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Famous Quotes By Oprah Winfrey

Cheryl Mascarenhas
A media mogul, an inspirational icon, and an influential woman, Oprah Winfrey needs no introduction. Here is a compilation of famous quotes by Oprah Winfrey.

Did You Know?

Oprah's real name is Orpah, named after Harafa, who was the sister-in-law of Ruth, mentioned in the Hebrew Bible.
An actress, a philanthropist, publisher, and producer, Oprah Winfrey is indeed a household name made famous by her talk show and achievements. Her heart-warming style and her emotion-centered approach is known to get a lot of individuals opening up to her. A benefactor to others, she has often been criticized for unleashing a confession culture.
Considered to be the most influential women in world, she is also one of the greatest African-American philanthropist in American history. It is but natural that her words are valued and taken as inspiration by many. Here is a list of inspiring quotes that will spiral you towards the road to success, and motivate you to put in your best, always.

Inspirational Quotes by 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."

"The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate."

"Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody's going to know whether you did it or not."
"When there is no struggle, there is no strength."

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

"Turn your wounds into wisdom."

"Surround yourself with only people who are going to lift you higher."
"The greatest discovery of all time is that a person can change his future by merely changing his attitude."

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

"Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you."
"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. Own it."

"The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams."

"Follow your instincts. That's where true wisdom manifests itself."
"For everyone of us that succeeds, it's because there's somebody there to show you the way out."

"You can have it all. You just can't have it all at once."

"Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment."

"What God intended for you goes far beyond anything you can imagine."
"I feel that luck is preparation meeting opportunity."

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

“You can have it all. Just not all at once.”
"Understand that the right to choose your own path is a sacred privilege. Use it. Dwell in possibility."

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

"When I look into the future, it's so bright it burns my eyes."
"You know you are on the road to success if you would do your job, and not be paid for it."

"What I know is, is that if you do work that you love, and the work fulfills you, the rest will come."

"It does not matter how you came into the world, what matters is that you are here."
"Everyday brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance."

"Every one of us gets through the tough times because somebody is there, standing in the gap to close it for us."
"With every experience, you alone are painting your own canvas, thought by thought, choice by choice."

"It isn't until you come to a spiritual understanding of who you are - not necessarily a religious feeling, but deep down, the spirit within - that you can begin to take control."
"Don't back down just to keep the peace. Standing up for your beliefs builds self-confidence and self-esteem."

"Think about any attachments that are depleting your emotional reserves. Consider letting them go."

"I do not believe in failure. It is not failure if you enjoyed the process."
"Even the wildest dreams have to start somewhere. Allow yourself the time and space to let your mind wander and your imagination fly."

"A mentor is someone who allows you to see the hope inside yourself."
"Mr. Right's coming, but he's in Africa, and he's walking."

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

"This is a great day and we're just getting started."
"Devote today to something so daring even you can't believe you're doing it."

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

"When you give up on life, never give up on yourself, because there is so much for you to keep on giving!"

"Everyone has to learn to think differently, bigger, to open to possibilities."
"It's being scared but doing it anyway."

"There is no paycheck that can equal the feeling of contentment that comes from being the person you are meant to be."

"Don't settle for a relationship that won't let you be yourself."
"Let not one single life have passed in vain. What really matters is who you love and how you love."

"I have a lot of things to prove to myself. One is that I can live my life fearlessly."
"I was raised to believe that excellence is the best deterrent to racism or sexism. And that's how I operate my life."

"God can dream a better dream for you than you can!"