Quotation Explorer - 'Bridges'

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
He who demands mercy and shows none burns the bridges over which he himself must later pass. - Thomas Adams
Engineers do engineering, i.e. they build bridges. So engineering needs engineers. The economy does NOT need economists. Economists do not make economy, but they try it and that is why we have so much problems with some financial models. - Steve Keen
People who walk across dark bridges, past saints,with dim, small lights.Clouds which move across gray skiespast churcheswith towers darkened in the dusk.One who leans against granite railinggazing into the evening waters,His hands resting on old stones. - Franz Kafka
There are great roads, beautiful bridges, lovely parks, gorgeous gardens and wonderful buildings in a big city. But there is something missing, something very important: The spirit of nature! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Birds don't need bridges to cross precipices and honourable men with honesty wings to cross precipices of slander. - Mehmet Murat ildan
Why should a financial engineer be paid four, four times... to a hundred times more than the, uh... real engineer?A real engineer build bridges, a financial engineer build, build dreams.And when those dream turn out to be nightmares, other people pay for it. - Andrew Sheng
The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread. - Anatole France
It makes no difference if I burn my bridges behind me - I never retreat.
Words can be bridges. - Joydeep Roy-Bhattacharya
Don't burn your bridges until you build better ones. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Arrogance is a map of a road that leads to bridges that are out. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
I think of the friendships I've strained, the generosity I've exploited, the bridges I've torched. Do as the heavens have done, forget your evil; with them, forgive yourself. There may be hope for me yet. - Anthony Ervin
As Christians you should be like bridges to Heaven; letting people walk on you to get there. - Tommy Tran
You cannot cross large rivers without building bridges. - Matshona Dhliwayo
She lit fire to the bridges and forts she built all these years, and she walked into it smiling and tears rolling down her cheeks. - Akshay Vasu
When you build bridges you can keep crossing them. - Rick Pitino
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges. - Joseph Fort Newton
Come, let us build bridges of love with each other with the cement of kindness and pillars of trust. - Debasish Mridha
The Napoles scandal showed that some politicians are the same all over the country. They promise to build bridges when there are no rivers. - Miriam Defensor-Santiago
You have to cross many bridges and you have to walk many paths in your life! But what is more important than this is to know which bridges you should not cross and which paths you must not walk! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Men drive off bridges and drink too much because of women like you. - Janet Evanovich
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
May the bridges I burn light the way - Moosa Rahat
Caminante, no hay puentes, se hace puentes al andar. (Voyager, there are no bridges, one builds them as one walks.) - Gloria E. AnzaldĂșa
The law, in its majestic equality, forbids rich and poor alike to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal their bread. - Anatole France
Politicians sre the same all over.They promise to build bridges, even where there are no rivers. - Nikita Khrushev
We have to Build Bridges of Peace Instead of building Walls of Wars. - Widad Akreyi
The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets and to steal bread. - Anatole France
Choose a leader who will build bridges - not walls. A leader who will promote peace - not wars. A leader who believes in equality - not discrimination. A leader who is transparent - not secretive. A leader who will speak for all - not just animals. - Mizan Chaudhury
As you discover what strength you can draw from your community in this world from which it stands apart, look outward as well as inward. Build bridges instead of walls. - Sonia Sotomayor
The only way you can write is by the light of the bridges burning behind you. - Richard Peck
I demolish my bridges behind me...then there is no choice but to move forward - Fridtjof Nansen
you don't have to worry about burning bridges, if you're building your own - Kerry E. Wagner
Love builds bridges between two hearts when lovers are thousands of miles apart. - Debasish Mridha
To ease the loneliness of the bridges, visit them sometimes! The forgotten ones must be remembered! Create some memories with them so that they will feel themselves less lonely! Memories are the enemies of solitude. - Mehmet Murat ildan
There are many rivers that we cross in our lifetime, unfortunately some of those rivers just don't have bridges. - John R. Gouin
In times of division and strife, build bridges to the hearts of those clouded by anger, hurt, hatred, and ignorance, so you can help open and understand their minds and hearts, and they can understand yours. - Imania Margria
Dear Influencers: Trolls will lurk under the bridges you build to gobble you up. They are hangry for attention. Build bridges anyways. - Richie Norton
To build the bridges of love, extend your hands of kindness. - Debasish Mridha
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
Sometimes the bridges you burn light the way out of your darkness, but the memory of the blaze will be burned into your heart and mind forever. - Shannon L. Alder
We elected a man who knows how to build walls when we needed someone who knows how to build bridges. - DaShanne Stokes
Building bridges takes us further than building walls. - DaShanne Stokes
True teachers are those who use themselves as bridges over which they invite their students to cross; then, having facilitated their crossing, joyfully collapse, encouraging them to create theirown. - Nikos Kazantzakis
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