Survival quotes

334 survival quotes, film quotes, movie lines, taglines
  • “Survival kit contents check. In them you'll find: one forty-five caliber automatic; two boxes of ammunition; four days' concentrated emergency rations; one drug issue containing antibiotics, morphine, vitamin pills, pep pills, sleeping pills, tranquilizer pills; one miniature combination Russian phrase book and Bible; one hundred dollars in...” (continue)(continue reading)
    Slim Pickens - Maj. 'King' Kong
    [Tag:need, survival]
  • “We're dead! We survived but we're dead!”

    Spencer Fox - Dashiell 'Dash' Parr
    [Tag:death, survival]
  • “- Tommy: It's not fair!
    - Alex: Survival's not fair!”

    Fionn Whitehead - Tommy
    Harry Styles - Alex
    [Tag:survival, war]
  • “We are the last living survivors from our prison block. Besides me, you are the only person who could still recognize the man who killed our families.”

    Martin Landau - Max Rosenbaum
    [Tag:prison, survival, tragedy]
  • “You just begin. You do the math. You solve one problem... and you solve the next one... and then the next. And If you solve enough problems, you get to come home. All right, questions?”
    Matt Damon - Mark Watnay
    [Tag:problems, solitude, survival]
  • “There is a legend of a man who lives beneath the sea. He is a fisher of men, the last hope of all those who have been left behind. Many survivors claim to have felt his gripping hands beneath them; pushing them up to the surface; whispering strength until help could arrive. But this, of course, is only a legend.”
    Clancy Brown - Capt. William Hadley
    [Tag:hope, legend, survival]
  • - Charles Morse: You know, I once read an interesting book which said that most people lost in the wilds, they, they die of shame.
    - Stephen: What?
    - Charles Morse: Yeah, see, they die of shame. "What did I do wrong? How could I have gotten myself into this?”. And so they sit there and they... die. Because they didn't do the one thing that would... (continue)
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    Philip Anthony Hopkins - Charles Morse
    Harold Perrineau - Stephen
    Alec Baldwin - Robert Green
    [Tag:good sense, shame, survival]
  • “Give him a gold piece and send him home. He has a story to tell.”

    Ray Winstone - Beowulf
    [Tag:storytelling, survival]
  • From the animation: Shrek
    “- Princess Fiona: Where are you going? The exit's over there!
    - Shrek: Well, I have to save my ass.
    - Princess Fiona: What kind of knight are you?
    - Shrek: One of a kind.”

    Cameron Diaz - Princess Fiona
    Mike Myers - Shrek
    [Tag:knights, salvation, survival]
  • “It's funny how all living organisms are alike... when the chips are down, when the pressure is on, every creature on the face of the Earth is interested in one thing and one thing only. Its own survival.”
    Lois Smith - Dr. Iris Hineman
    [Tag:human nature, stress, survival]
  • “- Gen. Stonewall Jackson: Tell me general, do you expect to live till the end of this war?
    - General John Bell Hood: Oh... I do not know, but... I'm inclined to think I will. I expect I will be wounded. And you general?
    - Gen. Stonewall Jackson: I do not expect to live to see the end of this war. Nor can I say that without victory I would desire...” (continue)
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    Stephen Lang - Gen. Stonewall Jackson
    Patrick Gorman - Gen. John Bell Hood
    [Tag:survival, war]
  • “- Donald: This will be like skiing, except for the booby traps.
    - Doreen: I don't believe in surviving. I believe in living.”

    Robin Williams - Donald Quinelle
    Annie McEnroe - Doreen
    [Tag:living, survival]
  • “Women. Ya can't live with 'em, ya can't live without 'em.”
    [Tag:life, survival, women]
  • “You know, I'm 1500 years old. I've killed twice as many enemies as that. And every one of them would have rather killed me than not succeeded. I'm only alive because fate wants me alive. Thanos is just the latest of a long line of bastards, and he'll be the latest to feel my vengeance - fate wills it so.”
    Chris Hemsworth - Thor
    [Tag:fate, revenge, survival]
  • “Amazing how you can do without the essentials of life, so long as you have the little luxuries.”
    Lewis Fitz-Gerald - Paris P. Ogilvie
    [Tag:luxury, survival]
  • “- Vassili: In the forest, the wolf lives for three years and the donkey for nine.
    - Tania Chernova: That must be a proverb from the Urals. It makes no sense to me.
    - Vassili: The donkey lives longer because he's more useful.
    - Tania Chernova: There aren't any donkeys in the forest. You made it up.”

    Jude Law - Vassili
    Rachel Weisz - Tania Chernova
    [Tag:survival, usefulness]
  • “The last two men on Earth, they would kill each other.”
    Ron Silver - Herman
    [Tag:killing, men, survival]
  • “If survival calls for the bearing of arms, bear them you must. But the most important part of the challenge is for you to find another means that does not come with the killing of your fellow man.”
    Rod Serling - Narrator
    [Tag:killing, survival]
  • From the TV Series: Lost
    “You see this little hole? This moth’s just about to emerge. It’s in there right now, struggling. It’s digging it’s way through the thick hide of the cocoon. Now, I could help it – take my knife, gently widen the opening, and the moth would be free – but it would be too weak to survive. Struggle is nature’s way of strengthening it.”
    Terry O'Quinn - John Locke
    [Tag:nature, strength, survival]
  • From the TV Series: Lost
    “All we really need to survive is one person who truly loves us.”
    Sonya Walger - Penelope 'Penny' Hume
    [Tag:love, survival]
  • “I think it’s the human spirit inside all of us that gives us an enormous capacity to survive.”

    Kirsten Vangsness - Penelope Garcia
    [Tag:human nature, survival]
  • “'I took your family'? Who do you think had taken more from them when you shot 20 CCs of liquid dreamkiller into my daughter? She was Rick's daughter, Jerry! She had options! That all ended because she felt sorry for you. You act like prey, but you're a predator! You use pity to lure in your victims! That's how you survive! I survive cause I know...” (continue)(continue reading)
    Justin Roiland - Rick Sanchez
    [Tag:husband, marriage, survival]
  • “Why does it feel so good to get rid of things? To unload? To let go? Maybe because when we see how little we actually need to survive, it makes us realize how powerful we actually are. To strip down to only what we need. To hang on to only what we can't do without. Not just to survive, but to thrive.”
    Ellen Pompeo - Dr. Meredith Grey
    [Tag:human nature, survival]
  • “You can have the worst crap in the world happen to you and you can get over it. All you gotta do is survive.”
    Justin Chambers - Dr. Alex Karev
    [Tag:life, survival]
  • “One day I'll remember. Remember everything that happened: the good, the bad, those who survived... and those that did not.”
    Martin Freeman - Bilbo
    [Tag:memory, survival]
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