Inspirational Broke Quotes On Life, Love, Money

These broke quotes will inspire you. Broke having completely run out of money or emotionally drained down in life. Don’t give up things change so fast easily.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging broke quotes, broke sayings, and broke proverbs.

Best Broke Quotes

  1. “I’m living so far beyond my income that we may almost be said to be living apart.” ~ e. e. cummings
  2. “Human beings will line up for miles to buy a bucket of catastrophes, but don’t try selling sunshine and light – you’ll go broke.” ~ Chuck Jones
  3. “Loyalty to petrified opinion never yet broke a chain or freed a human soul.” ~ Mark Twain
  4. “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” ~ Bert Lance

  5. “I had so many beliefs against being a singer or what it takes. There was a lot of pain associated with that. The rejection of it all. I lived in a rejection state of mind. Not because of my voice; the mike never rejected me. It was harboring all those bad memories of being broke. It teaches you your worth. Nothing good comes from that.” ~ Ester Dean
  6. “Most Christians pray to be blessed. Few pray to be broken.” ~ Leonard Ravenhill
  7. “When we first broke into that forbidden box in the other dimension, we knew we had discovered something as surprising and powerful as the New World when Columbus came stumbling onto it.” ~ Ken Kesey
  8. “Normal people… believe that if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. Engineers believe that if it ain’t broke, it doesn’t have enough features yet.” ~ Scott Adams

  9. “Nobody ever went broke underestimating the taste of the American public.” ~ H. L. Mencken
  10. “We had gay burglars the other night. They broke in and rearranged the furniture.” ~ Robin Williams
  11. “We came out of the White House not only dead broke, but in debt.” ~ Hillary Clinton
  12. “The children almost broken by the world become the adults most likely to change it.” ~ Frank Warren

  13. “To become truly immortal a work of art must escape all human limits: logic and common sense will only interfere. But once these barriers are broken it will enter the regions of childhood vision and dream.” ~ Giorgio de Chirico
  14. “Ambulances were cool. “You just want to fondle my extraneous body parts,” I said to the EMT as I picked up a silver gadget that looked disturbingly like an alien orifice probe, broke it, then promptly put it back, hoping it wouldn’t leave someone’s life hanging in the balance because the EMT couldn’t alien-probe his orifices.” ~ Darynda Jones
  15. “I’ve never been poor, only broke. Being poor is a frame of mind. Being broke is only a temporary situation.” ~ Mike Todd , Being broke quotes
  16. “I’m at a very frustrating point in my career because I’m not a millionaire. Like, people assume because you’re in movies or TV, you’re rich. I’m not rich, but I’m far from broke. I’m what you call a ‘thousandaire.'” ~ Aries Spears

  17. “Either you play the game or let the gameplay you and be that broke suck a talking bout I stayed true” ~ J. Cole
  18. “I was supposed to be on the Tonight Show but I broke my shoulder instead.” ~ Rip Taylor
  19. “One common adage…that is completely wrongheaded is: You can’t go broke taking profits. That’s precisely how many traders do go broke. While amateurs go broke by taking large losses, professionals go broke by taking small profits.” ~ William Eckhardt
  20. “Amateurs go broke taking large losses, professionals go broke taking small profits.” ~ William Eckhardt

  21. “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” ~ Bjorn Ulvaeus
  22. “Believe things will work out. How was I ever to know that the girl who broke my heart in university would lead to my soulmate? How was I to know that the ‘dream job’ I was rejected from out of college would lead me to a year of entrepreneurship and adventure in Spain? How was I to know that taking a miserable job back in the states would be just the push I needed to vow to never do something I wasn’t passionate about again? Everything works out. I mean everything. As long as you believe it will. When you do, you will find the silver lining. That will take you to the next level.” ~ Steve Jobs
  23. “The Russians are liars – you can’t trust them. At Potsdam, they agreed to everything and broke their word. It’s too bad the second world power is like this, but that’s the way it is, and we must keep our strength.” ~ Harry S. Truman
  24. “Restraining, saving, assuring your checkbook balance…what does all that amount to? If I go broke one day I’ll just take out loans” ~ Novella Takemoto

  25. “Before the civil war, Pottibakia was a normal member of the Comity of Nations. She erected tariff walls, broke treaties, persecuted minorities, obstructed at conferences unless she was convinced there was no danger of a satisfactory solution; then she strained every nerve in the cause of peace.” ~ E. M. Forster
  26. “I didn’t cry at my father’s funeral, and I felt guilty about that. Of course, he got sick not too long after he and I had had that final altercation, and I felt real guilty because of that, too. Then years later, one day, I was probably in my late twenties, early thirties, and I just broke down crying, because I finally got my father.” ~ Billy Bob Thornton
  27. “The ills and disorders of the 14th century could not be without consequence. Times were to grow worse over the next fifty-odd years until at some imperceptible moment, by the some mysterious chemistry, energies were refreshed, ideas broke out of the mold of the Middle Ages into new realms, and humanity found itself redirected.” ~ Barbara Tuchman
  28. “The Hundred Years’ War, like the crises of the Church in the same period, broke apart medieval unity.” ~ Barbara Tuchman

  29. “The Great War differed from all ancient wars in the immense power of the combatants and their fearful agencies of destruction, and from all modern wars in the utter ruthlessness with which it was fought… Europe and large parts of Asia and Africa became one vast battlefield on which after years of struggle not armies but nations broke and ran. When all was over, Torture and Cannibalism were the only two expedients that the civilized, scientific, Christian States had been able to deny themselves: and they were of doubtful utility.” ~ Winston Churchill
  30. “I used to have lots of tigers. I had all sorts of exotic pets when I had some money. Before I was broke, I had everything. Pigeons and vultures, lions, tigers, and bears. I had it all.” ~ Mike Tyson , Broke quotes money
  31. “Many a man’s tongue broke his nose.” ~ Seumas MacManus
  32. “It was a tradition to represent a dancer frozen in a chosen position, like a snapshot. I broke away from this tradition by superimposing postures, blending light and motion, and scrambling the planes.” ~ Sonia Delaunay

  33. “We are all so broken. Pick up a person, shake them around and you’ll hear the rattling of their broken pieces. Pieces our fathers broke, or our mothers, or our friends, strangers, or our loves.” ~ Tarryn Fisher
  34. “An intruder broke into Mike Tyson’s hotel room in Las Vegas while he was sleeping but got out before Tyson could get to him. I don’t know what’s scarier. Having someone breaking into your room while you’re sleeping or breaking into someone else’s room and finding out the guy is Mike Tyson.” ~ Jay Leno
  35. “The single factor most responsible for the disruption of the family is the automobile. Its full effect cannot be assessed. Modern life, as we know, would be impossible without the ubiquitous motorcar. It broke up the old family and community.” ~ Alexander Lowen
  36. “Feel like a broke-down engine, ain’t got no drivin’ wheel. You all been down and lonesome, you know just how a poor man feels.” ~ Bob Dylan

  37. “In a man like Friedrich von Schlegel the courage to be as an individual self-produced complete neglect of participation, but it also produced, in reaction to the emptiness of this self-affirmation, the desire to return to a collective. Schlegel, and with him many extreme individualists in the last hundred years, became Roman Catholics. The courage to be as oneself broke down, and one turned to an institutional embodiment of the courage to be as a part.” ~ Paul Tillich
  38. “Scilurus on his deathbed, being about to leave four-score sons surviving, offered a bundle of darts to each of them, and bade them break them. When all refused, drawing out one by one, he easily broke them, thus teaching them that if they held together, they would continue strong; but if they fell out and were divided, they would become weak.” ~ Plutarch
  39. “We’re like Magic 8-Balls. After you ask your question and shake the 8-Ball, you read the answer in the little window. If you ever broke open a Magic 8-Ball with a hammer, you discovered that it contained a many-sided plastic object, with an answer on every facet, floating in a cylinder of murky blue fluid. The many-sided core held the answer to your question. My theory is that, as with our children, as with every surface of that geodesic dome inside the 8-Ball, every age we’ve ever been is who we are.” ~ Anne Lamott
  40. “I finally broke into the prison I found my place in the chain Even damnation is poisoned with rainbows” ~ Leonard Cohen

  41. “From ’41 to ’51I was my folk’s contrary son;I bit my father’s hand right through and broke my mother’s heart in two.” ~ John Masefield
  42. “This is an age of scientific wonders. You miss somebody so you pick up the phone to say hello. Three minutes for sixty-five cents. Nobody goes broke.” ~ Mordecai Richler
  43. “When Nikita Khrushchev wrapped himself in the bloody mantle of the Czars he broke Hungary, he broke the little Communist parties over the western world, and he broke the hearts of many honest men who had trusted a little too far, a little too long.” ~ James Cameron
  44. “When they built you brother they broke the mold.” ~ Bruce Springsteen

  45. “The Wisconsin senator gets up and says out loud what half of the country is thinking and talks about every day. This President broke the law and lied about it; he trashed the Constitution and hides himself in the flag.” ~ Russ Feingold
  46. “So many people have that kind of attitude and approach to learning that it gives me great hope for the world. I say hope in the sense that innovations in science and technology will be the engines of a 21st-century economy and I don’t want to go broke, as a nation. So, the hope I have is that, if people embrace it, we’ll have a healthier, more secure, wealthier nation than we have.” ~ Neil deGrasse Tyson
  47. “Once the Western mind was disconnected from its sense of divine responsibility and genuine reverence towards nature, all hell broke loose. And that’s where we are now.” ~ Marianne Williamson
  48. “Nothing in our lifetimes has been more heartening than when people of the former Soviet Union and Central Europe broke the grip of communism. We have aided their progress and I am proud of it.” ~ William J. Clinton

  49. “[Australian Reserve Bank] Governor MacFarlane said recently when Paul Volcker broke the back of American inflation it’s regarded as the policy triumph of the Western world. When I broke the back of Australian inflation they say, “Oh, you’re the fellow that put the interest rates up.” Am I not the same fellow that gave them the 15 years of good growth and high wealth that came from it?” ~ Paul Keating
  50. “Being broke is against my religion.” ~ Curtis Jackson
  51. “It’s much harder to say “I’m going to kill three of the biggest characters in your universe in a gruesome bloodbath.” There can be a lot of differing opinions in a mainstream comic book, you know? “Rogue would never do this!” But I can say, “No, Rogue suffered the death of Charles Xavier and it broke her down and she stumbled into a dark place and she started fixating on the Scarlet Witch as the cause of it all” — which, there is a logical chain of events that lead to the Scarlet Witch. And in the confusion, she thought Wanda was up to doing it again and she did what she thought was best.” ~ Rick Remender
  52. “The Cubists used the figure, but they broke it up.” ~ Mark Tobey

  53. “Women to whom one has just been introduced think that it breaks the ice if they scream, ‘Goodness, you’re tall!’ How would they like it if I broke the ice first, by screaming ‘Goodness, what thick ankles!’ or ‘Goodness, what a bust!” ~ Tyrone Guthrie
  54. “The Big L was cold crazy, A top-notch crook snatchin’ pocketbooks from old ladies I told him, “Give up the dough, before you get smoked! Oh you broke? ( *shots* ) Now you’re dead broke” My name is L and I’m from a part of town where clowns, Get beat down and all you hear is gunshot sounds ‘Cause at nighttime niggas try to tax, they’re sneakier than alley cats, that’s why I carry gats” ~ Big L
  55. “The best strategy is one that offers the highest compound return consistent with no risk of going broke.” ~ William Poundstone
  56. “I was an angel of the desert. In your arms, I broke my wings.” ~ Carmen Boullosa

  57. “The Big L was cold crazy, A top-notch crook snatchin’ pocketbooks from old ladies I told him, “Give up the dough, before you get smoked! Oh you broke? ( *shots* ) Now you’re dead broke” My name is L and I’m from a part of town where clowns, Get beat down and all you hear is gunshot sounds ‘Cause at nighttime niggas try to tax, they’re sneakier than alley cats, that’s why I carry gats” ~ Big L
  58. “My take on what happened with the moon landing was [……] they suspect [ sic ] that on impact that the cameras would be damaged because back in 1969 cameras weren’t, you know like they are today, as good. So they had a studio set up at CBS to mimic the moon landing. And sure enough the cameras broke and so they flipped, you know, the CBS studio on. And what you saw of the footage of the ’69 moon landing was actually at CBS studio.” ~ Kent Hovind
  59. “I love thongs. The day they were invented, sunshine broke through the clouds.” ~ Sandra Bullock
  60. “President Obama broke a world record after he reached a million followers on Twitter in just five hours. The only guys not following Obama? His Secret Service agents. They lost track months ago.” ~ Jimmy Fallon

  61. “So much as one person with a contrary spirit to God is enough to affect all the meetings – that the revival fire did not flow until that person broke and confessed, or the Lord removed him.” ~ Jonathan Goforth
  62. “You know what is interesting, Condit is very conservative. He voted to post the ten commandments in schools. Yet, he himself broke the 11th commandment, ‘Thou shall not put thy rod in thy staff.'” ~ Jay Leno
  63. “Money Is The Root Of All Evil I Thought….But When I’m Broke Is Usually When I Have The Evilest Thoughts” ~ Fabolous

  64. “Cause I might be naked and lonely Shaking branches for bones But I’m still time zones away From who I was the day before we met You were the first mile Where my heart broke a sweat And I wish you were here I wish you’d never left But mostly I wish you well I wish you my very very best.” ~ Andrea Gibson
  65. “Well I loved Little League; so all the memories are pretty fond but I broke my thumb. That wasn’t a lot of fun. I think probably the first time I pitched [I started out as a first baseman] and the first game I pitched in Little League, I struck out 10 batters. I had a curveball a little early [laughs]. You’re not really supposed to have one when you’re 12, but I did, so I first game I struck out 10 batters. That’s possibly my fondest memory.” ~ Billy Bob Thornton

Broke to become destitute of money or possessions; to go bankrupt.

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