quote by Steve Irwin

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

— Steve Irwin

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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.

Crocodile quote An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat him last.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat him last.
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"Appeasement" is the policy of feeding your friends to a crocodile, one at a time, in hopes that the crocodile will eat you last.

See you later, alligator. After a while, crocodile.

Nature has provided two great gifts: life and then the diversity of living things, jellyfish and humans, worms and crocodiles. I don't undervalue the investigation of commonalities but can't avoid the conclusion that diversity has been relatively neglected, especially as concerns the brain.


An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile -- hoping it will eat him last.

Appeasement is feeding the crocodile, hoping he will eat you last.

To sit back hoping that someday, some way, someone will make things right is to go on feeding the crocodile, hoping he will eat you last -- but eat you he will.

The Church is the dwelling place of God in the Person of the Holy Ghost.

Where the Church thrives, people are blessed and progress is evident. Where there is no Church, people feed their babies to crocodiles and roam naked in the jungles.

If some among you fear taking a stand because you are afraid of reprisals from customers, clients, or even government, recognize that you are just feeding the crocodile hoping he'll eat you last.


EBay may be a shark in the ocean, but I'm a crocodile in the Yangtze River.

If we fight in the ocean, we lose, but if we fight in the river, we win.

The free world wants to feed South Africa to the Red Crocodile [communism], to appease its hunger.

Love is a crocodile just above the water line waiting to attack the innocent herbivore of my freedom.

In a marshland amongst the crocodiles, there float beautiful water lilies! Even in the Hell, one can find the good and the beauty.

Being eaten by a crocodile is just like going to sleep...in a giant blender.


Perhaps the rhinos and she-crocodiles whose gyrations between Mortimer's and East Hampton gives us our vision of social eminence today are content to entrust their faces to Andy Warhol's mingily cosmetic Polaroidising, but one would bet they would rather go to Sargent.

Alligators and crocodiles are some of the most aggressive creatures on the planet - they'll take down a boat if you come up to their nest.

Feeling well that breathed words Would all be lost, unheard, and vain as swords Against the enchased crocodile, or leaps Of grasshoppers against the sun.

One immense old lady has a family of lively young crocodiles running over her, evidently playing like a lot of kittens. The heavy musky smell they give off is most repulsive, but we do not rise up and make a row about this, because we feel hopelessly in the wrong in intruding into these family scenes uninvited.

If you live in the river you should make friends with the crocodile.


I will neither yield to the song of the siren nor the voice of the hyena, the tears of the crocodile nor the howling of the wolf.

A communist is like a crocodile: when it opens its mouth you cannot tell whether it is trying to smile or preparing to eat you up.

Every cent we earn from Crocodile Hunter goes straight back into conservation. Every single cent.

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.

The crocodile doesn't harm the bird that cleans his teeth for him.

He eats the others but not that one.


Crocodiles. I’ve been catching them since I was nine. No problem.

However long it stays in the river the tree-trunk will never turn into a crocodile.

I put a bullet into the back of the crocodiles neck just behind the head, thus killing it. If a crocodile is hit in any other part of its anatomy it disappears into the water and is irrecoverable.

I have been called a Rogue Elephant, a Cannibal Shark, and a crocodile.

I am none the worse. I remain a caged, and rather sardonic, lion, in a particularly contemptible and ill-run zoo.

I was burned out from exhaustion, buried in the hail, poisoned in the bushes, blown out on the trail; hunted like a crocodile, ravaged in the corn, "Come in," she said, "I'll give ya shelter from the storm."


The first crocodile I ever caught was at nine years of age, and it was a rescue.

The crocodile must want to be a crocodile for reasons of the crocodile

How doth the little crocodile Improve his shining tail, And pour the waters of the Nile On every golden scale! How cheerfully he seems to grin, How neatly he spreads his claws, And welcomes little fishes in, With gently smiling jaws!

As there is no worse lie than a truth misunderstood by those who hear it, so reasonable arguments, challenges to magnanimity, and appeals to sympathy or justice, are folly when we are dealing with human crocodiles and boa-constrictors.

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.