"When I'm filming, survival requires movement. You need your energy, and you've got to eat the bad stuff, and survival food is rarely pretty, but you kind of do it. I get in that zone, and I eat the nasty stuff, but I'm not like that when I'm back home."
"I want my food dead. Not sick, not dying, dead."Bear Grylls on Oscar Wilde
"You can tell alot about a fellow's character by his way of eating jellybeans."Bear Grylls on Ronald Reagan
"It's difficult to believe that people are still starving in this country because food isn't available."Bear Grylls on Ronald Reagan
"You better cut the pizza in four pieces because I'm not hungry enough to eat six."Bear Grylls on Yogi Berra
"Beware the hobby that eats."Bear Grylls on Benjamin Franklin
"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."