Bridges Quotes

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Bridges Quotes

Sometimes, if you stand on the bottom rail of a bridge and lean over to watch the river slipping slowly away beneath you, you will suddenly know everything there is to be known.

A. A. Milne

Money is no good unless it contributes something to the community, unless it builds a bridge to a better life. Any man can make money, but it takes a special kind of man to use it responsibly.

A. G. Gaston

A bridge of silver wings stretches from the dead ashes of an unforgiving nightmare to the jeweled vision of a life started anew.


Prayer cannot bring water to parched fields, or mend a broken bridge, nor rebuild a ruined city; but prayer can water an arid soul, mend a broken heart, and rebuild a weakened will.

Abraham Joshua Heschel

A proper home can provide the bridge across that terrible gulf between utter poverty the possibility of a better future.

Aga Khan IV

You don’t build walls; you build bridges between people.

Andrew Cuomo

A bridge can still be built, while the bitter waters are flowing beneath.

Anthony Liccione

A lot of the roads, bridges, railways, and such are built through the use of forced labor, and that is causing the people great suffering. What we put into this in the form of human suffering is not worth what comes out of it.

Aung San Suu Kyi

Large motorway flyovers are the cathedrals of the modern world.

Barbara Castle

Bridges are perhaps the most invisible form of public architecture.

Bruce Jackson

Bridges become frames for looking at the world around us.

Bruce Jackson

Effort and hard work construct the bridge that connects your dreams to reality.

Daisaku Ikeda

Sometimes, if you aren’t sure about something, you just have to jump off the bridge and grow your wings on the way down.

Danielle Steel

The hardest thing in life is to know which bridge to cross and which to burn.

David Russell

Come, let us build bridges of love with each other with the cement of kindness and pillars of trust.

Debasish Mridha

Don’t dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.

Denis Waitley

Your problem is to bridge the gap which exists between where you are now and the goal you intend to reach.

Earl Nightingale

We have to build bridges that are stronger than the bombs that other people might throw.

Eboo Patel

Bridges are built not to cross over it but it is built to lift you to the other side safely.

Edwin Lawrence

A picture is nothing but a bridge between the soul of the artist and that of the spectator.

Eugene Delacroix

It makes no difference if I burn my bridges behind me ― I never retreat.

Fiorello LaGuardia

If the building of a bridge does not enrich the awareness of those who work on it, then that bridge ought not to be built.

Frantz Fanon

Hopefully, we can build bridges, but we also have to draw lines.

Fred Thompson

Passion is the bridge that takes you from pain to change.

Frida Kahlo

Nobody can build the bridge for you to walk across the river of life, no one but you yourself alone. There are, to be sure, countless paths and bridges and demi-gods, which carry you across this river; but only at the cost of yourself; you would pawn yourself and lose. There is in the world only one way, on which nobody can go, except you: where does it lead?

Friedrich Nietzsche

What is great in man is that he is a bridge and not a goal.

Friedrich Nietzsche

The bridges that you cross before you come to them are over rivers that aren’t there.

Gene Brown

He who cannot forgive breaks the bridge over which he himself must pass.

George Herbert

People who have lost relationships often wonder why they can’t just let it be “water under the bridge.” It is water under the bridge – the trouble is we do not live on the bridge but in the river of life with its many twists and turns.

Grant Fairley

Never burn bridges. If it’s a faulty bridge then close it off and let it fall on its own.

Gregor Collins

The statesman’s duty is to bridge the gap between his nation’s experience and his vision.

Henry A Kissinger

We believe more in bridges and making the border better.

Ildefonso Guajardo Villarreal

Life is a bridge. Cross over it, but builds no house on it.

Indian Proverb

We build too many walls and not enough bridges.

Isaac Newton

Bridges take people across rivers. Leaders take people across ignorance. With a leader, the destination of a journey is sure.

Israelmore Ayivor

The wise man bridges the gap by laying out the path by means of which he can get from where he is to where he wants to go.

J. P. Morgan

Some bridges you crossed on your own, no matter who drove you to the edge

J.R. Ward

If a man can bridge the gap between life and death, if he can live on after he’s dead, then maybe he was a great man.

James Dean

A bridge is a meeting place. a possibility, a metaphor

Jeanette Winterson

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

Jim Croce

Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.

Jim Rohn

People are lonely because they build walls instead of bridges.

Joseph Fort Newton

Bridges are a monument to progress.

Joseph Straus

Build a bridge by extending your hand.

Ken Poirot

Knowledge of other people’s beliefs and ways of thinking must be used to build bridges, not to create conflicts.

Kjell Magne Bondevik

A bridge has no allegiance to either side.

Les Coleman

It is easier to bridge the oceans that lie between continents than it is to bridge the gap between individuals or the peoples.

Mahatma Gandhi

Roads do not upgrade or maintain themselves. Bridges do not repair themselves or rebuild themselves.

Martin O'Malley

Love is that condition in the human spirit so profound that it empowers us to develop courage; to trust that courage and build bridges with it; to trust those bridges and cross over them so we can attempt to reach each other.

Maya Angelou

Bridges are happy, because they do not judge those who come to them.

Mehmet Murat ildan

If you are good at building bridges, you will never fall into the abyss!

Mehmet Murat ildan

Some bridges are so beautiful that we wish them to be our own home!

Mehmet Murat ildan

The fate of the bridges is to be lonely; because bridges are to cross not to stay!

Mehmet Murat ildan

The wisdom of bridges comes from the fact that they know the both sides, they know the both shores!

Mehmet Murat ildan

Politicians are the same all over. They promise to build bridges even where there are no rivers.

Nikita Khrushchev

Land bridges were everywhere during the extinction, many species were spreading, and there were many diseases.

Robert T. Bakker

Respect yourself enough to walk away from anything that no longer serves you, grows you, or makes you happy.

Robert Tew

For too long, information, opportunities, and resources have been constraints, they need to be the bridges.

Sharad Vivek Sagar

We can cross the rivers of doubt and discouragement on the bridge of faith even before we get to them.

Sterling W Sill

There is a land of the living and a land of the dead and the bridge is love, the only survival, the only meaning.

Thornton Wilder

Until you cross the bridge of your insecurities, you can’t begin to explore your possibilities.

Tim Fargo

We cross our bridges when we come to them and burn them behind us, with nothing to show for our progress except a memory of the smell of smoke, and a presumption that once our eyes watered.

Tom Stoppard

There are certain bridges that are not worth crossing, no matter what others think. Loyalty and relationships are important.

Tony Dungy

Imagination is the pontoon bridge making way for the timid feet of reason.


Love is the bridge between two hearts.


The only bad thing about burning your bridges behind you is that the world is round.


We are told never to cross a bridge until we come to it, but this world is owned by men who have ‘crossed bridges’ in their imagination far ahead of the crowd.


We have to build bridges of peace instead of building walls of wars.

Widad Akrawi

Our bridge to the future must include bridges to other nations, because we remain the world’s indispensable nation to advance prosperity, peace and freedom and to keep our own children safe from the dangers of terror and weapons of mass destruction.

William J. Clinton

Having sex is like playing bridge. If you don’t have a good partner, you’d better have a good hand.

Woody Allen

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