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Where can you find inspirational quotes to help cancer patients?

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You can find inspirational quotes to help cancer patients in a special section for the topic at BrainyQuote.com and at MCancer.org, the University of Michigan health system's comprehensive cancer center. Uplifting Bible quotes specifically selected for cancer patients are available at WhatChristiansWantToKnow.com. QuoteGarden.com offers a selection of inspiring quotes and calls itself the first page on the Internet dedicated to quotes for cancer patients, survivors and their loved ones.

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Featured quotes at these sites cover a range of emotions, styles and authors. A gentle verse from A.A. Milne declares readers to be "braver than you believe, stronger than you seem," while a more forceful quote from Michael Douglas proclaims, "Cancer didn't bring me to my knees, it brought me to my feet." Encouraging words from the Bible include a reminder from Deuteronomy 31:6 that "the Lord your God...goes with you. He will not leave you or forsake you," and the promise from Matthew 11:28-29, "Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest."

Readers can find numerous quotes about courage from a diverse group of authors, including Winston Churchill, Eleanor Roosevelt, Dan Rather, Ralph Waldo Emerson and John Wayne. A particularly inspiring quote from Barbara Bloom reminds us that in the Japanese culture, cracks are mended using gold, drawing attention to the once-broken parts. She says, "They believe that when something’s suffered damage and has a history it becomes more beautiful."

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