320 Best Instagram Captions to Inspire You

August 19, 2022
Reading time16 minutes
Jaqueline Corradi
Jaqueline Corradi
Content Manager

Do you find it difficult to find the best Instagram captions for your post? That isn't such an uncommon feeling. Probably, you have already taken a great picture or recorded an amazing reel, but got stuck when publishing it because you didn't know what to write in the caption to make it interesting, and aligned with the image content.

Looking for references is a good way to find inspiration. For example, take a look at your favorite  Instagram profiles and what they have been writing in the captions. To help you with that, we have separated some of the best Instagram captions that you can use on your posts. Check it out!

Short Instagram Captions

1 - Oh, hey there!

2 - Just chilling

3 - Time for a change

4 - Just living life

5 - This week's photo dump

6 - Scroll →

7 - Sneak peek →

8 - (Product's name) in production in our factories.

9 - Loading …

10 - (Emoji relevant to your post)

11 - You can find me at (name of the place you always go)

12 - From the archives

13 - Mentally here

14 - Couldn't pick one

15 - Mood

16  - My favorite hour

17 - My go-to

18 - Good food good mood

19 - It starts with you

20 - But first, coffee

21 - Coming soon

22 - Days like these

23 - Nailed it

24 - Show your sparkle

25 - Yes or no?

26 - Taking it slow

27 - Once upon a time

28 - Immediately yes

29 - Weekend vibes

30 - New look

Quote Instagram Captions

31 - Get out there and live a little

32 - Life is better when you are laughing

33 - Look for the magic in every moment

34 - Vodka may not be the answer but it's worth a shot

35 - "The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall." - Nelson Mandela

36 - "You change the world by being yourself." - Yoko Ono

37 - "In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years." - Abraham Lincoln

38 - "What I know for sure is that speaking your truth is the most powerful tool we all have." - Oprah Winfrey

40 - "Everything you've ever wanted is on the other side of fear." - George Addair

41 - "My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style." -Maya Angelou

42 - "Embrace what makes you unique, even if it makes others uncomfortable." - Janelle Monae

43 - "You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream." - C.S. Lewis

44 - "Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving." -Albert Einstein

45 - "All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt." – Charles M. Schulz

46 - "Go confidently in the direction of your dreams." – Henry David Thoreau

47 - "If you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain." – Dolly Parton

48 - "The road to success is always under construction." – Lily Tomlin

49 - "Life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans." – John Lennon

50 - "We become what we think about." - Earl Nightingale

51 - "Always remember that you are absolutely unique. Just like everyone else." - Margaret Mead

52 - "The purpose of our lives is to be happy." - Dalai Lama

53 - "You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough." - Mae West

54 - "Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

55 - "Success isn’t about the end result, it’s about what you learn along the way." -Vera Wang

56 - "It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop." - Confucius

57 - "To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself." - Thich Nhat Hanh

58 - "Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game." – Babe Ruth

59 - "Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory." – Dr. Seuss

60 - "I can accept failure. Everyone fails at something. But I can’t accept not trying." - Michael Jordan

Business Instagram Captions

61 - "If you're offered a seat on a rocket ship, don't ask what seat. Just get on." -Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook

62 - We got the product in the pipeline ... check back for an exciting announcement on (date)!

63 - Diversity isn't a recruitment metric — it's an ingredient for success. At (name of the company), we thrive on the unique backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives of our people.

64 - Spot the CEO.

65 - At (company name), our best asset is our people.

66 - We had a great time with our customers. You guys rock!

67 - Thrilled to have (customer's name) at our office today! Come back any time. 😊

68 - Want to work with these awesome people, working on a lot of awesome things? We're hiring! Click the link in our bio to see our current openings.

69 - ( Product's name) made with love just for you.

70 - Check, check, one, two ... is this thing on? (Company's name) is now on Instagram! Follow us to learn about our culture, product, and (awesome) people.

71 - Handmade in (location) and delivered to your door.

72 - Check out our online store, link in bio.

73 - Our online store is open, come and check out our products specially made for you.

74 - Meet our team.

75 -(Company name) headquarter. 

Cute Instagram Captions

76 - Do whatever makes you happiest.

77 - I got it from my mama.

78 - Your smile is my favorite.

79 - Be kind.

80 - All I could ever want is right in front of me.

81 - You bring out the best in me.

82 - Don't give up on your dreams, keep sleeping.

83 - I like you more than chocolate.

84 - Cuddle time with the pup.

85 - Don’t mind me while I drink my tea 🍵

86 - My pup is the salsa to my whole enchilada.

87 - I hate it when I’m singing a song and the artist gets the words wrong.

88 - Me before you:🌱 Me after you: 🌻

89 - Being an adult is like folding a fitted sheet. No one really knows how.

90 - I'm not lazy, I'm in energy-saving mode.

91 - A real girl isn’t perfect and a perfect girl isn’t real.

92 - My favorite place is inside your hug.

93 - I need vitamin U.

94 - Be your own kind of beautiful.

95 - Be a voice, not an echo

96 - Do what feels good.

97 - No rain, no flowers.

98 - Half coffee, half human.

99 - Stay in your magic.

100 - Salty but sweet.

101 - You make my heart skip a beat.

102 - The best of me is yet to come.

103 - Sunday Funday.

104 - Be your own best friend.

105 - Life is better when you are laughing.

106 - Be yourself, there is no one better.

107 - Self-love is the best love.

108 - I am my own biggest crush.

109 - You make me egg-stra happy.

110 - Less is more.

Funny Instagram Captions

111 - When I feel like giving up on my dreams, I keep sleeping.

112 - *insert funny Instagram caption here*.

113 - Putting the ‘we’ in weird.

114 - We all have that one friend…

115 - Mirror: you look amazing today Camera: Nope, you don’t.

116 - But first, let me take 40 selfies until choosing one that actually works.

117 - I need a six-month holiday, twice a year.

118 - I tried to be normal once. Worst two minutes of my life!

119 - There are 16-year-olds competing at the Olympics and some of us (me) still push on "pull" doors.

120 - That awkward moment when you're wearing Nike's and you can't do it.

121 - All you need is love ... and investors. All you need is love and investors.

122 - They say "Do what you love and money will come to you." Let’s see what happens, I just ordered tamales.

123 - My favorite subject in school was recess.

124 - The best part about waking up is going to sleep eighteen hours later.

125 - Don't worry if plan A fails. There are 25 more letters in the alphabet.

126 - If you’re not supposed to eat at night, why is there a light bulb in the refrigerator?

127 - The first thing I do after coming to work is logging off.

128 - I used to think I was indecisive, but now I am not so sure.

129 - Google Maps said it's my turn.

130 - You think nothing is impossible? Try getting me out of bed before 12 PM.

131 - Cake is the answer, no matter the question.

132 - In my defense, I was left unsupervised.

133 - I’ve been on a diet for a week and all I lost was 14 days.

134 - Let’s taco ‘bout it!

135 - Your secrets are safe with me… I wasn’t even listening.

136 - I don’t think inside the box and I don’t think outside the box… I don’t even know where the box is. 

137 - It may look like I’m doing nothing, but in my head, I’m quite busy. 

138 - If you fall, I will be there. Signed: Floor.

139 - I don’t like violence but I don’t mind if I get hit by luck.

140 - People say "go big or go home" like going home is a bad thing. Heck yeah, I want to go home, and I’ll have a nap when I get there. 

141 - He who laughs last didn’t get it.

142 - Wine + dinner = winner

143 - Yesterday I really wanted tacos. Now I’m eating tacos. Follow your dreams.

144 - Reality called, so I hung up.

145 - The fridge is a clear example that what matters is on the inside.

146 - Life happens. Coffee helps.

147 - You never know what you have until you clean your room.

148 - An apple a day keeps everyone away if you throw it hard enough.

149 - Never let a man treat you anything less than Beyonce.

150 - When you're feeling downie, eat a brownie

Motivational Instagram Captions

151 - Say yes, take risks, and live life on your own terms.

152 - The impossible is now possible.

153 - Perseverance pays… a lot!

154 - Oops is always better than what if.

155 - If you want the opportunity to knock, it’s time to build a door.

156 - If you don’t believe in yourself, who will?

157 - I may not be there yet, but I’m closer than I was yesterday.

158 - It may be stormy now but it never rains forever.

159 - Dreams don’t have expiration dates, keep going.

160 - The best times begin at the end of your comfort zone.

161 - When nothing goes right, go left.

162 - "Success is making those who believed in you look brilliant." -Dharmesh Shah

163 - When you learn, teach. When you get, give.

164 - The difference between greatness and mediocrity is often how an individual views a mistake.

165 - A problem is a chance for you to do your best.

166 - You can’t cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water.

167 - When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor. 

168 - Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.

169 - Every exit is an entry somewhere else.

170 - Well done is better than well said.

171 - Follow your heart, but take your brain with you.

172 - Stress less and enjoy the best.

173 - Life is better when you're laughing.

174 - Find someone who brings out the best in you.

176 - Be the EXTRA in extraordinary.

177 - I’ve got hustle and heart.

178 - When life gives me lemons, I make lemonade and then sell it.

179 - You can beat me down but I’ll just jump back up.

180 - "The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams." – Eleanor Roosevelt

One Word Instagram Captions

181 - Me

182 - Us

183 - Love

184 - Yes!

185 - Goals

186 - Speechless

187 - OMG!

188 - Grateful

189 - Weekend

190 - Amazing

191 - Attitude

192 - Blessed

193 - Bravo

194 - Classic

195 - Dreaming

196 - Dreamer

197 - Epic

198 - Fabulous

199 - Fearless

200 - Fierce

201 - Flawless

202 - Focus

203 - Hustle

204 - Inspo

205 - Legendary

206 - Moments

207 - Magic

208 - LOL

209 - Nostalgia

210 - Reflections

211 - Serendipity

212 - Throwback

213 - Wanderlust

214 - Unforgettable

215 - Tasty

Song Lyrics for Instagram Captions

216 - "I'm gonna live like tomorrow doesn't exist." — Sia, "Chandelier"

217 - "I live for the nights that I can't remember, with the people that I won't forget." — Drake, "Show Me a Good Time"

218 - "You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one." — John Lennon, "Imagine"

219 - "Time makes you bolder." — Fleetwood Mac, "Landslide"

220 - "If I fail, if I succeed, at least I'll live as I believe." — Whitney Houston, "The Greatest Love of All"

221 - "Sing with me, sing for the years, sing for the laughter, sing for the tears." — Aerosmith, "Dream On"

222 - "I will overcome any hurdle or obstacle that’s in my path." — OutKast, "Knowing"

223 - "Eat, sleep, and breathe it. Rehearse and repeat it." — Dua Lipa, "New Rules"

224 - "And I know that I gotta be above it now. And I know that I can't let them bring me down." — Tame Impala, "Be Above It"

225 - "I'm on the pursuit of happiness and I know everything that shine ain't always gonna be gold, hey, I'll be fine once I get it, yeah, I'll be good." — Kid Cudi, "Pursuit of Happiness (Nightmare)"

226 - "There’s much more to life than dyin’ over your past mistakes and people who threw dirt on your name." — Lil Nas X, "Sun Goes Down"

227 - "You don't have to be like everybody else, you don't have to fit into the norm, you are not here to conform." — Marina, "Ancient Dreams in a Modern Land"

228 - "I’m no beauty queen, I’m just beautiful me." – Selena Gomez, "Who Says"

229 - "The best people in life are free." – Taylor Swift, "New Romantics"

230 - "You’ve got every right to a beautiful life." – Selena Gomez, "Who says"

231 - "Don’t criticize what you can’t understand." – Bob Dylan, "The Times They Are a-Changin"

232 - "To appreciate the sun, you gotta know what rain is." – J. Cole, "I’m Coming Home"

233 - "Find me where the wild things are." – Alessia Cara, "Wild Things"

234 - "Even though you’re fed up, you gotta keep your head up." – Tupac, "Keep Ya Head Up"

235 - "True confidence leaves no room for jealousy. When you know you are great, you have no need to hate." – Nicki Minaj

Seasonal Instagram Captions

Summer Instagram Captions

236 - Sea, sun, and smiles.

237 - Chasing the sun.

238 - Life is a beach.

239 - This is my resting beach place.

240 - Girls just wanna have sun.

242 - Happiness is a cold popsicle.

243 - Life is better by the pool.

Spring Instagram Captions

244 - Hello, spring!

245 - April showers bring May flowers.

246 - Currently soaking up the sun and smelling the roses. Please leave a message after the beep.

247 - "Here comes the sun, and I say... It's all right." — The Beatles

248 - Springing into the new season.

Fall Instagram Captions

249 - My favorite color is October.

250 - My favorite kind of weather.

251 - It's never too early for pumpkin spice.

252 - Pumpkin spice and everything nice.

253 - Leaves are falling, and autumn is calling.

254 - Falling never felt so good.

255 - Even the leaves fall for you.

Winter Instagram Captions

256 - Cozy nights. Good books. Hot chocolate.

257 - Do you want to build a snowman?

258 - Having snow much fun.

259 - A snowflake is winter’s butterfly.

260 - Keep calm and winter on.

261 - Let it snow.

262 - Winter is coming.

263 - Baby, it's cold outside.

264 - Hello, winter!

265 - One step closer to summer.

Holidays Instagram Captions

Halloween Instagram Captions

266 - You’re my favorite BOO!

267 - Creep it real.

268 - This is spooktacular.

269 - Trick or treat?

270 - Pumpkin and spice and everything nice.

Thanksgiving Instagram Captions

271 - Grateful. Thankful. Blessed.

272 - Who made the potato salad?

273 - There’s always something to be thankful for.

274 - To-do list: eat, drink, nap.

275 - Love at first bite.

276 - Gobble 'til you wobble.

Christmas Instagram Captions

277 - It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas.

278 - This is my Christmas list, don’t forget to check it twice.

279 - Hanging out under the mistletoe.

280 - This is the season to be jolly.

281 - Dear Santa, let's not talk about this.

282 - It’s Christmas time and I’m the gift.

283 - The best gift is to be present with the ones you love.

New Year's Instagram Captions

284 - "Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other." — Abraham Lincoln

285 - "Tomorrow is the first blank page of a 365-page book. Write a good one." — Brad Paisley

286 - Any excuse to wear glitter.

287 - Day 1 of 365.

288 - There are 12 months ahead of us to make a difference.

289 - The best has yet to come.

290 - Out with the old, in with the new.

291 - See you next year!

292 - Page 1 of 365.

293 - What, did you expect to see a clever caption? That’d be so last year.

294 - I remember last year like it was yesterday.

295 - "Thank U, Next".

Vacation Instagram Captions

296 - If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go first?

297 - Hope you’re enjoying work, I’ll just be chillin’ here in (destination).

298 - Time for an adventure!

299 - Be right back, exploring the world. 

300 - I travel because you can always get more money, but you can never get more time.

301 - Just gonna cross this off the bucket list…

302 - A chance to get away from the everyday.

303 - Work. Save. Travel. Repeat.

304 - Collect the moments, not the materials.

305 - An adventure to fill the soul.

306 - A change in latitude helps my attitude.

Selfie Instagram Captions

307 - Me, myself, and I.

308 - My favorite filter is reality.

309 - The greatest gift you can give someone is a smile.

310 - I don't need a hairstylist. My pillow gives me a new hairstyle every morning.

311 - Anything but basic.

312 - A selfie a day keeps the doctor away.

313 - Just me.

314 - Messy hair, don’t care.

315 - Woke up like this.

316 - Sometimes you have to create your own sunshine.

317 - I’m not short, I’m concentrated awesome.

318 - Born to stand out.

319 - Smile, it confuses people.

320 - Confidence level = selfie with no filter.

Choose Your Favorite Instagram Captions

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