australian Quotes

Quotes from australian authors


Germaine Greer 46 quotes
Steve Irwin 39 quotes
Jay Weatherill 39 quotes
Helen Reddy 39 quotes

Delta Goodrem
39 quotes
Nicole Kidman
38 quotes
Ryan Kwanten
36 quotes
Daniel Johns
35 quotes
Geoffrey Rush
34 quotes
Yahoo Serious
33 quotes
Julie Bishop
31 quotes
Marc Newson
31 quotes
Julian Assange
30 quotes
Peter Garrett
29 quotes
Peter Singer
29 quotes

Famous australian quotes
Crocodiles are easy. They try to kill and eat you. People are harder. Sometimes they pretend to be your friend first. Steve Irwin, scientist
  • crocodiles

The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it's the illusion of knowledge. Daniel Johns, musician
  • knowledge

Life has got all those twists and turns. You've got to hold on tight and off you go. Nicole Kidman, actress
  • life

People are intrigued and fascinated, almost obsessed with the private lives of great public personalities. Geoffrey Rush, actor
  • almost

Nothing is perfect. Life is messy. Relationships are complex. Outcomes are uncertain. People are irrational. Hugh Mackay, scientist
  • relationship


Feelings or emotions are the universal language and are to be honored. They are the authentic expression of who you are at your deepest place. Judith Wright, poet
  • authentic

Music stops you from thinking. Peter Weir, director
  • music

Every time a man unburdens his heart to a stranger he reaffirms the love that unites humanity. Germaine Greer, activist
  • Strangers

You can lay down and die, or you can get up and fight, but that's it -- there's no turning back. Jon English, musician
  • Choice

If you are just safe about the choices you make, you don't grow. Heath Ledger, actor
  • choices

Security is when everything is settled. When nothing can happen to you. Security is the denial of life. Germaine Greer, activist
  • Security

If I weren't reasonably placid, I don't think I could cope with this sort of life. To be a diva, you've got to be absolutely like a horse. Joan Sutherland, musician
  • Opera

If you're just safe about the choices you make, you don't grow. Heath Ledger, actor
  • choices

I forget what I was taught. I only remember what I have learnt. Patrick White, author
  • Learning

Try to be like the turtle -- at ease in your own shell Bill Copeland, athlete
  • Contentment

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, scientist
  • crocodile

Developing the muscles of the soul demands no competitive spirit, no killer instinct, although it may erect pain barriers that the spiritual athlete must crash through. Germaine Greer, activist
  • athlete

In Hell all the messages you ever left on answering machines will be played back to you. Judy Horacek, cartoonist
  • answering

There is no such thing as security. There never has been. Germaine Greer, activist
  • Security

It takes a long time to grow an old friend. John Leonard, poet
  • Friends

One small cat changes coming home to an empty house to coming home. Pam Brown, poet
  • Cats

I believe that education is all about being excited about something. Seeing passion and enthusiasm helps push an educational message. Steve Irwin, scientist
  • being

Where I live if someone gives you a hug it's from the heart. Steve Irwin, scientist
  • gives

I suspect the secret of personal attraction is locked up in our unique imperfections, flaws and frailties. Hugh Mackay, scientist
  • attraction

Trust in yourself. Your perceptions are often far more accurate than you are willing to believe. Claudia Black, actress
  • trust

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, scientist
  • wildlife

There is an opportunity for us to renew ourselves. There's an opportunity for us to leave the past behind and present something different for the future. Jay Weatherill, politician
  • behind

I feel like I'm nothing without wildlife. They are the stars. I feel awkward without them. Bindi Irwin, celebrity
  • awkward

We should not be afraid to speak the truth to our powerful friend the United States. Julian McMahon, actor
  • afraid

English culture is basically homosexual in the sense that the men only really care about other men. Germaine Greer, activist
  • basically

Stop worrying -- nobody gets out of this world alive. Clive James, writer
  • Worry

The sight of women talking together has always made men uneasy; nowadays it means rank subversion. Germaine Greer, activist
  • Women

Pressure and stress is the common cold of the psyche. Andrew Denton, comedian
  • Stress

He who angers you conquers you. Elizabeth Kenny, celebrity
  • Anger

No matter where you go and what you do in America, you turn the tele on and you're confronted with violence. Steve Irwin, scientist
  • america

I believe our biggest issue is the same biggest issue that the whole world is facing, and that's habitat destruction. Steve Irwin, scientist
  • believe

If somebody asked me about my inspiration I would say that it's not the peopleand it's not the things, it's travel and experiencing different environments. Marc Newson, designer
  • asked

If you can just be yourself, then you have to be original because there's no one like you. Marc Newson, designer
  • original

I can certainly see how people are overcome by depression. Stuart Appleby, athlete
  • certainly

A library is a place where you can lose your innocence without losing your virginity. Germaine Greer, activist
  • innocence

Try to be like the turtle - at ease in your own shell. Bill Copeland, athlete
  • inspirational

Money has never been a huge inspiration for me. Ryan Kwanten, actor
  • huge

The loss of a child is the most terrifying place for me to go. Nicole Kidman, actress
  • child

I apologize for my terrible interview skills. Heath Ledger, actor
  • apologize

You can't fatten the pig on market day. John Howard, statesman
  • Money

I like villains because there's something so attractive about a committed person -- they have a plan, an ideology, no matter how twisted. They're motivated. Russell Crowe, actor
  • Commitment

What we ought to see in the agonies of puberty is the result of the conditioning that maims the female personality in creating the feminine. Germaine Greer, activist
  • Children

If you tell people your ambitions, they usually laugh at you. When I told my girlfriends when I was 12 that I was going to Hollywood, they all laughed. And here I am! Helen Reddy, actress
  • girlfriends

I believe sustainable use is the greatest propaganda in wildlife conservation at the moment. Steve Irwin, scientist
  • believe

Yeah, I'm a thrill seeker, but crikey, education's the most important thing. Steve Irwin, scientist
  • education


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