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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.
Jim Rohn

You have to do more than you get paid for, because that's where the fortune is.
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Never begrudge the money you spend on your own education.
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Don't let your learning lead to knowledge. Let your learning lead to action.
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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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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 then go to bed. You can't sit up half the
night planning, planning, planning." And he's the same guy who's behind on his car payment.
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We can have more than we've got because we can become more than we are.
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Here is a good prayer: "Help me to see it as it is, and help me to see it better as it is, and
then inspire me to act." Facts and faith and action - what a combination for personal
progress! And action puts fear to flight!
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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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Your income is directly related to your philosophy, not to the economy.
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If you don't like how things are, change it. You're not a tree.
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One person caring about another represents life's greatest value.
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The Bible says that it is hard for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of heaven. It doesn't
say that it is impossible.
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Money is usually attracted, not pursued.
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You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.
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The best motivation is self-motivation. 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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Excuses are the nails used to build a house of failure.
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We must all suffer from one of two pains: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret. The
difference is discipline weighs ounces while regret weighs tons.
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Income seldom exceeds personal development.
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Don't take the casual approach to life. Casualness leads to casualties.
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We generally change ourselves for one of two reasons: Inspiration or desperation.
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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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Doing less than you are capable of doing creates lack of self-esteem. And lack of self-esteem
is the greatest deterrent to success.
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It's easy to remain mediocre. All you need to do is spend major time on minor things with
minor people. Sophisticated people weigh their actions. They know what a major is and what a
minor is.
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Mortimer Adler, the philosopher, said, "If we don't go for the higher tastes, we will settle for
the lower ones."
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If you wish to find, you must search. Rarely does a good idea interrupt you.
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Learn to hide your need and show your skill.
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We must risk going too far to discover just how far we can go.
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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 me thinking? And, most important, what do they have me becoming?
Then ask yourself the big question: Is that okay?
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You don't get paid for the hour. You get paid for the value you bring to an hour.
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Profits are better than wages - wages make you a living; profits make you a fortune.
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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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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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The best advice I ever came across on the subject of concentration is: Wherever you
are, be there.
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Better understated than overstated. Let people be surprised that it was more than you
promised and easier than you said.
Jim Rohn

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