The Best Terry Fox quotes

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Terry Fox is a Canadian hero, and his best quotes is an inspiring one. Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Terry was raised by his father as he lost both of his parents at a young age. While attending college in British Columbia, Terry’s life changed when he had to have the lower part of his right leg amputated due to bone cancer. Despite this setback, Terry continued on with school and after graduating from UBC with a degree in Arts (specializing in Social Work), he decided that it was time to do something big for himself and others who were suffering like him. He set out on April 12th 1980 to run across Canada – from St John’s Newfoundland all the way up to Thunder Bay Ontario-to raise money for cancer research.
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Summary

About Terry Fox

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Born:
July 28, 1958

death of the author

Died:
June 28, 1981

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Cause Of Death:
Metastatic Osteosarcoma

education of the author

Education:
Simon Fraser University

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Known For:
Marathon Of Hope

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Title:
Companion Of The Order Of Canada

TERRY FOX QUOTES ON CANCER

I don’t feel that this is unfair. That’s the thing about cancer. I’m not the only one; it happens all the time to people. I’m not special. β€” Terry Fox

Even though I’m not running anymore, we still have to try to find a cure for cancer. Other people should go ahead and try to do their own thing now. β€” Terry Fox

It’s one thing to run across Canada, but now, people are really going to know what cancer is. β€” Terry Fox

The Cancer Society here in Nova Scotia is doing nothing, and money is being wasted. I would love to get my hands on the people in Halifax. β€” Terry Fox

it s one thing to run across canada but now people are really going to know what cancer is Terry Fox quote

The only thing I want to sponsor is cancer, and cancer can be beaten. Not any other product. And I hope nobody tries to use me, because I won’t let them. β€” Terry Fox

It took cancer to realize that being self–centered is not the way to live. The answer is to try and help others. β€” Terry Fox

When I started this run, I said that if we all gave one dollar, we’d have $22 million for cancer research, and I don’t care man, there’s no reason that isn’t possible. No reason! β€” Terry Fox

One thing hurts me. I keep hearing ‘Terry Fox.’ I’m not doing the run to become rich or famous… To me, being famous is not the idea of the run. The only important part is that cancer can be beaten. β€” Terry Fox

Inspiring Phrases From Terry Fox

I want to set an example that will never be forgotten. β€” Terry Fox

i want to set an example that will never be forgotten Terry Fox quote

If I ran to a doctor every time I got a little cyst or abrasion, I’d still be in Nova Scotia. β€” Terry Fox

Somewhere the hurting must stop. β€” Terry Fox

I am tired and weary because people are continually forcing me off the road. I was actually honked off once. β€” Terry Fox

Twenty–six miles is now my daily minimum. β€” Terry Fox

I loved it. I enjoyed myself so much, and that was what other people couldn’t realize. They thought I was going through a nightmare running all day long. β€” Terry Fox

if i ran to a doctor every time i got a little cyst or abrasion i d still be in nova scotia Terry Fox quote

If you’ve given a dollar, you are part of the Marathon of Hope . β€” Terry Fox

Various Statements From Terry Fox

Our privacy is starting to be invaded and we can’t get anything done. I’m happy with the fundraising but upset we don’t have time to talk and meet with people. β€” Terry Fox

If they are not positive about the run, I won’t talk to them. I’m not here to play games with the media. β€” Terry Fox

I’m not a dreamer, and I’m not saying this will initiate any kind of definitive answer or cure to cancer, but I believe in miracles. I have to. β€” Terry Fox

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I have a saddened and weakening attitude toward the media and press. β€” Terry Fox

i have a saddened and weakening attitude toward the media and press Terry Fox quote

I do what I do for the people who believe in me, not for the jerks who don’t. β€” Terry Fox

Even if I don’t finish, we need others to continue. It’s got to keep going without me. β€” Terry Fox

I want to try the impossible to show that it can be done. β€” Terry Fox

More Phrases From Terry Fox

How many people ever get a chance to do something that they really believe in? β€” Terry Fox

I just wish people would realize that anything’s possible if you try; dreams are made possible if you try. β€” Terry Fox

how many people ever get a chance to do something that they really believe in Terry Fox quote

I’ve said to people before that I’m going to do my very best to make it, and I’m not going to give up. And that’s true. But I might not make it. And if I don’t make it, the Marathon of Hope better continue. β€” Terry Fox

I’m not doing the run to become rich or famous. β€” Terry Fox

I know that you can do the impossible. β€” Terry Fox

I’m not a dreamer… but I believe in miracles. I have to β€” Terry Fox

Who would have thought it would be possible to run across Canada on one leg, eh? I wanted to try the impossible and show that it could be done. β€” Terry Fox

i m not doing the run to become rich or famous Terry Fox quote