"It is crucial to understand the value of opportunities: when a door shuts this is almost certainly followed by another door opening."
"I think now we have a very unique opportunity, thanks to the election result, thanks to such a big vote for the Greens, to say you know what, we have to face it. Otherwise this generation will be robbing the next generation of their future, and that's immoral and unethical."
"I have always felt that the great lottery of life is unfair. The fact is that I was thrown up on the stage of life called Australia. You don't choose where you are thrown on to this stage. So universal health, universal education, of course plenty of food and clean water. "
"Politics is always my temptation but not my vocation. I feel absolutely committed to what I'm doing."
"Integrity is the trait valued highest in today's world... Integrity calls for consistent values that underpin all of our lives and allows our true self to be expressed. A life well lived requires such an integrity, if we are to leave behind a legacy from our time on this earth. "
"Ultimately we have got to co-operate for our common destiny."
"There are times in life when we have to face the big questions, to look squarely into the face of death and then affirm the sheer gift of life. "
"Never give up and never lose sight of your goals."
"True success is not about winning every post. It's actually the wisdom of discovering that there are many different paths to your goals and reaching your potential."