Jim Rohn

For more than 40 years, Jim Rohn honed his craft like a skilled artist-helping people the world over sculpt life strategies that have expanded their imagination of what is possible. Those who had the privilege of hearing him speak can attest to the elegance and common sense of his material. It is no coincidence, then, that he is widely regarded as one of the most influential thinkers of our time, and thought of by many as a national treasure. Jim authored countless books and audio and video programs, and helped motivate and shape an entire generation of personal-development trainers and hundreds of executives from America's top corporations.

Born to an Idaho farming family in the mid-1900s, Jim was ingrained with a work ethic that has served him well throughout his life. At 25, he met his mentor Earl Shoaff. And over the next six years he made his first fortune, yet didn't get into speaking until he moved to Beverly Hills, California, when a friend at the Rotary Club asked him to tell his success story, which Rohn titled "Idaho Farm Boy Makes It to Beverly Hills."

His speech went over so well that he received more invitations to share it, and better yet, they started paying him for it. In the beginning, he spoke in front of college and high-school classes and at service clubs, before moving on to seminars in 1963, which launched him into the personal-development business. From then on, Jim Rohn became a trailblazer in the self help and personal development industry, impacting the lives of millions through his life-changing material.

Jim Rohn focused on the fundamentals of human behavior that most affect personal and business performance. His is the standard to which those who seek to teach and inspire others are compared. He possessed the unique ability to bring extraordinary insights to ordinary principles and events, and the combination of his substance and style captures the imagination of those who hear or read his words. (JimRohn.com)

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Simple Reminders by Jim Rohn

Amazing Quotes by Jim Rohn

Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better. ~Jim Rohn http://smpl.ws/ad (60)

If you don't like how things are, change it! You're not a tree. ~Jim Rohn http://smpl.ws/ad (45)

Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present. ~Jim Rohn http://smpl.ws/ad (9)

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. ~Jim Rohn http://smpl.ws/ad (-1)

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 http://smpl.ws/ad (-6)

Affirmation without discipline is the beginning of delusion. ~Jim Rohn http://smpl.ws/ad (48)

Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune. ~Jim Rohn http://smpl.ws/ad (28)

If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary. ~Jim Rohn http://smpl.ws/ad (23)

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 http://smpl.ws/ad (-11)

It doesn't matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You cannot make progress without making decisions. ~Jim Rohn http://smpl.ws/ad (-22)

Maturity is the ability to reap without apology and not complain when things don't go well. ~Jim Rohn http://smpl.ws/ad (17)

The few who do are the envy of the many who only watch. ~Jim Rohn http://smpl.ws/ad (53)

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 the far greater value than what you get. ~Jim Rohn http://smpl.ws/ad (-28)

The walls we build around us to keep sadness out also keeps out the joy. ~Jim Rohn http://smpl.ws/ad (36)

Success is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well. ~Jim Rohn http://smpl.ws/ad (54)

Either you run the day or the day runs you. ~Jim Rohn http://smpl.ws/ad (65)

Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going. ~Jim Rohn http://smpl.ws/ad (41)

Get around people who have something of value to share with you. Their impact will continue to have a significant effect on your life long they have departed. ~Jim Rohn http://smpl.ws/ad (-28)

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 http://smpl.ws/ad (-38)

You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight. ~Jim Rohn http://smpl.ws/ad (18)

Learn how to separate the majors and the minors. A lot of people don't do well simply because they major in minor things. ~Jim Rohn (8)

Learn how to say no. Don't let your mouth overload your back. ~Jim Rohn http://smpl.ws/ad (47)

Your personal philosophy is the greatest determining factor in how your life works out. ~Jim Rohn http://smpl.ws/ad (21)

To become financially independent you must turn part of your income into capital; turn capital into enterprise; turn enterprise into profit; turn profit into investment; and turn investment into financial independence. ~Jim Rohn http://smpl.ws/ad (-88)

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 (12)

We can have more than we've got because we can become more than we are. ~Jim Rohn http://smpl.ws/ad (37)

Happiness is not an accident. Nor is it something you wish for. Happiness is something you design. ~Jim Rohn http://smpl.ws/ad (10)

You must either modify your dreams or magnify your skills. ~Jim Rohn http://smpl.ws/ad (50)

It's easy to carry the past as a burden instead of a school. It's easy to let it overwhelm you instead of educate you. ~Jim Rohn (11)

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 http://smpl.ws/ad (-28)

The ultimate reason for setting goals is to entice you to become the person it takes to achieve them. ~Jim Rohn http://smpl.ws/ad (7)

Don't set your goals too low. If you don't need much, you won't become much. ~Jim Rohn http://smpl.ws/ad (32)

Don't join an easy crowd; you won't grow. Go where the expectations and the demands to perform are high. ~Jim Rohn http://smpl.ws/ad (4)

One of the greatest gifts you can give to anyone is the gift of attention. ~Jim Rohn http://smpl.ws/ad (34)

Economic disaster begins with a philosophy of doing less and wanting more. ~Jim Rohn http://smpl.ws/ad (34)

The major value in life is not what you get. The major value in life is what you become. ~Jim Rohn http://smpl.ws/ad (20)

The worst days of those who enjoy what they do are better than the best days of those who don't. ~Jim Rohn http://smpl.ws/ad (12)

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. http://smpl.ws/ad (-47)

Humility is a virtue; timidity is a disease. ~Jim Rohn http://smpl.ws/ad (64)

Learn how to be happy with what you have while you pursue all that you want. ~Jim Rohn http://smpl.ws/ad (32)

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 (2)

Make rest a necessity, not an objective. Only rest long enough to gather strength. ~Jim Rohn http://smpl.ws/ad (26)

We must all suffer one of two things: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment. ~Jim Rohn http://smpl.ws/ad (7)

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 - never knowing. ~Jim Rohn http://smpl.ws/ad (-58)