September 21, 2011

Jim Rohn Loves Self-Education

Anyone who knows me knows that I love quotes and aphorisms. I collect them. So I really enjoyed stumbling across this quote by John Rohn in the book My Philosophy for Successful Living.

“…formal education gets you a job, but self-education is what makes you rich!

The importance of self-education and investing in your own personal development is something that you won’t learn about in high school or even college. However, I can’t stress enough that this is a critical aspect of success.”

I couldn’t agree more.

(Note: The book from which this quote is taken emphasizes financial success a bit too much for my taste since I define success in life far beyond monetary gain. But the quote applies to success in all aspects of life.)

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