"Whatever happens...men, women and children have to be prepared to put other people first and thereby create the miracle of the species which is people living together in harmony and putting other people first, before themselves."
"You need a civil society... Bushfires can achieve the change from society to community. Bushfires can. Floods can. Ghastly crimes and disasters can. Places can change, but it takes blood, sweat and tears. "
"The persistent appetite for human beings for community is what we should all be dedicated to. "