"In the British Special Air Service, combat fitness is all about running."
"Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity."Bear Grylls on John F. Kennedy
"It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver."Bear Grylls on Mahatma Gandhi
"Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live."Bear Grylls on Jim Rohn
"Leave all the afternoon for exercise and recreation, which are as necessary as reading. I will rather say more necessary because health is worth more than learning."Bear Grylls on Thomas Jefferson
"Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very fast."Bear Grylls on Thomas Jefferson
"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."
"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."
"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."