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35 home-made quotes about books, libraries, and reading

Home-made quotes about book libraries reading - coined and designed by Piotr Kowalczyk

Here is a growing selection of home-made quotes for modern book lovers.

Who doesn’t know the wonderful, extremely popular book quotes from J.K. Rowling, Neil Gaiman, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Oscar Wilde, or Toni Morrison?

Do you want more? There are thousands of other quotes about books, libraries, and reading on Goodreads.

Still hungry? Below, you’ll find the quotes that are not available anywhere else. Some are ready to share as images. Enjoy!

We are planning to create a list of book quotes from our readers. Stay tuned!

Note: The following quotes were coined and designed by Piotr Kowalczyk, the founder of Ebook Friendly, who is passionate about how books evolve in the digital times.

Best home-made quotes about books, libraries, and reading


I see a book, I see a coffee, I see a good day ahead. – Piotr Kowalczyk

I see a book, I see a coffee, I see a good day ahead.


If you think you know everything, you clearly haven’t been to a library for a long time.


Think of your future as a list of books you want to read.


Having a book, you are always the right person in the right place.


When you want to focus, start reading a book. And when you’ll read a good book, you won’t be able to focus on anything else.


It’s better to have a small bookshelf and a big mind than the other way around.


We have to change books, if we want books to change us. – Piotr Kowalczyk

We have to change books, if we want books to change us.


The opening line of a new book is the end of whom you have been so far.


Reading is an act of selfless help to oneself.


Where are you heading with your life? Each direction is good if there is a library along the way.


You borrow either books or money.


Read and be better. Don't read and just be. – A quote by Piotr Kowalczyk

Read and be better. Don’t read and just be.


Sometimes between the lines of a book you can find the meaning of your entire life.


Start reading books, and you will stop complaining about your life. Or the other way around.


The book is a login to an exciting world, no password required.


There is no chance you’ll read all books in the world, but there is a chance the one you read is the right one.


If you want to hear a sound of happiness, turn the page of a book.


The best place to make New Year resolutions is the nearest library.


My brain is proudly powered by books. – Piotr Kowalczyk

My brain is proudly powered by books.


Stop reading books, and your brain will start behaving like 404 error page.


Reading books can make you short-sighted. Not reading books is short-sighted.


A time spent with a book is lost only when you spend it on something else than reading.


You can always start reading a book tomorrow, but make sure to finish one today.


The book is not an escape from life but a shortcut to a better one. – Piotr Kowalczyk

The book is not an escape from life, but a shortcut to a better one.


You can read without understanding, but you cannot understand without reading.


To choose between print books and ebooks is like to choose between tea and coffee.


When you have problems, start reading. There’s nothing as calming as learning about problems of the others.


Some of us live to enjoy books. Some of us read to enjoy life.


The book doesn’t exist without someone who wants to read it.


Delight the book to the last stop.


Do your enemies a favor and stop reading books.


Pretending you read books is worse than admitting you don’t.


Someone somewhere will pay you for all the books you’ve read.


Book lover’s Sunday dream: to read in bed as if there were no Mondays.

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Quotes about books, libraries and reading – created by Piotr Kowalczyk

Quotes about books, libraries, reading. Credits: Piotr Kowalczyk

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Quotes about books – where to buy home decor and posters?

Do you want book quotes to be present in your real life, not only on a computer screen? Here are the sites that offer high-quality designs on a large selection of items, including posters, mugs, clothes, or tablet cases.

Etsy – it’s the top destination for anyone who wants to express the love for books. The largest marketplace with hand-crafted goods offers thousands of literary quotes – on posters, jewelry, personal items, electronic accessories, and clothes.

Redbubble – a marketplace for custom-designed items, including prints, stationery, cases & covers, or t-shirts. Opposite to other sites, such as CafePress, the quality of artwork is very high.

Zazzle – the site offers a huge variety of merchandise, from clothing, to home decor, to personal accessories. What’s more, users can upload their image and create their personal design.

Amazon Handmade – if you don’t want to sign up to other online stores, you can start exploring Amazon’s own section with hand-crafted items. It’s quickly growing, and you’ll find here posters, home decor, and stationery – also with book quotes.

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