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Inspirational quotes by Oprah Winfrey on love, leadership, life, success and other things.

76 Inspirational Quotes By Oprah Winfrey To Keep You Going

Quick Facts

Famous As: Media proprietor

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

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.

Oprah Winfrey

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

Oprah Winfrey

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.

Oprah Winfrey

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.

Oprah Winfrey

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.

Oprah Winfrey

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.

Oprah Winfrey

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.

Oprah Winfrey

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.

Oprah Winfrey

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.

Oprah Winfrey

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

Oprah Winfrey

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.

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

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.

Oprah Winfrey

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.

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.

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.

Oprah Winfrey

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

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

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

Oprah Winfrey

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.

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

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.

Oprah Winfrey

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.

Oprah Winfrey

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.

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

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.

Oprah Winfrey

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.

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

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.

Oprah Winfrey

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.

Oprah Winfrey

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

Oprah Winfrey

Luck is a matter of preparation meeting opportunity.

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.

Oprah Winfrey

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.

Oprah Winfrey

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.

Oprah Winfrey

The best of times is now.

Oprah Winfrey

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.

Oprah Winfrey

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.

Oprah Winfrey

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.

Oprah Winfrey

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.

Oprah Winfrey

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

Oprah Winfrey

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.

Oprah Winfrey

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

Oprah Winfrey

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.

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

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.

Oprah Winfrey