Jim Rohn Quotes

Jim Rohn quotes are a source of inspiration to many, particularly in the business world. Rohn was an American businessman and entrepreneur who later became a motivational speaker, presenting seminars all around the world for many years. He was born in 1930 and died in 2009.

He is known for his wisdom and philosophies on business success and personal development. Please enjoy our collection of motivational and inspirational Jim Rohn quotes…

Jim Rohn Quotes

Jim Rohn Quotes - Either you run the day

“Either you run the day, or the day runs you.”

“The more you know the less you need to say.”

“Don’t wish it was easier, wish you were better. Don’t wish for less problems, wish for more skills. Don’t wish for less challenge, wish for more wisdom.”

“Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.”

“Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.”

“Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.”

“The challenge of leadership is to be strong, but not rude; be kind, but not weak; be bold, but not bully; be thoughtful, but not lazy; be humble, but not timid; be proud, but not arrogant; have humor, but without folly.”

“Time is more value than money. You can get more money, but you cannot get more time.”

Learn How To Be Happy - Jim Rohn Quote

“Learn how to be happy with what you have while you pursue all that you want.”

“Excuses are the nails used to build a house of failure.”

“Character isn’t something you were born with and can’t change, like your fingerprints. It’s something you weren’t born with and must take responsibility for forming.”

“Work hard at your job and you can make a living. Work hard on yourself and you can make a fortune.”

Jim Rohn Quotes - Days are expensive

“Days are expensive. When you spend a day you have one less day to spend. So make sure you spend each one wisely.”

“If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.”

“The few who do are the envy of the many who only watch.”

“Let others lead small lives, but not you… Let others argue over small things, but not you… Let others cry over small hurts, but not you.. Let others leave their future in someone else’s hands, but not you.”

“Whoever renders service to many puts himself in line for greatness – great wealth, great return, great satisfaction, great reputation, and great joy.”

“You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.”

“You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.”

“Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day.”

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“We must all suffer one of two things: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment.”

“Success is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.”

“Poor people have big TV’s. Rich people have big libraries.”

“Asking is the beginning of receiving. Make sure you don’t go to the ocean with a teaspoon. At least take a bucket so the kids won’t laugh at you.”

“The worst thing one can do is not to try, to be aware of what one wants and not give in to it, to spend years in silent hurt wondering if something could have materialized – never knowing.”

“If you really want to do something, you’ll find a way. If you don’t, you’ll find an excuse.”

“If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.”

“If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.”

“Don’t join an easy crowd; you won’t grow. Go where the expectations and the demands to perform are high.”

“Better understated than overstated. Let people be surprised that it was more than you promised and easier than you said.”

“Success is neither magical nor mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying basic fundamentals.”

“Motivation alone is not enough. If you have an idiot and you motivate him, now you have a motivated idiot.”

“No one else ‘makes us angry.’ We make ourselves angry when we surrender control of our attitude.”

“The major value in life is not what you get. The major value in life is what you become.”

“The greatest gift you can give somebody is your own personal development. I used to say, ‘If you will take care of me, I will take care of you.’ Now I say, ‘I will take care of me for you, if you will take care of you for me.'”

“Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value.”

“It doesn’t matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You cannot make progress without making decisions.”

“Each of us has two distinct choices to make about what we will do with our lives. The first choice we can make is to be less than we have the capacity to be. To earn less. To have less. To read less and think less. To try less and discipline ourselves less. These are the choices that lead to an empty life. These are the choices that, once made, lead to a life of constant apprehension instead of a life of wondrous anticipation And the second choice? To do it all! To become all that we can possibly be. To read every book that we possibly can. To earn as much as we possibly can. To give and share as much as we possibly can. To strive and produce and accomplish as much as we possibly can.”

“Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.”

“If you go to work on your goals, your goals will go to work on you. If you go to work on your plan, your plan will go to work on you. Whatever good things we build end up building us.”

“Things that I felt absolutely sure of but a few years ago, I do not believe now. This thought makes me see more clearly how foolish it would be to expect all men to agree with me.”

“If you just communicate, you can get by. But if you communicate skilfully, you can work miracles.”

“If you want to be a leader who attracts quality people, the key is to become a person of quality yourself.”

“I have found in life that if you want a miracle you first need to do whatever it is you can do – if that’s to plant, then plant; if it is to read, then read; if it is to change, then change; if it is to study, then study; if it is to work, then work; whatever you have to do. And then you will be well on your way of doing the labor that works miracles.”

Jim Rohn Quotes

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