"I am a writer who happens to love women. I am not a lesbian who happens to write."
"A woman is like a tea bag - you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water."Jeanette Winterson on Eleanor Roosevelt
"I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot."Jeanette Winterson on Marilyn Monroe
"Ah, women. They make the highs higher and the lows more frequent."Jeanette Winterson on Friedrich Nietzsche
"The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles."Jeanette Winterson on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"As usual, there is a great woman behind every idiot."Jeanette Winterson on John Lennon
"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."