"We cannot save every life. But the ones we can, we must. It is -- or ought to be -- unacceptable that an accident of longitude and latitude determines whether a child lives or dies."
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.