"What material success does is provide you with the ability to concentrate on other things that really matter. And that is being able to make a difference, not only in your own life, but in other people's lives."
"In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure."Oprah Winfrey on Bill Cosby
"Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success."Oprah Winfrey on Swami Vivekananda
"Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it."Oprah Winfrey on Bruce Lee
"A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him."Oprah Winfrey on David Brinkley
"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts."Oprah Winfrey on Winston Churchill
"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."
"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."
"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."