Oprah Gail Winfrey (born January 29, 1954) was born into poverty in rural Mississippi to a teenage single mother and later raised in an inner-city Milwaukee neighborhood.
She has stated that she was molested during her childhood and early teens and became pregnant at 14; her son died in infancy. Despite her unhappy start to life, she has risen to become one of the most influential people in the world.
She is best known for her talk show “The Oprah Winfrey Show”, which was the highest-rated program of its kind in history. Dubbed the “Queen of All Media”, she ranks among the richest people on earth.
Below are 15 uplifting quotes from Oprah Winfrey.