Oprah Winfrey Quotes (145 Quotes)

    Together with my friends, we look forward to creating programming that will entertain, inform and inspire our listening audience on XM.

    These are women who, when I was growing up, made a difference for me, ... The first time I saw Diana Ross and the Supremes on the 'Ed Sullivan Show,' it changed my life.

    Excellence is the best deterrent to racism or sexism.

    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.

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

    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 know I'm a person who's been bugged for years about the up and down weight thing.

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

    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.

    If all this happened to you what paradigm might you develop How might that paradigm affect you in terms of your life from that point on What does this tell you about Abe There are no failures, only lessons to be learned.

    You CAN have it all. You just can't have it all at once.

    When I look into the future, it's so bright it burns my eyes.

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

    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.

    SEND ME BACK TO PRISON My final plea is to you Miss Winfrey, ... The Oprah Winfrey Show.

    It's a combination of eating consciously, vigorous exercise and being comfortable in my body.

    I've been doing this a long time and people have made donations and they've been very kind, but no one has ever given our Angel Network 1 million.

    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.

    Mr. Right's coming, but he's in Africa, and he's walking.

    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.

    Mattie lived the biggest, greatest life of anyone I've ever known. He lived his life with the light of love, and each of us has the power to do that in our own way.

    If you want to accomplish the goals of your life, you have to begin with the spirit.

    I love the printed word and have always appreciated the unique connection between author and reader. This magazine provides a different way for people to be informed and inspired.

    My philosophy is that not only are you responsible for your life, but doing the best at this moment puts you I the best place for the next moment.

    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 feel that luck is preparation meeting opportunity.

    I'd be thinking about where the interview should go she would be thinking about what she could do to sympathize with a guest, to hug them and embrace the person and their problems.

    The thing you fear most has no power. Your fear of it is what has the power. Facing the truth really will set you free.

    I just want to say shame on anybody for thinking that I was upset for not being able to get into a clothes store and buy a purse, ... Please, please.

    You hear that someone didn't get to shop at a certain store, ... and you go, 'Is that really the worst thing that's happened to you Can't you just go back tomorrow ' It's one of those things - I could never have a meltdown.

    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.

    Like Dr. King I have a dream of my own, too, that the powerful message of this little book would be engraved on every human heart and will never be forgotten again. That you who read this book will feel as I do that these 120 pages ... should be required reading for all humanity.

    This is part of the reason I was born, ... I will do other films, but nothing will come close to meaning what this has meant to me at this particular time.

    When I look at the future, its so bright it burns my eyes.

    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.

    If Oprah falls into the hands of Scientology, who can tell what influence she might have on the population The prospect is terrifying.

    While not directly criticizing the relief effort, she said This makes me so mad. This should not have happened. ... I think we all -- this country owes these people an apology.

    I want to use television not only to entertain, but to help people lead better lives.

    Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.

    Declare today sacred timeoff-limits to everyone, unless invited by you. Take care of your personal wants and needs. Say no, graciously but firmly, to others demands.

    All my life I have always known I was born to greatness.

    Keep a grateful journal. Every night, list five things that happened this day that you are grateful for. What it will begin to do is change your perspective of your day and your life. If you can learn to focus on what you have, you will always see that the universe is abundant you will have more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never have enough.

    Even the wildest dreams have to start somewhere. Allow yourself the time and space to let your mind wander and your imagination fly.

    Until we rise up in the streets and change the laws in this country, this will continue to happen and every time it will be more heinous than the next.

    Chief Fong brings a woman's perspective to the scene of a crime.

    So go ahead. Fall down. The world looks different from the ground.

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