Oprah Winfrey Quotes

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“When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are.”- Oprah Winfrey


“Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.”- Oprah Winfrey


“Turn your wounds into wisdom.”- Oprah Winfrey


“Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don’t fight them. Just find a new way to stand.”- Oprah Winfrey


“One of the hardest things in life to learn is which bridges to cross and which bridges to burn.”- Oprah Winfrey


“Surround yourself only with people who are going to take you higher.”- Oprah Winfrey


“True forgiveness is when you can say, ‘Thank you for that experience.’”- Oprah Winfrey


“You don’t become what you want, you become what you believe.”- Oprah Winfrey


“Everyone wants 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


“You get in life what you have the courage to ask for.”- Oprah Winfrey


“The key to realizing a dream is to focus not on success but on significance—and then even the small steps and little victories along your path will take on greater meaning.”- Oprah Winfrey


“Forgiveness is giving up the hope that the past could have been any different.”- Oprah Winfrey


“We have to make the choice—every single day—to exemplify the truth, the respect, and the grace that we wish for this world.”- Oprah Winfrey


“Our goal must be decency and respect for every human we encounter.”- Oprah Winfrey


“The answers keep unfolding as your life expands, if you’re willing to see things for what they are—and what they can be.”- Oprah Winfrey


“I refuse to be quiet in the face of injustice.”- Oprah Winfrey


“Passion is the log that keeps the fire of purpose blazing.”- Oprah Winfrey


“Look inward—the loving begins with you.”- Oprah Winfrey


“Alone time is when I distance myself from the voices of the world so I can hear my own.”- Oprah Winfrey


“Good riddance to decisions that don’t support self-worth.”- Oprah Winfrey


“The best gift anyone can give, I believe, is the gift of sharing themselves.”- Oprah Winfrey


“When you’re open to receiving them, the possibilities just keep on coming.”- Oprah Winfrey


“The big secret in life is that there is no big secret. Whatever your goal, you can get there if you’re willing to work.”- Oprah Winfrey


“The reason I’ve been able to be so financially successful is my focus has never, ever for one minute been money.”- 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


“Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another stepping stone to greatness.”- Oprah Winfrey


“The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.”- Oprah Winfrey


“Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you.”- Oprah Winfrey


“With every experience, you alone are painting your own canvas, thought by thought, choice by choice.”- Oprah Winfrey


“Every time you state what you want or believe, you’re the first to hear it. It’s a message to both you and others about what you think is possible. Don’t put a ceiling on yourself.”- Oprah Winfrey


“If you don’t know what your passion is, realize that one reason for your existence on earth is to find it.”- Oprah Winfrey


“Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody’s going to know whether you did it or not.”- Oprah Winfrey


“Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right.”- Oprah Winfrey


“Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.”- Oprah Winfrey


“I don’t want anyone who doesn’t want me.”- Oprah Winfrey


“Some women have a weakness for shoes…I can go barefoot if necessary. I have a weakness for books.”- Oprah Winfrey


“You get to know who you really are in a crisis.”- Oprah Winfrey


“Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don’t fight them. Just find a new way to stand.”- Oprah Winfrey


“I believe that every single event in life happens in an opportunity to choose love over fear.”- Oprah Winfrey


“When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are.”- Oprah Winfrey


“We can’t become what we need to be by remaining what we are.”- Oprah Winfrey


“You are responsible for your life. You can’t keep blaming somebody else for your dysfunction. Life is really about moving on.”- Oprah Winfrey


“Only make decisions that support your self-image, self-esteem, and self-worth.”- Oprah Winfrey


“You have to find what sparks a light in you so that you in your own way can illuminate the world.”- Oprah Winfrey


“Every day brings a chance to live free of regret and with as much joy, fun, and laughter as you can stand.”- Oprah Winfrey


“The whole point of being alive is to evolve into the complete person you were intended to be.”- Oprah Winfrey


“It makes no difference how many peaks you reach if there was no pleasure in the climb.”- Oprah Winfrey


“I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become.”- Oprah Winfrey


“You look at yourself and you accept yourself for who you are, and once you accept yourself for who you are, you become a better person.”- Oprah Winfrey


“To love yourself is a never-ending journey.”- Oprah Winfrey


“I believe the choice to be excellent begins with aligning your thoughts and words with the intention to require more from yourself.”- Oprah Winfrey


“Follow your instincts. That’s where true wisdom manifests itself.”- Oprah Winfrey


“Education is the key to unlocking the world, a passport to freedom.”- Oprah Winfrey


“I am grateful for the blessings of wealth, but it hasn’t changed who I am. My feet are still on the ground. I’m just wearing better shoes.”- Oprah Winfrey


“You are where you are in life because of what you believe is possible for yourself.”- Oprah Winfrey


“Luck is a matter of preparation meeting opportunity.”- Oprah Winfrey


“So go ahead. Fall down. The world looks different from the ground.”- Oprah Winfrey


“Whatever you fear most has no power—it is your fear that has the power.”- Oprah Winfrey


“The best of times is now.”- Oprah Winfrey


“Difficulties come when you don’t pay attention to life’s whisper. Life always whispers to you first, but if you ignore the whisper, sooner or later you’ll get a scream.”- Oprah Winfrey


“I’ve learned not to worry about what might come next.”- Oprah Winfrey


“I don’t believe in failure. It’s not failure if you enjoy the process.”- 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


“You teach people how to treat you.”- Oprah Winfrey


“I finally realized that being grateful to my body was key to giving more love to myself.”- Oprah Winfrey


“Every one of us gets through the tough times because somebody is there, standing in the gap to close it for us.”- Oprah Winfrey



“You are built not to shrink down to less but to blossom into more.”- Oprah Winfrey


“When people show you who they are…believe them!”- Oprah Winfrey


“My idea is to give hope, because where there is no hope, there is no vision, and where there is no vision, people will perish.”- Oprah Winfrey


“I’ve learned that you can’t have everything and do everything at the same time.”- Oprah Winfrey


“I was once afraid of people saying, ‘Who does she think she is?’ Now I have the courage to stand and say, ‘This is who I am.’”- Oprah Winfrey


“I will tell you that there have been no failures in my life. I don’t want to sound like some metaphysical queen, but there have been no failures. There have been some tremendous lessons.”- Oprah Winfrey


“Understand that the right to choose your own path is a sacred privilege. Use it. Dwell in possibility.”- Oprah Winfrey


“Life is about growth and change. When you are no longer doing that—that is your whisper; that is your whisper that you are supposed to do something else.”- Oprah Winfrey


“Devote today to something so daring even you can’t believe you’re doing it.”- Oprah Winfrey


“Follow your feelings. If it feels right, move forward. If it doesn’t feel right, don’t do it.”- Oprah Winfrey


“I want every day to be a fresh start on expanding what is possible.”- Oprah Winfrey


“You can either waltz boldly onto the stage of life and live the way you know your spirit is nudging you to, or you can sit quietly by the wall, receding into the shadows of fear and self-doubt.”- Oprah Winfrey


“The only people who never tumble are those who never mount the high wire.”- Oprah Winfrey


“What I know for sure is that pleasure is energy reciprocated: What you put out comes back. Your base level of pleasure is determined by how you view your whole life.”- Oprah Winfrey


“One of the greatest gifts you can give is your undivided attention.”- Oprah Winfrey


“Do what you have to do until you can do what you want to do.”- Oprah Winfrey


“If you neglect to recharge a battery, it dies. And if you run full speed ahead without stopping for water, you lose momentum to finish the race.”- Oprah Winfrey


“The greatest discovery of all time is that a person can change his future by merely changing his attitude.”- Oprah Winfrey


“Connect. Embrace. Liberate. Love somebody. Just one person. And then spread that to two. And as many as you can. You’ll see the difference it makes.”- Oprah Winfrey


“Know this for sure: When you get the chance, go for it.”- Oprah Winfrey


“Love is a lesson worth learning.”- Oprah Winfrey


“Improving your life doesn’t have to be about changing everything–it’s about making changes that count.”- Oprah Winfrey


“All stress comes from resisting what is.”- Oprah Winfrey


“There’s a difference between thinking you deserve to be happy and knowing that you are worthy of being happy. Your being alive makes worthiness your birthright. You alone are enough.”- Oprah Winfrey


“Energy is the essence of life. Every day you decide how you’re going to use it by knowing what you want and what it takes to reach that goal, and my maintaining focus.”- Oprah Winfrey


“So long as you’re still worried about what others think of you, you are owned by them. Only when you require no approval from outside yourself can you own yourself.”- Oprah Winfrey


”Where there is no struggle there is no strength.”- Oprah Winfrey


”It doesn’t matter who you are, where you come from. The ability to triumph begins with you – always.”- Oprah Winfrey


”Forgiveness is letting go of the hope that the past can be changed.”- Oprah Winfrey


”I would like to thank the people who’ve brought me those dark moments, when I felt most wounded, betrayed. You have been my greatest teachers.”- Oprah Winfrey

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