May the bridges I burn light the way. This is a powerful quote. I don’t advocate burning bridges just to burn them, but sometimes it’s best to cut all ties. Tactically burn bridges and use them as learning experiences for future endeavors.
There is only one way to avoid criticism: do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing. -Aristotle (i. you can't avoid criticism so you must just learn to accept it and go on with your life. Accept yourself flaws and all).