"I think every line in it is underscored by a desperate need for me to know what to carry, to turn off my very critical eye sometimes, to be fit for the shows I've been given. I love singing it."
- Bono on Yahweh
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.