Oprah Winfrey is well known for her leadership role in her company Harpo Inc., and also in helping women via her Leadership Academy For Girls. What can we learn from her leadership of these organizations throughout the years? We’ve scoured the web for our favorite Oprah quotes related to leadership and personal growth — here’s our top 15 quotes!
“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.”
“Where there is no struggle, there is no strength.”
“Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody’s going to know whether you did it or not.”
“Surround yourself with only people who are going to lift you higher.”
“Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.””Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you.”
“What I know is, is that if you do work that you love, and the work fulfills you, the rest will come.”
“Understand that the right to choose your own path is a sacred privilege. Use it. Dwell in possibility.”
“You know you are on the road to success if you would do your job and not be paid for it.”
“The big secret in life is that there is no big secret. Whatever your goal, you can get there if you’re willing to work.”
“The greatest discovery of all time is that a person can change his future by merely changing his attitude.”
“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.”
“You get in life what you have the courage to ask for.”
“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.”
“Create the highest, grandest vision possible for your life, because you become what you believe.”
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