Ordinary professionalism and 20 years' experience can accomplish a lot, but it can't access the hidden places.
Quote by Jeanette Winterson
Jeanette Winterson Quotes
I don't understand why people talk of art as a luxury when it's a mind-altering...
I never wanted children. If I'd been deeply in love with a man and he'd...
There are many forms of love and affection, some people can spend their whole lives...
Everything in writing begins with language. Language begins with listening.
What's invisible to us is also crucial for our own well-being.
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.
I don't write for any group. I write to bring about a change in consciousness.
The work that lasts over time is the work which still speaks to us when...
Nobody knows anything about Shakespeare the person. It's all legend, it is all rumor.
I think people deceive themselves about themselves, particularly as they get older.
To create a past that seemed authentic but would be a fiction, you need an...
I never cared about money.
My friends and the people who are close to me know what I am. And...
If we make anything that lasts, it outlives us.
I like to think the price I paid by being open about my private life...
Confidence and superiority: It's the usual fundamentalist stuff: I've got the truth, and you haven't.
I don't believe in happy endings.
I think we still believe that ambition is for boys.
I hate the word lesbian; it tells you nothing; its only purpose is to inflame.