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63 Insightful Quotes By Bono That Will Prod You To Dare

Famous As: Lead Vocalist and Primary Lyricist of The Rock Band 'U2'
Born On: May 10, 1960
Born In: Dublin, Ireland
Age: 64 Years
Paul David Hewson, popularly known as Bono, is a musician, song-writer and lead singer of the Irish band U2. Bono is also renowned for his humanitarian work in recent times. This rock star has been nominated for the Oscar, Grammy, The Golden Globe Awards, and the Nobel Prize. He was also knighted by Elizabeth II for his humanitarian work. Bono became a star for a cause by starting a trend to play music for charity. His sayings and thoughts will feed your soul and inspire you to give you a sense of tolerance and purpose in life. He has actively been involved in spreading awareness about poverty and AIDS in Africa as well. He has also been striving for the third-world debt relief. He successfully persuaded leaders to double the amount of relief aid given to third world nations. These are some quotations by this great Fusion Philanthropist!  
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Pop music often tells you everything is OK, while rock music tells you that it's not OK, but you can change it.

Pop music often tells you everything is OK, while rock music tells you that it's not OK, but you can change it.

Bono
Music can change the world because it can change people.

Music can change the world because it can change people.

Bono
Stop asking God to bless what you're doing. Find out what God's doing. It's already blessed.

Stop asking God to bless what you're doing. Find out what God's doing. It's already blessed.

Bono
Christians are hard to tolerate; I don’t know how Jesus does it

Christians are hard to tolerate; I don’t know how Jesus does it

Bono
Sometimes religion gets in the way of God.

Sometimes religion gets in the way of God.

Bono
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.

To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.

Bono
In general people put too much faith in the rich, the famous, the politicians, and not enough faith in themselves.

In general people put too much faith in the rich, the famous, the politicians, and not enough faith in themselves.

Bono
Feelings are much stronger than thoughts. We are all led by instinct, and our intellect catches up later

Feelings are much stronger than thoughts. We are all led by instinct, and our intellect catches up later

Bono
Dream up the kind of world you want to live in. Dream out loud.

Dream up the kind of world you want to live in. Dream out loud.

Bono
Perspective is the cure for depression.

Perspective is the cure for depression.

Bono
Every age has its massive moral blind spots. We might not see them, but our children will.

Every age has its massive moral blind spots. We might not see them, but our children will.

Bono
Even though I'm a believer, I still find it really hard to be around other believers. They make me nervous, they make me twitch. I sorta watch my back.

Even though I'm a believer, I still find it really hard to be around other believers. They make me nervous, they make me twitch. I sorta watch my back.

Bono
The right to be irresponsible and stupid is something I hold very dear. And luckily it is something I do well.

The right to be irresponsible and stupid is something I hold very dear. And luckily it is something I do well.

Bono
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.

Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.

Bono
At a certain point, I just felt, you know, God is not looking for alms, God is looking for action.

At a certain point, I just felt, you know, God is not looking for alms, God is looking for action.

Bono
Whenever I see grace, I’m moved.

Whenever I see grace, I’m moved.

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.

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
It is impossible to meet God without abandon, without exposing yourself, being raw.

It is impossible to meet God without abandon, without exposing yourself, being raw.

Bono
The human heart is greedy; it will use religion, color, or any other excuse to justify its greed. Blame the human heart.

The human heart is greedy; it will use religion, color, or any other excuse to justify its greed. Blame the human heart.

Bono
In my dream, I was drowning my sorrows
But my sorrows they learned to swim

In my dream, I was drowning my sorrows But my sorrows they learned to swim

Bono
Where you live should not determine whether you live, or whether you die.

Where you live should not determine whether you live, or whether you die.

Bono
Laughter is eternity if joy is real.

Laughter is eternity if joy is real.

Bono
For all that

For all that "I was lost, I am found," it is probably more accurate to say, "I was really lost, I'm a little less so at the moment.

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.

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
I'm a musician. I write songs. I just hope when the day is done I've been able to tear a little corner off of the darkness.

I'm a musician. I write songs. I just hope when the day is done I've been able to tear a little corner off of the darkness.

Bono
I wish to begin again on a daily basis. To be born again every day is something that I try to do. And I'm deadly serious about that.

I wish to begin again on a daily basis. To be born again every day is something that I try to do. And I'm deadly serious about that.

Bono
Every artist is a cannibal/every poet is a thief/all kill for inspiration/and then sing about the grief.

Every artist is a cannibal/every poet is a thief/all kill for inspiration/and then sing about the grief.

Bono
I'm never nervous when I go to meet heads of state. I feel they should be nervous, because they are the ones who'll be held accountable for the lives their decisions will impact the most.

I'm never nervous when I go to meet heads of state. I feel they should be nervous, because they are the ones who'll be held accountable for the lives their decisions will impact the most.

Bono
We can't fix all problems but we must fix the ones we can

We can't fix all problems but we must fix the ones we can

Bono
There is a root arrogance in any writer; a hugely arrogant assumption that anyone is going to listen to them.

There is a root arrogance in any writer; a hugely arrogant assumption that anyone is going to listen to them.

Bono