Top 115 Survivor Quotes

In this post, you will find great Survivor Quotes from famous people, such as Jenna Morasca, Rene Cassin, Lucy McBath, Aretha Franklin, Bianca Belair. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.

It wasn't the first reality show, but 'Survivor' was th

It wasn’t the first reality show, but ‘Survivor’ was the first big network hit, and I’m proud to have played a part in that history as the winner of season six, ‘Survivor: Amazon.’
As a privileged survivor of the First World War, I hope I may be allowed to interject here a deeply felt tribute to those who were not fortunate enough to succeed, but who shared the signal honor of trying to the last to salvage peace.
Rene Cassin
I’m a two-time breast cancer survivor who lives with pre-existing conditions every day, and I know the uncertainty people face if they can’t get their medicine.
I like ‘Bootylicious,’ ‘Survivor’ – my little granddaughter loves ‘Survivor.’
Survivor Series is all about teamwork.
I’m not just a runner. I’m not just a fast guy. I’m a fighter. I’m a survivor in life.
‘Hibakusha’ is an animated docu-drama that Choz Belen and I are directing, and it will take you through the earliest memories of a Hiroshima atomic bomb survivor named Kaz Suyeishi.
Steve Nguyen
In Survivor and Finder’s Fee, it is about what you would do if you could get away with it. Survivor is about your own integrity and where you draw your own ethical and moral lines. There are no rules.
Jeff Probst
If you stick around long enough, people start referring to you as a survivor. Suddenly I found myself on the receiving end of several prestigious awards.
Martha Reeves
I’m actually a survivor of throat cancer so I’m very, very careful with my voice.
I am not a victim. I am an angry survivor.
Survivor has been such a hit, and out of that have come so many interesting stories from people that we don’t see on the big screen. We have helped make them incredible celebrities.
Mary Hart
Last year, I was on Threat Matrix. We were on Thursday against Friends and Survivor; so this year it’s fun to know people are watching, and to know that all of your hard work is not sort of wasted.
I see myself as a survivor, and I’m not ashamed to say I’m a survivor. To me, survivor implies strength, implies that I have been through something and I made it out the other side.
I’ve always had to be a survivor, kind of a loner.
I never thought of myself as a strong person until I wrote my first book, and people started to say, ‘You’re a survivor. You’re such a strong person.’ It never ever occurred to me.
I was a rust repairer. I was a rust repairer and full-time survivor. I survived all the major earthquakes, and the Titanic, and several air crash.
Keith Moon
You know, one race will not be a survivor if the other one dies, and that’s something that we should think about.
Shooting in Los Angeles is always pleasant and comfortable. Shooting in New York is like being on ‘Survivor.’
On my season of ‘Survivor,’ the tribes were split: a tribe of men versus a tribe of women. Even though the women kicked the men’s butts at the first two challenges, we were a hot mess at camp.
My novella, ‘The Lucky One,’ is inspired in part by my dad and also by a Holocaust survivor I interviewed for the Steven Spielberg Survivors of the Shoah Foundation.
Jenna Blum
Most people I run into say, I haven‘t missed an episode. Either you like Survivor or you don’t, but if you do, you’re a loyal viewer.
Jeff Probst
The best life in the world. ‘Survivor’ was nothing compared to what I did, and it’s just that way.
My grandfather was a survivor of the Death March and his war buddies were among our neighbors. Where we lived in San Francisco, there was a cultural center where the Filipinos congregate to have parties and to celebrate Bataan Day.
I don’t want to be thought of as a survivor because you have to continue getting involved in difficult situations to show off that particular gift, and I’m not interested in doing that anymore.
I don’t look at her like she’s a bad girl. She just misunderstood sometime, she’s a little troubled, she’s a little dysfunctional. She’s a survivor.
Aida Turturro
It’s not always about wins and losses, but winning two Survivor Series matches is something I will never forget.
If I were on ‘Survivor,’ I might be the first off the island.
Dakin Matthews
A man‘s dying is more his survivor’s affair than his own.
The soldiers that didn’t come back were the heroes. It’s a roll of the dice. If a bullet has your name on it, you’re a hero. If you hear a bullet go by, you’re a survivor.
This is a job and Survivor is a game show. So, this is something to take seriously and work really hard at.
Colleen Haskell
I took charge of the rice when I got on 'Survivor.' I s

I took charge of the rice when I got on ‘Survivor.’ I said, ‘I’ll take charge of this and it’ll last till the end.’ And it did.
My mother is a two-time cancer survivor.
The rewards of the wild and the rewards of the survivor go to those who can dig deep, and, ultimately, to the guy who can stay alive.
I got a lot of criticism for going back on ‘Survivor’ to play ‘Survivor: All Stars.’
I’m a survivor of life. I try to give the glory to God and appreciate what’s happening to me.
Both of my grandmothers were diagnosed with breast cancer – one is a survivor and one passed away.
Some things tend to parody themselves, and we don’t need to do it very much. ‘Survivor’ is like that.
I am a survivor and not a victim. Life isn’t perfect. When you get a knock, you have to get up, dust yourself down and get on with it.
Patsy Kensit
Typically, only about 2 percent of the American populace tunes in to PBS’s ‘Novaseries – the most successful science show on the tube. ‘Survivor’ and ‘X Factor‘ get twice the ratings.
The feat of surviving is directly related to the capacity of the survivor.
This is a physical thing that is fixable. I know, I’m a survivor. Believe me, there was no way I thought I could survive. There are answers out there that need to be found.
I’m a survivalist and a survivor.
Creed Bratton
I’m not a victim – I’m a survivor of hunger, of hate, of different injustices that humans are facing today.
I think the last reality show I watched was the first ‘Survivor’. That was a long time ago.
David Henrie
As a survivor, you learn how to talk fast, cut deals, lie when you have to – perfect training to be a politician, you know?
I’m not playing ‘Survivor’ when someone I love has cancer.
I have done a lot greater things than ‘Survivor.’ Going through SEAL training was much harder than ‘Survivor.’
In the 1950s, I proposed the survivor method of determining the efficient sizes of enterprises, and worked on delivered price systems, vertical integration, and similar topics.
George Stigler
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.
I’m a survivor, at least that’s what everyone tells me.
You can be a victim of cancer, or a survivor of cancer. It’s a mindset.
Dave Pelzer
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.
We have named our kids Ryan and Krishank. Well, Ryan is also called as Sultan as he is a survivor and had a long struggle with life.
I would never call myself a cancer survivor because I think it devalues those who do not survive. There’s this whole mythology that people bravely battle their cancer and then they become survivors. Well, the ones who don’t survive may be just as brave, you know, just as courageous, wonderful people.
I feel like a survivor from an age that people no longer understand. I want to try to explain what the 1930s – the golden age of Hollywood – was truly like. People forget that America was such a different place then, not yet the dominant force in the world.
I am an eternal survivor.
What does justice look like for a survivor? It’ll mean different things to different communities.
Maybe people will remember me for being a stylist, not a survivor.
I look over and Mike‘s not there, I hear the drums and know it isn’t Jeff. I guess there is some survivor’s guilt, but I’m happy to be here every day, still doing what I love most.
Steve Porcaro
‘The Lucky One’ features a young concentration camp survivor named Peter Rashkin – who’s about the age my dad was when he started at CBS – working at the Oyster Bar, trying to acclimate to his new country and outrun the memories of the daily he left behind.
Jenna Blum
Just following ‘Survivor’ over the years, sometimes if an individual is not a threat and he doesn’t rub anybody the wrong way and he can get into an alliance, he can hang out there for a while.
'Castaways' was a play on what if a reality show like '

‘Castaways’ was a play on what if a reality show like ‘Survivor’ was unknowingly set on an island inhabited by a sub-human race of creatures? Readers have often asked me to consider turning the short story into a full-length novel. So I did.
Brian Keene
I feel so blessed that I grew up in the age of the independent woman, the survivor. I had Destiny‘s Child telling me I didn’t need a man to feel good about myself, and I want to carry on that message.
My real mother is a survivor, very strong and respected by the people who know her, but our relationship is not easy – but then, it was never going to be.
Lemn Sissay
Oh, I’m a survivor. My whole life has been surviving.
Eddie Bracken
I’m a survivor – a living example of what people can go through and survive.
Elizabeth Taylor
In fact, if anything, I want to work harder because I want my kids to know that their mum is a director, a fighter, a survivor! They should know that I have made a name in this industry with no backing.
I’m a survivor, man. I done had my ups and downs, but I’ve got get-back skills for real for real. I refuse to fall.
The ‘Survivor’ community is very tight. I mean very tight.
We watch a lot of Discovery Channel, shows like ‘The Biggest Loser‘ and even ‘Amazing Race.’ You learn a lot about the world, it’s fun and nobody‘s interested in beating anybody down. And then the opposite: I’m a huge fan of ‘Survivor.’
Survivor is like rock ‘n’ roll – you can do what you want.
Jeff Probst
You see the images that the public is demanding. Why more reality-based TV? You’d think that after the first Survivor it would have gone away, but it hasn’t. The public demands it because they get all caught up in the personal stories, and want to see more and more.
You work with stand-up comedians or you work with somebody in theater, you work with somebody from ‘Star Search‘ or ‘Survivor’ or a kid, it constantly changes how you play with people.
You look at ‘Survivor’s Remorse.’ Or ‘Blackish.’ Or Issa Rae’s brilliant, funnyInsecure,’ which started out on YouTube but is now on HBO. And you see multifaceted representations of the African-American experience. It’s insanely exciting.
I think that when people see that a successful person who has suffered and is a survivor of mental illness, and is still very successful, I think it gives them a lot of strength.
As you know, in the past several years, month after month, radio has increased its revenues – some of it even coming from Dot-Com advertisers. So, radio is a survivor.
The word survivor suggests someone who has emerged alive from a plane crash or a natural disaster. But the word can also refer to the loved ones of murder victims, and this was the sense in which it was used at a four-day conference in early June at Boston College.
Godfried Danneels
Honestly, surviving in ‘Bigg Boss‘ was a cakewalk as compared to staying in ‘Survivor,’ where we had to live in primitive-age conditions, even generating fire on our own.
When I was growing up, Brandy was TV star, reality star, a pop star, a Cover girl, Grammy winner, had her own Brandy doll, and was the first African American to play Disney princess Cinderella. Most importantly, she is a survivor. Many only judge and remember a person’s most recent failure.
I don’t want to be thought of as a survivor because you have to continue getting involved in difficult situations to show off that particular gift, and I’m not interested in doing that anymore.
As a survivor of the 20th-century Race Wars, my back remains unbent, and I move forward for life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness for all who were created equal in God’s eyes.
I love my ‘Survivor’s Remorse’ cast. They are so funny and crazy, like a big dysfunctional family. It’s so much fun, and I love the issues that we talk about on that show. We deal with nuanced and controversial issues, and we do it in a way that’s funny. It’s comedy.
When they were working on the movie ‘Lone Survivor,’ all I cared about was that it was done right to honor all of the guys.
When you are playing ‘Survivor’, getting a shelter up immediately is the most important thing.
I went straight from filming the second season of ‘Survivor’s Remorse,’ and the creators over there were so supportive in letting me go early so I could film ‘Chi-Raq.’ And that was an amazing experience.
When they picked the people for ‘Survivor,’ they wanted 15 fouled-up people and one normal person. I was the normal person, in my opinion. I’d have bet a million bucks I was gonna win.
I’m a fighter. I’m a survivor, and I’ll get through anything people can throw at me.
It is hard being a football loather, a football unfan. I sometimes feel as lonely as the sole survivor in the last reel of a Zombie film, as, one by one, old friends reveal themselves, with their glassy stares and outstretched arms, to have succumbed to the lure.
A lot changed when I had Natasha. I’m a survivor.
Natalie Wood
Why more reality-based TV? You’d think that after the first ‘Survivor’ it would have gone away, but it hasn’t. The public demands it because they get all caught up in the personal stories and want to see more and more. Every new ‘Survivor’ is going to show you more.
Yes, ‘Black Girl/White Girl’ might be described as a ‘coming-of-age’ novel, at least for the survivor Genna. It is also intended as a comment on race relations in America more generally: we are ‘roommates‘ with one another, but how well do we know one another?
I have survivor’s curiosity, I guess.
Stephen's the great survivor, isn't he? He just goes on

Stephen’s the great survivor, isn’t he? He just goes on and on.
My father was a Japanese prisoner of war, a survivor of the ThaiBurma Death Railway, built by a quarter of a million slave labourers in 1943. Between 100,000 and 200,000 died.
I grew up in a household with my mother, who was a Holocaust survivor. I very much understand the mentality that you cannot live in the past. You can’t spend your entire life, or even portions of it, looking back and dwelling on things that have already happened. You have to move forward.
My mom, she’s a breast cancer survivor and because of that I had started getting mammograms once a year, starting at age 30.
I’ve been a fan of ‘Survivor’ for a long time. I even applied for a season. I made a really stupid audition tape. For some reason, I thought if I spoke in a German accent, whoever was casting would think it was funny and put me on the show. But that didn’t work!
Lance Armstrong, the famous cyclist and more importantly, cancer survivor, has said ‘if you ever get a second chance for something, you’ve got to go all the way.’
With ‘Survivor’ – I didn’t get any sleep, there was no food, we had to boil our waterplus, it was physically taxing during the day. That’s what made it more difficult than three-a-day practices.
I’m a survivor. I’m a messenger.
In ‘Bigg Boss,’ there were so many things that I didn’t say and as a result, people thought I was a fake. I have not let it happen in ‘Survivor.’
I have a real survivor’s instinct.
American Idol‘ is sometimes lumped with reality shows and it has that element – folks-next-door battling it out in a contest. But instead of fighting leeches, bugs, parasites and each other, as on CBS’s ‘Survivor’ and other shows that imitate it, the ‘American Idol’ contestants, of course, sing.
Gay guys love women who are tough, who are survivors. They always call me a diva. And I am a survivor; I’ve pulled through everything and I’ve not become bitter about it.
Samantha Fox
You recognize a survivor when you see one. You recognize a fighter when you see one.
In antiquity, there were three regions in southern Europe: Greece, Rome, and Ilyria. Albanian is the only survivor of the Ilyrian languages. That is why it has always intrigued the great linguists of the past.
‘Taxicab Confessions‘ always cracks me up. And if you are in the mood for a good game show, I like ‘Survivor’ because it’s well made.
I had always wanted to run my own show and focus solely on the writing, and that’s what ‘Survivor’s Remorse’ has been for me.
First of all, anybody who has lasted 30 and went through the 60’s is really a survivor.
The difference between being a victim and a survivor is often a low level of situational awareness. You can’t be a super-spy, watchful and paranoid every day. But I am more watchful than the average American.
I don’t miss a minute of ‘Survivor.’
I realize more and more I miss my ‘Survivor’ friends when I’m not around them.
Every show on television has a downward trend because there are so many more things to watch. You can only deal with what is the benchmark of a hit series and ‘Survivor’ clearly remains a hit series.
I’d still like to see ‘Survivor’ minus the planned show-biz parts. That would be the purest form of show business – I want to see someone so hungry that they eat somebody else‘s foot.