14 Powerful Quotes for Bookstagram

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If you’re looking for inspiring book quotes for your Instagram captions, or just love sharing them, you will love this post. As a book blogger, I’m always on the hunt for quotes that resonate with my book-loving audience. So, I have made this blog post to share 14 powerful quotes that are perfect for social media, particularly Instagram. I think book lovers online will really enjoy these quotes. I have several Instagram reels that perform quite well whenever I include great quotes. So, I am sure you will love them. Make sure you use these in your upcoming Instagram posts.

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“We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.”― Oscar Wilde

Book : Lady Windermere’s Fan

14 Powerful Quotes for Bookstagram

Oscar Wilde was an Irish playwright, poet, and author famous for his sharp wit and many clever writings. He was a successful writer in London during the late Victorian era, especially known for his play The Importance of Being Earnest, which is still popular today.

It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.”― J.K. Rowling

Book : Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

J.K. Rowling is a British author best known for her the Harry Potter series, which has become one of the best-selling book series in history.

14 Powerful Quotes for Bookstagram

Books are the quietest and most constant of friends.”― Charles W. Eliot

Charles W. Eliot was an American academic who served as president of Harvard University. He was a key figure in the transformation of Harvard into a leading research institution. He was also a key influence in tranforming d the provincial college into the preeminent American research university. 

Until I feared I would lose it, I never loved to read. One does not love breathing.” ― Harper Lee

Book : To Kill a Mockingbird

Harper Lee was an American novelist best known for To Kill a Mockingbird. The book deals with serious issues such as racial injustice and moral growth.

14 Powerful Quotes for Bookstagram

Books are mirrors: you only see in them what you already have inside you.” ― Carlos Ruiz Zafón

Book : The Shadow of the Wind

Carlos Ruiz Zafón was a Spanish novelist known for his 2001 novel La sombra del viento (The Shadow of the Wind). The novel was sold over 15 million copies. He is also the winner of numerous awards. The book was included in the list of the one hundred best books in Spanish in the last twenty-five years.

14 Powerful Quotes for Bookstagram

“Libraries were full of ideas—perhaps the most dangerous and powerful of all weapons.”-Sarah J. Maas

Book : Throne of Glass

Sarah J. Maas is an American fantasy author known for her Throne of Glass series and A Court of Thorns and Roses series. As of 2024, she has sold over 38 million copies of her books. Her work has been translated into 38 languages.

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

Book :  Norwegian Wood

Haruki Murakami is a well-known contemporary Japanese writer. He is influenced by Western culture, especially American writers like Kurt Vonnegut and Richard Brautigan. His novels often reference classical music and songs. For example, Norwegian Wood is named after a Beatles song, and Dance, Dance, Dance may be inspired by The Dells or the Beach Boys.

14 Powerful Quotes for Bookstagram

“Not all those who wander are lost.”
― J.R.R. Tolkien

Book :  The Fellowship of the Ring

John Ronald Reuel Tolkien was a writer, artist, scholar, and linguist. He taught Old and Middle English and Old Norse at Oxford University for most of his life. His fantasy works, set in the imagined world of Middle-earth, explore universal themes like love, loss, courage, and betrayal, making them widely appealing.

“You can’t stay in your corner of the Forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes.”
― A.A. Milne

Book :  Winnie-the-Pooh

A. A. Milne was born in London, was educated at Westminster School and Trinity College, Cambridge. He is known for his critical stance against P. G. Wodehouse during World War II.

“Believe in Your Heart . Believe in your heart that you’re meant to live a life full of passion, purpose, magic and miracles.”
― Roy T. Bennett

Book :  The Light in the Heart

Roy T. Bennett is the author of The Light in the Heart. He shares positive thoughts and creative insights aimed at helping people lead successful and fulfilling lives.

14 Powerful Quotes for Bookstagram

“And now that you don’t have to be perfect, you can be good.” —John Steinbeck

Book :  East of Eden

American author John Steinbeck has authored 33 books, including The Grapes of WrathOf Mice and Men, and East of Eden. His works are primarily set in central California, exploring the themes of fate and injustice, focusing on downtrodden or everyman protagonists. 

“In spite of everything, I still believe people are really good at heart.” —Anne Frank

Book :  The Diary of Anne Frank

Anne Frank was a Jewish girl who fled from Nazi Germany to Amsterdam in 1934. During her years in hiding from 1942 until her capture in 1944, she kept a diary that was posthumously published in 1947.

“One must be careful of books, and what is inside them, for words have the power to change us.” —Cassandra Clare

Book :  The Infernal Devices

Cassandra Clare was born to American parents in Tehran, Iran, and has traveled extensively during her childhood. She wrote stories to entertain her classmates in high school and later worked at entertainment magazines and tabloids. She began writing her debut novel City of Bones in 2004, inspired by Manhattan, and turned to full-time writing in 2006.


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Stephy George

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