Quotes of Bridge

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

- David Russell

“ 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

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

- Earl Nightingale

“ We discussed the humanitarian situation, and in that regard the president confirmed that the bridge would open after one last technical check. ”

- Colin Powell

“ What need the bridge much broader than the flood? ”

- William Shakespeare

“ The bridge is getting old and it is an indication it is continuing to weaken. So that type of storm we saw (Wednesday) is something we expect to see in the future. ”

- John Milton

“ What voice did on my spirit fall, Peschiera, when thy bridge I crost? 'Tis better to have fought and lost That never to have fought at all! ”

- Arthur Hugh Clough

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

- Unknown

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

- Frantz Fanon

“ Christmas is a bridge. We need bridges as the river of time flows past. Today's Christmas should mean creating happy hours for tomorrow and reliving those of yesterday. ”

- Gladys Taber

“ I'm one of those people who when I go over a bridge, I want to jump. It's just this intense tickle in the back of my throat. It's like I'm on the verge the whole time I'm walking over that bridge, and I'm not going to get a release until I jump. ”

- Willem Dafoe

“ This is one of the paradoxes of the democratic movement — that it loves a crowd and fears the individuals who compose it — that the religion of humanity should have no faith in human beings. ”

- Walter Lippmann

“ Marriage takes work, but so does living alone. One of the things you have to work at is to have enough human resources and to plan ahead… be willing to take responsibility for making the arrangements and building the bridges. People will walk across the bridge to you, but they probably won't build the bridge, and once you accept that, then you can have a very full life. ”

- Barbara Feldon

“ Praise the bridge that carried you over. ”

- George Colman

“ 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

“ 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. ”

- Pooh’s Little Instruction Book

“ The hardest thing to learn in life is which bridge to cross and which to burn. ”

- David Russell

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

- Unknown

“ 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

“ I once said cynically of a politician, 'He'll doublecross that bridge when he comes to it.'. ”

- Oscar Levant

“ I think we might be going a bridge too far. ”

- Sir Frederick Browning

“ It makes no difference if I burn my bridges behind me - I never retreat. ”

- Fiorello LaGuardia

“ When you build bridges you can keep crossing them. ”

- Rick Pitino

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

- George Herbert

“ He who demands mercy and shows none burns the bridges over which he himself must later pass. ”

- Thomas Adams

“ The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich, as well as the poor, to sleep under the bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread. ”

- Anatole France

“ We will burn that bridge when we come to it. ”

- Nick Gorski

“ When one burns one's bridges, what a very nice fire it makes. ”

- Dylan Thomas

“ In every conceivable manner, the family is link to our past, bridge to our future. ”

- Alex Haley

“ Anxiety never yet successfully bridged any chasm. ”

- Giovanni Ruffini
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