Quotes by Oprah Winfrey

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

You can have it all. You just can't have it all at one time.
Follow your instincts. That's where true wisdom manifests itself.
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.
Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another steppingstone to greatness.
The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.
Always continue the climb. It is possible for you to do whatever you choose, if you first get to know who you are and are willing to work with a power that is greater than ourselves to do it.
My philosophy is that not only are you responsible for your life, but doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.
Luck is a matter of preparation meeting opportunity.
Running is the greatest metaphor for life, because you get out of it what you put into it.
Everyone has to learn to think differently, bigger, to open to possibilities.
Unless you choose to do great things with it, it makes no difference how much you are rewarded, or how much power you have.
All my life I have always known I was born to greatness.
If you want to accomplish the goals of your life, you have to begin with the Spirit.
When I look into the future, it is so bright it burns my eyes.
If all this happened to you what paradigm might you develop? How might that paradigm affect you in terms of your life from that point on? What does this tell you about Abe? There are no failures, only lessons to be learned.
I was raised to believe that excellence is the best deterrent to racism and sexism.
For everyone of us that succeeds, it's because there's somebody there to show you the way out.
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 it bother me one bit. Once I get to work, find myself a parking space, if somebody wants to jump ahead of me and take it, I'm going to let them.
The man who believes he can do something is probably right, and so is the man who believes he can t. Anonymous I don't think of myself as a poor deprived ghetto girl who made good. I think of myself as someone who from an early age knew I was responsible for myself, and I had to make good.
I want to use television not only to entertain, but to help people lead better lives.
Everyone wants to ride with you in the limo, but what you need is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.
You can be down, you can even be broken, but there’s always a way to mend.
Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody’s going to know whether you did it or not.
The great thing about attaining some level of success in your life is being spiritually in a place where you accept it and feel good about it … and not be afraid that tomorrow it’s going to end.

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