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47 Jim Rohn Quotes About Life, Business And Success

Jim Rohn was an American businessman, motivational speaker, and author who was a self made millionaire by the age of 30.

Rohn was really big on the power of self discipline and personal development.

So rather you’re on a quest to find success in business or life, or want to become more disciplined in anything, I hope you find value is one of these top Jim Rohn quotes.

Jim Rohn Quotes On Change

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

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

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

4. “Take care of your body, it’s the only place you have to live.”

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

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

7. “Whatever good things we build end up building us.”

8. “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.”

9. “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.”

10. “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.”

Inspirational Jim Rohn Quotes

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

12. “You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight.”

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

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

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

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

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

18. “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.”

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

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

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Jim Rohn Quotes On Life and Success

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

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

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

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

25. “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.”

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

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

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

29. “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.”

30. “Take time to gather up the past so that you will be able to draw from your experience and invest them in the future.”

Other Motivational Jim Rohn Quotes

31. “Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don’t fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.”

32. “Part of your heritage in this society is the opportunity to become financially independent.”

33. “Words do two major things: they provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness.”

34. “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.”

35. “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.”

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

37. “Give whatever you are doing and whoever you are with, the gift of your attention.”

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

39. “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.”

40. “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.”

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

42. “Success is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.”

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

44. “Make measurable progress in reasonable time.”

45. “The reason that fiction is more interesting than any other form of literature, to those who really like to study people, is that in fiction the author can really tell the truth without humiliating himself.”

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

47. “Never wish your life was easier, wish you were better.”

Which one of these Jim Rohn quotes were your favorite? Let us know in the comments below.