Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Scraping Quotes from famous authors such as Jessica McDonald, J. K. Simmons, Nick Cave, Wole Soyinka, Jeffrey Dean Morgan. Let’s look at these pieces of wisdom. We definitely have something to learn from them!
If anything as simple as child care was covered by the league or your organization, that would be life-changing for moms, especially when we’re scraping pennies. Maybe we would have more moms in this league if something like that was there for us, but I feel like we’re far from that.
I never had intention of coming to New York or L.A. and actually doing more than scraping by – you know, doing plays. And as my career sort of progressed of its own volition, I did come to New York.
With writing a song, I’ve always felt, right from the start, like I’m scraping the bottom of the barrel. I don’t ever feel there’s a font of ideas to fall back on.
African film makers are scraping by on a mere pittance.
It’s just as easy for me to be building a fence somewhere and scraping by on unemployment in between doing a guest star spot. I’ve been there.
The Christian fact is very straightforward: To be a student is a calling. Your parents are setting up accounts to pay the bills, or you are scraping together your own resources and taking out loans, or a scholarship is making college possible.
You think if you win the Olympics, you’ll become a millionaire overnight. But I was still scraping the barrel, looking down the back of the settee for pound coins to buy a pint of milk.
I had a brief experience in the food industry. I was a bus boy in a Mexican restaurant in Arizona, scraping re-fried beans off people’s plates. It teaches you a bit of humility and the importance of a good deodorant.
My dad went to art school when I was one. They scraped and continued scraping, because artists, as we all know, don’t earn a lot of money. It’s a precarious existence and my mum didn’t work, so dad sold paintings.
I have scars on the backs of my arms from dressers in Paris scraping me with pins as I was taking a shirt or gown off.
I do smaller films, I’m not getting big paydays. I feel like we’re just kind of scraping together here.
I haven’t been approached to do a ‘Doctor Who’ movie. I think they would be scraping the bottom of the barrel if they asked me to do it.
I was able to support myself by acting alone about six years ago. Until then, I was just scraping by.
Fiction isn’t made by scraping the bones of topicality for the last shreds and sinews, to be processed into mechanically recovered prose. Like journalism, it deals in ideas as well as facts, but also in metaphors, symbols and myths.
I can’t dismiss my roots as a kid growing up during the Great Depression in the ordinary midwestern town of Grand Rapids, Michigan. From the standpoint of money and material possessions, we were barely scraping by.
I started out in comedy gigging and scraping a living together, and eventually worked up to doing shows at the Comedy Store in London in 1979. That led on to me presenting a show in the early days of Channel 4 called ‘Whatever You Want,’ which had live music and sketches.
I was happy, I wasn’t beaten, and I lacked nothing. But it wasn’t what people expect – it was very much sort of pinching and scraping. I don’t know how my mother did it.
I have been cooking vegan recipes for a long time, long before the release of my first cookbook, because in the rubbish old days of scraping by on mismanaged, delayed and suspended benefits, meat and dairy products were often just too expensive, in contrast to their kinder counterparts.
I started when I was 39 as a cabinet secretary, and so I feel like I have lived an experience in my life where I can relate to families that struggle, and are scraping by and scrounging.