Oprah Winfrey Quotes on People (13 Quotes)


    Gayle and I have said for years it's a shame other people couldn't be in on the conversation sometimes. It will be about what's going on in the world, and just us talking about it the way we talk about it, as girlfriends. . . . I think that Gayle and Oprah reality radio is going to be a huge hit.

    I think most of the people watching us around the world really don't understand the level of devastation that's going on, ... You have 11 million children in sub-Saharan Africa now suffering as orphans. ... They're AIDS orphans. What I realized is they're children left to take care of themselves.

    I'm a truth seeker. That's what I do every day on the show - put out the truth. Some people don't like it, they call it sensational, but I say life is sensational.

    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.

    I'm sick of people sittin' in chairs stating their problems. Then we roll the videotape... then we have our experts on the topic... I'm in the 'What's next?' phase of my career.


    To be sure, some of the excitement had seeped out of the club by the end. Where initially, an Oprah logo could add a million copies to a book's sales, by the end the figure was more like 600,000. Some people who considered themselves

    You said, 'I'm going to be on your show,' and I was more interested in the car. People say that to me all the time - they say, 'Hey Oprah, I just wrote a book,' or 'I'm a singer,' but you're the first person who ever made that true.

    I was sitting at home feeling frustrated and useless, like so many other people, so I came down to personally assess how I could best be of service.

    I hope... to open the door to the possibilities for a world of people who have never been or even thought of going to a Broadway show.

    Viewers get glimpses of Banks' personality on Model , although she admits that in the tense elimination scenes she's playing a little bit of a character. ... She told me, 'People are going to feel like they know you because you're on TV every single day. This is a whole different life, so get ready for it.'

    Janie, to me, represents awareness of self and becoming a whole person, ... I used to be one of those women who was afraid of being full of herself. Because growing up, and even in elementary school, people would say, 'Oh, she thinks she's so full of herself.'

    Matthew's search for stories of people that he could help led him to an abandoned hospital in New Orleans,

    I think education is power. I think that being able to communicate with people is power. One of my main goals on the planet is to encourage people to empower themselves.


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