20 quotes about books that you can share as images

The best book quotes to share in social media

Quotes from famous writers are highly inspiring, but there is one problem – in times of information overload even the strongest words may come unnoticed.

Nowadays, the biggest challenge is to make words visible. Sharing the same idea as the text has much less impact than showing it in the image.

There are many quotes about books and reading that have been already visualized, some of them very beautifully, but some of the most convincing ones are still left behind.

Using the images to bring people closer to words may sound like a paradox, but it’s not. In fact, the quotes below are not pictures. They are the words saved as images, nothing else. But it works!

In times of the Internet, words become a very fast-moving commodity. One page refresh and they are gone from the Twitter stream or Facebook newsfeed. Same words, if they are preserved as images, can amuse you for much longer.

This selection of quotes-as-images is intended to fill the gap until new visualizations arrive and convince users to look… for more words.

50 most inspirational quotes from books

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An extended list of the most inspirational book quotes of all time: J.K. Rowling, Sylvia Plath, Oscar Wilde, Neil Gaiman, John Green, among others.

20 quotes about books that you can share as images

1

A book you finish reading is not the same book it was before you read it. –David Mitchell

A book you finish reading is not the same book it was before you read it.

– David Mitchell

2

Books are like mirrors: if a fool looks in, you cannot expect a genius to look out. - J.K. Rowling

Books are like mirrors: if a fool looks in, you cannot expect a genius to look out.

– J.K. Rowling

3

Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life. - Mark Twain

Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.

– Mark Twain

4

It is a good rule after reading a new book, never to allow yourself another new one till you have read an old one in between. - C.S. Lewis

It is a good rule after reading a new book, never to allow yourself another new one till you have read an old one in between.

– C.S. Lewis

5

Reading one book is like eating one potato chip. - Diane Duane

Reading one book is like eating one potato chip.

– Diane Duane

6

The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame. - Oscar Wilde

The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.

– Oscar Wilde

7

If a book is well written I always find it too short. - Jane Austen

If a book is well written I always find it too short.

– Jane Austen

8

Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him. - Maya Angelou

Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.

– Maya Angelou

9

Books are mirrors: you only see in them what you already have inside you. - Carlos Ruiz Zafon

Books are mirrors: you only see in them what you already have inside you.

– Carlos Ruiz Zafón

10

Everything in the world exists in order to end up as a book. - Stéphane Mallarmé

Everything in the world exists in order to end up as a book.

– Stéphane Mallarmé

11

I am a part of everything that I have read. - Theodore Roosevelt

I am a part of everything that I have read.

– Theodore Roosevelt

12

I am too fond of reading books to care to write them. - Oscar Wilde

I am too fond of reading books to care to write them.

– Oscar Wilde

13

If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking. - Haruki Murakami

If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.

– Haruki Murakami

14

Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself. - George Bernard Shaw

Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.

– George Bernard Shaw

15

You don't have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them. - Ray Bradbury

You don’t have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.

– Ray Bradbury

16

In the case of good books, the point is not to see how many of them you can get through, but rather how many can get through to you. - Mortimer Jerome Adler

In the case of good books, the point is not to see how many of them you can get through, but rather how many can get through to you.

– Mortimer Jerome Adler

17

If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all. - Oscar Wilde

If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.

– Oscar Wilde

18

Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world. - Voltaire

Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.

– Voltaire

19

If you have enough book space, I don't want to talk to you. - Terry Pratchett

If you have enough book space, I don’t want to talk to you.

– Terry Pratchett

20

The worst thing about new books is that they keep us from reading the old ones. - Joseph Joubert

The worst thing about new books is that they keep us from reading the old ones.

– Joseph Joubert

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