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
The most perspective Oprah Winfrey quotes to discover and learn by heart
The greatest discovery of all time is that a person can change his future by merely changing his attitude.
Turn your wounds into wisdom. Oprah Winfrey success story.
Only make decisions that support your self-image, self-esteem, and self-worth.
Look for something positive in each day, even if some days you have to look a little harder.
Let excellence be your brand... When you are excellent, you become unforgettable. Doing the right thing, even when nobody knows you're doing the right thing will always bring the right thing to you.
You are responsible for your life. You can't keep blaming somebody else for your dysfunction. Life is really about moving on.
You will be wounded many times in your life.
You'll make mistakes. Some people will call them failures but I have learned that failure is really God's way of saying, "Excuse me, you're moving in the wrong direction." It's just an experience, just an experience.
Don't worry about being successful but work toward being significant and the success will naturally follow.
Every time you suppress some part of yourself or allow others to play you small, you are in essence ignoring the owner's manual your creator gave you and destroying your design.
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.
The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams.
Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody's going to know whether you did it or not.
Create the highest, grandest vision possible for your life, because you become what you believe
Where there is no struggle, there is no strength.
You've got to follow your passion. You've got to figure out what it is you love--who you really are. And have the courage to do that. I believe that the only courage anybody ever needs is the courage to follow your own dreams.
The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams.
Let your light shine. Shine within you so that it can shine on someone else. Let your light shine.
Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody’s going to know whether you did it or not.
The whole point of being alive is to evolve into the complete person you were intended to be.
You have to find what a sparks a light in you so that you in your own way can illuminate the world.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are.
If friends disappoint you over and over, that's in large part your own fault.
Once someone has shown a tendency to be self-centered, you need to recognize that and take care of yourself; people aren't going to change simply because you want them to.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody is going to know whether you did it or not.
If you want your life to be more rewarding, you have to change the way you think.
Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another steppingstone to greatness.
What I know for sure is that every sunrise is like a new page, a chance to right ourselves and receive each day in all its glory. Each day is a wonder.
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.
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.
You know you are on the road to success if you would do your job, and not be paid for it.
I've come to believe that each of us has a personal calling that's as unique as a fingerprint - and that the best way to succeed is to discover what you love and then find a way to offer it to others in the form of service, working hard, and also allowing the energy of the universe to lead you.
You cannot wait for someone to save you, to help you, to complete you.
No one can complete you. You complete yourself.
Surround yourself with only people who are going to lift you higher.
Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you.
No matter where you are on your journey, that's exactly where you need to be.
The next road is always ahead.
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.
Running is the greatest metaphor for life, because you get out of it what you put into it.
The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.
Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.
Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right.
Books were my pass to personal freedom.
I learned to read at age three, and soon discovered there was a whole world to conquer that went beyond our farm in Mississippi.
Biology is the least of what makes someone a mother.
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.
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.
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.
I was raised to believe that excellence is the best deterrent to racism or sexism. And that's how I operate my life.
You become what you believe.
I believe that every single event in life happens in an opportunity to choose love over fear.
Leadership is about empathy. It is about having the ability to relate to and connect with people for the purpose of inspiring and empowering their lives.
True forgiveness is when you can say, "Thank you for that experience.
You only have to believe that you can succeed, that you can be whatever your heart desires, be willing to work for it, and you can have it.
If you are still breathing, you have a second chance.
Always take a stand for yourself, your values. You're defined by what you stand for
Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.
My idea of heaven is a great big baked potato and someone to share it with.