137 Inspirational Brooklyn Bridge Quotes (& Captions)

Explore the timeless beauty and profound symbolism of the Brooklyn Bridge through these inspirational quotes that capture the spirit of this iconic landmark.

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Best Inspirational Brooklyn Bridge Quotes

Dont surprise me on the Brooklyn Bridge. The suspension is giving me anxiety.Pin

Don’t surprise me on the Brooklyn Bridge. The suspension is giving me anxiety.

Crossing the gateway to Brooklyn with the world at your feet.Pin

Crossing the gateway to Brooklyn with the world at your feet.

I would not mind living under a bridge if I experience this kind of sunset every dayPin

I would not mind living under a bridge if I experience this kind of sunset every day

Brooklyn Bridge where bridge dreams become a reality!Pin

Brooklyn Bridge: where bridge dreams become a reality!

Bridge your way to Brooklyns delights!Pin

Bridge your way to Brooklyn’s delights!

Walk the talk on the Brooklyn Bridge!Pin

Walk the talk on the Brooklyn Bridge!

Crossing the bridge to get the other side. Cars sound and craziness it doesnt matter what comes your way in life we always make it to the other sidePin

Crossing the bridge to get the other side. Cars, sound and craziness-it doesn’t matter what comes your way in life- we always make it to the other side

The famous Brooklynbridge in NYC Masterpiece of this city Seen differently. Waking up early is always a big chance to be alone in all those very crowded places.Pin

The famous #Brooklynbridge in #NYC, Masterpiece of this city, Seen differently. Waking up early is always a big chance to be alone in all those very crowded places.

I came I saw and I fell in love with Brooklyn bridge.Pin

I came, I saw and I fell in love with Brooklyn bridge.

I could take photos of the Brooklyn bridge for hours!Pin

I could take photos of the Brooklyn bridge for hours!

People watching on the Brooklyn Bridge is a thrilling Livestream.Pin

People watching on the Brooklyn Bridge is a thrilling Livestream.

Crossing the bridge to get the other side. Cars sound and craziness it doesnt matter what comes your way in life we always make it to the other sidePin

Crossing the bridge to get the other side.

Every city has a soul. And the soul of New York is definitely BrooklynPin

Every city has a soul. And the soul of New York is definitely Brooklyn

Hed jump off the Brooklyn Bridge before hed rat out cousin Nicky.Pin

He’d jump off the Brooklyn Bridge before he’d rat out cousin Nicky. Law & Order SVU

I love to walk around New York. Honestly, that’s like the best thing, to walk over to Park Slope and go visit my friend Betty and take her dog out in the park or go walk across thePin

I love to walk around New York. Honestly, that’s like the best thing, to walk over to Park Slope and go visit my friend Betty and take her dog out in the park or go walk across the Brooklyn Bridge. I really dig being outside and getting to see everybody in the street. Zoe Kazan

I could take photos of the Brooklyn bridge for hours! So great!Pin

I could take photos of the Brooklyn bridge for hours! So great!

Brooklyn Bridge Brooklyn Bridge Its two for the show Brooklyn Bridge Brooklyn Bridge For the boats that pass below.Pin

Brooklyn Bridge, Brooklyn Bridge, It’s two for the show, Brooklyn Bridge, Brooklyn Bridge, For the boats that pass below. Darren Hanlon

I was feeling stressed on the Brooklyn Bridge so I left to de compress.Pin

I was feeling stressed on the Brooklyn Bridge so I left to de-compress.

I once started out to walk around the world but ended up in Brooklyn that Bridge was too much for me.Pin

I once started out to walk around the world but ended up in Brooklyn, that Bridge was too much for me. Lawrence Ferlinghetti

The Brooklyn Bridge really towers over other NYC landmarks.Pin

The Brooklyn Bridge really towers over other NYC landmarks.

Brooklyn Bridge is (not) falling downPin

Brooklyn Bridge is (not) falling down

You should take a belt on the Brooklyn Bridge because it already has suspendersPin

You should take a belt on the Brooklyn Bridge because it already has suspenders

Just a picture of me with the coolest bridge on the planet .Pin

Just a picture of me with the coolest bridge on the planet .

I remember perfectly my first trip to New York when I was on the bridge between Brooklyn and Manhattan when I saw the buildings. It was like an incredible dream.Pin

I remember perfectly my first trip to New York when I was on the bridge between Brooklyn and Manhattan when I saw the buildings. It was like an incredible dream. Diego Delle Valle

Short Inspirational Brooklyn Bridge Quotes

Brooklyn Bridge the ultimate bridge ing experience!Pin

Brooklyn Bridge: the ultimate bridge-ing experience!

The longer the bridge the better.Pin

The longer the bridge, the better.

Crossing the Brooklyn Bridge is bridge tacular!Pin

Crossing the Brooklyn Bridge is bridge-tacular!

Live love BrooklynPin

Live, love, Brooklyn

I heart BrooklynPin

I heart Brooklyn

City of DreamsPin

City of Dreams

The city is so photogenic.Pin

The city is so photogenic.

Bridge over troubled watersPin

Bridge over troubled waters

The Hapenny Bridge by night.Pin

The Ha’penny Bridge by night.

Build a bridge and get over it.Pin

Build a bridge and get over it.

Stop and look at the view.Pin

Stop and look at the view.

Touched down in Brooklyn.Pin

Touched down in Brooklyn.

Walk the Brooklyn Bridge.Pin

Walk the Brooklyn Bridge.

The longer the path the betterPin

The longer the path, the better

I think I fell in love with Brooklyn.Pin

I think I fell in love with Brooklyn.

Poetry isnt an island it is the bridge.Pin

Poetry isn’t an island, it is the bridge.

Stepping into history on the Brooklyn Bridge.Pin

Stepping into history on the Brooklyn Bridge.

Brooklyn is always a good ideaPin

Brooklyn is always a good idea

Brooklyn the best of New YorkPin

Brooklyn, the best of New York

Look at your life from another perspectivePin

Look at your life from another perspective

Brooklyn where the cool kids hangPin

Brooklyn, where the cool kids hang

Brooklyn vibesPin

Brooklyn vibes

The light on the pathPin

The light on the path

Good old Brooklyn BridgePin

Good old Brooklyn Bridge

The best views are in BrooklynPin

The best views are in Brooklyn

Bk all day every dayPin

Bk all day, every day

Bridges dont take sidesPin

Bridges don’t take sides

Hello the Brooklyn Bridge. Ive arrived!Pin

Hello, the Brooklyn Bridge. I’ve arrived!

I heart BKPin

I heart BK

The Brooklyn Bridge arch ing with grandeur and charm.Pin

The Brooklyn Bridge: arch-ing with grandeur and charm.

Brook no limits on the Brooklyn Bridge!Pin

Brook no limits on the Brooklyn Bridge!

Trying to be cute somewhere in between Brooklyn and Manhattan.Pin

Trying to be cute somewhere in between Brooklyn and Manhattan.

On the Brooklyn Bridge you have to steel yourself.Pin

On the Brooklyn Bridge, you have to steel yourself.

Whenever Im there I feel so grounded.Pin

Whenever I’m there I feel so grounded.

What other NYC landmarks compare to thisPin

What other NYC landmarks compare to this?

Theres always something surprising at the end of the roadPin

There’s always something surprising at the end of the road

Its hard not to keep a good head on your shoulders when youre on the Brooklyn Bridge. Whenever Im there I feel so grounded.Pin

It’s hard not to keep a good head on your shoulders when you’re on the Brooklyn Bridge. Whenever I’m there I feel so grounded.

Did you know that people try to jump off the Brooklyn Bridge each year, mostly because of broken heartsPin

Did you know that people try to jump off the Brooklyn Bridge each year, mostly because of broken hearts? Abigail Breslin

The Brooklyn Bridge is no hidden gem. Its pretty mainstream.Pin

The Brooklyn Bridge is no hidden gem. It’s pretty mainstream.

I always liked the look of this bridge. It is kind of cute, isn’t itPin

I always liked the look of this bridge. It is kind of cute, isn’t it?

Keep Calm and Cross the Brooklyn BridgePin

Keep Calm and Cross the Brooklyn Bridge

Inspirational Brooklyn Bridge Quotes (Funny)

Youll miss her most when you roam cause youll think of her and think of home the good old Brooklyn Bridge.Pin

You’ll miss her most when you roam, ’cause you’ll think of her and think of home, the good old Brooklyn Bridge. Frank Sinatra

Spring and fall in New York are the best seasons here to get out and about. I like the little park in Dumbo between the Manhattan and Brooklyn bridge. I like Prospect Park.Pin

Spring and fall in New York are the best seasons here to get out and about. I like the little park in Dumbo between the Manhattan and Brooklyn bridge. I like Prospect Park. Paul Dano

Take a stroll and bridge the boroughs!Pin

Take a stroll and bridge the boroughs!

Sure I know a place right across the Brooklyn Bridge where theyll never find us.�Pin

Sure, I know a place right across the Brooklyn Bridge where they’ll never find us.

The Brooklyn Bridge where history meets breathtaking views.Pin

The Brooklyn Bridge: where history meets breathtaking views.

Now I want to throw myself off the Brooklyn Bridge.Pin

Now I want to throw myself off the Brooklyn Bridge. Castle

I would rather be the man who bought the Brooklyn Bridge than the man who sold it.Pin

I would rather be the man who bought the Brooklyn Bridge than the man who sold it. Will Rogers

It was reported this week that a man who was proposing to his girlfriend on the Brooklyn bridge dropped the ring, causing it to fall to the road below. The story has a happy endingPin

It was reported this week that a man who was proposing to his girlfriend on the Brooklyn bridge dropped the ring, causing it to fall to the road below. The story has a happy ending though…the man didn’t have to get engaged. Seth Meyers

Down Under the Manhattan Bridge OverpassPin

Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass

Make a decision. Cross the Brooklyn Bridge.Pin

Make a decision. Cross the Brooklyn Bridge.

The perfect outfit to wear on the Brooklyn Bridge Well, it’s not a jumper!Pin

The perfect outfit to wear on the Brooklyn Bridge? Well, it’s not a jumper!

Walking the path that unites two boroughs and countless stories.Pin

Walking the path that unites two boroughs and countless stories.

Easy to get a good photo of a bridge more photogenic than I am!Pin

Easy to get a good photo of a bridge more photogenic than I am!

Everyone should walk across the Brooklyn Bridge. The view is breathtaking.Pin

Everyone should walk across the Brooklyn Bridge. The view is breathtaking. Seann William Scott

The Brooklyn Bridge a majestic symbol of engineering marvel.Pin

The Brooklyn Bridge: a majestic symbol of engineering marvel.

Get your bridge on and conquer Brooklyn!Pin

Get your bridge on and conquer Brooklyn!

Cry me a river build a bridge and get over itPin

Cry me a river, build a bridge and get over it

Keep goingeach step may get harder but dont stop! the view is beautiful at the topPin

Keep going…each step may get harder but don’t stop! the view is beautiful at the top

Walking the iconic path that connects two boroughs.Pin

Walking the iconic path that connects two boroughs.

The Brooklyn Bridge is all decked out at Christmas.Pin

The Brooklyn Bridge is all decked out at Christmas.

Brooklyn Bridge where the citys heartbeat suspends!Pin

Brooklyn Bridge: where the city’s heartbeat suspends!

When I see Brooklyn Bridge my eyes turn into little hearts.Pin

When I see Brooklyn Bridge, my eyes turn into little hearts.

How can you take a shortcut off the Brooklyn BridgePin

How can you take a shortcut off the Brooklyn Bridge? The Super Mario Brothers Super Show

Brooklyn Bridge a cable ssic New York experience.Pin

Brooklyn Bridge: a cable-ssic New York experience.

I spy with my little eye can see which bridge we’re zooming in onPin

I spy with my little eye…. can see which bridge we’re zooming in on?

Crossing the Brooklyn Bridge like a true New Yorker!Pin

Crossing the Brooklyn Bridge like a true New Yorker!

Airbnb is a much more effective protest than shutting down the Brooklyn Bridge.Pin

Airbnb is a much more effective protest than shutting down the Brooklyn Bridge. Jason Calacanis

Bridge the gap and tower over the city!Pin

Bridge the gap and tower over the city!

I’ve always liked the look of this bridge. It’s kind of cute, rightPin

I’ve always liked the look of this bridge. It’s kind of cute, right?

NYC keeps the Brooklyn Bridge spick and span.Pin

NYC keeps the Brooklyn Bridge spick and span.

Captivated by the symphony of lights and shadows on the Brooklyn Bridge.Pin

Captivated by the symphony of lights and shadows on the Brooklyn Bridge.

Inspirational Brooklyn Bridge Quotes for Instagram

For all the bridges joining Manhattan why in the world did you go and choose that onePin

For all the bridges joining Manhattan why in the world did you go and choose that one? Darren Hanlon

Those who say the world is cruel might never saw Brooklyn bridge at night.Pin

Those who say the world is cruel, might never saw Brooklyn bridge at night.

Suspense is high on the Brooklyn Bridge!Pin

Suspense is high on the Brooklyn Bridge!

Tell you what, you think you can fly Why don’t you jump off the Brooklyn Bridge, see what happens.Pin

Tell you what, you think you can fly? Why don’t you jump off the Brooklyn Bridge, see what happens. Heroes

I have made all my films for my children with the exception of my first film because my oldest daughter wasnt born when I was making the film about the Brooklyn Bridge.Pin

I have made all my films for my children with the exception of my first film because my oldest daughter wasn’t born when I was making the film about the Brooklyn Bridge. Ken Burns

Strolling across the iconic Brooklyn Bridge.Pin

Strolling across the iconic Brooklyn Bridge.

Brooklyn Bridge where the views are sky high!Pin

Brooklyn Bridge: where the views are sky-high!

Heaven is a place on the Brooklyn BridgePin

Heaven is a place on the Brooklyn Bridge

Welcome to the Brooklyn Bridge.Pin

Welcome to the Brooklyn Bridge.

Embracing the charm and grandeur of the Brooklyn Bridge.Pin

Embracing the charm and grandeur of the Brooklyn Bridge.

Somewhere in between Brooklyn and Manhattan.Pin

Somewhere in between Brooklyn and Manhattan.

Well, it’s a fortunate thing you’re not a crook! You could sell the Brooklyn Bridge to the police department!Pin

Well, it’s a fortunate thing you’re not a *crook!* You could sell the Brooklyn Bridge to the police department!

Spanning the gap between boroughs and hearts.Pin

Spanning the gap between boroughs and hearts.

Why did they store wine in the Brooklyn Bridge They thought wine notPin

Why did they store wine in the Brooklyn Bridge? They thought wine not?

Its a bridge tastic day to explore Brooklyn!Pin

It’s a bridge-tastic day to explore Brooklyn!

Admiring the intricate details of the Brooklyn Bridges arches.Pin

Admiring the intricate details of the Brooklyn Bridge’s arches.

Brooklyn is a Bridge too far.Pin

Brooklyn is a Bridge too far.

Go ahead you never know what could be on the other side.Pin

Go ahead, you never know what could be on the other side.

Wire we going over the Brooklyn Bridge on footPin

Wire we going over the Brooklyn Bridge on foot?

Theres always something surprising at the end of the bridge.Pin

There’s always something surprising at the end of the bridge.

You want the Brooklyn Bridge all you gotta do is ask for it. If I cant buy it Ill steal it.Pin

You want the Brooklyn Bridge, all you gotta do is ask for it. If I can’t buy it, I’ll steal it. The Roaring Twenties

The Brooklyn Bridge and I grew up together.Pin

The Brooklyn Bridge and I grew up together. Al Smith

If you ever came to the Big Apple and never saw Brooklyn bridge you missed a huge part of this city.Pin

If you ever came to the Big Apple and never saw Brooklyn bridge you missed a huge part of this city.

Scientists are people who build the Brooklyn Bridge and then buy it.Pin

Scientists are people who build the Brooklyn Bridge and then buy it. William F. Buckley. Jr.

Brooklyn Bridge arch itectural masterpiece in motion.Pin

Brooklyn Bridge: arch-itectural masterpiece in motion.

Brooklyn Bridge is a great place to see a different part of the city.Pin

Brooklyn Bridge is a great place to see a different part of the city.

Freezing temperatures in the Brooklyn bridge.Pin

Freezing temperatures in the Brooklyn bridge.

Brooklyn bridge at night looking brightPin

Brooklyn bridge at night looking bright

Captivated by the harmonious blend of cityscape and river beneath the Brooklyn Bridge.Pin

Captivated by the harmonious blend of cityscape and river beneath the Brooklyn Bridge.

I would give the greatest sunset in the world for one sight of New York’s skyline. Particularly when one can’t see the details. Just the shapes. The shapes and the thought that made themPin

I would give the greatest sunset in the world for one sight of New York’s skyline. Particularly when one can’t see the details. Just the shapes. The shapes and the thought that made them. The sky over New York and the will of man made visible. Ayn Rand

Embracing the breathtaking views from the Brooklyn Bridge.Pin

Embracing the breathtaking views from the Brooklyn Bridge.

I wouldnt mind living under a bridge If I could experience this sunset everyday.Pin

I wouldn’t mind living under a bridge If I could experience this sunset everyday.

When Charles first saw our child Mary he said all the proper things for a new father. He looked upon the poor little red thing and blurted Shes more beautiful than the Brooklyn Bridge.Pin

When Charles first saw our child Mary, he said all the proper things for a new father. He looked upon the poor little red thing and blurted, She’s more beautiful than the Brooklyn Bridge. Helen Hayes

Bridges are made for you to cross over to see the beauty of the other side.Pin

Bridges are made for you to cross over to see the beauty of the other side.

When crossing from Brooklyn to Manhattan remember to say So Long Island.Pin

When crossing from Brooklyn to Manhattan, remember to say So Long Island.

I love just sitting and looking at the Brooklyn Bridge. Its my favorite thing on cable.Pin

I love just sitting and looking at the Brooklyn Bridge. It’s my favorite thing on cable.

Sunsets taught me not all goodbyes have an end.Pin

Sunsets taught me not all goodbyes have an end.

He dumped me on the Brooklyn Bridge. He said he couldnt truss me.Pin

He dumped me on the Brooklyn Bridge. He said he couldn’t truss me.

The Brooklyn Bridge was expensive to build. The city got nickel and limestoned.Pin

The Brooklyn Bridge was expensive to build. The city got nickel and limestoned.

Crossing the Brooklyn Bridge really takes a toll on you.Pin

Crossing the Brooklyn Bridge really takes a toll on you.

One of my favorite places.Pin

One of my favorite places.

Interesting Facts About the Brooklyn Bridge

The Brooklyn Bridge, an iconic symbol of New York City, is renowned for its majestic architecture and historical significance. However, beneath its well-documented history lie several intriguing and little-known facts that add a layer of fascination to this engineering marvel.

Roebling’s Vision and Fate:
The Brooklyn Bridge was the brainchild of John A. Roebling, an ambitious German immigrant with a vision for a grand suspension bridge connecting Brooklyn and Manhattan. Unfortunately, Roebling’s dream took a tragic turn when he died due to a tetanus infection caused by an injury sustained on-site during the bridge’s early construction. His son, Washington Roebling, continued his father’s legacy despite facing severe health issues, including decompression sickness.

Caissons and the Bends:
The construction of the bridge’s massive towers involved the use of caissons—watertight chambers—sunk to the riverbed. Workers entered these caissons to dig the foundations. The pressurized conditions caused decompression sickness, commonly known as “the bends.” This condition, resulting from rapid changes in pressure, affected many workers. It was a groundbreaking project in more ways than one, pushing the limits of engineering and medical understanding.

Emily Warren Roebling – Unheralded Heroine:
Washington Roebling’s wife, Emily Warren Roebling, played a pivotal role in the completion of the Brooklyn Bridge. When her husband fell ill, Emily took charge of the project, becoming the de facto chief engineer. She managed the day-to-day operations, communicated with workers, and studied engineering principles to ensure the bridge’s construction continued smoothly. Emily’s contributions to the completion of the bridge are often overshadowed but are crucial to its success.

Suspension Cable Innovations:
The Brooklyn Bridge was one of the first bridges to use steel-wire suspension cables. Its design incorporated multiple innovations, including the use of steel wires spun together to form stronger cables. The cables were then encased in a protective coating of zinc to prevent corrosion. These techniques revolutionized bridge construction and influenced subsequent suspension bridge projects worldwide.

Elsbeth H. Grover – The First to Walk:
On May 24, 1883, the day the Brooklyn Bridge opened to the public, a notable event occurred that is often overlooked. A woman named Elsbeth H. Grover became the first person to walk across the bridge. Her act symbolized the bridge’s successful completion and marked the beginning of its role as a vital transportation link between Brooklyn and Manhattan.

The Brooklyn Bridge stands not only as a testament to engineering prowess but also as a monument to resilience, determination, and the untold stories of those who contributed to its creation. These lesser-known facts add depth to the bridge’s narrative, inviting a closer look at the human stories and innovations that shaped this iconic structure.

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