Jeanette Winterson

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    It's true that heroes are inspiring, but mustn't they also do some rescuing if they are to be worthy of their name? Would Wonder Woman matter if she only sent commiserating telegrams to the distressed?
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    After every ''victory'' you have more enemies.
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    Art saved me; it got me through my depression and self-loathing, back to a place of innocence.
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    As your lover describes you, so you are.
    Source: Sexing the Cherry (2007) 57
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    But not all dark places need light, I have to remember that.
    Source: Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit (2007) 172
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    Do it from the heart or not at all.
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    Don't regret your life, child, it will pass soon enough.
    Source: Lighthousekeeping (2006) 116
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    History is not a suicide note, it is a record of our survival.
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    However it is debased or misinterpreted, love is a redemptive feature. To focus on one individual so that their desires become superior to yours is a very cleansing experience.
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    I am a writer who happens to love women. I am not a lesbian who happens to write.
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    I believe in communication; books communicate ideas and make bridges between people.
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    I do not accept that life has an ordinary shape, or that there is anything ordinary about life at all. We make it ordinary, but it is not.
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    I don't know which is worse: to be wrongfully accused or mistakenly understood.
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    I don't understand why people talk of art as a luxury when it's a mind-altering possibility.
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    I knew it like destiny, and at the same time, I knew it as choice.
    Source: Lighthousekeeping (2006) 186
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