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55 Survival Quotes To Empower The Survivor In You

Adaption is the key to survival. Survival is the first and primary instinct or skill that humans and all other living beings learned at the beginning of time on earth. And apparently, we have carried on that skill really well, that is why we are still alive. Today also, all the work and hard work we are doing are to survive a little better in this world. So here we have brought these powerful Survival Quotes and Sayings for you to awake the fierce caveman in you.

If survival was not practiced in our world at every step, we would have been extinct long ago. And there is this different survival that is limited to individuals. As humans, there are lows and highs in our lives; we face challenges and problems every day. And we manage to get through all of them because survival is our inbuilt trait.
Life is a beautiful combination of moments. There are bad and good moments, happy and sad moments, and so on. There are moments made up of every possible human emotion. And we are built in a way to survive each one of them. So let us try to live while surviving.


So to help you survive this life like a warrior and with a lot of happiness and peace, we have brought this amazing collection of Survival Quotes and Sayings for you, read on and carry on the survival legacy of your ancestors with a lot of life and laughter:

Survival Quotes

  • “Survival can be summed up in three words, never give up. That’s the heart of it really. Just keep trying.” – Bear Grylls

Survival Quotes
  • “In the kind of world we have today, transformation of humanity might well be our only real hope for survival.” – Stanislav Grof
  • “Adaptability and constant innovation is key to the survival of any company operating in a competitive market.” – Shiv Nadar
  • “Survivors aren’t always the strongest; sometimes they’re the smartest, but more often simply the luckiest.” – Carrie Ryan
  • “Extinction is the rule. Survival is the exception.” – Carl Sagan
  • “You know you are on the road to success if you would do your job, and not be paid for it.” – Oprah Winfrey
  • “Don’t let the fear of losing be greater than the excitement of winning.” – Robert Kiyosaki
  • “The important thing is not being afraid to take a chance. Remember, the greatest failure is to not try. Once you find something you love to do, be the best at doing it.” – Debbi Fields
  • “The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will, and I am. Losers, on the other hand, concentrate their waking thoughts on what they should have or would have done, or what they can’t do.” – Dennis Waitley
  • “Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.” – Samuel Johnson

Survival Quotes

  • “The rules of survival never change, whether you’re in a desert or in an arena.” – Bear Grylls
  • “Surviving a failure gives you more self-confidence. Failures are great learning tools.. but they must be kept to a minimum.” – Jeffrey Immelt
  • “We don’t even know how strong we are until we are forced to bring that hidden strength forward. In times of tragedy, of war, of necessity, people do amazing things. The human capacity for survival and renewal is awesome.” – Isabel Allende
  • “Self-interest is but the survival of the animal in us. Humanity only begins for man with self-surrender.” – Henri Frederic Amiel
  • “By perseverance the snail reached the ark.” – Charles Spurgeon
  • “Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.” – Julie Andrews
  • “Of all that is good, sublimity is supreme. Succeeding is the coming together of all that is beautiful. Furtherance is the agreement of all that is just. Perseverance is the foundation of all actions.” – Lao Tzu
  • “When you’re placed in a world where survival is the main focus, a lot of that other stuff, like wrongdoings in the past, becomes obsolete. You have to focus on the here and  now.” – Alycia Debnam-Carey
  • “They claim this mother of ours, the Earth, for their own use, and fence their neighbors away from her, and deface her with their buildings and their refuse.” – Sitting Bull

Survival Quotes
  • “Sustainability is the key to our survival on this planet and will also determine success on all levels.” – Shari Arison
  • “Earth is abundant with plentiful resources. Our practice of rationing resources through monetary control is no longer relevant and is counterproductive to our survival.” – Jacque Fresco
  • “In a world where change is inevitable and continuous, the need to achieve that change without violence is essential for survival.” – Andrew Young
  • “We need 4 hugs a day for survival, We need 8 hugs a day for maintenance, We need 12 hugs a day for growth.” – Virginia Satir
  • “It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.” – Charles Darwin
Survival Quotes

Best Survival Quotes

  • “Escapism is survival to me.” – Johnny Depp
  • “Keeping an active mind has been vital to my survival, as has been maintaining a sense of humor.” – Stephen Hawking
  • “Living in a small town, one of the keys to survival was your imagination.” – Nick Nolte
  • “To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival.” – Wendell Berry

Best Quotes About Survival

  • “Nobody talks of entrepreneurship as survival, but that’s exactly what it is and what nurtures creative thinking.” – Anita Roddick
  • Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do.” – Pele
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Famous Quotes About Survival

  • “The more we exploit nature, The more our options are reduced until we have only one: to fight for survival.” – Mo Udall
  • “Survival is nothing more than recovery.” – Dianne Feinstein
  • “It angers me when sustainability gets used as a buzzword. For 90 percent of the world, sustainability is a matter of survival.” – Cameron Sinclair
  • “Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit.” – Conrad Hilton
  • “In the real world, all rests on perseverance.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  • “Victory at all costs, victory in spite of all terror, victory however long and hard the road may be; for without victory, there is no survival.” – Winston Churchill

Survival Quotes

  • “The human being is very resourceful. When you fight for survival, you don’t think much; you just do. If you think too much, you sink.” – Frank Lowy
  • “It takes more than capital to swing business. You’ve got to have the A. I. D. degree to get by — Advertising, Initiative, and Dynamics.” – Ren Mulford Jr.
  • “Survival is a privilege which entails obligations. I am forever asking myself what I can do for those who have not survived.” – Simon Wiesenthal
  • “Survival, in the cool economics of biology, means simply the persistence of one’s own genes in the generations to follow.” – Lewis Thomas
  • “People are definitely a company’s greatest asset. It doesn’t make any difference whether the product is cars or cosmetics. A company is only as good as the people it keeps.” – Mary Kay Ash
  • “In the animal kingdom, one of the keys to survival is to outwit your enemies. And when you’re surrounded by carnivores, one of the best strategies is to fade into the background and disappear.” – Neil deGrasse Tyson
  • “And while the law of competition may be sometimes hard for the individual, it is best for the race, because it ensures the survival of the fittest in every department.” – Andrew Carnegie
  • “Every creature is better alive than dead, men and moose and pine trees, and he who understands it aright will rather preserve its life than destroy it.” – Henry David Thoreau

Survival Quotes

  • “I am someone who always gets up again, even if there are setbacks. I have a survivor instinct. I’m not sure where it comes from, but probably from all the little things that make you into who you are.” – Heidi Klum
  • “Raising awareness on the most pressing environmental issues of our time is more important than ever.” – Leonardo DiCaprio
  • “We are using resources as if we had two planets, not one. There can be no ‘plan B’ because there is no ‘planet B.’” – Ban Ki-moon
  • “Humor is one of the best ingredients of survival.” – Aung San Suu Kyi
  • “By polluting clear water with slime you will never find good drinking water.” – Aeschylus

Survival Quotes

  • “Survival is not about being fearless. It’s about making a decision, getting on and doing it because I want to see my kids again, or whatever the reason might be.” – Bear Grylls

Famous Quotes About Survival

  • “When sustainability is viewed as being a matter of survival for your business, I believe you can create massive change.” – Cameron Sinclair
  • “Bad things happen. And the human brain is especially adept at making sure that we keep track of these events. This is an adaptive mechanism important for survival.” – David Perlmutter
  • “The unrestricted competition so commonly advocated does not leave us the survival of the fittest. The unscrupulous succeed best in accumulating wealth.” – Rutherford B. Hayes
  • “You know, one race will not be a survivor if the other one dies, and that’s something that we should think about.” – Alice Walker

Survival Quotes

  • “To be honest, if it wasn’t for my daughter, I don’t think I would have gotten out of the situation that I was in before ‘Idol’ because I am a domestic violence survivor.” – La’Porsha Renae
  • “I’m a survivor, at least that’s what everyone tells me.” – Courtney Love
  • “I think I’m a survivor. I could have suffered at least 100 professional deaths, I could come up with a list of the 100 times I’ve come closest to death, from having pneumonia as a child to car crashes.” – Craig Venter
  • “The weak die out and the strong will survive and will live on forever.” – Anne Frank

Survival Quotes

  • “The feat of surviving is directly related to the capacity of the survivor.” – Claire Cameron
  • “We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival.” – Winston Churchill

Final Words

Is only survival life? No. In this harmonious composition of problems and problem-solving, which we call life, we should learn to live. Of course, there are tough times, but then there are good times too, which we can survive obviously. So while surviving let us try to live too. Have a happy day ahead.

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