"The people in charge, globally, are maniacs. They are maniacs, and unless we do something about it these people are going to deprive us of a future."
"The empires of the future are the empires of the mind."Thom Yorke on Winston Churchill
"Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future."Thom Yorke on Oscar Wilde
"Again, you can't connect the dots looking forward you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something - your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life."Thom Yorke on Steve Jobs
"I never think of the future - it comes soon enough."Thom Yorke on Albert Einstein
"It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves."Thom Yorke on William Shakespeare
"Well, my son really loves wildlife. And everytime he draws a polar bear I want to tell him there probably won't any by the time... he's my age. That's kinda hard to deal with."
"One of the interesting things here is that the people who should be shaping the future are politicians. But the political framework itself is so dead and closed that people look to other sources, like artists, because art and music allow people a certain freedom."
"I think no artist can claim to have any access to the truth, or an authentic version of an event. But obviously they have slightly better means at their disposal because they have their art to energize whatever it is they're trying to write about. They have music."
"I'm not afraid of computers taking over the world."
"My dad spent his whole life getting into fights for telling what he believed to be the truth. Basically it comes from my dad-and he's screaming right-wing, so there you are."