91 Most Inspiring Oprah Winfrey Quotes To Empower Yourself

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Oprah Winfrey is one of the best known, wealthiest, most powerful, and most influential women in the world.

Her talk show became the highest-rated program in history on American television. She has won numerous awards for her work, including an Academy Award for Best Actress and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy. Oprah has also been awarded several honorary degrees. In 2010, she was named the world’s most influential person by “Time” magazine.

Oprah is a co-founder of The Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN), which is one of the newest TV networks in America and can be seen on multiple cable providers such as Comcast Xfinity and AT&T U-verse TV. She has been ranked the wealthiest African-American of the 20th century, the most outstanding black philanthropist in American history, and was once considered the most influential woman in the world.

Check out some of these quotes from her to give you the encouragement you need to live life better.

91 Most Inspiring Oprah Winfrey Quotes

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

“Everything passes if you learn to hold things lightly.”

“Where there is no struggle there is no strength.”

“Don’t worry about being successful, but work toward being significant and the success will naturally follow.”

“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.”

“When you have done everything that you can do, surrender. Give yourself up the power and energy that’ss greater than yourself.”

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

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

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

“If you don’t heal the wounds of your childhood, you bleed into the future.”

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

“Turn your wounds into wisdom.”

“Luck is a matter of preparation meeting opportunity. ”

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

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

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

“Anything you can imagine, you can create.”

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

“The key to realizing a dream is to focus not on success but on significance — and then even the small steps and little victories along your path will take on greater meaning.”

“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.”

“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.”

“Our goal must be decency and respect for every human we encounter.”

“We can’t become what we need to be by remaining what we are.”

“I don’t believe in failure. It’s not failure if you enjoy the process.”

“Good riddance to decisions that don’t support self-worth.”

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

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

“The future of life as we know it is being determined by everything we’re doing—and not doing. Now.”

“Everybody has a story. And there is something to be learned from every experience.”

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

“All pain is the same; we just choose different ways to release it.”

“In the mist of Difficulty lies Opportunity.”

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

“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.”

“You need to dream a bigger dream for yourself. That is the lesson. Hold the highest vision possible for your life and it can come true.”

“When you’re open to receiving them, the possibilities just keep on coming.”

“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.”

“Surround yourself only with people who are going to take you higher.”

“You don’t become what you want, you become what you believe.”

“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.”

“Change is the one constant we can all be sure of.”

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

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

“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.’ ”

“Family should be the place where you can be your most complete self.”

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

“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.”

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

“We have to make the choice—every single day—to exemplify the truth, the respect, and the grace that we wish for this world.”

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

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

“Passion is the log that keeps the fire of purpose blazing.”

“I trust that everything happens for a reason, even when we’re not wise enough to see it.”

“Life is reciprocal: the energy you expand always comes back.”

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

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

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

“I would like to thank the people who’ve brought me those dark moments, when I felt most wounded, betrayed. You have been my greatest teachers.”

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

“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.”

“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.”

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

“It doesn’t matter who you are, where you come from. The ability to triumph begins with you – always. ”

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

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

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

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

“The miracle of your existence calls for celebration every day.”

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

“Forgiveness is letting go of the hope that the past can be changed.”

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

“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.”

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

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

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

“It’s the greatest discovery of life: to recognize that you’re more than your body and your mind.”

“Everyone wants to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.”

“You can have it all. Just not all at once.”

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

“You define your own life. Don’t let other people write your script.”

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

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

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

“When you know who you are and what you stand for, you stand in wisdom.”

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

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

“One of the hardest things in life to learn are which bridges to cross and which bridges to burn.”

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

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

“You have to find what sparks a light in you so that you in your own way can illuminate the world.” “I believe that every single event in life happens in an opportunity to choose love over fear.”

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