Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.
Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.
The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.
I am a woman in process. I’m just trying like everybody else. I try to take every conflict, every experience, and learn from it. Life is never dull.
Where there is no struggle, there is no strength.
Surround yourself with only people who are going to lift you higher.
The greatest discovery of all time is that a person can change his future by merely changing his attitude.
Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody’s going to know whether you did it or not.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you.
Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.
She is the mother I never had, she is the sister everybody would want. She is the friend that everybody deserves. I don’t know a better person.
It isn’t until you come to a spiritual understanding of who you are – not necessarily a religious feeling, but deep down, the spirit within – that you can begin to take control.
Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another steppingstone to greatness.
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.
Do the one thing you think you cannot do. Fail at it. Try again. Do better the second time. The only people who never tumble are those who never mount the high wire. This is your moment. Own it.
The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams.
The struggle of my life created empathy – I could relate to pain, being abandoned, having people not love me.
Biology is the least of what makes someone a mother.
For everyone of us that succeeds, it’s because there’s somebody there to show you the way out.
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.