30 Bear Grylls quotes about the spirit of survival

From surviving in business to surviving in the wild, the word “survival” has a different definition depending on the context. Here you will find a powerful collection of Bear Grylls quotes about courage to instill in you the spirit of adventure and survival.

Bear Grylls whose real name is Edward Michael Grylls is best known for doing the things that most people fail to do in their entire lives. And the best thing is that everything is recorded and can be seen on television.

He is an ex-British military man, presenter, writer, survival expert and star of his own television series called “Man vs. Wild ”(The last survivor in Spain or A proof of everything in Latin America), where he is placed in very dangerous scenarios in nature and shows you how to learn the skills you need to survive. Grylls was named the British Scout Association’s youngest Chief Scout at the age of 35.

Bear Grylls Best Quotes

1. “Survival can be summed up in three words: never give up. That is actually the heart of survival. Just keep trying.”

2. “A man’s pride can be his downfall, and you need to learn when to turn to others for support and guidance.”

3. “You only get one chance in life and you have to take it boldly.”

4. “The only thing I’ve been good at in my entire life has been climbing and getting rid of big things.”

5. “My faith is an important part of my life and over the years I have learned that you need to be very proud to say that you don’t need anything. Faith has been a silent fortress and backbone through many difficult times.”

6. “Adventure for me has always been about the connections and boundaries you create with people when you’re there. And you can have that anywhere.”

7. “Adventure should be 80 percent ‘I think this is manageable,’ but it’s nice to have that last 20 percent where you’re just outside your comfort zone. Still safe but out of your comfort zone.”

8. “The line between life and death is determined by what we are willing to do.”

9. “Sometimes no matter how hard you try, you also need a little luck.”

10. “Survival requires that we leave our prejudices at home. It’s about doing whatever it takes, and ultimately those with the biggest hearts will win.”

11. “The truth is, I need 10 lives to scratch the surface of the things I would love to do.”

12. “The hardest thing about my job isn’t being bitten by snakes or crocodiles, it’s being away from my kids. Every day I get a satellite call from the kids, wherever we are, in whatever time zone, to say goodnight.”

13. “As a child, Scouting gave me confidence and camaraderie which is hard to find in modern life.”

14. “Accidents in the big mountains happen when people’s ambitions cloud their better judgment. Good climbing is climbing with heart and instinct, not ambition and pride .”

15. “Well, wolves will rarely hunt. You are vulnerable if you are alone or injured. But for the lone wolves, stand up tall, show them you’re not hurt, face them, be bossy, and look them in the eye.”

16. “Survival is not about being fearless. It’s about making a decision, going ahead and doing it, because I want to see my kids again, or for whatever reason you have.”

17. “Special Forces gave me the self-confidence to do some extraordinary things in my life. Climbing Everest then cemented my belief in myself.”

18. “I loved climbing for freedom and for having time and space. I remember walking off Everest for the last time, thinking of Dad and wishing he could have seen what I saw. He would have loved it.”

19. “Being brave is not the absence of fear. Being brave is having that fear but finding a way through it.”

20. “Our destiny is determined by how far we are prepared to go to keep ourselves alive, the decisions we make to survive.”

21. “Life is full of many dream thieves who always tell you that you should do something more sensible. I believe that no matter what your dream is, just fight the dream thieves and hold on to it.”

22. “Life has taught me to be very wary of a man with a dream, especially a man who has teetered on the brink of life. He has a fire and a recklessness inside that is hard to quantify.”

23. “Life is about our growth and not about our trophies.”

24. “Put together the right skills and the right attitude, and you won’t need much else.”

25. “Life is about getting up again, dusting yourself off again, learning your lessons, and then moving on.”

26. “Change the way you use your time and this will change your life.”

27. “Only when you really get out of your comfort zone is when you grow.”

28. “One thing I know for sure is that it is only by doing what we fear that we can truly learn to be brave.”

29. “Don’t be afraid to dream big, and don’t be afraid to be around people. And never give up! He is the tenacious and not the talented one who wins.”

30. “My best lessons in life and education do not come from a classroom, they have come from nature. How you act in the big moments, the ones that challenge you, scare you, tempt you and force you to make the right decisions, is what defines you.”

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