"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."
"Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country."Bear Grylls on Margaret Thatcher
"A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body."Bear Grylls on Benjamin Franklin
"Where we love is home - home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts."Bear Grylls on Oliver Wendell Holmes
"Human beings are the only creatures on earth that allow their children to come back home."Bear Grylls on Bill Cosby
"Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in."Bear Grylls on Robert Frost
"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."