I don't understand why people talk of art as a luxury when it's a mind-altering possibility.
Quote by Jeanette Winterson
Jeanette Winterson Quotes
I am not interested in genres. I am interested in doing the best work I...
I wanted to cause trouble, but I know now it stays with you.
London is a small place, and it is very incestuous. People know where you live....
There are so many separate selves; no one who writes creatively hasn't felt that.
Nobody knows anything about Shakespeare the person. It's all legend, it is all rumor.
Quest is at the heart of what I do-the holy grail, and the terror that...
My books always begin with a sentence and an image - not necessarily connected.
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...
I wanted to invent myself as a fictional character. And I did, and it has...
I think heterosexuality and homosexuality are a kind of psychosis, and the truth is somewhere...
I hated historical novels with fluttering cloaks.
Creative work is incredibly difficult, and that is where the tests lie.
I like to look at how people work together when they are put into stressful...
Naked is the best disguise.
What's invisible to us is also crucial for our own well-being.
I live alone, with cats, books, pictures, fresh vegetables to cook, the garden, the hens...
I don't believe in happy endings.
In my subconscious, my books were part of a single emotional journey.
I believe in communication; books communicate ideas and make bridges between people.