85 Inspirational Jim Rohn Quotes

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85 Jim Rohn Quotes

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

2. “Start from wherever you are and with whatever you’ve got.”

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

4. “Success Recipe: 2 cups faith, 2 cups love, 1 cup hard work, 1 cup persistence, 1 tbsp vision and a dash of swagger.”

5. “Without constant activity, the threats of life will soon overwhelm the values.”

6. “You have two choices: You can make a living, or you can design a life.”

7. “Happiness is not by chance, but by choice.”

8. “How long should you try? Until.”

9. “For things to change, you have to change.”

10. “Miss a meal if you have to, but don’t miss a book.”

11. “Successful people have libraries. The rest have big screen TVs.”

12. “Don’t let your learning lead to knowledge. Let your learning lead to action.”

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

14. “Don’t just read the easy stuff. You may be entertained by it, but you will never grow from it.”

15. “The book you don’t read can’t help.”

16. “Leadership is the challenge to be something more than average.”

17. “Those who will not read are no better off than those who cannot read.”

18. “Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person you become.”

19. “The difference between where you are today and where you’ll be five years from now will be found in the quality of books you’ve read.”

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

21. “It isn’t what the book costs. It’s what it will cost you if you don’t read it.”

22. “Profits are better than wages. Wages make you a living; profits make you a fortune.”

23. “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.”

24. “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.”

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

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

27. “Your philosophy determines whether you will go for the disciplines or continue the errors.”

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

29. “Don’t wish it were easier, wish you were better.”

30. “For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward.”

31. “Money is usually attracted, not pursued.”

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

33. “Labor gives birth to ideas.”

34. “Failure is simply a few errors in judgment, repeated every day.”

35. “You don’t get paid for the hour. You get paid for the value you bring to the hour.”

36. “If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn’t need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around.”

37. “When you know what you want, and want it bad enough, you will find a way to get it.”

38. “Giving is better than receiving because giving starts the receiving process.”

39. “To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself: First, what could I do? Second, what could I read? And third, who could I ask?”

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

41. “Don’t bring your need to the marketplace, bring your skill. If you don’t feel well, tell your doctor, but not the marketplace. If you need money, go to the bank, but not the marketplace.”

42. “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.”

43. “Ideas can be life-changing. Sometimes all you need to open the door is just one more good idea.”

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

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

46. “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.”

47. “Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.”

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

49. “Make measurable progress in reasonable time.”

50. “Maturity is the ability to reap without apology and not complain when things don’t go well.”

51. “A good objective of leadership is to help those who are doing poorly to do well and to help those who are doing well to do even better.”

52. “The difficulties you meet will resolve themselves as you advance. Proceed, and light will dawn, and shine with increasing clearness on your path.”

53. “There are only 3 colors, 10 digits, and 7 notes; its what we do with them that’s important.”

54. “Affirmation without discipline is the beginning of delusion.”

55. “Success is steady progress toward one’s personal goals.”

56. “Some people claim that it is okay to read trashy novels because sometimes you can find something valuable in them. You can also find a crust of bread in a garbage can, if you search long enough, but there is a better way.”

57. “Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live.”

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

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

60. “It is the set of the sails, not the direction of the wind that determines which way we will go.”

61. “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.”

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

63. “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.”

64. “The more you care, the stronger you can be.”

65. “The walls we build around us to keep sadness out also keeps out the joy.”

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

67. “Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.”

68. “Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.”

69. “Take advantage of every opportunity to practice your communication skills so that when important occasions arise, you will have the gift, the style, the sharpness, the clarity, and the emotions to affect other people.”

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

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

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

73. “If you don’t like how things are, change it! You’re not a tree.”

74. “Character is a quality that embodies many important traits, such as integrity, courage, perseverance, confidence and wisdom. Unlike your fingerprints that you are born with and can’t change, character is something that you create within yourself and must take responsibility for changing.”

75. “The big challenge is to become all that you have the possibility of becoming. You cannot believe what it does to the human spirit to maximize your human potential and stretch yourself to the limit.”

76. “You cannot change your decision overnight, but you can change your direction overnight.”

77. “Discipline has within it the potential for creating future miracles.”

78. “Life is not just the passing of time. Life is the collection of experiences and their intensity.”

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

80. “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.”

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

82. “Learning is the beginning of wealth. Learning is the beginning of health. Learning is the beginning of spirituality. Searching and learning is where the miracle process all begins.”

83. “Your personal philosophy is the greatest determining factor in how your life works out.”

84. “We must all wage an intense, lifelong battle against the constant downward pull. If we relax, the bugs and weeds of negativity will move into the garden and take away everything of value.”

85. “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.”