Always in my books, I like to throw that rogue element into a stable situation and then see what happens.
Quote by Jeanette Winterson
Jeanette Winterson Quotes
I am not interested in genres. I am interested in doing the best work I...
I never wanted children. If I'd been deeply in love with a man and he'd...
I didn't mind being unpopular at school, because everyone else was a heathen.
Life gives you enough hard knocks so it's unlikely you'll stay that sure of yourself.
I don't write for any group. I write to bring about a change in consciousness.
Writers have to have a knack for listening. I need to be able to hear...
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.
My books always begin with a sentence and an image - not necessarily connected.
We shall all die, and our lives will be irrelevant then.
Academics love to make theories about a body of work, but each book consumes the...
Very few people ever manage what nature manages without effort and mostly without fail. We...
There are many forms of love and affection, some people can spend their whole lives...
I hated historical novels with fluttering cloaks.
Naked is the best disguise.
The work that lasts over time is the work which still speaks to us when...
I wanted to cause trouble, but I know now it stays with you.
I'm not a quitter.
I think heterosexuality and homosexuality are a kind of psychosis, and the truth is somewhere...
With animal behavior, they're all fine until you introduce some rogue element into the cage,...