The work that lasts over time is the work which still speaks to us when all contemporary interest in that work is extinct.
Quote by Jeanette Winterson
Jeanette Winterson Quotes
Always in my books, I like to throw that rogue element into a stable situation...
You play. You win. You play. You lose. You play.
Book collecting is an obsession, an occupation, a disease, an addiction, a fascination, an absurdity,...
If we make anything that lasts, it outlives us.
I hate the word lesbian; it tells you nothing; its only purpose is to inflame.
Ordinary professionalism and 20 years' experience can accomplish a lot, but it can't access the...
You never give away your heart; you lend it from time to time. If it...
My books always begin with a sentence and an image - not necessarily connected.
I never cared about money.
I am a writer who happens to love women. I am not a lesbian who...
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 think we still believe that ambition is for boys.
I don't understand why people talk of art as a luxury when it's a mind-altering...
I am not interested in genres. I am interested in doing the best work I...
My friends and the people who are close to me know what I am. And...
Naked is the best disguise.
I don't write for any group. I write to bring about a change in consciousness.
Everything in writing begins with language. Language begins with listening.
In my subconscious, my books were part of a single emotional journey.