Oprah Winfrey Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old oprah winfrey quotes, oprah winfrey sayings, and oprah winfrey proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


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

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You can find the sacred in the most ordinary things.     

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You can either see yourself as a wave in the ocean or you can see yourself as the ocean.     

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That's what leads to a reinvention of yourself - being fully present and in the moment.     

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

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

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

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

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

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Your calling isn't something that somebody can tell you about. It's what you feel. It's a part of your life force. It is the thing that gives you juice. The thing that you are supposed to do. And nobody can tell you what that is. You know it inside yourself.     

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I know that inner wisdom is more precious than wealth. The more you spend it, the more you gain.     

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

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

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Being human means you will make mistakes. And you will make mistakes, because failure is God's way of moving you in another direction.     

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

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

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A beard well lathered is half shaven.     

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

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

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

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

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

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You become excellent, and when you become excellent, no-one can take that away from you.     

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You’ve got to follow your passion. You’ve got to figure out what it is you love, who you really are. And have the courage to do that. I believe that the only courage anybody ever needs is the courage to follow your own dreams.     

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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 destiny.     

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

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I learned that I could control my life. You are the master of your fate. . . you are the captain of your soul. I took control and went to my space. . . My space. . . the universal energy. . . I tapped into that space of divine flow, where all beings, all things are connected. That space is real. You cannot have a meaningful life without having spiritual self-reflection. Know who you are and why you are here. When you tap into that space, divine flow, that universal energy, you become untouchable in what you are called to do.     

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

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

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