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arnold schwarzenegger motivation quotes

Arnold Schwarzenegger is a household name these days. He’s well known all over the world for the countless achievements he’s made in his life time, with just a few of them being; world champion bodybuilder, Hollywood superstar, successful entrepreneur, philanthropist, Governor of California, and best-selling author. To be sure, the man is a titan, and knows a thing or two about high achievement and success. As such, we’ve decided to publish the greatest Arnold Schwarzenegger quotes to help you find the motivation to achieve at a similar level.

“Work Your Ass Off, There Is No Magic Pill”

We’ve zeroed in on some of Arnold’s greatest quotes, like the one above, to help inspire you to strive for, and reach your potential. So, be sure to pay close attention to each quote, as they have within them the clues he has laid out for us over the years on what it takes to become successful.

So, without further ado, we hope you enjoy these inspiring Arnold Schwarzenegger quotes on success.

35 Motivational Arnold Schwarzenegger Quotes on Success

Arnold Schwarzenegger Quotes on Success

1.  “If you don’t have a goal, if you don’t have a vision, you’ll just drift around.  And you’re not going to be happy.”  –  Arnold Schwarzenegger

2.  “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.”  –  Arnold Schwarzenegger

3.  “Winners fail and get up, fail and get up, fail and get up, you always get up.  That is a winner!”  –  Arnold Schwarzenegger

4.  “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.”  –  Arnold Schwarzenegger

5.  “The worst thing I can be is the same as everybody else.”  –  Arnold Schwarzenegger

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

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

8.  “What is the point of being on this Earth if you are going to be like everyone else?”  –  Arnold Schwarzenegger

9.  “There are no shortcuts—everything is reps, reps, reps.”  –  Arnold Schwarzenegger

10. Work your ass off.  There is no magic pill.”  –  Arnold Schwarzenegger

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11.  “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.”  –  Arnold Schwarzenegger              

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

13.  “If you don’t have a vision of where you are going, if you don’t have a goal  for where to go, you’ll drift around and never end up anywhere.”  –  Arnold Schwarzenegger

14.  “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.”  –  Arnold Schwarzenegger 

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

16.  “Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths.”  –  Arnold Schwarzenegger

17.  “Learned helplessness is the giving-up reaction, the quitting response that follows from the belief that whatever you do doesn’t matter.”  –  Arnold Schwarzenegger

18.  “At the age of 20 I went to London and won the Mr. Universe contest as the youngest Mr. Universe ever, and it was because I had a goal.”  –  Arnold Schwarzenegger

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

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

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21.  “You’ve got to have a purpose no matter what you do in life.”  –  Arnold Schwarzenegger

22.  “You can’t get around the hard work, it doesn’t matter who it is.”  –  Arnold Schwarzenegger

23.  “Don’t be afraid of failing because there is nothing wrong with failing.  You have to fail in order to climb that ladder.”  –  Arnold Schwarzenegger

24.  “I hate plan B.”  –  Arnold Schwarzenegger

25.  “It is very important to understand that we function better if there is no safety net, because plan B become a safety net.”  –  Arnold Schwarzenegger

26.  “What is not okay, is when you fail you stay down.  Whoever stays down is a loser.”  –  Arnold Schwarzenegger

27.  “I was poor because I didn’t have anything.  I had no money, I had no things, we had no TV, we had no refrigerator, we had nothing as kids.  But I was rich because I had a dream.”  –  Arnold Schwarzenegger

28.  “I don’t like being comfortable.  Once you get used to it, it’s hard to give up.  I’d rather stay hungry.”  –  Arnold Schwarzenegger

29.  “I was always very intense.  As a kid already I was very intense, and I was very hungry.  I always wanted to be the best, I always to be number one, I always wanted to get to the top.  I never believed in just getting by.”  –  Arnold Schwarzenegger

30.  “If you are going to accomplish anything, you have to think big and shoot for the stars.”  –  Arnold Schwarzenegger

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31.  “You have to create a goal for yourself, whatever that may be, a short term goal and long term goal, you have to go after that.  And if you do not see if, and if you do not believe it, who else will?”   –  Arnold Schwarzenegger

32. “Never think small. Think Big.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger

33.  “Have a vision, think big, ignore the naysayers, work your ass off, and give back and change the world.  Because if not us, then who, if not now, then when?”  –  Arnold Schwarzenegger

 34.  “What divides one from a champion and one from not being a champion, if you can go through this pain barrier you may get to be a champion, if you can’t go through, forget it.”  –  Arnold Schwarzenegger

35.  “I could not wait to lift another 500 pounds in the squats,  I could not wait to do another 1000 sit ups.  I could not wait to do bench press, more bench press and more curls until I couldn’t move my arms anymore.  Because I knew every rep got me closer to standing on that stage as a champion.  As a matter of fact, when I lifted weights, it didn’t really feel like I was lifting weights, I felt like I was lifting a trophy over my head each time I lifted, and to have all those body builders around me and thousands of people screaming.”  –  Arnold Schwarzenegger

Bonus Arnold Schwarzenegger Quote

“Always discover your vision, and the rest will follow.”  –  Arnold Schwarzenegger

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Final Thoughts

Now that you’ve tattooed these Arnold Schwarzenegger quotes into your mind, we hope you’re ready to dive into getting started on any dreams you’ve been holding back on. May these success insights push you to reach all the great achievements you are destined for.

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Till next time,