Jeanette Winterson Quotes

- Notable Jeanette Winterson Quotes Index -

Born: August 27, 1959, Manchester, England, UK
Birth Country: UK
Occupation: Author

1.
Anything outside marriage seems like freedom and excitement.
- Jeanette Winterson

2.
Art saved me it got me through my depression and self-loathing, back to a place of innocence.
- Jeanette Winterson

3.
Confidence and superiority: It's the usual fundamentalist stuff: I've got the truth, and you haven't.
- Jeanette Winterson

4.
However it is debased or misinterpreted, love is a redemptive feature. To focus on one individual so that their desires become superior to yours is a very cleansing experience.
- Jeanette Winterson

5.
I am a writer who happens to love women. I am not a lesbian who happens to write.
- Jeanette Winterson

6.
I believe in communication books communicate ideas and make bridges between people.
- Jeanette Winterson

7.
I don't read reviews because by then it's too late - whatever anyone says, the book won't change. It is written.
- Jeanette Winterson

8.
I don't write for any group. I write to bring about a change in consciousness.
- Jeanette Winterson

9.
I live alone, with cats, books, pictures, fresh vegetables to cook, the garden, the hens to feed.
- Jeanette Winterson

10.
If you continually write and read yourself as a fiction, you can change what's crushing you.
- Jeanette Winterson

11.
Ordinary professionalism and 20 years' experience can accomplish a lot, but it can't access the hidden places.
- Jeanette Winterson

12.
The curious are always in some danger. If you are curious you might never come home.
- Jeanette Winterson

13.
You never give away your heart you lend it from time to time. If it were not so, how could we take it back without asking?
- Jeanette Winterson

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