Some of The Most Important Life-Changing Lessons From The Most Inspirational Woman, Oprah Winfrey

Back in 1954, a little girl was born to a teenage single mother. A young child who lived in poverty, got molested, lost a child when she was only 15, lost a sister to cocaine addiction, and faced a lot more than this. She chose to find a way through all the darkness she faced. She chose to find the light no matter what it costs her, she pursued her dream and years later she is ranked as the richest African American of the 20th century and is regarded as the most influential woman in the world. Yes, that’s the story of Oprah Winfrey.

Oprah who won awards more than we can count, got degrees from the largest universities in the world, done over 35,000 interviews with presidents, celebrities and more public figures than you can imagine, shared with the world some of the best pieces of advice over the years that can help change your life. So, read the words of wisdom that Oprah shared with us carefully because we can guarantee that this will definitely hit the right nerve!

“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 Winfrey

“Turn your wounds into wisdom.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“One of the hardest things in life to learn are which bridges to cross and which bridges to burn.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don’t fight them. Just find a new way to stand.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“The thing you fear most has no power. Your fear of it is what has the power. Facing the truth really will set you free.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“Surround yourself only with people who are going to take you higher.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“I know for sure what we dwell on is who we become.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“Learn from every mistake, because every experience, particularly your mistakes, are there to teach you and force you into being more of who you are.”
― Oprah Winfrey

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

“You can have it all. You just can’t have it all at once.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another stepping stone to greatness.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“If friends disappoint you over and over, that’s in large part your own fault. Once somebody has shown a tendency to be self-centered, you need to recognize that and take care of yourself; people aren’t going to change simply because you want them to.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“Devote today to something so daring even you can’t believe you’re doing it.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“The true meaning of courage is to be afraid, and then, with your knees knocking and your heart racing, to step out anyway—even when that step makes sense to nobody but you. I know that’s not easy. But making a bold move is the only way to truly advance toward the grandest vision the universe has for you.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“Your true passion should feel like breathing; it’s that natural.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“Live from the heart of yourself. You have to make a living. I understand that. But, you also have to know what sparks the light in you so that you, in your own way, can illuminate the world.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“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

“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

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

“When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“It makes no difference how many peaks you reach if there was no pleasure in the climb.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“Only make decisions that support your self-image, self-esteem and self-worth.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“You get in life what you have the courage to ask for.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“I knew there was a way out. I knew there was another kind of life because I had read about it. I knew there were other places, and there was another way of being.”
― Oprah Winfrey

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

“We are each responsible for our own life – no other person is or even can be.”
― 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

“I believe that everyone is the keeper of a dream – and by tuning into one another’s secret hopes, we can become better friends, better partners, better parents, and better lovers.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“… A new day is on the horizon! And when that new day finally dawns, it will be because of a lot of magnificent women, many of whom are right here in this room tonight, and some pretty phenomenal men, fighting hard to make sure that they become the leaders who take us to the time when nobody ever has to say, ‘Me too’ again.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“For too long, women have not been heard or believed if they dare speak the truth to the power of those men. But their time is up. Their time is up.”
― Oprah Winfrey

So there you have it. And believe me, if this little girl could become Oprah Winfrey, you can be whatever the hell you want to be!

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