“The ship anchored in the harbor rots faster than the ship crossing the ocean; a still pool of water stagnates more rapidly than a running stream.”

Brownie Wise

“I’m horrified of lobsters. And shrimp and lobsters are the cockroaches of the ocean.”

Brooke Burke

“Last year the [harp seal] pup mortality rate was 100 percent in parts of the Gulf of St. Lawrence.”


Brian Skerry

“There’s still a lot of people out there who think the only good shark is a dead shark.”


Brian Skerry

“Like a mermaid rising from an ocean of paper, the girl emerged across the room.”


Brian Selznick

“The Monmouth-Ocean area is . . . always in the best-areas-to-live lists.”


Brian Boyle

“I think food is the great equalizer. Other than the ocean and the air, food is the thing that we all share in common. I think along with that comes the question of why are some people starving, and why do some people produce more food than they need, and why is food going to waste.”

Brett Dennen

“The ocean inspires me because there’s the energy of the water moving.”

Brett Dennen

“There are five known gyres spinning around in our world’s oceans. A gyre is a slowly moving spiral of currents created by a high pressure system of air currents. A spinning soup, so to speak, is made of what exists in the water. And in this case, the gyres are spinning with millions of tons of our discarded and forgotten about plastic waste!”

Brandon Boyd

“As a surfer, I am interested in the ocean. And I am concerned and interested in all of these natural and cultural rumblings underfoot as well.”

Brandon Boyd

“We all have an edge. We all are floating our psyche on top with a great ocean underneath.”


Brad Dourif

“Mr. and Mrs. Smith. It’s kind of a more of a comedic-actiony film. And then we just started Ocean’s [12] Monday. Or I did anyways.”


Brad Pitt

“There’s nothing in the world like buried treasure-and people hungry and obsessed enough to risk their lives for it. Pirate Hunters isn’t just a good story-it’s a true one. Searching for the souls of its explorers, it takes you to the far tip of the plank and plunges you deep to the bottom of the ocean.”


Brad Meltzer

“It’s very important that people realize: the air is being taken away, the oceans are being taken away, the room is being taken away, but we’re so worried about gas prices that we don’t even see this stuff.”


Bootsy Collins

“The fact is that ours is the first generation that can look disease and extreme poverty in the eye, look across the ocean to Africa, and say this, and mean it. We do not have to stand for this. A whole continent written off – we do not have to stand for this.”



“I have a reoccurring dream that I’m in the ocean in New Zealand and everything is completely upside down, because it’s on the other side of the planet.”


Bonnie McKee

“When we let our mind relax, a moment will come when we rest without thoughts. This stable state is like an ocean without waves. Within this stability a thought arises. This thought is like a wave which forms on the surface of the ocean. When we leave this thought alone, do nothing with it, not “seizing” it, it subsides by itself into the mind where it came from.”


Bokar Rinpoche

“Seven shots ring out like the ocean’s pounding roar, there’s seven people dead on a South Dakota farm.”


Bob Dylan

“I’ve been out in front of a dozen dead oceans.”


Bob Dylan