"Overcoming my dad telling me that I could never amount to anything is what has made me the megalomaniac that you see today."
"It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father."Bono on Pope John XXIII
"When one has not had a good father, one must create one."Bono on Friedrich Nietzsche
"My father? I never knew him. Never even seen a picture of him."Bono on Eminem
"I am not ashamed to say that no man I ever met was my father's equal, and I never loved any other man as much."Bono on Hedy Lamarr
"Whoever does not have a good father should procure one."Bono on Friedrich Nietzsche
"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."