"Anything outside marriage seems like freedom and excitement."
"A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person."Jeanette Winterson on Mignon McLaughlin
"By all means, marry. If you get a good wife, you'll become happy if you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher."Jeanette Winterson on Socrates
"It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages."Jeanette Winterson on Friedrich Nietzsche
"How can a woman be expected to be happy with a man who insists on treating her as if she were a perfectly normal human being."Jeanette Winterson on Oscar Wilde
"Don't marry the person you think you can live with marry only the individual you think you can't live without."Jeanette Winterson on James C. Dobson
"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."