"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."
"Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter."Oprah Winfrey on Mark Twain
"Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young."Oprah Winfrey on Henry Ford
"Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been."Oprah Winfrey on Mark Twain
"True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country."Oprah Winfrey on Kurt Vonnegut
"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age."Oprah Winfrey on Robert Frost
"I don't think of myself as a poor deprived ghetto girl who made good. I think of myself as somebody who from an early age knew I was responsible for myself, and I had to make good."
"The greatest discovery of all time is that a person can change his future by merely changing his attitude."
"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."
"Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment."
"My philosophy is that not only are you responsible for your life, but doing the best at this moment puts you I the best place for the next moment."