Don’t Put a Ceiling on Yourself

Adrian S. Potter
3 min readJan 23, 2024

State what you want or believe. To yourself and everyone.

Photo by Charles Etoroma on Unsplash

The Secondhand Inspiration Project begins with a motivational quote and ventures wherever the creative path meanders.

Oprah Winfrey is a media mogul, talk show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist. She rose from a challenging upbringing to become an influential figure in the entertainment industry.

Oprah gained recognition for hosting a groundbreaking talk show that ran for 25 years and reached millions worldwide. Her impact extends beyond television, as she established herself as a force in literature, film, and humanitarian efforts. Oprah’s Book Club significantly influenced the publishing industry, and her company, Harpo Productions, produced acclaimed films and TV projects.

As a philanthropist, she has supported various causes, emphasizing education and empowerment. Oprah Winfrey’s impact is profound, shaping media, inspiring countless individuals, and leaving an enduring legacy as a trailblazer and advocate for positive change.

Oprah’s quote –

“Every time you state what you want or believe, you’re the first to hear it. It’s a message to both you and others about what you think is possible. Don’t put a…



Adrian S. Potter

Antisocial Extrovert · Writer and Poet, Engineer, Consultant, Public Speaker · Writing about self-improvement, gratitude, and creativity ·