Academics love to make theories about a body of work, but each book consumes the writer and is the sum of his or her world.
Quote by Jeanette Winterson
Jeanette Winterson Quotes
I like to think the price I paid by being open about my private life...
If you continually write and read yourself as a fiction, you can change what's crushing...
I hated historical novels with fluttering cloaks.
There are so many separate selves; no one who writes creatively hasn't felt that.
I don't believe in happy endings.
Whether you want to call it God or the mystery of the cosmos doesn't matter...
Always in my books, I like to throw that rogue element into a stable situation...
I don't understand why people talk of art as a luxury when it's a mind-altering...
You play. You win. You play. You lose. You play.
I hate the word lesbian; it tells you nothing; its only purpose is to inflame.
Naked is the best disguise.
What's invisible to us is also crucial for our own well-being.
Creative work is incredibly difficult, and that is where the tests lie.
London is a small place, and it is very incestuous. People know where you live....
I think people deceive themselves about themselves, particularly as they get older.
I wanted to cause trouble, but I know now it stays with you.
My characters are always on the outside; the spotlight's not on them. But they do...
It is helpful for a woman artist not to have a husband.
The curious are always in some danger. If you are curious you might never come...
I don't write for any group. I write to bring about a change in consciousness.