"We have a principle which we have held to from the very beginning, that philanthropy is a personal and private matter. Your left arm should not know what your right arm is doing, as it says in the scriptures, unless it’s part of a public-facing campaign to raise funds from others."
- Bono, 2014
did you know
Bono made his first live solo appearance on April 30, 1989, at a fundraising event in the Abbey Theatre in Dublin, singing his own musical adaptations of two poems by William Butler Yeats.