Broke Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old broke quotes, broke sayings, and broke proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

There is a difference between being poor and being broke. Broke is temporary, and poor is eternal. Robert Kiyosaki
Being broke is a temporary situation. Being poor is a state of mind. Mike Todd
People who go broke in a big way never miss any meals. It is the poor jerk who is shy a half slug who must tighten his belt. Robert Heinlein
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that. Norman Vincent Peale
When everybody has got money they cut taxes, and when they're broke they raise 'em. That's statesmanship of the highest order. Will Rogers
Being broke is not a disgrace, it is only a catastrophe. Rex Stout
He broke through the barriers of the skies. William Herschel
What we're trying to do is get things fixed, not allow them to stay broke. Mark Rippetoe
If someone broke your heart it doesn't mean you should build a wall around it and quit loving. Redirect your love. Rick Warren
Acting makes me feel broke again, it makes me feel unaccomplished. Ester Dean
Broke people giving financial advice is like a shop teacher with missing fingers. Dave Ramsey
Being mature is when you finally grow enough, to be able to joke about the things that once broke you as a person. Anonymous
If you're planning only to make money and nothing else, you'll be broke. Haile Gebrselassie
Being broke is a very efficient educational agency. Edwin Lefevre
Go for broke. Always try and do too much. Dispense with safety nets. Take a deep breath before you begin Salman Rushdie
No one ever went broke by taking a profit. Jesse Lauriston Livermore
When you're going broke, it's best to have a great time. Diane Kochilas
Nobody has ever gone broke selling escape to the American public. John Lahr
You have to go broke three times to learn how to make a living. Casey Stengel
Being broke didn't seem so awful as it had yesterday, being broke but being at peace with the world. Cornell Woolrich
If you're broke, you don't want to rap about being broke; you gonna rap about hustling and getting that bread. Juicy J
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. Ric Edelman
If no one ever broke the rules, then we'd never advance. Simon Sinek
If you're perpetually broke, you should be working hard at overcoming stupidity and not getting rich. Taiwo Abraham
Broke people talk about people and problems. Rich people talk about ideas and goals. Your conversation chooses your destiny. Darren Hardy
The only excuse for being broke is being in Jail. Curtis Jackson
Lost motivation means that you broke promises to yourself and haven't corrected them yet. You need to believe in yourself again. This can only happen when you start fulfilling the small promises you make to yourself. Chris Powell
The lack of money is the root of all evil. Mark Twain
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. John Hope Bryant
There's only one requirement for enjoying God's grace, being broke and knowing it. Randy Alcorn
It has always seemed to me that broken things, just like broken people, get used more it's probably because God has more pieces to work with. Bob Goff
My bank is the worst. They're charging me money for not having enough money in my account. Apparently, I can't even afford to be broke Uknown
My wallet is like an onion. When I open it, it makes me cry. Matthew Hovey
Dogs have no money. Isn't that amazing? They're broke their entire lives. But they get through. You know why dogs have no money? No pockets. Jerry Seinfeld