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200 Clever Instagram Captions For Your Next Post

No matter what your Insta style might be, we’re sure you can find something here to make your post really shine. Fortunately for you, we’ve compiled a list of 200 clever Instagram captions for your photos.

Posted 2 years ago

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Alex Rosone
Posted 2 years ago
Looking to take your Instagram posts to the next level? Of course, you do or you wouldn’t be here reading this listicle! While the main image or Reel is important, the real art form comes in the shape of your caption. If you want your post to stand out on your followers’ feeds, you need to have a way with words. The perfect caption should match the aesthetic of your grid, communicate the vibe of your post, and engage your followers. Be it a quote, a lyric, an inside joke, or something more straightforward, your caption sets the tone. Fortunately for you, we’ve compiled a list of 200 clever Instagram captions for your photos. No matter what your Insta style might be, we’re sure you can find something here to make your post really shine.
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    For Selfies

    1. Me, Myself, and I
    2. #SelfieSunday
    3. First, let me take a selfie.
    4. I don’t always take a selfie, but when I do…
    5. Just me
    6. Smile! The happiness is right under your nose.
    7. Doing me
    8. But first, let me take 40 selfies until choosing one that actually works.
    9. What’s a queen without her king? (Historically speaking, more powerful …)
    10. I woke up like this
    11. Messy bun and having fun!
    12. I got it from my mama.
    13. Typical me
    14. Maybe she’s born with it, maybe it’s the Clarendon filter.
    15. Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken.
    16. You can’t dull my shine.
    17. I’m an acquired taste. If you don’t like me, acquire some taste.
    18. Classic me

    For Friend Shots

    1. #SquadGoals
    2. We’re sunshine mixed with a little hurricane
    3. A good friend might know your wild stories but your best friend was right there with you
    4. I would never let my best friend do anything stupid…alone
    5. #BFFGoals
    6. Seven billion smiles and these are my favorite.
    7. Putting the ‘we’ in ‘weird.’
    8. Find someone who brings out the best in you.
    9. We all have that one friend…
    10. We tried to be normal one … worst two minutes of our lives!
    11. A best friend is like your favorite bra: supportive, comfortable, hard to find, and close to your heart
    12. Friends are like stars, constantly coming and going, but the ones that stay burn as bright as the sun

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    For Bae

    1. You’re like a four-leaf clover: hard to find and lucky to have!
    2. Your smile is my favorite.
    3. In love with my best friend.
    4. Life’s better when I’m with you.
    5. All I ever wanted is right in front of me.
    6. He/she/they bring out the best in me.
    7. #ManCrushMonday / #WomanCrushWednesday
    8. I can’t see heaven being much better than this.
    9. A day with you is a day well spent!
    10. You’re the ___ to my ___.
    11. Together is my favorite place to be.
    12. Home is wherever I’m with you.
    13. I love you even when I’m hungry.


    1. “Having the dream is easy, making it come true is hard” – Serena Williams
    2. “Be heroes of your own stories” – Constance Wu
    3. “I’m gonna live like tomorrow doesn’t exist.” — Sia
    4. “Hella fine and it works every time” – Ariana Grande
    5. “Feeling good living better.” — Drake
    6. “The rest of the world was in black and white, but we were in screaming color.” — Taylor Swift
    7. “Live in the sunshine. Swim in the sea. Drink in the wild air.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson
    8. “We aren’t ever getting older.” — Chainsmokers
    9. “Life without dreaming is a life without meaning.” – Wale
    10. “She believed she could, so she did.” – R.S. Grey
    11. “I live for the nights that I can’t remember, with the people that I won’t forget.” — Drake
    12. “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
    13. “You may say I’m a dreamer, but I’m not the only one.” — John Lennon
    14. “If you give, you begin to live.” — Dave Matthews Band
    15. “The question isn’t who is going to let me: it’s who is going to stop me.” -Ayn Rand
    16. “If you can’t convince them, confuse them.” -Harry Truman
    17. “Be a little more you, and a lot less them.” – Madalyn Beck
    18. “I’m way up, I feel blessed.” — Drake
    19. “Eat, sleep, and breathe it. Rehearse and repeat it.” — Dua Lipa
    20. “I don’t know where I’m going, but I promise it won’t be boring.” – David Bowie
    21. “There’s a dream that I’ve been chasing want so badly for it to be reality” – Justin Bieber
    22. “Success is making those who believed in you look brilliant.” -Dharmesh Shah


    1. Yes or no?
    2. What do we think of this look?
    3. Trivia Time: How Many People Have Tried ___ ?
    4. Miss me?
    5. How’s everyone doing?
    6. What’s everyone up to this weekend?
    7. Has anyone else been here before?
    8. What’s on your mind?
    9. What do you think of the view?


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    1. Don’t trust everything you see…even salt can look like sugar.
    2. Everyone has a chapter they don’t read aloud.
    3. Too lit to quit
    4. I’m just a girl standing in front of a camera asking if this is Instagram-worthy?
    5. They call me ranch ‘cuz I be dressing
    6. Well, enough about me. Let’s talk about you. What do you think about me?
    7. Looks aren’t everything but I have them just in case.
    8. Too glam to give a damn!
    9. My life, my rules.
    10. When I feel like giving up on my dreams, I keep sleeping.
    11. If I was funny, I’d have a better caption.
    12. We’re all born a little crazy, some of us just choose to stay that way
    13. Don’t be average. Be savage.
    14. I found your nose. It was in my business.
    15. An apple a day will keep anyone away if you throw it hard enough.


    1. Summer Lovin’
    2. Summer Girls
    3. ‘Tis the Season
    4. FALLing for you
    5. Resolutions are made to be broken.
    6. Any excuse to wear glitter
    7. Roses are red. Violets are blue. Consider this post my Valentine to you.
    8. Feeling hot, hot, hot
    9. Sun, sand, sea, and smiles
    10. Pumpkin spice and everything nice
    11. Creep it real
    12. How to eat candy corn: don’t.
    13. On a veggie diet this Thanksgiving: Carrot cake and pumpkin pie.
    14. Bad day to be a turkey.
    15. You sleigh me.
    16. Rebel Without a Claus
    17. Girls just want to have sun.
    18. Sweater weather
    19. Meet me in the corn maze.
    20. Do you want to build a snowman?
    21. Merry and brrrrrrright
    22. Wishing you a latke love this Hanukkah.
    23. One little candle can light up an entire room.
    24. Deck the halls with matzo balls!
    25. Hello, spring!
    26. April showers bring May flowers.
    27. Bow down, witches!
    28. Spooktacular
    29. If you’ve got it, haunt it!
    30. Hangin’ out under the mistletoe
    31. It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas.
    32. Chasin’ the sun
    33. Hello, sunshine!
    34. Blue skies, high tides, good vibes
    35. I’m dreaming of a white Christmas. But if the white runs out, pour me some red!
    36. Don’t get your tinsel in a tangle
    37. Bottoms up, Grinches
    38. New year, new me
    39. Life’s a beach
    40. Eat, sleep, tan, repeat
    41. Life is better with sand between your toes.
    42. Resting beach face


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    1. Wanderlust
    2. Those who do not travel only read one page.
    3. I need a six-month vacation, twice a year.
    4. Be back never.
    5. Travel is an investment in yourself.
    6. I can sea clearly now.
    7. Happiness comes in waves.
    8. A change in latitude helps my attitude.
    9. The journey is always the best part.
    10. Catch flights, not feelings
    11. Well … are you coming?
    12. Where to next?
    13. It’s rude to keep vacation waiting!
    14. Passports and palm trees
    15. Leavin’ on a jet plane
    16. Jetsetting
    17. Living on Earth is expensive, but it does include a free trip around the sun.
    18. Work, save, travel, repeat
    19. Time for an adventure!
    20. Off to see the world. Don’t text.
    21. BRB, exploring the world.
    22. Always take the scenic route.
    23. Excuse me while I cross this off my bucket list…
    24. Vacation calories don’t count!
    25. If you’re looking for me, you can find me at the edge of my comfort zone.


    1. Let the rivers be your guide.
    2. Fresh air is the best air.
    3. By getting lost in nature, you can find yourself.
    4. The mountains are calling, and I must go.
    5. Wherever you go, leave a trail.
    6. If you’re looking for heaven on Earth, step outside.


    1. Be the person you needed when you were a kid.
    2. It’s a great day to have a great day.
    3. Never sacrifice three things: family, love, and or yourself
    4. Life is about taking chances and having fun
    5. Be anything but predictable.
    6. Keep your heels, head, and standard high.
    7. So grateful for this moment.
    8. Leave a little sparkle everywhere you go.
    9. Life is only as legendary as you make it.
    10. Good vibes only
    11. Don’t take life too seriously. Nobody gets out alive anyway.
    12. If I don’t post a picture, did it even really happen?
    13. Creating a life I love
    14. Filling my mind with happy thoughts and my life with happy moments
    15. It’s always a good idea to be on the right side of history.

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    1. Good food, good mood
    2. Phone eats first
    3. #TacoTuesday
    4. I doubt Vodka is the answer, but it’s worth a shot.
    5. I’m on a see-food diet. I see food, and I eat it.
    6. Always get the second scoop.
    7. Foods before dudes
    8. Pasta la vista
    9. You can’t live a full life on an empty stomach!
    10. Depresso without espresso
    11. Caffeine Queen
    12. Yep. Another food pic.

    For Pets

    1. Pawfection
    2. Man’s best friend
    3. Who let the dogs out?
    4. Be the kind of person your pet thinks you are.
    5. My pet thinks I’m a big deal.
    6. Sorry … can’t hang out. My pet and I have plans.
    7. If you have a pet’s love, you have everything.
    8. Purrfection
    9. Home is where my pet is
    10. Fur real though
    11. I’m feline good today
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