Jim Rohn Quotes

Jim Rohn Quotes :

 

Make rest a necessity, not an objective. Only rest long enough to gather strength.

 

We need to give thought, but we also need to take action. You need to dream without just being a dreamer.

 

When you work, work. When you play, play. Don’t mix the two.

Whatever good things we build end up building us.

 

The amount you give isn’t important. What matters is what that amount represents in terms of your life.

 

Time is our most valuable asset, yet we tend to waste it, kill it and spend it rather than invest it.

 

Labour gives birth to ideas.

 

Unless you change how you are, you will always have what you’ve got.

 

One person caring about another represents life’s greatest value.

 

Books are what you step on to take you to a higher shelf. The higher your stack of books, the higher the shelf you can reach. Want to reach higher? Stack some more books under your feet! Reading is what brings us to new knowledge. It opens new doors. It helps us understand mysteries. It lets us hear from successful people. Reading is what takes us down the road in our journey. Everything you need for a better future and success has already been written.

 

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

 

The more you know the less you need to say.

 

 

Live a vital life. If you live well, you will earn well. If you live well, it will show in your face; it will show in the texture of your voice. There will be something unique and magical about you if you live well. It will infuse not only your personal life but also your business life. And it will give you a vitality nothing else can give.

 

Give whatever you are doing and whoever you are with the gift of your attention.

 

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.

 

On the way to work, concentrate on the way – not the work.

 

It is how we feel about ourselves that provides the greatest reward from any activity. It is not what we get that makes us valuable, it is what we become in the process of doing that brings value into our lives.

 

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

 

All of the insights that we might ever need have already been captured by others in books. The important question is this: In the last ninety days, with this treasure of information that could change our lives, our fortunes, our relationships, our health, our children and our careers for the better, how many books have we read?

 

Unless you change how you are, you will always have what you’ve got.

 

We can no longer afford to spend major time on minor things than spend minor time on major things.

 

If you really want to do something, you’ll find a way. If you don’t, you’ll find an excuse.

 

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

 

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

 

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.

 

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

 

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

 

Giving is better than receiving because giving starts the receiving process.

 

One of the greatest gifts you can give to anyone is the gift of attention

 

Of course kids should pay taxes. Tell little Johnny if he wants to ride his bicycle on the sidewalk instead of in the mud, he’s got to pay3 more pennies when he buys a candy bar.

 

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

 

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.

 

Kids ought to have two bicycles, one to ride and one to rent.

 

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 after they have departed.

 

Shortly after I met my mentor he asked me, ‘Mr. Rohn, how much money have you saved and invested over the last six years?’ And I said, ‘None.’ He then asked, ‘Who sold you on that plan?’

 

Never begrudge the money you spend on your own education.

 

Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.

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