Quotation Explorer - 'Cancer'

What are humans meant to do; why are we here? Are we a mutation on the earth destroying its host? Are we a cancer destined to kill what supports us? I think not. So exploring this question is a powerful exercise in meaning; what is the meaning of human existence? - David W. Earle
We live in the irradiated lazy indoor cancer society. - Steven Magee
I finally understand. Cancer is not a gypsy curse. It's a huge smashing wave. It catches you and drags you out. And anybody can be spit back up, and anybody can drown. -The Lucky Place - Zu Vincent
, the respected attorney, entrepreneur, and thought leader, defines true leadership in this video and shares the story of Amber and how a girl with terminal cancer embodied true leadership. - Chris Salamone
Entitlement is such a cancer, because it is void of gratitude. - Adam Smith
Cancer gave me an understanding of the point of all this. To survive. Most of our lives it is easy but for the moments when it becomes difficult, when accident or sickness or sadness strikes, it's just about remembering one thing. You must simply survive. - Shaun Hick
A mystery is an unknown puzzle to solve like lies and secrets that you need to know. Lies and secrets that are like a cancer in our soul. They eat away what is good and leave only DESTRUCTION behind. A mystery to discover which makes life more COMPLICATED as it seems to be. - Red Delachina
There were silences in my head. I could abandon myself completely to the pleasure of multiple relationships, to the beauty of the day, to the joys of the day. It was as if a cancer in me had ceased gnawing me. The cancer of introspection. - Anaïs Nin
I understand that smoking is vaguely inappropriate in certain situations. You know, like an orphanage, cancer ward, whatever.
In the case of smokers, the abuse leads to death, sicknesses, cancer, amputation, loss of all kinds. - Sunday Adelaja
Don’t ask a writer what he’s working on. It’s like asking someone with cancer on the progress of his disease. - Amy Lowell
My relative examined you, observed a few of your normal body cells, compared them with what it had learned from other humans most like you, and said that you had not only a cancer, but a talent for cancer. - Octavia E. Butler
Anger and resentment are the cancer of our mind. To be cured, inject love in your heart and be kind. - Debasish Mridha
The truth is like sunlight: It causes cancer. - J. Richard Singleton
Humanity is the cancer of nature. - Dave Foreman
Carcharadon carcharias. Six thousandpounds of muscle powering a hoopof butcher's knives. The only animalthat ate its weaker siblings in the womb.Immune from cancer. Constantly awake. - Mark Haddon
You can't just say there is a god because the world is beautiful. You have to account for bone cancer in children. - Stephen Fry
Imagine that the world had created a new 'dream product' to feed and immunize everyone born on earth. Imagine also that it was available everywhere, required no storage or delivery, and helped mothers plan their families and reduce the risk of cancer. Then imagine that the world refused to use it. - Frank A. Oski
The entire economy of the Western world is built on things that cause cancer. - From the 1985 movie "Bliss"
Hell, we spent $200 Billion to get a scared guy who needed a shave out of a fox-hole! And he may even die of prostate cancer before we even get a chance to try him, dammit! - Ted Turner
Mozart, Pascal, Boolean algebra, Shakespeare, parliamentary government, baroque churches, Newton, the emancipation of women, Kant, Balanchine ballets, et al. don’t redeem what this particular civilization has wrought upon the world. The white race is the cancer of human history. - Susan Sontag
Utility smart/AMR/AMI meters, cell phones and wi-fi are problem for people who do not want to get cancer, electromagnetic radiation (EMR) sickness, or Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity (EHS) in the future. - Steven Magee
I think the stigma attached to mental illness will disappear just like it did for cancer years ago. - Sally Graham
Until we accept that our children have much more of a risk of being sexually abused than drowning in a pool, being struck by a car, stricken with cancer, hurt by a vaccination, or diagnosed with ebola, we contribute to a culture of panic and ignorance. - Ann Brasco
An unresolved issue will be like a cancer with the potential to spread into other areas of your relationship, eroding the joy, lightness, love and beauty. - Joyce Vissell
I have every expectation that cancer will become known as the disease of human evolution trying and failing to adapt to a significantly changed environment. - Steven Magee
Because you can't be as in love as we were and not have it invade your bone marrow. Our kind of love can go into remission, but it's always waiting to return. Like the world's sweetest cancer. - Gillan Flynn, Gone Girl
Harmonics are the cancer of the electrical system. - Steven Magee
Like an unchecked cancer, hate corrodes the personality and eats away its vital unity. Hate destroys a man's sense of values and his objectivity. It causes him to describe the beautiful as ugly and the ugly as beautiful, and to confuse the true with the false and the false with the true. - Martin Luther King Jr.
That was the worst part about having cancer, sometimes: The physical evidence of disease separates you from other people.
Just deleting vandalism on the Chuck Norris page," Radar said. "For instance, while I do think that Chuck Norris specializes in the roundhouse kick, I don't think it's accurate to say, 'Chuck Norris's tears can cure cancer, but unfortunately he has never cried. - John Green
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean. - Maya Angelou
I had no specific bent toward science until my grandfather died of stomach cancer. I decided that nobody should suffer that much. - Gertrude B. Elion
Depression, the Cancer that gnaws at your Body,Mind and Soul. - Marlene Davis
I mean, reality sucks. The world is a cancer, and shits so bad it’s scary. Everything’s filthy. But you know what? One day, it’s not going to be here. So be glad you know what life is. You’re alive. Live. - Mitch Lucker
More people have died in the name of religion than have ever died of cancer. And we try to cure cancer... What makes us take up arms against those who pray to the same God with different words? - Chuck Austen
It's very healthy for a young girl to be deterred from promiscuity by fear of contracting a painful, incurable disease, or cervical cancer, or sterility, or the likelihood of giving birth to a dead, blind, or brain damaged baby (even ten years later when she may be happily married).
Growth for the sake of growth is the ideology of the cancer cell. - Edward Abbey
Staying silent is like a slow growing cancer to the soul and a trait of a true coward. There is nothing intelligent about not standing up for yourself. You may not win every battle. However, everyone will at least know what you stood for—YOU. - Shannon L. Alder
I've had cancer twice and if I had to pick one fate for you, cancer or fertility problems-I'd pick cancer. - Kelly Corrigan
Bravery is a willing decision to do what must be done. Fear is a cancer that is cured only by doing what must be done, backed by an intelligent, open mind. - Corey Aaron Burkes
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