Favorite Quotations ~† Survival Managing from Clarity

"Whoever survives a test, whatever it may be, must tell the story. That is his duty." ~ Elie Wiesel

Living Proof

Cancer makes a woman out of you. After that you become a warrior. Survival is not so much about the body, but rather it is about the triumph of the human spirit. ~ Danita Vance

Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies. ~ Mother Teresa of Calcutta

Do you know what happens to scar tissue? It's the strongest part of the skin. ~ Michael R. Mantell

As we advanced in life it becomes more and more difficult, but in fighting the difficulties the inmost strength of the heart is developed. ~ Vincent Van Gogh

Survival is a form of resistance. ~ Mendel Le Sueur

You need your strength and you need as much support from family, friends, and loved ones as you can get. ~ Michael Korda

We need 4 hugs a day for survival. We need 8 hugs a day for maintenance. We need 12 hugs a day for growth. ~ Virginia Satir

Cancer can take away all my physical abilities. It cannot touch my mind, it cannot touch my heart and it cannot touch my soul. And those three things are going to carry on forever. ~ Jim Valvano

Courage is being scared to death but saddling up anyway. John Wayne

Love's the only engine of survival. ~ Leonard Cohen

I have not withdrawn into despair, I did not go mad in gathering honey,/I did not go mad, I did not go mad, I did not go mad. ~ Hoda Al-Namani

That which does not kill us, must have missed us. ~ Miowara Tomokata

Itís always too soon to quit. ~ Norman Vincent Peale, You Can If You Think You Can

Nearly losing my life made me want to live my life. ~ Rahm Emanuel

A high station in life is earned by the gallantry with which appalling experiences are survived with grace. ~ Tennessee Williams, Memoirs