Arnold Schwarzenegger
Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger (born July 30, 1947) is an Austrian-American former professional bodybuilder, actor
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, businessman, investor
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, and politician
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. Schwarzenegger served as the 38th Governor of California from 2003 until 2011.

Schwarzenegger began to weight train at the age of 15 years old. He was awarded the title of Mr. Universe
World Amateur Bodybuilding Championships
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 at age 20 and went on to win the Mr. Olympia
Mr. Olympia
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 contest seven times.

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.

A profile in U.S. News and World Report (1990)

These kids come to me and ask, 'Hey Arnie, are you God?'. I just laugh and say 'Nice try, but keep looking.'

Interview with BASE magazine (2005).