I want to be alone and I want people to notice me — both at the same time.

— Thom Yorke

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Yeah, after making Pablo Honey, we started experimenting with cloning myself in order to double the band's creative energy. However, the experiment was a failure, and the defective Thom Yorke clone escaped. And formed a band called Muse.


And true love waits In haunted attics And true love lives On lollipops and crisps


Amnesiac was written to make fun of senior citizens with alzheimers.

I hate them and I wish they'd die.


I think artists can influence only through making music that challenges people, excites them and flips them out. Music that repeats what you know in ever-decreasing derivation, that's unchallenging and unstimulating, deadens our minds, our imagination and our ability to see beyond the hell we find ourselves in.


Sex is more than an act of pleasure, it’s the ability to be able to feel so close to a person, so connected, so comfortable that it’s almost breathtaking to the point you feel you can’t take it. And at this moment you’re a part of them.


The video of 'Paranoid Android' has been censored by MTV.

They took all nipples out of the cartoon, but they had no problem with the scene in which a man cuts off his own arms and legs.


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.


The more you try to erase me The more, the more The more that I appear


If I were to be any celebrity, I'd be Chris Martin.

I've always wondered what it would be like to be jealous of Thom Yorke.


Hungry Hungry Hippos is so depressing.

You continuously chomp away at those balls and you are alone and it's your birthday.'


I became a vegan because I'm better than you


I can't wait to die so I can be a skeleton and play my chest like a xylophone.


About Thom Yorke

Quotes 309 sayings
Nationality English
Profession Musician
Birthday October 7, 1968

I see fat kids on the street all the time and I give them free radiohead t-shirts with bullseyes on them. Later when I see them wearing the t-shirts I shoot at them with bb guns while riding a very large dog and singing kicking squealing gucci little piggy over and over


If I could be any animal I would be a pony because then I could have sex with ponies.


Like a fat raccoon rummaging through the garbage, that how I eat. Like a f-king fat raccoon.


I am all the days that you choose to ignore.


The only real difference between me and chocolate pudding is that I am not a black man.


I can be very drunk in a club in Oxford on a Monday night and some guy comes up to you and buys you a drink and says that the last record you made changed his life. That means something.


Trying to find my flaws is like trying to find a black person at one of our concerts


I feel like as musicians we need to fight the Spotify thing.

I feel that in some ways what's happening in the mainstream is the last gasp of the old industry. Once that does finally die, which it will, something else will happen.


I'm terrified of lasagna. I think it was to eat ME!


Making music for Radiohead is like going to the bathroom, I'm just going to the bathroom constantly, and millions are watching me go to the bathroom.


Radiohead is overrated. Thom Yorke's solo output, however, is brilliant.


Someone needs to tell the truth, but it shouldn't be my job.


I've never believed that pop music is escapist trash.

There's always a darkness in it, even amidst great pop music.


The only thing worse than Radiohead fans is everything else except me


I'm achingly aware of my own limitations as both part of the human race and as an individual. I'm just, casting this out that, maybe, I'm not so perfect as is the affront I oft put on. After all, the lyric is 'I wish I was special'. I truly just want to be loved and accepted, I think, like all humans.


Us on hard drugs? That would be horrible.

We'd probably end up sounding like Bryan Adams.My girlfriend has this quote in her sketchbook: Remain orderly in your life so you can be free and chaotic in your work. I think basically you lose it when you destroy your brain or destroy yourself emotionally or burn yourself up.


In November I'll be releasing my new solo record, entitled 'Box Of Bees'.

There's no music, it's just a box full of live bees. The deluxe edition comes with more bees.


Sonic the hedgehog is a beautiful statement on capitalism.

You spend your whole life collecting yellow rings and then hit one spike and lose them all. And there is a fat man who wants to kill you.


You'll go to Hell For what your Dirty mind is thinking.


My only means of self defense is to wiggle my eye and feign being a salamander.

It has saved my life but once I was partially eaten by a bald eagle who thought I was a salamander. Hence, my skills. Hence.


My nickname in college was talentless midget who has a lazy eye is missing teeth resembles a shaved troll doll because I'm a talentless midget who has a lazy eye is missing teeth resembles a shaved troll dol


The band name came about when the original vocalist died when a huge radio fell on his head. He trotted about for a while dancing with the radio on his head, before he died of asphyxiation and blood loss. *Laughs* it was hilarious


I use various soaps and hand sanitizers in the shower.

I shower maybe fifteen times a day, but Thom Yorke is never really clean *laughs*.


I'm not saying my fans are stupid, but I once left a cabbage onstage next to a harmonica and nobody noticed for three hours


My songs are my kids. Some of them stay with me, some others I have to send out, out to the war. It might sound stupid and it might even sound naive, but that's just the way it is.


To protest, I stood in the place of a waste receptacle and opened my mouth.

That's how I lost my virginity *laughs*


If I could do just one thing to change the world, I'd make everyone Thom Yorke, and this would be paradise.


I'm the next act Waiting in the wings I'm an animal Trapped in your hot car I am all of the days That you choose to ignore You are all I need You are all I need I'm in the middle of your picture Lying in the reeds.


Rock music is, is a necessary evil, like beating my children with penny loafers


I'm such a tease And you're such a flirt... Routines and schedules Drug and kill you Kill you.


I'm celibate. It's not that I'm a religious or moral person or anything, it's just, if you aren't ****ing Thom Yorke, what's the point? Actually, just kidding, Thom Yorke and I **** all the time. Hehehe. Had you.


If I were a bottle of wine, my name would be Thom Cork


If we replaced all of our guns with chicken sandwiches it would end all war immediately.


I don't think young people are as demoralized as the media and government would like us to think. The obvious sign of that is how strong and how close personal connections are and how much people are able to build a life for themselves, despite all this stuff that's been thrown at them.


I actually saw the loch ness monster when I was 9.

She was big as a house. Want to know who the loch ness monster is? It's your obese mother. Burn mother****er


There's the beautiful people and then there's the rest of us.


Remember that Cosby show where he harrassed the children? Well I put on a little suit and because I am so small they invited me on but nobody was laughing at my jokes. I guess I'm just, too, particularly smart for them.