"I know from personal experience how damaging it can be to live with bitterness and unforgiveness. I like to say it's like taking poison and hoping your enemy will die. And it really is that harmful to us to live this way."
"Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards."Joyce Meyer on Soren Kierkegaard
"The only source of knowledge is experience."Joyce Meyer on Albert Einstein
"Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn."Joyce Meyer on C. S. Lewis
"Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes."Joyce Meyer on Oscar Wilde
"A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way."Joyce Meyer on Mark Twain
"I'm only going to stand before God and give an account for my life, not for somebody else's life. If I have a bad attitude, then I need to say there's no point in me blaming you for what's wrong in my life."
"Teachers can change lives with just the right mix of chalk and challenges."
"Education levels the playing field, allowing everyone to compete."
"There are some hurts that we experience that can be forgiven but we won't forget them."
"Forgiveness is not a feeling - it's a decision we make because we want to do what's right before God. It's a quality decision that won't be easy and it may take time to get through the process, depending on the severity of the offense."