Paul David Hewson Quotes

Africa makes a mockery of what we say, at least what I say, about equality and questions our pieties and our commitments because there's no way to look at what's happening over there and it's effect on all of us and conclude that we actually consider Africans as our equals before God. There is no chance.

Paul David Hewson

The thing about The Dubliners is - line'em up, the hardest rock'n'roll bands in the world, AC/DC, Led Zeppelin, The Who, Oasis, Nirvana, U2 - we're all a bunch of girls next to The Dubliners.

Paul David Hewson

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 plains,Where the streets have no names

Paul David Hewson

It is such an important idea, Jubilee, that Jesus begins his ministry with this. Jesus is a young man, he's met with the rabbis, impressed everyone, people are talking. The elders say, he's a clever guy, this Jesus, but he hasn't done much... yet. He hasn't spoken in public before... When he does, his first words are from Isaiah: "The Spirit of the Lord is upon me," he says, "because He has anointed me to preach good news to the poor." And Jesus proclaims the year of the Lord's favour, the year of Jubilee. [Luke 4:18] What he was really talking about was an era of grace and we're still in it.

Paul David Hewson

Can you imagine your second album the difficult second album it's about God? Everyone is tearing their hair out and Chris Blackwell says, "It's okay. There's Bob Marley and Marvin Gaye, Bob Dylan, it's a tradition. We can get through it.

Paul David Hewson

We can be the generation that no longer accepts that an accident of latitude determines whether a child lives or dies. But will we be that generation?

Paul David Hewson

What a city, what a night, what a crowd, what a bomb, what a mistake, what a wanker you have for a President.

Paul David Hewson

Rock n roll stops the traffic.

Paul David Hewson

This shitty world sometimes produces a rose The scent of it lingers and then it just goes

Paul David Hewson

God is love and love is evolution's best day

Paul David Hewson

We're gonna make it all the way to the light, but I know i'll go crazy if I don't go crazy tonight

Paul David Hewson

It's not a hill it's a mountain, as you start out the climb

Paul David Hewson

Vision over visibility

Paul David Hewson

Well, the heart that hurts is a heart that beats.

Paul David Hewson

Where you live should not decide whether you live or whether you die.

Paul David Hewson
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