Arnold Schwarzenegger Quotes

The body always fails first, not the mind. The trick is to make the mind work for you, not against you.
“The body always fails first, not the mind. The trick is to make the mind work for you, not against you.”
You can have results or excuses. Not both.
“You can have results or excuses. Not both.”
The wolf on the hill is not as hungry as the wolf climbing the hill.
“The wolf on the hill is not as hungry as the wolf climbing the hill.”
The worst thing I can be is the same as everybody else.
“The worst thing I can be is the same as everybody else.”
The last three or four reps is what makes the muscle grow. This area of pain divides the champion from someone who is not a champion.
“The last three or four reps is what makes the muscle grow. This area of pain divides the champion from someone who is not a champion.”
Vision creates faith and faith creates willpower. With faith there is no anxiety and no doubt - just absolute confidence in yourself.
“Vision creates faith and faith creates willpower. With faith there is no anxiety and no doubt - just absolute confidence in yourself.”
Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.
“Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.”
The resistance that you fight physically in the gym and the resistance that you fight in life can only build a strong character.
“The resistance that you fight physically in the gym and the resistance that you fight in life can only build a strong character.”
Strength doesn't come from winning.
“Strength doesn't come from winning.”
Anger is more constructive than despair.
“Anger is more constructive than despair.”
Positive thinking can be contagious. Being surrounded by winners helps you develop into a winner.
“Positive thinking can be contagious. Being surrounded by winners helps you develop into a winner.”
Pain makes me grow. Growing is what I want. Therefore, for me pain is pleasure.
“Pain makes me grow. Growing is what I want. Therefore, for me pain is pleasure.”
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.
“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.”
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.
“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.”
You've got to help others. Don't just think about yourself. Help others.
“You've got to help others. Don't just think about yourself. Help others.”
You can have the best ship in the world, but if the captain doesn't know where to go, he's going to just drift around and is going to get lost.
“You can have the best ship in the world, but if the captain doesn't know where to go, he's going to just drift around and is going to get lost.”
Training gives us an outlet for suppressed energies created by stress and thus tones the spirit just as exercise conditions the body.
“Training gives us an outlet for suppressed energies created by stress and thus tones the spirit just as exercise conditions the body.”
I wasn't there to compete. I was there to win.
“I wasn't there to compete. I was there to win.”
The best activities for your health are pumping and humping.
“The best activities for your health are pumping and humping.”
You have to remember something: Everybody pities the weak; jealousy you have to earn.
“You have to remember something: Everybody pities the weak; jealousy you have to earn.”
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.
“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.”