63 Steve Irwin Quotes On Success In Life

Stephen Robert Irwin nicknamed “The Crocodile Hunter”, was an Australian zookeeper, television personality, wildlife expert, environmentalist, and conservationist. These Steve Irwin quotes will motivate you.

Best Steve Irwin Quotes

  1. “Crocodiles are easy. They try to kill and eat you. People are harder. Sometimes they pretend to be your friend first.” ~ Steve Irwin
  2. “We don’t own the planet Earth, we belong to it. And we must share it with our wildlife.” ~ Steve Irwin
  3. “All you have to do in life is be passionate and enthusiastic and you will have a wonderful life.” ~ Steve Irwin
  4. “I have a message for my fans. Whatever you want to do in this world, it is achievable. The most important thing that I’ve found, that perhaps you could use, is be passionate and enthusiastic in the direction that you choose in life, and you’ll be a winner.” ~ Steve Irwin
  5. “If we can teach people about wildlife, they will be touched. Share my wildlife with me. Because humans want to save things that they love.” ~ Steve Irwin
  6. “I believe our biggest issue is the same biggest issue that the whole world is facing, and that’s habitat destruction.” ~ Steve Irwin
  7. “If we save our wild places, we will ultimately save ourselves.” ~ Steve Irwin

  8. “I have no fear of losing my life – if I have to save a koala or a crocodile or a kangaroo or a snake, mate, I will save it.” ~ Steve Irwin
  9. “I want the cleanest water, the freshest air and wildlife in abundance… but most of all I want a future for our children.” ~ Steve Irwin
  10. “Born a wildlife warrior, die a wildlife warrior.” ~ Steve Irwin
  11. “I believe sustainable use is the greatest propaganda in wildlife conservation at the moment.” ~ Steve Irwin
  12. “The truth is that we will never save wildlife by killing it.” ~ Steve Irwin
  13. “The message is simple: love and conserve our wildlife.” ~ Steve Irwin

  14. “If you can’t excite people about wildlife, how can you convince them to love, cherish, and protect our wildlife and the environment they live in?” ~ Steve Irwin
  15. “Crocodiles. I’ve been catching them since I was nine. No problem.” ~ Steve Irwin
  16. “A lot of people who work with wildlife work with wildlife to satisfy their own egos. And I don’t really agree with that. What I do is get in nice and close to the animal to make the animal look good. My aim in this world is to make that brown snake, that crocodile, that koala, that red-backed spider, that black widow, look good. That’s my job. I have absolutely no problem with my ego or my staff’s ego.” ~ Steve Irwin
  17. “My number one rule is to keep that camera rolling. Even if it’s shaky or slightly out of focus, I don’t give a rip. Even if a big old alligator is chewing me up I want to go down and go, ‘Crikey!’ just before I die. That would be the ultimate for me.” ~ Steve Irwin
  18. “My job, my mission, the reason I’ve been put onto this planet, is to save wildlife. And I thank you for comin’ with me. Yeah, let’s get ’em!” ~ Steve Irwin
  19. “Crikey means gee whiz, wow!” ~ Steve Irwin

  20. “Crikey means gee whiz, wow! Crikey, mate. You’re far safer dealing with crocodiles and western diamondback rattlesnakes than the executives and the producers and all those sharks in the big MGM building.” ~ Steve Irwin
  21. “Where I live if someone gives you a hug it’s from the heart.” ~ Steve Irwin
  22. “Where I live if someone gives you a hug it’s from the heart. I’ve had these blokes in Hollywood hug me trying to make out I’m their friend and as soon as I turn their back they take out a big bunch of knives and stab me in the back. I feel sorry for these people because they are so shallow.” ~ Steve Irwin
  23. “I am optimistic globally. So many scientists are working frantically on the reparation of our planet.” ~ Steve Irwin
  24. “I think my path would have always gone back to or delivered me to wildlife. I think wildlife is just like a magnet, and it’s something that I can’t help.” ~ Steve Irwin
  25. “I believe that education is all about being excited about something. Seeing passion and enthusiasm helps push an educational message.” ~ Steve Irwin
  26. “Every cent we earn from Crocodile Hunter goes straight back into conservation. Every single cent.” ~ Steve Irwin

  27. “When the East Timor conflict broke out, when they gained independence, the militia killed a lot of East Timorese people. And their sacred totem is the crocodile. They believe that their island is actually a solidified crocodile, so it has sacred status.” ~ Steve Irwin
  28. “Yeah, for some reason parrots have to bite me. That’s their job. I don’t know why that is. They’ve nearly torn my nose off. I’ve had some really bad parrot bites.” ~ Steve Irwin
  29. “I probably don`t show fear, but I suffer from fear like everyone else.” ~ Steve Irwin
  30. “I have a deep-seated respect for parrots. As gifted as I am with all other wildlife, parrots have this uncanny desire to kill me. I’m not sure why, but they’re like my kryptonite!” ~ Steve Irwin
  31. “No matter where you go and what you do in America, you turn the tele on and you’re confronted with violence.” ~ Steve Irwin
  32. “I get called an adrenaline junkie every other minute, and I’m just fine with that.” ~ Steve Irwin

  33. “We humans still have a long way to go with learning to live harmoniously with our environment and its wildlife.” ~ Steve Irwin
  34. “And that unusual squawking sound is actually the mating call of the the rare…oh, it’s just an oboe player.” ~ Steve Irwin
  35. “I was born and raised with crocodiles; they are a piece of cake. But kids are so … unpredictable.” ~ Steve Irwin
  36. “So, my tactic with conservation of apex predators is to get people excited and take them to where they live.” ~ Steve Irwin
  37. “Herein lies our problem. If we level that much land to grow rice and whatever, then no other animal could live there except for some insect pest species. Which is very unfortunate.” ~ Steve Irwin Quotes
  38. “I am optimistic globally. So many scientists are working frantically on the reparation of our planet. Unfortunately there are countries who are still destroying it, but we really hope the conservation message rubs off in our film. Every cent we earn from Crocodile Hunter goes straight back into conservation. Every single cent.” ~ Steve Irwin
  39. “See, I’ve always seen Jacques Cousteau as a hero, mate. He’s a legend – like my dad, just a legend. And so what he did for conservation in the ’60s through the ’70s was just phenomenal.” ~ Steve Irwin
  40. “The first crocodile I ever caught was at nine years of age, and it was a rescue.” ~ Steve Irwin

  41. “You know, you can touch a stick of dynamite, but if you touch a venomous snake it’ll turn around and bite you and kill you so fast it’s not even funny.” ~ Steve Irwin
  42. “Yeah, I’m a thrill seeker, but crikey, education’s the most important thing.” ~ Steve Irwin
  43. “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.” ~ Steve Irwin
  44. “Statistically there’s only one crocodile-related human fatality per year in the whole of Australia.” ~ Steve Irwin
  45. “You know, I’m Australian, and we have got the worst sense of humor. We are cruel to each other.” ~ Steve Irwin
  46. “My belief is that what comes across on the television is a capture of my enthusiasm and my passion for wildlife.” ~ Steve Irwin
  47. “But I put my life on the line to save animals.” ~ Steve Irwin

  48. “We’ve evolved from sitting back on our tripods and shooting wildlife films like they have been shot historically, which doesn’t work for us.” ~ Steve Irwin
  49. “I’m a proud Australian, a very, very proud Australian.” ~ Steve Irwin
  50. “I sincerely believe that there’s room for cutting down trees for forestry and grazing, so as we all get to eat. Everyone has to compromise.” ~ Steve Irwin
  51. “The only animals I’m not comfortable with are parrots, but I’m learning as I go. I’m getting better and better at ’em. I really am.” ~ Steve Irwin
  52. “Australia has one of the worst mammalian extinction rates in the world.” ~ Steve Irwin
  53. “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.” ~ Steve Irwin
  54. “Yeah, I think it’s an absolute disaster that Australia, the government, allowed kangaroo culling.” ~ Steve Irwin
  55. “scientific whaling, and other lies will be exposed and become atrocities of the past.” ~ Steve Irwin

  56. “Snakes are just very instinctive to me. I’ve been playing with snakes since before I could walk. It doesn’t matter where or what it is, from the biggest to the most venomous.” ~ Steve Irwin
  57. “What television has done is it’s given me a stepping stone to get to some other countries and really wild destinations throughout this world, which perhaps I would have had to struggle to get to.” ~ Steve Irwin
  58. “And I have stopped eating tuna until the tuna nets cease killing tens of thousands of dolphins every single year.” ~ Steve Irwin
  59. “I would sooner die of a taipan bite then tell my dad that I got bitten by a taipan. Because my nose would bleed from his kicking my ass.” ~ Steve Irwin
  60. “Take the crocodile, for example, my favorite animal. There are 23 species. Seventeen of those species are rare or endangered. They’re on the way out, no matter what anyone does or says, you know.” ~ Steve Irwin
  61. “I’ve probably saved thousands of peoples’ lives with my educational message on snake bites, how to get in around venomous anything.” ~ Steve Irwin
  62. “So now what happens is the cameras follow me around and capture exactly what I’ve been doing since I was a boy. Only now we have a team of, you know, like 73 of us, and it’s gone beyond that.” ~ Steve Irwin
  63. “So fear helps me from making mistakes, but I make lot of mistakes.” ~ Steve Irwin

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