"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."
"It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father."Steve Irwin on Pope John XXIII
"When one has not had a good father, one must create one."Steve Irwin on Friedrich Nietzsche
"My father? I never knew him. Never even seen a picture of him."Steve Irwin on Eminem
"I am not ashamed to say that no man I ever met was my father's equal, and I never loved any other man as much."Steve Irwin on Hedy Lamarr
"Whoever does not have a good father should procure one."Steve Irwin on Friedrich Nietzsche
"The first crocodile I ever caught was at nine years of age, and it was a rescue."
"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."
"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."