Arnold Schwarzenegger quotes

Few souls are born to shine on high altitudes of success. They prove their skills in all fields they enter. There’s an adept bodybuilder, actor, wise politician, businessman, and professional wrestler who did that. Yes, we’re talking about Arnold Schwarzenegger, the ever amazing Mr. Universe, and Mr. Olympia.

Arnold Schwarzenegger quotes collected here can give you a glimpse of his massive career which is filled with wonders, action and wisdom.

He was born on July 30, 1947, in Thal, Allied Occupied Austria. At a very young age of 15, he started his lifting career and at the age of 20, he became Mr. Universe. He also won Mr. Olympia 7 times. He is considered one of the greatest bodybuilders of all time along with being the most charismatic person in the body building industry. He gained record-breaking fame in his acting career as well. Arnold also served as the Governor of California. Even as a politician he remained a favorite person of the public. He never remained ordinary in any field he indulged into. He was called the “Austrian Oak” by people.

The charm and aura people feel around him are unable to describe. We’ve collected some famous Arnold Schwarzenegger quotes for you to take a look at his life, personality and worldview.

  • If you don’t believe in yourself, then how will anyone else believe in you?

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

  • The more knowledge you have, the more you're free to rely on your instincts.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

  • Everybody pities the weak; jealousy you have to earn.

  • 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.

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

  • 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.

  • The tenth or eleventh repetition of Barbell Curls, while your biceps are screaming in agony, may be the only way to develop championship arms.

  • I don’t walk away from things that I think are unfinished.

  • 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.

  • If you don’t have a vision of where you are going, if you don’t have a goal for where to go, you’ll drift around and never end up anywhere.

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

  • If I would have listened to the naysayers, I would still be in the Austrian Alps yodeling.

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

  • 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.

  • Training gives us an outlet for suppressed energies created by stress and thus tone the spirit just as exercise conditions the body.

  • It's simple, if it jiggles, it's fat.

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