You play. You win. You play. You lose. You play.
Quote by Jeanette Winterson
However it is debased or misinterpreted, love is a redemptive feature. To focus on one...
Academics love to make theories about a body of work, but each book consumes the...
My books always begin with a sentence and an image - not necessarily connected.
I hate the word lesbian; it tells you nothing; its only purpose is to inflame.
I don't believe in happy endings.
I don't write for any group. I write to bring about a change in consciousness.
Confidence and superiority: It's the usual fundamentalist stuff: I've got the truth, and you haven't.
The work that lasts over time is the work which still speaks to us when...
The curious are always in some danger. If you are curious you might never come...
Writers have to have a knack for listening. I need to be able to hear...
If we make anything that lasts, it outlives us.
I think people deceive themselves about themselves, particularly as they get older.
Very few people ever manage what nature manages without effort and mostly without fail. We...
Book collecting is an obsession, an occupation, a disease, an addiction, a fascination, an absurdity,...
I live alone, with cats, books, pictures, fresh vegetables to cook, the garden, the hens...
Whether you want to call it God or the mystery of the cosmos doesn't matter...
Life gives you enough hard knocks so it's unlikely you'll stay that sure of yourself.
With animal behavior, they're all fine until you introduce some rogue element into the cage,...
Many people feel their outer self isn't the whole self.
I think we still believe that ambition is for boys.