"I have to come clean; I've broken a lot of laws, and the ones I haven't I've certainly thought about. I have sinned in thought, word, and deed. God forgive me. Actually God forgave me, but why would you? I'm here getting a doctorate, getting respectable, getting in the good graces of the powers that be, I hope it sends you students a powerful message: Crime does pay."
- Bono, 2004 getting a doctorate at the University of Pennsylvania
did you know
The guy mentioned in the song Bullet The Blue Sky with "his face red like a rose on a thorn bush" is Ronald Reagan according to an interview with Bono in 2006.