Paul David Hewson Quotes

I'll show you a place,high on the desert plain.Where the streets have no name

Paul David Hewson

I wait for you Sleight of hand and twist of fate On a bed of nails she makes me wait And I wait, without you With or without you, with or without you.

Paul David Hewson

All is quiet on New Year's Day

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How long, how long must we sing this song?

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There's many lost but,tell me,who has won?

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I wish you were here I wish you were here To see what I could see To hear And I wish you were here

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I watched the way it was The way it was when he was with us And I really don't mind Sleeping on the floor But I couldn't sleep after what I saw I wrote this letter to tell you The way I feel.

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These goals clean water for all; school for every child; medicine for the afflicted, an end to extreme and senseless poverty these are not just any goals; they are the Millennium Development goals, which this country supports. And they are more than that. They are the Beatitudes for a Globalised World.

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I presume the reason for this gathering is that all of us here Muslims, Jews, Christians all are searching our souls for how to better serve our family, our community, our nation, our God.

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I will try to keep my homily brief. But be warned I'm Irish.

Paul David Hewson

The music that really turns me on is either running toward God or away from God. Both recognize the pivot, that God is at the center of the jaunt.

Paul David Hewson

When John Lennon sings, "Oh, my love/For the first time in my life/My eyes are wide open" these songs have an intimacy for me that's not just between people, I realize now, not just sexual intimacy. A spiritual intimacy.

Paul David Hewson

Bowie was much more responsible for the aesthetic of punk rock than he's been given credit for, like, in fact, most interesting things in the Seventies and Eighties.

Paul David Hewson

What's interesting is, in the months leading up to this, I was probably at the lowest ebb in my life. I was feeling just teenage angst. I didn't know if I wanted to continue living that kind of despair. I was praying to a God I didn't know was listening.

Paul David Hewson

I was in my room listening on headphones on a tape recorder. It's very intimate. It's like talking to somebody on the phone, like talking to John Lennon on the phone. I'm not exaggerating to say that. This music changed the shape of the room. It changed the shape of the world outside the room; the way you looked out the window and what you were looking at.

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