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  I am tired of dreaming. I am into doing at the moment. It is like, let's only have goals that we can go after.  
 -  Bono
  

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

  There's no retirement for an artist, it is your way of living so theres no end to it.  
 -  Bono
  

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

  I wouldn't run for President. I wouldn't want to move to a smaller house.  
 -  Bono
  

  Freedom has a scent like the top of a new born babies head.  
 -  Bono
  

  We're not here today for a victory lap. We're here to pick up the pace. Because AIDS is outrunning us.  
 -  Bono
  

  Dont get me too excited because I use four letter words when I get excited.  
 -  Bono
  

  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.  
 -  Bono
  

  The less you know, the more you believe.  
 -  Bono
  

  Making records is like making hot dogs. You'll probably enjoy them more if you dont see how it is done.  
 -  Bono
  

  Religion can be the enemy of God. It is often what happens when God, like Elvis, has left the building.  
 -  Bono
  

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

  Yes, I sometimes fail, but at least I am willing to experiment.  
 -  Bono
  

  I presume the reason for this gathering is that all of us here - Muslims, Jews, Christians - all are searching our souls for how to better serve our family, our community, our nation, our God. I know I am. Searching, I mean. And that, I suppose, is what led me here, too.  
 -  Bono
  

  Elvis Presley was the Big Bang for rock and roll.  
 -  Bono
  

  The world is more malleable than you think and it is waiting for you to hammer it into shape.  
 -  Bono
  

  We cant fix every problem - corruption, natural calamities are part of the picture here - but the ones we can we must.  
 -  Bono
  

  Tonight save a life - tomorrow change the world.  
 -  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 am deadly serious about that.  
 -  Bono
  

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

  It is not enough to rage against the lie - you've got to replace it with the truth.  
 -  Bono
  

  I used to think that one day I'd be able to resolve the different drives I have in different directions, the tensions between the different people I am. Now I realize that is who I am. I do feel I am getting closer to the song in my head. I wasn't looking for grace. But luckily grace was looking for me.  
 -  Bono
  

  America is an idea, but it is an idea that brings with it some baggage, like power brings responsibility.  
 -  Bono
  

  If I dont understand it, it must be art.  
 -  Bono
  

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

  Christians are hard to tolerate; I dont know how Jesus does it.  
 -  Bono
  

  I love America and I hate it. I am torn between the two. I have two conflicting visions of  
 -  Bono
  

  Perspective is the cure for depression.  
 -  Bono
  

  I am 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
  

  To touch is to heal, to hurt is to steal. If you want to kiss the sky, better learn how to kneel.  
 -  Bono
  

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

  Pop music often tells you everything is ok, while rock music tells you that it is not ok, but you can change it.  
 -  Bono
  

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

  We can be the generation that no longer accepts that an accident of latitude determines whether a child lives or dies. But will we be that generation?  
 -  Bono
  

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

  When the story of these times gets written, we want it to say that we did all we could, and it was more than anyone could have imagined.  
 -  Bono
  

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

  Great music is written by people who are either running toward or away from God.  
 -  Bono
  

  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 is an idea. An idea that's supposed to be contagious.  
 -  Bono
  

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

  I really remember John Lennon's Imagine. I guess I am twelve; that's one of my first albums. That really set fire to me. It was like he was whispering in your ear; his ideas of what's possible. Different ways of seeing the world.  
 -  Bono
  

  I am confident that President Bush has a real feeling for the AIDS pandemic. Essentially, what we're asking for is a kind of Marshall Plan for Africa.  
 -  Bono
  

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

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

  Yes, I sometimes fail, but at least I'm willing to experiment.  
 -  Bono
  

  I wouldn't run for President. I wouldn't want to move to a smaller house.  
 -  Bono
  

  The world is more malleable than you think and it's waiting for you to hammer it into shape.  
 -  Bono
  

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

  America is an idea, but it's an idea that brings with it some baggage, like power brings responsibility.  
 -  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
  

  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
  

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

  Religion can be the enemy of God. It's often what happens when God, like Elvis, has left the building.  
 -  Bono
  

  I'm tired of dreaming. I'm into doing at the moment. It's like, let's only have goals that we can go after.  
 -  Bono
  

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

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

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

  To touch is to heal, to hurt is to steal. If you want to kiss the sky, better learn how to kneel.  
 -  Bono
  

  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.  
 -  Bono
  

  Great music is written by people who are either running toward or away from God.  
 -  Bono
  

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

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

  The need to be right all the time is the biggest bar to new ideas. It is better to have enough ideas for some of them to be wrong than to be always right by having no ideas at all.  
 -  Edward De Bono
  

  Creativity involves breaking out of established patterns in order to look at things in a different way.  
 -  Edward De Bono
  

  There is no doubt that creativity is the most important human resource of all. Without creativity, there would be no progress, and we would be forever repeating the same patterns.  
 -  Edward De Bono
  

  An expert is someone who has succeeded in making decisions and judgements simpler through knowing what to pay attention to and what to ignore.  
 -  Edward De Bono
  

  An expert is someone who has succeeded in making decisions and judgements simpler through knowing what to pay attention to and what to ignore.  
 -  Edward de Bono
  

  The French are so into themselves that they don't even notice you.  
 -  Bono
  

  Overcoming my dad telling me that I could never amount to anything is what has made me the megalomaniac that you see today.  
 -  Bono
  

  We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.  
 -  Bono