66+ Best Bridge Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational bridge quotes will challenge the way you think, change the way you live and transform your whole life.

Famous Bridge Quotes

Build a bridge by extending your hand. – Ken Poirot

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

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

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

If you focus on playing good bridge then good results will come.If you focus on trying to get good results then you won’t play good bridge. – Robert S. Todd

It’s not usually the first mistake that gives you a bad board, it’s the second one. You often make the second mistake because you are still focusing on the first one.Don’t let one mistake cause another! – Robert S. Todd

Rules are there for a reason. Don’t mastermind or attempt to place the contract early in the auction.Start by trying to follow the rules and describe your hand. – Robert S. Todd

Get out of your hand – focus your thoughts out onto the table! – Robert S. Todd

One of the most frustrating ways to be a bad partner is to let one zero give you another zero. – Robert S. Todd

When you are in bad contract, be an optimist.When you are in a good contract, be a pessimist. – Robert S. Todd

On Defense, active plays try to win tricks, while passive plays try not give up tricks. – Robert S. Todd

One of the keys to being a good defender (bridge player) is to think about the right thing at the right time. – Robert S. Todd

All jumps in competition are weak! (Except when they are known not to be.) Robert S. Todd

The auction tells you what to lead, your hand has to persuade you otherwise. Benito Garozzo

When working hard and focusing on details it can be easy to miss the forest for the trees.Always try to keep one eye on the big picture. – Robert S. Todd

The opening lead is our primary advantage as defenders, do not waste it! Robert S. Todd

Bridge is a game of skill, but also a game of psychology.Unfortunately, some players will try to get under your skin (especially in long tournament matches).Don’t let them do it!Come to the bridge table with thick skin and get them back by playing your best bridge – rise to the occasion, don’t sink to their level. – Robert S. Todd

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

When winning a trick, it is best to select your lead to the next trick before you play your winning card. At the very least select your lead to the next trick before turning over your card from the previous trick – leave it up on the table, this allows you to look back at everyone’s cards. – Robert S. Todd

The Law of Total Tricks is your friend.In competitive auctions it serves as your fall guy – if you follow it and you are wrong you can blame The Law.So vary from The Law sparingly – do so only when you feel strongly and otherwise let it guide you. Robert S. Todd

Don’t get too fancy, just try to bid your longest suit… – Robert S. Todd

If you get rattled at the bridge table, stop doing all the other things that you do when you are playing and just focus on bridge… – Robert S. Todd

It is almost always wrong to play in 5-minor; only in competition and when trying to get to 6-minor should we end up in 5-minor. – Robert S. Todd

On Defense sometimes you play Defense and sometimes you play Offense.Figuring this out on each hand is key to helping you keep the right cards. – Robert S. Todd

Upgrade for length more aggressively opposite a notrump opener. – Robert S. Todd

Preempts should be offensively oriented hands.That means defense is actually a bad thing to have when you preempt. – Robert S. Todd

Better to clear up your agreements with a question (discussion) than with a zero. – Robert S. Todd

Any Defender can take tricks with an Ace or King, good Defenders find ways to take tricks with 10s, 9s, and even smaller cards. – Robert S. Todd

A knowledge of the mechanics will suffice to put a player in a commanding position in the post-mortem. To become a member of the upper crust calls for more, much more. Resilience, imagination, occasional flashes of inspiration, these are the hallmarks of quality. And this transcends the realm of science. – Victor Mollo

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

If you are good at building bridges, you will never fall into the abyss! – Mehmet Murat ildan

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

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

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

Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment. – Jim Rohn

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

Bridges would not be safer if only people who knew the proper definition of a real number were allowed to design them. – H. L. Mencken

Bridges are perhaps the most invisible form of public architecture. – Bruce Jackson

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

A bridge has no allegiance to either side. – Les Coleman

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

It is important to understand why we learn conventions.They are tools to help us better communicate with partner.But we must become a craftsman and learn to use our tools effectively.Until we do, we will not be able to get the most out of them. The process of learning to use a new convention can be a difficult one.We will often take one step back (make mistakes or have bidding mixups) in an effort to move forward.It is important for us to recognize this and realize that adopting a new convention and learning to use it effectively is a long term investment in improving our game. Robert S. Todd

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

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

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

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

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

Bridges become frames for looking at the world around us. – Bruce Jackson

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

A bridge is a meeting place. a possibility, a metaphor. – Jeanette Winterson

We build too many walls and not enough bridges. – Isaac Newton

Some bridges are so beautiful that we wish them to be our own home! – Mehmet Murat ildan

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

Land bridges were everywhere during the extinction, many species were spreading, and there were many diseases. – Robert T. Bakker

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

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

Large motorway flyovers are the cathedrals of the modern world. – Barbara Castle

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

Bridges are a monument to progress. – Joseph Straus

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

We believe more in bridges and making the border better. – Ildefonso Guajardo Villarreal

Some bridges you crossed on your own, no matter who drove you to the edge J.R. Ward

Roads do not upgrade or maintain themselves. Bridges do not repair themselves or rebuild themselves. – Martin O’Malley

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

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

Bridges are happy, because they do not judge those who come to them. – Mehmet Murat ildan

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