I think we still believe that ambition is for boys.
Quote by Jeanette Winterson
Jeanette Winterson Quotes
If we make anything that lasts, it outlives us.
I'm not a quitter.
I don't understand why people talk of art as a luxury when it's a mind-altering...
I don't write for any group. I write to bring about a change in consciousness.
Academics love to make theories about a body of work, but each book consumes the...
Many people feel their outer self isn't the whole self.
In my subconscious, my books were part of a single emotional journey.
Always in my books, I like to throw that rogue element into a stable situation...
It is helpful for a woman artist not to have a husband.
The work that lasts over time is the work which still speaks to us when...
I never wanted children. If I'd been deeply in love with a man and he'd...
I live alone, with cats, books, pictures, fresh vegetables to cook, the garden, the hens...
I am a writer who happens to love women. I am not a lesbian who...
London is a small place, and it is very incestuous. People know where you live....
I had relationships with men as well as women. I wasn't choosing; I didn't think...
With animal behavior, they're all fine until you introduce some rogue element into the cage,...
I didn't mind being unpopular at school, because everyone else was a heathen.
I wanted to cause trouble, but I know now it stays with you.
Naked is the best disguise.
There are so many separate selves; no one who writes creatively hasn't felt that.