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Summary

Bob Geldof (born as Robert Frederick Zenon Geldof in Dún Laoghaire, County Dublin, Ireland) is a famous Actor from Ireland, he is 66 years old and still alive, born October 5, 1951.

Biography

Robert Frederick Zenon "Bob" Geldof, better known as Bob Geldof is an Irish singer, songwriter, actor and political activist. In its first phase of his career, he was the lead singer of rock band Boomtown Rats. A band that was groundbreaking and had his biggest hit with the song "I Do not Like Mondays," which is based on the story of Brenda Ann Spencer. In 1982, he starred in the film Pink Floyd The Wall. He is best known for having launched Live Aid and Live 8.

In 1984 he wrote with Midge Ure hit "Do They Know It's Christmas?" As made ​​famous by Band Aid and Live Aid concert later that both had intended to collect money and provide international attention on famine in Ethiopia. Geldof was mainly for the text, while Ure wrote the music and stood for the choral arrangement of the song.

Geldof was in 1986 appointed Honorary Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire. Because Geldof is Irish citizenship entails the appointment is not nobility, and he has no right to the form of address Sir before his name.

Bob Geldof was married to Paula Yates and had three daughters with her: Fifi Trixibelle, Peaches and Pixie. Paula Yates left Geldof in 1994 and had a daughter Tiger Lily in 1996. When both mother and father died, Geldof adopted her.

Zodiac etc.

He is born under the zodiac libra, who is known for Balance, Justice, Truth, Beauty, Perfection. Our collection contains 31 quotes who is written / told by Bob.

Related authors: Michael Hutchence, Midge Ure, Paula Yates, Pink

Source / external links:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bob_Geldof

Famous quotes by Bob Geldof (31)


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"Playing live if the thing I love doing best"
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"Music is what I must do, business is what I need to do and politics is what I have to do"
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"I do think I feel it but you don't think you are cause at a certain time you are no age but you don't think you are anything. You feel the life you have lived. I feel that. It's been a long fifty years"
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"Music is something I must do, business is something I need to do, and Africa is something I have to do. That's the way it breaks down in my life"
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"Mankind at its most desperate is often at its best"
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"90% of the divorces are initiated by women. That is really odd. Why? What's going on? What's the great discontent at the heart of it?"
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"So when I got to 50 I just thought, Hold on: I'm thin. I've got my hair. I'm well off. I survived, you know"
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"I'd always thought the Rats were good fun, but one of the very nice things about being of Saga age is that I can actually look back and think, When I was younger I was in a great band. It was always a collective thing"
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"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"
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"But I think Prozac is a lethal drug, I've several friends just haven't made it by taking Prozac"
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"And whereas women had to fight to find their way into the workforce, men are now fighting to reclaim their place in the family structure"
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"There is not a single extant study that supports all the arguments against men being with their children. It's absolute bollocks"
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"I'm sure I'm very difficult to live with because of my make-up and personality"
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"Those songs are about getting out; they're not about getting out of family. It wasn't about how family life was curtailing because I didn't know family life"
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"Physically I'm tired at the end of the day and quite glad to be reading in bed by midnight"
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"Men who are not given any voice in this because of the secret nature of the courts, what they're left with is dressing up ridiculously, but at least using humour to try and draw attention to their kids"
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"Certainly, I think being depressed is absolutely part of the human condition, it has to be, if there's joy there's its opposite, and it's something you ride if you possibly can"
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"I was really lucky that I came to puberty at a time when music and politics were completely intertwined"
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"Actually, today I had to defend the Bush Administration in France again. They refuse to accept, because of their political ideology, that he has actually done more than any American President for Africa. But it's empirically so"
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"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"
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"It's like you asked me about the depression thing: you grope towards an understanding of whatever it is your going through, and it's not personal, there are forces in play around you, and you seek to understand them and that way you can go on"
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"Everything that's rock n roll is ever meant to be is happening now. I need to get over the shock that that thing is actually happening and that thousands of millions of people around the world are watching"
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"Divorce is a by-product of the fact that maybe the nuclear unit is gone"
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"But if somebody dies, if something happens to you, there is a normal process of depression, it is part of being human, and some people view it as a learning experience etc"
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"The girls are a complete joy and I love their passion. They argue with me like mad and I love that too"
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"Music is still above all else the thing that does it for me"
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"Music can't change the world"
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"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"
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"Irish Americans are no more Irish than Black Americans are Africans"
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"If you were a pretty boy pop singer, it would wreck you, growing older"
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"And part of that is, what is the point of having children if you don't have the privilege of bringing them up?"


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