Many people feel their outer self isn't the whole self.
Quote by Jeanette Winterson
Jeanette Winterson Quotes
We shall all die, and our lives will be irrelevant then.
I wanted to write a new fable and see how many rules you could break.
I think we still believe that ambition is for boys.
I hated historical novels with fluttering cloaks.
I wanted to invent myself as a fictional character. And I did, and it has...
Book collecting is an obsession, an occupation, a disease, an addiction, a fascination, an absurdity,...
I like to look at how people work together when they are put into stressful...
I think people deceive themselves about themselves, particularly as they get older.
The work that lasts over time is the work which still speaks to us when...
My friends and the people who are close to me know what I am. And...
In my subconscious, my books were part of a single emotional journey.
If you continually write and read yourself as a fiction, you can change what's crushing...
With animal behavior, they're all fine until you introduce some rogue element into the cage,...
I don't understand why people talk of art as a luxury when it's a mind-altering...
I didn't mind being unpopular at school, because everyone else was a heathen.
You play. You win. You play. You lose. You play.
I don't write for any group. I write to bring about a change in consciousness.
What's invisible to us is also crucial for our own well-being.
You never give away your heart; you lend it from time to time. If it...
My characters are always on the outside; the spotlight's not on them. But they do...