; one must learn everything, from speaking to dying." - Gustave Flaubert

"In the dying world I come from, quotation is a national vice." - Evelyn Waugh

"Rock & roll is dying. It's frightening to think about the music scene 20 years from now." - Kurt Cobain

"I am dying, Egypt, dying." - Marc Antony

""Dying before dying" has two important consequences: It liberates the individual from the fear of death and influences the actual experience of dying at the time of biological demise." - Stanislav Grof

"Dying before dying has two important consequences: It liberates the individual from the fear of death and influences the actual experience of dying at the time of biological demise." - Stanislav Grof

"Cancer is probably the most unfunny thing in the world, but I'm a comedian, and even cancer couldn't stop me from seeing the humor in what I went through." - Gilda Radner

"The Great Walk to Beijing was a fundraiser for my cancer center. It was a three-week trek with fellow cancer thrivers, including celebrities ranging from Joan Rivers to Leeza Gibbons and Olympians." - Olivia Newton-John

"I think only things that are personal to us offend us. It's always bizarre when people who would normally laugh at an AIDS joke won't laugh at a cancer joke, but far more people know somebody who's died from cancer." - Jim Jefferies

"The 'Great Walk to Beijing' was a fundraiser for my cancer center. It was a three-week trek with fellow cancer 'thrivers,' including celebrities ranging from Joan Rivers to Leeza Gibbons and Olympians." - Olivia Newtonjohn

"I don't play games. I ran away from home because my Dad brought me an Xbox." - Adrien Broner

"My daughter, dad where do homeless people come from? My answer, everywhere." - Ray Price

"If I could choose from all the fathers in the world, Dad, I'd choose you!" - John Walter Bratton

"The greatest gift I ever had Came from God; I call him Dad!" - John Walter Bratton

"The best advice I got from my dad? Wear a condom." - Richard Branson

"I heard a rumor that your mom and dad ran away from home." - Bobby Heenan

"I've always loved where my dad came from and the ideals that instilled in me." - John Krasinski

"My dad called me meat head dead from the neck up." - Norman Lear

"I do have a natural sense for business, which I think I get from my Dad." - Dolly Parton

"I did not get a million-dollar or multimillion-dollar loan from my dad." - Megyn Kelly

"From someone whose dad buys him a spade for Christmas, I thought you'd be grateful!" - Karl Pilkington

"The greatest gift I ever had Came from God; I call him Dad!" - Anonymous

"I told Seal pretty early. He was there from the very beginning. He's always been Dad." - Heidi Klum

"We always had lutefisk for Christmas dinner, after which Dad read from the Norwegian Bible." - Peter Agre

"The worst advice I ever received from my dad was to play by the book." - Dimebag Darrell

"I know exactly where I've come from, I know exactly who my mum and dad are." - Christopher Eccleston

"My roots are Scottish. My dad's parents are from Scotland, and my mum's dad is Scots." - Katharine Isabelle

"My dad was my first coach and drove me extremely hard from a very young age." - Candace Parker

"Everything I learned about the game of baseball, I learned from my dad." - Roberto Alomar

"I was built up from my dad more than anyone else." - John Wooden

"My dad was a big admirer of Sergeant York stories from the First World War." - Clint Eastwood

"My dad was my hero. And I got my personality from my mother." - Magic Johnson

"I've learned almost everything I know about acting from my dad." - Henry Hopper

"My dad is a Deadhead, my mom's a Jewish-American princess from Jersey." - Adam Lambert

"I occasionally borrow pot from my kids. They do a little weed occasionally. 'Here, Dad' - or more likely, 'Dad, have you got any?'" - Keith Richards

"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

"Sometimes I have a terrible feeling that I am dying not from the virus, but from being untouchable." - Amanda Palmer

"Sometimes I have a terrible feeling that I am dying not from the virus, but from being untouchable." - Amanda Heggs

"The closer you get to death, the more alive you feel. Dylan Thomas wrote, Do not go gentle into that good night. Rage, rage against the dying of the light. My dad always taught me to live like that. Dad wrote a poem too. It goes, Dune buggies. Woohoo!" - Christopher Titus

"If Cancer is the chastening tool of God, then doctors who are fighting cancer are fighting against the work of God. If a preacher or a Christian believes the sickness is a means of chastening, then he should never pray for relief from the sickness, but rather pray that the cancer will continue to grow until the chastening is completed." - Ray Comfort

"Dr Dean Burk, who has spent more than fifty years in cancer research, mainly at the National Cancer Institute states: 'More people have died in the last thirty years from cancer connected with fluoridation than all the military deaths in the entire history of the United States.'" - Dean Burk

"You may tend to get cancer from the thing that makes you want to smoke so much, not from the smoking itself." - William Saroyan

"There's no bigger atheist than me. Well, I take that back. I'm a cancer screening away from going agnostic and a biopsy away from full-fledged Christian." - Adam Carolla

"You learn as much from failure as from success, Dad always says. Though no one admires you for it." - Karen Joy Fowler



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