"Where there is no struggle, there is no strength."
"We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face... we must do that which we think we cannot."Oprah Winfrey on Eleanor Roosevelt
"That which does not kill us makes us stronger."Oprah Winfrey on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved."Oprah Winfrey on Helen Keller
"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men."Oprah Winfrey on John F. Kennedy
"The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places."Oprah Winfrey on Ernest Hemingway
"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."