The best thing that ever happened to me is that nothing happened in writing. I ended up working for engineering companies, and that's where I found my material, in the everyday struggle between capitalism and grace. Being broke and tired, you don't come home your best self. George Saunders
If you're broke, you don't want to rap about being broke; you gonna rap about hustling and getting that bread.
Being broke is a temporary situation. Being poor is a state of mind. Mike Todd
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. Cuba Gooding, Jr.
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. Amy Poehler