50 Best Cancer Zodiac Quotes That Are Really Relatable

Supriya Jain
Dec 12, 2023 By Supriya Jain
Originally Published on Jan 27, 2021
Edited by Monisha Kochhar
Zodiac sign - Cancer in Cool astrologic infographics.

The cancer season lies between 21 June and 22 July.

Cancer is the fourth sign of Zodiac and is represented by a crab. The sign is associated with entities like emotions, water and moon.  

Cancerians are known for being sensitive, highly intuitive, nurturing, sentimental and insecure at times. Their element sign is water which is associated with emotional depth.

Cancers are known to retreat into their shells just like the crabs. They are generally introverted and prefer a deep and intimate connection with very few people. Cancers are said to be "crabby” much like their symbolism - the crab.

With their hearts on their sleeves, and a turmoil of emotions raging inside, cancers are often considered too moody, which is frequently related to their connection with the moon phases. If you believe in your zodiac sign, you may also find that you believe in its fortune too. A pearl is believed to be a lucky stone for cancers.

Cancers may also consider Monday and Sunday to be their lucky days. A cancer might also believe in a lucky number or color.

To understand them better sometimes one might need additional help. Worry not, whether it's you or someone around you, we believe that these Cancerian zodiac quotes will help you out. Cancerians are very difficult to approach - be it in love or friendship, they are pretty difficult to read.

Mostly aloof, they can be your pillar of life once you get close to them. Here we have curated few zodiac quotes about the most misunderstood zodiac sign - cancer. Check out our Cancerian quotes which we know you'll love!

For more zodiac quotes, take a look at Aries quotes and Sagittarius quotes.

Zodiac Quotes

Zodiac signs are one of the oldest symbolic languages. Cancer zodiac sign is among the most uniquely profound ones. Here are some exciting zodiac quotes for you to enjoy.

1. “Stars impel but they don't compel”

- Alb Imeri

2.    “The signs of the zodiac are karmic patterns; the planets are the looms; the will is the weaver.”

- Edgar Cayce

3.    “The Twelve Signs of the Zodiac represents the twelve lessons of human existence, the 12 qualities to be developed in the formation of the perfect man (and woman).”

- Vera Stanley Alder

4. “From Architecture down to the Zodiac, every science worthy of the name was imported by the Greeks”

- H. P. Blavatsky

5. “People like stories that are bigger than life, about characters with unusual powers. And when you get all the characters in the zodiac, it's so colorful, and it's so rich in different attitudes that the characters have.”

- Stan Lee

6. “In youth, we clothe ourselves with rainbows and go as brave as the zodiac.”

  - Ralph Waldo Emerson

7. “The resemblance of the signs of the zodiac to the animals after which they are named... is as unimpressive as the predictions of astrologers.”

- Richard Dawkins

8. “Understanding created by the intellect cannot be acquired by means of the occult, only by the aid of the zodiac, bringing forth that small flame by whose light part of the future may be discerned.”

- Nostradamus

9. “The zodiac's twelve signs are said to represent powerful archetypes that are universal in theme.”

- Bil Tierney

10. “We need not feel ashamed of flirting with the zodiac. The zodiac is well worth flirting with.”

- D.H. Lawrence

11. “Those who think only in straight lines cannot see around a curve.”

- Romina Russell

12. “Just because you can't prove it doesn't mean it isn't true”

- Robert Graysmith

13. "Love is not a condition of the spirit but a sign of the zodiac."

- Gabriel García Márquez

Best Cancer Quotes

Cancer Constellation stars in outer space with shape of a Cancer in lines.

Cancer is one of the most difficult zodiac signs to read. Cancers know what they need and where they stand.  Here are some fascinating zodiac sign cancer quotes just as amazing as this zodiac sign is. Let's take a look at these Cancerian quotes to understand them for anyone who is unknown a cancer.

14. "Subtlety is one of the chief qualities of Cancer."

- Liz Green

15. "Cancer knows all about conservation. Waste not, want not."

- Liz Green

16. "Cancer: Just like the moon, you shine in times of darkness."

- C.W.

17. “Cancers are Moonchildren; totally influenced by the waxing and waning cycles of the Moon. Asking them to remain in one feeling, one mood, or one state of mind is pure insanity.”

- Sherene Schostak

18. “Waiting for the day when cancer will remain just a zodiac sign.”

- Nitya Prakash

Famous Quotes About Cancerians

Cancerians are usually deeply intuitive people. They think deeply and love profoundly. Here are some quotes about this peculiar zodiac sign that the Cancerians can relate to. Check out these famous Cancerian quotes below.

19. “Ah! There is nothing like staying at home for real comfort.”

- Jane Austen

20. “Home is not where you live, but where they understand you.”

- Christian Morgenstern

21. “I love being nurturing and caring because I love to see other people happy.”

- Jennifer Hudson

22. “Everybody needs a hug. It changes your metabolism.”

- Leo Buscaglia

23. “If you really want to make a friend, go to someone’s house and eat with him… the people who give you their food give you their heart.”

- Cesar Chavez

24. “There are good and bad times, but our mood changes more often than our fortune.”

- Thomas Carlyle

25. “The thing that’s important to know is that you never know. You’re always sort of feeling your way.”

- Diane Arbus

26. “Believe in yourself and what you feel. Your power will come from that.”

- Melissa Etheridge

27. “It’s a pleasure to share one’s memories. Everything remembered is dear, endearing, touching, precious. At least the past is safe — though we didn’t know it at the time. We know it now. Because it’s in the past; because we have survived.”

- Susan Sontag

28. “A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture are like a tree without roots.”

- Marcus Garvey

Famous Quotes By Cancerians

From Ariana Grande to Priyanka Chopra - many famous personalities are Cancerians. Read along to find some quotes about the zodiac and Cancerian quotes by popular Cancerians themselves.

29. “I do like the ocean wave, actually. I’m born under the sign of Cancer – the sign of the crab – so I like coastal areas and sunny beaches and such – although not the wide-open and deep seas.”

- Anjelica Huston

30. “I live with romance in my brain. I’m a true-blue Cancerian like that.”

- Priyanka Chopra

31. “Our prime purpose in life is to help others. And if you can’t help them, at least don’t hurt them.”

- Dalai Lama (about Cancer)

32. "Ooooof do cancers have the ability to do anything other than feeeeeeeeel feel feeeeeeeel feel feeeeeel feel"

- Ariana Grande

33. “I’m a Cancer…the little crab. Loves the home, her sanctuary, all the cozy things.”

- Gisele Bündchen

34. “I'm a Cancerian, the typical crab with the tough outer shell and the soft bit in the middle. I don't think I'll ever come to terms with people being unnecessarily nasty, but I can take it if someone doesn't like my music - I'm not everyone's cup of tea.”

- Katherine Jenkins

35. “I am Moody... and a Cancerian to the boot. Even a small thing can change the entire mood, but I'm working on that. Besides, I'm also loyal and possessive.”

- Katrina Kaif

36. “My sun and my moon signs are mostly Cancer - it's really strong. We're deeply intuitive and sentimental. I really like to take care of people, nurturing them. I'm very passionate about the things I do and like to see people I love to grow.”

- Kali Uchis

Linda Goodman Quotes

Mary Alice Kemery, also known as Linda Goodman, was an American astrologer and a poet. One of the most famous zodiac writers, given below are some of her astrology quotes about cancers.  Let's dive in for some cancer zodiac sign quotes given by her.

37. "Cancer is a sort of mental archaeologist, always digging for more fascinating facts."

- Linda Goodman

38. "Cancerians are all mothers at heart, even the men."

- Linda Goodman

39. “A camera molds memory into permanency for Cancerians, whose very minds are like sensitive film, recording every impression with vivid clarity.”

- Linda Goodman

40. “Most of the Cancerians you meet will be sober. In fact, they may be so sober you wish they would relax a little over a cocktail.”

- Linda Goodman

41. “Cancer seldom judges, however. He simply gathers, absorbs, reflects.”

- Linda Goodman

42. “Cancers can be very touch and go. One minute they want to tell you everything and the next minute they just want to be alone.”

- Linda Goodman

43. “Cancerians have more secrets than J. Edgar Hoover, James Bond and Sherlock Holmes combined.”

- Linda Goodman

44. “There’s a touch of Moon madness in every Cancerian. He knows a wild and secret place where two lilies and seven white roses grow among the iris.”

- Linda Goodman

45. “Cancer people seek retreat and solitude. Just like real crabs.”

 - Linda Goodman

46. “Cancerians have such control of imagery, and their moods are so intense, they can make you feel them, too.”

 - Linda Goodman

47. “Cancer’s vulnerability is carefully hidden, so the typical Cancerian reaction to hurt is to crawl inside the Crab shell and pout – or turn just plain crabby.”

- Linda Goodman

48. “Cancerians like to keep secrets. They’re not much for true confessions unless you’re the one doing the confessing.”

- Linda Goodman

49. “The typical Cancerian male is a devotee of the finer things in life.”

- Linda Goodman

50. “Extremely maternal towards friends and family, Cancerians are caring and protective of all those around them.”

- Linda Goodman

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for Cancer quotes then why not take a look at [Gemini quotes], or Taurus quotes?

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Written by Supriya Jain

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Supriya JainBachelor of Commerce, Master of Business Administration specializing in Marketing

As a skilled member of the Kidadl team, Shruti brings extensive experience and expertise in professional content writing. With a Bachelor's degree in Commerce from Punjab University and an MBA in Business Administration from IMT Nagpur, Shruti has worked in diverse roles such as sales intern, content writer, executive trainee, and business development consultant. Her exceptional writing skills cover a wide range of areas, including SOP, SEO, B2B/B2C, and academic content.

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