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Oprah Winfrey Quotes


An American talk-show host, actress, and entrepreneur.
(1954 - )

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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.
[Self Knowledge]
 

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.
[Thankfulness]
 

Biology is the least of what makes someone a mother.
[Mother]
 

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.
[Books]
 

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

Create the highest, grandest vision possible for your life, because you become what you believe.
[Vision]
 

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.
 

Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.
 

Excellence is the best deterrent to racism or sexism.
[Excellence]
 

Follow your instincts. That's where true wisdom manifests itself.
[Instincts]
 

For everyone of us that succeeds, it's because there's somebody there to show you the way out.
 

God can dream a bigger dream for you than you can dream for yourself, and your role on Earth is to attach yourself to that divine force and let yourself be released to it.
[Spirituality]
 

I always knew I was destined for greatness.
 

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.
 

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

I don't believe in failure. It is not failure if you enjoyed the process.
 

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.
 

I don't think you ever stop giving. I really don't. I think it's an on-going process. And it's not just about being able to write a check. It's being able to touch somebody's life.
[Able]
 

I feel that luck is preparation meeting opportunity.
 

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


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