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
My characters are always on the outside; the spotlight's not on them. But they do...
London is a small place, and it is very incestuous. People know where you live....
I don't read reviews because by then it's too late - whatever anyone says, the...
I live alone, with cats, books, pictures, fresh vegetables to cook, the garden, the hens...
I never wanted children. If I'd been deeply in love with a man and he'd...
I'm not a quitter.
When it is time to get to work, I go away completely and don't do...
I wanted to cause trouble, but I know now it stays with you.
I wanted to write a new fable and see how many rules you could break.
Life gives you enough hard knocks so it's unlikely you'll stay that sure of yourself.
I had relationships with men as well as women. I wasn't choosing; I didn't think...
We shall all die, and our lives will be irrelevant then.
If we make anything that lasts, it outlives us.
Creative work is incredibly difficult, and that is where the tests lie.
I didn't mind being unpopular at school, because everyone else was a heathen.
My books always begin with a sentence and an image - not necessarily connected.
Ordinary professionalism and 20 years' experience can accomplish a lot, but it can't access the...
There are so many separate selves; no one who writes creatively hasn't felt that.
They say that every snowflake is different. If that were true, how could the world...
I never cared about money.