To create a past that seemed authentic but would be a fiction, you need an invented language.
Quote by Jeanette Winterson
Jeanette Winterson Quotes
With animal behavior, they're all fine until you introduce some rogue element into the cage,...
You play. You win. You play. You lose. You play.
I think people deceive themselves about themselves, particularly as they get older.
I didn't mind being unpopular at school, because everyone else was a heathen.
I'm not a quitter.
I hate the word lesbian; it tells you nothing; its only purpose is to inflame.
It is helpful for a woman artist not to have a husband.
Ordinary professionalism and 20 years' experience can accomplish a lot, but it can't access the...
Very few people ever manage what nature manages without effort and mostly without fail. We...
I had relationships with men as well as women. I wasn't choosing; I didn't think...
We shall all die, and our lives will be irrelevant then.
Whatever is powerful to you can be translated into something which will matter to somebody...
Book collecting is an obsession, an occupation, a disease, an addiction, a fascination, an absurdity,...
I believe in communication; books communicate ideas and make bridges between people.
However it is debased or misinterpreted, love is a redemptive feature. To focus on one...
I think heterosexuality and homosexuality are a kind of psychosis, and the truth is somewhere...
In my subconscious, my books were part of a single emotional journey.
The curious are always in some danger. If you are curious you might never come...
Academics love to make theories about a body of work, but each book consumes the...
Everything in writing begins with language. Language begins with listening.