Tuesday, 25th May 2010

Quotes Arnold Schwarzenegger

Written by George Traganidas Topics: Quotes

Arnold Schwarzenegger

Bodybuilding is much like any other sport. To be successful, you must dedicate yourself 100% to your training, diet and mental approach.
— Arnold Schwarzenegger

Failure is not an option. Everyone has to succeed.
— Arnold Schwarzenegger

For me life is continuously being hungry. The meaning of life is not simply to exist, to survive, but to move ahead, to go up, to achieve, to conquer.
— Arnold Schwarzenegger

Help others and give something back. I guarantee you will discover that while public service improves the lives and the world around you, its greatest reward is the enrichment and new meaning it will bring your own life.
— Arnold Schwarzenegger

I am a big believer in education, because when I grew up in Austria – when I grew up in Austria I had a great education. I had great teachers.
— Arnold Schwarzenegger

I didn’t leave bodybuilding until I felt that I had gone as far as I could go. It will be the same with my film career. When I feel the time is right, I will then consider public service. I feel that the highest honor comes from serving people and your country.
— Arnold Schwarzenegger

I just use my muscles as a conversation piece, like someone walking a cheetah down 42nd Street.
— Arnold Schwarzenegger

I knew I was a winner back in the late sixties. I knew I was destined for great things. People will say that kind of thinking is totally immodest. I agree. Modesty is not a word that applies to me in any way – I hope it never will.
— Arnold Schwarzenegger

I know a lot of athletes and models are written off as just bodies. I never felt used for my body.
— Arnold Schwarzenegger

I welcome and seek your ideas, but do not bring me small ideas; bring me big ideas to match our future.
— Arnold Schwarzenegger

I’ll be back.
— Arnold Schwarzenegger

If it bleeds, we can kill it.
— Arnold Schwarzenegger

If it’s hard to remember, it’ll be difficult to forget.
— Arnold Schwarzenegger

If you work hard and play by the rules, this country is truly open to you. You can achieve anything.
— Arnold Schwarzenegger

In our society, the women who break down barriers are those who ignore limits.
— Arnold Schwarzenegger

In this country, it doesn’t make any difference where you were born. It doesn’t make any difference who your parents were. It doesn’t make any difference if, like me, you couldn’t even speak English until you were in your twenties.
— Arnold Schwarzenegger

Learned helplessness is the giving-up reaction, the quitting response that follows from the belief that whatever you do doesn’t matter.
— Arnold Schwarzenegger

Maria is the best reason to come home.
— Arnold Schwarzenegger

Money doesn’t make you happy. I now have $50 million but I was just as happy when I had $48 million.
— Arnold Schwarzenegger

My body is like breakfast, lunch, and dinner. I don’t think about it, I just have it.
— Arnold Schwarzenegger

My own dreams fortunately came true in this great state. I became Mr. Universe; I became a successful businessman. And even though some people say I still speak with a slight accent, I have reached the top of the acting profession.
— Arnold Schwarzenegger

My relationship to power and authority is that I’m all for it. People need somebody to watch over them. Ninety-five percent of the people in the world need to be told what to do and how to behave.
— Arnold Schwarzenegger

Start wide, expand further, and never look back.
— Arnold Schwarzenegger

Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.
— Arnold Schwarzenegger

The last three or four reps is what makes the muscle grow. This area of pain divides the champion from someone else who is not a champion. That’s what most people lack, having the guts to go on and just say they’ll go through the pain no matter what happens.
— Arnold Schwarzenegger

The mind is the limit. As long as the mind can envision the fact that you can do something, you can do it, as long as you really believe 100 percent.
— Arnold Schwarzenegger

The resistance that you fight physically in the gym and the resistance that you fight in life can only build a strong character.
— Arnold Schwarzenegger

The worst thing I can be is the same as everybody else. I hate that.
— Arnold Schwarzenegger

Training gives us an outlet for suppressed energies created by stress and thus tones the spirit just as exercise conditions the body.
— Arnold Schwarzenegger

What we face may look insurmountable. But I learned something from all those years of training and competing. I learned something from all those sets and reps when I didn’t think I could lift another ounce of weight. What I learned is that we are always stronger than we know.
— Arnold Schwarzenegger

When the people become involved in their government, government becomes more accountable, and our society is stronger, more compassionate, and better prepared for the challenges of the future.
— Arnold Schwarzenegger

You can scream at me, call me for a shoot at midnight, keep me waiting for hours – as long as what ends up on the screen is perfect.
— Arnold Schwarzenegger

You know, nothing is more important than education, because nowhere are our stakes higher; our future depends on the quality of education of our children today.
— Arnold Schwarzenegger

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