When I go and speak now at all sorts of conferences, later in the night there's always a better Maxie Walker than me. Billy Birmingham's legendary for basically being able to verbally kneecap any of a number of Australia's characters, particularly in the commentary box.

— Max Walker

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I was good at football and cricket at school.

My dad said, 'Son, be an architect,' and I came to Melbourne passionate about becoming an architect.

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I used to want to be a lawyer, but I didn't want to have half my brain sucked out.

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My sister died and my mum was really distant, as you do - you don't expect your offspring to die before you. I thought I was bulletproof up until that stage.

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It's been amazing to step out of a bottle of ink on to an iPad.

There's no better time than right now to embrace this fabulous sandpit of technology. Because intuitively, at the touch of a finger, most of it is possible.

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We're all crazy and the only difference between patients and their therapists is the therapists haven't been caught yet.

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My father Big Max told me many years ago that 'anything you are good at will contribute to your happiness'. Great advice.

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Norm Smith personally came and signed me up to the Melbourne Football Club.

The fact that I then played cricket for Melbourne Cricket Club - the footy club didn't like it that much.

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Fame and fortune should never get in front of your passion.

The passion will generate the fame and fortune, if you're good enough.

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I practised as an architect for 10 years.

I qualified in 1973 with a fellowship diploma of architecture. World Series Cricket gave me the freedom to go out and pursue architecture.

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I try and open a few doors to the mind, encourage people to embrace change and to stretch their capabilities.

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About 1998, when 'Wide World of Sports' and the 'Footy Show' came to an end for me, I couldn't type. When I started architecture, it was a very aesthetic, creative, an almost art process, where lettering and thick line were how you expressed yourself on the paper.

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I was the son of a publican and a master builder.

He ran the Empire Hotel in North Hobart. His name was Max, too. Big Max.

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About Max Walker

Quotes 15 sayings
Nationality Australian
Profession Athlete
Birthday October 16

Given how well the cards have been dealt to someone like myself, I think there's an inherent obligation to try to reach out and make a difference.

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One of the most obvious parts of my character is the smile, and if I wasn't comfortable in myself then I wouldn't be able to smile so much.

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