Whatever is powerful to you can be translated into something which will matter to somebody that you will never know.
Quote by Jeanette Winterson
Jeanette Winterson Quotes
I wanted to write a new fable and see how many rules you could break.
You never give away your heart; you lend it from time to time. If it...
Confidence and superiority: It's the usual fundamentalist stuff: I've got the truth, and you haven't.
I wanted to invent myself as a fictional character. And I did, and it has...
We shall all die, and our lives will be irrelevant then.
I never cared about money.
I wanted to cause trouble, but I know now it stays with you.
I don't understand why people talk of art as a luxury when it's a mind-altering...
I think we still believe that ambition is for boys.
My books always begin with a sentence and an image - not necessarily connected.
I am a writer who happens to love women. I am not a lesbian who...
My characters are always on the outside; the spotlight's not on them. But they do...
I don't believe in happy endings.
The work that lasts over time is the work which still speaks to us when...
I hated historical novels with fluttering cloaks.
I had relationships with men as well as women. I wasn't choosing; I didn't think...
I like to look at how people work together when they are put into stressful...
In my subconscious, my books were part of a single emotional journey.
Whether you want to call it God or the mystery of the cosmos doesn't matter...
There are so many separate selves; no one who writes creatively hasn't felt that.