Oprah Winfrey Motivational Quotes

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Oprah Winfrey was born January 29, 1954 in Mississippi. She’s done it all in the world of media and entertainment, but she built her fame and fortune as host of syndicated Oprah Winfrey Show which aired from 1986-2011. It was the highest-rated show of its kind in history. It made Oprah a household name and one of the most influential people in The United States.

An appearance on the show by an entrepreneur or a mention of an author’s book, often immediately sent them into the stratosphere. She’s been called the most influential woman in the world. She’s richest African American of the 20th Century and has been called the greatest African American philanthropist in history.

Her influence helped break many taboos, gave people a place to tell their story, and helped increase the popularity of spiritual approaches to personal development.

Here are some of my favorite Oprah quotes.

  1. Turn your wounds into wisdom.

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

  3. Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody’s going to know whether you did it or not.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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

  7. You don’t become what you want, you become what you believe.

  8. 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.

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

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

  11. I trust that everything happens for a reason, even when we’re not wise enough to see it.

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

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

  14. It doesn’t matter who you are, where you come from. The ability to triumph begins with you – always.

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

  16. When I look into the future, it's so bright it burns my eyes.

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

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

  19. Use your life to serve the world, and you will find that is also serves you.

  20. Create the highest grandest vision for your life. Then let every step move you in that direction.

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

  22. I believe that one of life’s greatest risks is never daring to risk.

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