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.

Here's how I see your weight—it is your smoke detector. And we're all burning up the best part of our lives. I'd never thought of it that way before, but it was a true aha moment. My weight was an indicator warning, a flashing light blaring my disconnection from the center of myself.

You don't have to hold yourself hostage to who you used to be.

One of the most important questions a woman can ask herself: What do I really want-and what is my spirit telling me is the best way to proceed?

I've come to believe that each of us has a personal calling that's as unique as a fingerprint - and that the best way to succeed is to discover what you love and then find a way to offer it to others in the form of service, working hard, and also allowing the energy of the universe to lead you.

Know this for sure: When you get the chance, go for it.

My therapy has come from paying attention to my life.

If you can get paid for doing what you love, every paycheck is a bonu.

Here's how I see your weight—it is your smoke detector. And we're all burning up the best part of our lives.

Here's the gift of gratitude: In order to feel it, your ego has to take a backseat. What shows up in its place is greater compassion and understanding. Instead of being frustrated, you choose appreciation. And the more grateful you become , the more you have to be grateful for.

True forgiveness is when you can say, 'Thank you for that experience.

I think that when you invite people to your home, you invite them to yourself.

Can you see me? Can you hear me? Does anything I say mean anything to you?

If you're constantly pushing yourself higher, higher, the law of averages - not to mention the myth of Icarus - predicts that you will at some point fall. And when you do, I want you to know this, remember this: There is no such thing as failure.

I define joy as a sustained sense of well-being and internal peace - a connection to what matters.

I have a lot of things to prove to myself. One is that I can live my life fearlessly.

Every day, you're only as good as your last show.

Create the highest, grandest vision possible for your life, because you become what you believe.

Author Neale Donald Walsch says, So long as you're still worried about what others think of you, you are owned by them. Only when you require no approval from outside yourself can you own yourself.

We are each responsible for our own life-no other person can be.

As long as other people's opinions matter more than your own, you're owned by them. You're not even free.

I have a special pair of poop shoes under my desk. Whenever I need to drop a deuce, I slip them on and scurry to the restroom, and no one ever knows it's me. Like, if I'm wearing Louboutins that day, and my producer sees Earth shoes in the stall....well, you get the idea. It was truly a lightbulb moment when that came to me.

The goal of my shows, my interviews, my business, my philanthropy, all of it, whatever ventures I might pursue, would be to make clear that what unites us is ultimately far more redeeming and compelling than anything that separates me.

Do things you've always wanted to do. You are the single most influence on your life.

A mentor is someone who allows you to see the hope inside yourself.

Connect. Embrace. Liberate. Love somebody. Just one person. And then spread that to two. And as many as you can. You'll see the difference it makes.

The reason I've been able to be so financially successful is my focus has never, ever for one minute been money.

What I know is, is that if you do work that you love, and the work fulfills you, the rest will come.

With every experience you alone are painting your own canvas thought by thought choice by choice.

You become what you believe, not what you think or what you want.

I'm not even kind of a lesbian.

French philosopher-priest Pierre Teilhard de Chardin: We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience.

Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody's going to know whether you did it or not.

One if the hardest things in life to learn are which bridges to cross and which bridges to burn.

Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another steppingstone to greatness.

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.

You are where you are in life because of what you believe is possible for yourself.

Everyone wants 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.

Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.

I think people who have good parents come into the world with a strength, yes, and an advantage.

There's a difference between thinking you deserve to be happy and knowing that you are worthy of being happy. Your being alive makes worthiness your birthright. You alone are enough.

There is one irrefutable law of the universe: We are each responsible for our own life. If you're holding anyone else accountable for your happiness, you're wasting your time. You must be fearless enough to give yourself the love you didn't receive.

My philosophy is that not only are you responsible for your life, but doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.

Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.

Its Like Joy Rising.

You look at yourself and you accept yourself for who you are, and once you accept yourself for who you are you become a better person.

Don't back down just to keep the peace. Standing up for yourself builds self confidence and self esteem.

I will just create, and if it works, it works, and if it doesn't, I'll create something else. I don't have any limitations on what I think I could do or be.

Unless you choose to do great things with it, it makes no difference how much you are rewarded, or how much power you have.