26+ Best Survivor Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Inspirational survivor quotes will get you through anything when the going gets tough and help you succeed in every aspect of life.

Most Famous Survivor Quotes

When I was growing up, Brandy was TV star, reality star, a pop star, a Cover girl, Grammy winner, had her own Brandy doll, and was the first African American to play Disney princess Cinderella. Most importantly, she is a survivor. Many only judge and remember a person’s most recent failure. – Niecy Nash

I’m a survivor of life. I try to give the glory to God and appreciate what’s happening to me. – Mike Epps

“But if I’m it, the last of my kind, the last page of human history, like hell I’m going to let the story end this way. I may be the last one, but I am the one still standing. I am the one turning to face the faceless hunter in the woods on an abandoned highway. I am the one not running but facing. Because if I am the last one, then I am humanity. And if this is humanity’s last war, then I am the battlefield." – Rick Yancey, The 5th Wave

Lance Armstrong, the famous cyclist and more importantly, cancer survivor, has said ‘if you ever get a second chance for something, you’ve got to go all the way.’ – Michael N. Castle – With ‘Survivor’ – I didn’t get any sleep, there was no food, we had to boil our water… plus, it was physically taxing during the day. That’s what made it more difficult than three-a-day practices. – Jimmy Johnson

First of all, anybody who has lasted 30 and went through the 60’s is really a survivor. – Patti Smith

“Forgiveness has nothing to do with absolving a criminal of his crime. It has everything to do with relieving oneself of the burden of being a victim–letting go of the pain and transforming oneself from victim to survivor." – C.R. Strahan

I’m a survivor of life. I try to give the glory to God and appreciate what’s happening to me. – Mike Epps –

Of all the programs, I watch sporting events live and I watch ‘Survivor’ live. Everything else I TiVo. – Jimmy Johnson

“In order to escape accountability for his crimes, the perpetrator does everything in his power to promote forgetting. If secrecy fails, the perpetrator attacks the credibility of his victim. If he cannot silence her absolutely, he tries to make sure no one listens." – Judith Lewis Herman, Trauma and Recovery: The Aftermath of Violence – From Domestic Abuse to Political Terror

Sometimes I feel like I’m a contestant in a reality show that probably would be called The Apprentice Survivor Millionaire. – Bob Iger

“You are stronger than you know." – Lori Newman

It is hard being a football loather, a football unfan. I sometimes feel as lonely as the sole survivor in the last reel of a Zombie film, as, one by one, old friends reveal themselves, with their glassy stares and outstretched arms, to have succumbed to the lure. – Craig Brown

I’ve seen every second of ‘Survivor’ since it started. – Jimmy Johnson

“It is important for people to know that no matter what lies in their past, they can overcome the dark side and press on to a brighter world." – Dave Pelzer, A Child Called “It”

I don’t want to be thought of as a survivor because you have to continue getting involved in difficult situations to show off that particular gift, and I’m not interested in doing that anymore. – Carrie Fisher

“No amount of me trying to explain myself was doing any good. I didn’t even know what was going on inside of me, so how could I have explained it to them?" – Sierra D. Waters, Debbie.

There’s a book that I read, really a great book – it’s called ‘Lone Survivor’ and I think they’re trying to make it into a movie. I would love to play Marcus Luttrell, who was the author and the ‘lone survivor.’ He’s a national hero; he’s very courageous and heroic in insurmountable danger, so it’s something I’d love to explore. – Jared Padalecki

I had my first ‘Survivor Series’ in 1991 and I was fortunate enough to be an instrumental part of the shows I was on. – Ric Flair

I like ‘Bootylicious,’ ‘Survivor’ – my little granddaughter loves ‘Survivor.’ – Aretha Franklin

“Be a victor, not a victim." – Joel Osteen

I have survivor skills. Some of that is superficial – what I present to people outwardly – but what makes people resilient is the ability to find humour and irony in situations that would otherwise overpower you. – Amy Tan

“What a beautiful woman. She moved with grace, she was entirely feminine, and yet, she possessed incredible inner strength. She’s a survivor." – Jan Moran, Scent of Triumph

“The good news is you survived. The bad news is you’re hurt and no one can heal you but yourself." – Clementine von Radics, Mouthful of Forevers

As you know, in the past several years, month after month, radio has increased its revenues – some of it even coming from Dot-Com advertisers. So, radio is a survivor. – Casey Kasem

“Ardet nec consumitur,” Melina said. “Burned but not destroyed." – Ransom Riggs, Hollow City

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