"I don't travel with security. I'm in a band with people who persecute me as a national sport. I'm thinking, where did it all go wrong?"
- Bono, 2009
did you know
The Picture of Dorian Grey mentioned in the song 'The Ocean' is a novel by Oscar Wilde, the Irish author who has been a huge influence on Bono's lyrics. In referring to it, Bono mocks his own vanity in thinking a rock star can change the world.