Popular Jim Rohn Quotes

The miracle of the seed and the soil is not available by affirmation; it is only available by labour.

Life is not just the passing of time. Life is the collection of experiences and their intensity.

You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.

It takes time to build a corporate work of art. It takes time to build a life. And it takes time to develop and grow. So give yourself, your enterprise, and your family the time they deserve and the time they require.

Time is more valuable than money. You can get more money, but you cannot get more time.

Don’t spend most of your time on the voices that don’t count, voices that are going to add too little worth to your future. Don’t waste time on the shallow and the silly. Tune those voices out and tune in voices that are going to add something to your life

Never begin the day until it is finished on paper.

We are all affected by five things. But the most important thing that affects us is our dreams–our ability to see the future. But here’s why we don’t reach into the future. We’re trapped either by regret of the past or the routine of the present. So make sure that the greatest pull on you is the pull of the future.

I wish for you a life of wealth, health and happiness; a life in which you give to yourself the gift of patience, the virtue of reason, the value of knowledge, and the influence of faith in your own ability to dream about and achieve worthy rewards.

If you talk to your children, you can help them keep their lives together. If you talk to them skilfully, you can help them to build future dreams.

Every time we choose action over ease or labour over rest, we develop an increasing level of self-worth, self-respect and self-confidence. In the final analysis, 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. It is activity that converts human dreams into human reality, and that conversion from idea into actuality gives us a personal value that can come from no other source.

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

Do battle with the enemy. Do battle with your fears. Build your courage to fight what’s holding you back, what’s keeping you from your goals and dreams. Be courageous in your life and in your pursuit of the things you want and the person you want to become.

We can have more than we’ve got because we can become more than we are.

Affirmation without discipline is the beginning of delusion.

If you wish to have power and influence over the many, be faithful (disciplined) 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.

Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.

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

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

You cannot make progress without making decisions.

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

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.

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

You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.

Learn how to be happy with what you have while you pursue all that you want.

Learn how to be happy with what you have while you pursue all that you want.

Emotions will either serve or master, depending on who is in charge.

Happiness is the art of learning how to get joy from your substance.

Your life does not get better by chance, it gets better by change.

Sharing makes you bigger than you are. The more you pour out, the more life will be able to pour in.

You have two choices: You can make a living, or you can design a life.

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.

Our emotions need to be as educated as our intellect. It is important to know how to feel, how to respond, and how to let life in so that it can touch you.

Never begrudge the money you spend on your own education.

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.

Don’t read a book and be a follower; read a book and be a student.

The Bible give us a list of human stories on both sides of the ledger. On list of human stories is used examples – do what these people did. Another list of human stories is used as warnings – don’t do what these people did. So if your story ever gets in one of these books, make sure they use it as an example, not a warning.

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

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

Miss a meal if you have to, but don’t miss a book.