Oprah Winfrey

oprah winfrey quotes

Oprah Gail Winfrey is a one of the most famous and influential media personality, best known for her show The Oprah Winfrey Show all around the world. She is an actress, host, media executive, television producer and philanthropist.

Oprah was born into poverty in rural Mississippi on January 29, 1954. During starting phases of her career, she realized her passion for media and entertainment. After successfully hosting some shows, she launched her own production company and became international icon through her wildly popular program, The Oprah Winfrey Show. Since then, Winfrey never looked back and became the definition of the American Dreams.

Winfrey also launched her own TV network, the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN). According to Forbes magazine, Winfrey was the richest African American of the 20th century and the world’s only Black billionaire.

Oprah Winfrey Quotes

Opportunity may knock only once but temptation leans on the door bell.
Opportunity may knock only once but temptation leans on the door bell.
The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams.
The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams.
Excellence is the best deterrent to racism or sexism
Excellence is the best deterrent to racism or sexism.
You alone are enough
You alone are enough.
You know you are on the road to success if you would do your job and not be paid for it
You know you are on the road to success if you would do your job and not be paid for it.
I trust that everything happens for a reason...
I trust that everything happens for a reason, even when we’re not wise enough to see it.
Create the highest, grandest vision possible for your life...
Create the highest, grandest vision possible for your life, because you become what you believe.
Do the one thing you think you cannot do. Fail at it. Try again. Do better the second time.
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.
Whatever has happened to you in your past has no power over this present moment...
Whatever has happened to you in your past has no power over this present moment, because life is now.
With every experience, you alone are painting your own canvas...
With every experience, you alone are painting your own canvas, thought by thought, choice by choice.
Everyone wants to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will...
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.
If you want to feel good, you have to go out and do some good.
If you want to feel good, you have to go out and do some good.
I was once afraid of people saying - Who does she think she is?
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”.
When people show you who they are … believe them!
When people show you who they are … believe them!
True forgiveness is when you can say - Thank you for that experience.
True forgiveness is when you can say, “Thank you for that experience.”
Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you.
Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you.
I don’t believe in failure. It’s not failure if you enjoy the process.
I don’t believe in failure. It’s not failure if you enjoy the process.
The thing you fear most has no power. Your fear of it is what has the power....
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.
Step out of the history that is holding you back....
Step out of the history that is holding you back. Step into the new story you are willing to create.
I believe that every single event in life happens in an opportunity to choose love over fear
I believe that every single event in life happens in an opportunity to choose love over fear.
Being human means you will make mistakes.
Being human means you will make mistakes. And you will make mistakes, because failure is God’s way of moving you in another direction.
So go ahead. Fall down. The world looks different from the ground.
So go ahead. Fall down. The world looks different from the ground.
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity.
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.
Education is the key to unlocking the world, a passport to freedom.
Education is the key to unlocking the world, a passport to freedom.
Understand that the right to choose your own path is a sacred privilege.
Understand that the right to choose your own path is a sacred privilege. Use it. Dwell in possibility.
You can have it all. Just not all at once.
You can have it all. Just not all at once.
Surround yourself with only people who are going to lift you higher.
Surround yourself with only people who are going to lift you higher.
I feel that luck is preparation meeting opportunity.
I feel that luck is preparation meeting opportunity.
Every stumble is not a fall, and every fall does not mean failure.
Every stumble is not a fall, and every fall does not mean failure.
A true sign of confidence is when you are able to break away from the crowd, regardless of what others say or think.
A true sign of confidence is when you are able to break away from the crowd, regardless of what others say or think.
Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more.
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.
What I know is, is that if you do work that you love, and the work fulfills you, the rest will come.
What I know is, is that if you do work that you love, and the work fulfills you, the rest will come.
Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody's going to know whether you did it or not.
Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody’s going to know whether you did it or not.
One of the hardest things in life to learn are which bridges to cross and which bridges to burn
One of the hardest things in life to learn are which bridges to cross and which bridges to burn.
Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.
Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.
Anything you can imagine you can create.
Anything you can imagine you can create.
The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.
The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.
If a man wants you, nothing can keep him away.
If a man wants you, nothing can keep him away. If he doesn’t want you, nothing can make him stay.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are.
Where there is no struggle there is no strength.
Where there is no struggle there is no strength.
Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail.
Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another steppingstone to greatness.
Turn your wounds into wisdom
Turn your wounds into wisdom.