"I live alone, with cats, books, pictures, fresh vegetables to cook, the garden, the hens to feed."
"It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely."Jeanette Winterson on Albert Einstein
"Alone we can do so little together we can do so much."Jeanette Winterson on Helen Keller
"It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone."Jeanette Winterson on Marilyn Monroe
"Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation for it is better to be alone than in bad company."Jeanette Winterson on George Washington
"I restore myself when I'm alone."Jeanette Winterson on Marilyn Monroe
"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."
"I believe in communication books communicate ideas and make bridges between people."