Quotes by B authors

Jack Black Ambrose Bierce Usain Bolt John Bramhall Milton Berle Silvio Berlusconi Robert Bresson Karl Bowman P. T. Barnum Marion LeRoy Burton Stephen Vincent Benét Dennis Bergkamp Hugh Black (theologian) Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux George Burns Gautama Buddha Raymond Charles Barker Jacob Burckhardt Dan Brown Mark Burnett Kevin Bacon Jim Bishop Jacques Barzun Chris Brown (American entertainer) Marion Bartoli Walter Benjamin Philip Barry Henry Ward Beecher David Bradley (novelist) Halle Berry
Roger Babson (1875-1967) - entrepreneur and business theorist
Lauren Bacall (1924-2014) - American actress
Richard Bach (1936-) - US writer
Cleve Backster (1924-2013) - Introduced polygraph or "lie-detector" tests, worked in the CIA. Later performed experiments and theorized "plant perception".
Francis Bacon (1561-1626) - Philosopher and statesman
Kevin Bacon (1958-) - American film and theater actor, musician
John Badham (1939-) - Film director
Walter Bagehot (1826-1877) - Businessman
Enid Bagnold (1889-1981) - English dramatist, playwright, memoirist
Pearl Bailey (1918-1990) - American singer
James Baldwin (1924-1987) - American writer, novelist
Lucille Ball (1911-1989) - American actress and businesswoman
Steve Ballmer (1956-) - American businessman
Honoré de Balzac (1799-1850) - French Novelist, Playwright
Antonio Banderas (1960-) - Spanish actor, businessman
Tallulah Bankhead (1902-1968) - American actress
Harry F. Banks (1896-)
Amiri Baraka (1934-2014) - Poet, playwright, critic, activist
Ian Barbour (1923-2013) - American academic
Bob Barker (1923-) - Television personality,American game show host
Raymond Charles Barker (1911-1988) - American spiritual writer
P. T. Barnum (1810-1891) - American politician
William Edmund Barrett (1900-1986) - American writer
J. M. Barrie (1860-1937) - Scottish writer
Dave Barry (1947-) - American writer
Lynda Barry (1956-) - Cartoonist
Philip Barry (1896-1949) - American playwright
John Barrymore (1882-1942) - American actor
John Barth (1930-) - Novelist, short story writer, professor
Marion Bartoli (1984-) - French tennis player
Bruce Fairchild Barton (1886-1967) - American author, politician and advertising executive
Bernard Baruch (1870-1965) - American businessman
Jacques Barzun (1907-2012) - Historian
Charles Baudelaire (1821-1867) - French poet
Felix Baumgartner (1969-) - Skydiver
William Baxter (law professor) - American law professor
Simone de Beauvoir (1908-1986) - French existentialist philosopher
Kent Beck (1961-) - software engineer
Carl L. Becker (1873-1945) - American historian
David Beckham (1975-) - Professional footballer
Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887) - American clergyman and activist
Max Beerbohm (1872-1956) - English writer
Menachem Begin (1913-1992) - Polish Jewish head of the Zionist underground group the Irgun, Nobel Peace Prize laureate and the first Likud Prime Minister of Israel
Alexander Graham Bell (1847-1922) - Telephone inventor
Kristen Bell (1980-) - Actress
Melvin Belli (1907-1996) - American lawyer
Saul Bellow (1915-2005) - Novelist, short story writer, critic, professor
Monica Bellucci (1964-) - Italian actress and fashion model
John Belushi (1949-1982) - American actor, comedian
Robert Benchley (1889-1945) - American comedian
Pope Benedict XVI (1927-) - 265th pope
Stephen Vincent Benét (1898-1943) - Poet, short story writer, novelist
Walter Benjamin (1892-1940) - German philosopher
Arnold Bennett (1867-1931) - English novelist
Jack Benny (1894-1974) - comedian, vaudeville performer, and radio, television, and film actor
A. C. Benson (1862-1925)
Jeremy Bentham (1748-1832) - English jurist, philosopher, and legal and social reformer
Dennis Bergkamp (1969-) - Footballer
Ingrid Bergman (1915-1982) - Actress
Henri Bergson (1859-1941) - philosopher
Milton Berle (1908-2002) - Comedian, actor
Hector Berlioz (1803-1869) - French composer
Silvio Berlusconi (1936-) - Italian politician, entrepreneur, and media proprietor
Ben Bernanke (1953-) - American economist
Claude Bernard (1813-1878) - French physiologist
Ignatz Bernstein (1836-1909)
Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990) - Composer, conductor, pedagogue, pianist, writer
Yogi Berra (1925-) - American baseball player, manager, coach
Halle Berry (1966-) - American actress
William Beveridge (1879-1963) - Economist and social reformer
Bhartṛhari - Sanskrit author
Joe Biden (1942-) - Vice President of the United States
Justin Bieber (1994-) - Canadian singer
Ambrose Bierce (1842-) - American journalist and writer
Josh Billings (1818-1885) - American humorist
Mike Binder (1958-) - American actor
Jim Bishop (1907-1987) - Journalist, author
Otto von Bismarck (1815-1898) - Chancellor of Germany
Clint Black (1962-) - country singer-songwriter
Hugh Black (theologian) (1868-1953) - British theologian
Jack Black (1969-) - American actor, comedian and musician
Karen Black (1939-2013) - American actress, screenwriter, singer, and songwriter
Simon Blackburn (1944-)
William Blacker (1777-1855) - British Army officer
Elizabeth Blackwell (1821-1910) - abolitionist, women's rights activist
William Blake (1757-1827) - Poet, Painter, Printmaker
Cate Blanchett (1969-) - Actress
Bobby Bland (1930-2013) - American blues and soul singer
Ralph Blane (1914-1995) - American composer and lyricist
Karen Blixen (1885-1962) - Danish author, author of 'Out of Africa'
Don Bluth (1937-) - American animator
William J. H. Boetcker (1873-1962) - American minister
Humphrey Bogart (1899-1957) - Actor
Lindy Boggs (1916-2013) - American politician
Niels Bohr (1885-1962) - Danish physicist
Simón Bolívar (1783-1830) - President of Gran Colombia
Usain Bolt (1986-) - Sprinter
Erma Bombeck (1927-1996) - American writer, humorist and syndicated columnist
Daniel J. Boorstin (1914-2004) - Historian, professor, attorney, writer
Neal Boortz (1945-) - Syndicated Talk radio host, Author & Inactive Attorney
Victor Borge (1909-2000) - Danish comedian and musician
Kate Langley Bosher (1865-1932) - American writer
Pierre Bosquet (1810-1861) - Marshal of France
Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet (1627-1704) - Catholic bishop
Rick Boucher (1946-) - Virginia politician
Nadia Boulanger (1887-1979) - French musician and teacher
Elizabeth Bowen (1899-1973) - Irish writer
Jack Bowman (1932-) - American politician
Karl Bowman (1888-1973) - American psychiatric researcher
Malcolm Boyd (1923-2015) - American priest
Peg Bracken (1918-2007) - American writer
Ray Bradbury (1920-2012) - American speculative fiction writer
David Bradley (novelist) (1950-) - Novelist, essayist, academic
Omar Bradley (1893-1981) - United States Army field commander during World War II
James Brady (1940-2014) - White House Press Secretary
John Bramhall (1594-1663) - Irish bishop
Louis Brandeis (1856-1941) - American Supreme Court Justice
Marlon Brando (1924-2004) - American actor
Anthony Brandt - Author and journalist
Richard Branson (1950-) - English business magnate and adventurer
Thomas Brassey, 1st Earl Brassey (1836-1918) - British politician
Wernher von Braun (1912-1977) - Rocket engineer and designer
Richard Brautigan (1935-1984) - American novelist, poet
Bertolt Brecht (1898-1956) - German poet, playwright, and theatre director
Robert Brent (1764-1819) - American mayor
Robert Bresson (1901-1999) - Film director
André Breton (1896-1966) - French writer
David Josiah Brewer (1837-1910) - United States federal judge
Benjamin H. Brewster (1816-1888) - Attorney and politician from New Jersey
Fanny Brice (1891-1951)
Percy Williams Bridgman (1882-1961) - American mathematician and physicist
Robert Briffault (1876-1948) - writer and anthropologist
Sergey Brin (1973-) - American Computer scientist, internet entrepreneur
David Brinkley (1920-2003) - American journalist
Tom Brokaw (1940-) - Television journalist
Anne Brontë (1820-1849) - English novelist and poet
Charlotte Brontë (1816-1855) - English novelist, poet and governess
Rupert Brooke (1887-1915) - British poet
Mel Brooks (1926-) - American director, writer, actor, and producer
Phillips Brooks (1835-1893) - American clergyman and author
Joyce Brothers (1927-2013) - Psychologist, columnist, television personality
Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux (1778-1868) - British politician
Heywood Broun (1888-1939) - American journalist, sportswriter, and editor
Chris Brown (American entertainer) (1989-) - Singer-songwriter, rapper, dancer, actor
Chuck Brown (1936-2012) - Founding go-go musician
Dan Brown (1964-) - Author
H. Jackson Brown, Jr. - American writer
Hobart Brown (1934-2007) - American Sculptor
John Mason Brown (1900-1969) - American critic
Les Brown (speaker) (1945-) - American politician
Rita Mae Brown (1944-) - Novelist, poet, screenwriter, activist
Charles Farrar Browne (1834-1867) - American writer
Thomas Browne (1605-1682) - English author
Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-1861) - English poet, author
Robert Browning (1812-1889) - Poet
Giordano Bruno (1548-1600) - Italian philosopher, priest, cosmologist, and occultist
Jean de La Bruyère (1645-1696) - 17th-century French writer and philosopher
William Jennings Bryan (1860-1925) - United States Secretary of State
James Bryce, 1st Viscount Bryce (1838-1922) - British politician
Bill Bryson (1951-) - American author
John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir (1875-1940) - British politician
Art Buchwald (1925-2007) - United States Marine
William F. Buckley, Jr. (1925-2008) - American writer, political commentator, TV personality
Gautama Buddha - Founder of Buddhism
Warren Buffett (1930-) - Businessman; Billionaire
Harry Amos Bullis (1890-1963)
Rudolf Bultmann (1884-1976) - German theologian
Jacob Burckhardt (1818-1897) - Swiss art historian
Warren E. Burger (1907-1995) - Chief Justice of the United States from 1969 to 1986
Edmund Burke (1729-1797) - philosopher
Carol Burnett (1933-) - Actress, comedienne, singer, dancer, writer
Leo Burnett (1891-1971) - Advertising executive
Mark Burnett (1960-) - British-American television producer
George Burns (1896-1996) - Actor, Comedian, Writer
Robert Burns (1759-1796) - Scottish poet and lyricist
Aaron Burr (1756-1836) - American politician
Ty Burrell (1967-) - American actor
Marion LeRoy Burton (1874-1925) - American academic administrator
Robert Burton (scholar) (1577-1640) - English scholar
Leo Buscaglia (1924-1998) - Motivational speaker, writer
George H. W. Bush (1924-) - 41st president of the United States (1989–1993)
George W. Bush (1946-) - 43rd President of the United States
Kate Bush (1958-) - English singer, songwriter, musician and record producer
Brett Butler (actress) (1958-) - American actor and comedian
Samuel Butler (novelist) (1835-1902) - British writer
Samuel Butler (poet) - British writer
Charles Buxton (1823-1871) - British politician
Robert Byrd (1917-2010) - United States Senator from West Virginia
Lord Byron (1788-1824) - English poet and politician