She was the first black female news anchor at Nashville’s WLAC-TV in the early 1970s. 10 years later, she became the host of The Oprah Winfrey Show. She overcame prejudice despite the fact that the producers didn’t want her to show on TV.
She was born with the knack of talking That is why the local church where she spent most of her toddler years called her ‘The Preacher’.
She grew up poor, was molested by her relatives and her mother’s friends, and gave birth to a child who died in infancy at the age of 14 but all of these couldn’t stop her from becoming who she is today.
Oprah is also known for helping people. Aside from her Oprah’s Angel Work charity, she also gives most of her profit to philanthropic causes in the United States.
Here are some inspirational quotes by her:-
“Books were my pass to personal freedom and I learned to read at age 3, and there discovered was a whole world to conquer that went beyond our farm in Mississippi.”
2.ON BEING THANKFUL FOR WHAT YOU HAVE
“Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more and If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.”
3.ON BEING BUSY
“The essential question is not, “How busy are you?’ but ‘What are you busy at?’ ‘Are you doing what fulfills you?”
“Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity and don’t fight them and Just find a new way to stand.”
“Forgiveness is letting go of the hope that the past can be changed”
“What I know for sure is that what you give comes back to you.”
7.ON THE COMPANY ONE SHOULD KEEP
“Surround yourself with only people who are going to lift you higher.”
“Devote today to something so daring even you can’t believe you’re doing it.”
“I don’t want anyone who doesn’t want me.”