Quest is at the heart of what I do-the holy grail, and the terror that you'll never find it, seemed a perfect metaphor for life.
Quote by Jeanette Winterson
Jeanette Winterson Quotes
We shall all die, and our lives will be irrelevant then.
I am not interested in genres. I am interested in doing the best work I...
Whatever is powerful to you can be translated into something which will matter to somebody...
I don't write for any group. I write to bring about a change in consciousness.
I never cared about money.
I didn't mind being unpopular at school, because everyone else was a heathen.
I think heterosexuality and homosexuality are a kind of psychosis, and the truth is somewhere...
Art saved me; it got me through my depression and self-loathing, back to a place...
I like to look at how people work together when they are put into stressful...
I hate the word lesbian; it tells you nothing; its only purpose is to inflame.
Many people feel their outer self isn't the whole self.
What's invisible to us is also crucial for our own well-being.
Creative work is incredibly difficult, and that is where the tests lie.
When it is time to get to work, I go away completely and don't do...
My characters are always on the outside; the spotlight's not on them. But they do...
Everything in writing begins with language. Language begins with listening.
I hated historical novels with fluttering cloaks.
I believe in communication; books communicate ideas and make bridges between people.
My friends and the people who are close to me know what I am. And...
You never give away your heart; you lend it from time to time. If it...