Welcome to our collection of quotes (with shareable picture quotes) by Jim Rohn. We hope you enjoy pondering them and that you will share them widely.

Wikipedia Summary for Jim Rohn

Emanuel James Rohn (September 17, 1930 – December 5, 2009) professionally known as Jim Rohn, was an American entrepreneur, author and motivational speaker.

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The ultimate reason for setting goals is to entice you to become the person it takes to achieve them.

--Jim Rohn

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To succeed in sales, simply talk to lots of people every day. And here's what's exciting- there are lots of people!

--Jim Rohn
man facing women near forest

Never mistake the power of influence.

--Jim Rohn
dirt road to sunset

Self-education will make you a fortune.

--Jim Rohn
green ceramic mug beside book

It is the accumulative weight of our disciplines and our judgements that leads us to either fortune or failure.

--Jim Rohn

pink and white roses on white surface

Humans have the remarkable ability to get exactly what they must have. But there is a difference between a 'must' and a 'want.'

--Jim Rohn
white and blue ice in water

There are two ways to face the future. One way is with apprehension; the other is with anticipation.

--Jim Rohn
yellow sunflower in close up photography

The miracle of the seed and the soil is not available by affirmation; it is only available by labor.

--Jim Rohn
black sailing boat digital wallpaper

The soil says, don't bring me your need, bring me your seed.

--Jim Rohn
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Successful people do what unsuccessful people are not willing to do. Don't wish it were easier; wish you were better.

--Jim Rohn
tilt shift lens pink fetal flowers

The wind blows on us all, but it's how you set your sail that makes the difference.

--Jim Rohn
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Attitude drives actions. Actions drive results. Results drive lifestyles.

--Jim Rohn
high-angle photography of mountain at sunset

The greatest gift you can give to somebody is your own personal development.

--Jim Rohn
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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.

--Jim Rohn
Hey! I miss you

Direction determines destination.

--Jim Rohn
brown, black, and white butterfly on purple petaled flower photo

Thanksgiving opens up the windows of the opportunity for ideas to flow your way.

--Jim Rohn
woman standing on sunflower field

Reading is essential for those who seek to rise above the ordinary.

--Jim Rohn

Longer Version:

Reading is essential for those who seek to rise above the ordinary. We must not permit anything to stand between us and the book that could change our lives.


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

--Jim Rohn
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Kids ought to have two bicycles, one to ride and one to rent.

--Jim Rohn

boy wearing American flag print eyeglasses sticking his mouth open

Life responds to deserve and not to need.

--Jim Rohn
milky way wallpaper

We must learn to help those who deserve it, not just those who need it. Life responds to deserve not need.

--Jim Rohn
orange tabby cat on black textile

What is easy to do is also easy not to do.

--Jim Rohn
people near body of water

Don't let the learning from your own experiences take too long. If you have been doing it wrong for the last ten years, I would suggest that's long enough!

--Jim Rohn
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Each person entering our world brings either a contribution or destruction.

--Jim Rohn
woman in black shirt standing on yellow flower field during daytime

The bigger the 'why' the easier the 'how.'

--Jim Rohn
person holding hands

Be fascinated instead of frustrated.

--Jim Rohn

yellow sunflower on white wall

Sharing makes you bigger than you are. The more you pour out, the more life will be able to pour in.

--Jim Rohn
green-leafed trees during daytime

Reasons come first. Answers come second.

--Jim Rohn
grassland landscape

Lack of homework shows up in the marketplace as well as in the classroom.

--Jim Rohn
red textile in close up photography

Love is much deeper than a feeling. Love is a commitment we make to people to always treat that person right and honorably.

--Jim Rohn

blue ocean

Don't blow your own horn, or you might just miss the music.

--Jim Rohn

white and blue ice in water

Average people look for ways of getting away with it; successful people look for ways of getting on with it.

--Jim Rohn
yellow sunflowers under white clouds and blue sky

Don't look for things to be easier, look for you to be better.

--Jim Rohn
man sitting on concrete brick with opened laptop on his lap

Emotions are the fuel and the mind is the pilot which together propel the ship of civilized progress.

--Jim Rohn


autumn leaves on body of water

Tyranny knows no restraint of appetite.

--Jim Rohn
green trees under white sky during daytime

If it's raining you can't fix the roof, if it's not raining it doesn't need to be fixed.

--Jim Rohn

green ceramic mug beside book

The reason why I spend so much money for my journals is to press me to find something valuable to put in them.

--Jim Rohn

black and gray floral textile

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

--Jim Rohn
aerial photography of pine trees

Treat the past as a school.

--Jim Rohn
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Humility is a virtue; timidity is an illness.

--Jim Rohn
person holding sunflower

Accuracy builds credibility.

--Jim Rohn
green and white bird on black wire during daytime

Getting and becoming are siamese twins. If you want more than you have, you have to become more than you are.

--Jim Rohn

silhouette of man standing on rock while looking in sky

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

--Jim Rohn
Arizona landscape rocks

I used to say, I sure hope things will change. Then I learned that the only way things are going to change for me is when I change.

--Jim Rohn
rock formation surrounding by body of water

All values must be won by contest, and after they have been won, they must be defended.

--Jim Rohn
gray elephant

It can be dangerous to weaken the strong in our attempts to strengthen the weak.

--Jim Rohn

sunset with rainbow

Don't set your goals too low. If you don't need much, you won't become much.

--Jim Rohn
green trees under white sky during daytime

Make rest a necessity, not an objective. Only rest long enough to gather strength.

--Jim Rohn

man playing soccer during daytime

If you don't change what you are doing today, all of your tomorrows will look like yesterday.

--Jim Rohn
pink flower with green stem

Nourish the mind like you would your body. The mind cannot survive on junk food.

--Jim Rohn
yellow sunflower in close up photography

The reason why most people face the future with apprehension instead of anticipation is because they don't have it well designed!

--Jim Rohn


closeup photo of white petaled flowers

If you just communicate, you can get by. But if you communicate skillfully, you can work miracles.

--Jim Rohn

yellow sunflower on white wall

Whether you stay six weeks, six months or six years, always leave it better than you found it.

--Jim Rohn
time lapse photography body of water

Learn to express rather than impress. Expressing evokes a 'me too' attitude while impressing evokes a 'so what' attitude.

--Jim Rohn
person sitting on black surface looking to sky

Happiness is the art of learning how to get joy from your substance.

--Jim Rohn
Oak Creek Sedona

Whatever you do not employ, you forfeit.

--Jim Rohn
laughing woman photo

We need to give thought, but we also need to take action. You need to dream without just being a dreamer.

--Jim Rohn
yellow sunflower field under blue sky during daytime

Nothing is more powerful for your future than being a gatherer of good ideas and information. That's called doing your homework.

--Jim Rohn
yellow and blue painted wall

If you share a good idea long enough, it will eventually fall on good people.

--Jim Rohn
leafless tree

In order to achieve goals you have not achieved before you have to become someone you haven't been before.

--Jim Rohn


black mountain under blue sky during night time

Learn how to turn frustration into fascination. You will learn more being fascinated by life than you will by being frustrated by it.

--Jim Rohn
purple-petaled flower on selective focus photography

One of the best places to start to turn your life around is by doing whatever appears on your mental I should list.

--Jim Rohn

green trees under white sky during daytime

Showing a profit means touching something and leaving it better than you found it.

--Jim Rohn
black Corona typewriter on brown wood planks

We must be careful not to let our current appetites steal away any chance we might have for a future feast.

--Jim Rohn
lion on green grass during golden hour

The key factor that will determine your financial future is not the economy; the key factor is your philosophy.

--Jim Rohn
green leaf

Riches do not come by crossing your fingers and walking through the day hoping. Riches and wealth comes from well-laid plans.

--Jim Rohn


pink and blue sky with moon

Character is the result of hundreds and hundreds of choices you make that gradually turn who you are, at any given moment, into who you want to be.

--Jim Rohn
brown tree on surrounded by brown grass during golden hour

Show your contempt for the problem and your concern for the person.

--Jim Rohn
brown wooden board

Somebody says, 'Well, I can't be concerned about other people. About the best I can do is to take care of myself' Well, then you will always be poor.

--Jim Rohn
man in white and black button up shirt holding lighted candle

Develop a childlike fascination with life and people.

--Jim Rohn
man in blue jacket and blue pants carrying black and red backpack standing on snow covered

All human beings have the ability to transform like a caterpillar emerging from its cocoon and taking to the sky.

--Jim Rohn
crack in wall

Count the cost first. Don't pay too big a price for pursuing minor values.

--Jim Rohn

clear glass hour glass with black liquid

There is no greater leadership challenge than parenting.

--Jim Rohn
tall green flowering grasses under blue and white cloudy sky

Ideas are information taking shape.

--Jim Rohn
feet in stream

Find someone who is willing to share the truth with you.

--Jim Rohn
photo of outer space

Decision making can sometimes seem like inner civil war.

--Jim Rohn


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