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102 Incredible Arnold Schwarzenegger Quotes To Lighten Up Your Day (2022)



Arnold Schwarzenegger Inspirational Quotes

Greatest Arnold Schwarzenegger Quotes to Remember: Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger – The Living Legend, is an incredible success story. An immigrant from Austria who came to America to pursue his dreams and became one of the highest-paid Hollywood actors, the World’s greatest bodybuilder, and eventually Governor of California, his inspirational story made him the role model of many. If you are looking for incitement in your life, famous Arnold Schwarzenegger quotes can surely help you out.

Arnold Schwarzenegger has to go through many hurdles and tragedies, but nothing could get in the way of his goals. Today he is one of the most renowned personalities of all time, the most famous bodybuilder who ever lived, and the greatest action movie star on the other hand.

According to Arnold Schwarzenegger, a person’s mindset creates all the success in his life. It is the mind and vision that get you up early in the morning to chase your dreams, push you beyond your limitations, and over failure.

Bodybuilding Career

Schwarzenegger started lifting weights when he was 15 years old, and at the age of 20, he won Mr. Universe and became the youngest person ever to get this title. He remained a prominent entity on the bodybuilding and wrote many fitness quotes, articles as well as books on the sport.

He won the Mr. Olympia contest seven times, and the second most important bodybuilding event, “The Arnold Sports Festival,” is named after Schwarzenegger. He is not only the greatest bodybuilder but also the most charismatic sports person and the famous ambassador. His bodybuilding quotes inspire his fans to live a spicy and risky life.

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Acting Career

Schwarzenegger’s biggest dream was to move to the United States and become a popular actor. As a poor Austrian kid, he figured out the best way to get to his dream and became a champion bodybuilder, and the results are fascinating. He used his workout, gym training, and fitness as his strength to achieve his goals.

Schwarzenegger came into the acting field through his popularity in bodybuilding and played his first role in “Hercules in New York” in 1970. He was a box-office powerhouse in the era of 80s and 90s and starred in a number of blockbuster films that are still delighting fans. Many of Arnold Schwarzenegger famous lines from his acting career became his catchphrases afterward. He gained fame globally as a Hollywood action film icon in a short time and played many breathtaking roles on screen.

The commercially and critically successful sci-fi action film “The Terminator” is the milestone in his career, and he worked in its sequels too. Many of his Terminator movie quotes became famous and are still admired. Apart from the hit action films, he has also worked in some comedy films.

Political Career

After acting in Hollywood for three decades, Schwarzenegger decided to try his luck in politics. He became the 38th Governor of California in 2003, replacing Governor Gray Davis. We won these elections with a massive margin. He won the re-election again, and he is the second-foreign governor serving from 2003 to 2011.

Arnold Schwarzenegger Motivational & Inspirational Quotes

The best Arnold Schwarzenegger sayings and quotes about life mentioned below will surely inspire you to focus on your dreams and goals, regardless of the circumstances you are facing. You can also find the Arnold Schwarzenegger images quotes below.

22 Arnold Schwarzenegger quotes about life

  1. “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

  2. “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

  3. “What is the point of being on this Earth if you are going to be like everyone else?” – Arnold Schwarzenegger

  4. “Failure is not an option. Everyone has to succeed.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger

  5. “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

  6. “I like the color red because it’s a fire. And I see myself as always being on fire.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger

  7. “Start wide, expand further, and never look back.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger

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

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

  10. “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

  11. “I never listened to anyone who said I can’t do something.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger

  12. “You have to remember something: Everybody pities the weak; jealousy you have to earn.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger

  13. “From the bodybuilding days on, I learned that everything is reps and mileage. The more miles you ski, the better a skier you become; the more reps you do, the better your body.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger

  14. “Positive thinking can be contagious. Being surrounded by winners helps you develop into a winner.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger

  15. “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

  16. “Just like in bodybuilding, failure is also a necessary experience for growth in our own lives, for if we’re never tested to our limits, how will we know how strong we really are? How will we ever grow?” – Arnold Schwarzenegger

  17. “Stop whining.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger

  18. “If it can bleed, we can kill it.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger

  19. “If you want to turn a vision into reality, you have to give 100% and never stop believing in your dream.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger

  20. “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

  21. “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

  22. “For me, life is about 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

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  23. “You’ll get more from being a peacemaker than a warrior.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger

  24. “Your clothes. Give them to me. Now.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger

  25. “If you don’t find the time, if you don’t do the work, you don’t get the results.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger

  26. “In our society, the women who break down barriers are those who ignore limits.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger

  27. “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

  28. “None of my rules of success will work unless you do.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger

  29. “The more knowledge you have, the more you’re free to rely on your instincts.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger

  30. “Be hungry for success, hungry to make your mark, hungry to be seen and to be heard and to have an effect. And as you move up and become successful, make sure also to be hungry for helping others.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger

  31. “You must have a sincere and burning desire to achieve what you dream, dedicate yourself to making progress, and take control of your circumstances to change your body.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger

  32. “Rest, let your body relax and grow. Work up gradually and don’t blow it. Sometimes you can do so much your mind gets sick of it. Remember what I said earlier: Keep your mind hungry. People have a tendency to overdo things at first and then sluff off.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger

  33. “I never felt that I was good enough, strong enough, smart enough. He let me know that there was always room for improvement. A lot of sons would have been crippled by his demands, but instead the discipline rubbed off on me. I turned it into drive.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger

  34. “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

  35. “I do the same exercises I did 50 years ago and they still work. I eat the same food I ate 50 years ago and it still works.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger

  36. “I don’t walk away from things that I think are unfinished.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger

  37. “Life may be full of pain but that’s not an excuse to give up.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger

  38. “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

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

  40. “You can’t climb the ladder of success with your hands in your pockets.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger

  41. “The worst thing I can be is the same as everybody else. I hate that.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger

  42. “We made, actually, history, because it was the first time ever that doctors could prove that a lifelong Republican has a heart.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger

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

  44. “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

  45. “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

  46. “The best activities for your health are pumping and humping.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger

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

  48. “I’m addicted to exercising and I have to do something every day.”  – Arnold Schwarzenegger

  49. “Just like in bodybuilding, failure is also a necessary experience for growth in our own lives, for if we’re never tested to our limits, how will we know how strong we really are? How will we ever grow?” – Arnold Schwarzenegger

  50. “I have a good sense of my body in a bathing suit around people who appreciate what I’m doing, like a contest. Then I’m proud. On television I am proud. But on a beach most people are not experts. The general public doesn’t know how to look. How proud can you be when they don’t even know what they’re looking at?” – Arnold Schwarzenegger

  51. “My definition of a sport is that it’s a physical activity that involves competition. Since bodybuilders certainly train and then compete, we are certainly a sport.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger

  52. “The unique thing about bodybuilding is that when I compete it is just me on a stage alone. There is no field, no bat, no ball, no skis, no skates. All other athletes have to use equipment, like a football. But I don’t use anything in competition except myself. It’s just me up there. Me alone. No coach. No nothing.” ― Arnold Schwarzenegger

  53. “As a kid I always idolized the winning athletes. It is one thing to idolize heroes. It is quite another to visualize yourself in their place. When I saw great people, I said to myself: I can be there.” ― Arnold Schwarzenegger

  54. “Well, you know, I’m the forever optimist.” ― Arnold Schwarzenegger

  55. “When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.” ― Arnold Schwarzenegger

  56. “Good things don’t happen by coincidence. Every dream carries with it certain risks, especially the risk of failure. But I am not stopped by risks. Supposed a great person takes the risk and fails. Then the person must try again. You cannot fail forever. If you try ten times, you have a better chance of making it on the eleventh try than if you didn’t try at all.” ― Arnold Schwarzenegger

  57. “Milk is for babies. When you grow up you have to drink beer.” ― Arnold Schwarzenegger

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  58. “It’s simple, if it jiggles, it’s fat.” ― Arnold Schwarzenegger

  59. “I can hide my feelings under my muscles. Definitely. I can hide them as long as necessary. And when I feel they can come out, I let them out. I think this is fantastic. It’s great to have control over my mind. Other people get mixed up. They can’t control themselves. They can’t go to work for a week or they can’t talk on the phone because they’re crying. I can switch myself back and forth. When I’m training for a competition, I can be what some people call inhuman, but really I think it’s more like being superhuman. Then after the competition, I can switch off again be human and very emotional and so on.” ― Arnold Schwarzenegger

  60. “I saw a woman wearing a sweatshirt with Guess on it. I said, Thyroid problem?” ― Arnold Schwarzenegger

  61. “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

  62. “I am the most helpful and open up doors for everyone and I like to share.” ― Arnold Schwarzenegger

  63. “I’ll be back always sounded a little girly to me.” ― Arnold Schwarzenegger

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

  65. “If my life was a movie, no one would believe it.” ― Arnold Schwarzenegger

  66. “You can’t tell a kid that it’s time to exercise; that’s a turn-off…you have to say ‘Let’s go to the park and have some fun.’ Then you get them to do some running, play on the swings, practice on the balance beam, basically get a full workout disguised as play.” ― Arnold Schwarzenegger

  67. “The difference between those who adapted and those who didn’t, Gorton said, was a willingness to totally commit.” ― Arnold Schwarzenegger

  68. “Whenever I finished filming a movie, I felt my job was only half done. Every film had to be nurtured in the marketplace. You can have the greatest movie in the world, but if you don’t get it out there, if people don’t know about it, you have nothing.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger

  69. “When the boys come, instead of buying Barbie dolls, all of a sudden you’re into trucks and remote controls, cars and tanks. You buy building blocks and build castles and locomotives. You get into knives and later take them shooting with pistols, shotguns, and rifles. All of which made me very happy.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger

  70. “If I can see it and believe it, then I can achieve it.” ― Arnold Schwarzenegger

  71. “My definition of living is to have excitement always; that’s the difference between living and existing.” ― Arnold Schwarzenegger

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

  73. “Forget plan B. To test yourself and grow, you have to operate without a safety net.” ― Arnold Schwarzenegger

  74. “There are no shortcuts—everything is reps, reps, reps.” ― Arnold Schwarzenegger

  75. “I’m a big believer in hard work, grinding it out, and not stopping until it’s done.” ― Arnold Schwarzenegger

  76. “I didn’t mind basic training. It taught me that something that seems impossible at the start can be achieved.”― Arnold Schwarzenegger

  77. “You have to build the ultimate physical machine, but also the ultimate mind.” ― Arnold Schwarzenegger

  78. “I love it when people say that something can’t be done. That’s when I really get motivated; I like to prove them wrong.” ― Arnold Schwarzenegger

  79. “I always believed in shooting for the top, and to become an American is like becoming a member of the winning team.”― Arnold Schwarzenegger

  80. “Dreams are for the dreamers. Goals are for achievers.” ― Arnold Schwarzenegger

  81. “I have a love interest in every one of my films – a gun.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger

  82. “All I know is that the first step is to create a vision, because when you see the vision – the beautiful vision – that creates the want power.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger

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  83. “I’ll be back!” [The Terminator, Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Commando, The Running Man, Twins, Total Recall, Last Action Hero]

  84. “Consider that a divorce!” [After shooting his fake wife Sharon Stone in the head – Total Recall]

  85. “If it bleeds, we can kill it.” [Predator]

  86. “Hasta la vista, baby!” [Terminator 2: Judgment Day]

  87. “I let him go.” [After dropping a man off a cliff – Commando]

  88. “He had to split.” [After cutting Buzzsaw in half with his own chainsaw – The Running Man]

  89. “What a hothead!” [After blowing up Fireball with his own flamethrower tank – The Running Man]

  90. “What a pain in the neck.” [After strangling Sub-Zero with barbed wire – The Running Man]

  91. “Here’s your Sub-Zero… now plain zero.” [See above]

  92. “Let off some steam.” [After impaling Bennett on a steam pipe – Commando]

  93. “Stick around.” [After pinning a man to a tree with a knife – Predator]

  94. “Knock-knock.” [After smashing a door down – Predator]

  95. “Come with me if you want to live.” [Terminator 2: Judgment Day]

  96. “I’m not into politics, I’m into survival.” [The Running Man]

  97. “What is best in life? To crush your enemies, see them driven before you, and to hear the lamentation of their women!” [Conan the Barbarian]

  98. “I eat Green Berets for breakfast. And right now, I’m very hungry!” [Commando]

  99. “You’ve just been erased.” [Eraser]

  100. “You’re a funny guy Sully, I like you. That’s why I’m going to kill you last.” [Commando]

  101. “I lied.” [After not killing Sully last – Commando]

  102. “I’LL BE BACK.” [The Terminator (1984)]

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Arnold Schwarzenegger’s quotes on success are reminders for us that no matter what is your background or where you have come from, we are creators of our own destinies. Our hard work, passion, and determination are the factors that play a crucial role in building the life of our dreams.

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