"Because you know when you first become famous, you start walking a little different because people are staring at you."
"Everyone will be famous for 15 minutes."Bono on Andy Warhol
"I have no use for people who throw their weight around as celebrities, or for those who fawn over you just because you are famous."Bono on Walt Disney
"What a heavy burden is a name that has become too famous."Bono on Voltaire
"We all want to be famous people, and the moment we want to be something we are no longer free."Bono on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"Famous, adj.: Conspicuously miserable."Bono on Ambrose Bierce
"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."
"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."