"I remember I wouldn't put my arm around Ali when we were walking. I'd think people were watching. They probably weren't. That sort of thing."
- Bono on what makes him cringe now, 2009
Bono stated that he wrote the song 'Kite' about and to his children; yet, after he completed it, he realized that it was a song of his dying father, whom he had a difficult relationship with, but in the end found his peace.