Oprah Winfrey Quotes (135 quotes)
“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.”
As quoted in "Oprah, in Her Words: Our American Princess" (2008) by Tuchy Palmieri, p. 61 - ISBN: 9781439218624
As quoted in "Oprah, in Her Words: Our American Princess" (2008) by Tuchy Palmieri, p. 99 - ISBN: 9781439218624
“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.”
"Words That Matter: A Little Book of Life Lessons" by the Editors of O, the Oprah Magazine (2010), p. 7
As quoted in: "Ms. Magazine, Volume 17, Issues 1-6" (Matilda Publications, 1988), p. 254
“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.”
As quoted in: New Woman, Volume 22,Issues 10-12 (1992), p. 156. Also in: "Today's black Hollywood" (1995) by James Robert Parish, p. 417
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Born: January 29, 1954 (age 64)
Bio: Oprah Winfrey is an American media proprietor, talk show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist. Winfrey is best known for her self-titled, multi-award-winning talk show, which has become the highest-rated program of its kind in history and was nationally syndicated from 1986 to 2011.
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“I see myself as a huge fiery comet, a shooting star. Everyone stops, points up and gasps Oh look at that! Then — whoosh, and I'm gone... and they'll never see anything like it ever again... and they won't be able to forget me — ever.”