Best U2 & Bono Quotes

January 6, 2018 Aleksandr Siling

We love Ireland, we love Dublin, and how can you imagine modern Dublin without U2's influence? We decided to put up together some of the most interesting and smart quotes form U2 and their lead singer Bono.

 

"Making records is like making hot dogs. You'll probably enjoy them more if you don't see how it's done." Bono (U2)

 

When the lights go out Don't you ever doubt The light that we can really be U2, THE BLACKOUT

 

"When the lights go out Don't you ever doubt The light that we can really be." U2, The Blackout

 

«Call me such a cold heart, such a cold man. Watch you tear your self apart.» U2, Wire

 

"Call me such a cold heart, such a cold man. Watch you tear your self apart." U2, Wire

 

«I’m dreaming, you’re awake. If I were sleeping, what’s at stake a day without me?» U2, A Day Without Me

 

"I’m dreaming, you’re awake. If I were sleeping, what’s at stake a day without me?" U2, A Day Without Me

 

There's no risky thing for a man who's determined to fall U2, YOU'RE THE BEST THING ABOUT ME

"There's no risky thing for a man who's determined to fall." U2, You're The Best Thing About Me

 

«Oh, don’t sorrow, no don’t weep for tonight, at last, I am coming home. I am coming home…» U2, A Sort Of Homecoming

 

"Oh, don’t sorrow, no don’t weep for tonight, at last, I am coming home. I am coming home…" U2, A Sort Of Homecoming

 

«Whenever I see grace, I'm moved.» Bono (U2)

 

"Whenever I see grace, I'm moved." Bono

 

«The right to be irresponsible and stupid is something I hold very dear. And luckily it is something I do well.» Bono (U2)

 

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

 

«The less you know, the more you believe.» U2, Last Night On Earth

 

"The less you know, the more you believe." U2, Last Night On Earth

 

«It's not enough to rage against the lie...you've got to replace it with the truth.» Bono (U2)

 

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

 

«I talked to you, you walked away. You’re still on the down beat. You say you don’t want my help. But you can’t escape if you’re running from yourself.» U2, Red Light

 

"I talked to you, you walked away. You’re still on the down beat. You say you don’t want my help. But you can’t escape if you’re running from yourself." U2, Red Light

 

«Take my hand. You know I’ll be there if you can. I’ll cross the sky for your love for I have promised, oh, to be with you tonight and for the time that will come.» U2, Drowning Man

 

"Take my hand. You know I’ll be there if you can. I’ll cross the sky for your love for I have promised, oh, to be with you tonight and for the time that will come." U2, Drowning Man

 

«Hold on, hold on tightly. Rise up, rise up with wings like eagles. You run, you run, you run and not grow weary.» U2, Drowning Man

 

"Hold on, hold on tightly. Rise up, rise up with wings like eagles. You run, you run, you run and not grow weary." U2, Drowning Man

 

It's not a hill, it's a mountain As you start out the climb Do you believe me, or are you doubting We're gonna make it all the way to the light U2, I'LL GO CRAZY IF I DON'T GO CRAZY TONIGHT

 

"It's not a hill, it's a mountain As you start out the climb Do you believe me, or are you doubting We're gonna make it all the way to the light." U2, I'll Go Crazy If I Don't Go Crazy Tonight

 

«Sleep, sleep tonight and may your dreams be realized. If the thunder cloud passes rain, so let it rain. Rain down on him, so let it be.» U2, MLK

 

"Sleep, sleep tonight and may your dreams be realized. If the thunder cloud passes rain, so let it rain. Rain down on him, so let it be." U2, MLK

 

«If I could throw myself, set your spirit free, I’d lead your heart away. See you break, break away into the light and to the day.» U2, Bad

 

"If I could throw myself, set your spirit free, I’d lead your heart away. See you break, break away into the light and to the day." U2, Bad

 

«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 (U2)

 

"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

 

«At a certain point, I just felt, you know, God is not looking for alms, God is looking for action.» Bono (U2)

 

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

 

If there is a dark within and without And there is a light, don’t let it go out U2, SONG FOR SOMEONE

 

"If there is a dark within and without and there is a light, don’t let it go out." U2, Song For Someone

 

«I don’t know which side I’m on. I don’t know my right from left or my right from wrong. Say I’m a fool. You say I’m not for you, but if I’m a fool for you, oh, that’s something.» U2, Two Hearts Beat As One

 

"I don’t know which side I’m on. I don’t know my right from left or my right from wrong. Say I’m a fool. You say I’m not for you, but if I’m a fool for you, oh, that’s something." U2, Two Hearts Beat As One

 

«I want to feel sunlight on my face. I see the dust cloud disappear without a trace. I want to take shelter from the poison rain where the streets have no name.» U2, Where The Streets Have No Name

 

"I want to feel sunlight on my face. I see the dust cloud disappear without a trace. I want to take shelter from the poison rain where the streets have no name." U2, Where The Streets Have No Name

 

«There's no retirement for an artist,its your way of living so theres no end to it.» Bono (U2)

 

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

 

«I want to run, I want to hide. I want to tear down the walls that hold me inside. I want to reach out and touch the flame where the streets have no name.» U2, Where The Streets Have No Name

 

"I want to run, I want to hide. I want to tear down the walls that hold me inside. I want to reach out and touch the flame where the streets have no name." U2, Where The Streets Have No Name

 

We know that we fear to win And so we end before we begin U2, EVERY BREAKING WAVE

 

"We know that we fear to win and so we end before we begin." U2, Every Breaking Wave

 

«And so we’re told this is the golden age. And gold is the reason for the wars we wage. Though I want to be with you, be with you night and day, nothing changes on New Year’s Day.» U2, New Year’s Day

 

"And so we’re told this is the golden age. And gold is the reason for the wars we wage. Though I want to be with you, be with you night and day, nothing changes on New Year’s Day." U2, New Year’s Day

 

«Great music is written by people who are either running toward or away from God.» Bono (U2)

 

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

 

«There's a point where you find yourself tiptoeing as an artist, and then you know that you're in the wrong place.» Bono (U2)

 

"There's a point where you find yourself tiptoeing as an artist, and then you know that you're in the wrong place." Bono

 

«One day I’ll die, the choice will not be mine. Will it be too late? You can’t fight it.» U2, Out Of Control

 

"One day I’ll die, the choice will not be mine. Will it be too late? You can’t fight it." U2, Out Of Control

 

one love, one life U2, ONE

 

"One love, one life." U2, One

 

«I'm not in a position to be seen as a spokesman for a generation. I mean, how can you be a spokesman of a generation if you've nothing to say, other than 'Help!'» Bono (U2)

 

"I'm not in a position to be seen as a spokesman for a generation. I mean, how can you be a spokesman of a generation if you've nothing to say, other than 'Help!'" Bono

 

One day you'll look back, and you'll see Where you were held now by this love. While you could stand there, You could move on this moment Follow this feeling. U2, MYSTERIOUS WAYS

 

"One day you'll look back, and you'll see Where you were held now by this love. While you could stand there, You could move on this moment Follow this feeling." U2, Mysterious Ways

 

«I can’t change the world but I can change the world in me if I rejoice.» U2, Rejoice

 

"I can’t change the world but I can change the world in me if I rejoice." U2, Rejoice

 

«To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.» Bono (U2)

 

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

 

«You know, on a long tour you do hear people saying they miss their pets. I never have. But last night I started really missing my dog. It's very odd, 'cause I don't have a dog.» Bono (U2)

 

"You know, on a long tour you do hear people saying they miss their pets. I never have. But last night I started really missing my dog. It's very odd, 'cause I don't have a dog." Bono

 

«All is quiet on New Year’s Day; a world in white gets underway. I want to be with you, be with you night and day. Nothing changes on New Year’s Day…» U2, New Year’s Day

 

"All is quiet on New Year’s Day; a world in white gets underway. I want to be with you, be with you night and day. Nothing changes on New Year’s Day." U2, New Year’s Day

 

«I try to sing this song, I try to stand up but I can’t find my feet. I try, I try to speak up but only in you I’m complete.» U2, Gloria

 

"I try to sing this song, I try to stand up but I can’t find my feet. I try, I try to speak up but only in you I’m complete." U2, Gloria

 

«We actually aren't able to play other people's songs. The one Stones song we tried to play was Jumpin' Jack Flash. It was really bad. So we started writing our own - it was easier.» Bono (U2)

 

"We actually aren't able to play other people's songs. The one Stones song we tried to play was Jumpin' Jack Flash. It was really bad. So we started writing our own - it was easier." Bono

 

«Early morning, April 4, shot rings out in the Memphis sky. Free at last, they took your life. They could not take your pride.» U2, Pride (In The Name Of Love)

 

"Early morning, April 4, shot rings out in the Memphis sky. Free at last, they took your life. They could not take your pride." U2, Pride (In The Name Of Love)

 

«Perspective is the cure for depression.» Bono (U2)

 

"Perspective is the cure for depression." Bono

 

It’s not a place This is a dream the whole world owns U2, AMERICAN SOUL

 

"It’s not a place this is a dream the whole world owns." U2, American Soul

 

«Music can change the world because it can change people.» Bono (U2)

 

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

 

«Walk on by, walk on through, walk ’til you run and don’t look back for here I am.» U2, The Unforgettable Fire

 

"Walk on by, walk on through, walk ’til you run and don’t look back for here I am." U2, The Unforgettable Fire

 

«Singing this song makes me angry; I’m not angry with you.» U2, Is That All

 

"Singing this song makes me angry; I’m not angry with you." U2, Is That All

 

I can sing it to you all night all night If I could I’d make it alright alright Nothing‘s stopping you except what’s inside I can help you but it’s your fight, your fight U2, GET OUT OF YOUR OWN WAY

 

"I can sing it to you all night all night If I could I’d make it alright alright Nothing‘s stopping you except what’s inside I can help you but it’s your fight, your fight." U2, Get Out Of Your Own Way

 

And if the darkness is to keep us apart And if the daylight feels like it's a long way off And if your glass heart should crack And for a second you turn back Oh no, be strong U2, WALK ON

 

"And if the darkness is to keep us apart and if the daylight feels like it's a long way off and if your glass heart should crack and for a second you turn back oh no, be strong." U2, Walk On

 

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