Famous Quotes By Arnold Schwarzenegger


  1. As president, Reagan worked very well with Democrats to do big things. It is true that he worked to reduce the size of government and cut federal taxes and he eliminated many regulations, but he also raised taxes when necessary.
  2. Bodybuilding is much like any other sport. To be successful, you must dedicate yourself 100% to your training, diet and mental approach.
  3. Even with my divorce and with everything, I don't need money.
  4. Everything I have, my career, my success, my family, I owe to America.
  5. Failure is not an option. Everyone has to succeed.
  6. 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.
  7. Freedom is a right ultimately defended by the sacrifice of America's servicemen and women.
  8. Government's first duty and highest obligation is public safety.
  9. 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.
  10. I believe with all my heart that America remains 'the great idea' that inspires the world. It is a privilege to be born here. It is an honor to become a citizen here. It is a gift to raise your family here, to vote here, and to live here.
  11. I do the same exercises I did 50 years ago and they still work. I eat the same food I ate 50 years ago and it still works.
  12. I feel good because I believe I have made progress in rebuilding the people's trust in their government.
  13. I had this child, and it destroyed my family.
  14. I have a love interest in every one of my films: a gun.
  15. I have a private plane. But I fly commercial when I go to environmental conferences.
  16. I have plenty of money, unlike other Hollywood celebrities or athletes that have not invested well.
  17. 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 word that applies to me in any way - I hope it never will.
  18. I saw a woman wearing a sweatshirt with Guess on it. I said, Thyroid problem?
  19. I speak directly to the people, and I know that the people of California want to have better leadership. They want to have great leadership. They want to have somebody that will represent them. And it doesn't matter if you're a Democrat or a Republica
  20. I think that gay marriage should be between a man and a woman.
  21. I was striving to be the most muscular man, and it got me into the movies. It got me everything that I have.
  22. I welcome and seek your ideas, but do not bring me small ideas bring me big ideas to match our future.
  23. If you work hard and play by the rules, this country is truly open to you. You can achieve anything.
  24. I'm not looking for sympathy at all.
  25. In our society, the women who break down barriers are those who ignore limits.
  26. It's simple, if it jiggles, it's fat.
  27. Maria is the best reason to come home.
  28. Money doesn't make you happy. I now have $50 million but I was just as happy when I had $48 million.
  29. My body is like breakfast, lunch, and dinner. I don't think about it, I just have it.
  30. My own dreams fortunately came true in this great state. I became Mr. Universe I became a successful businessman. And even though some people say I still speak with a slight accent, I have reached the top of the acting profession.
  31. My relationship to power and authority is that I'm all for it. People need somebody to watch over them. Ninety-five percent of the people in the world need to be told what to do and how to behave.
  32. No matter the nationality, no matter the religion, no matter the ethnic background, America brings out the best in people.
  33. One of my movies was called 'True Lies.' It's what the Democrats should have called their convention.
  34. Political courage is not political suicide.
  35. Start wide, expand further, and never look back.
  36. Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.
  37. The best activities for your health are pumping and humping.
  38. The future is green energy, sustainability, renewable energy.
  39. The success I have achieved in bodybuilding, motion pictures, and business would not have been possible without the generosity of the American people and the freedom here to pursue your dreams.
  40. To restore the trust of the people, we must reform the way the government operates.
  41. We are a forward-looking people, and we must have a forward-looking government.
  42. Well, I think that California has had a history of always spending more money than it takes in.
  43. When the people become involved in their government, government becomes more accountable, and our society is stronger, more compassionate, and better prepared for the challenges of the future.
  44. Women are the engine driving the growth in California's economy. Women make California's economy unique.
  45. You know, nothing is more important than education, because nowhere are our stakes higher our future depends on the quality of education of our children today.

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