Jim Rohn Quotes

Who is Jim Rohn?

Emanuel James "Jim" Rohn was an American entrepreneur, author and motivational speaker with a distinctive intonation and way of speaking.

Jim Rohn was a disciple of John Earl Shoaff and is the author of 'Twelve Pillars' and 'Leading an Inspired Life' among others.

Rohn is an inspiration for many other motivational speakers like Jack Canfield, Brian Tracy and T. Harv Eker.

Born September 17, 1930
Died December 05, 2009

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“Books are what you step on to take you to a higher shelf. Want to reach higher? Stack some more books under your feet! Reading opens new doors. It helps us understand mysteries. It lets us hear from successful people. Everything you need for a better future and success has already been written.”

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

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

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“Don't let somebody order your life.”

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

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“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.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.”

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

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

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

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“I will take care of me for you, if you will take care of you for me.”

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

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“Indecision is the thief of opportunity.”

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

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

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“It's important to learn from your mistakes, but it is better to learn from other people's mistakes, and it is best to learn from other people's successes. It accelerates your own success.”

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“Learn to work harder on yourself than you do on your job. If you work hard on your job you can make a living, but if you work hard on yourself you’ll make a fortune.”

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“Discipline is what you must have to resist the lure of excuses.”

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“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.”

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

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

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

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“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.”

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“Some people read so little they have rickets of the mind.”

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“Success is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.”

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“Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day; while failure is simply a few errors in judgment, repeated every day. It is the accumulative weight of our disciplines and our judgments that leads us to either fortune or failure.”

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“The book you don't read can't help.”

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

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

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“The same wall that keeps out disappointment keeps out happiness.”

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

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“There are only three colors, ten digits, and seven notes, it’s what we do with them that’s important.”

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“There is maximum profit and opportunity in maximum fear and pessimism.”


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