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Jim Rohn
Jim Rohn

Jim Rohn Biography

Emanuel James Jim Rohn was born on September 17, 1930 to Emanuel and Clara Rohn in Yakima, Washington.  Jim Rohn was an American entrepreneur, motivational speaker and author. He grew up in a farm in Idaho. His parents sent him to his local school for gaining knowledge of sound convention. During the entire span of his academic life, he was vocal about him not being to exposed to learn about life itself. After one year he left the college and settled for a life job. He worked as a stock clerk for department store Sears. Rohn joined Shoaff’s direct selling AbundaVita as a distributor in 1995. Rohn resigned his distributorship in 1957 and joined another direct selling company; Nutri-Bio. The company’s founder; Shaoff personally taught Rohn with the fundamental principles of life such as personal growth in a job.  Thus Rohn changed to his new way of life. Rohn built one of the largest organizations in the company, after this mentorship. Nutri-Bio expanded into Canada in 1960; Rohn was selected a vice president for the organization by Shaaff and the other founders. In early 1960’s Rohn left from the Nutri-Bio business, Rohn was invited to speak at a meeting of his Rotary Club.  He accepted and soon, he invited by others at various luncheons and other events. He then began presenting seminars all over country, teaching his personal development philosophy and telling his story. He conducted a number of seminars for Standard Oil throughout the 1970’s and he also participated in  “Adventure in Achievement”; a personal development business. Rohn presented seminars worldwide for more than 40 years. In 1985, Rohn received CPAE Award from National Speakers Association for excellence in speaking and he also author of 17 different written, audio and video media. On December 5, 2009, Jim Rohn died of pulmonary fibrosis.


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Jim Rohn Motivational Quotes:

  • “Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.”

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

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

  • “Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.”

  • Time is more value than money. You can get more money, but you cannot get more time.”

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

  • “Whatever good things we build end up building us.”

  • “Either you run the day or the day runs you.”

  • “If you don't like how things are, change it! You're not a tree.”

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

  • 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.”

  • “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.”

  • “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.”

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

  • “Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.”

  • “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.”

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

  • Success is steady progress toward one's personal goals.”

  •  “Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.”

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

  • Success is neither magical nor mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.”

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

  • “The few who do are the envy of the many who only watch.”

  • “Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.”

  • “Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.”

  • “Success is neither magical nor mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.”

  • “There are only 3 colors, 10 digits, and 7 notes; its what we do with them that's important.”

  • “If you go to work on your goals, your goals will go to work on you. If you go to work on your plan, your plan will go to work on you. Whatever good things we build end up building us.”

  • “Affirmation without discipline is the beginning of delusion.”

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  • “Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person you become.”

  • “Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value.”

  • “Giving is better than receiving because giving starts the receiving process.”

  • “Let others lead small lives, but not you. Let others argue over small things, but not you. Let others cry over small hurts, but not you. Let others leave their future in someone else's hands, but not you.”

  • “Success is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.”

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

  • “Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.”

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

  • “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.”

  • “You don't get paid for the hour. You get paid for the value you bring to the hour.”

  • “The major value in life is not what you get. The major value in life is what you become.”

  • Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.”

  • “The major value in life is not what you get. The major value in life is what you become.”

  • “Don't bring your need to the marketplace, bring your skill. If you don't feel well, tell your doctor, but not the marketplace. If you need money, go to the bank, but not the marketplace.”

  • “Whoever renders service to many puts himself in line for greatness - great wealth, great return, great satisfaction, great reputation, and great joy.”

Jim Rohn


  • “The reason that fiction is more interesting than any other form of literature, to those who really like to study people, is that in fiction the author can really tell the truth without humiliating himself.”

  • “Maturity is the ability to reap without apology and not complain when things don't go well.”

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

  • “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.”

  • “Character isn't something you were born with and can't change, like your fingerprints. It's something you weren't born with and must take responsibility for forming.”

  • “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.”

  • “Things that I felt absolutely sure of but a few years ago, I do not believe now. This thought makes me see more clearly how foolish it would be to expect all men to agree with me.”

  • “Asking is the beginning of receiving. 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.”

  • “When you know what you want, and want it bad enough, you will find a way to get it.”

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

Jim Rohn

  • Failure is simply a few errors in judgment, repeated every day.”

  • “To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself: First, what could I do? Second, what could I read? And third, who could I ask?”

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

  • “The book you don't read won't help.”

  • “Your philosophy determines whether you will go for the disciplines or continue the errors.”

  • “Some people plant in the spring and leave in the summer. If you're signed up for a season, see it through. You don't have to stay forever, but at least stay until you see it through.”

  • Money is usually attracted, not pursued.”

  • “Take time to gather up the past so that you will be able to draw from your experience and invest them in the future.”

  • “We get paid for bringing value to the market place.”

  • “Labor gives birth to ideas.”


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