The Best Steve Irwin quotes

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Steve Irwin was born on February 22, 1962, in Essendon, Victoria, Australia. Irwin grew up with a love of animals and conservation. He became a global phenomenon as the Crocodile Hunter, hosting television shows and appearing in conservation campaigns. Tragically, Irwin was killed by a stingray barb on September 4, 2006. However, his legacy lives on through his work to protect wildlife and educate people about the natural world.

We are glad to present you the most interesting Crocodile, Snake, Mate, Life, World, Animals, Wildlife quotes from Steve Irwin, and much more.


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About Steve Irwin

birth of the author

22 February 1962

death of the author

4 September 2006

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Cause Of Death:
Stingray Injury To The Heart

occupation of the author

Naturalist, Zoologist, Conservationist, Television Personality, Herpetologist

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All you have to do in life is be passionate and enthusiastic and you will have a wonderful life. โ€” Steve Irwin

No matter how nice the place is where you live, you need to experience life and the world. โ€” Terri Irwin

Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. โ€” Terri Irwin


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But I put my life on the line to save animals. โ€” Steve Irwin

but i put my life on the line to save animals Steve Irwin quote

The best times in my life were out in the bush with Steve. โ€” Terri Irwin


I believe sustainable use is the greatest propaganda in wildlife conservation at the moment. โ€” Steve Irwin

Born a wildlife warrior, die a wildlife warrior. โ€” Steve Irwin

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! โ€” Steve Irwin

We don’t own the planet Earth, we belong to it. And we must share it with our wildlife. โ€” Steve Irwin

i believe sustainable use is the greatest propaganda in wildlife conservation at the moment Steve Irwin quote

The truth is that we will never save wildlife by killing it. โ€” Steve Irwin

The message is simple: love and conserve our wildlife. โ€” Steve Irwin

We humans still have a long way to go with learning to live harmoniously with our environment and its wildlife. โ€” Steve Irwin

I want the cleanest water, the freshest air and wildlife in abundance… but most of all I want a future for our children. โ€” Steve Irwin

My belief is that what comes across on the television is a capture of my enthusiasm and my passion for wildlife. โ€” Steve Irwin

born a wildlife warrior die a wildlife warrior Steve Irwin quote

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. โ€” Steve Irwin

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? โ€” Steve Irwin

I have a deepโ€“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! โ€” Steve Irwin

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. โ€” Steve Irwin

Until the day comes when the senseless killing ends, we will all have to fight like wildlife warriors to protect our precious planet. โ€” Terri Irwin

we don t own the planet earth we belong to it and we must share it with our wildlife Steve Irwin quote

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. โ€” Steve Irwin

Bindi, Robert, and I would do our best to make sure that Steve’s light wasn’t hidden under a bushel. It would continue to sine as we worked together to protect all wildlife and all wild places. โ€” Terri Irwin


Every cent we earn from Crocodile Hunter goes straight back into conservation. Every single cent. โ€” Steve Irwin

Crocodiles. I’ve been catching them since I was nine. No problem. โ€” Steve Irwin

The first crocodile I ever caught was at nine years of age, and it was a rescue. โ€” Steve Irwin

crocodiles i ve been catching them since i was nine no problem Steve Irwin quote

I was born and raised with crocodiles; they are a piece of cake. But kids are so … unpredictable. โ€” Steve Irwin

Crocodiles are easy. They try to kill and eat you. People are harder. Sometimes they pretend to be your friend first. โ€” Steve Irwin


I’m excited to get back into my khakis and be with the animals again. โ€” Steve Irwin

Pony. i’m excited to get back into my khakis and be with the animals again. โ€” Steve Irwin

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. โ€” Steve Irwin

i m excited to get back into my khakis and be with the animals again Steve Irwin quote

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. โ€” Steve Irwin

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We are so grateful to take on this new era as a married couple, but it has been a really funny time, We have spent our honeymoon here at australia zoo caring for 1,200 animals. its been really fun. โ€” Steve Irwin

If we can get people excited about animals, then by crikey, it makes it a heck of a lot easier to save them. โ€” Steve Irwin

When you help an animal, do your absolute best to make sure you don’t harm it at the same time, and Never walk past a problem with an animalโ€“fix it. โ€” Terri Irwin

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. โ€” Steve Irwin


He was a meteor. Harriet was more of a mountain. In this world, we need both. โ€” Terri Irwin

I believe our biggest issue is the same biggest issue that the whole world is facing, and that’s habitat destruction. โ€” Steve Irwin

Australia has one of the worst mammalian extinction rates in the world. โ€” Steve Irwin

I’ve worked with more dangerous snakes than anyone in the world and I’ve never been bitten. It’s a gift. โ€” Steve Irwin

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. โ€” Steve Irwin

australia has one of the worst mammalian extinction rates in the world Steve Irwin quote


No, snakes are no problem. I’d go to any country, anywhere, any snakes, not a problem. โ€” Steve Irwin

I’ve probably saved thousands of peoples’ lives with my educational message on snake bites, how to get in around venomous anything. โ€” Steve Irwin

My field is with apex predators, hence your crocodiles, your snakes, your spiders. โ€” Steve Irwin

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. โ€” Steve Irwin

Medieval attitudes such as ‘the only good croc is a dead one,’ ‘the only good shark is a dead shark,’ ‘there’s a snakeโ€“quick, kill it. โ€” Steve Irwin

no snakes are no problem i d go to any country anywhere any snakes not a problem Steve Irwin quote

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. โ€” Steve Irwin

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. โ€” Steve Irwin


I have no fear of losing my lifeโ€“if I have to save a koala or a crocodile or a kangaroo or a snake, mate, I will save it. โ€” Steve Irwin

See, I’ve always seen Jacques Cousteau as a hero, mate. He’s a legendโ€“like my dad, just a legend. And so what he did for conservation in the ’60s through the ’70s was just phenomenal. โ€” Steve Irwin

When I talk to the camera, mate, it’s not like I’m talking to the camera, I’m talking to you because I want to whip you around and plunk you right there with me. โ€” Steve Irwin

He came up and, with a broad Australian accent, said, ‘G’day, mate.’ Uhโ€“oh, I thought. I’m in trouble. โ€” Terri Irwin

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. โ€” Steve Irwin

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. โ€” Steve Irwin

G’day, mate,’ said the voice on the other end of the line. ‘It’s Stevo calling from Australia. How you going?’ Well, for starters, I was going without breathing for a few moments. โ€” Terri Irwin

STEVE IRWIN Quotes Take Away

Steve Irwin was a conservationist and animal expert who dedicated his life to saving animals. He was quoted as saying, “If we can’t save the animals, we can’t save the planet.” His passion for helping others and making a difference is truly admirable. At The Safari Company, we share in Irwin’s dedication to protecting our planet and its inhabitants. We offer courses that teach people about the importance of conservation and how they can help make a difference. We hope that through education and awareness, more people will become inspired to protect our planet and its amazing creatures.

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