37 Inspirational Quotes From Jim Rohn

by • March 21, 2013 • Life Lessons, People, Quotes, SuccessComments (4)29943

Jim Rohn was a pretty incredible guy. He was an entrepreneur, author and motivational speaker. His rags to riches story, like the celebrity rags to riches stories I posted about before, played a large part in his work, which influenced others in the personal development industry. Although he had done a lot in both life and business, he was known primarily for inspiring self development. With that said, here are 37 highly inspirational quotes from Jim Rohn.



“Don’t wish it were easier, wish you were better.” – Jim Rohn

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

“Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.– 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

“Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.” – Jim Rohn

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

“If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan.” – Jim Rohn

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

“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

“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

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

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

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

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

“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

“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

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

“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


“Don’t mistake movement for achievement. It’s easy to get faked out by being busy.” – Jim Rohn

“Your personal philosophy is the greatest determining factor in how your life works out.” – Jim Rohn

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

“Happiness is not an accident. Nor is it something you wish for. Happiness is something you design.” – Jim Rohn

“Your family and your love must be cultivated like a garden. Time, effort, and imagination must be summoned constantly to keep any relationship flourishing and growing.” – Jim Rohn

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

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

“Don’t set your goals too low. If you don’t need much, you won’t become much.” – 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

“One of the greatest gifts you can give to anyone is the gift of attention.” – Jim Rohn

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

“My father taught me to always do more than you get paid for as an investment in your future.” – Jim Rohn

“The worst days of those who enjoy what they do are better than the best days of those who don’t.” – Jim Rohn

“Some things you have to do every day. Eating seven apples on Saturday night instead of one a day just isn’t going to get the job done.” – 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

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

“Make rest a necessity, not an objective. Only rest long enough to gather strength.” – Jim Rohn

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

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4 Responses to 37 Inspirational Quotes From Jim Rohn

  1. Syed Hussain says:

    I’m glad I got this opportunity to watch your vedio’s and wonderful quotations. I’m speechless every single words have a deep meaning and a new lesson for us. I’m very excited while reading such a fantastic lines which provides me immersurable joy. I wish I would have meet and attent his lecture or session personally.

  2. Liem says:

    Wow thanks for sharing! I love Jim Rohn’s quotes!

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  4. Alycia says:

    You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight.
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