Oprah Winfrey

Born: January 29, 1954

Occupation: Media proprietor

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Do what you have to do until you can do what you want to do

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When you don't give yourself the time and care you need, your body rebels in the form of sickness and exhaustion

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Be loving to yourself and others will see that love reciprocated. This rule works every time

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I make sure to use my life for that which can be of goodwill. It has fortified me spiritually and emotionally

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Your journey begins with a choice to get up, step out, and live fully

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Wherever you are in life, look at your beliefs. They put you there

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If this was the last day of your life, would you spend it the way you're spending today?

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You have the RIGHT to change your mind

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I've always believed free will is a birthright. God even allows us to choose whether to be led by the divine order

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Your life's work is to find your life's work-and then to exercise the discipline, tenacity, and hard work it takes to pursue it

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Failure is just a way for our lives to show us we're moving in the wrong direction, that we should try something different

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I try to take every conflict, every experience, and learn from it

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All trials force the question, Who are you really? And you must trust yourself to answer

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I started out giving thanks for small things, and the more thankful I became, the more my bounty increased

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Just being born makes you worthy enough to be here

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Every choice gives you a chance to pave your own road. Keep moving. Full speed ahead

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Lessons often come dressed up as detours and roadblocks

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You are here to do something you are uniquely created for. No one else can do it like you can, that's why you're here

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What you're thinking, what you're saying, what you're doing, is having an impact on you and the people around you

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If things go wrong and you hit a dead end-as you will-it's just life's way of saying it's time to change course

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Failures can be God's little whispers (or) a full earthquake in our lives because we didn't listen to the whispers

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Opportunity may knock only once but temptation leans on the door bell

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If you're going to binge, literature is definitely the way to do it.

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When ordinary people decide to do extraordinary things they transform their lives and the lives of others around them.

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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

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The single greatest thing you can do to change your life today would be to start being grateful for what you have right now. And the more grateful you are, the more you get.

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For years I've advocated keeping a gratitude journal, writing down five things every day that brought pleasure and gratefulness.

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Appreciating what shows up in your life changes your personal vibration. Gratitude elevates your life to a higher frequency.

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When people say they are looking for happiness, I ask, What are you giving to the world?

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Improving your life doesn’t have to be about changing everything – it’s about making changes that count.

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True forgiveness is when you can say, "Thank you for that experience.

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Don't put a ceiling on yourself.

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What I find powerful is a person with the confidence to be her own self.

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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...

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There’s a difference between thinking you deserve to be happy and knowing that you are worthy of being happy. Your being alive makes worthiness your birthright. You alone are enough.

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If you want your life to be more rewarding, you have to change the way you think.

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I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become.

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What I know for sure is that the only way to endure the quake is to adjust your stance. You can't avoid the daily tremors. Don't fight them. Just find a different way to stand.

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If it never rained, nothing would grow.

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You only have to believe that you can succeed, that you can be whatever your heart desires, be willing to work for it, and you can have it.

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I've learned to rely on the strength I inherited from all those who came before me-the grandmothers, sisters, aunts, and brothers who were tested with unimaginable hardships and still survived. 'I go forth...

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I don't want anyone who doesn't want me.

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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...

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The only people who never tumble are those who never mount the high wire.

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Life is about becoming more of who you really are....

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Getting my library card was like citizenship; it was like American citizenship.

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When I was a kid and the other kids were home watching "Leave it to Beaver," my father and step-mother were marching me off to the library.

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Forgiveness is giving up the hope that the past could have been any different, it's accepting the past for what it was, and using this moment and this time to help yourself move forward.

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I believe that the only courage anybody ever needs is the courage to follow your own dreams.

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I believe that one of life's greatest risks is never daring to risk.

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What you put out comes back all the time, no matter what.

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When people show you who they are ... believe them!

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Right now you are one choice away from a new beginning - one that leads you toward becoming the fullest human being you can be.

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Although there may be tragedy in your life, there's always a possibility to triumph. It doesn't matter who you are, where you come from. The ability to triumph begins with you. Always.

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

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You become what you believe.

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If you look at what you have in life, you'll always have more. If you look at what you don't have in life, you'll never have enough.

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That guy just cut right in front of me. But I'm not going to let it bother me. No. I'm on my way to work and I decided it doesn't matter who wants to cut in front of my lane today. I'm not going to let...

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When you educate a woman, you set her free. Had I not had books and education in Mississippi, I would have believed that's all there was.

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Thank you for that experience.

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If you allow yourself to breathe into the depth, wonder, beauty, craziness, and strife everything that represents the fullness of your life you can live fearlessly. Because you come to realize that if...

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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...

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Whenever you can't think of something to be grateful for, remember your breath. With each breath you take, you can say, 'I'm still here.' Make each day a holiday of thankfulness -and give yourself the...

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When you focus on what you have, your ABUNDANCE increases. I started with my breath. Noticing being alive is a good start!

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Duct tape is like the force. It has a light side, and it holds the world together.

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Can you see me? Can you hear me? Does anything I say mean anything to you?

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The older I get, the more centered I become and the more I think I really know about myself. What I know is that what other people do doesn't really have any effect on me.

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The big secret in life is there is no secret. Whatever your goal. You can get there if you're willing to work.

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Alone time is when I distance myself from the voices of the world so I can hear my own.

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Listen. Pay attention. Treasure every moment.

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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.

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Whatever our dreams, ideas, or projects, we plant a seed, nurture it -- and then reap the fruits of our labors.

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Committing to a lifetime of wellness is not a luxury-it's a necessity. You'll never have enough time; you have to make the time.

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If you are a woman living, you've been done wrong by a man.

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People believe marriage will make us better.

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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

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The essential question is not, "How busy are you?" but "What are you busy at?"

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It is confidence in our bodies, minds and spirits that allows us to keep looking for new adventures.

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Let your light shine. Shine within you so that it can shine on someone else. Let your light shine.

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To come from no voice, no power, and to be able to achieve what I have means that only my own personal vision holds me back.

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Self-esteem comes from being able to define the world in your own terms and refusing to abide by the judgments of others.

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Don?t back down just to keep the peace. Standing up for your beliefs builds self-confidence and self-esteem.

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Here's the gift of gratitude: In order to feel it, your ego has to take a backseat. What shows up in its place is greater compassion and understanding. Instead of being frustrated, you choose appreciation....

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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.

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Your calling isn’t something that somebody can tell you about. It’s what you feel. It is the thing that gives you juice. The thing that you are supposed to do. And nobody can tell you what that is....

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You must feed your mind with reading material, thoughts, and ideas that open you to new possibilities.

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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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We need to deprogram ourselves. I know for sure that you can't give what you don't have. If you allow yourself to be depleted to the point where your emotional and spiritual tank is empty and you're running...

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Luck is a matter of preparation meeting opportunity.

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

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Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right.

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Use what you have to run toward your best - that's how I now live my life.

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There is no such thing as failure. Failure is just life trying to move us in another direction.

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It doesn't matter how far you might rise. At some point you are bound to stumble. ... If you're constantly pushing yourself higher ... the law of averages, not to mention the Myth of Icarus, predicts that...

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The key is not to worry about being successful, but to instead to work toward being significant - and the success will naturally follow...

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You cannot continue to succeed in the world or have a fulfilling life in the world unless you choose to use your life in the service somehow to others and give back what you have been given. That's how...

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Sometimes you find out what you are supposed to be doing by doing the things you are not supposed to do.

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And how do you know when you're doing something right? How do you know that? It feels so. What I know now is that feelings are really your GPS system for life. When you're supposed to do something or not...

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The happiness you feel is in direct proportion to the love you give.

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Getting my lifelong weight struggle under control has come from a process of treating myself as well as I treat others in every way.

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Women of South Africa are some of the most powerful people on Earth. Change what you believe is possible for yourself.

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I truly believe that a woman can have anything she wants - if she's willing to do the hard work it takes to get it.

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When women put their heads together, powerful things can happen!

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You did the best you could, the best you knew how at the time." It was something like that. From Oprah on an Oprah show. Then I believe my quote above was from Maya Angelou on the Oprah show, not Oprah...

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Purpose is the thread that connects the dots to everything you do that leads you to an extraordinary life.

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Whatever your calling or purpose is, it's your job to feel it. No gift that you have been given was made for yourself.

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Remember, you are co-creating your life with the energy of your own intentions.

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We are held accountable for every intention, which is why you are sitting where you are right now.

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Your greatest power is to show love, to receive love and to be love.

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You are always walking in the direction of either love or fear. Choose wisely.

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Failure is life at it's most poignant and it's only there to push you in the right direction.

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Even in bad times, always say thank you. Whatever you are going through, God is using you to get through. God has already put a rainbow in the cloud.

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Everything that has ever happened to you has happened for you. Not one thing that has happened is wasted... You were building strength and strength x strength = POWER.

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Make yourself a priority. Fill yourself up so that you can give more to others.

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It makes no difference how many peaks you reach if there was no pleasure in the climb.

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What I know for sure is that behind every catastrophe, there are great lessons to be learned. Among the many that we as a country need to get is that as long as we play the "us and them" game, we don't...

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No matter where you are on your journey, that's exactly where you need to be. The next road is always ahead.

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A mentor is someone who allows you to see the hope inside yourself.

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there is no fun than helping to make someone's dreams come true Especially when that person is ayoung person and who really want it and really dserve it

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I thing that god is always listening to all my prayers.and i have so many dreams in my life.thats why I`m always praying that`s someday I`m going to achieve all my dreams.

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To love yourself is a never-ending journey.

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All pain is the same.

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All you need to do is know who you are.

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How you spend your time defines who you are.

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All life is energy and we are transmitting it at every moment. We are all little beaming little signals like radio frequencies, and the world is responding in kind.

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Connect. Embrace. Liberate. Love somebody. Just one person. And then spread that to two. And as many as you can. You'll see the difference it makes.

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I've learned that you can't have everything and do everything at the same time.

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Ask the right questions, and the answers will always reveal themselves

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Allowing the truth of who you are-your spiritual self-to rule your life means you stop the struggle and learn to move with the flow of your life.

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You make me proud to spell my name woman... you make me proud to be your friend...

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Some women have a weakness for shoes... I can go barefoot if necessary. I have a weakness for books.

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With every experience, you alone are painting your own canvas, thought by thought, choice by choice.

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Take five minutes to center yourself in the morning - set your intention every day.

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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.

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If you can see it, and believe it, it is a LOT easier to achieve it

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If we're really committed to growth, we never stop discovering new dimensions of self and self-expression .

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The next time you look into the mirror, try to let go of the storyline that says you're too fat or too sallow, too ashy or too old, your eyes are too small or your nose too big; just look into the mirror...

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I can't imagine I could have become the person I am now without books. Books became synonymous with freedom. They showed that you could open doors and walk through.

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Always take a stand for yourself, your values. You're defined by what you stand for

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Partake of some of life's sweet pleasures. And yes, get comfortable with yourself.

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When you give up on life, never give up on yourself, because there is so much for you to keep on giving!

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I don't have a lot of "I can't" inside me.

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I have incredible stamina- the what-do-I-got-that-they-ain't-got kind of stamina.

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Living in the moment brings you a sense of reverence for all of life’s blessings.

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We are each responsible for our own life-no other person can be.

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What I know for sure is that what you give comes back to you.

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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.

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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 my maintaining focus.

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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.

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I know that you cannot hate other people without hating yourself.

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This past Thanksgiving, my father was at the farm, and I had all 11 dogs in the house with a father who never allowed dogs in the house. And he got up to leave the table and came back and Solomon was in...

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There's a surge, there's a kind of energy field that says, 'I'm in my groove, I'm in my groove.' and nobody has to tell you, 'You go, girl,' because you know you're already gone.

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What I know for sure is that it's only when you make the process your goal that the big dream can follow. That doesn't necessarily mean your process will necessarily lead you to wealth or fame. In fact,...

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Life whispers to you all the time...from the time you wake up in the morning and with every single experience...

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Leadership is about empathy.

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When you don't know what to do, get still. The answer will come.

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Trust your instincts. Intuition doesn't lie.

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What I know for sure is that you feel real joy in direct proportion to how connected you are to living your truth.

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If I had kids, my kids would hate me ... They would have ended up on the equivalent of the Oprah show talking about me; because something in my life would have had to suffer and it would've probably been...

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No gesture is too small when done with gratitude.

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What you focus on expands, and when you focus on the goodness in your life, you create more of it. Opportunities, relationships, even money flowed my way when I learned to be grateful no matter what happened...

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Step through new doors. The majority of the time there's something fantastic on the other side.

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Nothing is ever wrong. We learn from every step we take. Whatever you did today was the way it was meant to be. Be proud of you.

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I grew up in the country, which is probably why I'm so attached to the land. I love it. I love the lay of the land. I love walking the land. And I love knowing that it's my land.

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Wow, wow, wow! I never imagined meatless meals could be so satisfying.

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Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more.

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...I learned to be grateful no matter what happened in my life!

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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.

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Living your best life is to find out what your calling is. Your real job on Earth is to find out what you were meant to be doing & to find a way to do that thing.

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Devote today to something so daring even you can't believe you're doing it.

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The only courage you will need is the courage to live the life you are meant to.

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Right now you are one choice away from a new beginning.

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You are built not to shrink down to less but to blossom into more.

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Keeping a journal will change your life in ways that you'd never imagine.

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Being still at least once a day will enhance your life.

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I was happy over little things: mango sorbet, and running, and the way my feet felt touching the ground when I ran.

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Even as a kid, my memories are of books taking me out of myself.

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The true meaning of courage is to be afraid, and then, with your knees knocking and your heart racing, to step out anyway—even when that step makes sense to nobody but you. I know that’s not easy....

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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...

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What I know for sure: Having the best things is no substitute for having the best life. When you can let go of the desire to acquire, you know you are really on your way.

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Anything you can imagine, you can create.

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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.

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What I know for sure is this: The big secret in life is that there is no big secret. Whatever your goal for this year is, you can get there - as long as you're willing to be honest with yourself about...

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You face the biggest challenge of all: to have the courage to seek your big dream regardless of what anyone says. You are the only person alive who can see your big picture and even you can't see it all.

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Go ahead: Live with abandon. Be outrageous at any age. What are you saving your best self for?

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Everybody has a story. And there's something to be learned from every experience.

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We're all called. If you're here breathing, you have a contribution to make to our human community. The real work of your life is to figure out your function-your part in the whole-as soon as possible,...

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It's not easy being grateful all the time. But it's when you feel least thankful that you are most in need of what gratitude can give you

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Worrying is wasted time. Use the same energy for doing something about whatever worries you.

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I believe that you tend to create your own blessings. You have to prepare yourself so that when opportunity comes, you're ready.

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You can't do it all yourself. Don't be afraid to rely on others to help you accomplish your goals.

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For the first time, I wasn't afraid to be smart, and she often stayed after school to work with me.

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After all these years, I could say thank you to a woman who had a powerful impact on my early life.

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What would I do if I wasn't afraid?

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Anybody pretending to be anything other than who you really are-you will never, ever reach your personal potential.

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Take what you can do and use it for the highest good to benefit others.

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I think that when you invite people to your home, you invite them to yourself.

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What I know for sure is that if you can survive 11 days in cramped quarters with a friend and come out laughing, your friendship is the real deal. I know ours is.

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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.

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You've got to figure out what it is you love - who you really are - and have the courage to do that.

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Taking care of your body, no matter what your age, is an investment.

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

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There is no easy way out. If there were, I would have bought it. And believe me, it would be one of my favorite things!

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People never fail to amaze me. They face the unimaginable with a shot of grace and a rush of adrenaline; they steel their nerves; they summon their cool or anger or faith or whatever it takes to pull them...

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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.

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All these years I've been feeling like I was growing into myself. Finally, I feel grown.

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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.

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What we're all striving for is authenticity, a spirit-to-spirit connection.

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It's up to each of us to get very still and say, 'This is who I am.' No one else defines your life. Only you do.

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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.

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The reason I've been able to be so financially successful is my focus has never, ever for one minute been money.

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You are what you are by what you BELIEVE!

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If you're blessed enough to grow older, which is how I look at aging, there's so much wisdom to be gained from people who are celebrating the process with vibrancy and vigor and grace.

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An nice lady in the back...asked what I thought about how we begin to move forward. I think it is up to each individual, which then moves to your family, which moves to your community. Each person, in...

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To be fully human is...to know that it's possible to face the unimaginable and somehow put one foot in front of the other.

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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.

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Oprah Winfrey

There's a wealth that has nothing to do with dollars, that comes from the perspective and wisdom of paying attention to your life.

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Oprah Winfrey

So, that is my final lesson from the universe - you just do what you need to do, and stay on track.

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Everyone is the keeper of a dream

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Free speech not only lives, it rocks!

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My highest achievement: never shutting my heart down. Even in my darkest moments - through sexual abuse, a pregnancy at 14, lies and betrayals - I remained faithful, hopeful, and open to seeing the best...

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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.

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You aren't your past, you are probability of your future.

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Here's what my love affair with quotations has taught me: the more you focus on words that uplift you, the more you embody the ideas contained in those words.

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I pray to be used in service to a greater purpose higher than my own

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Oprah Winfrey

You are not the product of your circumstances. You are a composite of all the things you believe, and all the places you believe you can go. Your past does not define you. You can step out of your history...

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Oprah Winfrey

I will just create, and if it works, it works, and if it doesn't, I'll create something else. I don't have any limitations on what I think I could do or be.

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Oprah Winfrey

Whatever you fear most has no power--it is your fear that has the power

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Oprah Winfrey

My business skills have come from being guided by my inner self - my intuition.

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If I lost control of the business I'd lose myself-or at least the ability to be myself. Owning myself is a way to be myself.

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Oprah Winfrey

For me at this time in my life I recognize that everything is about moving closer to that which is God. And without a full, spiritual center - and I am not talking about religion, I am talking about without...

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I'm starting to cry. I'm remembering those years I struggled with my weight, those times when I saw my reflection in a store window and didn't know who that fat person was, years when it was a big accomplishment...

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Oprah Winfrey

Honor your calling. Everybody has one. Trust your heart and success will come to you.

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Oprah Winfrey

Happiness is there for the taking - and the making.

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I believe in the power that not only allows the sun to rise but turns seeds into flowers and dreams into realities.

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Oprah Winfrey

If a man wants you, nothing can keep him away. If he doesn't want you, nothing can make him stay.

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What I know for sure is that what you give comes back to you. That's not just my theory or point of view, it's physics. Life is an energy of giving and receiving... Those that are greedy, hit a road block...

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Oprah Winfrey

Forgivness is letting go of the hope that the past can be changed

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Oprah Winfrey

To kick things off, [television show host Andy Cohen] asked the last time Winfrey had smoked marijuana. 'Uh ... 1982,' Winfrey replied. 'Let's hang out after the show,' Cohen joked. 'Okay,' Winfrey laughed....

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Making a Different Choice Gives You the Opportunity to Live a Different Life.

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I want to continue to encourage as many people as I can to open their hearts to life, because if I know anything for sure, it's that opening my own heart is what has brought me my greatest success and...

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Oprah Winfrey

The smallest change in perspective can transform a life. What tiny attitude adjustment might turn your world around?

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Oprah Winfrey

Everybody looks at their poop.

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Oprah Winfrey

The key to realizing a dream is to focus not on success but significance.

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Oprah Winfrey

Surround yourself only with those who lift you higher.

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Oprah Winfrey

Wherever you are, that’s your stage, your circle of influence. That’s your talk show, that’s where your power lies. ... You have the power to change somebody’s life. Everyone has a calling, and...

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Oprah Winfrey

There are no mistakes in life!

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Oprah Winfrey

I think mentors are important and I don't think anybody makes it in the world without some form of mentorship. Nobody makes it alone. Nobody has made it alone. And we are all mentors to people even when...

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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

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Oprah Winfrey

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

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Oprah Winfrey

All of us need a vision for our lives, and even as we work to achieve that vision, we must surrender to the power that is greater than we know. It's one of the defining principles of my life that I love...

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Oprah Winfrey

The chance to love and be loved exists no matter who or where you are.

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Oprah Winfrey

What I've learned about being angry with people is that it generally hurts you more than it hurts them.

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Oprah Winfrey

Your intention rules your life and determines the outcome.

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Oprah Winfrey

Your life is big. Keep reaching.

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Oprah Winfrey

Only by owning who and what you are can you step into the fullness of life.

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Oprah Winfrey

Remove the fear, and the answer comes into focus.

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Oprah Winfrey

This year I am choosing to live beyond my wildest dreams. I wonder where they'll take me.

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Oprah Winfrey

You have two choices: You can come down from the mountain and spend the rest of your days thinking it was so beautiful there, or you can create a vision, look upward, see the next mountain, and start the...

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Oprah Winfrey

Life is better when you share it.

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Oprah Winfrey

Nothing about my life is lucky. Nothing. A lot of grace, a lot of blessings, a lot of divine order, but I don't believe in luck. For me, luck is preparation meeting the moment of opportunity. There is...

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Oprah Winfrey

When I learn something, when I know something, when I find something. I always want to share it. Because life is better when you share it.

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Oprah Winfrey

The way to choose happiness is to follow what is right and real and the truth for you. You can never be happy living someone else's dream. Live your own. And you will for sure know the meaning of happiness.

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Oprah Winfrey

I believe I'm just getting started. The TV show is just the foundation.... If you're open to the possibilities, your life gets grander, bigger, bolder!

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Oprah Winfrey

What you do today creates every tomorrow.

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Oprah Winfrey

Would you do your job and not be paid for it? I would do this job, and take on a second job just to make ends meet if nobody paid me. That’s how you know you are doing the right thing.

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Oprah Winfrey

I didn't want to say "No" because I didn't want people to think I'm not nice. And that, to me, has been the greatest lesson of my life: to recognize that I am solely responsible for it, and not trying...

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Oprah Winfrey

I don't think there's anything better you can do in this world than bring light wherever you go.

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Oprah Winfrey

You really can change. Your reality is based on the way you think.

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Oprah Winfrey

Getting older is the best thing that ever happened to me. I wake up every morning rejoicing that I'm still here with an opportunity to begin again and be better

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Oprah Winfrey

The way to choose happiness is to follow what is right and real and the truth for you.

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Oprah Winfrey

You want to be in the driver’s seat of your own life because if you are not, life will drive you.

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Oprah Winfrey

Don't settle for a relationship that won't let you be yourself.

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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...

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Oprah Winfrey

Tithe in kind where your spirit is fed.

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Oprah Winfrey

I know for sure that's what we're here to do: Keep the joy thing going for all seasons.

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Oprah Winfrey

When you live with an open heart, unexpected, joyful things happen

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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.

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Oprah Winfrey

Great communication begins with connection.

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Oprah Winfrey

The big secret in life is that there is no big secret. .... There are no back doors, no free rides. There's just you, this moment and a choice.

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Oprah Winfrey

Start embracing the life that is calling you and use your life to serve the world.

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Oprah Winfrey

Life is full of many unpredictable changes... Let go of chaos yesterday; cheerfully live for today, and look forward to tomorrow with greater possibilities... It's our imperfections that make us perfect...

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Oprah Winfrey

Move with the flow. Don't fight the current. Resist nothing. Let life carry you. Don't try to carry it.

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Oprah Winfrey

Our beliefs can move us forward in life, or they can hold us back.

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Oprah Winfrey

I want every day to be a fresh start on expanding what is possible.

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Oprah Winfrey

I’ve learned not to worry about what might come next.

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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.

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Oprah Winfrey

This season don't get lost in making the perfect meal or become overwhelmed with all the folks in your house. Use this time to center yourself.

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Oprah Winfrey

Your life is a journey of learning to love yourself first and then extending that love to others in every encounter.

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Oprah Winfrey

The reason I so rarely break promises to other people? It breaks trust. Without trust, there's no relationship.

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Oprah Winfrey

Instead of looking for the success in your life, look for the thing that is going to bring you the greatest joy.

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Oprah Winfrey

Love is a lesson worth learning.

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Oprah Winfrey

You can't accomplish anything worthwhile if you inhibit yourself. If life teaches you nothing else, know this for sure: When you get the chance, go for it.

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Oprah Winfrey

Living your best life is your most important journey in life.

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Oprah Winfrey

This is your moment. Own it.

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Oprah Winfrey

Only make decisions that support your self-image, self-esteem, and self-worth.

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Oprah Winfrey

Dream the biggest dream for yourself. Hold the highest vision of life for yourself.

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Oprah Winfrey

Don't live your life to please other people.

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Oprah Winfrey

We create stress for ourselves because you feel like you have to do it. You have to. I don't feel that anymore

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Oprah Winfrey

There is a lesson in almost everything that you do, and getting the lesson is how you move forward. It is how you enrich your spirit.

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Oprah Winfrey

If you peel back the layers of your life-the frenzy, the noise-stillness is waiting. That stillness is you.

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Oprah Winfrey

Think about any attachments that are depleting your emotional reserves. Consider letting them go.

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Oprah Winfrey

Live life and take chances. Believe that everything happens for a reason and don't regret. Love to the fullest and you will find true happiness in life. Realize that things go wrong and people change,...

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Oprah Winfrey

Joy is one part inner peace, one part giddy delight and 100% attainable.

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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.

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Oprah Winfrey

This is the body you've been given - love what you've got.

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Oprah Winfrey

When you choose the paradigm of service, it turns everything you do from a job into a gift.

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Oprah Winfrey

Courage is feeling the fear and doing it anyway.

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Oprah Winfrey

Find the courage to seek out your big dream, regardless of what anyone else says or thinks.

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Oprah Winfrey

Let excellence be your brand... When you are excellent, you become unforgettable. Doing the right thing, even when nobody knows you're doing the right thing will always bring the right thing to you.

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Oprah Winfrey

Year's end is neither an end nor a beginning but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can instill in us. Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right.

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Oprah Winfrey

To move forward you have to give back.

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Oprah Winfrey

Let excellence be your brand... When you are excellent, you become unforgettable.

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Oprah Winfrey

Pray as if it's up to God, work as if it's up to you.

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Oprah Winfrey

When you do your best, people notice.

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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...

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Oprah Winfrey

Tune out the naysayers, tune into your own courage, and take a bold step toward the passion-filled life you really want.

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Oprah Winfrey

I really believe when you give to other people, you give to yourself.

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Oprah Winfrey

Transforma as tuas feridas em sabedoria!

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Oprah Winfrey

You cannot wait for someone to save you, to help you, to complete you. No one can complete you. You complete yourself.

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Oprah Winfrey

There is no such thing as failure. Mistakes happen in your life to bring into focus more clearly who you really are.

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Oprah Winfrey

Never give up your power to another person.

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Oprah Winfrey

The greatest lesson of life is that you are responsible for your life.

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Oprah Winfrey

It's great to have a private jet. Anyone that tells you that having your own private jet isn't great is lying to you.

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Oprah Winfrey

One of the biggest lessons I've learned recently is that when you don't know what to do, you should do nothing until you figure out what to do because a lot of times you feel like you are pressed against...

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Oprah Winfrey

There is no doing in the world without being first.

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Oprah Winfrey

I can't deny that Jerry Springer supposedly beating us didn't affect me. There was a point where I felt like, Golly, you work so hard, you try so hard and the people say they want meaningful television...

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Oprah Winfrey

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

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Oprah Winfrey

We have to steer our true life’s course. Whatever your calling is in life! The whole purpose of being here is to figure out what that is as soon as possible, so you go about the business of being on...

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Oprah Winfrey

Nothing happens until you decide. Make a decision and watch your life move forward.

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Oprah Winfrey

There is no paycheck that can equal the feeling of contentment that comes from being the person you are meant to be.

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Oprah Winfrey

Your life is a reflection of how you think

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Oprah Winfrey

The secret to being successful is to find a way to bring yourself through, even in your stories. People are looking for the essence of your truth. When you can bring your own truth to it, that's when it...

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Oprah Winfrey

If you're sitting around waiting on somebody to save you, to fix you, to even help you, you are wasting your time because only you have the power to take responsibility to move your life forward

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Oprah Winfrey

The stories that you tell yourself can make or break you - no matter who you are.

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Oprah Winfrey

Everyone has to learn to think differently, bigger, to open to possibilities.

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Oprah Winfrey

In order to be truly happy, you must live along with, and you must stand for something larger than yourself.

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Oprah Winfrey

When you learn to say thank you, you see the world anew.

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Oprah Winfrey

We often block our own blessings because we don't feel inherently good enough or smart enough or pretty enough or worthy enough... You're worthy because you are born and because you are here. Your being...

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Oprah Winfrey

Walk through life eager and open to self-improvemen t and that which is going to best help you evolve, because that's really why were here: to evolve as human beings.

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Oprah Winfrey

I want us all to fulfill our greatest potential. To find our calling, and summon the courage to live it

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Oprah Winfrey

Failure is a signpost to turn you in another direction.

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Oprah Winfrey

Do not waste your time with people who have shown you they really mean no good for you.

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Oprah Winfrey

I've always known that life is better when you share it. I now realize it gets even sweeter when you expand the circle.

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Oprah Winfrey

Other people and their opinions hold no power in defining our destiny.

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Oprah Winfrey

You become what you believe. You are where you are today in your life based on everything you have believed.

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Oprah Winfrey

Everybody matters. Everyone just wants to be heard.

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Oprah Winfrey

Every choice in life either moves you forward or keeps you stuck.

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Oprah Winfrey

Follow your passion. It will lead you to your purpose.

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Oprah Winfrey

Lasting joy is found not in what you get, but in what you give.

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Oprah Winfrey

I live in a space of thankfulness- And I have been rewarded a million times over for it. I started out giving thanks for the small things, and more thankful I become, the more my bounty increased, that's...

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Oprah Winfrey

Luck happens when preparation meets opportunity.

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Oprah Winfrey

Once you clarify your purpose for doing something, the way to do it becomes clear

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Oprah Winfrey

The deepest courage we can exercise is continuing to believe in our dreams until we make them come true.

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Oprah Winfrey

Life isn't just about what you can have; it's about what you have to give, what kind of person do you want to be?

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Oprah Winfrey

What stands out to me most about Maya Angelou is not what she has done or written or spoken; it's how she lived her life. She moved through the world with unshakable calm, confidence and a fierce grace.

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Oprah Winfrey

I know who I am, and the thing about power for me is that it's connected to a source that's obviously greater than myself. Any time you can connect to the source and understand that that's where all of...

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Oprah Winfrey

It's only when you make the process your goal that the big dream can follow.

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Oprah Winfrey

Don't waste your time in the race looking back to see what the other guy is doing. It's not about the other guy. It's about what can you do. You just need to run that race as hard as you can. You need...

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Oprah Winfrey

A world of possibilities awaits you. Keep turning the page.

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Oprah Winfrey

Whatever your secret, live your own truth; life is too short.

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Oprah Winfrey

You become what you believe. And to believe that you are created by the power that's greater than yourself means anything is possible.

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Oprah Winfrey

What you focus on expands, and when you focus on the goodness in your life, you create more of it.

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Oprah Winfrey

You are the author of your own life...Don't let others define it for you. Real power comes by doing what you are meant to be doing, and doing it well.

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Oprah Winfrey

When your life is on course with it’s purpose, you are your most powerful.

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Oprah Winfrey

What I know is, if you do work that you love, and work that fulfills you, the rest will come. I truly believe the reason I've been so financially successful is because my focus has never been on the money.

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Oprah Winfrey

Helping others is the way we help ourselves.

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Oprah Winfrey

God can dream a bigger dream for me, for you, than you could ever dream for yourself. When you've worked as hard and done as much and strived and tried and given and pled and bargained and hoped... Surrender....

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Oprah Winfrey

I know this for sure, that doing good actually makes you better.

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Oprah Winfrey

The future is full of possibility, whether you make one tiny change - or a whole invigorating, thrilling, inspiring bunch of them.

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Oprah Winfrey

When you surrender and stop resisting and stop trying to change that which you can't change, but be in the moment, be fully open to the blessings you've already received and those that are yet to come...

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Oprah Winfrey

Knowing your deepest intention can be your guiding force in the creation of a better life.

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Oprah Winfrey

Having the courage to stand up and pursue your dreams will give you life's greatest reward and life's greatest adventure.

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Oprah Winfrey

Bravery shows up in everyday life when people have the courage to live their truth, their vision and their dreams.

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Oprah Winfrey

It's all about dreams. If I had to attribute my success in life to any one thing it is this. I believed in my dreams, even when no one else did.

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Oprah Winfrey

Balance lives in the present. The surest way to lose your footing is to focus on what dreadful things might happen.

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Oprah Winfrey

You are where you are in life because of what you believe is possible for yourself.

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Oprah Winfrey

You teach people how to treat you.

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Oprah Winfrey

Dare to be different. Be a pioneer. Be a leader. Be the kind of woman who in the face of adversity will continue to embrace life and walk fearlessly toward the challenge.

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Oprah Winfrey

I want people to be more open and tolerant. I want them to know that behind every stranger is a backstory that is the common denominator - for we all share in the human experience: pain, sadness, grief,...

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Oprah Winfrey

God can dream a better dream for you than you can!

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Oprah Winfrey

You have a gift that only you can give the world - that's the whole reason you're on the planet. Use your precious energy to build a magnificent life that really is attainable. The miracle of your existence...

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Oprah Winfrey

Learn from every mistake, because every experience, particularly your mistakes, are there to teach you and force you into being more who you are.

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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.

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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.

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Oprah Winfrey

The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.

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Oprah Winfrey

Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody's going to know whether you did it or not.

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Oprah Winfrey

Surround yourself with only people who are going to lift you higher.

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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.

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Oprah Winfrey

Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another steppingstone to greatness.

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Oprah Winfrey

Where there is no struggle, there is no strength.

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Oprah Winfrey

Turn your wounds into wisdom.

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Oprah Winfrey

The greatest discovery of all time is that a person can change his future by merely changing his attitude.

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Oprah Winfrey

Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you.

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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.

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Oprah Winfrey

She is the mother I never had, she is the sister everybody would want. She is the friend that everybody deserves. I don't know a better person.

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Oprah Winfrey

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

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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.

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Oprah Winfrey

The greatest contribution you can make to women's rights, is to be the absolute ... best at what you do.

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Oprah Winfrey

The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams.

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Oprah Winfrey

The struggle of my life created empathy - I could relate to pain, being abandoned, having people not love me.

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Oprah Winfrey

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

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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.

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Oprah Winfrey

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

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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.

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Oprah Winfrey

Biology is the least of what makes someone a mother.

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Oprah Winfrey

I still have my feet on the ground, I just wear better shoes.

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Oprah Winfrey

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

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Oprah Winfrey

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

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Oprah Winfrey

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

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Oprah Winfrey

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

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Oprah Winfrey

Excellence is the best deterrent to racism or sexism.

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Oprah Winfrey

I feel that luck is preparation meeting opportunity.

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Oprah Winfrey

What God intended for you goes far beyond anything you can imagine.

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Oprah Winfrey

I'm black, I don't feel burdened by it and I don't think it's a huge responsibility. It's part of who I am. It does not define me.

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Oprah Winfrey

The whole point of being alive is to evolve into the complete person you were intended to be.

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Oprah Winfrey

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

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Oprah Winfrey

Understand that the right to choose your own path is a sacred privilege. Use it. Dwell in possibility.

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Oprah Winfrey

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

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Oprah Winfrey

I was raised to believe that excellence is the best deterrent to racism or sexism. And that's how I operate my life.

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Oprah Winfrey

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.

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Oprah Winfrey

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

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Oprah Winfrey

You know you are on the road to success if you would do your job, and not be paid for it.

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Oprah Winfrey

I always knew I was destined for greatness.

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Oprah Winfrey

I had no idea that being your authentic self could make me as rich as I've become. If I had, I'd have done it a lot earlier.

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Oprah Winfrey

What material success does is provide you with the ability to concentrate on other things that really matter. And that is being able to make a difference, not only in your own life, but in other people's...

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Oprah Winfrey

My idea of heaven is a great big baked potato and someone to share it with.

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Oprah Winfrey

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.

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Oprah Winfrey

It's much easier for me to make major life, multi-million dollar decisions, than it is to decide on a carpet for my front porch. That's the truth.

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Oprah Winfrey

What I know is, is that if you do work that you love, and the work fulfills you, the rest will come.

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It does not matter how you came into the world, what matters is that you are here.

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If you come to fame not understanding who you are, it will define who you are.

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Oprah Winfrey

I'm not even kind of a lesbian.

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Unless you choose to do great things with it, it makes no difference how much you are rewarded, or how much power you have.

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Oprah Winfrey

I remember a specific moment, watching my grandmother hang the clothes on the line, and her saying to me, 'you are going to have to learn to do this,' and me being in that space of awareness and knowing...

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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.

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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.

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Oprah Winfrey

My first day in Chicago, September 4, 1983. I set foot in this city, and just walking down the street, it was like roots, like the motherland. I knew I belonged here.

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Oprah Winfrey

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

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Oprah Winfrey

Twenty minutes in the morning, 20 in the evening. Transcendental Meditation teachers have taught everyone in my company who wanted to learn how to meditate. The results have been awesome. Better sleep....

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Everybody's life matters.

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You define your own life. Don't let other people write your script.

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Oprah Winfrey

If you want to feel good, you have to go out and do some good.

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Oprah Winfrey

Education is the way to move mountains, to build bridges, to change the world. Education is the path to the future. I believe that education is indeed freedom.

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Oprah Winfrey

I'm easy to look at, but so hard to see.

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Oprah Winfrey

I knew there was a way out. I knew there was another kind of life because I had read about it. I knew there were other places, and there was another way of being.

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Oprah Winfrey

One percent doubt is zero percent faith.

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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.

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Oprah Winfrey

You are responsible for your life. It doesn't matter what your Mama did. It doesn't matter what your Daddy didn't do. You are responsible for your life.

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Oprah Winfrey

If you take care of your body, it'll take care of you.

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Oprah Winfrey

Don't complain about what you don't have. Use what you've got. To be less than your best is a sin.

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Oprah Winfrey

Every birthday, you decide whether to mark it the end of your greatest days or the beginning of your finest hour.

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Oprah Winfrey

The next road is always ahead.

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Oprah Winfrey

Follow your feelings. If it feels right, move forward. If it doesn't feel right, don't do it.

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Oprah Winfrey

If a man wants you, nothing can keep him away,If he doesn't want you, nothing can make him stay. Stop making excuses for a man and his behavior. Stop trying to change yourself for a relationship that's...

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With every failure, every crisis, every difficult time, I say - What is this here to teach me? And as soon as you get the lesson, you get to move on. If you really get the lesson, you pass and you don't...

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Oprah Winfrey

We're all looking for the highest, fullest expression of ourselves as a human being.

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Oprah Winfrey

Don't get confused with what people say you are, with who you know you are.

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Oprah Winfrey

These French-style caramels are handmade in California. It's always hard to give them away!

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If you feel incomplete, you alone must fill yourself with love in all your empty shattered spaces

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You were seen, you were heard and you matter.

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Oprah Winfrey

Not like I need an excuse to enjoy a Moscow mule, but this tray and six-mug set, handmade in Mexico with hammered recycled copper, makes cocktail hour extra special.

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Oprah Winfrey

We are Spiritual Beings have a Human Experience. Not the other way around.

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Oprah Winfrey

Waking up early on Saturday gives me an edge in finishing my work with a very relaxed state of mind. There is a feeling of time pressure on weekdays that aren’t there on weekends. If I wake up early...

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Oprah Winfrey

The miracle of your existence calls for celebration every day.

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Oprah Winfrey

When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are.

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Oprah Winfrey

I did not believe what I was told about being poor and black and female in Mississippi in 1954.

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Oprah Winfrey

Every day, passion speaks to us through our feelings. That's why when you allow yourself to become anesthetized by what others think, you literally block yourself from living the life you were called to...

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Oprah Winfrey

Leadership is about empathy. It is about having the ability to relate to and connect with people for the purpose of inspiring and empowering their lives.

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Oprah Winfrey

Have the courage to follow your passion - and if you don't know what it is, realize that one reason for your existence on earth is to find it.

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Oprah Winfrey

What I know for sure is that your life is a multipart series of all your experiences- and each experience is created by your thoughts, intentions, and actions to teach you what you need to know. Your life...

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Oprah Winfrey

I trust in the ebb and flow of the universe. I trust that life's bigger than what I can see. I trust that there is a divine order beyond my control. And I trust that no matter what happens, I will be all...

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Oprah Winfrey

I'm stopped. I'll never eat another burger.

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Oprah Winfrey

I believe there's a calling for all of us. I know that every human being has value and purpose. The real work of our lives is to become aware. And awakened. To answer the call.

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Oprah Winfrey

Create the highest, grandest vision possible for your life, because you become what you believe

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Oprah Winfrey

You are responsible for your life. You can't keep blaming somebody else for your dysfunction. Life is really about moving on.

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Oprah Winfrey

You get to know who you really are in a crisis.

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Oprah Winfrey

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

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Oprah Winfrey

That whisper you keep hearing is the universe trying to get your attention.

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Oprah Winfrey

Spirituality for me is recognizing that I am connected to the energy of all creation, that I am a part of it and it is always a part of me.

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Oprah Winfrey

How can you say you're trying to spiritually evolve, without even a thought about what happens to the animals whose lives are sacrificed in the name of gluttony?

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Oprah Winfrey

There is a vision for my life that is greater than my imagination can hold.

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Oprah Winfrey

Ignoring your passion is like dying a slow death...Passion whispers to you through your feelings, beckoning you toward your highest good. Pay attention to what makes you feel energized, connected, stimulated-...

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Oprah Winfrey

When you make loving others the story of your life, there's never a final chapter, because the legacy continues. You lend your light to one person, and he or she shines it on another and another and another.

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Oprah Winfrey

Find a way to get paid for doing what you love. Then every paycheck will be a bonus.

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Oprah Winfrey

Let passion drive your profession.

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Oprah Winfrey

Joy is a sustained sense of well-being and internal peace - a connection to what matters.

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Oprah Winfrey

Real success means creating a life of meaning through service that fulfills your reason for being here.

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Oprah Winfrey

Your mistake does not define who you are...you are your possibilities.

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Oprah Winfrey

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

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Oprah Winfrey

Inner wisdom is more important than wealth. The more you spend it, the more you gain

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Oprah Winfrey

I know for sure that appreciating whatever shows up for you in life changes your personal vibration. You radiate and generate more goodness for yourself when you're aware of all you have and not focusing...

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Oprah Winfrey

Your gut is your inner compass. Whenever you have to consult with other people for an answer, you're headed in the wrong direction.

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Oprah Winfrey

The surest way to bring goodness to yourself is to make it your intention to do good for somebody else.

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Oprah Winfrey

I urge you to pursue preserving your personal history to allow your children and grandchildren to know who you were as a child and what your hopes and dreams were.

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Oprah Winfrey

It is very true, that the way you think creates reality for yourself.

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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...

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Oprah Winfrey

I became so frustrated with visiting inner-city schools (in America) that I just stopped going. The sense that you need to learn just isn't there. If you ask the kids what they want or need, they will...

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Oprah Winfrey

You are worthy because you were born.

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Oprah Winfrey

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

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Oprah Winfrey

Meditate. Breathe consciously. Listen. Pay attention. Treasure every moment. Make the connection.

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Oprah Winfrey

Learn to let your intuition-gut instinct-tell you when the food, the relationship, the job isn't good for you (and conversely, when what you're doing is just right).

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Oprah Winfrey

Intent and service-that is my motto.

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Oprah Winfrey

Let not one single life have passed in vain. What really matters is who you love and how you love.

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Oprah Winfrey

If you make a choice that doesn't please your mate, your friends, your mother, or whoever, the world will not fall apart - the people who truly love you want you to love yourself.

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Oprah Winfrey

The pathway to your best life isn't the route of denial. It's owning every moment.

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Oprah Winfrey

One of my best moves is to surround myself with friends who, instead of asking, 'Why?' are quick to say, 'Why not?' That attitude is contagious.

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Oprah Winfrey

Truth allows you to live with integrity. Everything you do and say shows the world who you really are. Let it be the Truth.

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Oprah Winfrey

You do what you have to do to get through today, and that puts you in the best place tomorrow.

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Oprah Winfrey

If it doesn't feel right, don't do it. That is the lesson, and that lesson alone will save you a lot of grief.

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Oprah Winfrey

Your true passion should feel like breathing; it’s that natural.

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Oprah Winfrey

A lesson will keep repeating itself until it is learned. Life first will send the lesson to you in the size of a pebble; if you ignore the pebble, then life will send you a brick; if you ignore the brick,...

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Oprah Winfrey

Everybody has a calling. And your real job in life is to figure out as soon as possible what that is, who you were meant to be, and to begin to honor that in the best way possible for yourself.

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Oprah Winfrey

I've talked to nearly 30,000, people on this show, and all 30,000, had one thing in common: They all wanted validation...I would tell you that every single person you will ever meet shares that common...

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Oprah Winfrey

Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo..

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Oprah Winfrey

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

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Oprah Winfrey

I am guided by the vision of what I believe this show can be. Originally our goal was to uplift, enlighten, encourage and entertain through the medium of television. Now, our mission statement for The...

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Oprah Winfrey

When I didn't have friends, I had books.

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Oprah Winfrey

The best of times is now.

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Oprah Winfrey

Keep a grateful journal. Every night, list five things that you are grateful for. What it will begin to do is change our perspective of your day and your life.

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Oprah Winfrey

Forget about the fast lane. If you really want to fly, just harness your power to your passion

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Oprah Winfrey

What you believe has more power than what you dream or wish or hope for. You become what you believe.

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Oprah Winfrey

I'm finally ready to own my own power, to say, "This is who I am." If you like it, you like it. And if you don't like it, you don't. So watch out; I'm gonna fly.

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Oprah Winfrey

What I know for sure: 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...

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Oprah Winfrey

What has made me successful is the ability to surrender my plans, dreams and goals to a power that's greater than other people and greater than myself.

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Oprah Winfrey

I for sure believe in miracles. For me, a miracle is seeing the world with light in your eyes. It's knowing there's always hope and possibility where none seems to exist. Many people are so closed to miracles...

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Oprah Winfrey

Know this for sure: When you get the chance, go for it.

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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.

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Oprah Winfrey

What I learned at a very early age was that I was responsible for my life. And as I became more spiritually conscious, I learned that we all are responsible for ourselves, that you create your own reality...

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Oprah Winfrey

I believe the choice to become a mother is the choice to become one of the greatest spiritual teachers there is.

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Oprah Winfrey

I don't believe in luck. Luck is just preparation meeting the moment of opportunity.

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Oprah Winfrey

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...

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Oprah Winfrey

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...

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Oprah Winfrey

You get in life what you have the courage to ask for.

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Oprah Winfrey

Running is the greatest metaphor for life, because you get out of it what you put into it.

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Oprah Winfrey

‎Living in the moment means letting go of the past and not waiting for the future. It means living your life consciously, aware that each moment you breathe is a gift.

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Oprah Winfrey

All the money in the world doesn't mean a thing if you don't have time to enjoy it.

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Oprah Winfrey

Self-esteem means knowing you are the dream.

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Oprah Winfrey

Whatever someone did to you in the past has no power over the present. Only you give it power.

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Oprah Winfrey

You will be wounded many times in your life. You'll make mistakes. Some people will call them failures but I have learned that failure is really God's way of saying, "Excuse me, you're moving in the wrong...

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Oprah Winfrey

Whatever you fear most has no power - it is your fear that has the power. The thing itself cannot touch you. But if you allow your fear to seep into your mind and overtake your thoughts, it will rob you...

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Oprah Winfrey

You get from the world what you give to the world.

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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...

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Oprah Winfrey

I will tell you that there have been no failures in my life. I don't want to sound like some metaphysical queen,but there have been no failures. There have been some tremendous lessons.

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Oprah Winfrey

As you become more clear about who...

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Oprah Winfrey

I have crossed over on the backs of Sojourner Truth, Harriet Tubman, Fannie Lou Hamer, and Madam C. J. Walker. Because of them I can now live the dream. I am the seed of the free, and I know it. I intend...

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Oprah Winfrey

You will find true success and happiness if you have only one goal. There really is only one, and that is this: To fulfill the highest, most truthful expression of yourself as a human being. You want to...

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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.’

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Oprah Winfrey

All of life is energy and we are transmitting it at every moment.

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Oprah Winfrey

The way through the challenge is to get still and ask yourself, 'What is the next right move? What is the next right move?' and then, from that space, make the next right move and the next right move.

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Oprah Winfrey

What I know for sure is this: You are built not to shrink down to less, but to blossom into more. To be more extraordinary. To use every moment to fill yourself up.

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Oprah Winfrey

Life isn't about what you have but what you have to give.

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Oprah Winfrey

We're all called. If you're here breathing, you have a contribution to make.

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Oprah Winfrey

Doubt means don't. Don't move. Don't answer. Don't rush forward.

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Oprah Winfrey

The truth is I have from the very beginning listened to my instincts. All of my best decisions in life have come because I was attuned to what really felt like the next right move for me.

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Oprah Winfrey

Align your personality with your purpose, and no one can touch you.

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Oprah Winfrey

Be more splendid, more extraordinary. Use every moment to fill yourself up.

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Oprah Winfrey

Live from the heart of yourself

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Oprah Winfrey

Don't wait for someone else to complete you. 'Jerry Maguire' was just a movie.

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Oprah Winfrey

Nobody but you is responsible for your life. You are responsible for your life. What is your life? What is all life? What is every flower, every rock, every tree? Energy. And you're responsible for the...

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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.

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Oprah Winfrey

God can dream a bigger dream for you then you could ever dream for yourself.

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Oprah Winfrey

Become the change you want to see - those are words I live by.

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Oprah Winfrey

Failure is a great teacher and, if you are open to it, every mistake has a lesson to offer.

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Oprah Winfrey

I finally realized that being grateful to my body was key to giving more love to myself.

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Oprah Winfrey

People just want to know that they matter.

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Oprah Winfrey

What you put out is already on its way back to you.

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Oprah Winfrey

You only have power in your energy field ... so the only way to live the life you want is in your energy field ... and your greatest power is love.

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Oprah Winfrey

You have to choose love ... in the most difficult of time to shift the paradigm to that which is love.

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Oprah Winfrey

If you are still breathing, you have a second chance.

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Oprah Winfrey

Strength times strength times strength times strength times strength times strength means power.

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Oprah Winfrey

You are awareness disguised as a human being.

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Oprah Winfrey

Never for a moment allow your greatness to interfere with your goodness.

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Oprah Winfrey

It is your life and it is worth risking everything to make it yours.

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Oprah Winfrey

The life you want is waiting to rise up to meet you ... Will you accept it? Do you feel worthy enough to accept it?

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Oprah Winfrey

My name is Oprah Winfrey. I have a talk show. I'm single. I have eight dogs-five golden retrievers, two black labs, and a mongrel. I have four years of college.

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All stress comes from resisting what is.

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Oprah Winfrey

The whole point of being alive is to evolve into the complete person you were intended to be. I believe you can only do this when you stop long enough to hear the whisper you might have drowned out, that...

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Oprah Winfrey

You become what you believe - not what you wish or want but what you truly believe. Wherever you are in life, look at your beliefs. They put you there.

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Oprah Winfrey

I always knew I was a hit record just waiting to happen.

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Oprah Winfrey

If you make a choice that goes against what everyone else thinks, the world will not fall apart.

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Oprah Winfrey

I consider this world to be like a school and our lives to be the classrooms.

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Oprah Winfrey

Personally, I think if a women hasn't met the right man by the time she's 24, she may be lucky.

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Oprah Winfrey

You don't become what you want, you become what you believe.

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Oprah Winfrey

One if the hardest things in life to learn are which bridges to cross and which bridges to burn.

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Oprah Winfrey

No experience is ever wasted. Everything has meaning.

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Oprah Winfrey

You gotta be willing to fail...if you're afraid of failing, you won't get very far.

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Oprah Winfrey

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." Another "I was raised to believe...

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Oprah Winfrey

Step out of the history that is holding you back. Step into the new story you are willing to create.

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Oprah Winfrey

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

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Oprah Winfrey

Forgiveness is giving up the hope that the past could have been any different.

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Oprah Winfrey

Education is the key to unlocking the world, a passport to freedom.

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Oprah Winfrey

I never had children, never even thought I would have children. Now I have 152 daughters; expecting 75 more next year. That is some type of gestation period.

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Oprah Winfrey

It's time for us as a country to try to come together in ways that freedom was really meant to be.

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