"As a rock star, I have two instincts, I want to have fun, and I want to change the world. I have a chance to do both."
"If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude."Bono on Maya Angelou
"Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom. A man can't ride you unless your back is bent."Bono on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference."Bono on Reinhold Niebuhr
"Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek."Bono on Barack Obama
"You must be the change you wish to see in the world."Bono on Mahatma Gandhi
"What turns me on about the digital age, what excited me personally, is that you have closed the gap between dreaming and doing. You see, it used to be that if you wanted to make a record of a song, you needed a studio and a producer. Now, you need a laptop."
"U2 is an original species... there are colours and feelings and emotional terrain that we occupy that is ours and ours alone."
"I accept the Old Testament as more of an action movie: blood, car chases, evacuations, a lot of special effects, seas dividing, mass murder, adultery. The children of God are running amok, wayward. Maybe that's why they're so relatable."
"Music can change the world because it can change people."
"Overcoming my dad telling me that I could never amount to anything is what has made me the megalomaniac that you see today."