I don't believe in happy endings.
Quote by Jeanette Winterson
Jeanette Winterson Quotes
Academics love to make theories about a body of work, but each book consumes the...
Your weak point is the open, vulnerable place where you can always be hurt. Love,...
Writers have to have a knack for listening. I need to be able to hear...
What's invisible to us is also crucial for our own well-being.
I think it would be very foolish not to take the irrational seriously.
I think we still believe that ambition is for boys.
I am not interested in genres. I am interested in doing the best work I...
It is helpful for a woman artist not to have a husband.
My friends and the people who are close to me know what I am. And...
I hated historical novels with fluttering cloaks.
My books always begin with a sentence and an image - not necessarily connected.
Very few people ever manage what nature manages without effort and mostly without fail. We...
To create a past that seemed authentic but would be a fiction, you need an...
I never cared about money.
I never wanted children. If I'd been deeply in love with a man and he'd...
In my subconscious, my books were part of a single emotional journey.
I'm not a quitter.
We shall all die, and our lives will be irrelevant then.
I am a writer who happens to love women. I am not a lesbian who...
I don't read reviews because by then it's too late - whatever anyone says, the...