Oprah Winfrey Quotes

Create the highest, grandest vision possible for your life, because you become what you believe

To move forward you have to give back.

You are not your circumstances. You are your possibilities. If you know that, you can do anything.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

You are the author of your own life…Don’t let others define it for you. Real power comes by doing what you are meant to be doing, and doing it well.

Nothing happens until you decide. Make a decision and watch your life move forward.

No experience is wasted. Everything in life is happening to grow you up, to fill you up, to help you become more of who you were created to be.

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.

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

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

Having the courage to stand up and pursue your dreams will give you life’s greatest reward and life’s greatest adventure.

What I know for sure is that what you give comes back to you.

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.

Once you clarify your purpose for doing something, the way to do it becomes clear

You are not the product of your circumstances. You are a composite of all the things you believe, and all the places you believe you can go. Your past does not define you. You can step out of your history and create a new day for yourself. Even if the entire culture is saying, “You can’t.” Even if every single possible bad thing that can happen to you does. You can keep going forward.

Whatever you fear most has no power–it is your fear that has the power

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

Failure is a great teacher and, if you are open to it, every mistake has a lesson to offer.

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

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

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.