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Inspiring Arnold Schwarzenegger Quotes To Kickstart Your Day

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Arnold is one of the most iconic and successful people in the world. He’s accomplished quite a bit throughout his lifetime up to this point.

From being an icon in the fitness and bodybuilding world, acting in a number of blockbuster films and serving as the Governor of California, we can learn a lot of wisdom from him on what it really takes to be successful.

In today’s post, we will be highlighting some of Arnold Schwarzenegger’s most inspiring quotes and sayings to inspire and motivate you to keep pushing and never give up on whatever goals you are working towards.

55 Inspiring Arnold Schwarzenegger Quotes 

“What we face may look insurmountable, but what I learned is that we are always stronger than we know.”

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

“All I would say is that I find joy in the gym because every rep and every set is getting me one step closer to my goal.”

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

“The meaning of life is not simply to exist, to survive; but to move ahead, to go up, to achieve, to conquer.”

“Just remember, you can’t climb the ladder of success with your hands in your pockets.”

“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.”

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

“You were born to win, but to be a winner, you must plan to win, prepare to win, and expect to win.”

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

“We all have great inner power. The power is self-faith. There’s really an attitude to winning. You have to see yourself winning before you win. And you have to be hungry. You have to want to conquer.”

Arnold Schwarzenegger Quotes about Life and Success

“Always discover your vision and the rest will follow.”

“You must see it. You must believe it. And then you must never stop working to make it happen.”

“You can have results or excuses. Not both.”

“Pain makes me grow. Growing is what I want. Therefore, for me pain is pleasure.”

“99% of the people in the world need to be told what to do and how to behave.”

“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.”

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

“Early to be, early to his, work like hell and advertise.”

“There are no shortcuts. Everything is reps reps reps.”

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“As you go off into the world, remember six rules: Trust yourself. Break some rules. Don’t be afraid to fail. Ignore the naysayers. Work like hell. Give something back.”

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

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

“Start wide, expand further, and never look back.”

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

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

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

“When you think you can’t, you better convince yourself you can and push harder.”

“Work your ass off. There is no magic pill.”

“If it’s hard to remember, it’ll be difficult to forget.”

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

Other Motivating and Famous Quotes by Arnold Schwarzenegger

“You have to build the ultimate physical machine. But also the ultimate mind.”

“The best activities for your health are pumping and humping.”

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

“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 world that applies to me in anyway. I hope it never will.”

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

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

“If you can go through this pain period, you may get to be a champion. If you can’t go through, forget it.”

“Success is the sum of small efforts repeated daily.”

“I was always dreaming about very powerful people – dictators and things like that. I was just always impressed by people who could be remembered for hundreds of years, or even like Jesus, be remembered for thousands of years.”

“Milk is for babies. When you grow up you have to drink beer.”

“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.”

“Though you may not realize it now, you’ll eventually recognize it when you take the same disciplined approach in tackling a particular challenge.”

“I’m not looking for sympathy at all.”

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

“Don’t be afraid to fail. Anything I’ve ever attempted, I was always willing to fail.”

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

“I’ll be back.”

Which of these quotes were your favorite? 

Arnold’s words are motivating and inspiring. We hope you can use them to really push yourself in your own life, too! Remember that with hard work anything is possible.

His list of accomplishments, both in and out of the gym, are endless; but what really matters right now is that you can take his words of wisdom and motivation to really push yourselves more in life so that all of your dreams and goals can become a reality.

You’re more capable than you know! Let us know in the comments which Arnold Schwarzenegger quotes resonated the most with you.

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