Arnold Schwarzenegger Quotes

I was just always impressed by people who could be remembered for hundreds of years, or even, like Jesus, be for thousands of years remembered.” –in the 1977 film “Pumping Iron”


“I saw this toilet bowl. How many times do you get away with this — to take a woman, grab her upside down, and bury her face in a toilet bowl? I wanted to have something floating there … The thing is, you can do it, because in the end, I didn’t do it to a woman — she’s a machine! We could get away with it without being crucified by who-knows-what group.” -Arnold Schwarzenegger, describing a scene in “Terminator 3”


“Come with me if you want to live.” –in “Terminator 2”


“What is best in life: Crush your enemies; see them driven before you, and to hear the lamentation of the women!” –from “Conan the Barbarian”


“I’m not into politics, I’m into survival” –in “The Running Man”


“If it bleeds, we can kill it.” –in “Predator”


Franco is pretty smart, but Franco’s a child, and when it comes to the day of the contest, I am his father. He comes to me for advices. So it’s not that hard for me to give him the wrong advices.


Yes, definitely. Good bodybuilders have the same mind when it comes to sculpting, than a sculptor has.


Milk is for babies, when you get older you drink beer.


If you can go through the pain period, you make it to be a champion. If you can’t go through it, forget it. And that’s what most people lack: having the guts – the guts to go in and just say… “I don’t care what happens”


l have no fear of fainting in a gym… because l know it could happen. l threw up many times while l was working out. But it doesn’t matter, because it’s all worth it.”


When it comes to the day of contest, I am his father.
He comes to me for advices. So it’s not that hard for me to give him wrong advices.


I don’t have any WEAK Points. I had WEAK Points, a few years ago.
But my main thing in my mind is my goal always was to even out everything to the point that everything is perfect.


I don’t have any weak points. I had weak points three years ago, but my main thing in mind is, my goal always was, to even out everything to the point… that everything is perfect. Which means if I want to increase one muscle a half inch, the rest of the body has to increase. I would never make one muscle increase or decrease, because everything fits together now, and all I have to do is get my posing routine down more perfect, which is almost impossible to do, you know. It’s perfect already.


The greatest feeling you can get in a gym, or the most satisfying feeling you can get in the gym is… The Pump. Let’s say you train your biceps. Blood is rushing into your muscles and that’s what we call The Pump. You muscles get a really tight feeling, like your skin is going to explode any minute, and it’s really tight – it’s like somebody blowing air into it, into your muscle. It just blows up, and it feels really different. It feels fantastic.


It’s as satisfying to me as, uh, coming is, you know? As, ah, having sex with a woman and coming. And so can you believe how much I am in heaven? I am like, uh, getting the feeling of coming in a gym, I’m getting the feeling of coming at home, I’m getting the feeling of coming backstage when I pump up, when I pose in front of 5,000 people, I get the same feeling, so I am coming day and night. I mean, it’s terrific. Right? So you know, I am in heaven.


The most satisfying feeling you can get in the gym is ‘pump’. It is satisfying to me as Cumming is you know? As having sex with woman and Cumming so can you believe how much I am in heaven? I am like getting the feeling of cumming in the gym I am getting the feeling of cumming at home I am getting the feeling of cumming backstage when I pump up; when I pose out in front of 5000 people I get the same feeling so I am cumming day and night.


To restore the trust of the people, we must reform the way the government operates.


I am a big believer in education, because when I grew up in Austria – when I grew up in Austria I had a great education. I had great teachers.


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


People who say “it is impossible”, should not interrupt those who are trying to make it possible.


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


I went from being the Terminator to being the governor.


Failure is not an option. Everyone has to succeed.


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.


Start wide, expand further, and never look back.


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


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.


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.


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.