Winfrey is one of the most influential voices of our time, reaching
millions of viewers with her popular daytime talk show, in addition
to a popular magazine and a women's cable network she helped launch.
In everything she does Oprah has earned a reputation of championing
causes that reflect her belief that each of us should take personal
responsibility for our lives and help to improve the world. In
addition to using entertainment media as a platform to inspire
and empower her audience, she is a passionate philanthropist,
creating The Oprah Winfrey Foundation to "support the inspiration,
empowerment, education, and well-being of women, children and
families around the world" and Oprah's Angel Network, which presents
cash awards to people who have helped make life better for others.
best at this moment
puts you in the best place for the next moment.
discovery of all time is that a person can change his future by
merely changing his attitude.
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.
The more you
praise and celebrate your life,
the more there is in life to celebrate.
to follow your passion. You've got to figure out what it is you
love--who you really are. And have the courage to do that. I believe
that the only courage anybody ever needs is the courage to follow
your own dreams."
is the best deterrent to racism or sexism.
go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one
you know you have for sure.
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
I don't believe in failure. It is not failure if you enjoyed the
you focus on expands, and when you focus on the goodness in your
life, you create more of it. Opportunities, relationships, even
money flowed my way when I learned to be grateful no matter what
happened in my life.