Oprah Winfrey quotes

Born
January 29, 1954 Kosciusko, Mississippi, U.S.

Occupation
Media proprietor, talk show host, actress, producer.

Oprah Winfrey is an American media proprietor, talk show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist. She is best known for her talk show The Oprah Winfrey Show, which was the highest-rated television program of its kind in history.

Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you.
– Oprah Winfrey
Even if you flippin’ fries at McDonald’s, if you are excellent, everybody wants to be in your line.
– Oprah Winfrey
The challenge of life, I have found, is to build a resume that doesn’t simply tell a story about what you want to be, but it’s a story about who you want to be.
– Oprah Winfrey
I always feel that until you take your last breath, you’re always growing.
– Oprah Winfrey
I always knew I was destined for greatness.
– Oprah Winfrey
Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.
– Oprah Winfrey
When I look into the future, it’s so bright it burns my eyes.
– Oprah Winfrey
Even people who believe they deserve to be happy and have nice things often don’t feel worthy once they have them.
– Oprah Winfrey
Acting is about going into the space, and there are just some places that I’m not willing to go.
– Oprah Winfrey
Biology is the least of what makes someone a mother.
– 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
Being human means you will make mistakes. And you will make mistakes, because failure is God’s way of moving you in another direction.
– Oprah Winfrey
You can either see yourself as a wave in the ocean or you can see yourself as the ocean.
– Oprah Winfrey
Follow your instincts. That’s where true wisdom manifests itself.
– 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 become so accustomed to succeeding that I no longer even remembered what it was like to fail.
– Oprah Winfrey
Don’t let people talk you into what they think is you.
– 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
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
My therapy has come from paying attention to my life.
– Oprah Winfrey
I feel that luck is preparation meeting opportunity.
– 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
The greatest discovery of all time is that a person can change his future by merely changing his attitude.
– Oprah Winfrey
Over the years, I’ve interviewed thousands of people, most of them women, and I would say that the root of every dysfunction I’ve ever encountered, every problem, has been some sense of a lacking of self-value or of self-worth.
– Oprah Winfrey
Most people honestly want to do as well as they can in their lives.
– Oprah Winfrey
You become what you believe, not what you think or what you want.
– Oprah Winfrey
Surround yourself with only people who are going to lift you higher.
– 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 have a lot of things to prove to myself. One is that I can live my life fearlessly.
– Oprah Winfrey