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.
Emanuel James Rohn (September 17, 1930 – December 5, 2009) professionally known as Jim Rohn, was an American entrepreneur, author and motivational speaker.
The ultimate reason for setting goals is to entice you to become the person it takes to achieve them.
To succeed in sales, simply talk to lots of people every day. And here's what's exciting- there are lots of people!
Never mistake the power of influence.
Self-education will make you a fortune.
It is the accumulative weight of our disciplines and our judgements that leads us to either fortune or failure.
Humans have the remarkable ability to get exactly what they must have. But there is a difference between a 'must' and a 'want.'
There are two ways to face the future. One way is with apprehension; the other is with anticipation.
The miracle of the seed and the soil is not available by affirmation; it is only available by labor.
The soil says, don't bring me your need, bring me your seed.
Successful people do what unsuccessful people are not willing to do. Don't wish it were easier; wish you were better.
The wind blows on us all, but it's how you set your sail that makes the difference.
Attitude drives actions. Actions drive results. Results drive lifestyles.
The greatest gift you can give to somebody is your own personal development.
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.
Direction determines destination.
Thanksgiving opens up the windows of the opportunity for ideas to flow your way.
Reading is essential for those who seek to rise above the ordinary.
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.
Those who will not read are no better off than those who cannot read.
Kids ought to have two bicycles, one to ride and one to rent.
Life responds to deserve and not to need.
We must learn to help those who deserve it, not just those who need it. Life responds to deserve not need.
What is easy to do is also easy not to do.
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!
Each person entering our world brings either a contribution or destruction.
The bigger the 'why' the easier the 'how.'
Be fascinated instead of frustrated.
Sharing makes you bigger than you are. The more you pour out, the more life will be able to pour in.
Reasons come first. Answers come second.
Lack of homework shows up in the marketplace as well as in the classroom.
Love is much deeper than a feeling. Love is a commitment we make to people to always treat that person right and honorably.
Don't blow your own horn, or you might just miss the music.
Average people look for ways of getting away with it; successful people look for ways of getting on with it.
Don't look for things to be easier, look for you to be better.
Emotions are the fuel and the mind is the pilot which together propel the ship of civilized progress.
Tyranny knows no restraint of appetite.
If it's raining you can't fix the roof, if it's not raining it doesn't need to be fixed.
The reason why I spend so much money for my journals is to press me to find something valuable to put in them.
Success Recipe: 2 cups faith, 2 cups love, 1 cup hard work, 1 cup persistence, 1 tbsp vision and a dash of swagger.
Treat the past as a school.
Humility is a virtue; timidity is an illness.
Accuracy builds credibility.
Getting and becoming are siamese twins. If you want more than you have, you have to become more than you are.
Profits are better than wages. Wages make you a living; profits make you a fortune.
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.
All values must be won by contest, and after they have been won, they must be defended.
It can be dangerous to weaken the strong in our attempts to strengthen the weak.
Don't set your goals too low. If you don't need much, you won't become much.
Make rest a necessity, not an objective. Only rest long enough to gather strength.
If you don't change what you are doing today, all of your tomorrows will look like yesterday.
Nourish the mind like you would your body. The mind cannot survive on junk food.
The reason why most people face the future with apprehension instead of anticipation is because they don't have it well designed!
If you just communicate, you can get by. But if you communicate skillfully, you can work miracles.
Whether you stay six weeks, six months or six years, always leave it better than you found it.
Learn to express rather than impress. Expressing evokes a 'me too' attitude while impressing evokes a 'so what' attitude.
Happiness is the art of learning how to get joy from your substance.
Whatever you do not employ, you forfeit.
We need to give thought, but we also need to take action. You need to dream without just being a dreamer.
Nothing is more powerful for your future than being a gatherer of good ideas and information. That's called doing your homework.
If you share a good idea long enough, it will eventually fall on good people.
In order to achieve goals you have not achieved before you have to become someone you haven't been before.
Learn how to turn frustration into fascination. You will learn more being fascinated by life than you will by being frustrated by it.
One of the best places to start to turn your life around is by doing whatever appears on your mental I should list.
Showing a profit means touching something and leaving it better than you found it.
We must be careful not to let our current appetites steal away any chance we might have for a future feast.
The key factor that will determine your financial future is not the economy; the key factor is your philosophy.
Riches do not come by crossing your fingers and walking through the day hoping. Riches and wealth comes from well-laid plans.
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.
Show your contempt for the problem and your concern for the person.
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.
Develop a childlike fascination with life and people.
All human beings have the ability to transform like a caterpillar emerging from its cocoon and taking to the sky.
Count the cost first. Don't pay too big a price for pursuing minor values.
There is no greater leadership challenge than parenting.
Ideas are information taking shape.
Find someone who is willing to share the truth with you.
Decision making can sometimes seem like inner civil war.