Jim Rohn Quotes

Jim Rohn was able to explain the basic, time tested, principles of success in the most easy to understand, and apply, manner of them all.

I had the pleasure of introducing Jim to an audience of about 1200 at The Ottawa Congress Centre when I was about 25 years old and working for Success Source. Shane Morand, Organo Gold's Co-Founder, also worked with me at the time.

Jim was a big proponent of Journaling and I have used his Leadership Journal for some years now. Consider purcashing one for your own success journal.

Enjoy some quotes from Jim.


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

Whether you stay six weeks, six months or six years, always leave it better than you found it.

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.

If you make a sale, you can make a living. If you make an investment of time and good service in a customer, you can make a fortune.

Don't just let your business or your job make something for you; let it make something of you.

Lack of homework shows up in the marketplace as well as in the classroom.

Where you start in the marketplace is not where you have to stay.

The worst days of those who enjoy what they do are better than the best days of those who don't.

We get paid for bringing value to the marketplace. It takes time to bring value to the marketplace, but we get paid for the value, not the time.

Here's the major problem with going on strike for more money: You cannot get rich by demand.

"Vitamins for the Mind" is a weekly sampling of original quotes on a specific topic taken from The Treasury of Quotes by Jim Rohn. The burgundy hardbound book with gold-foil lettering is a collection of more than 365 quotes on 60 topics gathered from Jim's personal journals, seminars and books and spanning more than 40 years. Click here to order The Treasury of Quotes.

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