"We don't do this for the money- we have loads of it. We're doing this for something much more worse actually. We're doing this for self respect."
- Bono on the Popmart tour, 1997
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.