It's Oprah's Birthday, and Here Are 10 Inspirational O Quotes That Make Us Wish We Could Celebrate With Her
Oprah Winfrey turns 60 today. Can you believe it? Oprah has been inspiring America for decades but she seems timeless — a never ending source of wisdom and excellent book recommendations. Having come from poverty to become the world's only black, female billionaire — not mention one of America's biggest philanthropists — she's an inspiration to us all.
Oprah will be spending a quiet birthday at home, since she has actually become too popular to have a party. But we'll be celebrating it by sharing some of our favorite inspirational Oprah quotes to help us all appreciate just how wonderful she is. Here's to you, Oprah! Happy Birthday!
“Turn your wounds into wisdom.”
Well, Oprah would know. She’s got more wisdom than practically anyone.
“Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody’s going to know whether you did it or not.”
I’m pretty sure Oprah has people watching her all the time, but the point still stands.
"I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become."
Oprah must dwell on some pretty cool stuff.
"Whatever you fear most has no power — it is your fear that has the power."
Oprah: helping Americans overcome their fears and achieve great things for decades.
“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 has faced her fair share of challenges, and is still standing tall, so I’d say she definitely knows what she’s talking about.
“Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another stepping stone to greatness.”
Queen Oprah Forever!
“The great courageous act that we must all do is to have the courage to step out of our history and past so that we can live our dreams.”
Let us all take courage from Oprah’s example and not let our pasts limit where we go in life.
“Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.”
I don’t mean to be silly, but the best possible moment for me right now would probably be partying with Oprah.
“It makes no difference how many peaks you reach if there was no pleasure in the climb.”
Oprah. Always, incredibly, climbing more mountains and making it look easy.
“To love yourself is a never-ending journey.”
Yes it is, Oprah. And we hope you love yourself just as much as we all love you. Happy Birthday!