Encouraging Quotes by Oprah Winfrey

Encouraging Quotes by daytime TV legend Oprah Winfrey.

Oprah Winfrey
Oprah Winfrey
  • “Opportunity may knock only once but temptation leans on the door bell”

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

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

  • “The big secret in life is that there is no big secret. Whatever your goal, you can get there if you’re willing to work.”

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

  • “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.”

  • “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.”

  • “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.”

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

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

  • “If you don’t know what your passion is, realize that one reason for your existence on earth is to find it.”

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

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

  • “Turn your wounds into wisdom.”

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

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

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

  • “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.”

  • “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.”

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