Edward Michael “Bear” Grylls is a British adventurer, writer, TV host, and entrepreneur.
After a series of exploits, Grylls made headlines, and his television series Man vs. Wild (2006–2011) made him a household name.
He also appears in a number of outdoor survival television shows in the United Kingdom and the United States, including Bear Grylls’ Running Wild and The Island with Bear Grylls.
At the age of 35, Grylls was named Chief Scout of the United Kingdom and Overseas Territories, a position he has held for a second time since 2015.
We have outlined some of the top quotes from Bear Grylls for you.
Best Bear Grylls Quotes
“If you risk nothing, you gain nothing.” ~ (Bear Grylls).
“Being brave isn’t the absence of fear. Being brave is having that fear but finding a way through it.” ~ (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).
“Life is an adventure that is best lived boldly.” ~ (Bear Grylls).
“I’ve seen extreme bravery from the least likely of people. Life is about the moments when it’s all gone wrong. That’s when we define ourselves.” ~ (Bear Grylls).
“Without risk, there can be no growth.” ~ (Bear Grylls).
“The greatest journeys all start with a single step.” ~ (Bear Grylls).
“Life doesn’t reward the naturally clever or strong but those who can learn to fight and work hard and never quit.” ~ (Bear Grylls).
“You only get one chance at life and you have to grab it boldly.” ~ (Bear Grylls).
“The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is so often just simply that little word – extra.” ~ (Bear Grylls).
Top Bear Grylls Quotes
“Both faith and fear may sail into your harbor, but only allow faith to drop anchor.” ~ (Bear Grylls).
“Once a job it has begun, do not stop until it’s done. Whether it is big or small, do it well or not all.” ~ (Bear Grylls).
“There’s no magic to running far or climbing Everest. Endurance is mental strength. It’s all about heart.” ~ (Bear Grylls).
“The rules of survival never change, whether you’re in a desert or in an arena.” ~ (Bear Grylls).
negative way, just stop yourself. Think. Check. Change. Refresh. Job done. Smile. Move on. Do this enough times and you will change. For the better; for the stronger.” ~ (Bear Grylls).
“Don’t be scared to dream big, and don’t be afraid to be close to people. And never give up! It’s the tenacious not the talented that win.” ~ (Bear Grylls).
“Sometimes an ember is all we need.” ~ (Bear Grylls).
“And if you give your heart to a goal, it will repay you. It’s the law of the universe.” ~ (Bear Grylls).
“Live a wild, generous full, exciting life – blessing those around you and seeing the good in all.” ~ (Bear Grylls).
Famous Bear Grylls Quotes
“Never depend on those luck moments – they are gifts – but instead always build your own back-up plan.” ~ (Bear Grylls).
“Look, sometimes, no matter how hard you try, sometimes you need a bit of luck.” ~ (Bear Grylls).
“My Christian faith is my backbone.” ~ (Bear Grylls).
“A man’s pride can be his downfall, and he needs to learn when to turn to others for support and guidance.” ~ (Bear Grylls).
“Alpha was the best thing I ever did. It helped answer some huge questions and to find a simple empowering faith in my life.” ~ (Bear Grylls).
“How you speak about others speaks loudest about yourself.” ~ (Bear Grylls).
“Our fate is determined by how far we are prepared to push ourselves to stay alive – the decisions we make to survive. We must do whatever it takes to endure and make it through alive.” ~ (Bear Grylls).
“Our achievements are generally limited only by the beliefs we impose on ourselves.” ~ (Bear Grylls).
“Make a little time to be quiet by yourself every day and just be.” ~ (Bear Grylls).
“Why is it that the finish line always tends to appear just after the point at which we most want to give up? is it the universe’s way of reserving the best for those who can give the most? What I do know, from nature, is that the dawn only appears after the darkest hour.” ~ (Bear Grylls).
“The lesson is, the rewards in life don’t always go to the biggest, or the bravest, or the smartest. The rewards go to the dogged; and when your going though hell, to the person who just keeps going.” ~ (Bear Grylls).
Popular Bear Grylls Quotes
“And Jesus, the heart of the Christian faith is the wildest, most radical guy you’d ever come across.” ~ (Bear Grylls).
“In the British Special Air Service, combat fitness is all about running.” ~ (Bear Grylls).
“Christianity is not about religion. It’s about faith, about being held, about being forgiven. It’s about finding joy and finding home.” ~ (Bear Grylls).
“Life’s full of lots of dream-stealers always telling you you need to do something more sensible. I think it doesn’t matter what your dream is, just fight the dream-stealers and hold onto it.” ~ (Bear Grylls).
“You can’t become a decent horseman until you fall off and get up again, a good number of times. There’s life in a nutshell.” ~ (Bear Grylls).
“Our dreams are just wishes, if we never follow them through with action. And in life, you have got to be able to light your own fire.” ~ (Bear Grylls).
“The only difference between ‘try’ and ‘triumph’ is varying degrees of ‘umph’” ~ (Bear Grylls).
“Nothing inspires people more than reckless acts of courage.” ~ (Bear Grylls).
“Weather can kill you so fast. The first priority of survival is getting protection from the extreme weather.” ~ (Bear Grylls).
“Adventure should be 80 percent ‘I think this is manageable,’ but it’s good to have that last 20 percent where you’re right outside your comfort zone. Still safe, but outside your comfort zone.” ~ (Bear Grylls).
“The truth is, I need 10 lifetimes to scratch the surface of the things I’d love to do.” ~ (Bear Grylls).
“Faith is personal if it’s to be real.” ~ (Bear Grylls).
“I learnt another valuable lesson that night: listen to the quiet voice inside. Intuition is the noise of the mind.” ~ (Bear Grylls).
“As for my diet, I try to eat lean, clean and healthy – nothing too surprising. And I avoid too much meat or dairy because they slow you down.” ~ (Bear Grylls).
Inspiring Bear Grylls Quotes
“A wise man knows; learn from others, never get complacent and know where the classic old dangers come from.” ~ (Bear Grylls).
“Well, wolves will pretty rarely hunt. You’re vulnerable if you’re on your own or injured. But for lone wolves, get up high, show them that you’re not injured, face ’em off, be authoritarian with it, and look ’em in the eye.” ~ (Bear Grylls).
“What Scouting says to people is: Every child has a right to have an adventure. Life is about grabbing opportunities.” ~ (Bear Grylls).
“My work is all about adventure and teamwork in some of the most inhospitable jungles, mountains and deserts on the planet. If you aren’t able to look after yourself and each other, then people die.” ~ (Bear Grylls).
“Always keep the big picture in mind- you are greatly loved by Jesus and your job is to love Him and others in return. The rest is detail.” ~ (Bear Grylls).
“There is little faith involved in setting out on a journey where the destination is certain and every step in between has been mapped in detail. Bravery, trust, is about leaving camp in the dark, when we do not know the route ahead and cannot be certain we will ever return.” ~ (Bear Grylls).