13 Jim Rohn Quotes to Keep Your Motivation High

Jim Rohn was an author, entrepreneur and an influential motivational speaker who wrote more than 25 books.

Rohn started in life poor but reached success and fame through hard work. He died in 2009, but his work continues to inspire people all around the world to keep pushing forward and working hard to achieve their dreams.

Here are 13 quotes from this great man for those times when you need a dose of motivation:

If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan.

Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.

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

When you know what you want, and you want it bad enough, you’ll find a way to get it.

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

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

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, but without folly.

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

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

Don’t wish it were easier. Wish you were better.

Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.

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

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