My books always begin with a sentence and an image - not necessarily connected.
Quote by Jeanette Winterson
Jeanette Winterson Quotes
I like to think the price I paid by being open about my private life...
I had relationships with men as well as women. I wasn't choosing; I didn't think...
I think it would be very foolish not to take the irrational seriously.
My characters are always on the outside; the spotlight's not on them. But they do...
Confidence and superiority: It's the usual fundamentalist stuff: I've got the truth, and you haven't.
I like to look at how people work together when they are put into stressful...
Book collecting is an obsession, an occupation, a disease, an addiction, a fascination, an absurdity,...
Always in my books, I like to throw that rogue element into a stable situation...
In my subconscious, my books were part of a single emotional journey.
It is helpful for a woman artist not to have a husband.
I wanted to cause trouble, but I know now it stays with you.
Quest is at the heart of what I do-the holy grail, and the terror that...
I hate the word lesbian; it tells you nothing; its only purpose is to inflame.
There are so many separate selves; no one who writes creatively hasn't felt that.
I am a writer who happens to love women. I am not a lesbian who...
Everything in writing begins with language. Language begins with listening.
There are many forms of love and affection, some people can spend their whole lives...
I'm not a quitter.
I hated historical novels with fluttering cloaks.
I wanted to write a new fable and see how many rules you could break.