Oprah Winfrey Quotes

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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Let’s look at some of Oprah Winfrey Quotes

1.Anything you can imagine, you can create.Oprah Winfrey

2.Where there is no struggle, there is no strength.– Oprah Winfrey

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

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.– Oprah Winfrey

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.– Oprah Winfrey

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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.– Oprah Winfrey

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

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

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.– Oprah Winfrey

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.– Oprah Winfrey

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

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.– Oprah Winfrey

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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.– Oprah Winfrey

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

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.– Oprah Winfrey

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

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

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.– Oprah Winfrey

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

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Oprah Winfrey Quotes for Woman

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

29.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

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

Oprah Winfrey Motivational Quotes

31.I feel that luck is preparation meeting opportunity.– Oprah Winfrey

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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41.Turn your wounds into wisdom.– Oprah Winfrey

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.– Oprah Winfrey

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

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

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

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

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.– Oprah Winfrey

Inspirational quotes from Oprah Winfrey

48.I always knew I was destined for greatness.– Oprah Winfrey

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.– Oprah Winfrey

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

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

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.– Oprah Winfrey

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

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

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

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

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

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.– Oprah Winfrey

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

60.You alone are enough.– Oprah Winfrey

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.– Oprah Winfrey


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

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

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.– Oprah Winfrey

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

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.– Oprah Winfrey

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

68.Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new centre of gravity. Don’t fight them. Just find a new way to stand.– Oprah Winfrey

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.– Oprah Winfrey

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

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.– Oprah Winfrey

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

73.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

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

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

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

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.– Oprah Winfrey

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


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