Quote of the Day: Oprah Winfrey on Passion

The media mogul on finding your life’s purpose.

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Oprah Winfrey

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You can read this quote from Oprah Winfrey in the September 2001 issue of O, the Oprah Magazine and in Bartlett’s Familiar Black Quotations. See how The Root chronicles her life in pictures here.

Henry Louis Gates Jr. is the Alphonse Fletcher University Professor and founding director of the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research at Harvard University. He is also editor-in-chief of The Root. Follow him on Twitter and Facebook.

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