"Well, I've been reading a lot about the fifty years since the Second World War, about Western foreign policy and all that. I try not to let it get to me, but sometimes I just think that there's no hope."
"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning."Thom Yorke on Albert Einstein
"We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope."Thom Yorke on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free."Thom Yorke on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return."Thom Yorke on Maya Angelou
"I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe."Thom Yorke on Dalai Lama
"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."