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Bob Geldof Quotes

Bob Geldof
I will be extremely active in trying to get these people thrown out of office.
Bob Geldof
#Office

Bob Geldof
I don't think anyone sets out to malign poor people but certainly that's what we do through organizations such as the World Trade Organization, the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund.
Bob Geldof
#Irish Actor

Bob Geldof
We live in a broken world which has never been healthier, wealthier or bizarrely, free of conflict, but some 500 kilometers south of here they die of want, ... It's not only intellectually absurd, but also morally repulsive.
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#Conflict

Bob Geldof
Paul, join the club, dude. It's not that hard.
Bob Geldof
#Club

Bob Geldof
Irish Americans are no more Irish than Black Americans are Africans.
Bob Geldof
#Irish Actor

Bob Geldof
Italy ... is the least generous of the developed world with regard to aid and that is a shame. We ask the political class, left or right, to change that,
Bob Geldof
#Italy

Bob Geldof
You can't trust politicians. It doesn't matter who makes a political speech. It's all lies... and it applies to any rock star who wants to make a political speech as well.
Bob Geldof
#Lies And Lying

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This debt deal will benefit tens of millions of the poorest people on the planet,
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#Debt

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with a wall of celebrities, and no message beyond a vague notion about caring for the poor and wanting politicians to 'do something'. It obliterated everything else.
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#Caring

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Irish Americans are about as Irish as Black Americans are African.
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#Irish Actor

Bob Geldof
If I can make things a little hotter for the government, if the Tories can push harder on the government and if there is more of a debate on this then good.
Bob Geldof
#Government

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I don't care who I have to get to, to make this agenda work. They must know that I am in no one's pocket, that I am not beholden to anyone.
Bob Geldof
#Work

Bob Geldof
The truth is I do have 14 sheep, down in Kent in my house there, and I'll actually ship them over now to Stephen's Green and you can all bugger off. That's where they are going to live,
Bob Geldof
#Truth

Bob Geldof
The truth is, I do have 14 sheep, down in Kent in my house there, and I'll actually ship them over now to Stephen's Green and you can all bugger off, ... That's where they are going to live.
Bob Geldof
#Truth

Bob Geldof
It appears from the Live 8 experience they can do something about it, because they obviously stopped Live 8 tickets being sold. As JK Rowling's representatives, we would very much appreciate it if they took steps to prevent the activities she has referred to.
Bob Geldof
#Experience

Bob Geldof
The truth is, I do have 14 sheep, down in Kent in my house there, and I'll actually ship them over now to Stephen's Green and you can all bugger off. That's where they are going to live.
Bob Geldof
#Truth

Bob Geldof
I can see you're going to be trouble, Claire.
Bob Geldof
#Trouble

Bob Geldof
It really has quite an important effect on people,
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#People

Bob Geldof
It's really very simple, Governor. When people are hungry they die. So spare me your politics and tell me what you need and how you're going to get it to these people.
Bob Geldof
#Irish Actor #Politics

Bob Geldof
It went beyond idealism and that ridiculous term activism, which basically means talking about something but doing nothing. We made giving exciting.
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#Irish Actor

Bob Geldof
I'm sure I'm very difficult to live with because of my make-up and personality.
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#Irish Actor

Bob Geldof
I think the impetus is still there. This continent cannot be allowed to die nightly in the pornography of poverty that is our news screens.
Bob Geldof
#Pornography #Poverty #Impetus #Continent

Bob Geldof
It was just stupid and unnecessary and to be condemned. That won't affect the decisions of eight men (at the summit).
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#Decisions

Bob Geldof
I just don't think the violence will achieve anything. The debt campaigners have never been violent, and they have achieved a lot.
Bob Geldof
#Violence

Bob Geldof
Not to be immodest, but the first one was perfect in almost every sense, ... Artistically, people seemed to up the ante, and the performances were pretty great across the board. Huge amounts of money were raised, not a penny lost, and politically it elevated the issue onto the global table. The whole thing just worked, unbelievably.
Bob Geldof
#Money

Bob Geldof
Music can't change the world.
Bob Geldof
#Irish Actor