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A growing selection of book quotes that are being created by our team of 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.
All the quotes have been coined by our team members. We are creating new ideas, so you can be sure we’ll add the best ones to the list.
Do you have a thought about books or reading that you’re particularly proud about? Make sure to share it in the comments below, together with a link to your blog or social media profile.
We are planning to create a list of book quotes from our readers. Stay tuned!
35 newly coined quotes about books, libraries, and reading
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 round.
We have to change books, if we want books to change us.
The opening line of a new book is the end of who you have been so far.
Reading is an act of selfless help to yourself.
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.
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 round.
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.
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.
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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New quotes about books, libraries and reading
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Quotes about books – where to buy home decor
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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Best gifts to give book lovers in 2020
Based on ratings and reviews from top online stores.
Booklover’s wine glass
The 17 oz stemless wine glass features a hand-engraved text “When I think about books, I touch my shelf.” The glass is dishwasher safe and comes in individual box to ensure safe delivery.
Average rating: 4.9/5
Sleep mask and headphones in one – perfect for audiobooks
The eye mask adopts 3D ergonomic technology to block out 100% of external light and features ultra-thin Bluetooth speakers with 8-hour playtime!
Average rating: 4.3/5
Sofa and bed organizer – perfect for books and e-readers
This updated bedside and sofa storage caddy is made of premium felt and can hold heaver things than ever before. It features four large pockets and 2 holes for charging cables.
Average rating: 4.4/5