Paul David Hewson, was born on the 10th of May, 1960. Bono was born in Dublin,
in the Republic of Ireland.
Bono is the lead singer of the famous Irish rock band U2. Over the years
Bono has participated in many humanitarian causes, he has been involved
in Band Aid and Live Aid projects as well as setting up an organization
called "DATA", which stands for Debt, AIDS, Trade in Africa.
Famous Spiritual Quotes>
- It's not a coincidence
that in the scriptures, poverty is mentioned more than 2,100 times.
- You know, the
only time Christ is judgmental is on the subject of the poor.
- After 9/11 we were
told America would have no time for the world's poor. America would
be taken up with its own problems of safety. And it's true these are
dangerous times, but America has not drawn the blinds and double-locked
- Because you're
good at charity. Americans, like the Irish, are good at it. We like
to give, and we give a lot, even those who can't afford it.
- Africa makes a
fool of our idea of justice; it makes a farce of our idea of equality.
- Sixty-five hundred
Africans are still dying every day of a preventable, treatable disease,
for lack of drugs we can buy at any drug store.
- We hear that call
even more powerfully today, as we mourn the loss of Coretta Scott King
- mother of a movement for equality, one that changed the world but
is only just getting started.
- That's why I say
there's the law of the land?. And then there is a higher standard.
- This is a dangerous
idea I've put on the table: my God vs. your God, their God vs. our God...vs.
no God. It is very easy, in these times, to see religion as a force
for division rather than unity.
- In countless ways,
large and small, I was always seeking the Lord's blessing. I was saying,
you know, I have a new song, look after it?. I have a family, please
look after them?
- And this wise man
said: stop. He said, stop asking God to bless what you're doing. Get
involved in what God is doing - because it's already blessed.
- I was amazed when
I first got to this country and I learned how much some churchgoers
tithe. Up to 10% of the family budget.
- I truly believe
that when the history books are written, our age will be remembered
for three things: the war on terror, the digital revolution, and what
we did - or did not to - to put the fire out in Africa.
- History, like God,
is watching what we do.
Quotes from Bono
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