Quotation Explorer - 'Oprah Winfrey'

All pain is the same. - Oprah Winfrey
It doesn't matter who you are, where you come from. The ability to triumph begins with you - always. - Oprah Winfrey
Forgiveness is giving up the hope that the past could have been any different. - Oprah Winfrey
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
If a man wants you, nothing can keep him away. If he doesn't want you, nothing can make him stay. - Oprah Winfrey
When I didn't have friends, I had books. - Oprah Winfrey
I believe that every single event in life happens in an opportunity to choose love over fear. - Oprah Winfrey
I believe that uncertainty is really my spirit's way of whispering, "I'm in flux. I can't decide for you. Something is off-balance here." - Oprah Winfrey
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
Often we don't even realize who we're meant to be because we're so busy trying to live out someone else's ideas. But other people and their opinions hold no power in defining our destiny. - Oprah Winfrey
You teach people how to treat you. - Oprah Winfrey
Failure is defined by our reaction to it. - Oprah Winfrey
Books were my pass to personal freedom. I learned to read at age three, and there discovered was a whole world to conquer that went beyond our farm in Mississippi. - Oprah Winfrey
I finally realized that being grateful to my body was key to giving more love to myself. - Oprah Winfrey
Understand that the right to choose your own path is a sacred privilege. Use it. Dwell in possiblity. - Oprah Winfrey
All these years I've been feeling like I was growing into myself. Finally, I feel grown. - Oprah Winfrey
Everything in your world is created by what you think. - Oprah Winfrey
Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody's going to know whether you did it or not. - Oprah Winfrey
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a different way to stand. - Oprah Winfrey
There's no easy way out. If there were, I would have bought it. And believe me, it would be one of my favorite things! - Oprah Winfrey
The roses, the lovely notes, the dining and dancing are all welcome and splendid. But when the Godiva is gone, the gift of real love is having someone who'll go the distance with you. Someone who, when the wedding day limo breaks down, is willing to share a seat on the bus. - Oprah Winfrey
Inner wisdom is more important than wealth. The more you spend it, the more you gain. - Oprah Winfrey
Know this for sure: When you get the chance, go for it. - Oprah Winfrey
In every aspect of our lives, we are always asking ourselves, How am I of value? What is my worth? Yet I believe that worthiness is our birthright. - Oprah Winfrey
It is confidence in our bodies, minds and spirits that allows us to keep looking for new adventures, new directions to grow in, and new lessons to learn - which is what life is all about. - Oprah Winfrey
Before you agree to do anything that might add even the smallest amount of stress to your life, ask yourself: What is my truest intention? Give yourself time to let a yes resound within you. When it's right, I guarantee that your entire body will feel it. - Oprah Winfrey
In the mist of Difficulty lies Opportunity. - Oprah Winfrey
There is no greater gift you can give or receive than to honor your calling. It’s why you were born. And how you become most truly alive. - Oprah Winfrey
I believe that [everyone] is the keeper of a dream - and by tuning into one another's secret hopes, we can become better friends, better partners, better parents, and better lovers. - Oprah Winfrey
Getting my lifelong weight struggle under control has come from a process of treating myself as well as I treat others in every way. - Oprah Winfrey
Forget about the fast lane. If you really want to fly, harness your power to your passion. Honor your calling. Everybody has one. Trust your heart, and success will come to you. - Oprah Winfrey
In order to be truly happy, you must live along with, and you must stand for something larger than yourself. - Oprah Winfrey
Life is a reciprocal exchange. To move forward, you have to give back. - Oprah Winfrey
Follow your feelings. If it feels right, move forward. If it doesn't feel right, don't do it. - 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. This is your moment. Own it. - Oprah Winfrey
When you don't know what to do, get still. Get very still until you do know what to do. - Oprah Winfrey
Listen. Pay attention. Treasure every moment. - Oprah Winfrey
Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another stepping-stone to greatness. - Oprah Winfrey
Whatever you fear most has no power - it is your fear that has the power. - Oprah Winfrey
What we're all striving for is authenticity, a spirit-to-spirit connection. - Oprah Winfrey
Every time you state what you want or believe, you're the first to hear it. It's a message to both you and others about what you think is possible. Don't put a ceiling on yourself. - Oprah Winfrey
When you're doing the work you're meant to do, it feels right and every day is a bonus, regardless of what you're getting paid. - Oprah Winfrey
I trust that everything happens for a reason, even when we're not wise enough to see it. - Oprah Winfrey
True forgiveness is when you can say, 'Thank you for that experience. - Oprah Winfrey
Feelings are really your GPS system for life. When your supposed to do something, or not supposed to do something, your emotional guidance system lets you know. - Oprah Winfrey
Everyone in the world is constantly fighting an internal battle. A battle between what the brain knows is right and what the heart knows it wants. - Oprah Winfrey
Check your ego at the door and check your gut instead. Every right decision I have ever made has come from my gut. Every wrong decision I've made was the result of me not listening to the greater voice of myself - Oprah Winfrey
Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody’s going to know whether you did it or not. - Oprah Winfrey
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. - Oprah Winfrey
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
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
We can't become what we need to be by remaining what we are. - 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
When people show you who they are; believe them. - Oprah Winfrey
I don't believe in failure. It is not failure if you enjoyed the process. - Oprah Winfrey
Be more splendid, more extraordinary. Use every moment to fill yourself up. - Oprah Winfrey
If you want your life to be more rewarding, you have to change the way you think. - Oprah Winfrey
The whole point of being alive is to evolve into the complete person you were intended to be. - Oprah Winfrey
I think that when you invite people to your home, you invite them to yourself. - Oprah Winfrey
My constant prayer for myself is to be used in service for the greater good. - Oprah Winfrey
Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the mext moment - Oprah Winfrey
We are each responsible for our own life - no other person is or even can be. - Oprah Winfrey
Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure. - Oprah Winfrey
When I look at the future, it's so bright it burns my eyes! - Oprah Winfrey
The happiness you feel is in direct proportion to the love you give. - Oprah Winfrey
You can take from every experience what it has to offer you. And you cannot be defeated if you just keep taking one breath followed by another. - Oprah Winfrey
I trust that everything happens for a reason, even if we are not wise enough to see it. - Oprah Winfrey
Let your light shine. Shine within you so that it can shine on someone else. Let your light shine. - Oprah Winfrey
You can have it all. Just not all at once. - Oprah Winfrey
I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become. - Oprah Winfrey
Partake of some of life's sweet pleasures. And yes, get comfortable with yourself. - Oprah Winfrey
With every experience, you alone are painting your own canvas, thought by thought, choice by choice. - Oprah Winfrey
Use what you have to run toward your best - that's how I now live my life. - Oprah Winfrey
I do not know what the future holds, but I know who holds the future. - Oprah Winfrey
When you choose the paradigm of service, it turns everything you do from a job into a gift. - Oprah Winfrey
I believe luck is preparation meeting opportunity. If you hadn’t been prepared when the opportunity came along, you wouldn’t have been lucky. - Oprah Winfrey
You can have it all. You just can't have it all at once. - Oprah Winfrey
You really haven't changed, you've just become more of yourself. That is really what were all trying to do: become more of ourselves. - Oprah Winfrey
Surround yourself with only people who are going to lift you higher. - Oprah Winfrey
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance. - Oprah Winfrey
If it doesn't feel right, don't do it. That's the lesson. That lesson alone, will save you a lot of grief. Even doubt means don't. - Oprah Winfrey
How do I define success? Let me tell you, money's pretty nice. But having a lot of money does not automatically make you a successful person. What you want is money and meaning. You want your work to be meaningful, because meaning is what brings the real richness to your life. - Oprah Winfrey
Nobody's journey is seamless or smooth. We all stumble. We all have setbacks. It's just life's way of saying, "Time to change course." - Oprah Winfrey
The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate. - 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
You have to find what sparks a light in you so that you in your own way can illuminate the world. - 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
Mr. Right is coming, but he's in Africa and he's walking. - Oprah Winfrey
The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your 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
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
Living in the moment brings you a sense of reverence for all of life's blessings. - 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
There's no such thing as failure. Mistakes happen in your life to bring into focus more clearly who you really are. - Oprah Winfrey
What I know for sure is that what you give comes back to you. - Oprah Winfrey
I define joy as a sustained sense of well-being and internal peace - a connection to what matters. - Oprah Winfrey
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
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
True forgiveness is when you can say, "Thank you for that experience. - Oprah Winfrey
My philosophy is that not only are you responsible for your life, but doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment. - 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
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
If you're hurting, you need to help somebody else ease their hurt. If you're in pain, help somebody else's pain. - Oprah Winfrey
You are built not to shrink down to less but to blossom into more. - Oprah Winfrey
Walk through life eager and open to self-improvement and that which is going to best help you evolve, because that's really why were here: to evolve as human beings. - Oprah Winfrey
What I find powerful is a person withthe confidence to be her own self. - Oprah Winfrey
Don't back down just to keep the peace. Standing up for yourself builds self confidence and self esteem. - Oprah Winfrey
Energy is the essence of life. Every day you decide how you're going to use it by knowing what you want and what it takes to reach that goal, and by maintaining focus. - Oprah Winfrey
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
As long as other people's opinions matter more than your own, you're owned by them. You're not even free. - Oprah Winfrey
Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right. - Oprah Winfrey
The key to realizing a dream is to focus not on success but significance - and then even the small steps and little victories along your path will take on greater meaning. - Oprah Winfrey
Surround yourself only with people who are going to take you higher. - Oprah Winfrey
Though I am grateful for the blessings of wealth, it hasn't changed who I am. My feet are still on the ground. I'm just wearing better shoes. - Oprah Winfrey
Forgiveness is letting go of the hope that the past can be changed. - Oprah Winfrey
Turn your wounds into wisdom. - Oprah Winfrey
The big secret in life is that there is no big secret. Whatever your goal, you can get there if you're willing to work. - Oprah Winfrey
I believe that one of life's greatest risks is never daring to risk. - Oprah Winfrey
Eating more consciously now feels like a way of being. I actually think about how my food got to my plate. - Oprah Winfrey
I've learned that you can't have everything and do everything at the same time. - Oprah Winfrey
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