Writers have to have a knack for listening. I need to be able to hear what is being said to me by the voices I create.
Quote by Jeanette Winterson
Jeanette Winterson Quotes
I never wanted children. If I'd been deeply in love with a man and he'd...
I don't understand why people talk of art as a luxury when it's a mind-altering...
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...
I am a writer who happens to love women. I am not a lesbian who...
I think people deceive themselves about themselves, particularly as they get older.
Naked is the best disguise.
I believe in communication; books communicate ideas and make bridges between people.
I think we still believe that ambition is for boys.
I don't believe in happy endings.
I had relationships with men as well as women. I wasn't choosing; I didn't think...
I hate the word lesbian; it tells you nothing; its only purpose is to inflame.
I hated historical novels with fluttering cloaks.
I never cared about money.
What you risk reveals what you value.
I like to think the price I paid by being open about my private life...
Everything in writing begins with language. Language begins with listening.
Book collecting is an obsession, an occupation, a disease, an addiction, a fascination, an absurdity,...
Books are standing counselors and preachers, always at hand, and always disinterested; having this advantage...
Literature is the safe and traditional vehicle through which we learn about the world and...