Friday, March 30, 2012

Oprah Winfrey - Quotes

“Turn your wounds into wisdom.”

“You can have it all. Just not all at once.”

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

“Everyone wants 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.”

“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”

“I trust that everything happens for a reason, even if we are not wise enough to see it.”

“The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.”

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

“True forgiveness is when you can say, "Thank you for that experience.”

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

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

“One if the hardest things in life to learn are which bridges to cross and which bridges to burn.”

“If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.”

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

“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. ”

“You get to know who you really are in a crisis.”

“If a man wants you, nothing can keep him away. If he doesn't want you, nothing can make him stay.”

“If friends disappoint you over and over, that's in large part your own fault. Once someone 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. ”

“Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.”

“You don't become what you want, you become what you believe.”

“Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right.”

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

“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.”

“When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are.”

“Step Away from the Mean Girls…
…and say bye-bye to feeling bad about your looks.
Are you ready to stop colluding with a culture that makes so many of us feel physically inadequate? Say goodbye to your inner critic, and take this pledge to be kinder to yourself and others.

This is a call to arms. A call to be gentle, to be forgiving, to be generous with yourself. The next time you look into the mirror, try to let go of the story line that says you're too fat or too sallow, too ashy or too old, your eyes are too small or your nose too big; just look into the mirror and see your face. When the criticism drops away, what you will see then is just you, without judgment, and that is the first step toward transforming your experience of the world.”

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

“Dogs are my favorite role models. I want to work like a dog, doing what I was born to do with joy and purpose. I want to play like a dog, with total, jolly abandon. I want to love like a dog, with unabashed devotion and complete lack of concern about what people do for a living, how much money they have, or how much they weigh. The fact that we still live with dogs, even when we don't have to herd or hunt our dinner, gives me hope for humans and canines alike.”

“I believe that every single event in life happens in an opportunity to choose love over fear.”

“Every day brings a chance to live free of regret and with as much joy, fun, and laughter as you can stand.”

“We can't become what we need to be by remaining what we are.”

“Some women have a weakness for shoes... I can go barefoot if necessary. I have a weakness for books.”

“Self-esteem comes from being able to define the world in your own terms and refusing to abide by the judgments of others.”

“The best thing about dreams is that fleeting moment, when you are between asleep and awake, when you don't know the difference between reality and fantasy, when for just that one moment you feel with your entire soul that the dream is reality, and it really happened.”

“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.”

“Meditate. Breathe consciously. Listen. Pay attention. Treasure every moment. Make the connection.”

“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.”

“The whole point of being alive is to evolve into the complete person you were intended to be.”

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

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

“I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become.”

“When I look at the future, it's so bright it burns my eyes!”

“Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the mext moment”

“You are responsible for your life. You can't keep blaming somebody else for your dysfunction. Life is really about moving on.”

“Follow your instincts. That's where true wisdom manifests itself.”

“If you want your life to be more rewarding, you have to change the way you think.”

“To love yourself is a never-ending journey.”

“You look at yourself and you accept yourself for who you are, and once you accept yourself for who you are you become a better person.”

“In the mist of Difficulty lies Opportunity.”

“I believe the choice to be excellent begins with aligning your thoughts and words with the intention to require more from yourself.”

“The big secret in life is there is no secret. Whatever your goal. You can get there if you're willing to work.”


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