Jan30 361,666 notes. —L. Full Text: Sometimes you have to burn a few bridges to keep the crazies from following you. When we feel slighted and emotions run high, it may feel good to drastically cut off ties and say there’s no point of going on. 2. Gabriel. If you’re struggling with this decision, there are a few things you might like to know first. At times, you need to do things for your own good. If you want to take full advantage of your life and every opportunity that comes your way, you will need to burn some bridges along the way. Sometimes you need to burn bridges to stop yourself from crossing them again. – Unknown. Here are a few quotes about burning bridges I have especially enjoyed lately (sources unknown): “May the bridges I burn light the way.” “Sometimes you need to burn bridges to stop yourself from crossing them again.” “The hardest lesson in life is figuring out which bridges to cross and which to burn.” “Burning bridges takes too long. You’ve heard it said, “May the bridges I burn today light the way for a better tomorrow.” Indeed, burning some bridges is sometimes the only way forward. I want you to revise your negative notion about burning bridges. Our years on this earth are priceless; we must spend the time with an unburdened heart and mind. When the troops retreated from the area, they were sure to burn their bridges behind them. Burning bridges can be positive and should be seen in a more constructive light. They say you shouldn’t burn bridges that you may need to cross later, I have of course will still have some form of contact with him and need to keep it civil as he still is paying my back for some borrowed money but hey I don’t mind swimming if the bridge was fucked to begin with anyway. "Sometimes you need to burn bridges to stop yourself from crossing them again." Burning bridges simply resemble making yourself understand about all that is good, and all that are harmful, for your own sake. filed under: quotes, regrets, life, past, mistakes, burned bridges, progression, daddy gabriel, fliederzweig reblogged this from weitweg-vonhier. This is a funny quote to remind yourself that some people are better off being left behind. burn (one's) bridges 1. Literally, to destroy a bridge or path behind oneself, so that others cannot follow. Cutting people off is not always the right decision. Anything worth achieving means making sacrifices. As much as we would like to quickly dispose of a person who is causing us trouble, sometimes the problem originates more within us than them. When Burning Bridges is the Wrong Choice. Features: Size: 7x7 inches; Made from solid knotty pine Reckless use causes irreversible damage and must be avoided. "Sometimes You Have to Burn a Few Bridges to Keep the Crazies from following You." filmskaber liked this . This usage is often related to military action. If someone is only dragging you down, you need to move on and leave them behind. Think about burning bridges as a tool, much like a carpenter views a sledge hammer. weitweg-vonhier reblogged this from a7-27. * How we respond to stressful situations can hurt us, especially in the future.