It’s impossible to summarize just how amazing Oprah is, but I will attempt to honor her by naming just a few of the many inspirational quotes she has given me through out her time in the public eye. For the past 25 years she has given so much happiness and hope to her viewers and fans, focusing on Oprah-Winfreymaking the world a more tolerant and accepting place. Her countless charitable efforts have undoubtedly changed the lives of so many people, and have inspired so many to carry on in her footsteps.


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

– Oprah Winfrey


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

– Oprah Winfrey


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

– Oprah Winfrey


4. “What I know is that if you do work that you love, and the work fulfills you, the rest will come.”

– Oprah Winfrey


5. “What I know for sure is that if you want success, you can’t make success your goal. The key is not to worry about being successful, but to instead work toward being significant, and the success will naturally follow.”

– Oprah Winfrey


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

– Oprah Winfrey


7. “I’ve come to believe that each of us has a personal calling that’s as unique as a fingerprint – and that the best way to succeed is to discover what you love and then find a way to offer it to others in the form of service, working hard, and also allowing the energy of the universe to lead you.”

– Oprah Winfrey


8. “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.”

– Oprah Winfrey


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

– Oprah Winfrey


10. “I don’t believe in failure. It is not failure if you enjoyed the process.”

– Oprah Winfrey


11. “It is confidence in our bodies, minds and spirits that allows us to keep looking for new adventures, new directions to grow in, and new lessons to learn – which is what life is all about.”

– Oprah Winfrey


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

– Oprah Winfrey


13. “Energy is the essence of life. Every day you decide how you’re going to use it by knowing what you want and what it takes to reach that goal, and by maintaining focus.”

– Oprah Winfrey


14. “If you neglect to recharge a battery, it dies. And if you run full speed ahead without stopping for water, you lose momentum to finish the race.”

– Oprah Winfrey


15. “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.”

– Oprah Winfrey


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