69+ Best Bear Grylls Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Edward Michael Grylls OBE, better known as Bear Grylls, is a British former SAS serviceman, survival instructor, and honorary lieutenant-colonel, and, outside his military career, an adventurer, writer, television presenter and businessman. Profoundly inspirational Bear Grylls quotes will get you through anything when the going gets tough and help you succeed in every aspect of life.

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Famous Bear Grylls Quotes

The line between life or death is determined by what we are willing to do. Bear Grylls

Yes, the Boy Scouts of America should definitely allow gay adult leaders and I think it’s really going to hold them back if they don’t Bear Grylls

You only get one chance at life and you have to grab it boldy. Bear Grylls

I learned two very strong lessons from them: the grass isn’t always greener elsewhere, and true love is worth fighting for. Bear Grylls

Survival can be summed up in three words, never give up, that’s the heart of it really. Just keep trying. Bear Grylls

I’ve never really had a TV career. I’ve been a soldier and a climber Bear Grylls

All my life the only thing I’ve been good at has been climbing and throwing myself off big things. Bear Grylls

But the wild is unpredictable, stuff does happen, and it’s always when you’re least expecting it. Bear Grylls

Keep focused on the step in front of you. Nothing else. Bear Grylls

When I’m filming, survival requires movement. You need your energy, and you’ve got to eat the bad stuff, and survival food is rarely pretty, but you kind of do it. I get in that zone, and I eat the nasty stuff, but I’m not like that when I’m back home. Bear Grylls

When you’re going through hell  keep going.Bear Grylls

In every potential sponsor’s eyes, I was a nobody. And soon I had notched up more rejection letters than is healthy for any one man to receive. Bear Grylls

If you risk nothing, you gain nothing. Bear Grylls

Success almost always follows great attitude. The two attract each other! Bear Grylls

Survival is not about being fearless. It’s about making a decision. Getting on and doing it. Because I want to see my kids again, or whatever the reason might be. Bear Grylls

I loved climbing because of the freedom, and having time and space. I remember coming off Everest for the last time, thinking of Dad and wishing that he could have seen what I saw. He would have loved it. Bear Grylls

Life is all about our growth, not our trophies. Bear Grylls

One thing I know for sure: it is only by doing what we fear that we can ever truly learn to be brave. Bear Grylls

The difference between ordinary and extra ordinary is just that little word  extra. Give that little bit extra. Bear Grylls

I try and eat really healthy when I’m home, but I certainly don’t eat worms and snakes. Bear Grylls

Pack the right skills and the right attitude, and you won’t need much else. Bear Grylls

Americans are cool; if you show just a chink of vulnerability, they respond so much. They’ll pat you on the arm and say, ‘Hey kid, you’re all right.’ Brits will respond but they are much more cynical. Bear Grylls

Don’t listen to the dream stealers. Bear Grylls

Textbook survival says stay still, don’t take any chances, wait for rescue. That’s a boring TV show. My thing was always, Listen, shoelace, dead squirrel and no other way down this rock face. You can do this!

Smile when it’s raining. Bear Grylls

I never wanted to do TV. I just did what I was trained to do through the Special Forces, and I’ve been doing that from a very young age. Bear Grylls

I always wanted to be Robin Hood or John the Baptist when I was growing up. Bear Grylls

I’m terrified of walking into a room full of people. Sitting down at a dinner table with 15 strangers brings me out in a sweat. Bear Grylls

Those who are positive, resourceful, courageous, and determined will emerge. Bear Grylls

Meals were often eaten standing up, and I wasn’t quite sure why they had bothered to issue us with beds, we got to see them so little. Bear Grylls

Pain is temporary, quitting lasts forever. Bear Grylls

Scouts should be progressive and should be adapting. If you’re gay or not it’s irrelevant, Scouting values respect. Bear Grylls

Never depend on those luck moments  they are gifts, but instead always build your own backup plan. Bear Grylls

I was always brought up to have a cup of tea at halfway up a rock face. Bear Grylls

We all have our limits. To push beyond those limits sometimes requires something just beyond ourselves. That is what my faith has given me  a secret strength, and help when I have needed it most. Bear Grylls

All my life the only thing I’ve been good at has been climbing and throwing myself off big things. Bear Grylls

Survival requires movement. Bear Grylls

I always had a really natural faith as a kid. Where I knew God existed and it felt very free and pretty wild and natural, and it wasn’t religious. Bear Grylls

Never give up, never give in. Bear Grylls

For me, my training is a key part of my work as so often my life has depended on being able to move fast and haul myself up and out of something fast! Bear Grylls

Keep trying. Bear Grylls

As a former pilot in World War I, Walter had always preferred flying as a means of travel, rather than going by sea. Whenever he was in the Dakota, flying over to Northern Ireland, he always asked for the front seat, joking that if it crashed then he wanted to die first. Bear Grylls

Take every chance you get in life. Because some things only happen once. Bear Grylls

It was like climbing a mountain of waist-deep molasses while giving someone a fireman’s carry, who, for good measure, was also trying to force a pair of frozen socks into your mouth. Nice. Bear Grylls

I always had a really natural faith as a kid where I knew God existed. Bear Grylls

You don’t need to go to the ends of the earth, you don’t need to climb Everest to have a great adventure, it’s invariably on our doorstep. Bear Grylls

Good things don’t come easy. Bear Grylls

The line between life or death is determined by what we are willing to do. Bear Grylls

Struggle develops strength and storms make you stronger. Bear Grylls

Some of the greatest survivors have been women. Look at the courage so many women have shown after surviving earthquakes in the rubble for days on end. Bear Grylls

There’s no magic to running far or climbing Everest. Endurance is mental strength. It’s all about heart. Bear Grylls

I come from a line of self motivated, determined folk   not grand, not high society, but no nonsense, family minded go getters. Bear Grylls

As a young boy, scouting gave me a confidence and camaraderie that is hard to find in modern life. Bear Grylls

It’s unresolved conflict in my life that I have a lovely family and a risky job. Bear Grylls

The storms in life gotta make you stronger, the tougher it gets the more positive you gotta be. Bear Grylls

I always wanted to be Robin Hood or John the Baptist when I was growing up. Bear Grylls

Have faith and keep your hope up. Bear Grylls

My faith is an important part of my life and over the years I’ve learnt that it takes a proud man to say he doesn’t need anything. It has been a quiet strength and a backbone through a lot of difficult times. Bear Grylls

And if you give your heart to a goal, it will repay you. It’s the law of the universe. Bear Grylls

As a society, we’ve become terrified of failure, but you can’t grow without risking it. Bear Grylls

Being brave isn’t the absence of fear. Being brave is having that fear but finding a way through it. Bear Grylls

The rewards of the wild and the rewards of the survivor go to those who can dig deep, and, ultimately, to the guy who can stay alive. Bear Grylls

Life is about getting up again, dusting yourself down again, learning from the lessons and then pushing on. Bear Grylls

I love Ray Mears. He’s brilliant. He’s so rude about me in the press, it’s outrageous! Bear Grylls

Change the way you use your time, and you change your life. Bear Grylls

I think it’s fun running with dogs. They’re always so fit and fast. Bear Grylls

The greatest journeys all start with a single step. Bear Grylls