Jeanette Winterson Quotes - Page 3I like the way the morning can be stormy and the afternoon clearand sparkly as a jewel in the water. Put your hand in the water toreach for a sea urchin or a sea shell, and the thing desired neverquite lies where you had lined it up to be. The same is true of love.In prospect or contemplation, love is where it seems to be. Reachin to lift it out and your hand missesJeanette WintersonMorning, Lying, Love Is5Copy quoteIn this life, you have to be your own hero.Jeanette WintersonHero, This Life2000 The. Power Book.2Copy quoteWhat's invisible to us is also crucial for our own well-being.Jeanette WintersonLiterature, Invisible, Well Being2Copy quote
journey.Jeanette WintersonBook, Journey, Emotional2Copy quoteWhat kills love? Only this: Neglect. Not to see you when you standbefore me. Not to think of you in the little things. Not to make theroad wide for you, the table spread for you. To choose you out ofhabit not desire, to pass the Ťower seller without a thought. Toleave the dishes unwashed, the bed unmade, to ignore you in themornings, make use of you at night. To crave another whilepecking your cheek. To say your name without hearing it, toassume it is mine to call.Jeanette WintersonMorning, Flower, Night2Copy quotePain is very often a maimed creature without a mouth.Jeanette WintersonPain, Mouths, Creatures"Shafts of sunlight". . November 15, 2008. 2Copy quoteThat is what literature oſers—a language powerful enough to sayhow it is. It isn't a hiding place. It is a ţnding place.