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Arnold Schwarzenegger – photos and quotes

"I can make a decision within one second. I don't ever wait for anyone else's opinion." -- Arnold Schwarzenegger (Bizarre Los Angeles)

“I can make a decision within one second. I don’t ever wait for anyone else’s opinion.” — Arnold Schwarzenegger

 

"I guarantee you Dustin Hoffman could not have gotten away with playing 'Conan the Barbarian.' When I see 'Death of a Salesman,' that would be very difficult for someone like me, who looks healthy and fit. People wouldn't believe it." -- Arnold Schwarzenegger (Bizarre Los Angeles)

“I guarantee you Dustin Hoffman could not have gotten away with playing ‘Conan the Barbarian.’ When I see ‘Death of a Salesman,’ that would be very difficult for someone like me, who looks healthy and fit. People wouldn’t believe it.” — Arnold Schwarzenegger

Photo: Conan the Barbarian (1982)

 

 

 

"I never think about what anyone's doing. I learned one thing in body building, and that is, never concern yourself with the competition. Just do your best job and you will win." -- Arnold Schwarzenegger (Bizarre Los Angeles)

“I never think about what anyone’s doing. I learned one thing in body building, and that is, never concern yourself with the competition. Just do your best job and you will win.” — Arnold Schwarzenegger

Photo: Conan the Destroyer (1984)

 

 

"I always look for something challenging and interesting to do. When I read 'Terminator,' I felt that the villains was the more interesting character. But everyone said, 'Don't do it. You should only play heroic parts.' I played the villain, and they were screaming and rooting for me." -- Arnold Schwarzenegger (Bizarre Los Angeles)

“I always look for something challenging and interesting to do. When I read ‘Terminator,’ I felt that the villains was the more interesting character. But everyone said, ‘Don’t do it. You should only play heroic parts.’ I played the villain, and they were screaming and rooting for me.” — Arnold Schwarzenegger

Photo: The Terminator (1984)

 

 

"My romance is with guns. I'm very much against women in action movies if they're just thrown in to get the female audience." -- Arnold Schwarzenegger (Bizarre Los Angeles)

“My romance is with guns. I’m very much against women in action movies if they’re just thrown in to get the female audience.” — Arnold Schwarzenegger

Photo: Commando (1985)

 

“By trying very hard to speak the English language well, you end up speaking too perfectly. You don’t speak it the way people say things but the way they write things.” — Arnold Schwarzenegger

Source: 1986

Photo: Raw Deal (1986)

 

 

"'Predator' wouldn't have any effects on kids. You can say the language, but what kids say today, I hear it all the time in my neighborhood." -- Arnold Schwarzenegger (Bizarre Los Angeles)

“‘Predator’ wouldn’t have any effects on kids. You can say the language, but what kids say today, I hear it all the time in my neighborhood.” — Arnold Schwarzenegger

Photo: Predator (1987)

 

 

"What sells now is action, comedy, violence or science fiction. Not love stories." -- Arnold Schwarzenegger (Bizarre Los Angeles)

“What sells now is action, comedy, violence or science fiction. Not love stories.” — Arnold Schwarzenegger

Photo: The Running Man (1987)

 

 

“When it comes to the kind of press I’ve gotten, I’m the most fortunate person in the world. Of all the articles and things in books that have been written about me, it’s been about 95 percent absolutely great. Without the press, I’m nothing; I don’t care what anybody says. You can have all the talent in the world, but if the press doesn’t tell anybody, it doesn’t matter.” — Arnold Schwarzenegger

Source: Jack Garner (1990)

Photo: Total Recall (1990)

 

 

 

"Every actor has one move that was meant for him, and usually they never top it again." -- Arnold Schwarzenegger (Bizarre Los Angeles)

“Every actor has one move that was meant for him, and usually they never top it again.” — Arnold Schwarzenegger

Photo: Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)

 

 

Last Action Hero was 12th in worldwide ranking of box office dollars. I wouldn’t call that a failure. It’s a personal failure because I wanted it to go through the roof but I guarantee 95 percent of the actors in this town would kiss the ground they walk on if they would have had the kind of grosses it had. You want everything you do to be successful, but whatever happens, happens.” — Arnold Schwarzenegger

Source: Bruce R. Miller (1994)

Photo: The Last Action Hero (1993)

 

 

“Maybe I do too much publicity. But if you’re not enthusiastic about your projects, who should be?” — Arnold Schwarzenegger

Source: Bruce R. Miller (1994)

Photo: True Lies (1994)

 

“Mr. Freeze reminded me very much of the Terminator, except with a different attitude.” — Arnold Schwarzenegger

Source: Tom Green (1996)

Photo: Batman and Robin (1996)

 

"I cannot be happy if I'm not useful. It's that simple. I get up and I have work to do. I am happy on a movie set. I wouldn't be happy to sit back. And do what? That's not my style. I will be doing things until I'm 6 feet under." -- Arnold Schwarzenegger (Bizarre Los Angeles)

“I cannot be happy if I’m not useful. It’s that simple. I get up and I have work to do. I am happy on a movie set. I wouldn’t be happy to sit back. And do what? That’s not my style. I will be doing things until I’m 6 feet under.” — Arnold Schwarzenegger

Photo: The Last Stand (2013)

 

 

 

 

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