“I played in front of every conceivable audience you could face: an all-black audience, all-white, firemen’s fairs, policemen’s balls, in front of supermarkets, bar mitzvahs, weddings, drive-in theaters. I’d seen it all before I ever walked into a recording studio.”

 

Bruce Springsteen

“The man on the radio says Elvis Presley’s died. We drove to Memphis, the sky was hard and black.”

 

Bruce Springsteen

“I’m not that interested in fashion… When someone says that lime-green is the new black for this season, you just want to tell them to get a life.”

 

Bruce Oldfield

“Don’t be cool. Cool is conservative fear dressed in black.”

 

Bruce Mau

“My comedy has no color, it’s for everybody, black, white, Latino, Asian. It’s not a pro-black show, not a def jam show; it’s just straight, wholesome type of humor.”

 

Bruce Bruce

“I always considered myself bi-racial, because I didn’t want to disconnect from either side, and I felt very strongly about that. Now, I understand that the world sees me as a black woman, a person of color, and I’m okay with that.”

Brooklyn Sudano

“I just felt as though I would never be happy again, and as if I had fallen into a big black hole.”

Brooke Shields

“Ive been a swimmer and a diver for quite a while. It was something that I think I got too comfortable with, and I dove into my black-bottomed pool and hit the slope from the shallow end to the deep end. And I had a chin to chest paralyzing break.”

Brooke Burns

“I am a strong, black lesbian woman. Every single time I say it, I feel so much better.”

 

Brittney Griner

“I’m usually all about the tight jeans and little T-shirt, but sometimes I want to put on a black, sequined dress and be a freaking girl”

 

Britney Spears

“When you fall into a black hole you will be literally spaghettified.”

 

Brian Cox

“I’m a facist about spoilers. I’m the biggest pain in the ass to the marketing and promotions department. If I had my way, the commercials would be 30 seconds of black with a few words on them.”

 

Brian Austin Green

“Look how black the sky is, the writer said. I made it that way.”

Bret Easton Ellis

“The greatest untapped reservoir of raw material in the history of our game is the black race.”

Branch Rickey

“There’s a black man inside of me just trying to make bail.”

 

Brad Garrett

“Quite frankly, I’ve always listened to the black side of the radio dial. Where I grew up, there was a lot of it and there was a lot of live music around.”

 

Boz Scaggs

“The problem is the following, black music is increasing encumbered by white elements, often pleasant but always superfluous, easily and advantageously replaced with black elements.”

 

Boris Vian

“If I make a joke about black people or Asian people or whatever, and then an Asian comes up to me afterwards and says, “That joke offended me,” I’m still more or less not going to listen, but at least it makes sense, like I said something that was about them.”

 

Brad Williams

“Quite frankly, I’ve always listened to the black side of the radio dial. Where I grew up, there was a lot of it and there was a lot of live music around.”

 

Boz Scaggs

“The problem is the following, black music is increasing encumbered by white elements, often pleasant but always superfluous, easily and advantageously replaced with black elements.”

 

Boris Vian