Top 70 Arnold Schwarzenegger Quotes To Inspire You For Greatness

Schwarzenegger is known for his tough-guy persona and his no-nonsense attitude. He is also known for his sense of humor and his ability to inspire others. In this blog post, we will explore some of the best Arnold Schwarzenegger quotes.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger’s life journey is an amazing story of dedication, hard work, and perseverance. He was born in Austria in 1947, and at the young age of 21, he won the Mr. Universe bodybuilding championship.

He then moved to the United States in 1968, and began his career in Hollywood. He quickly became a movie star, and his success continued to grow. However, Schwarzenegger’s true passion was always bodybuilding.

He continued to compete,  he subsequently won the Mr. Olympia title seven times.. Schwarzenegger’s life journey is a perfect example of how hard work and determination can lead to success.

In 2003, Arnold Schwarzenegger announced his candidacy for the 38th Governor of California. His campaign was largely based on his celebrity status and his successful career in Hollywood. Schwarzenegger was also able to tap into the frustrations of Californians with the state government. He defeated Democratic nominee. In the gubernatorial election. Schwarzenegger served as Governor of California from 2003 to 2011.

Here are some of Arnold Schwarzenegger quotes.

71 Arnold Schwarzenegger Quotes

  1. “Dreams are for the dreamers. Goals are for achievers.”

2. “If you don’t believe in yourself, then how will anyone else believe in you?”

3. “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.”

4. “Early to bed, early to rise, work like hell, and advertise.”

5. “If you don’t find the time, if you don’t do the work, you don’t get the results.”

6. “Once you see results, it becomes an addiction.”

7. “Positive thinking can be contagious. Being surrounded by winners helps you develop into a winner.”

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

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

10. “Don’t be afraid to fail.”

11. “If I can see it and believe it, then I can achieve it.”

12. “You can’t be paralyzed by fear of failure or you will never push yourself.”

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

14. “Love stories are built around people’s idiosyncrasies.”

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15. “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.”

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

17. “There are no shortcuts—everything is reps, reps, reps.”

18. “If it can bleed, we can kill it.”

19. “To be successful, however, you must be brutal with yourself and focus on the flaws.”

20. “The more knowledge you have, the more you’re free to rely on your instincts.”

21. “You have to remember something: Everybody pities the weak; jealousy you have to earn.”

22. “Every morning you have two options. Continue to sleep with your dreams or wake up and chase them.”

23. “Where the mind goes the body will follow.”

24. “The more knowledge you have, the more you’re free to rely on your instincts.”

25. “I saw a woman wearing a sweatshirt with Guess on it. I said, thyroid problem?”

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

27. “The pain you feel today will be the strenght you feel tomorrow.”

28. “I don’t suffer of anything that I lost.”

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29. “I always stay hungry, never satisfied with current accomplishments.”

30. “I was also going to give a graduation speech in Arizona this weekend. But with my accent, I was afraid they would try to deport me.”

31. “Never follow the crowd, go where it’s empty”

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

33. “You’ll get more from being a peacemaker than a warrior”

34. “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.”

35. “I wasn’t there to compete. I was there to win.”

36. “You have to build the ultimate physical machine, but also the ultimate mind.”

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

38. “Diligence is the mother of good luck.”

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39. “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.”

40. “You have to build the ultimate physical machine, but also the ultimate mind”

41. “We are always stronger than we know.”

42. “Failure is not an option. Everyone has to succeed.”

43. “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? ”

44. “I’m addicted to exercising and I have to do something every day.”

45. “But no matter what you do in life, selling is a part of it.”

46. “His answer to life was discipline. We had a strict routine that nothing could change:”

47. “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.”

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

49. “The worst thing I can be is the same as everybody else. I hate that.” 

50. “Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths.”

51. “I would never exchange my life with anybody else’s,”

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Best Arnold Schwarzenegger quotes on discipline and hard work

52. “I never listened to anyone who said I can’t do something.”

53. “Stop whining.”

54. “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.”

55. “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.”

56. “Don’t go where it’s crowded. Go where it’s empty. Even though it’s harder to get there, that’s where you belong and where there’s less competition.”

57. “you work, you make the money, and then you can afford this car; you train and then you win championships. There was no shortcut; you earned it.”

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

59. “Everything has style, everything`s a little bit larger than life and done with mischief”

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

61. “The mind always fails first, not the body. The secret is to make your mind work for you, not against you.”

62. “Now all of a sudden there was joy, there was struggle, there was pain, there was happiness, there were pleasures, there were women, there was drama. Everything made it feel like “now we are really living!”

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

64. “The resistance that you fight physically in the gym and the resistance that you fight in life can only build a strong character.”

65. “I never argued with people who underestimated me. If the accent and the muscles and the movies made people think I was stupid, it worked to my advantage”

66. “But life is richer when we embrace the multitudes we all contain, even if we aren’t consistent and what we do doesn’t always make sense, even to us.”

67. “Try to keep your rest periods between sets down to a minute or less. In the first minute after a weight-training exercise you recover 72 percent of your strength, and by 3 minutes you have recovered all you are going to recover without extended rest.”

68. “I never argued with people who underestimated me. If the accent and the muscles and the movies made people think I was stupid, it worked to my advantage.”

69. “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.” 

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

71. “None of my rules of success will work unless you do.” 

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