54+ Best Survival Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Survival depends a great deal on a person’s ability to withstand stress in emergency situations.  Inspirational survival quotes will challenge the way you think, and help guide you through any life experience.

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Most Famous Survival Quotes

Survivors aren’t always the strongest; sometimes they’re the smartest, but more often simply the luckiest. Carrie Ryan

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

Victory at all costs, victory in spite of all terror, victory however long and hard the road may be; for without victory, there is no survival. Winston Churchill

The strong survive, but the courageous triumph. Michael Scott

Extinction is the rule. Survival is the exception. Carl Sagan

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And while the law of competition may be sometimes hard for the individual, it is best for the race, because it ensures the survival of the fittest in every department. Andrew Carnegie

Fear is a part of life. It’s a warning mechanism. That’s all. It tells you when there’s danger around. Its job is to help you survive. Not cripple you into being unable to do it. Jim Butcher

Adaptability and constant innovation is key to the survival of any company operating in a competitive market. Shiv NadarVideo

The weak fall, but the strong will remain and never go under. Anne Frank

Inspirational Survival Quotes

Nobody talks of entrepreneurship as survival, but that’s exactly what it is and what nurtures creative thinking. Anita Roddick

At this crucial time in our lives, when everything is so desperate, when every day is a matter of survival, I don’t think you can help but be involved. Nina Simone

You know you are on the road to success if you would do your job, and not be paid for it. Oprah Winfrey

It is not the strongest or the most intelligent who will survive but those who can best manage change. Leon C. Megginson

Don’t let the fear of losing be greater than the excitement of winning. Robert Kiyosaki

You have to seed internal disruptors. You need sources of internal disruption. They don’t guarantee your survival, but you have got to try. Anand Mahindra

Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit. Conrad Hilton

Life comes from physical survival; but the good life comes from what we care about. Rollo May

The important thing is not being afraid to take a chance. Remember, the greatest failure is to not try. Once you find something you love to do, be the best at doing it. Debbi Fields

In a world where change is inevitable and continuous, the need to achieve that change without violence is essential for survival. Andrew Young

The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will, and I am. Losers, on the other hand, concentrate their waking thoughts on what they should have or would have done, or what they can’t do. Dennis Waitley

If you live among wolves you have to act like a wolf. Nikita Khrushchev

It takes more than capital to swing business. You’ve got to have the A. I. D. degree to get by – Advertising, Initiative, and Dynamics. Ren Mulford Jr.

To have endured horrors, to have seen the worst of humanity and have your life made unrecognizable by it, to come out of all that honorable and brave, that was magical. Ransom Riggs

Amazing Survival Quotes

Surviving a failure gives you more self-confidence. Failures are great learning tools.. but they must be kept to a minimum. Jeffrey Immelt

People are definitely a company’s greatest asset. It doesn’t make any difference whether the product is cars or cosmetics. A company is only as good as the people it keeps. Mary Kay Ash

One thing you have to realize from now on is that it doesn’t matter if this is a dream or not. Survival depends on what you do, not what you think. Rebecca McKinsey

I am someone who always gets up again, even if there are setbacks. I have a survivor instinct. I’m not sure where it comes from, but probably from all the little things that make you into who you are. Heidi Klum

A scar does not form on the dying. A scar means, I survived. Chris Cleave

We don’t even know how strong we are until we are forced to bring that hidden strength forward. In times of tragedy, of war, of necessity, people do amazing things. The human capacity for survival and renewal is awesome. Isabel Allende

Survival is the celebration of choosing life over death. We know we’re going to die. We all die. But survival is saying: perhaps not today. In that sense, survivors don’t defeat death, they come to terms with it. Laurence Gonzales

The rules of survival never change, whether you’re in a desert or in an arena. Bear Grylls

I fight on emotions. When I don’t fight on emotions, I don’t fight well. I fight on emotion, because I’m in for survival. Tito Ortiz

The human being is very resourceful. When you fight for survival, you don’t think much; you just do. If you think too much, you sink. Frank Lowy

When you’re in survival mode, you numb yourself. Clemantine Wamariya

In the animal kingdom, one of the keys to survival is to outwit your enemies. And when you’re surrounded by carnivores, one of the best strategies is to fade into the background and disappear. Neil deGrasse Tyson

Survival requires us to leave our prejudices at home. It’s about doing whatever it takes, and ultimately those with the biggest heart will win. Bear Grylls

Self-interest is but the survival of the animal in us. Humanity only begins for man with self-surrender. Henri Frederic Amiel

Credibility is a basic survival tool. Rebecca Solnit

When you’re placed in a world where survival is the main focus, a lot of that other stuff, like wrongdoings in the past, become obsolete. You have to focus on the here and now. Alycia Debnam-Carey

To survive it is often necessary to fight and to fight you have to dirty yourself. George Orwell

Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance. Samuel Johnson

They tried to bury us. They didn’t know we were seeds. Dinos Christianopoulos

Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do. Pele

By perseverance the snail reached the ark. Charles Spurgeon

Knowledge is power, community is strength and positive attitude is everything. Lance Armstrong

Of all that is good, sublimity is supreme. Succeeding is the coming together of all that is beautiful. Furtherance is the agreement of all that is just. Perseverance is the foundation of all actions. Lao Tzu

Most of us can hide our greatest hurts and longings. It’s how we survive each day. We pretend the pain isn’t there, that we are made of scars instead of wounds. Leigh Bardugo

In the real world, all rests on perseverance. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

We need to be fit and ready for anything that might come our way. Aaron B. Powell

Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th. Julie Andrews

The more we exploit nature, The more our options are reduced, until we have only one: to fight for survival. Mo Udall

I’ve come to learn from my own experiences and those around me that it’s not about survival of the fittest but about who can adapt the best to change. Natalya Neidhart

Sustainability is the key to our survival on this planet and will also determine success on all levels. Shari Arison

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