Blue Jaclyn (jackieblue) wrote in u2,
Blue Jaclyn

Some quotes

Found on

Interviewer: "Do you consider yourself a good dancer, Bono?"
Bono: "I dance much better horizontally than vertically."

BP: Are you a star?
EDGE: Only after dark

"In a live situation, there's really no such thing as perfection...You can't deal in perfection. You can only deal in emotion." -Adam

"Men should not be forced to wear pants when it's not cold." - Adam

"It's a mad thing we do. There's nothing natural about it. I mean, I hit things for a living. I hit things and people clap!" -Larry, 2001

"The Edge is a really, really intense guy, he's got this incredibly high IQ, he's great at sorting out issues of worldly importance, it's just that he forgets the everyday things, like the chords of songs, where he is and so on." -Bono

"The Edge exudes a calmness that wound wind up a Zen master. A game of snap with him could take weeks." -Bono

Q: Who doesn't call you Edge?
"Immigration officials. That's about it these days. I don't like people calling me by my birthname. It seems like an attempt at familiarity which doesn't work."

When you're sixteen, you think you can take on the world, and sometimes you're right. (no name given on quote)

"Rock 'n' roll is a term that's been heavily abused. It's not something you can buy in a
record shop. It's an attitude." - Adam

"I simulate love-making by beating a piece of wood with a metal wire on which it vibrates" -Adam Clayton, on what he does for a living.

BP: Did you ever think you were going to die?
LARRY: Yes, only on the back of Bono's motorbike!
EDGE: Only on the back of Bono's motorbike.
ADAM: Only in the back of Bono's car.
BONO: Die, no. Squashed, yes.

And the best one yet:
Bono: "We make music you can have sex to"
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