Top Inspiring Oprah Winfrey Quotes on Success, Life and Love to Motivate You

Oprah Winfrey Quotes are a set of inspirational words that will pull you up when you feel down.

Oprah Winfrey is an American talk show host, author, actress, philanthropist, and was dubbed as “Queen of All Media”. She was the richest African American of the 20th century. 

She was recognized for her famous talk show, ‘The Oprah Winfrey Show, which is the highest-rated television program of its kind and was nationally syndicated in Chicago from 1986 to 2011.

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Oprah Winfrey Quotes

1.Anything you can imagine, you can create.


2.Where there is no struggle, there is no strength.

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3.Every stumble is not a fall, and every fall does not mean failure.


4.Unless you choose to do great things with it, it makes no difference how much you are rewarded, or how much power you have.


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.

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6.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.


7.If you come to fame not understanding who you are, it will define who you are.


8.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 Quotes on Success

9.You know you are on the road to success if you would do your job, and not be paid for it.


10.The key to realizing a dream is to focus not on success but on significance — and then even the small  steps and little victories along your path will take on greater meaning.


11.For every one of us that succeeds, it’s because there’s somebody there to show you the way out.


Oprah Winfrey Quotes About Life

12.The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate. What I know is, is that if you do work that you love, and the work fulfills you, the rest will come.


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


14.My therapy has come from paying attention to my life.


15.If you want to accomplish the goals of your life, you have to begin with the spirit.


16.The only courage you will need is the courage to live the life you are meant to.


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


18.I have a lot of things to prove to myself. One is that I can live my life fearlessly.


19.I consider the world, this Earth, to be like a school, and our life the classrooms.


20.Whatever has happened to you in your past has no power over this present moment because life is now.

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21.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.


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


23.You need to dream a bigger dream for yourself. That is the lesson. Hold the highest vision possible for your life and it can come true.

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


25.Knowing your deepest intention can be your guiding force in the creation of a better life.


26.Everybody has a calling. And your real job in life is to figure out as soon as possible what that is, who you were meant to be, and to begin to honor that in the best way possible for yourself.


27.If you’re sitting around waiting on somebody to save you, to fix you, to even help you, you are wasting your time because only you have the power to take responsibility to move your life forward.


Oprah Winfrey Quotes for Woman

28.Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another steppingstone to greatness.


29.I am a woman in the process. I’m just trying like everybody else. I try to take every conflict, every experience and learn from it. Life is never dull.


30.I don’t think of myself as a poor deprived ghetto girl who made good. I think of myself as somebody who from an early age knew I was responsible for myself, and I had to make good.


Oprah Winfrey Motivational Quotes

31.I feel that luck is preparation meeting opportunity.

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32.You can have it all. You just can’t have it all at once.


33.Follow your instincts. That’s where true wisdom manifests itself.


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


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


36.I don’t believe in failure. It is not a failure if you enjoyed the process.


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


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


39.When I look into the future, it’s so bright it burns my eyes.


40.Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you.

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41.Turn your wounds into wisdom.


42.Lots of people want 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.


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


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


45.The greatest discovery of all time is that a person can change his future by merely changing his attitude.


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


47.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.


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48.I always knew I was destined for greatness.


49.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. This is your moment. Own it.


50.It does not matter how you came into the world, what matters is that you are here.


51.Don’t let people talk you into what they think is you.


52.You are who you are at this moment because of everything that’s ever happened to you, everything that you carried forward for yourself.

53.If you want to feel good, you have to go out and do some good.

54.I know that inner wisdom is more precious than wealth. The more you spend it, the more you gain.


55.You become what you believe, not what you think or what you want.


56.You can either see yourself as a wave in the ocean or you can see yourself as the ocean.


57.Every day, you’re only as good as your last show.


58.Your job is not just to do what your parents say, what your teachers say, what society says, but to figure out what your heart calling is and to be led by that.


59.You are responsible for the energy that you create for yourself, and you’re responsible for the energy that you bring to others.


60.You alone are enough.


Quotes on Love

61.Love somebody. Just one person. And then spread that to two. And as many as you can. You’ll see the difference it makes.


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


63.Even if you flippin’ fries at McDonald’s if you are excellent, everybody wants to be in your line.


64.No matter who we are or what we look like or what we may believe, it is both possible and, more importantly, it becomes powerful to come together in common purpose and common effort.


65.With age comes, the understanding and appreciation of your most important asset, your health.


66.Being human means you will make mistakes. And you will make mistakes because failure is God’s way of moving you in another direction.


67.When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are.


68.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.


69.I’m black, I don’t feel burdened by it and I don’t think it’s a huge responsibility. It’s part of who I am. It does not define me.


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


71.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.


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


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


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


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


76.If you are still breathing, you have a second chance.


77.Learn from every mistake, because every experience, particularly your mistakes, are there to teach you and force you into being more who you are.

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78.Worrying is wasted time. Use the same energy for doing something about whatever worries you.


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