Being Broke Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 83 Quotes About Being Broke

#1. So the only things I was being allowed to audition for were small roles in comedies. It broke my heart. No one would see me for anything else. I knew, in order to open up my career, I had to leave or that's all I would ever be given. - Author: Khandi Alexander
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#2. But it's our land. We measured it and broke it up. We were born on it, and we got killed on it, died on it. Even if it's no good, it's still ours. That's what makes it ours- being born on it, working it, dying on it. That makes ownership, not a paper with numbers on it. - Author: John Steinbeck
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#3. I mean, I would have loved to have kept on being a big television star. If that's the way things would have broke, I would have loved to have done that. I just didn't really want to continue and be someone who took whatever was offered. - Author: Gabe Kaplan
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#4. I struggled with being a broke college graduate, and while all my friends were getting career jobs, I was working horrible part-time jobs. That's why now, even when I get tired, I think, 'This is what I asked for.' - Author: J. Cole
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#5. Don't discount your angst. Don't discount the tough times, being broke, being unhappy or even disappointed. This are the things great stories are made of. - Author: Lakeshia Poole
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#6. Poor is a state of mind you never grow out of, but being broke is just a temporary condition. - Author: Dick Gregory
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#7. I am scared of being broke and famous. I think that would be the biggest curse. - Author: Kid Rock
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#8. Being broke didn't seem so awful as it had yesterday, being broke but being at peace with the world.
("Don't Wait Up For Me Tonight") - Author: Cornell Woolrich
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#9. I've never been poor, only broke. Being poor is a frame of mind. Being broke is only a temporary situation. - Author: Mike Todd
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#10. That equals to being a fool, having fame and no fortune. A lot of guys out there have fame doing this and doing that, but they are broke. - Author: Mike Tyson
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#11. Being a healthy broke person was better than being an unhealthy broke person. Besides, he needed to think. And to be honest, most of what he did at the gym was more like thinking than exercising. - Author: Marshall Thornton
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#12. Being a junkie, when you broke it down, was nothing more than a crazed day job. - Author: Jerry Stahl
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#13. Something broke in me that night. It has stopped being a game and is now a reality. The Burn List is the only way I know to escape my past, my means to forget.
It's simple; I want revenge. - Author: Calia Read
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#14. He broke the first law of being a vampire when he killed his own kind. If he can't stick to that simple rule, how safe do you think you are? - Author: Derek Landy
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#15. She had softened at his concern for her, but his tone was back to being scathing. She deduced that his concern was not for her safety. Dealing with the dead bodies of guests who broke their necks tumbling down his staircase in too long skirts would have disturbed his schedule. - Author: Anya Wylde
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#16. Poor is a state of mind. Broke is a state of wallet. You can fix being broke; it's not so easy to fix being poor. - Author: Ric Edelman
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#17. There's something so romantic about being broke in New York. You gotta do it. You have to live there once without any money, and then you have to live there when you have money. Let me tell you, of the two, the latter is far better. - Author: Amy Poehler
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#18. Well I think they broke the mould when they made me and being humble is one of my great assets. - Author: Larry Hagman
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#19. You're not really moving on when you jump from someone who broke your heart to a new replacement. Moving on is self reflection and being strong enough to stand on your own. - Author: Auliq Ice
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#20. Sir, in your thirty-nine years as a parent, you broke your children's hearts, collectively and individually, 612 times and you did this without ever striking any human being in anger. Does this absence of physical violence make you a better man than you might otherwise have been? - Author: Sherman Alexie
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#21. Another howl broke from the tent downstream, this one sounding more like pieces of metal being violined against each other than an issue from any organic throat. - Author: Tim Powers
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#22. The hardest part was when I was in high school not having a job and always being broke. I had to get to auditions without a car. I either took the bus or walked. - Author: Cuba Gooding Jr.
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#23. Van Gogh writing his brother for paints
Hemingway testing his shotgun
Celine going broke as a doctor of medicine
the impossibility of being human - Author: Charles Bukowski
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#24. I had always wondered what Reverend Lovoy meant when he talked about "grace." I understood it now. It was being able to give up something that it broke your heart to lose, and be happy about it. - Author: Robert McCammon
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#25. I've been broke more than I've been rich. I like being in the middle way better. - Author: Reagan Gomez-Preston
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#26. There is a difference between broke and being poor. Being broke is a temporary economic condition, but being poor is a disabling frame of mind and a depressed condition of your spirit, and you must vow to never, ever be poor again. - Author: John Hope Bryant
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#27. Then I went for broke, put my hands on either side of his face, bent my head and kissed him. I think it was the first time I'd full-on kissed him, without it being in the heat of passion (well, okay, there was heat), but more simply just to kiss him. - Author: Kristen Ashley
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#28. I am too selfish to be a mother, I can barely tolerate being his lover at this point. I am selfish and I make no apology for that. ~Shannon~ - Author: A. Giannoccaro
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#29. Being broke is against my religion. - Author: Curtis Jackson
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#30. If you want to change who you are, begin by changing the size of your dream. Even if you are broke, it does not cost you anything to dream of being rich. Many poor people are poor because they have given up on dreaming. - Author: Robert Kiyosaki
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#31. KINDNESS IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN WISDOM; RECOGNITION OF THIS IS THE BEGINNING OF WISDOM. I have never found this to be the case. I've gotten this far being wise without being kind, and my feeling is: If it ain't broke don't fix it. - Author: Joe Queenan
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#32. When God broke his deal with me, I turned to the Devil. In the end, I wasn't happy. I realized that the imagination of a perfect being was more limited than that of the imperfect one. Color me unimpressed by the Actus Purus. - Author: Lionel Suggs
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#33. I can just remember being broke, wondering if I had any talent - really wondering whether this was all a fantasy - but I had to get out there and keep trying. - Author: Lenny Abrahamson
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#34. Dwelling within the state of being broke should not tamper with your deepest decisions, for regardless if we choose to believe it or not, it will always be a part of this simple world we live in - Author: Aaron Ozee
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#35. Being dead broke is the Root of all Evil ... - Author: Rick Ross
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#36. I've done my time in being broke in Indonesia. Eating Goat soup. Australia's a developed country, you've got a lot of taxes, rents are high and its quite difficult to survive as an artist especially when you are just coming up. - Author: Andrew Jack
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#37. Being broke is not a crime, nor is it proof of one's inadequacy as a writer or as a human being. If you go around with an attitude of implicit apology for being temporarily without funds, it's going to do you more harm than good. - Author: Lawrence Block
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#38. I like owning dirt. You know, I spent a lot of time broke when I moved to California. So deep in my soul is still this idea of being unemployed. To me, owning land means you could sell it at some point and have money. - Author: George Clooney
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#39. I can remember living in the housing projects and being broke like it was yesterday. - Author: Kenny Troutt
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#40. The most popular rap artists aren't supposed to be rapping about being broke. - Author: Danny Brown
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#41. The only excuse for being broke is being in Jail. - Author: Curtis Jackson
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#42. I didn't have any knowledge of the music industry when I first got to L.A., and I really didn't know on a creative level what I wanted to sound like, so I had to do a lot of experimenting. It led to a spiral of depression and being broke. - Author: Skylar Grey
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#43. We have lots to catch up on. We've broke the back of it, and this is all the more reason for me to remedy the situation that will undoubtedly take me back to being treated like I'm breakable if I remain pregnant. - Author: Jodi Ellen Malpas
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#44. I was called fat and ugly in the press almost my entire life. I understand that being judged by others comes with the territory, but it broke my heart and ruined my self-esteem. - Author: Kelly Osbourne
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#45. My dad used to draw these great cartoon figures. His dream was being a cartoonist, but he never achieved it, and it kind of broke my heart. I think part of my interest in art had to do with his yearning for something he could never have. - Author: Kathryn Bigelow
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#46. It was not the sorrow of the world that broke the heart of Christ, but its wickedness. He was equal to its sorrow ... He began by being the world's healer. But what broke him was its sin. - Author: P.T. Forsyth
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#47. Where the veil broke, you could see silvery clouds on which tall angels might stand. Not cute little Christmas angels, but high, stern angels in white robes, whose faces were sad and serious from being near God all day and hearing His decisions about the world. - Author: Cynthia Voigt
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#48. The hard part was living the contrast between being rich and being broke. It was like being smart, and waking up one day to find yourself dumb as a rock, but able to remember your former brains. - Author: John Elder Robison
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#49. Being broke is not a disgrace, it is only a catastrophe. - Author: Rex Stout
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#50. Being temporarily broke sharpens the mirror's reflection. - Author: Garry Fitchett
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#51. Being broke is a joke, I never found it funny / That's why I count my blessings / As much as I count my money ... - Author: Fabolous
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#52. We broke through the feminine mystique and women who were wives, mothers and housewives began to find themselves as people. That didn't mean they stopped, or had to stop, being mothers, wives or even liking their homes. - Author: Betty Friedan
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#53. I'll admit, it gives me a real buzz when I hear my name being chanted and that feeling is the same now as it was when I first broke into the team. - Author: Steven Gerrard
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#54. I was driving my car, I crashed and broke my spine. So yes there are things worse in life than never being someone's sweetie. - Author: Morrissey
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#55. The De Bernieres were very military. I broke the military tradition but I was terribly proud of my father being a soldier. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#56. With great pleasure she did what was forbidden, because the great advantage of being there was not having to respect the rules and not even having to put up with any major consequences if you broke them. - Author: Paulo Coelho
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#57. Poverty isn't being broke; poverty is never having enough. - Author: Betty Jane Wylie
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#58. Okay, there were a lot of uncomfortable conversations a person had to have in their life. When they broke up with someone, for one. When they fucked up and had to admit they were wrong, for another. But talking to a dude who had his balls cut off about his balls being cut off beat them all. - Author: Kristen Ashley
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#59. We have bred multiple generations of people who have not experienced knowing where you are the moment a news story broke, with that news story being great and grand and something that elevates society instead of diminishes it. - Author: Neil DeGrasse Tyson
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#60. Being broke is a very efficient educational agency. - Author: Edwin Lefevre
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#61. I was basically a broke student, and I moved to Asia and was making some money to go back to school. One thing led to another, and I was supposed to stay two months, but it ended up being eight years. It was the best mistake I ever made. - Author: Maggie Q
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#62. I wasn't so interested in being paid. I wanted to be heard. That's why I'm broke. - Author: Ornette Coleman
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#63. There's only one requirement for enjoying God's grace: being broke ... and knowing it. - Author: Randy Alcorn
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#64. It took a long time for me to walk. I was falling down all the time. But I ended up being one of the dangerous men, who broke so many people's noses, which is bad. - Author: Dikembe Mutombo
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#65. Aloneness is a state of being, whereas loneliness is a state of feeling. It's like the difference between being broke and being poor. - Author: Townes Van Zandt
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#66. You're broke, eh?
I been shaking two nickels together for a month, trying to get them to mate. - Author: Raymond Chandler
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#67. Being broke is a temporary situation. Being poor is a state of mind. - Author: Mike Todd
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#68. The mere presence of a human being, with its offer of at least some companionship, broke down the tension in which his nerves had long been resisting a bottomless dismay. pg. 24 - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#69. If someone had told me adulthood was equal parts being broke, depressed, and taking care of my family financially, I would have opted out and tried to find a one-way ticket to Neverland. What - Author: Santino Hassell
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#70. When ABBA broke up, I assumed our music would fall into oblivion so in the early 90's with BJRN AGAIN becoming popular and when U2 invited Benny and I on stage to sing Dancing Queen, I just assumed we were being sent up. But now I see they were paying tribute to us - Author: Bjorn Ulvaeus
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#71. Then I thought, No, I broke it myself. I broke it on purpose to pay myself back for being such a heel. - Author: Sylvia Plath
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#72. The other kids might hate Eleanor for being big and weird, but they weren't going to hate on her for having a broken family and a broke-down house. That was kind of the rule around here. - Author: Rainbow Rowell
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#73. My desire to be an artist really came out of being broke and unemployed and incapable of holding a job down. That's what it was driven by for sure. - Author: Gary Hume
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#74. John Galt is Prometheus who changed his mind. After centuries of being torn by vultures in payment for having brought to men the fire of the gods, he broke his chains - and he withdrew his fire - until the day when men withdraw their vultures. - Author: Ayn Rand
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#75. If you're broke, you don't want to rap about being broke; you gonna rap about hustling and getting that bread. - Author: Juicy J
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#76. We don't go in for that psychodynamic stuff around here. Those guys will talk you to death, clean out your bank account while they are doing it, and then invite you to come back and express your innermost feelings about being broke. - Author: Forrest Carr
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#77. I remember being a teenager and having a boyfriend - this guy I thought I was way better than, and completely out of his league. He was a year younger than me. And he broke up with me. It was so shocking, and I couldn't believe it. - Author: Jessica Chastain
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#78. There is nothing worse than being broke and having your woman leave you. Nothing to drink, no job,just the walls, sitting there staring at the walls and thinking. That's how women got back at you, but it hurt and weakened them too. Or so I like to believe. - Author: Charles Bukowski
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#79. Even if I only got to spend that first drive to the planetarium with Theo, he broke me in a way everyone should be lucky to be cracked open at least once. I had the privilege of being destroyed by him until we found a better, real me inside of the person I was pretending to be. - Author: Adam Silvera
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#80. A kid asked me for advise about getting into entertainment? I said you better know how to be happy being broke! - Author: Donnell Rawlings
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#81. I first foreswore motherhood when I was about eight years old ... [Children] were annoying. We were loud and sneaky and broke things. As an eight-year-old, maybe I was simply mortified by the prospect of being saddled with myself. - Author: Lionel Shriver
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#82. It broke the spell. It's not that I stopped being happy. I was still inexplicably, utterly happy. But suddenly the happiness had implications. - Author: Rachel Cohn
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#83. Anybody can be going from being broke to being wealthy, as I did. - Author: Jon Lovitz
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