Bono Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Bono quotes, Bono sayings, and Bono proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater. Bono
America is not just a country, it's an idea. Bono
The world is more malleable than you think and it's waiting for you to hammer it into shape. Bono
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater. Bono
Inspire people to do things for themselves. Inspire people to think for themselves. Bono
If you want to eliminate hunger, everybody has to be involved. Bono
Music can change the world because it can change people. Bono
America is not just a country, it's an idea. Bono
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater. Bono
Rock n roll stops the traffic. Bono
Selling out is doing something you don't really want to do for money. That's what selling out is. Bono
Law will take over because law always carries with it a sense of security and manipulative power. Bono
If you pour your life into songs, you want them to be heard. It's a desire to communicate. A deep desire to communicate inspires songwriting. Bono
As hard as it is, as ghetto as it is, hip-hop is pop music. It's the sound of music getting out of the ghetto, while rock is looking for a ghetto. Bono
Idealism detached from action is just a dream. But idealism allied with pragmatism, with rolling up your sleeves and making the world bend a bit, is very exciting. It's very real. It's very strong. Bono
Perspective is the cure for depression. Bono
When a nation is over-reliant on one or two commodities like oil or precious minerals, corrupt government ministers and their dodgy associates hoard profits and taxes instead of properly allocating them to schools and hospitals. Bono
A rockstar is someone with a hole in his heart almost the size of his ego. Bono
Music can change the world because it can change people. Bono
Distance does not decide who is your brother and who is not. The church is going to have to become the conscience of the free market if it's to have any meaning in this world - and stop being its apologist. Bono
Music can change the world because it can change people. Bono
When a nation is over-reliant on one or two commodities like oil or precious minerals, corrupt government ministers and their dodgy associates hoard profits and taxes instead of properly allocating them to schools and hospitals. Bono
Some people build fences to keep people out, and other people build fences to keep people in. Bono
The world is more malleable than you think and it’s waiting for you to hammer it into shape. Bono