"Washington is not afraid of student activists and rock stars. But they are nervous when they see men with collars hanging out with students and rock stars."
- Bono, 2002
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.