Bear Grylls Quotes

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Born: June 7, 1974, Isle of Wight, England, UK
Birth Country: UK
Occupation: Adventurer

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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.
- Bear Grylls

2.
And Jesus, the heart of the Christian faith is the wildest, most radical guy you'd ever come across.
- Bear Grylls

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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

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Being brave isn't the absence of fear. Being brave is having that fear but finding a way through it.
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5.
Christianity is not about religion. It's about faith, about being held, about being forgiven. It's about finding joy and finding home.
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Faith is personal if it's to be real.
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I always had a really natural faith as a kid. Where I knew God existed and it felt very free and pretty wild and natural, and it wasn't religious.
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I come from a line of self-motivated, determined folk - not grand, not high society, but no-nonsense, family-minded go-getters.
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I exercise about 40 minutes a day, and I'll run one day and do circuit training the next day. I live in an area where there are brilliant hills and mountains, so I get a good hill run with my dog. At home, I'll do the circuit training with old weights, along with pull-ups in the trees and that sort of stuff.
- Bear Grylls

10.
I love home cooking, and I'm not a great one for fast food.
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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.
- Bear Grylls

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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.
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I try and eat really healthy when I'm home, but I certainly don't eat worms and snakes.
- Bear Grylls

14.
In the British Special Air Service, combat fitness is all about running.
- Bear Grylls

15.
My faith is an important part of my life and over the years I've learnt that it takes a proud man to say he doesn't need anything. It has been a quiet strength and a backbone through a lot of difficult times.
- Bear Grylls

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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.
- Bear Grylls

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Nobody wants to end up super rich and famous - but divorced. I'm always clear on that and try to stay on the right side of the line.
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One killer exercise that's really great is pull-ups with your legs out level. That's my favourite. It's such functional core strength, and that's why I can climb up trees and down vines.
- Bear Grylls

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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.
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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.
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21.
The line between life or death is determined by what we are willing to do.
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22.
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.
- Bear Grylls

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You're not human if you don't feel fear. But I've learnt to treat fear as an emotion that sharpens me. It's there to give me that edge for what I have to do.
- Bear Grylls

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