80 Burning Bridges Quotes That May Light Up Your Life

Looking for famous quotes on burning bridges? We have rounded up the best collection of burning bridges quotes, sayings,  lyrics, captions for Instagram, funny messages, (including DP, images, and pictures) that will put light on whether you should burn the bridges with someone instead of staying with them.

Burning Bridges Meaning: The idiomatic expression “burning your bridges” means to act in a way that destroys any chance of returning to the way things were. When you burn your bridges, there is no going back.

Be it a broken relationship, a job, your family, or friends, when you are disappointed and done with it then you burn bridges with them. You take away all your chances of returning back, which is why some people suggest not to burn the bridge.

So this applies to all kind of relationships, may it your family, partner, friend or employer. Here are some quotes that might help you out to know whether to stay put or move on.

Burning Bridges Quotes

  1. “May the bridges I burn light the way.”                                                                                                                   
    Quotes About Burning Bridges
    Quotes About Burning Bridges

  2. “Yes, burn your bridges.” – Bette Davis

  3. “Building walls, burning bridges.” – Roger Zea                                                                             
    Burnt Bridges Quotes
    Burnt Bridges Quotes

  4. “They burned the bridge, then ask why I don’t visit.”

  5. “Burning a bridge takes too long. I prefer explosives.”                                                                             
    Burning Bridges Quotes Funny
    Burning Bridges Quotes Funny

  6. “Burning Bridges in order to escape.” – James Pesutic

  7. “Don’t burn a bridge and then expect me to send a boat.”                                                                         
    Don't Burn Bridges Quotes
    Don’t Burn Bridges Quotes

  8. “Burn your bridges every 2 years.” – Carlos Castaneda

  9. “Burn the bridges that lead back to your old way of living.”

  10. “Careful not to burn bridges, you just might need to cross back.”                                                         
    Never Burn Bridges Quotes
    Never Burn Bridges Quotes

  11. “I do not burn bridges. I just loosen the bolts a little bit each day.”

  12. “May the bridges I burn today light the way for a better tomorrow.”

  13. “I burned bridges because I can swim. Don’t ever think I need you.”

  14. “It’s not your responsibility to repair bridges someone else burned.”

  15. “Never burn a bridge. Just shut it down for renovations for a while.”

  16. “Never burn your bridges till you come to them.” – Clayton Rawson

  17. “Find your fire and do not be afraid to burn bridges that deserve to fall.”                                               
    Positive Burned Bridge Quotes
    Positive Burned Bridge Quotes

  18. “Burning one’s bridges is never a good thing.” – Katherine Hall Page

  19. “Commitment means burning all bridges behind you.” – Billy Graham

  20. “Sometimes you get the best light from a burning bridge.” – Don Henley

  21. “Sometimes you need to burn bridges to stop yourself from crossing them again.”                                                                       
    Burning Bridges Quotes
    Burning Bridges Quotes

  22. “You know, the thing about burned bridges is, they can be rebuilt.” – Tim Kring

  23. “When one burns one’s bridges, what a very nice fire it makes.” – Dylan Thomas

  24. “I usually give people more chances than they deserve but once I’m done, I’m done.”

  25. “People burn their bridges until they realize they’re stranded… and then it’s too late.”

  26. “Many of us are guilty of burning our bridges before we cross them.” – John H. Hayes

  27. “Don’t burn bridges. Keep your integrity. If you don’t get along, just keep your distance.”                                                                                                                         
    Burning Bridges Relationship Quotes
    Burning Bridges Relationship Quotes

  28. “I’ve been burning bridges all day, I think I’ll just knock this one down.” – Chris Soares

  29. “I don’t burn bridges. I just fail to maintain them and let them structurally degrade over time.”

  30. “Light a few candles and burn a few bridges. Not everyone deserves to be part of your journey.”                                                                                                                             
    Quotes About Burning Bridges Family
    Quotes About Burning Bridges Family

  31. “The only way you can write is by the light of the bridges burning behind you.” – Richard Peck

  32. “The hardest thing in life to learn is which bridge to cross and which to burn.” – David Russell                                                                                                                                                 
    Burning Bridges Quotes Images
    Burning Bridges Quotes Images

  33. “Sometimes we expect more from others because we would be willing to do that much from them.”

  34. “I like to burn my bridges while I’m standing on them so people know I’m serious about my crazy.”

  35. “You don’t have to worry about burning bridges, if you’re building your own.” – Kerry E Wagner

  36. “It makes no difference if I burn my bridges behind me ― I never retreat.” – Fiorello LaGuardia

  37. “Sometimes you just have to turn around, give a little smile, throw the match, and burn that bridge.”                                                                                                                         
    Burn Bridges Quotes
    Burn Bridges Quotes

  38. “I don’t regret “burning my bridges”. I regret that some people weren’t on them while I was doing it.”                                                                                                                     
    Burn Bridges Memes
    Burn Bridges Memes

  39. “When you follow Christ, it must be a total burning of all your bridges behind you.” – Billy Graham

  40. “I demolish my bridges behind me ― then there is no choice but to move forward.” – Fridtjof Nansen

  41. “Truly great women go mad and dare to take an afternoon stroll across burning bridges.” – Matt Baker

  42. “I never wanted to set the world on fire. So I never had to burn any bridges behind me.” – Dinah Shore

  43. “Bridges are meant for burning, when the people and memories they join aren’t the same.” – Jim Croce

  44. “You kept burning the bridges and I kept trying hard to reach your arms, despite the fear of getting burnt.”                                                                                           
    Burn Bridges Sayings
    Burn Bridges Sayings

  45. “I’m not a wilting flower. I’m honest, so I pick a lot of fights. I’ve burned a lot of bridges.” – Scott Thompson

  46. “I will burn all bridges behind me and stake my entire future on my ability to get what I want.” – Cliff Townsend

  47. “Don’t burn bridges. You’ll be surprised how many times you have to cross the same river.” – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

  48. “Be careful the bridges you’re willing to burn when trying to get ahead. You’ll never know when you’ll need a friend again.”                                                                                         
    Burning Bridges Quotes Pictures
    Burning Bridges Quotes Pictures

  49. “You never know when a relationship will come in handy, so be cautious about burning bridges.” – John Michael Morgan

  50. “And we’re burning all the bridges now / Cause it was sink or swim and I went down, down, down.” – Casey Michael Laforet

  51. “You don’t want to burn bridges or make people angry. Building a career is all about creating relationships.” – Ricki Frankel

  52. “They say don’t burn bridges you may have to cross later. I say I don’t mind swimming if the bridge was f***ed up to begin with.”

  53. “These bridges burning so fast, we can’t just stomp ’em out / As if you know what I’m talking about.” – Christopher Bridges

  54. “Sometimes burning bridges isn’t a bad thing… It prevents you from going back to a place you should never have been to begin with.”                                                                                                 
    Stop Burning Bridges Quotes
    Stop Burning Bridges Quotes

  55. “And we’re burning all the bridges now / Watching it go up in flames / And then we’d build it up again.” – Casey Michael Laforet

  56. Now we’re burning all the bridges now Watching it go up in flames No way to build it up again And we’re burning all the bridges now ‘Cause it was sink or swim And I went down, down, down – Broods Bridges Lyrics

  57. “Respect yourself enough to walk away from anything that no longer serves you, grows you, or makes you happy.” – Robert Tew

  58. “The hardest thing to do is change, the easiest thing to do, is simply stay the same or go back to doing the same.” – Cliff Townsend

  59. “If you burn your bridges, you do something that makes it impossible to go back from the position you have taken.” – Cliff Townsend

  60. “Any bridge to the past that refuses to burn just gives the enemy an invitation and an entry point back into your life.” – Femi Olorunnisola

  61. “If the bridge to your past is burned behind you, then you have no choice but to travel the path into a successful future.” – John Di Lemme

  62. “My father used to tell me, never burn your bridges,” all of the time, but I never understood it until I burned a bridge.” – Eric Stanberry Jr.

  63. “Dishonest hearts burns bridges. Don’t worry if they move forward from mistreating you, they have nothing to fall back on. They torched it all.”

  64. “I won’t just burn bridges anymore, I’ll destroy portals between worlds. You are not allowed near me if all you carry is toxicity.” – Erin Van Vuren

  65. “Burning a bridge, for example, does not just impact the situation at hand. It can Impact opportunities you may never be aware of.” – Valorie Burton

  66. “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

  67. “Oh, burning bridges behind me / You can follow me down but it’s plain to see / I’m a victim of the burn and it’s third degree.” – Remy David Shand

  68. “I can feel a strong desire / A distant fire burning through the past / Deep inside my heart is yearning / A bridge is burning.” – Remy David Shand

  69. “I wish someone had told me about ‘burning bridges.’ I have “burned” loads of “bridges” in my life and I just had to move forward.” – Natalie Bandlow

  70. “Oh, setting bridges on fire / You can call out my name but I won’t return / I’m a fugitive of love and this heart’s been burned.” – Remy David Shand

  71. “Burning bridges behind me / It’s too late to turn back now / Burning bridges behind me / All I want is to forget you somehow.” – Remy David Shand

  72. “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

  73. “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

  74. “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

  75. “When all your love is lost / And burning bridges can’t be crossed / Lord won’t you let me know / Or give me one more reason to go.” – Christopher Bridges

  76. “Growth and development includes the experience of being exposed to difficult/stressful situations and learning to cope with them.” – Sharon L. Johnson

  77. “Why’d we want to burn those bridges / Why’d we want to light such a flame / Ain’t no way to stay warm at the fire / Of burning bridges.” – Daniel Smith Chauncey

  78. “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

  79. “The act of burning one’s bridges is historically an expression used to signify staking everything on the success of one venture or another, usually battle.” – Jerald Ford

  80. “Ain’t no way to stay warm at the fire / Of burning bridges burning bridges / I’ve made some adjustments / Worked out some problems.” – Daniel Smith Chauncey

  81. “If you took your own direction / If only you practice what you preach / If you follow your advice / You wouldn’t be burning bridges all the time.” – Dave Mustaine

  82. “I don’t believe in burning bridges. I will never forget the dying words of my pious and saintly great-grandfather.” – Dating Secrets of the Ten Commandments

  83. “The reason why we do not normally burn our option bridges when we attempt new ventures, is because we go into our new venture with the idea of failing.” – Cliff Townsend

  84. “Once the smoke from that burning bridge begins to settle, glance back. Take one good look at how far you’ve come, breathe in some fresh air, and be thankful you weren’t stuck there.”

  85. “Burning bridges is an expression used to warn you that if you treat a person like don’t matter to you, that person might decide not to help you in the future.” – Eric Stanberry Jr.

  86. “You know the hardest thing to do in hollywood is burn bridges. There is usually some s***er who still likes me. There is usually some s***er who will still work with me.” – Terry Gilliam

  87. “She sat down on the bank of the river, and with her head in her hands, she cried. She cried until she laughed. She noticed the cold began to fade, warmed by the light of a burning bridge.”

  88. “The path to freedom is illuminated by the bridges you have burned, adorned by the ties you have cut, and cleared by the drama you have left behind. Let go. Be free.” – Steve Maraboli

  89. “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

  90. “I never burn bridges. I cross them. If you want to follow, then come on, or catch up with me later. If not, your loss. But I will never take away the option for you to fix what happened when you realize what you’re missing without me.”

  91. “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

  92. “We kept burning bridges between us one after another. But every time we burnt them we used so much power that it took a toll on us. It literally shattered us completely. Now the only way to stay alive is form another bridge because that’s not how magic works, you against me, it only works when you’re with me. The magic is us it always us it makes us stronger.”









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