The notorious actor, businessman, politician and 7 times Mr. Olympia was born in Thai, a small village located in the Austrian state of Styria. Although he came from a modest background, he soon began to develop his reputation as a bodybuilder. He moved to the USA to pursue his dreams and at age 20, The Austrian Oak was named the youngest ever recipient of the Mr. Universe title, which still holds to this day. He later won five such titles and seven Mr. Olympias. Since then, Arnold has starred in multiple Hollywood movies and has seen huge profit in the business industry. In 2003 he set aside his acting career to get involved in public service. Arnold was elected Governor of California, and stayed in office until 2010. He now devotes his time and resources to charitable organizations around the world.
Looking at Schawrzenegger’s career, it is clear why he’s been so influential. His goal oriented mindset as well as his integrity and ambition has surely contributed to such amount of success.
Here are our top 15 Arnold Schwarzenegger quotes.
Top 15 Arnold Schwarzenegger Quotes That Will Motivate You To Succeed
The resistance that you fight physically in the gym and the resistance that you fight in life can only build a strong character.
What is the point of being on this Earth if you are going to be like everyone else?
Positive thinking can be contagious. Being surrounded by winners helps you develop into a winner.
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?
If you want to turn a vision into reality, you have to give 100% and never stop believing in your dream.
Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Failure is not an option. Everyone has to succeed.
You have to remember something: Everybody pities the weak; jealousy you have to earn.
It’s not what you get out of life that counts. Break your mirrors! In our society that is so self-absorbed, begin to look less at yourself and more at each other. you’ll get more satisfaction from having improved your neighborhood, your town, your state, your country, and your fellow human beings than you’ll ever get from your muscles, your figure, your automobile, your house, or your credit rating.
The more knowledge you have, the more you’re free to rely on your instincts.