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76 Inspirational Quotes By Oprah Winfrey To Keep You Going

Famous As: Best Known for Her Daytime Syndicated Talk Show 'The Oprah Winfrey Show'
Born On: January 29, 1954
Born In: Kosciusko, Mississippi, United States
Founder / Co Founder: Oprah's Angel Network, Family for Better Lives, Harpo Productions, Oprah Winfrey Network, Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls, Oxygen, Oprah Winfrey Foundation
Age: 68 Years

Oprah Gail Winfrey is a talk show host, producer, philanthropist, media entrepreneur and actress, who has gone on to become one of the most influential media personalities in the modern era and has been bestowed with the epithet ‘Queen of all Media’. She was born in an impoverished family and had a very tough teenage; however, she recognised her talent as a radio host early on. While she was still 19 years old; she managed to acquire a job as an anchor on local radio. Her distinctly refreshing brand of hosting eventually made her a household name when in 1986, she started hosting The Oprah Winfrey Show and the show became an international hit that lasted for around quarter of a century. The Oprah Winfrey Show went on to become the show with the highest ratings in its particular category and in the process, Winfrey became the first African-American to become a billionaire. However, Winfrey has also been a noted philanthropist and has donated plenty of money to causes close to her heart. She is without doubt one of the most remarkable women in the modern era and has delivered plenty of quotes throughout her long career. Here are the selected ones.

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Turn your wounds into wisdom.

Turn your wounds into wisdom.

Oprah Winfrey
You can have it all. Just not all at once.

You can have it all. Just not all at once.

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

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
True forgiveness is when you can say,

True forgiveness is when you can say, "Thank you for that experience.

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.

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
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.

Oprah Winfrey
If a man wants you, nothing can keep him away. If he doesn't want you, nothing can make him stay.

If a man wants you, nothing can keep him away. If he doesn't want you, nothing can make him stay.

Oprah Winfrey
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.

Oprah Winfrey
I trust that everything happens for a reason, even if we are not wise enough to see it.

I trust that everything happens for a reason, even if we are not wise enough to see it.

Oprah Winfrey
Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.

Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.

Oprah Winfrey
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.

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

Surround yourself only with people who are going to take you higher.

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

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.

Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.

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

You get in life what you have the courage to ask for.

Oprah Winfrey
One if the hardest things in life to learn are which bridges to cross and which bridges to burn.

One if the hardest things in life to learn are which bridges to cross and which bridges to burn.

Oprah Winfrey
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe.

You don't become what you want, you become what you believe.

Oprah Winfrey
I don't want anyone who doesn't want me.

I don't want anyone who doesn't want me.

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

You get to know who you really are in a crisis.

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

Some women have a weakness for shoes... I can go barefoot if necessary. I have a weakness for books.

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.

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.

I believe that every single event in life happens in an opportunity to choose love over fear.

Oprah Winfrey
Your true passion should feel like breathing; it’s that natural.

Your true passion should feel like breathing; it’s that natural.

Oprah Winfrey
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.

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

Think like a queen. A queen if not afraid to fail. Failure is another stepping stone to greatness.

Oprah Winfrey
We can't become what we need to be by remaining what we are.

We can't become what we need to be by remaining what we are.

Oprah Winfrey
The great courageous act that we must all do, is to have the courage to step out of our history and past so that we can live our dreams.

The great courageous act that we must all do, is to have the courage to step out of our history and past so that we can live our dreams.

Oprah Winfrey
Self-esteem comes from being able to define the world in your own terms and refusing to abide by the judgments of others.

Self-esteem comes from being able to define the world in your own terms and refusing to abide by the judgments of others.

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

Forgiveness is giving up the hope that the past could have been any different.

Oprah Winfrey
When I look at the future, it's so bright it burns my eyes!

When I look at the future, it's so bright it burns my eyes!

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

You are responsible for your life. You can't keep blaming somebody else for your dysfunction. Life is really about moving on.

Oprah Winfrey
Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the mext moment

Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the mext moment

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

Only make decisions that support your self-image, self-esteem, and self-worth.

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

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

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.

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
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.

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.

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

The whole point of being alive is to evolve into the complete person you were intended to be.

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

I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become.

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

It makes no difference how many peaks you reach if there was no pleasure in the climb.

Oprah Winfrey
Meditate. Breathe consciously. Listen. Pay attention. Treasure every moment. Make the connection.

Meditate. Breathe consciously. Listen. Pay attention. Treasure every moment. Make the connection.

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.

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

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

Oprah Winfrey
The big secret in life is there is no secret. Whatever your goal. You can get there if you're willing to work.

The big secret in life is there is no secret. Whatever your goal. You can get there if you're willing to work.

Oprah Winfrey
If you want your life to be more rewarding, you have to change the way you think.

If you want your life to be more rewarding, you have to change the way you think.

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

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.

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.

Follow your instincts. That's where true wisdom manifests itself.

Oprah Winfrey
In the mist of Difficulty lies Opportunity.

In the mist of Difficulty lies Opportunity.

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.

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
Education is the key to unlocking the world, a passport to freedom.

Education is the key to unlocking the world, a passport to freedom.

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

You are where you are in life because of what you believe is possible for yourself.

Oprah Winfrey
Mr. Right is coming, but he's in Africa and he's walking.

Mr. Right is coming, but he's in Africa and he's walking.

Oprah Winfrey
Forgiveness is giving up the hope that the past could have been any different, it's accepting the past for what it was, and using this moment and this time to help yourself move forward.

Forgiveness is giving up the hope that the past could have been any different, it's accepting the past for what it was, and using this moment and this time to help yourself move forward.

Oprah Winfrey
Luck is a matter of preparation meeting opportunity.

Luck is a matter of preparation meeting opportunity.

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

With every experience, you alone are painting your own canvas, thought by thought, choice by choice.

Oprah Winfrey
You aren't your past, you are probability of your future.

You aren't your past, you are probability of your future.

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

So go ahead. Fall down. The world looks different from the ground.

Oprah Winfrey
Everything happens for a reason, even when we are not wise enough to see it. When there is no struggle, there is no strength.

Everything happens for a reason, even when we are not wise enough to see it. When there is no struggle, there is no strength.

Oprah Winfrey
The best of times is now.

The best of times is now.

Oprah Winfrey
Whatever you fear most has no power--it is your fear that has the power

Whatever you fear most has no power--it is your fear that has the power

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

I’ve learned not to worry about what might come next.

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

It doesn't matter who you are, where you come from. The ability to triumph begins with you - always.

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.

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
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.

Oprah Winfrey
What God intended for you goes far beyond anything you can imagine.

What God intended for you goes far beyond anything you can imagine.

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

I finally realized that being grateful to my body was key to giving more love to myself.

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

You are built not to shrink down to less but to blossom into more.

Oprah Winfrey
Life is about becoming more of who you really are....

Life is about becoming more of who you really are....

Oprah Winfrey
When people show you who they are ... believe them!

When people show you who they are ... believe them!

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

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

Oprah Winfrey
If you're going to binge, literature is definitely the way to do it.

If you're going to binge, literature is definitely the way to do it.

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I believe there's a calling for all of us. I know that every human being has value and purpose. The real work of our lives is to become aware. And awakened. To answer the call.

I believe there's a calling for all of us. I know that every human being has value and purpose. The real work of our lives is to become aware. And awakened. To answer the call.

Oprah Winfrey
We are not Human Beings experiencing spiritual lives, we are spiritual beings experiencing human lives.

We are not Human Beings experiencing spiritual lives, we are spiritual beings experiencing human lives.

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.

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
Opportunity may knock only once but temptation leans on the door bell

Opportunity may knock only once but temptation leans on the door bell

Oprah Winfrey
You face the biggest challenge of all: to have the courage to seek your big dream regardless of what anyone says. You are the only person alive who can see your big picture and even you can't see it all.

You face the biggest challenge of all: to have the courage to seek your big dream regardless of what anyone says. You are the only person alive who can see your big picture and even you can't see it all.

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