"The first crocodile I ever caught was at nine years of age, and it was a rescue."
"Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter."Steve Irwin on Mark Twain
"Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young."Steve Irwin on Henry Ford
"Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been."Steve Irwin on Mark Twain
"True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country."Steve Irwin on Kurt Vonnegut
"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age."Steve Irwin on Robert Frost
"My dad taught me from my youngest childhood memories through these connections with Aboriginal and tribal people that you must always protect people's sacred status, regardless of the pest."
"Since I was a boy, from this house, I was out rescuing crocodiles and snakes. My mum and dad were very passionate about that and, I was lucky enough to go along."
"There's a lot of research behind the scenes that you don't get to see, but I have an instinct that my dad nurtured from when I was born. I was very lucky then."
"I believe that education is all about being excited about something. Seeing passion and enthusiasm helps push an educational message."
"Yeah, I'm a thrill seeker, but crikey, education's the most important thing."