"Celebrities are supposed to be somebody special, and filmstars, rockstars. We're supposed to be heroes, but we are not heroes. We are very selfish people who enjoy what we do."
- Bono in South Bend, 2001
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.