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
Confidence and superiority: It's the usual fundamentalist stuff: I've got the truth, and you haven't.
Book collecting is an obsession, an occupation, a disease, an addiction, a fascination, an absurdity,...
There are so many separate selves; no one who writes creatively hasn't felt that.
I am not interested in genres. I am interested in doing the best work I...
Writers have to have a knack for listening. I need to be able to hear...
I like to look at how people work together when they are put into stressful...
What you risk reveals what you value.
Many people feel their outer self isn't the whole self.
I wanted to cause trouble, but I know now it stays with you.
Whether you want to call it God or the mystery of the cosmos doesn't matter...
I don't write for any group. I write to bring about a change in consciousness.
Naked is the best disguise.
I am a writer who happens to love women. I am not a lesbian who...
They say that every snowflake is different. If that were true, how could the world...
Whatever is powerful to you can be translated into something which will matter to somebody...
I think people deceive themselves about themselves, particularly as they get older.
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.
I think it would be very foolish not to take the irrational seriously.
London is a small place, and it is very incestuous. People know where you live....