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Saturday, 24 May 2014

Oprah Winfrey Quotes and Sayings

Oprah Winfrey Quotes



Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.
Oprah Winfrey
The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.
Oprah Winfrey
Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody's going to know whether you did it or not.
Oprah Winfrey
Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another steppingstone to greatness.
Oprah Winfrey
Where there is no struggle, there is no strength.
Oprah Winfrey
She is the mother I never had, she is the sister everybody would want. She is the friend that everybody deserves. I don't know a better person.
Oprah Winfrey
The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams.
Oprah Winfrey
Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough.
Oprah Winfrey
Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you.
Oprah Winfrey
Surround yourself with only people who are going to lift you higher.
Oprah Winfrey
The greatest discovery of all time is that a person can change his future by merely changing his attitude.
Oprah Winfrey
I am a woman in process. I'm just trying like everybody else. I try to take every conflict, every experience, and learn from it. Life is never dull.
Oprah Winfrey
Do the one thing you think you cannot do. Fail at it. Try again. Do better the second time. The only people who never tumble are those who never mount the high wire. This is your moment. Own it.
Oprah Winfrey
What material success does is provide you with the ability to concentrate on other things that really matter. And that is being able to make a difference, not only in your own life, but in other people's lives.
Oprah Winfrey
I feel that luck is preparation meeting opportunity.
Oprah Winfrey
Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.
Oprah Winfrey
Excellence is the best deterrent to racism or sexism.
Oprah Winfrey
The struggle of my life created empathy - I could relate to pain, being abandoned, having people not love me.
Oprah Winfrey
I don't believe in failure. It is not failure if you enjoyed the process.
Oprah Winfrey
I was raised to believe that excellence is the best deterrent to racism or sexism. And that's how I operate my life.
Oprah Winfrey
I don't think of myself as a poor deprived ghetto girl who made good. I think of myself as somebody who from an early age knew I was responsible for myself, and I had to make good.
Oprah Winfrey
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
Oprah Winfrey
I believe that every single event in life happens in an opportunity to choose love over fear.
Oprah Winfrey
Understand that the right to choose your own path is a sacred privilege. Use it. Dwell in possibility.
Oprah Winfrey
I remember a specific moment, watching my grandmother hang the clothes on the line, and her saying to me, 'you are going to have to learn to do this,' and me being in that space of awareness and knowing that my life would not be the same as my grandmother's life.
Oprah Winfrey

It isn't until you come to a spiritual understanding of who you are - not necessarily a religious feeling, but deep down, the spirit within - that you can begin to take control.
Oprah Winfrey
I still have my feet on the ground, I just wear better shoes.
Oprah Winfrey
I don't think you ever stop giving. I really don't. I think it's an on-going process. And it's not just about being able to write a check. It's being able to touch somebody's life.
Oprah Winfrey
Biology is the least of what makes someone a mother.
Oprah Winfrey
The whole point of being alive is to evolve into the complete person you were intended to be.
Oprah Winfrey
If you want to accomplish the goals of your life, you have to begin with the spirit.
Oprah Winfrey
Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.
Oprah Winfrey
So go ahead. Fall down. The world looks different from the ground.
Oprah Winfrey
What God intended for you goes far beyond anything you can imagine.
Oprah Winfrey
When I look into the future, it's so bright it burns my eyes.
Oprah Winfrey
It's much easier for me to make major life, multi-million dollar decisions, than it is to decide on a carpet for my front porch. That's the truth.
Oprah Winfrey
If you come to fame not understanding who you are, it will define who you are.
Oprah Winfrey
For everyone of us that succeeds, it's because there's somebody there to show you the way out.
Oprah Winfrey
I have a lot of things to prove to myself. One is that I can live my life fearlessly.
Oprah Winfrey
You CAN have it all. You just can't have it all at once.
Oprah Winfrey
My idea of heaven is a great big baked potato and someone to share it with.
Oprah Winfrey
Books were my pass to personal freedom. I learned to read at age three, and soon discovered there was a whole world to conquer that went beyond our farm in Mississippi.
Oprah Winfrey
My first day in Chicago, September 4, 1983. I set foot in this city, and just walking down the street, it was like roots, like the motherland. I knew I belonged here.
Oprah Winfrey
My philosophy is that not only are you responsible for your life, but doing the best at this moment puts you I the best place for the next moment.
Oprah Winfrey
You know you are on the road to success if you would do your job, and not be paid for it.
Oprah Winfrey
I always knew I was destined for greatness.
Oprah Winfrey
It does not matter how you came into the world, what matters is that you are here.
Oprah Winfrey
Unless you choose to do great things with it, it makes no difference how much you are rewarded, or how much power you have.
Oprah Winfrey
Follow your instincts. That's where true wisdom manifests itself.
Oprah Winfrey
I'm black, I don't feel burdened by it and I don't think it's a huge responsibility. It's part of who I am. It does not define me.
Oprah Winfrey

As you become more clear about who you really are, you'll be better able to decide what is best for you - the first time around.
Oprah Winfrey
What I know is, is that if you do work that you love, and the work fulfills you, the rest will come.
Oprah Winfrey
I'm sick of people sittin' in chairs stating their problems. Then we roll the videotape... then we have our experts on the topic... I'm in the 'What's next?' phase of my career.
Oprah Winfrey
The thing you fear most has no power. Your fear of it is what has the power. Facing the truth really will set you free.
Oprah Winfrey
I had no idea that being your authentic self could make me as rich as I've become. If I had, I'd have done it a lot earlier.
Oprah Winfrey
I'm not even kind of a lesbian.
Oprah Winfrey