Oprah Winfrey

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Oprah Gail Winfrey (born January 29, 1954) is an American media proprietor, talk show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist. She is best known for her talk show The Oprah Winfrey Show, which was the highest-rated program of its kind in history and was nationally syndicated from 1986 to 2011. Dubbed the "Queen of All Media", she has been ranked the richest African-American of the 20th century, the greatest black philanthropist in American history, and is currently North America's first and only multi-billionaire black person. Several assessments regard her as the most influential woman in the world. In 2013, she was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama and honorary doctorate degrees from Duke and Harvard. Winfrey was born into poverty in rural Mississippi to a teenage single mother and later raised in an inner-city Milwaukee neighborhood. She has st... More

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Oprah Winfrey #Age #Good

Photo of Oprah Winfrey I don't think of myself as a poor deprived ghetto girl who made good. I think of myself as somebody who from an early age knew I was responsible for myself, and I had to make good.
Oprah Winfrey #Age #Freedom

Photo of Oprah Winfrey 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.
Oprah Winfrey #Attitude #Change #Future #Great #Time

Photo of Oprah Winfrey The greatest discovery of all time is that a person can change his future by merely changing his attitude.
Oprah Winfrey #Best #Time

Photo of Oprah Winfrey As you become more clear about who you really are, you'll be better able to decide what is best for you - the first time around.
Oprah Winfrey #Best

Photo of Oprah Winfrey Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.
Oprah Winfrey #Best #Life

Photo of Oprah Winfrey My philosophy is that not only are you responsible for your life, but doing the best at this moment puts you I the best place for the next moment.
Oprah Winfrey #Best

Photo of Oprah Winfrey Excellence is the best deterrent to racism or sexism.
Oprah Winfrey #Best

Photo of Oprah Winfrey I was raised to believe that excellence is the best deterrent to racism or sexism. And that's how I operate my life.
Oprah Winfrey #Dreams #Life

Photo of Oprah Winfrey The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams.
Oprah Winfrey #Experience #Learning #Life

Photo of Oprah Winfrey 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.
Oprah Winfrey #Failure

Photo of Oprah Winfrey I don't believe in failure. It is not failure if you enjoyed the process.
Oprah Winfrey #Failure #Women

Photo of Oprah Winfrey Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another steppingstone to greatness.
Oprah Winfrey #Fear #Life #Love

Photo of Oprah Winfrey I believe that every single event in life happens in an opportunity to choose love over fear.
Oprah Winfrey #Friendship

Photo of Oprah Winfrey 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.
Oprah Winfrey #Future

Photo of Oprah Winfrey When I look into the future, it's so bright it burns my eyes.
Oprah Winfrey #Great

Photo of Oprah Winfrey My idea of heaven is a great big baked potato and someone to share it with.
Oprah Winfrey #Great #Power

Photo of Oprah Winfrey Unless you choose to do great things with it, it makes no difference how much you are rewarded, or how much power you have.
Oprah Winfrey #Time

Photo of Oprah Winfrey 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.
Oprah Winfrey #Life #Love

Photo of Oprah Winfrey The struggle of my life created empathy - I could relate to pain, being abandoned, having people not love me.
Oprah Winfrey #Life

Photo of Oprah Winfrey I don't think you ever stop giving. I really don't. I think it's an on-going process. And it's not just about being able to write a check. It's being able to touch somebody's life.
Oprah Winfrey #Life

Photo of Oprah Winfrey I have a lot of things to prove to myself. One is that I can live my life fearlessly.
Oprah Winfrey #Love #Work

Photo of Oprah Winfrey What I know is, is that if you do work that you love, and the work fulfills you, the rest will come.
Oprah Winfrey #Power

Photo of Oprah Winfrey Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you.
Oprah Winfrey #Success

Photo of Oprah Winfrey You know you are on the road to success if you would do your job, and not be paid for it.
Oprah Winfrey #Strength

Photo of Oprah Winfrey Where there is no struggle, there is no strength.