"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."
"Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances."Bear Grylls on Thomas Jefferson
"Rather be dead than cool."Bear Grylls on Kurt Cobain
"All women do have a different sense of sexuality, or sense of fun, or sense of like what's sexy or cool or tough."Bear Grylls on Angelina Jolie
"Let your soul stand cool and composed before a million universes."Bear Grylls on Walt Whitman
"It's really kind of cool to have solar panels on your roof."Bear Grylls on Bill Gates
"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."
"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."
"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."
"The line between life or death is determined by what we are willing to do."
"My faith isn't very churchy, it's a pretty personal, intimate thing and has been a huge source of strength in moments of life and death."