Jim Rohn

Born: September 17, 1930

Die: December 5, 2009

Occupation: Author

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Americans are incredibly inpatient. Someone once said that the shortest period of time in America is the time between when the light turns green and when you hear the first horn honk.

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For things to change you've got to change. Otherwise, nothing much will change.

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Don't be afraid to borrow if someone else has said it well. Winston Churchill said, The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it and ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is. That's...

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In order to find, you must first search.

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Discipline means we don't let go of the things we know we should be doing, we do them!

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

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Take advice, but not orders. Only give yourself orders.

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Leaders must learn to discipline their disappointments. It's not what happens to us, it is what we choose to do about what happens that makes the difference in how our lives turn out.

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Life expects us to make a reasonable amount of progress in a reasonable amount of time. That's why they make those second grade chairs so small.

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I am a buyer of blank books. Kids find it interesting that I would buy a blank book. They say, Twenty-Six dollars for a blank book! Why would you pay that? The reason I pay twenty-six dollars is to challenge...

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For what it will make of you to achieve it.

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Books are what you step on to take you to a higher shelf. The higher your stack of books, the higher the shelf you can reach. Want to reach higher? Stack some more books under your feet! Reading is what...

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Be grateful for what you have, while in pursuit of what you want.

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The good life is not an amount; it's an attitude, an act, an idea, a discovery, a search.

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A well-fashioned day - with a beginning and an end, a purpose and a content, a color and a character, a feel and a texture - takes it place among the many and becomes a valuable memory and treasure. At...

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If we are fortunate, we one day find that person who impacts our world in such a way that our life is never the same again. By chance, or by design, we met that someone who offers the support, encouragement,...

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Character is the result of hundreds and hundreds of choices you make that gradually turn who you are, at any given moment, into who you want to be.

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The only healthy communication style is assertive communication.

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Every time we speak, we choose and use one of four basic communication styles: assertive, aggressive, passive and passive-aggressive.

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Goals. There's no telling what you can do when you get inspired by them. There's no telling what you can do when you believe in them. There's no telling what will happen when you act upon them.

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There is very little difference between one who cannot read and one who will not read.

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The guy says, "When you work where I work, by the time you get home, it's late. You've got to have a bite to eat, watch a little TV, relax and get to bed. You can't sit up half the night planning, planning,...

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You don't have to change that much for it to make a great deal of difference. A few simple disciplines can have a major impact on how your life works out in the next 90 days, let alone in the next 12 months...

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You must get good at one of two things; planting in the spring or begging in the fall.

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Nourish the mind like you would your body. The mind cannot survive on junk food.

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What you become is far more important that what you get. What you get will be influenced by what you become.

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Attitude is your acceptance of the natural laws, or your rejection of the natural laws.

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Searching and learning is where the miracle process all begins.

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Successful people do what unsuccessful people are not willing to doDon't wish it were easier, wish you were better.

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motivation alone is not enough.if you have an idiot and you motivate him,now you have a motivated idiot.

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The challenge of leadership is to be strong, but not rude; be kind, but not weak; be bold, but not bully; be thoughtful, but not lazy; be humble, but not timid; be proud, but not arrogant; have humor,...

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The major value in life is not what you get. The major value in life is what you become. That is why I wish to pay fair price for every value. If I have to pay for it or earn it, that makes something of...

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All values must be won by contest, and after they have been won, they must be defended.

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The twin killers of success are impatience and greed.

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Sophistication and lifestyle is understanding the difference between trinkets and treasures.

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Good people are found not changed. Recently I read a headline that said, 'We don't teach people to be nice. We simply hire nice people.' Wow! What a clever short cut.

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One of the greatest gifts you can give to anyone is the gift of attention

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At the end of each day, you should play back the tapes of your performance. The results should either applaud you or prod you.

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What is powerful is when what you say is just the tip of the iceberg of what you know

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Learn how to separate the majors and the minors. A lot of people don't do well simply because they major in minor things.

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Be brief on the logic and reason portion of your presentation. There are probably about a thousand facts about an automobile, but you don't need them all to make a decision. About a half dozen will do.

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Accuracy builds credibility.

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Life responds to deserve and not to need.

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To attract attractive people, you must be attractive. To attract powerful people, you must be powerful. To attract committed people, you must be committed. Instead of going to work on them, you go to work...

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The future does not get better by hope, it gets better by plan. And to plan for the future we need goals.

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I used to say, "I sure hope things will change." Then I learned that the only way things are going to change for me is when I change

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If you share a good idea long enough, it will eventually fall on good people.

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Be a student, not a follower. Take interest in what someone says, then debate it, ponder it, and consider it from all angles.

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By our attitude, we decide to read, or not to read. By our attitude, we decide to try or give up. By our attitude, we blame ourselves for our failure, or we blame others. Our attitude determines whether...

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Earn as much money as you possibly can and as quickly as you can. The sooner you get money out of the way, the sooner you will be able to get to the rest of your problems in style.

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If the truth isn't enough, then you must become stronger at presenting it.

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Resolve says, 'I will.' The man says, 'I will climb this mountain. They told me it is too high, too far, too steep, too rocky, and too difficult. But it's my mountain. I will climb it. You will soon see...

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Your income is directly related to your philosophy, NOT the economy.

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The soil says, don't bring me your need, bring me your seed.

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You must constantly ask yourself these questions: Who am I around? What are they doing to me? What have they got me reading? What have they got me saying? Where do they have me going? What do they have...

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To make progress you must actually get started. The key is to take a step today.

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You can change all things for the better when you change yourself for the better.

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To be successful you don't need to do extraordinary things, you just need to do ordinary things extraordinarily well.

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

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You are what you are today because of the choices you made in the past

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

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To have an incredible increase in self esteem, all you have to do is start doing some little something. You don't have to do spectacularly dramatic things for self esteem to start going off the scale....

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Something will master and something will serve. Either you run the day or the day runs you; either you run the business or the business runs you.

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Your ability will grow to match your dreams.

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How do you deserve a fortune? Render fortunes of service.

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We are affected by what we know so get the information. Don't be lazy in learning

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Everything you need is within reach, the key is whose going to reach

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Finding is reserved for the searchers, we don't find what we need, we find what we search for

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Just a few daily disciplines make a big difference

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To get to where you want to be in the next 5 years, you are either reading the right books or you're not

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When somebody shares, everybody wins.

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The amount you give isn't important. What matters is what that amount represents in terms of your life.

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Work hard at your job and you can make a living. Work hard on yourself and you can make a fortune.

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Success Recipe: 2 cups faith, 2 cups love, 1 cup hard work, 1 cup persistence, 1 tbsp vision and a dash of swagger.

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Stand guard at the door of your mind.

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Personal development - the never ending chance to improve not only yourself, but also to attract opportunities and affect others.

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If you want to live a top shelf life then you need to stand on the books you have read. Never stop learning, never stop growing.

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Ask yourself, 'how long am I going to work to make my dreams come true?' I suggest you answer, 'as long as it takes.'

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It’s not getting the million that’s important, it’s what it makes of you to achieve becoming a MILLIONAIRE.

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You must change your approach in order to change your results.

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To lead others is to help them change their thoughts, beliefs and actions for the better.

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We cannot move casually into a better future. We cannot casually pursue the goal we have set for ourselves. A goal that is casually pursued is not a goal; at best it is a wish, and wishes are little more...

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Here's what is exciting about sharing ideas with others: If you share a new idea with ten people, they get to hear it once and you get to hear it ten times.

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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.

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I found it easier to get rich than I did to make excuses.

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Don't wish it was easier wish you were better. Don't wish for less problems wish for more skills. Don't wish for less challenge wish for more wisdom

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To have more than you've got, become more than you are.

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Make sure the outside of you is a good reflection of the inside of you

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One of the secrets to success is ideas mixed with inspiration

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We suffer one of two things. Either the pain of discipline or the pain of regret. You've got to choose discipline, versus regret, because discipline weighs ounces and regret weighs tons.

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One discipline always leads to another discipline.

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

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If you don't change what you are doing today, all of your tomorrows will look like yesterday.

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Don't leave a 'good time' to chance. Experiences have to be woven with care and planning, like a tapestry.

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It's okay to send flowers, but don't let the flowers do all the talking. Flowers have a limited vocabulary. About the best flowers can say is that you remembered. But your words tell the rest.

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Of all the things that can have an effect on your future, I believe personal growth is the greatest.

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Average people look forward to "getting off." Successful people look forward to "getting on."

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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...

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There is no better opportunity to receive more than to be thankful for what you already have. Thanksgiving opens the windows of opportunity for ideas to flow your way.

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Life is worthwhile if you try. It doesn't mean you can do everything but there are a lot of things you can do, if you just try.

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Don’t join an easy crowd; you won’t grow. Go where the expectations and the demands to perform are high.

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You cannot make progress without making decisions.

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Your level of success will seldom exceed your level of personal development.

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

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Without a future well designed we take hesitant steps.

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Enjoy all you have while pursuing all you want.

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One of the major reasons why people are not doing well is because they keep trying to get through the day. A more worthy challenge is to try to get from the day.

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Human beings have the remarkable ability to turn nothing into something. They can turn weeds into gardens and pennies into fortunes.

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Showing a profit means touching something and leaving it better than you found it.

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Kids ought to have two bicycles, one to ride and one to rent.

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We all know a variety of ways to make a living. What's even more fascinating is figuring out ways to make a fortune.

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Until we have finally accepted the fact that there is nothing we can do to change the past, our feelings of regret and remorse and bitterness will prevent us from designing a better future with the opportunity...

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Since I will be no one's slave, I will be no one's master.

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Things don't just happen; things happen just.

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My mentor said, 'Let's go do it', not 'You go do it'. How powerful when someone says, 'Let's!'

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Learn to help people with more than just their jobs: help them with their lives.

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You only have to solve two problems when going to the moon: first, how to get there; and second, how to get back. The key is don't leave until you have solved both problems.

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The best place to solve a problem is on paper.

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It only takes one lie to taint your entire testimony.

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Learn to hide your need and show your skill.

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Time is the best kept secret of the rich.

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Beware of those who seek to take care of you lest your caretakers become your jailers.

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Don't join an easy crowd; you won't grow.

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Some people have learned to earn well but they haven't learned to live well.

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Learn to express, not impress.

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What you become directly influences what you get.

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And if I may be so bold to offer my last piece of advice for someone seeking and needing to make changes in their life. If you don't like how things are, change it! You're not a tree. You have the ability...

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If you could do better, should you?

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When a new idea comes our way, we must put it on our mental scales and weigh it carefully before deciding its value.

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Gratitude is what starts the receiving process.

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The greatest step toward accomplishment is self-confidence .

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Some teachers teach for others to learn. That's not me. Some teachers teach for others to accomplish. That is me.

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Thanksgiving opens up the windows of the opportunity for ideas to flow your way.

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The subtle difference in our attitude can make a major difference in our future. It can be as simple as the language we use.

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Help another and you will be the one who benefits most

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Don't operate on the heart with a hatchet.

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How much should you earn? As much as you possibly can. It doesn't matter whether you earn $10,000 a year or $100,000 a year as long as you've done the best you can.

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Look what you can become in pursuit of what you want, and look out for what you become in the pursuit of what you want--don't compromise!

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If we are not happy with where our past decisions have led us, then the place to start is with our current thinking process.

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Look at each day as a chance to invest life into life. A chance to share your experience and deposit it into someone else's conscience. Each day is a chance to work miracles in the lives of others.

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The more obstacles you face and overcome, the more times you falter and get back on track, the more difficulties you struggle with and conquer, the more resiliency you will naturally develop. There is...

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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 after they have departed.

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Kids don't lack capacity, only teachers.

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If you will change, things will change for you.

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The only thing worse than not reading a book in the last ninety days is not reading a book in the last ninety days and thinking that it doesn't matter

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The reason why most people face the future with apprehension instead of anticipation is because they don't have it well designed!

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The difference between where you are today and where you'll be five years from now will be found in the quality of books you've read.

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Riches do not come by crossing your fingers and walking through the day hoping. Riches and wealth comes from well-laid plans.

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There is no greater leadership challenge than parenting.

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Pity the man who inherits a million and isn't a millionaire. Here's what would be pitiful, if your income grew and you didn't.

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Often, the most extraordinary opportunities are hidden among the seemingly insignificant events of life. If we do not pay attention to these events, we can easily miss the opportunities.

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If you just communicate, you can get by. But if you communicate skillfully, you can work miracles.

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

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Make rest a necessity, not an objective. Only rest long enough to gather strength.

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When you know what you want and you want it badly enough, you will find the ways to get it.

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Service to many leads to greatness- great respect, great satisfaction.

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As a leader you should always start with where people are before you try to take them to where you want them to go.

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

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The goal of an effective leader is to recondition your team to be solution focused rather than problem focused.

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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.

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

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Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.

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Either you run the day or the day runs you.

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

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

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

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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.

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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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.

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

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

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Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.

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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...

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If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn't need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around.

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

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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.

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Affirmation without discipline is the beginning of delusion.

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It doesn't matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You cannot make progress without making decisions.

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The more you know the less you need to say.

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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.

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

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

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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.

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

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

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

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Success is steady progress toward one's personal goals.

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

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

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Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.

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

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

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

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

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The difficulties you meet will resolve themselves as you advance. Proceed, and light will dawn, and shine with increasing clearness on your path.

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Giving is better than receiving because giving starts the receiving process.

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

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

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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?

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Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value.

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Better understated than overstated. Let people be surprised that it was more than you promised and easier than you said.

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

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

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Words do two major things: They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness.

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

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

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For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward.

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

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

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Whatever good things we build end up building us.

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

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Make measurable progress in reasonable time.

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Money is usually attracted, not pursued.

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The book you don't read won't help.

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We get paid for bringing value to the market place.

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Labor gives birth to ideas.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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None of us is smarter than all of us.

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There are two parts to influence: First, influence is powerful; and second, influence is subtle. You wouldn't let someone push you off course, but you might let someone nudge you off course and not even...

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What you want will pull like a magnet. Here's the other part. What for? Purpose is stronger than object. It's the 'What for?' that's even more powerful than the object. And the more you can describe in...

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Human beings are the only creatures who have the ability to write down their goals and design their future. And here is why most of us don't. We're trapped either by regret of the past or the routine of...

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For things to change, you have to change. For things to be different, you have to be different. Before financial success can occur personal growth must occur.

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In America, everything you need to succeed is within reach.

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There's nothing you can do about the past. But, you can do a great deal about your future. You don't have to be the same person you were yesterday. You can make changes in your life -- absolutely startling...

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Since you cannot control the weather, or the traffic, or the one you love, or your neighbors, or your boss, then you must learn to control you... the one whose response to the difficulties of life...

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It can be dangerous to weaken the strong in our attempts to strengthen the weak.

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Jim Rohn

Sales people should take lessons from their kids. What does the word ‘no’ mean to a child? Almost nothing.

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Jim Rohn

Let others lead small lives, but not you

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Jim Rohn

Everything changes when you change.

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Jim Rohn

An enterprising person is one who comes across a pile of scrap metal and sees the making of a wonderful sculpture. An enterprising person is one who drives through an old decrepit part of town and sees...

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Jim Rohn

The greatest reward in becoming a millionaire is not the amount of money that you earn. It is the kind of person that you have to become to become a millionaire in the first place.

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Jim Rohn

What we do with the things we have makes the biggest difference in the quality of life

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Jim Rohn

Life is a unique combination of "want to" and "how to" and we need to give equal attention to both.

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Jim Rohn

Simply making consistent investments in our self-education and knowledge banks pays major dividends throughout our lives.

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Jim Rohn

You have to do more than you get paid for because that’s where the fortune is.

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Jim Rohn

What kind of influence do you want to have? What kind of effect do you want to have on other people? Never mistake the power of influence.

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Jim Rohn

Life operates by deserve. So, in leading people, learn to work with the people who deserve it, not the people who need it.

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Jim Rohn

Don’t see the mind for more than it is, but don’t misread it for all that it can be.

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Jim Rohn

Pay attention. Don't just stagger through the day.

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Jim Rohn

All of life is a risk; in fact we're not going to get out alive. Casualness leads to casualties. Communication is the ability to affect other people with words.

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Jim Rohn

Lifestyle is the art of discovering ways to live uniquely.

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Jim Rohn

Wealth is not a matter of intelligence, it's a matter of inspiration.

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Jim Rohn

Somebody says, 'Well, I can't be concerned about other people. About the best I can do is to take care of myself' Well, then you will always be poor.

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Jim Rohn

Learn how to turn frustration into fascination. You will learn more being fascinated by life than you will by being frustrated by it.

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Jim Rohn

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.

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Jim Rohn

Get the most out of everything in your life; the happiness and the sadness, the success and the failure...get a good perspective of what life is all about. Let the orchestra of your life play all the notes,...

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Jim Rohn

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

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Jim Rohn

Whatever you do not employ, you forfeit.

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Jim Rohn

You want to set a goal that is big enough that in the process of achieveing it you become someone worth becoming.

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Jim Rohn

Be like a sponge when it comes to each new experience. If you want to be able to express it well, you must first be able to absorb it well.

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Jim Rohn

Success is something you attract, by becoming an attractive person.

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Jim Rohn

Care enough to make a difference. Care enough to turn somebody around. Care enough to change. Care enough to win.

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Jim Rohn

For things to change you need to change. For things to get better you need to get better. The good news is you can change, you can get better and you can start right where you are at and you can go as...

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Jim Rohn

We can no longer afford to spend major time on minor things than spend minor time on major things.

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Jim Rohn

What you have at the moment you have attracted by the person you have become.

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Jim Rohn

Here's one of the great challenges of life. Being happy with what you have while in pursuit of what you want.

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Jim Rohn

If you rest too long the weeds take the garden.

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Jim Rohn

Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day; while failure is simply a few errors in judgment, repeated every day. It is the accumulative weight of our disciplines and our...

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Jim Rohn

It is not the hours of practice that matter...it's what you put into the hours that counts.

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Jim Rohn

I admit that I haven't read everything in my library, but I feel smarter just walking in it!

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Jim Rohn

Sometimes those who need it the most are inclined the least.

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Jim Rohn

If you step up the self-education curve, you will come up with more answers than you can use.

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Jim Rohn

Fears, even the most basic ones, can totally destroy our ambitions. Fear, if left unchecked, can destroy our lives. Fear is one of the many enemies lurking inside us.

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Jim Rohn

If you do something often enough, a ratio will appear

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Jim Rohn

There is no shortage of opportunity. There is only a shortage of those who will apply themselves to the basics that success requires.

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Jim Rohn

It's too bad failures don't give seminars. Wouldn't that be valuable? If you meet a guy who has messed up his life for forty years, you've just got to say, 'John, if I bring my journal and promise to take...

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Jim Rohn

One of the reasons many people don't have what they want is neglect. Neglect starts out as an infection and then develops into a disease.

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Jim Rohn

Keep the weeds of negative influence from your life. 'Farm' the seeds of constructive influence.

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Jim Rohn

Measure your emotions. You don't need an atomic explosion for a minor point.

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Jim Rohn

What you give becomes an investment that will return to you multiplied at some point in the future.

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Jim Rohn

Discipline has within it the potential for creating future miracles.

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Jim Rohn

Books are easy to find and easy to buy. A paperback these days only costs six or seven dollars. You can borrow that from your kids!

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Jim Rohn

Service to others leads to greatness.

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Jim Rohn

We need to teach our children how to debate the major life issues. Debate strengthens their beliefs and enables them to defend themselves against ideologies that are going to come their way.

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Jim Rohn

What you don't know will hurt you.

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Jim Rohn

Emotions are the fuel and the mind is the pilot which together propel the ship of civilized progress.

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Jim Rohn

We must teach our children not to spend their money a dollar at a time. If you spend your dollar at a time, you'll wind up with trinkets instead of treasures.

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Jim Rohn

For things to change, YOU have to change. For things to get better, YOU have to get better. For things to improve, YOU have to improve. When YOU grow, EVERYTHING in your life grows with you.

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Jim Rohn

The greatest source of unhappiness comes from inside.

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Jim Rohn

Dreams are a projection of the kind of life you want to lead. Dreams can drive you. Dreams can make you skip over obstacles. When you allow your dreams to pull you, they unleash a creative force that can...

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Jim Rohn

From testimonials and personal experience we have enough information to conclude that IT'S POSSIBLE TO DESIGN AND LIVE AN EXTRAORDINARY LIFE

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Jim Rohn

Learn all you can, don't be lazy. Nothing's worse than being stupid. Being broke is bad, but being stupid is what's really bad. And what's really really bad is being broke and stupid. Nothing's much worse...

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Jim Rohn

You must learn to translate wisdom and strong feelings into labor.

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Jim Rohn

Always be eager to learn, no matter how successful you might already be. In the Millionaires' Club, we sometimes invite a billionaire to come talk to us. He says, 'You're doing okay, but come on. How about...

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Jim Rohn

Real persuasion comes from putting more of you into everything you say. Words have an effect. Words loaded with emotion have a powerful effect.

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Jim Rohn

The ultimate reason for setting goals is to entice you to become the person it takes to achieve them

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Jim Rohn

By working hard, you get to play hard guilt-free.

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Jim Rohn

Nothing is more burdensome than an unfinished task.

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Jim Rohn

Good service leads to multiple sales. If you take good care of your customers, they will open doors you could never open by yourself.

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Jim Rohn

Welcome all experiences. You never know which one is gong to turn everything on.

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Jim Rohn

Don't bring your need to the marketplace, bring your skill.

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Jim Rohn

We must learn to help those who deserve it, not just those who need it. Life responds to deserve not need

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Jim Rohn

The most important question to ask on the job is not 'What am I getting?' The most important question to ask on the job is 'What am I becoming?'

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Jim Rohn

Don't say, "If I could, I would." Say, "If I can, I will."

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Jim Rohn

I found that when you start thinking and saying what you really want then your mind automatically shifts and pulls you in that direction. And sometimes it can be that simple, just a little twist in vocabulary...

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Jim Rohn

The best time to set up a new discipline is when the idea is strong.

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Jim Rohn

Each of us must be committed to maintaining the reputation of all of us. And all of us must be committed to maintaining the reputation of each of us.

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Jim Rohn

The only constant factor in life is our feelings and attitudes toward life. One of the few things that we have total control over is our own attitude.

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Jim Rohn

It's easy to let life deteriorate into making a living instead of making a life. It's not the hours you put in, but what you out into the hours that count. Learn to express rather than impress. Expressing...

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Jim Rohn

Asking is the beginning of receiving...

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Jim Rohn

If you are not financially independent by the time you are forty or fifty, it doesn't mean that you are living in the wrong country or at the wrong time. It simply means that you have the wrong plan.

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Jim Rohn

The real problem is usually two or three questions deep. If you want to go after someone's problem, be aware that most people aren't going to reveal what the real problem is after the first question.

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Jim Rohn

It is the accumulative weight of our disciplines and our judgments that leads us to either fortune or failure.

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Jim Rohn

Direction determines destination. So the question you must ask yourself; 'Are all the disciplines that I'm currently engaged in taking me where I want to go?'

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Jim Rohn

Success is the study of the obvious. Everyone should take Obvious 1 and Obvious 2 in school.

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Jim Rohn

What is easy to do is also easy not to do.

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Jim Rohn

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...

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Jim Rohn

If you learn to set a good sail, the wind that blows will always take you to the dreams you want, the income you want, and the treasures of mind, purse, and soul you want.

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Jim Rohn

Humility is a virtue; timidity is an illness.

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Jim Rohn

Time is our most valuable asset, yet we tend to waste it, kill it and spend it rather than invest it.

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Jim Rohn

The same wall that keeps out your disappointment also keeps out the sunlight of enriching experiences. So let life touch you. The next touch could be the one that turns your life around.

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Jim Rohn

One of the amazing things we have been given as humans is the unquenchable desire to have dreams of a better life, and the ability to establish goals to live out those dreams.

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Jim Rohn

I find it fascinating that most people plan their vacation with better care than they do their lives. Perhaps that is because escape is easier than change

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Jim Rohn

Reasons come first. Answers come second

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Jim Rohn

There are two ways to face the future. One way is with apprehension; the other is with anticipation

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Jim Rohn

We all need lots of powerful long range goals to help us past the short-term obstacles

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Jim Rohn

We must be careful not to let our current appetites steal away any chance we might have for a future feast

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Jim Rohn

When the promise is clear, the price gets easy

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Jim Rohn

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

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Jim Rohn

Income is primarily determined by your philosophy, not by the economy

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Jim Rohn

Success is not something you pursue. What you pursue will elude you; it can be like trying to chase butterflies. Success is something you attract by the person you become.

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Jim Rohn

We’ve all heard the expression, ‘An apple a day keeps the doctor away.’ Well, I’ve got a good question for you: What if it’s true? Wouldn’t that be easy to do-to eat an apple a day? Here’s...

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Jim Rohn

Learning the art of expressing gratitude will force you to focus on the positive.

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Jim Rohn

The problem with waiting until tomorrow is that when it finally arrives, it is called today.

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Jim Rohn

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

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Jim Rohn

There is plenty of time to argue with new ideas later. They key is to take careful notes first and debate second.

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Jim Rohn

Do whatever you have to do as quickly as you can, so you can do whatever you WANT to do, for as long as you can.

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Jim Rohn

The best motivation is self-motivation.

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Jim Rohn

Success simple disciplines, practiced every day, while failure a few errors in judgment, repeated every day. Choose to succeed.

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Jim Rohn

Economic disaster begins with a philosophy of doing less and wanting more.

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Jim Rohn

For things to change, you have to change.

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Jim Rohn

Civilization is the intelligent management of human emotions.

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Jim Rohn

I've discovered that you can't change people. They can change themselves.

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Jim Rohn

So, before you are tempted to give up or get discouraged, remember all success is based on long term commitment, faith, discipline, attitude and a few stepping stones along the way. You might not like...

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Jim Rohn

One of the first things successful people realize is the old adage, “If it is to be, it is up to me.” That is, for you, the fact that your success and your course is up to you. This doesn’t mean...

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Jim Rohn

If you want to have more, you have to become more!

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Jim Rohn

Don't mistake movement for achievement.

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Jim Rohn

If you're going to affirm something, affirm the truth. Then go do something about it.

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Jim Rohn

Don't look for things to be easier, look for you to be better

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Jim Rohn

Managers help people see themselves as they are; Leaders help people to see themselves better than they are.

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Jim Rohn

One person caring about another represents life's greatest value.

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Jim Rohn

Don't wish it was easier, wish you were better. Don't wish for less problems, wish for more skills. Don't wish for less challenges, wish for more wisdom. The major value in life is not what you get. The...

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Jim Rohn

You cannot speak that which you do not know. You cannot share that which you do not feel. You cannot translate that which you do not have.

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Jim Rohn

The smallest of disciplines, practiced every day, start an incredible process that can change our lives forever.

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Jim Rohn

If you're serious about becoming a wealthy, powerful, sophisticated, healthy, influential, cultured and unique individual, keep a journal. Don't trust your memory. When you listen to something valuable,...

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Jim Rohn

The question is not whether the formula for success will work, but rather whether the person will work the formula.

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Jim Rohn

On the way to work, concentrate on the way - not the work.

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Jim Rohn

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

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Jim Rohn

Always leave people with a solution; the heaven if you do versus the hell if you don't. If you're really skillful you can put the person into the future solution. Shoaff used to say, 'Jim, I can see you...

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Jim Rohn

Opportunity shies away from need, but opportunity is attracted by talent and ability. What you don't want to happen is opportunity to turn cool on you. You don't want to offend opportunity. So the only...

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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.

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Jim Rohn

Set a goal to become a millionaire for what it makes of you to achieve it. Do it for the skills you have to learn and the person you have to become.

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Jim Rohn

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...

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Jim Rohn

The fact is that living the life of your dreams is possible. People prove that every day. Someone somewhere is going to get rich, get healthy and improve their life. My recommendation is this: Let it be...

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Jim Rohn

Don't let your learning lead to knowledge. Let your learning lead to action.

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Jim Rohn

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

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Jim Rohn

Set the kind of goals that will make something of you to achieve them.

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Jim Rohn

Be fascinated instead of frustrated.

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Jim Rohn

Success is doing ordinary things extraordinary well.

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Jim Rohn

Success is 20% skills and 80% strategy. You might know how to read, but more importantly, what's your plan to read?

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Jim Rohn

The goal of effective communication should be for listeners to say, 'Me, too!' versus 'So what?'

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Jim Rohn

The thing that will make the biggest difference to your business, your bank account, your health and your relationships in the next 12 months is your philosophy

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Jim Rohn

Humans have the remarkable ability to get exactly what they must have. But there is a difference between a 'must' and 'want'.

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Jim Rohn

My suggestion would be to walk away from the 90% who don't and join the 10% who do.

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Jim Rohn

The best motivating is self-motivating. The guy says, "I wish someone would come by and turn me on. "What if they don't show up? You've got to have a better plan for your life."

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Jim Rohn

Results, are the name of the game...

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Jim Rohn

Don't ask for life to be easy. Ask for it to be worth it.

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Jim Rohn

Decision making can sometimes seem like inner civil war.

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Jim Rohn

Your paycheck is not your employer's responsibility, it's your responsibility. Your employer has no control over your value, but you do.

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Jim Rohn

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

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Jim Rohn

Love is much deeper than a feeling. Love is a commitment we make to people to always treat that person right and honorably.

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Jim Rohn

Education must precede motivation.

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Jim Rohn

Take advice, but don't take orders.

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Jim Rohn

Attitude determines choice, and choice determines results. All that we are, and all that we can become has indeed been left unto us.

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Jim Rohn

Average people look for ways of getting away with it; successful people look for ways of getting on with it.

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Jim Rohn

Imagination is the beginning of reality.

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Jim Rohn

Don't ask for security, ask for adventure

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Jim Rohn

Confronting and overcoming challenges is an exhilarating experience. It does something to feed the soul and the mind. It makes you more than you were before. It strengthens the mental muscles and enables...

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Jim Rohn

There are three things to leave behind; your photographs, your library, and your personal journals. These things are certainly going to be more valuable to future generations than your furniture!

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Jim Rohn

The word "tip" stands for "to insure promptness." So when should you give it? Up front,of course. Sophisticated people don't take chances on poor service, they insure good service.

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Jim Rohn

A few years ago I lost one of my dearest friends. He died at age 53 - heart attack. David is gone, but he was one of my very special friends. I used to say of David that if I was stuck in a foreign jail...

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Jim Rohn

A rose on time is more valuable than a $1,000 gift that's too late.

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Jim Rohn

One customer well taken care of could be more valuable than $10,000 worth of advertising.

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Jim Rohn

If you wish to find, you must search. Rarely does a good idea interrupt you

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Jim Rohn

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...

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Jim Rohn

Those who seek a better life must first become a better person.

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Jim Rohn

I have found in life that if you want a miracle you first need to do whatever it is you can do – if that’s to plant, then plant; if it is to read, then read; if it is to change, then change; if it...

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Jim Rohn

What changes your world is not wishing for change; what changes your world is changing!

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Jim Rohn

Profits are better than wages. Wages make you a living; profits make you a fortune.

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Jim Rohn

If you want to be a leader who attracts quality people, the key is to become a person of quality yourself.

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Jim Rohn

There lies within each person a huge reservoir of untapped potential for achievement, success, happiness, health and greater prosperity. It's like an ocean unsailed, a new continent unexplored, a world...

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Jim Rohn

Lifestyle is not an amount; it's a practice.

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Jim Rohn

Let others leave their future in someone else's hands, but not you.

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Jim Rohn

Life is accumulative - Either our errors accumulate to what we don't get, or our wise decisions accumulate into what we do get.

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Jim Rohn

Don't ask for the task to be easy... just ask for it to be worth it Don't wish it was easier... wish you were better Don't ask for less challenge... ask for more skill Don't ask for less problems......

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Jim Rohn

Everything we would ever need to become rich and powerful and sophisticated is within our reach. The major reason that so few take advantage of all that we have is simply, neglect.

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Jim Rohn

The most important question to ask is "What am I becoming?"

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Jim Rohn

It is our philosophical set of the sail that determines the course of our lives. To change our current Direction, we have to change our philosophy, not our circumstances.

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Jim Rohn

Focus on the solution, not on the problem.

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Jim Rohn

If you want things to change, You have to change. If you want things to be better, You have to be better.

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Jim Rohn

Associations are both subtle and powerful.

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Jim Rohn

It's best to start the discipline of generosity when the amounts are small. It's easy to give ten cents out of a dollar; it's a little harder to give a hundred thousand out of a million.

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Jim Rohn

Don't wish for less problems; wish for more skills.

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Jim Rohn

It is not what happens that determines the major part of your future. What happens, happens to us all. It is what you do about what happens that counts.

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Jim Rohn

Life, in all its uniqueness, would not be life without the negatives and the positives.

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Jim Rohn

If you were to take the lessons and experiences you've acquired in the past one year, five years or 10 years and skillfully invest that into your future, how powerful would that be? Where would you find...

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Jim Rohn

Only human beings can reorder their lives any day they choose by refining their philosophy.

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Jim Rohn

You can cut down a tree with a hammer, but it takes about 30 days. If you trade the hammer for an ax, you can cut it down in about 30 minutes. The difference between 30 days and 30 minutes is skills.

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Jim Rohn

There are always a half-dozen things that make 80%of the difference. Only SIX things!

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Jim Rohn

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...

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Jim Rohn

Develop a childlike fascination with life and people.

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Jim Rohn

Never begin the day until it is finished on paper.

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Jim Rohn

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

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Jim Rohn

I teach kids how to be rich by the time they are age 40, 35 if they are extra bright. Most kids think they are extra bright, so they go for 35.

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Jim Rohn

People let little things cheat them out of big opportunities

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Jim Rohn

If you don't change your approach than you will never change your results!

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Jim Rohn

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

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Jim Rohn

Once you have seen and felt your ideal future, you will be ready and able to pay any price to get there.

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Jim Rohn

When the why gets stronger, the how gets easier.

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Jim Rohn

Character is a quality that embodies many important traits, such as integrity, courage, perseverance, confidence and wisdom. Unlike your fingerprints that you are born with and can't change, character...

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Jim Rohn

If you want to have more, you have to become more. For things to change, you have to change. For things to get better, you have to become better. If you improve, everything will improve for you....

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Jim Rohn

What we have been is an established and unchangeable fact. What we can yet become is an unlimited, boundless opportunity.

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Jim Rohn

Show your contempt for the problem and your concern for the person.

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Jim Rohn

Pity the man who has a favorite restaurant, but not a favorite author. He's picked out a favorite place to feed his body, but he doesn't have a favorite place to feed his mind!

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Jim Rohn

Help people with problems, your problems disappear.

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Jim Rohn

Don't set your goals too low. If you don't need much, you won't become much.

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Jim Rohn

Always be willing to look at both sides of the argument. Understanding the other side is the best way to strengthen your own.

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Jim Rohn

Vocabulary enables us to interpret and to express. If you have a limited vocabulary, you will also have a limited vision and a limited future.

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Jim Rohn

Be sensitive to the plight of others. You have to know about the tragedies as well as the triumphs, the failures as well as the success.

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Jim Rohn

If you depend on your company to take care of your retirement, your future income will be divided by five. Take care of it yourself, and you can multiply your future income by five.

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Jim Rohn

If you were to show me your current financial plan, would I get so excited by it that I would go across the country and lecture on it? If the answer is no, then here's my question: ‘Why not?’ Why wouldn't...

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Jim Rohn

Never attack a problem without also presenting a solution.

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Jim Rohn

Never begrudge the money you spend on your own education.

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Jim Rohn

Attitude is greatly shaped by influence and association.

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Jim Rohn

To succeed in sales, simply talk to lots of people every day. And here's what's exciting: There are lots of people!

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Jim Rohn

Don't borrow someone else's plan. Develop your own philosophy and it will lead you to unique places.

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Jim Rohn

I think everybody should study ants. They have an amazing four-part philosophy. Never give up, look ahead, stay positive and do all you can.

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Jim Rohn

Make sure what you do is a product of your own conclusion.

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Jim Rohn

Of all the things that can have an effect on your future, I believe personal growth is the greatest. We can talk about sales growth, profit growth, asset growth, but all of this probably will not happen...

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Jim Rohn

Women have an incredible ability to pick up on emotional signals. For example, there are some wolves that are so clever they have learned to dress up like sheep. Man says, "Looks like a sheep. Talks like...

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Jim Rohn

To become financially independent you must turn part of your income into capital; turn capital into enterprise; turn enterprise into profit; turn profit into investment; and turn investment into financial...

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Jim Rohn

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

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Jim Rohn

The key to life is to become skillful enough to be able to do rewarding things.

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Jim Rohn

The millionaire says to a thousand people, 'I read this book and it started me on the road to wealth.' Guess how many go out and get the book? Very few. Isn't that incredible? Why wouldn't everyone get...

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Jim Rohn

If it's raining you can't fix the roof, if it's not raining it doesn't need to be fixed

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Jim Rohn

Don’t spend most of your time on the voices that don’t count. Tune out the shallow voices so that you will have more time to tune in the valuable ones.

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Jim Rohn

Making the most of your life is unusual. That's why you need to develop unusual habits to earn outstanding rewards.

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Jim Rohn

Ambitious people know that everything they do and every discipline they adhere to, form the links in the chain of events that will lead them to their final destination.

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Jim Rohn

Some people take better care of their pets than they do themselves. Their animals can run like the wind and they can barely make it up a flight of stairs.

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Jim Rohn

If you spend five minutes complaining, you have just wasted five minutes. If you continue complaining, it won't be long before they haul you out to a financial desert and there let you choke on the dust...

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Jim Rohn

Wherever You Are, Be There One of the major reasons why we fail to find happiness or to create unique lifestyle is because we have not yet mastered the art of being.

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Jim Rohn

Life without balance can cost you your relationships. Life without balance can cost you your health. Life without balance can cost you your spirituality. Life without balance can cost you your wealth and...

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Jim Rohn

Faith is the ability to see things that don't yet exist. Faith, though, can turn difficulty into reality, positive reality.

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Jim Rohn

Neglect starts out as an infection then becomes a disease.

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Jim Rohn

Learn from the negative as well as the positive, from the failures as well as the successes.

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Jim Rohn

If you want to be healthy study health... if you want to be wealthy, study wealth... if you want to be happy, study happiness.

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Jim Rohn

When the record book on you is finished, let it show your wins and losses. But don't let it show you didn't try.

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Jim Rohn

A life best lived is a life by design. Not by accident, and not by just walking through the day careening from wall to wall and managing to survive. That's okay. But if you can start giving your life dimensions...

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Jim Rohn

We must learn to apply all that we know so that we can attract all that we want.

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Jim Rohn

Leaders, whether in the family, in business, in government, or in education, must not allow themselves to mistake intentions for accomplishments .

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Jim Rohn

You cannot speak that which you do not know. You cannot share that which you do not feel. You cannot translate that which you do not have. And you cannot give that which you do not possess. To give it...

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Jim Rohn

I'm working full-time on my job and part time on my fortune. But it won't be long before I'm working full-time on my fortune. . . can you imagine what my life will look like?

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Jim Rohn

It is hard to keep that which has not been obtained through personal development.

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Jim Rohn

Count the cost first. Don’t pay too big a price for pursuing minor values.

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Jim Rohn

The major key to your better future is you.

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Jim Rohn

Find someone who is willing to share the truth with you.

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Jim Rohn

You cannot succeed by yourself. It's hard to find a rich hermit.

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Jim Rohn

Philosophy is the sum total of all that you know and what you decide is valuable.

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Jim Rohn

Walk away from the 97% crowd. Don't use their excuses. Take charge of your own life.

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Jim Rohn

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

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Jim Rohn

Sharpen your interest in two major subjects: life and people. You will only gather information from a source if you are interested in it.

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Jim Rohn

God has the tough end of the deal. What if instead of planting the seed you had to make the tree? That would keep you up late at night, trying to figure that one out.

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Jim Rohn

The best advice I ever came across on the subject of concentration is: Wherever you are, be there.

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Jim Rohn

The reason why I spend so much money for my journals is to press me to find something valuable to put in them.

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Jim Rohn

Let the views of others educate and inform you, but let your decisions be a product of your own conclusions.

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Jim Rohn

Become a millionaire not for the million dollars, but for what it will make of you to achieve it.

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Jim Rohn

Commit yourself to something bigger than yourself.

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Jim Rohn

Give so much to the improvement of yourself, that you don’t have time to criticize others.

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Jim Rohn

Nothing teaches character better than generosity.

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Jim Rohn

Most people are just trying to get through the day. Sophisticated people learn how to get from the day.

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Jim Rohn

If you want to amend your errors, you must begin by amending your philosophy.

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Jim Rohn

If someone gives you $1,000,000 you'd better become a millionaire so you can keep the money. Success doesn't want to hang around incompetent people.

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Jim Rohn

Change and everything will change for you.

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Jim Rohn

Work harder on yourself than you do on your job. If you work hard on your job, you can make a living. If you work hard on yourself, you can make a fortune... Income seldom exceeds personal development.

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Jim Rohn

We are not born with courage, but neither are we born with fear.

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Jim Rohn

Attitude drives actions. Actions drive results. Results drive lifestyles.

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Jim Rohn

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...

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Jim Rohn

Always do more than what you get paid for. It makes you a valuable person.

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Jim Rohn

When you work, work. When you play, play. Don't mix the two.

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Jim Rohn

Success is not so much what we have as it is what we are.

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Jim Rohn

Don't mistake movement for achievement. It's easy to get faked out by being busy. The question is: Busy doing what?

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Jim Rohn

You can't hire someone else to do your push-ups for you.

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Jim Rohn

The greatest gift you can give to somebody is your own personal development

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Jim Rohn

Seek other people's advice, but don't take orders. And don't take 100% of anyone's advice. Make sure every decision you make is a product of your own conclusion. Be a student, not a disciple.

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Jim Rohn

A novel is never anything, but a philosophy put into images.

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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.

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Jim Rohn

If you go to work on your goals, your goals will go to work on you.

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Jim Rohn

Poor people have big TV's. Rich people have big libraries.

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Jim Rohn

Don't just get through the day, get FROM the day

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Jim Rohn

Don't start your day until you have it finished on paper first.

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Jim Rohn

Your personal philosophy is the greatest determining factor in how your life works out.

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Jim Rohn

An enterprising person is one who sees opportunity in all areas of life.

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Jim Rohn

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

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Jim Rohn

We have both the ability and the responsibility to make better choices beginning today.

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Jim Rohn

Part of success is preparation on purpose.

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Jim Rohn

Good people are found, not changed.

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Jim Rohn

The wind blows on us all, but it's how you set your ssail that makes the difference.

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Jim Rohn

One way to learn to do something right is to do something wrong. Failure must teach us, or surely success will not reward us.

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Jim Rohn

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...

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Jim Rohn

Good people are not trained, they are found. If you are training too much, you may not have the right people.

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Jim Rohn

Initial response illustrates a great deal about someone's personal philosophy.

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Jim Rohn

You must learn to discipline your disappointment.

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Jim Rohn

Remind yourself that you're bound to get better. Don't get down on yourself. Don't beat yourself up. It's the next opportunity that matters, not the last one.

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Jim Rohn

Take advice, but not orders. Only give yourself orders. Abraham Lincoln once said, 'Since I will be no one's slave, I will be no one's master.'

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Jim Rohn

Purpose is stronger than object.

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Jim Rohn

What you get will never make you happy; who you become will make you very happy or very sad.

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Jim Rohn

Discipline weighs ounces and regret weighs tons

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Jim Rohn

Life and business is like the changing seasons. You cannot change the seasons, but you can change yourself. Therein lies the opportunity to live an extraordinary life, the opportunity to change yourself.

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Jim Rohn

Shortly after I met my mentor he asked me, ‘Mr. Rohn, how much money have you saved and invested over the last six years?’ And I said, ‘None.’ He then asked, ‘Who sold you on that plan?’

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Jim Rohn

When someone becomes a millionaire, the least important thing is what they have. The most important thing is what they have become.

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Jim Rohn

Life is a process of accumulation. We either accumulate the debt or the value, the regret or the equity.

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Jim Rohn

Life is brief, even at its longest. Whatever you are going to do with your life, get at it. All good will be attacked. All values must be defended. In all areas of the human existence, what we put into...

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Jim Rohn

Now is the time to fix the next 10 years.

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Jim Rohn

Nothing is more powerful for your future than being a gatherer of good ideas and information. That's called doing your homework.

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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.

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Jim Rohn

When asked to give a speech never turn it down. It is a chance to develop you and to give new insight to others

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Jim Rohn

Learn to get from the day. Not just get through it, get from it. Soak it up. Each day is a piece of the mosaic of your life.

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Jim Rohn

I remember saying to my mentor, 'If I had more money, I would have a better plan.' He quickly responded, 'I would suggest that if you had a better plan, you would have more money.' You see, it's not the...

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Jim Rohn

The biggest reason people don't succeed is because they don't expose themselves to existing information.

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Jim Rohn

The greatest step toward success is self confidence. The greatest builder of self confidence is self esteem, and self esteem comes from doing the daily things you know you should do. Your self esteem will...

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Jim Rohn

Ignorance is not bliss. Ignorance is poverty. Ignorance is devastation. Ignorance is tragedy. And ignorance is illness. It all stems from ignorance.

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Jim Rohn

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

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Jim Rohn

One of the early signs of sophistication is not giving way to all inclinations but rather sending your emotions to school so they will learn how to behave.

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Jim Rohn

There is something magical about putting a problem in writing. It is almost as though by writing about what is wrong, you start to discover new ways of making it right.

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Jim Rohn

Choose action, not rest. Choose the good in life in all things, and choose the opportunity as well as the chance to work when springtime smiles on your face.

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Jim Rohn

An investment in your personal development is the best investment you can make.

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Jim Rohn

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...

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Jim Rohn

If you say something and back it up with your actions, you will provide the 'proof' for people who are listening to you, and they will much more willingly follow your lead.

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Jim Rohn

The bigger the 'why' the easier the 'how'.

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Jim Rohn

Success lies in the opposite direction of the normal pull.

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Jim Rohn

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

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Jim Rohn

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

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Jim Rohn

You need courage to be creative. You need the courage to see things differently, courage to go against the crowd, courage to take a different approach, courage to stand alone, if you have to, courage to...

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Jim Rohn

Enterprise is first creativity. You need creativity to see what's out there and shape it to your advantage. You need creativity to look at the world a little differently. You need creativity to take a...

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Jim Rohn

Happiness is not by chance, but by choice.

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Jim Rohn

Successful people have libraries. The rest have big screen TVs

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Jim Rohn

Finding is reserved for those who reach.

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Jim Rohn

No one else 'makes us angry.' We make ourselves angry when we surrender control of our attitude. What someone else may have done is irrelevant. We choose, not they. They merely put our attitude to a test.

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Jim Rohn

I'm working full time on my job and part time on my fortune

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Jim Rohn

Network marketing is the big wave of the future. It's taking the place of franchising, which now requires too much capital for the average person.

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Jim Rohn

Network marketing is really the greatest source of grass-roots capitalism, because it teaches people how to take a small bit of capital, that is your time, and build the American dream.

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Jim Rohn

All good men and women must take responsibility to create legacies that will take the next generation to a level we could only imagine.

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Jim Rohn

If you really want to do something, you'll find a way. If you don't, you'll find an excuse.

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Jim Rohn

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

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Jim Rohn

By constant self-discipline and self-control you can develop greatness of character. Grenville Kleiser Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.

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Jim Rohn

If two or three agree on a common purpose, nothing is impossible.

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Jim Rohn

Those who will not read are no better off than those who cannot read.

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Jim Rohn

The greatest change to go from average to fortune is not so much an increase in knowledge, but rather, a change in our emotions about achieving our goals.

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Jim Rohn

Practice is just as valuable as a sale. The sale will make you a living; the skill will make you a fortune.

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Jim Rohn

I used to say, ‘Things cost too much.’ Then my teacher straightened me out on that by saying, ‘The problem isn’t that things cost too much. The problem is that you can’t afford it.’ That’s...

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Jim Rohn

If you don't like where you are, then change it. You are not a tree!

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Jim Rohn

Dreams get you started; discipline keeps you going.

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Jim Rohn

For things to change for you, you've got to change!

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Jim Rohn

How long should you try? Until.

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Jim Rohn

With the right attitude, human beings can move mountains. With the wrong attitude, they can be crushed by the smallest grain of sand.

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Jim Rohn

You cannot take the mild approach to the weeds in your mental garden. You have got to hate weeds enough to kill them. Weeds are not something you handle; weeds are something you devastate.

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Jim Rohn

It's a new day, a new beginning for your new life. With discipline you will be amazed at how much progress you'll be able to make. What have you got to lose except the guilt and fear of the past?

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Jim Rohn

You've got to believe in the possibilities. You've got to believe that tomorrow can be better than today. And here's the big one. Believe in yourself.

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Jim Rohn

The greatest form of maturity is at harvest time. This is when we must learn how to reap without complaint if the amounts are small and how to reap without apology if the amounts are big.

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Jim Rohn

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

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Jim Rohn

If you will change everything will change for you. Don’t wait for things to change. Change doesn’t start out there, change starts within....All change starts with you.

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Jim Rohn

Don't ask for security, ask for adventure. Better to live 30 years full of adventure than a 100 years safe in the corner.

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Jim Rohn

It is what you do about what happens that counts.

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Jim Rohn

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

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Jim Rohn

We must not mistake kindness for weakness. Kindness isn't weak. Kindness is a certain type of strength.

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Jim Rohn

Don't take the casual approach to life. Casualness leads to casualties.

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Jim Rohn

Discipline is the foundation upon which all success is built. Lack of discipline inevitably leads to failure.

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Jim Rohn

There is nothing more pitiful than a ready and willing mind but an incapable body.

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Jim Rohn

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

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Jim Rohn

Goals are like a magnet - they pull. And the stronger they are, the more purposeful they are, the bigger they are, the more unique they are, the stronger they pull.

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Jim Rohn

The worst kind of arrogance is arrogance from ignorance.

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Jim Rohn

Fascination is one step beyond interest. Interested people want to know if it works. Fascinated people want to learn how it works.

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Jim Rohn

Don’t let the learning from your own experiences take too long. If you have been doing it wrong for the last ten years, I would suggest that’s long enough!

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Jim Rohn

Treat your body like a temple, not a woodshed. The mind and body work together. Your body needs to be a good support system for the mind and spirit. If you take good care of it, your body can take you...

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Jim Rohn

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

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Jim Rohn

Sincerity is not a test of truth. We must not make this mistake: He must be right; he's so sincere. Because, it is possible to be sincerely wrong. We can only judge truth by truth and sincerity by sincerity.

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Jim Rohn

The world is a magnificent place. What are you going to do with it?

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Jim Rohn

Well chosen words mixed with measured emotions is the basis of affecting people.

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Jim Rohn

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

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Jim Rohn

Sometimes you need to stay in touch but be out of reach.

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Jim Rohn

Financial independence is the ability to live from the income of your own personal resources.

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Jim Rohn

We could all use a little coaching. When you're playing the game, it's hard to think of everything.

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Jim Rohn

Some people you can afford to spend a few minutes with, but not a few hours.

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Jim Rohn

If kids clearly see the promise, they will gladly pay the price.

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Jim Rohn

You must either modify your dreams or magnify your skills

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Jim Rohn

Don't become a victim of yourself. Forget about the thief waiting in the alley; what about the thief in your mind?

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Jim Rohn

Leadership is the challenge to be something more than average.

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Jim Rohn

Profits are better than wages.

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Jim Rohn

Achievers have a can-do attitude that sets them apart from mere dreamers. Achievers are sold out to success-no matter the obstacles-and they are willing to put forth the effort and pay the price of success.

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Jim Rohn

The greatest gift you can give somebody is your own personal development. I used to say, "If you will take care of me, I will take care of you. "Now I say, I will take care of me for you, if you will take...

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Jim Rohn

How sad to see a father with money and no joy. The man studied economics, but never studied happiness.

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Jim Rohn

Income seldom exceeds personal development.

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Jim Rohn

In order to do more. I've got to be more.

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Jim Rohn

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

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Jim Rohn

So when somebody asks me to make a decision about a situation, I don't offer a solution, I ask a question: What are our options? Give me the good, give me the bad, give me the pretty, give me the ugly,...

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Jim Rohn

Excuses are the nails used to build a house of failure.

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Jim Rohn

The same wind blows on us all. The economic wind, the social wind, the political wind. The same wind blows on everybody. The difference in where you arrive in one year, three years, five years, the difference...

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Jim Rohn

The rich invest their money and spend what is left; the poor spend their money and invest what is left.

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Jim Rohn

We must risk going too far to discover just how far we can go.

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Jim Rohn

Live a vital life. If you live well, you will earn well. If you live well, it will show in your face; it will show in the texture of your voice. There will be something unique and magical about you if...

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Jim Rohn

It's important to learn from your mistakes, but it is BETTER to learn from other people's mistakes, and it is BEST to learn from other people's successes. It accelerates your own success.

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Jim Rohn

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...

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Jim Rohn

Only by giving are you able to receive more than you already have.

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Jim Rohn

Start from wherever you are and with whatever you've got.

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Jim Rohn

The big challenge is to become all that you have the possibility of becoming. You cannot believe what it does to the human spirit to maximize your human potential and stretch yourself to the limit.

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Jim Rohn

Successful people engage that creative part of their minds and ask, "Well, I wonder how else I can look at this problem? I wonder how else I could deal with this decision? I wonder what other possibilities...

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Jim Rohn

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.

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Jim Rohn

In America we have the greatest chance for opportunity than anyone else in the past six and a half thousand years. Never in recorded history have so many different gifts from all over the world been deposited...

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Jim Rohn

We generally change ourselves for one of two reasons: inspiration or desperation.

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Jim Rohn

I will take care of me for you, if you will take care of you for me.

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Jim Rohn

For every promise, there is a price to pay... If the promise is clear, the price is easy...

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Jim Rohn

There are some things you don’t have to know how it works – only that it works. While some people are studying the roots, others are picking the fruit. It just depends on which end of this you want...

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Jim Rohn

The major value of reaching goals is not to acquire it, but it's the person you become while you're working to acquire it.

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Jim Rohn

Leaders must understand that some people will inevitably sell out to the evil side. Don't waste your time wondering why; spend your time discovering who.

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Jim Rohn

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

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Jim Rohn

The more you care, the stronger you can be.

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Jim Rohn

Learn how to say no. Don't let your mouth overload your back.

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