Oprah Winfrey Quotations

Possibly the most influential woman in the world, Oprah Winfrey is host to The Oprah Winfrey Show, the highest rated talk show in television history. She is also the most philanthropic African-American of all time. It behooves us to listen to her thoughts and her words.

Oprah Winfrey is a huge force in teaching the principles of successful living as well as the  promotion of world peace through her TV show and her work with girls and young woman in Africa.

We know of no person more deserving of success and wealth than Oprah Winfrey, due to her engaging, forthright and motivational leadership, shown through presentation of important topics, elegantly presented to us with candor, heartfelt warmth and compassion.

Images: Photo of Oprah Winfrey, talk show host, television producer, actress, author, and philanthropist.

“You never have to do anything. Don’t know what to do? Do nothing. I wait. And that has been a big lesson: to be willing, to be still with myself, and trust myself and my higher power to help me make the right decision.”

“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.”

“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.”

“Books were my pass to personal freedom. I learned to read at age three, and soon discovered there was a whole world to conquer that went beyond our farm in Mississippi.”

“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.”

– Oprah Gail Winfrey (1954- )

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Richard J. Chandler, BA, MA Bachelor of Arts-Music & Master of Arts-Psychology