"Anything outside marriage seems like freedom and excitement."
"Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged."Jeanette Winterson on Ronald Reagan
"For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others."Jeanette Winterson on Nelson Mandela
"If you want total security, go to prison. There you're fed, clothed, given medical care and so on. The only thing lacking... is freedom."Jeanette Winterson on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do. I am free, no matter what rules surround me. If I find them tolerable, I tolerate them if I find them too obnoxious, I break them. I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do."Jeanette Winterson on Robert A. Heinlein
"Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err."Jeanette Winterson on Mahatma Gandhi
"I live alone, with cats, books, pictures, fresh vegetables to cook, the garden, the hens to feed."
"Art saved me it got me through my depression and self-loathing, back to a place of innocence."
"If you continually write and read yourself as a fiction, you can change what's crushing you."
"I don't write for any group. I write to bring about a change in consciousness."
"I don't read reviews because by then it's too late - whatever anyone says, the book won't change. It is written."
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