Phrases by Jim Rohn: famous aphorisms, motivational quotes


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Jim Rohn's phrases, motivational aphorisms and famous quotes from this great American businessman who organized numerous personal growth seminars, becoming an authoritative reference point on the subject.


Quotes by Jim Rohn

- Take good care of your body, it's the only place you have to live.

- We all need a bit of a coach. When you're playing the game, it's hard to think of anything.


- Learn to say no. Don't let your mouth overwhelm your back.

- Children should have two bicycles: one to go on and the other to rent.

- Days are expensive. When a day passes, you have one less to spend. So make sure you spend each day wisely.


- To get more of what you have, you have to become more of who you are. If you don't change who you are, you will always have what you have.

- The first step is to imagine. The second step is to believe it. The third step is to start working on it and make it real.

- No matter how busy you are, find time to reflect, think, give and plan.


- Let others lead small lives, but not you. Let the others fight over little things, but not you. Let others cry because of minor injuries, but not you. Let others abandon their future in someone else's hands, but not you.

- Sellers should take lessons from their children. What does the word 'no' mean for a child? Virtually nothing.

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- Better to live in a tent on the beach, fall in love, than to live in a large villa alone.

- Learn to say no. Don't let your mouth overwhelm your back.

- What do I want to accomplish in life? What changes do I need to make to achieve my goals? Am I willing to do whatever it takes?

- Determination says: I want. The man says: I will climb this mountain. They told me it is too high, too distant, too steep, too rocky and too difficult. But it's my mountain. I will climb it. You will soon see me greet from the top or die on your hips in an attempt to do so.

- Either you have your days in hand, or your days will have you in hand.

- Indecision is the thief of opportunity.

- There are two things that never go back: an arrow thrown and a lost opportunity.


Aphorisms by Jim Rohn

- There are things that need to be done every day. Eating seven apples on Sunday evening instead of one a day simply won't produce the desired effect.

- Do not confuse movement with realization. It's easy to deceive yourself by being busy. The question is: Busy doing what?

- Some people don't do well simply because they don't feel well.

- I think everyone should study ants. They have an amazing four-point philosophy. Never give up, look ahead, be positive and do everything you can.

- Good service brings repeated sales. If you take good care of your customers, they will open doors that you could never open on your own.

- If you don't like the way things are, change them! You are not a tree.


- For every promise, there is a price to pay.

- Some people are disturbed by these difficult days because these are all they have. They didn't plan or describe or define the future.

- You have to do more than what you're paid for because that's where success is.

- It is the activity that converts men's dreams into their reality.

- You must either change your dreams or increase your ability.

- There are a few things you don't need to know how they work - just the fact that they work. While some people study the roots, others reap the rewards. It just depends on which side you want to put yourself on.

- When you know what you want, and you want it with enough strength, you will find a way to have it.

- Start from wherever you are and with whatever you have.

- Take time to collect the past so that you will be able to learn from your experience and invest it in the future.

- Learn to express yourself, not to impress.

- The key factor that will determine your financial future is not the economy; the key factor is your philosophy.

Phrases by Jim Rohn

- The slightest lack of discipline begins to erode our self-esteem.


- One of the reasons many people don't have what they want is neglect.

- I used to say: "I really hope things will change". Then I learned that the only way for things to change for me is when I change them.

- Success is 20% capacity and 80% strategy. You can know how to read, but more importantly, what are you going to read?

- If you make a sale, you can earn a living. If you make an investment in terms of time and excellent services on a customer, you can make a fortune.

- It is easy to carry the past as a burden instead of a school. It's easy to let it overwhelm you instead of educating you.

- Disgust and determination are two of the great emotions that lead to change.

- I find it fascinating that many people plan their holidays with greater care than they do for their existence. Maybe it's because escaping is easier than changing.

- We generally change ourselves for two reasons: inspiration or despair.

- Discipline is the bridge between the goal and the result.

- To attract attractive people, you must be attractive yourself. To attract powerful people, you must be powerful. To attract busy people, you have to be busy. Instead of working on them, you have to work on yourself. If you become one, you can attract.

- The big challenge is to become everything you have the chance to become. You cannot imagine what maximizing your human potential and extending it to the limit does to the human spirit.

- Your family and your love must be cultivated like a garden. Time, effort and imagination must be constantly employed to keep every relationship thriving and growing.


- Humans have the remarkable ability to turn anything into something. They can turn weeds into gardens and cents into capitals.

- Take good care of your body, it's the only place you have to live.

- At the end of each day, you should review your performance tape. The results should applaud or goad you.

- Life asks us to make reasonable progress in reasonable times. That's why they make fifth grade chairs so small - so that you can't get in there when you're twenty-five!

- The challenge of leadership is to be strong, but not brutal; gentle, but not weak; reckless but not overbearing; thoughtful, but not lazy; humble, but not shy; proud, but not arrogant; gifted with humor; but without madness.

Jim Rohn Quotes (May 2022)


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