Either you play the game or let the game play you and be that broke sucka talkin bout I stayed true— J. Cole
Risky Being Broke quotations
Best way to not get your heart broken, is pretend you don't have one.
Never allow someone to be your priority while allowing yourself to be their option.
Being broke is a joke, I never found it funny / That's why I count my blessings / As much as I count my money...
It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.
Poor is a state of mind you never grow out of, but being broke is just a temporary condition.
And I, infinitesimal being, drunk with the great starry void, likeness, image of mystery, I felt myself a pure part of the abyss, I wheeled with the stars, my heart broke loose on the wind.
Aloneness is a state of being, whereas loneliness is a state of feeling.
It's like the difference between being broke and being poor.
Being broke is temporary, but poverty of mind is permanent.
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.
Being sectioned was the best thing that ever happened to me.
Losing the future is the best thing that ever happened to me.
Most Christians pray to be blessed. Few pray to be broken.
When I was young and we got caught pinching apples, we got a smack from the local policeman. Today if that happened he would be sued. There is a tendency to punish the victim, not the criminal. If someone broke into my house or my mum's house, I worry that the burglar has more rights than me.
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.
I don't mean to be presumptuous that men don't feel this, I don't mean this, but I found that when my child was born, my first child, it felt like my heart broke.
The only excuse for being broke is being in Jail.
The Young Man came to the Old Man seeking counsel.
I broke something, Old Man. How badly is it broken? It's in a million little pieces. I'm afraid I can't help you. Why? There's nothing you can do. Why? It can't be fixed. Why? It's broken beyond repair. It's in a million little pieces.
You can't sleep. Broke people sleep. You got to be willing to sacrifice sleep, if you sleep you may miss the opportunity to be successful.
There may be a legal obligation to obey, but there will be no moral obligation to obey. When it comes to history, it will be the people who broke the law for freedom who will be remembered and honoured.
Speak not, move not, but listen, the sky is full of gold.
No ripple on the river, no stir in field or fold, All gleams but naught doth glisten, but the far-off unseen sea. Forget days past, heart broken, put all memory by! No grief on the green hillside, no pity in the sky, Joy that may not be spoken fills mead and flower and tree.
My politics were pretty anarchistic until 1969 when the Montreal police went on strike. Within hours, mayhem and rioting broke out and the Mounties had to be called in to restore order. It instilled in me that one's convictions can be subjected to empirical test.
I was a freshman and auditioned for the school play.
Freshmen usually never got cast. I was the first freshman to be actually given a legitimate part and it was that feeling of 'Wow! I broke the system!
Risky, thought Paul D, very risky. For a used-to-be-slave woman to love anything that much was dangerous, especially if it was her children she had settled on to love. The best thing, he knew, was to love just a little bit, so when they broke its back, or shoved it in a croaker sack, well, maybe you'd have a little love left over for the next one.
No one would feel embarrassed about seeking help for a child if they broke their arm - and we really should be equally ready to support a child coping with emotional difficulties.
Brains are like hearts - they go where they are appreciated.
In 1995 I had $7 bucks in my pocket and knew two things: I'm broke as hell and one day I won't be. You Can Achieve Anything!
We may all be a peculiar lot...often broke, often dissatisfied because we're not doing more and better work...but we know how to have a ball that makes the rest of the world seem square.
A folk song is what's wrong and how to fix it or it could be who's hungry and where their mouth is or who's out of work and where the job is or who's broke and where the money is or who's carrying a gun and where the peace is.
I had to learn to be honest with myself.
I had to recognize my pain threshold. When I hit the floor, I have to realize it's not as if I broke a bone. Pushing yourself over the barrier is a habit. I know I can do it and try something else crazy. If you want to win the war, you've got to pay the price.
Being broke is against my religion.
I will always believe in love and I don't care what happens to me or how many times I get my heart broken, or how many breakup songs I write, I'm always going to believe that someday I am going to meet somebody who is actually right for me and he's going to be wonderful and it's going to work out.
It is a toss up whether it is worse to be old and bent or young and broke.
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.
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.
I'm not sure what the future holds but I do know that I'm going to be positive.
Like most bands we're a family, family before band. If we broke up tomorrow, we'd still be friends.