From being the 7 times Mr. Olympic champion to America’s most famous actor, Arnold Schwarzenegger is one of the most influential personalities in the field of bodybuilding and acting. Arnold was born on 30th July 1947 in Styria, Austria. He never liked living in Austria and wanted to move to some other place. He didn’t want to become a farmer or worker. One day he saw a documentary about America which made Arnold fell in love with the country. He loved the huge skyscrapers and 6 lane roads, after watching the documentary he knew where he wanted to settle.
Arnold found his purpose early in life when he saw a magazine cover with the picture of reg park, a 3 time Mr. Universe champion, and an actor. Arnold got inspired by reg park and wanted to do exactly what reg park did so he made bodybuilding and acting his greatest goal.
In 1967, at the age of 20 Arnold broke the records by becoming the youngest Mr. Universe ever. Still looking forward to a future in America. Joe Weider, the man behind the international federation of bodybuilding saw potential in Arnold and helped him in his immigration to America. In 1980 Arnold won his 7th consecutive Mr. Olympic title, setting a world record.
After achieving so much in bodybuilding, Arnold started his acting carrier in 1970. He won a golden globe award in 1976 for playing a significant role in the film “Stay Hungry.” In 1984 he made his first appearance in the film “The Terminator.” The role of terminator made him famous worldwide, The Terminator movies are the most successful movies delivered by Arnold in his acting carrier.
Arnold Schwarzenegger has lived an amazing life filled with different colors, he made many quotes throughout his life to motivate people towards their goals and visions. Some of the best quotes of Arnold are listed below.
Here Are The 15 Best Arnold Schwarzenegger Quotes For Success
1) Pain makes me grow, growing is what I want. Therefore, for me, pain is a pleasure.
Everyone is afraid of failure because failure gives us pain but the thing we don’t realize is that it is the ultimate thing that encourages us to grow. For Arnold, pain is a pleasure as he knew the more he’ll suffer from the pain the more he’ll grow. Turning pain into pleasure helps us to deal with different hardships of life without getting afraid of the outcome it contains.
2) If I can see it and believe it, then I can achieve it.
Having visions is not enough, believing in them can only change them into reality. Arnold always wanted to be a bodybuilding champion, the only thing that pushed him towards his dreams was he believe that he can achieve them. You have to believe in your vision even if it seems impossible to achieve. Believing is the first and the biggest step towards your goal.
3) If you want to turn a vision into reality, you have to give 100% and never stop believing in your dream.
Once you start believing in your vision next step is working hard towards achieving it. Hard work plays an important role as it shapes your vision. Once you start working hard, your vision becomes more clear to you. If you’re not getting the desired results, don’t give up on your vision, just believe that one day you will. Vision takes time to happen, believing in your vision and giving your 100% is the only way you can change it into reality.
4) What is the point of living on this earth if you’re gonna be like everyone else.
Living the same life as everyone else is easy but by doing so, you’re wasting your life. If you’re gonna be the same as other people then it’s no point in living life. If Arnold Schwarzenegger decided to live a simple life like other people then how would he become 7 times Mr. Olympic and created a great legacy? Everyone is unique as they carry different purposes in life. Stop living the same as others and start doing something different to create a great legacy.
5) Failure is not an option everyone has to succeed.
No one is a failure until someone stops trying. You have to keep on trying till you achieve your goal. Accepting failure will only bring you to regret, so keep working hard. The journey to success is full of failures, don’t give up. Take failure as a teacher but not as an option.
6) You have to remember something: Everybody pities the weak; jealousy you have to earn.
One of the most famous quotes of Arnold Schwarzenegger tells us about how people pity the weak by feeling sad for them but are slightly happy as they are not in the same position, people take joy in their betterment. Jealousy is something that is earned by doing something extraordinary. The jealousy of a person proves that you are better than them as they wanted to be like you.
7) Life’s 6 rules for success:
Break some rules
Don’t be afraid to fail
Ignore the Naysayers
Work like hell
Give something back
These 6 life rules are implemented by Arnold in his life. Following his rules will bring you success. Having trust is necessary if you’re working for your vision, trusting yourself brings patience, discipline, and ultimately success. Breaking some rules is not bad if you’re replacing them with the new ones. Failure is not something from which you get afraid, it is something from which you should learn. The naysayers will always say something, ignore it, and focus on your vision. Working like hell will bring you closer to your dreams. When you’ll be successful, help others to achieve their goals.
8) You can’t climb the ladder of success with your hands in your pocket.
Having a vision matters only if you work hard for it. Thinking that you can achieve success by relaxing and expecting that everything will be delivered by your fate is a worthless thought. You write your fate, so start working towards your vision. Keeping your hands in your pocket while thinking you can climb the ladder of success is not possible.
9) I don’t walk away from things that I think are unfinished.
Making excuses and keep on delaying the work creates problem resulting in regrets. Consistency is important if you’re working on something as it will save your time and increases the chances of achieving success. Arnold Schwarzenegger never skipped or delayed any workout, he hated to walk away from the unfinished work.
10) Strength doesn’t come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.
Success will never give you strength, the path which is traveled before achieving success gives you strength. The struggles and failures develop strength in you. Working through the hardships of life by not quitting is called strength.
11) If you don’t find the time, if you don’t do the work, you don’t get the results.
You have to make time for your goal to achieve it. Giving the right amount of time to your goal will bring great results. If you’re not getting the time you have to look for it, it’s not difficult to find time for your goal. Arnold Schwarzenegger worked 5-6 hours in the gym every day while he was preparing for bodybuilding championships. The amount of time he gave to his goal turned him into a champion. Start managing time for your goal as it plays an important role in your life.
12) Be hungry for success, hunger to make your mark, hunger 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.
Hunger drives you to achieve success in your life. Being hungry for your passion and for making a mark gives you success. Sharing your thoughts and ideas with the people, being recognized by large groups of people is what hunger serves you. Be hungry to help people when you’re successful.
13) The worst thing I can be is the same as everybody else, I hate that.
If you’ll not work hard to be different than others then how will you be successful? Being different from other people makes you unique. Doing things that are impossible to do by everyone else makes you unique. No one believed that a person can be a bodybuilder, an actor, and a politician all together till Arnold proved them wrong.
14) What we face may look insurmountable, but what I learned is that we are always stronger than we know.
We face many problems in our lives, many of them look insurmountable. Arnold from his life struggles, tells us that we are always more stronger and capable than we know. Success will come if we’ll not give up so keep trying to solve every problem regardless of how great it is to overcome.
15) A well-built physique is more than vanity. It shows discipline, dignity, and dedication. It requires patience, passion, and self-respect. It cannot be bought, stolen, or inherited. It cannot be held onto without constant work.
Building a strong and toned physique is not only defines your power or looks, it also shows your hard work, dedication, discipline, and dignity. It’s not easy to have a well-built physique as so much patience, passion, and self-respect are required. The best thing about a great physique is it can’t be bought, stolen, or inherited from your parents, you have to build one by working hard.