Quotation Explorer - 'Bono'

David was "a star, the Elvis of the Bible." An unusually for such a rockstar with his lust for power, lust for women, lust for life, he had humility of one who knew his gift work harder than he ever would. - Bono
Christians are hard to tolerate; I don’t know how Jesus does it - Bono
It's not only joy as an act of defiance; it’s business as usual as an act of defiance. This is just: Do your thing. - Bono
In Ethiopia during the famine, I saw stuff there that reorganized how I saw the world. I didn't quite know what to do about it. At a certain point, I felt God is not looking for alms. God is looking for action. - Bono
There's no retirement for an artist,its your way of living so theres no end to it. - Bono
I love America and I hate it. I'm torn between the two. I have two conflicting visions of America. One is a kind of dream landscape and the other is a kind of black comedy. - Bono
Bono has commented often that U2 did everything the wrong way around. Other bands started singing about girls and then found the issues in the cosmos and started singing about God; U2 started singing about God and eventually ended up doing a love album. - Steve Stockman
Sometimes religion gets in the way of God. - Bono
Entrepreneurial capitalism takes more people out of poverty than aid. - Bono
Honesty, vulnerability and a good amount of courageous faith allows you to cry out in your bewilderment and not lose your belief in the process. These things allow you to wrestle your faith rather than lose it. - Bono
One Life, with each other, Sisters, Brothers... - Bono
Whom did it benefit. (Cui Bono Fuerit) - Longinus Cassius
There's the country of America, which you have to defend, but there's also the idea of America. America is more than just a country, it's an idea. An idea that's supposed to be contagious. - Bono
Peace is the opposite of dreaming. It’s built slowly and surely through brutal compromises and tiny victories that you don’t even see. It’s a messy business, bringing peace into the world. - Bono
Music can change the world because it can change people. - Bono
I think I have a kind of Tourette's syndrome where if you're not supposed to say something, it becomes very attractive to do so. You're in a rock band what can't you talk about? God? Okay, here we go. You're supposed to write songs about sex and drugs. Well, no I won't. - Bono
Where you live should not determine whether you live, or whether you die. - Bono
ISIS and these kinds of extremists are a death cult. We’re a life cult. Rock ’n’ roll is a life force, and it’s joy as an act of defiance. - Bono
CUI BONO? [Latin] What good would that do _me_? - Ambrose Bierce
Stop asking God to bless what you're doing. Find out what God's doing. It's already blessed. - Bono
We're starting our own religion at last. The Order of Frisbeetarians. We believe that when you die, your soul ascends to a rooftop and you can never get it back. - Bono
The God I believe in isn't short on cash, mister. - Bono
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