Arnold Schwarzenegger

Born: July 30, 1947

Occupation: Former Governor of California

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Create a vision of who you want to be, and then live into that picture as if it were already true.

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Within five years, he had learned English and become the greatest bodybuilder in the world.

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Within ten years, he had earned his college degree and was a millionaire from his business enterprises in real estate, landscaping, and bodybuilding. He was also the winner of a Golden Globe Award for...

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Within twenty years, he was the world's biggest movie star, the husband of Maria Shriver, and an emerging Republican leader who was part of the Kennedy family.

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Thirty-six years after coming to America, the man once known by fellow body­builders as the Austrian Oak was elected governor of California, the seventh largest economy in the world.

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He led the state through a budget crisis, natural disasters, and political turmoil, working across party lines for a better environment, election reforms, and bipartisan solutions.

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With Maria Shriver, he raised four fantastic children. In the wake of a scandal he brought upon himself, he tried to keep his family together.

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Until now, he has never told the full story of his life, in his own voice.

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Just like in bodybuilding, failure is also a necessary experience for growth in our own lives, for if we're never tested to our limits, how will we know how strong we really are? How will we ever grow?

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I love Thanksgiving turkey... It's the only time in Los Angeles that you see natural breasts.

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I believe in the philosophy of staying hungry. If you have a dream and it becomes a reality, don't stay satisfied too long. Make up a new dream and hunt after that one and turn it into a reality.

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

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I went from being the Terminator to being the governator.

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I ask citizens and governments everywhere to do their part by conserving energy and reducing the use of fossil fuels for the good of the world community. This is our duty to those who share this world...

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We've got to let the people know that there is a necessity, it's not even an option, it's a necessity to have a chiropractor. As much as it is a necessity to have a dentist, if you have a dentist for the...

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I found the best way is to use Chiropractors, not only after injury, but also before injury.

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Just remember, you can't climb the ladder of success with your hands in your pockets.

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I set out to be the best and I am.

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Normal people can be happy with a regular life, but there is more to life than just plodding through an average existence.

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Desire something and don't just care what you have to go through to get it.

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Through discipline, and determination one can change anything and everything about him - his habits, his outlook on life

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Always listen to your inner voice, your instincts

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You have to fight, you have to have courage for what you really want

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Always have one possibility in mind and that is to go to the top, to be the best. Everything else should just be a means to that end.

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Concentrate on your goals. Do not allow other thoughts to enter your mind. If you allow them to, other things could take your concentration away from your ultimate aim.

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Mentally it is possible to break records, once you understand that, you can do anything.

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Almost anything difficult, any challenge takes time, patience, and hard work.

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The mind is incredible. Once you've gained mastery over it, channelling its powers positively, for your purpose you can do anything.

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The secret of success is to make your mind work for you - not against you. This means constantly being positive, constantly setting up challenges you can meet - either today, next week, or next month etc.

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The words "I Can't" should be permanently stricken from your vocabulary, especially the vocabulary of your thoughts. You must see yourself always growing and improving.

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When I was on my way to the podium a gentleman stopped me and said I was as good a politician as I was an actor. What a cheap shot.

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If you want to be a champion you cannot have any kind of an outside negative force coming in to deflect you.

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All of our deeply held dreams and aspirations require us to build on our common bonds.

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Bodybuilders and fitness people have been using chiropractic very extensively in order to stay healthy and fit. I found it was better to go to a chiropractor before you get injured. We are a perfect team,...

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It doesn't really matter what party you come from. I think the people appreciate that and they know that you're working together, that you can provide the kind of leadership to bring both of the parties...

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Trust yourself,..dig deep down and ask yourself who you want to be? Not what, but who?

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Kids nowadays...tend to go overboard [on] protein - something I believe to be totally unnecsssary...[I state in] my formula for basic good eating: Eat about one gram of protein for every two pounds of...

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We simply must do everything we can in our power to slow down global warming before it is too late...We can save our planet and also boost our economy at the same time.

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Someday the world is going to know who I am-just be hearing my first name.

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Together, we must renew our continued commitment to serve and pledge to bring a positive change to our communities.

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It all comes from the mind. I've seen the most incredible success stories because a person had a dream and it was so powerful no one could touch it. He'd feel it, believe it, think about it all day and...

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Here's what you must do. It's pretty simple, really, but I didn't say easy. It's what sets those who succeed apart from those who don't: You must have a sincere and burning desire to achieve what you dream,...

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So let me tell you, as you prepare to go off into the world, remember six rules: Trust yourself, Break some rules, Don't be afraid to fail, Ignore the naysayers, Work like hell, and Give something back.

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Where the mind goes the body will follow.

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You must see it. You must believe it. And then you must never stop working to make it happen.

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I cannot - nor will not - be ordinary. I have to keep training and seeking and growing. I have to stay hungry. It is my will and so has become my nature.

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

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I saw a woman wearing a sweatshirt with Guess on it. I said, Thyroid problem?

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Milk is for babies. When you grow up you have to drink beer.

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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...

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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.

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Bodybuilding is much like any other sport. To be successful, you must dedicate yourself 100% to your training, diet and mental approach.

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It's simple, if it jiggles, it's fat.

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The resistance that you fight physically in the gym and the resistance that you fight in life can only build a strong character.

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Training gives us an outlet for suppressed energies created by stress and thus tones the spirit just as exercise conditions the body.

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I think that gay marriage should be between a man and a woman.

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The best activities for your health are pumping and humping.

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Money doesn't make you happy. I now have $50 million but I was just as happy when I had $48 million.

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The worst thing I can be is the same as everybody else. I hate that.

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I have a love interest in every one of my films: a gun.

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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...

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Start wide, expand further, and never look back.

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Failure is not an option. Everyone has to succeed.

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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...

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My body is like breakfast, lunch, and dinner. I don't think about it, I just have it.

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In our society, the women who break down barriers are those who ignore limits.

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Learned helplessness is the giving-up reaction, the quitting response that follows from the belief that whatever you do doesn't matter.

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The writing is important, but the way you say the line and the pause you give it, the facial expression - all of that is very important.

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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...

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And now, of course this is another thing I didn't count on, that now as the governor of the state of California, I am selling California worldwide. You see that? Selling.

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I welcome and seek your ideas, but do not bring me small ideas; bring me big ideas to match our future.

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Well, you know, I'm the forever optimist.

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As long as I live, I will never forget that day 21 years ago when I raised my hand and took the oath of citizenship. Do you know how proud I was? I was so proud that I walked around with an American flag...

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One of my movies was called 'True Lies.' It's what the Democrats should have called their convention.

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You can scream at me, call me for a shoot at midnight, keep me waiting for hours - as long as what ends up on the screen is perfect.

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The future is green energy, sustainability, renewable energy.

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If you work hard and play by the rules, this country is truly open to you. You can achieve anything.

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Everything I have, my career, my success, my family, I owe to America.

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Freedom is a right ultimately defended by the sacrifice of America's servicemen and women.

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I have a private plane. But I fly commercial when I go to environmental conferences.

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

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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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Government's first duty and highest obligation is public safety.

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I am the most helpful and open up doors for everyone and I like to share.

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I'm addicted to exercising and I have to do something every day.

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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...

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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.

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No matter the nationality, no matter the religion, no matter the ethnic background, America brings out the best in people.

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I just use my muscles as a conversation piece, like someone walking a cheetah down 42nd Street.

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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.

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Even with my divorce and with everything, I don't need money.

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Gray Davis can run a dirty campaign better than anyone, but he can't run a state.

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I came to Hollywood and within a decade I was one of the biggest action stars of all time.

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If my life was a movie, no one would believe it.

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People should make up their own mind about what they think of me.

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Some information I just keep to myself.

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Teddy Roosevelt is still a hero among environmentalists for his conservationist policies.

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Women are the engine driving the growth in California's economy. Women make California's economy unique.

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For 20 years, Simon & Schuster asked me, 'Why don't you write your autobiography?'

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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.

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I can promise you that when I go to Sacramento, I will pump up Sacramento.

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I feel good because I believe I have made progress in rebuilding the people's trust in their government.

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I had this child, and it destroyed my family.

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I have plenty of money, unlike other Hollywood celebrities or athletes that have not invested well.

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I know a lot of athletes and models are written off as just bodies. I never felt used for my body.

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I made my fair share of mistakes.

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I think Americans are very patriotic.

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I think that people are interested seeing me on the screen.

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I told Warren if he mentions Prop. 13 one more time, he has to do 500 push-ups.

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I was striving to be the most muscular man, and it got me into the movies. It got me everything that I have.

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I would never exchange my life with anybody else's.

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Political courage is not political suicide.

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Politically there were failures. And also on the personal level, there were tremendous failures.

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Well, I think that California has had a history of always spending more money than it takes in.

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What's fascinating is, people in Washington would rather spend time in Hollywood, and people in Hollywood would rather spend time in Washington.

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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.

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I was born in Europe... and I've traveled all over the world. I can tell you that there is no place, no country, that is more compassionate, more generous, more accepting, and more welcoming than the United...

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I didn't leave bodybuilding until I felt that I had gone as far as I could go. It will be the same with my film career. When I feel the time is right, I will then consider public service. I feel that the...

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As you know, I'm an immigrant. I came over here as an immigrant, and what gave me the opportunities, what made me to be here today, is the open arms of Americans. I have been received. I have been adopted...

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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...

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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.

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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...

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People need to be insured so when you have an accident out there, or when something catastrophic happens to you, that you're covered and there's not someone else has to pay for you. That is as simple as...

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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...

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In this country, it doesn't make any difference where you were born. It doesn't make any difference who your parents were. It doesn't make any difference if, like me, you couldn't even speak English until...

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It's time to stop thinking of the Republican Party as an exclusive club where your ideological card is checked at the door, and start thinking about how we can attract more solution-based leaders like...

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My friend James Cameron and I made three films together - True Lies, The Terminator and Terminator 2. Of course, that was during his early, low-budget, art-house period.

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The biggest problem that we have is that California is being run now by special interests. All of the politicians are not anymore making the moves for the people, but for special interests and we have...

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When you campaign and have to participate in so many debates just to the win the nomination of your party, you've had a lot of practice. You get to figure out as you go from one debate to another where...

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It is impossible to be a maverick or a true original if you're too well behaved and don't want to break the rules. You have to think outside the box. That's what I believe. After all, what is the point...

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The greatest feeling you can get in a gym or the most satisfying feeling you can get in the gym is the pump. It feels fantastic. It's as satisfying to me as cumming is, you know, as in having sex with...

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When you see a blonde with great tits and a great ass, you say to yourself, 'Hey, she must be stupid or must have nothing else to offer', which maybe is the case many times. But then again there is the...

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I will always stay hungry, never satisfied with current accomplishments.

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Don't be afraid of making decisions.

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I think that if it is.. has to do with global warming, or if it has to do with raising the minimum wage, or if it has to do with lowering prescription drugs for vulnerable citizens.. all of those things...

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If I train the hardest, run the longest, go beyond what anyone else has the mental determination to do, I will be the winner.

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Combating climate change requires collaboration with many levels of government.

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Look for small victories and build on that. Each small victory, even if it is just getting up five minutes earlier, gives you confidence. You realize that these little victories make you feel great, and...

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The facts are there that we have created, man has, a self-inflicted wound that man has created through global warming.

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As governor I have seen the tremendous changes over the last few years; the amount of land that we have lost, the trees that we have lost, the homes that we have lost, lives that have been lost, and it...

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During the time I was in office we have seen the beginning of the elimination of the fire season completely and are having fires all year round. I think we have seen the major problem of the destruction...

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Climate change: I say the debate is over. We know the science, we see the threat and we know that the time for action is now

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The wolf on the hill is not as hungry as the wolf climbing the hill.

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I can zero in on a vision of where I want to be in the future. I can see it so clearly in front of me, when I daydream, it's almost a reality. Then I get this easy feeling, and I don't have to be uptight...

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Bodybuilders and fitness people have been using, very extensively, chiropractors in order to stay healthy and fit. Whenever I had a little problem with my body, I always ran to one of my dear friends,...

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That is not a drug. It's a leaf.

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Global warming is one of those things, not like an earthquake where there's a big bang and you say, 'Oh, my God, this is really, has hit us.' It creeps up on you. Half a degree temperature difference from...

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We have to show leadership in protecting our environment so that we have a future for our children and grandchildren.

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If I would have listened to the naysayers, I would still be in the Austrian Alps yodeling.

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The mind always fails first, not the body. The secret is to make your mind work for you, not against you.

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With strength and determination you can do anything you want in life, as long as you believe in yourself, because if you don't, no one else will.

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No matter what your dream is, you can make that dream a reality, ... If you dream about being a millionaire, you can be that. All you have to do is study and be smart.

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Look, I'm an immigrant, so I know what it is like to dream about coming to America and then to get here and be able to make your dreams a reality, ... Of course, there are millions of people who want to...

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When you're out there partying, horsing around, someone out there at the same time is working hard, someone is getting smarter, and somebody is winning, just remember that.

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If I can sell tickets to my movies like Red Sonja or Last Action Hero, you know I can sell just about anything.

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Not many people understand what a pump is. It must be experienced to be understood. It is the greatest feeling that I get. I search for this pump because it means that that my muscles will grow when I...

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When I was 15-years-old, I took off my clothes and looked in the mirror. When I stared at myself naked, I realized that to be perfectly proportioned I would need twenty-inch arms to match the rest of me.

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I have a good sense of my body in a bathing suit around people who appreciate what I'm doing, like a contest. Then I'm proud. On television I am proud. But on a beach most people are not experts. The general...

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The better you get, the less you run around showing off as a muscle guy. You know, you wear regular shirts-not always trying to show off what you have. You talk less about it. It's like you have a little...

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The only way to be a champion is by going through these forced reps and the torture and pain. That's way I call it the torture routine. Because it's like forced torture. Torturing my body. What helps me...

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Most bodybuilders only have a hazy notion of what they want to look like. They do not say, 'I am going to be a winner.' The negative impulses around the gym can be incredible. I would hear bodybuilders...

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My definition of a sport is that it's a physical activity that involves competition. Since bodybuilders certainly train and then compete, we are certainly a sport.

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The unique thing about bodybuilding is that when I compete it is just me on a stage alone. There is no field, no bat, no ball, no skis, no skates. All other athletes have to use equipment, like a football....

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You don't really see a muscle as a part of you, in a way. You see it as a thing. You look at it as a thing and you say well this thing has to be built a little longer, the bicep has to be longer; or the...

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Onstage I'm always different than offstage. I can be very friendly offstage, but onstage I will pull one trick after another on my competition to wipe him out, you know-because it's my living and I have...

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As a kid I always idolized the winning athletes. It is one thing to idolize heroes. It is quite another to visualize yourself in their place. When I saw great people, I said to myself: I can be there.

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We all have great inner power. The power is self-faith. There's really an attitude to winning. You have to see yourself winning before you win. And you have to be hungry. You have to want to conquer.

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My instinct was to win, eliminate anyone who is in competition, destroy my enemy, and move on without any kind of hesitation at all.

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Stay hungry, stay healthy, be a gentleman, believe strongly in yourself and go beyond limitations.

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Good things don't happen by coincidence. Every dream carries with it certain risks, especially the risk of failure. But I am not stopped by risks. Supposed a great person takes the risk and fails. Then...

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I'll be back always sounded a little girly to me.

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You can't tell a kid that it's time to exercise; that's a turn-off...you have to say 'Let's go to the park and have some fun.' Then you get them to do some running, play on the swings, practice on the...

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It's not what you get out of life that counts. Break your mirrors! In our society that is so self-absorbed, begin to look less at yourself and more at each other. you'll get more satisfaction from having...

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You'll get more from being a peacemaker than a warrior.

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I was always dreaming about very powerful people. Dictators and things like that. I was always impressed by people who could be remembered for hundreds of years. Even like Jesus, being remembered for thousands...

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Vision creates faith and faith creates willpower. With faith there is no anxiety and no doubt - just absolute confidence in yourself.

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Every year I make a plan. I do it. It will be done.

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I will not fail, I will not disappoint you, I will not let you down.

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People are always making a fuss over my $15-20-million salaries. Believe me, the amount is meaningless once my wife, Maria, finds out about it. She's already spent half of my salary from Terminator 7!

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What I'm doing is the thing I want to do. I don't care what other people think. I still will be a bodybuilder. I love it. I love the feeling in my muscles, I love the competition, and I love the things...

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Pain makes me grow. Growing is what I want. Therefore, for me pain is pleasure.

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I had a clear vision of myself winning the Mr. Universe contest. It was a very spiritual thing, in a way, because I had such faith in the route, the path, that there was never a question in my mind that...

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The secret is contained in a three-part formula I learned in the gym: self confidence, a positive mental attitude, and honest hard work.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger

You never want to fail because you didn't work hard enough.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger

The pain that you hold is yours. There is not a single pain quite like it. Nobody else on God's green earth can feel this pain, or have the indescribable feeling of pride you will have when you overcome...

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Arnold Schwarzenegger

"With my desire and drive, I definitely wasn't normal. Normal people can be happy with a regular life. I was different. I felt there was more to life than plodding through a normal existence... I have...

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Arnold Schwarzenegger

The Body Is Very Important, But The Mind Is MORE Important Than The Body

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Arnold Schwarzenegger

My only rule is to keep moving, for a pump and cardio at the same time. Rest as little as possible. After an hour, you will feel fantastic and your muscles won't know what hit them

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Arnold Schwarzenegger

Never follow the crowd. Go where it's empty.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger

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

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Arnold Schwarzenegger

If I can see it and believe it, then I can achieve it.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger

From the bodybuilding days on, I learned that everything is reps and mileage. The more miles you ski, the better a skier you become; the more reps you do, the better your body.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger

All I know is that the first step is to create a vision, because when you see the vision – the beautiful vision – that creates the want power.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger

I like the color red because it's a fire. And I see myself as always being on fire.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger

If I would do another 'Terminator' movie I would have Terminator travel back in time and tell Arnold not to have a special election.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger

If they don't have the guts to come up here in front of you and say, 'I don't want to represent you, I want to represent those special interests, the unions, the trial lawyers ... if they don't have the...

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Arnold Schwarzenegger

We have to make sure everyone in California has a great job. A fantastic job!

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Arnold Schwarzenegger

The public doesn't care about figures.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger

I have inhaled, exhaled everything.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger

Having chicks around is the kind of thing that breaks up the intense training. It gives you relief, and then afterward you go back to the serious stuff.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger

The c**k isn't a muscle so it doesn't grow in relation to the shoulders, say, or the pectorals. You can't make it bigger through exercise, that's for sure.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger

I admired Hitler, for instance, because he came from being a little man with almost no formal education, up to power. I admire him for being such a good public speaker and for what he did with it.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger

I can look at a chick who's a little out of shape and if she turns me on, I won't hesitate to date her. If she's a good f**k she can weigh 150 pounds, I don't care.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger

My relationship to power and authority is that I'm all for it.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger

I was born to be a leader. I love the fact that millions of people look up to me.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger

After watching mulattas shake it, I can totally understand why Brazil is devoted to my favorite body part, the ass.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger

Bodybuilders party a lot, and once, in Gold's--the gym in Venice, California, where all the top guys train there was a black girl who came out naked. Everybody jumped on her and took her upstairs, where...

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Arnold Schwarzenegger

I will not change. Because if you are successful and you change, you are an idiot.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger

I know now why you cry, but it's something I can never do.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger

Between your faith and my Glock nine millimeter, I'll take the Glock.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger

You have to think outside the box.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger

Anything I've ever attempted, I was always willing to fail.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger

You can't be paralyzed by fear of failure or you will never push yourself.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger

You keep pushing because you believe in yourself and in your vision and you know that it is the right thing to do, and success will come. So don't be afraid to fail!

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Arnold Schwarzenegger

I was elected to lead not to read.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger

I think that we have to do everything we can to work together, Democrats and Republicans, and then if we go the initiative route like we have done in the past, go together,

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Arnold Schwarzenegger

I am absolutely ecstatic about it, ... To say you are one of the 50 favorite villains and one of the 50 favorite heroes in the history of American motion pictures, that is unbelievable, and I felt very...

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Arnold Schwarzenegger

I've seen firsthand coming here with empty pockets but full of dreams, full of desire, full of will to succeed, but with the opportunities that I had, I could make it. This is why we have to get back and...

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Arnold Schwarzenegger

My fellow Americans, this is an amazing moment for me. To think that a once scrawny boy from Austria could grow up to become Governor of California and stand in Madison Square Garden to speak on behalf...

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Arnold Schwarzenegger

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.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger

I was also going to give a graduation speech in Arizona this weekend. But with my accent, I was afraid they would try to deport me.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger

For the hundreds of thousands of Californians in gay and lesbian households who are managing their day-to-day lives, this decision affirms the full legal protections and safeguards I believe everyone deserves.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger

Having a pump is like having sex. I train two, sometimes three times a day. Each time I get a pump. It's great. I feel like I'm coming all day.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger

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.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger

The more knowledge you have, the more you're free to rely on your instincts.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger

If you want to turn a vision into reality, you have to give 100% and never stop believing in your dream.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger

My CPU is a neural net processor; a learning computer.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger

If you don’t find the time, if you don’t do the work, you don’t get the results.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger

You have to remember something: Everybody pities the weak; jealousy you have to earn.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger

What is the point of being on this Earth if you are going to be like everyone else?

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Arnold Schwarzenegger

To those critics who are so pessimistic about our economy, I say: Don't be economic girlie men!

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Arnold Schwarzenegger

Marijuana... That's not a drug, that's a plant.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger

If it can bleed, we can kill it.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger

There are no shortcuts—everything is reps, reps, reps.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger

Confidence comes from victory, but strength comes from the struggle.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger

Experiencing pain in your muscles and aching, that's what makes the muscle grow. and that divides one from being a champion and one from not being a champion. If you can go through this pain barrier, you...

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Arnold Schwarzenegger

You can do it, as long as you really believe 100 percent.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger

The last three or four reps is what makes the muscle grow.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger

Vision creates faith and faith creates willpower.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger

The mind is incredible. Once you've gained mastery over it, channeling its powers positively for your purposes, you can do anything. I mean anything. The secret is to make your mind work for you not against...

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Arnold Schwarzenegger

There are some girls who are turned on by my body, and some others who are turned off. but for the majority i just use it as a conversation piece. like someone walking a cheetah down 42nd street would...

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Arnold Schwarzenegger

I never listen that you can't.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger

We made, actually, history, because it was the first time ever that doctors could prove that a lifelong Republican has a heart.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger

I never set limits or created mental barriers. You may have read that I imagined my biceps as big as mountain peaks when I did my curling exercises. This visualization process was essential if I was to...

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Arnold Schwarzenegger

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 in to your muscles and that's what we call...

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Arnold Schwarzenegger

I didn't mind basic training. It taught me that something that seems impossible at the start can be achieved.

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