Here are my favorite quotes, but I would hate it if you read them out of context, so read the full article too if you have time.
It hurts me to say this about democracy (and I know because my band is one), but rarely does majority rule produce something of beauty.- On designing sexy cars. This has been said many times, but still many don't get it.
The only thing protecting the movie and TV industries from the fate that has befallen music and indeed the newspaper business is the size of the files.- On piracy. I don't fully agree with the rest of Bono's comments in the same section though.
By this accounting, your average Ethiopian can sell her underpolluting ways (people in Ethiopia emit about 0.1 ton of carbon a year) to the average American (about 20 tons a year) and use the proceeds to deal with the effects of climate change (like drought), educate her kids and send them to university- On global warming. This is one fresh thought I've heard on the matter.
... if there’s a breakthrough in the Mideast peace process. The idea is an arts festival that celebrates the origin of the three Abrahamic religions: Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Every year it could be held in a different location; Jerusalem would obviously be the best place to start.- On peace solutions in Middle east. Again very fresh thought.