Excellence is the best deterrent to racism or sexism.
OPRAH WINFREY, Brian Lanker's I Dream a World
If you can survive 11 days in cramped quarters with a friend and come out laughing, your friendship is the real deal.
OPRAH WINFREY, O Magazine, Aug. 2006
People never fail to amaze me. They face the unimaginable with a shot of grace and a rush of adrenaline; they steel their nerves; they summon their cool or anger or faith or whatever it takes to pull them through, and they go on to live another day.
OPRAH WINFREY, O Magazine, Apr. 2007