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.
Everybody wants to be a bodybuilder, but don't nobody wanna lift no heavy ass weight.
Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.
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.
If you always do what you did, you'll always get what you got.
I have found the Iron to be my greatest friend. It never freaks out on me, never runs. Friends may come and go. But two hundred pounds is always two hundred pounds
You can do it, as long as you really believe 100 percent.
I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.'
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.
The last three or four reps is what makes the muscle grow.
There are plenty of difficult obstacles in your path. Don't allow yourself to become one of them.
The worst thing I can be is the same as everybody else. I hate that.
Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.
Fall down seven times, get up eight.
It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Failure will not overcome me so long as my will to succeed is stronger
The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.
Bodybuilding is much like any other sport. To be successful, you must dedicate yourself 100% to your training, diet and mental approach.
And I quoted from Nietzsche: That which does not kill me, makes me stronger.
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.