Do not fear your potential and do not let others stand in your way—physically, socially, or verbally. Be driven and people will fear you a little. Have you ever met a humble bodybuilding champion? No? Why not? Because humility—a terrific trait in most social settings—is worthless in the weight room. Be brazen, bold, and confident. That attitude will help you finish.
"I knew I was a winner back in the late sixties," Arnold said. "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."