I'm only responsible for what I say, not for what you understand. Although as an author I am responsible for making readers understand--a reader who doesn't understand is an unhappy reader. (And there is some value to leaving some questions unanswered.
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.