Oprah Winfrey’s life is one long inspirational quote. She’s a role model for many which is why a one-liner from her is bronzed in our heads and repeated at least once daily. Over her reputable career, the mogul has gifted us with her words of wisdom through the many outlets she’s dominated.
If it wasn’t her talk show—that launched her into stardom—it was the roles she careful chose to do—or the commencement speeches she was sought after to participate in. Today the queen of daytime TV, shero to many, and wise media queen, turns 61. To celebrate all her accomplishments, we’ve gathered many of her best quotes that will motivate you to only prosper in your endeavors.