"I don't write for any group. I write to bring about a change in consciousness."
"If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude."Jeanette Winterson on Maya Angelou
"Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom. A man can't ride you unless your back is bent."Jeanette Winterson on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference."Jeanette Winterson on Reinhold Niebuhr
"Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek."Jeanette Winterson on Barack Obama
"You must be the change you wish to see in the world."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 read reviews because by then it's too late - whatever anyone says, the book won't change. It is written."
"I believe in communication books communicate ideas and make bridges between people."