"The Australian knocker-image causes us, both as a nation and as individuals, to underestimate our own self-worth. It is almost anti-Australian to perceive yourself as a winner. "
"Great men and great teams do great things at great moments. "
"To sail around the world at 16 is remarkable. It's inspirational for the country and, in a sense, represents the spirit of Australia. "
"Life is full of lessons, and the key is to use them as building blocks. That is a definition - my definition - of experience. And, like time, you cannot buy it. You just have to use it, to serve your apprenticeship. "