Burning Bridges Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old burning bridges quotes, burning bridges sayings, and burning bridges proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Bridges are meant for burning, when the people and memories they join aren't the same.

Jim Croce

The only way you can write is by the light of the bridges burning behind you.

Richard Peck

Sometimes you get the best light from a burning bridge.

Don Henley

You don't have to worry about burning bridges, if you're building your own.

Kerry E Wagner

You know the hardest thing to do in hollywood is burn bridges. There is usually some sucker who still likes me. There is usually some sucker who will still work with me.     

Terry Gilliam

Don't burn bridges. You'll be surprised how many times you have to cross the same river.

H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Burning bridges behind you is understandable. It's the bridges before us that we burn, not realizing we may need to cross, that brings regret.     

Anthony Liccione

My land is bare of chattering folk; the clouds are low along the ridges, and sweet's the air with curly smoke from all my burning bridges.

Dorothy Parker

Stop telling me not to burn bridges. Some bridges are meant to be burned; some roads are never meant to be traveled again.

Dr. Steve Maraboli

When you follow Christ, it must be a total burning of all your bridges behind you.

Billy Graham

With every bridge that burns a new path is opened for the way your destiny is to be shaped. If you believe in destiny then you must believe that the bridge was burned so you can find a new way to go to find the destiny that you were meet to follow.

Terry Perkins

We should think seriously before we slam doors, before we burn bridges, before we saw off the limb on which we find ourselves sitting.

Richard L. Evans