150+ Jim Rohn Quotes On Personal Development, Success

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Emanuel James Rohn famous with the name of  Jim Rohn was born on September 17 and was an American entrepreneur, author, and motivational speaker. He was popular for his philosophy, “Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.”

Rohn was born in Yakima, Washington, to a father who was a farmer and a mother who was a housewife and raised in a log cabin without running water or electricity. After teaching himself to read at the age of 3, he started to work at the age of 9, selling newspapers and shining shoes. At the age of 17, he moved to Seattle and started to work as a door-to-door encyclopedia salesman.

Jim Rohn Quotes On Change And Life

Rohn began his career as a distributor in 1955 under the mentorship of Earl Shoaff’s direct selling business AbundaVita. In 1957, He resigned and joined another company of Earl Shoaff named Nutri-Bio and worked under the same until it went out of business in the early 1960s.

In 1963 Rohn discovered his passion for public speaking. He started conducting seminars on personal development worldwide until his death in 2009.

Rohn has written more than 25 books but My Philosophy For Successful Living and The Art of Exceptional Living were the ones that propelled Rohn to international fame. Many of the trending motivational speakers including Tony Robbins, Jack Canfield, and Brian Tracy count Rohn as a mentor.

Here we are sharing a collection of Jim Rohn quotes on change, communication, discipline, and personal development for you to grow and achieve whatever you desire in your life.

Jim Rohn Quotes

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

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

“You cannot change your destination overnight but you can change your direction overnight.” ― Jim Rohn

“For things to change, you have to change.” ― Jim Rohn

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

“We generally change ourselves for one of two reasons—inspiration or desperation.” ― Jim Rohn

“If you grow, everything grows for you.” ― Jim Rohn

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

“Life does not get better by chance, it gets better by change.” ― Jim Rohn

“If you don’t change what you are doing today, all of your tomorrows will look like yesterday.” ― Jim Rohn

Jim Rohn Motivational And Inspirational Quotes

“Finding is reserved for those that search.” ― Jim Rohn

“If you just communicate, you can get by. But if you communicate skillfully, you can work miracles.” ― Jim Rohn

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

“Indecision is the thief of opportunity.” ― Jim Rohn

“Whether we are working to improve our health, wealth, personal achievement, or professional enterprise, the difference between triumphant success or bitter failure lies in the degree of our commitment to seek out, study, and apply those half dozen things.” ― Jim Rohn

“The difference between a goal-directed individual and someone without goals is like the difference between a Wimbledon champion and a kid batting a tennis ball around on a court with no net, no opponent to bring out the best in him, and no way of keeping score.” ― Jim Rohn

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

“I find it fascinating that most people plan their vacations with better care than they plan their lives. Perhaps that is because escape is easier than change.” ― Jim Rohn

“How long should you try? Until.” ― Jim Rohn

“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.” ― Jim Rohn

Jim Rohn Quotes On Change And Life

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

“The goal of effective communication should be for listeners to say, ‘Me, too!’ versus ‘So what?’” ― Jim Rohn

“All of life is a risk; in fact, we’re not going to get out alive. Casualness leads to casualties. Communication is the ability to affect other people with words.” ― Jim Rohn

“You must either modify your dreams or magnify your skills.” ― Jim Rohn

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

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

“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.” ― Jim Rohn

“What is powerful is when what you say is just the tip of the iceberg of what you know.” ― Jim Rohn

“The problem with waiting until tomorrow is that when it finally arrives, it is called today.” ― Jim Rohn

“Poor people spend their money and save what’s left, rich people save their money and spend what’s left.” ― Jim Rohn

Jim Rohn Quotes On Success

“Only by giving are you able to receive more than you already have.” ― Jim Rohn

“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.” ― Jim Rohn

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

“Give whatever you are doing and whoever you are with the gift of your attention.” ― Jim Rohn

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

“For every promise, there is a price to pay. If the promise is clear, the price is easy.” ― Jim Rohn

“Goals. There’s no telling what you can do when you get inspired by them. There’s no telling what you can do when you believe in them. There’s no telling what will happen when you act upon them.” ― Jim Rohn

“You want to set a goal that is big enough that in the process of achieving it you become someone worth becoming.” ― Jim Rohn

“For effective communication, use brevity. Jesus said, ‘Follow me.’ Now that’s brief! He could be brief because of all that he was that he didn’t have to say.” ― Jim Rohn

“Every time we speak, we choose and use one of four basic communication styles: assertive, aggressive, passive, and passive-aggressive.” ― Jim Rohn

Best Jim Rohn Quotes On Personal Development

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

“Time is more valuable than money. You can get more money, but you cannot get more time.” ― Jim Rohn

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

“You cannot speak that which you do not know. You cannot share that which you do not feel. You cannot translate that which you do not have. And you cannot give that which you do not possess. To give it and to share it, and for it to be effective, you first need to have it. Good communication starts with good preparation.” ― Jim Rohn

“The only healthy communication style is assertive communication.” ― Jim Rohn

“Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines practiced every day.” ― Jim Rohn

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

“We must learn to help those who deserve it, not just those who need it. Life responds to deserve not need.” ― Jim Rohn

“Without constant activity, the threats of life will soon overwhelm the values.” ― Jim Rohn

“We can have more than we’ve got because we can become more than we are.” ― Jim Rohn

Jim Rohn Quotes On Leadership And Discipline

“The stronger the ‘why,’ the easier the ‘how’ becomes.” ― Jim Rohn

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

“Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.” ― Jim Rohn

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

“Become a millionaire not for the million dollars, but for what it will make of you to achieve it.” ― Jim Rohn

“Life and business is like the changing seasons. You cannot change the seasons, but you can change yourself. Therein lies the opportunity to live an extraordinary life—the opportunity to change yourself.” ― Jim Rohn

“Happiness is not by chance, but by choice.” ― Jim Rohn

“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

“We cannot move casually into a better future. We cannot casually pursue the goal we have set for ourselves. A goal that is casually pursued is not a goal, at best it is a wish, and wishes are little more than self-delusion.” ― Jim Rohn

“You cannot make progress without making decisions.” ― Jim Rohn

Jim Rohn Herbalife Quotes

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

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

“The major key to your better future is you.” ― Jim Rohn

“Either you run the day or the day runs you.” ― Jim Rohn

“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 challenges, wish for more wisdom.” ― Jim Rohn

“People would do better if they knew better.” ― Jim Rohn

“Money is usually attracted, not pursued.” ― Jim Rohn

“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.” ― Jim Rohn

“Take interest and even delight in doing the small things well.” ― Jim Rohn

“Don’t say, ‘If I could, I would.’ Say, ‘If I can, I will.’” ― Jim Rohn

Famous Jim Rohn Quotes On Goals

“Start from wherever you are and with whatever you’ve got.” ― Jim Rohn

“Formal education will make you a living, self-education will make you a fortune.” ― Jim Rohn

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

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

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

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

“Few key things that make a difference, once identified, spend major time on these things.” ― Jim Rohn

“Learn to express, not impress.” ― Jim Rohn

“Success is steady progress toward one’s personal goals.” ― Jim Rohn

“Make measurable progress in reasonable time.” ― Jim Rohn

Jim Rohn Quotes On Money

“Success is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.” ― Jim Rohn

“All leaders are readers.” ― Jim Rohn

“Don’t spend major time on minor things.” ― Jim Rohn

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

“What you become is far more important than what you get.” ― Jim Rohn

“The more you care, the stronger you can be.” ― Jim Rohn

“It’s best to start the discipline of generosity when the amounts are small. It’s easy to give ten cents out of a dollar; it’s a little harder to give a hundred thousand out of a million.” ― Jim Rohn

“It’s a new day, a new beginning for your new life. With discipline, you will be amazed at how much progress you’ll be able to make. What have you got to lose except the guilt and fear of the past?” ― Jim Rohn

“All disciplines affect each other. Mistakenly the man says, ‘This is the only area where I let down.’ Not true. Every letdown affects the rest. Not to think so is naive.” ― Jim Rohn

“It is the accumulative weight of our disciplines and our judgments that leads us to either fortune or failure.” ― Jim Rohn

Jim Rohn Seasons Of Life Quotes

“The best time to set up a new discipline is when the idea is strong.” ― Jim Rohn

“Be fascinated instead of frustrated.”  ― Jim Rohn

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

“You have two choices—you can make a living or you can design a life.” ― Jim Rohn

“Every day, stand guard at the door of your mind.” ― Jim Rohn

“You don’t have to change that much for it to make a great deal of difference. A few simple disciplines can have a major impact on how your life works out in the next 90 days, let alone in the next 12 months or the next 3 years.” ― Jim Rohn

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

“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.” ― Jim Rohn

“Leaders must learn to discipline their disappointments. It’s not what happens to us, it is what we choose to do about what happens that makes the difference in how our lives turn out.” ― Jim Rohn

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

Jim Rohn Quotes For Things To Change

“Successful people do what unsuccessful people are not willing to do.” ― Jim Rohn

“Managers help people see themselves as they are; leaders help people to see themselves better than they are.” ― Jim Rohn

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

“The more obstacles you face and overcome, the more times you falter and get back on track, the more difficulties you struggle with and conquer, the more resiliency you will naturally develop. There is nothing that can hold you back if you are resilient.” ― Jim Rohn

“Don’t shortchange yourself when it comes to investing in your own better future.” ― Jim Rohn

“If you will be faithful to a few things, you will someday become the ruler over many things.” ― Jim Rohn

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

“If you wish to have power and influence over the many, be faithful when there is just a few. If you have a few employees, a few distributors, a few people, that’s the time to stay in touch and be totally absorbed when there is just a few.” ― Jim Rohn

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

“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?” ― Jim Rohn

Positive Jim Rohn Quotes On Relationships

“Good service leads to multiple sales. If you take good care of your customers, they will open doors you could never open by yourself.” ― Jim Rohn

“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.” ― Jim Rohn

“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.” ― Jim Rohn

“Success recipe: two cups of faith, two cups love, one cup hard work, one cup persistence, one tbsp vision, and a dash of swagger.” ― Jim Rohn

“Success is the continual unfolding of the design of your life and pulling it off. That’s what success is.” ― Jim Rohn

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

“The things that change your life are: the people you meet, the classes you take, and the books you read.” ― Jim Rohn

“Don’t let your learning lead to knowledge. Let your learning lead to action.” ― Jim Rohn

“If you don’t sow, you don’t reap. You don’t even have a chance.” ― Jim Rohn

“Words do two major things—they provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness.” ― Jim Rohn

Jim Rohn Books Quotes, Sayings, And Phrases

“What’s simple to do is also simple not to do.” ― Jim Rohn

“The smallest of disciplines, practiced every day, start an incredible process that can change our lives forever.” ― Jim Rohn

“Discipline is the foundation upon which all success is built. Lack of discipline inevitably leads to failure.” ― Jim Rohn

“Discipline has within it the potential for creating future miracles.” ― Jim Rohn

“One discipline always leads to another discipline.” ― Jim Rohn

“The day you graduate from childhood to adulthood is the day you take full responsibility for your life.” ― Jim Rohn

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

“Whatever good things we build end up building us.” ― Jim Rohn

“The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be of far greater value than what you get.” ― Jim Rohn

“It doesn’t matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off.”  ― Jim Rohn

Jim Rohn Quotes On Happiness And Health

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

“Unless you change how you are, you will always have what you got.” ― Jim Rohn

“Don’t wish for less problems; wish for more skills.” ― Jim Rohn

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

“The ultimate reason for setting goals is to entice you to become the person it takes to achieve them.” ― Jim Rohn

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

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

“Start reading, and especially read the kinds of books that will help you unleash your inner potential.” ― Jim Rohn

“A novel is never anything, but a philosophy put into images.” ― Jim Rohn

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

Jim Rohn Quotes On Communication

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

“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.” ― Jim Rohn

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

“Successful people have libraries. The rest have big-screen TVs.” ― Jim Rohn

“Labor gives birth to ideas.” ― Jim Rohn

“Some people plant in the spring and leave in the summer. If you’re signed up for a season, see it through. You don’t have to stay forever, but at least stay until you see it through.” ― Jim Rohn

“Those who will not read are no better off than those who cannot read.” ― Jim Rohn

“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.” ― Jim Rohn

“You must be careful not to let your current appetites steal away any chance we might have for a future feast.” ― Jim Rohn

“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.” ― Jim Rohn

Jim Rohn Philosophy Quotes

“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.” ― Jim Rohn

“Everything you need for a better future and success has already been written. And guess what? All you have to do is go to the library.” ― Jim Rohn

“No one else makes us angry. We make ourselves angry when we surrender control of our attitude.” ― Jim Rohn

“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.” ― Jim Rohn

“If you go to work on your goals, your goals will work on you. If you go to work on your plan, your plan will work on you.” ― Jim Rohn

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

“Never begrudge the money you spend on your own education.” ― Jim Rohn

“Living life in style also means living a life of balance.” ― Jim Rohn

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

“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.” ― Jim Rohn

Jim Rohn Quotes On Business And Network Marketing

“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.” ― Jim Rohn

“I used to blame everything outside of me for my lack of progress until I found that my problem was inside.” ― Jim Rohn

“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.’” ― Jim Rohn

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

“Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.”  ― Jim Rohn

“The only way it gets better for you is when you get better. Better is not something you wish, it’s something you become.” ― Jim Rohn

“For every disciplined effort, there is multiple rewards.” ― Jim Rohn

“Affirmation without discipline is the beginning of delusion.” ― Jim Rohn

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

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

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