101 Famous Oprah Winfrey Quotes On Life, Success, Women

These famous Oprah Winfrey quotes on life, success, women will motivate you to never give up on your dreams.

Oprah Winfrey Biography

Oprah Gail Winfrey was born on January 29, 1954, is an American talk show host, television producer, actress, author, and philanthropist. She is popular for her talk show The Oprah Winfrey Show. The show is broadcasted from Chicago is the high rated program of its kind in history.  From 1986 to 2011, the show ran in national syndication for 25 years.

Oprah Winfrey was born into a very poor family to a single teenage mother. She mentioned that she had been molested during her childhood and early teens and became pregnant at 14. But her son Canaan was born prematurely and died in infancy. Later she went to  Nashville, Tennessee to live with her father where she got a job in radio while still in high school.

Oprah Winfrey Quotes On Life

At the age of 19, she became the co-anchor for the local evening news. She had hosted many shows and boosted them to the top rankings but she had been fired from her post of news reporter because they think she didn’t have ‘the look’ and wouldn’t be able to ‘connect with viewers’. Later she started her own production company. In the mid-1990s she reinvented her talk show and focus on literature, self-improvement, mindfulness, and spirituality topics.

Oprah Winfrey has been rewarded with the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Obama. She had also received honorary doctorate degrees from Duke and Harvard.

Oprah Winfrey Net Worth: In 2021, Oprah Winfrey’s net worth is $3.5 billion.
Is Oprah Winfrey Married: Yes, she is married to Stedman Graham. They have been together for almost 35 years.
Oprah Winfrey Children: She went into labor prematurely, had a little boy named Canaan but he died before he left the hospital.
How Old Is Oprah Winfrey: She was born on January 29, 1954, so as of now in 2021, she is 67 years old.

Here we are sharing a collection of famous Oprah Winfrey Quotes on Life, Success, Women for you to get inspire and never settle for the ordinary.

Oprah Winfrey Quotes

“You don’t become what you want, you become what you believe.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“Whatever you fear most has no power – it is your fear that has the power”
― Oprah Winfrey

“We are not Human Beings experiencing spiritual lives, we are spiritual beings experiencing human lives.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“I don’t want anyone who doesn’t want me.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“Some women have a weakness for shoes… I can go barefoot if necessary. I have a weakness for books.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“You get to know who you really are in a crisis.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“Forgiveness is giving up the hope that the past could have been any different.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“Turn your wounds into wisdom.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“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.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“I trust that everything happens for a reason, even if we are not wise enough to see it.”
― Oprah Winfrey

Famous Quotes From Oprah Winfrey

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

“The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“Your true passion should feel like breathing; it’s that natural.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“Difficulties come when you don’t pay attention to life’s whisper. Life always whispers to you first, but if you ignore the whisper, sooner or later you’ll get a scream”
― Oprah Winfrey

“What I love most about reading: It gives you the ability to reach higher ground. And keep climbing.”
― Oprah Winfrey, What I Know For Sure

“I’ve learned not to worry about what might come next.”
― Oprah Winfrey

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

“I don’t believe in failure. It’s not failure if you enjoy the process.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“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

“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.”
― Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey Quotes On Success

“I believe that every single event in life happens in an opportunity to choose love over fear.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“Think like a queen. A queen if not afraid to fail. Failure is another stepping stone to greatness.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“We can’t become what we need to be by remaining what we are.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“You teach people how to treat you.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“I finally realized that being grateful to my body was key to giving more love to myself.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“What God intended for you goes far beyond anything you can imagine.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“When people show you who they are … believe them!”
― Oprah Winfrey

“Every one of us gets through the tough times because somebody is there, standing in the gap to close it for us.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“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

Oprah Winfrey Quotes On Life

“Dogs are my favorite role models. I want to work like a dog, doing what I was born to do with joy and purpose. I want to play like a dog, with total, jolly abandon. I want to love like a dog, with unabashed devotion and complete lack of concern about what people do for a living, how much money they have, or how much they weigh. The fact that we still live with dogs, even when we don’t have to herd or hunt our dinner, gives me hope for humans and canines alike.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“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

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

“Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment”
― Oprah Winfrey

“You have to find what sparks a light in you so that you in your own way can illuminate the world.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“Only make decisions that support your self-image, self-esteem, and self-worth.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“When I look at the future, it’s so bright it burns my eyes!”
― Oprah Winfrey

“Every day brings a chance to live free of regret and with as much joy, fun, and laughter as you can stand.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“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.”
― Oprah Winfrey

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

Oprah Winfrey Quotes On Education

“I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“Surround yourself only with people who are going to take you higher.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“You get in life what you have the courage to ask for.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“It makes no difference how many peaks you reach if there was no pleasure in the climb.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“The best thing about dreams is that fleeting moment, when you are between asleep and awake, when you don’t know the difference between reality and fantasy, when for just that one moment you feel with your entire soul that the dream is reality, and it really happened.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“One of the hardest things in life to learn are which bridges to cross and which bridges to burn.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“You are built not to shrink down to less but to blossom into more.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“Life is about becoming more of who you really are….”
― Oprah Winfrey

“My idea is to give hope, because where there is no hope, there is no vision, and where there is no vision, people will perish.”
― Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey Quotes On Love

“The happiness you feel is in direct proportion to the love you give.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“Running is the greatest metaphor for life, because you get out of it what you put into it. ”
― Oprah Winfrey

“I’ve learned that you can’t have everything and do everything at the same time.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“I was once afraid of people saying, “Who does she think she is?” Now I have the courage to stand and say, “This is who I am.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“I choose to rise up out of that storm and see that in moments of desperation, fear, and helplessness, each of us can be a rainbow of hope, doing what we can to extend ourselves in kindness and grace to one another. And I know for sure that there is no them – there’s only us.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“Meditate. Breathe consciously. Listen. Pay attention. Treasure every moment. Make the connection.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“Always take a stand for yourself, your values. You’re defined by what you stand for”
― Oprah Winfrey

“You look at yourself and you accept yourself for who you are, and once you accept yourself for who you are you become a better person.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“If you want your life to be more rewarding, you have to change the way you think.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“The big secret in life is there is no secret. Whatever your goal. You can get there if you’re willing to work.”
― Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey Quotes On Woman

“To love yourself is a never-ending journey.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“When I didn’t have friends, I had books.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“When you know better…You do better.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“The essential question is not, “How busy are you?’ but ‘What are you busy at?’ ‘Are you doing what fulfills you?”
― Oprah Winfrey

“Understand that the right to choose your own path is a sacred privilege. Use it. Dwell in possibility.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“What I know for sure is that what you give comes back to you.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“Luck is a matter of preparation meeting opportunity.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“I am grateful for the blessings of wealth, but it hasn’t changed who I am. My feet are still on the ground. I’m just wearing better shoes.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“In the midst of difficulty lies Opportunity.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“You are where you are in life because of what you believe is possible for yourself.”
― Oprah Winfrey.

Oprah Winfrey Quotes On Leadership

“Life is about growth and change. When you are no longer doing that — that is your whisper; that is your whisper that you are supposed to do something else.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“What other people label or might try to call failure, I have learned is just God’s way of pointing you in a new direction”
― Oprah Winfrey

“Follow your feelings. If it feels right, move forward. If it doesn’t feel right, don’t do it.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“Wherever you are in your journey, I hope you, too, will keep encountering challenges. It is a blessing to be able to survive them, to be able to keep putting one foot in front of the other—to be in a position to make the climb up life’s mountain, knowing that the summit still lies ahead. And every experience is a valuable teacher.”
― Oprah Winfrey, What I Know For Sure

“Devote today to something so daring even you can’t believe you’re doing it.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“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.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“I believe the choice to be excellent begins with aligning your thoughts and words with the intention to require more from yourself.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“Follow your instincts. That’s where true wisdom manifests itself.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“With every experience, you alone are painting your own canvas, thought by thought, choice by choice.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“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 Relationships

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

“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.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“If you’re going to binge, literature is definitely the way to do it.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“You aren’t your past, you are the probability of your future.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“So go ahead. Fall down. The world looks different from the ground.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“What I know for sure is that pleasure is energy reciprocated: What you put out comes back. Your base level of pleasure is determined by how you view your whole life.”
― Oprah Winfrey, What I Know For Sure

“I would like to thank the people who’ve brought me those dark moments, when I felt most wounded, betrayed. You have been my greatest teachers.”
― Oprah Winfrey, The Best of Oprah’s What I Know For Sure

“If you neglect to recharge a battery, it dies. And if you run full speed ahead without stopping for water, you lose momentum to finish the race.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“There is one irrefutable law of the universe: We are each responsible for our own life.”
― Oprah Winfrey, What I Know For Sure

Oprah Winfrey Best Quotes

“Love is a lesson worth learning.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“Do what you have to do until you can do what you want to do.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“One of the greatest gifts you can give is
your undivided attention.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“The only people who never tumble are those who never mount the high wire.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“Everybody looks at their poop.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“The roles we play in each other’s lives are only as powerful as the trust and connection between us–the protection, safety, and caring we are willing to share.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“If a man wants you, nothing can keep him away. If he doesn’t want you, nothing can make him stay.”
― Oprah Winfrey

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

“You can have it all. Just not all at once.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“Education is the key to unlocking the world, a passport to freedom.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“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. ”
― Oprah Winfrey

Did these Oprah Winfrey quotes inspire you?

Despite the difficult childhood, being raped, and lost her child at the age of 14, she chooses to shine and become a true definition of the American. She was told she was not made for the media and entertainment industry but now she is the media mogul.

Winfrey’s journey inspires you to follow your dreams and believe in yourself. We hope these Oprah Winfrey quotes will inspire you to believe in your abilities and work hard for your goals.

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