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" You might not think of 'conservation' immediately when you think of Russell Crowe, but he is a great conservationist in his own right. "
" When I first met Steve, as an American tourist coming into the zoo, I fell desperately in love with him and married him immediately. "
" I'm Mrs. Steve Irwin. I've got a lot to live up to. "
" Steve hadn't been to acting school. He had no preconceived notions. His background was exactly what you see on television; he's done that all his life. We thought we'd do one show. What happened was, it did really well, so we did a part two. And from then on, we found that Steve's natural behavior in the wild happens to be fascinating! "
" Steve was every woman's fantasy: macho but not a jerk, sensitive but not a wuss. "
" I still feel immense love and loyalty to Steve. And I've got great kids, I've got a very full life, and while I'm lonely for Steve, I'm not a lonely person. "
" I'm real adamant that, when we have family time scheduled, that we stick to it. "
" None of us are immune to grief, and everyone who has suffered loss understands that grief changes, but you never wake up one morning and you've moved on. It stays with you, and, you know, you ebb and flow. "
" It does seem like, in the world today, we've moved further and further away from wildlife. There's that sense of whatever you're scared of, you just want it to go away. Here in Australia Zoo, part of our ongoing plan is that re-connection. "
" Steve had a real sixth sense about so many things. He had an odd connection with wildlife. He was extraordinarily intuitive with people. I found it all very - I don't know if 'eerie' is the word, but remarkable, certainly. "
" I'll never leave. I love Australia, and I'm doing my best to be a fair dinkum Aussie sheila and honour all of Steve's work, and yeah, I'll be here the rest of my life. "
" I always am astounded at how willing Steve was to share all about himself. And sometimes he got criticized for it. But he was so open and yet so private about some things. "
" I discovered on my own that I could cope better with the crippling effects of grief by taking care of myself, eating right, and working out. "
" I couldn't hold a candle to how adventurous Steve was. He found life intoxicating, and he was just in awe of every living creature. "
" To me, Steve was my Prince Charming. He was my happily ever after, and we got that. We got 14 years of marriage; we had the best, most fantastic, adventurous, wonderful life that you could imagine. And I was very happy with that. "
" I found that Steve's passion for wildlife and willingness to lay his life on the line so exciting. "
" I went into this little reptile park, and Steve was doing the crocodile show, coincidentally... I was absolutely floored. That was it. This man was a real-life hero. I fell then and there, love at first sight. "
" The determination I have to try to continue Steve's work and make the world a better place is so important. "
" I find it wonderful when people live, love, and laugh again. "
" Steve worked tirelessly to promote conservation, wildlife, and the environment, and his work enabled the plight of endangered species to reach a whole new audience. "
" The only way to honor Steve and his legacy and everything he lived for was to try to continue his work and expand on it. "
" Steve said to me how excited he was when Bindi was born. He said, 'Do you think we could have a boy?' And then Robert was born, and they're perfect. They're easy kids. They're wonderful to me; they're such a help. "
" For me, it was two years before I fed a big croc when I came to Australia. "
" Steve was so wonderful to bring wildlife into our living rooms and let us see that animals we used to be afraid of are so important. "
" Crocodiles are an apex predator and crucial to the ecosystem, keeping waterways and wetlands healthy. Crocodiles eradicate the weak, sick, and injured wildlife, leaving only the healthy to prosper. "
" We've got that family opportunity of always filming together, so we can look back on good times anytime we want. "
" Crocs are apex predators, and as with all apex predators, they are critical to the environment: if you lose the crocs, you'll lose the barramundi, you'll lose the crabs - a catfish can eat 30,000 barramundi fingerlings, and who do you think eats the catfish? Crocs. "
" I think that kids who grow up in an environment where they are constantly told that they're wonderful... that is going to change you. "
" I have friends who have lost husbands and have gone off and tried different things. Nothing wrong with that. "
" I've already had my happily ever after. "
" The thing is, Steve's a great role model, and he won't sit there and tell you that. "