140 Instagram Quotes to Inspire Love

Looking for the best Instagram quotes for your bio that inspire and spread love?

Instagram is one of the world’s biggest social media platforms today.

According to recent statistics, the social networking app boasts over 1 billion monthly active users.

Such popularity makes it a powerful platform to connect, engage, and influence others.

It also makes it a great place for sharing inspirational narratives and spreading love and positivity.

While a picture is worth a thousand words, words can improve a picture by telling a story, providing context, or triggering curiosity.

Instagram captions are a great opportunity to tell a powerful story and give information that the audience can’t see for themselves.

To help you channel the positive power of Instagram and help brighten you audience’s day, we’ve gathered these Instagram quotes that you can use for your Instagram captions (and these Instagram bio quotes for the perfect bio).

Use them to spread love to yourself and others.

We also have a selection of cool selfie quotes and captions to help you craft a badass social media presence.

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See the rest of our quote database for even more inspirational ideas and thoughts.

Powerful Instagram quotes to inspire love

1. “There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved.” –  George Sand

2. “Don’t brood. Get on with living and loving. You don’t have forever.”— Leo Buscaglia

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3. “Love in its essence is spiritual fire.”— Seneca

4. “We love the things we love for what they are.”— Robert Frost

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5. “Love is like a good cake; you never know when it’s coming, but you’d better eat it when it does!”― C. JoyBell C.

6. “You don’t love someone because they’re perfect. You love them in spite of the fact that they’re not.” – Jodi Picoult

7. “Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we cannot live within.”— James Baldwin

8. “Ultimately, it is the desire, not the desired, that we love.” – Friedrich Nietzsche 

9. “Love is not maximum emotion. Love is maximum commitment.” ― Dr. Sinclair Ferguson

10. “Love For All; Hatred for None” ― Mirza Nasir Ahmad

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11. “The only thing we never get enough of is love; and the only thing we never give enough of is love.”— Henry Miller

12. “A flower cannot blossom without sunshine, and man cannot live without love.” – Max Muller

13. “Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.”—Robert A. Heinlein

14. “At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.”— Plato

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15. “Where there is great love, there are always miracles.” – Willa Cather

16. “Better to have lost and loved than never to have loved at all.”– Hemingway

17. “To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already 3-parts dead.” – Bertrand Russell

18. “Love is a divine being.”― Lailah Gifty Akita

19. “A loving heart is the truest wisdom.” –  Charles Dickens

20. “To be brave is to love someone unconditionally, without expecting anything in return.” – Madonna

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21. “Those who love deeply never grow old; they may die of old age, but they die young.” –  Sir Arthur Pinero

22. “Self-love is the source of all our other loves.” – Pierre Corneille

23. “The greater your capacity to love, the greater your capacity to feel the pain.”– Jennifer Aniston

24. “Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.”—Lao Tzu

25. “The art of love is largely the art of persistence.”— Albert Ellis

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26. “Nobody has ever measured, not even poets, how much a heart can hold.” – Zelda Fitzgerald

27. “Love, it never dies. It never goes away, it never fades, so long as you hang on to it. Love can make you immortal” – Gayle Forman

28. “Hate generalizes, love specifies”― Robin Morgan

29. “One day spent with someone you love can change everything.” – Mitch Albom

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30. “Everything that you love, you will eventually lose, but in the end, love will return in a different form.” – Franz Kafka

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31. “Love means never having to say you’re sorry.”– Ali MacGraw

32. “The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved – loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.” – Victor Hugo

33. “The more the soul knows, the more she loves, and loving much, she tastes much.” –  W. H. Murray

34. “Love is what you’ve been through with somebody.” – James Thurber

35. “If you would be loved, love, and be loveable.”— Benjamin Franklin

36. “A bird cannot fly with broken wings. Your heart cannot love without learning to heal.”― Kemi Sogunle

37. “Our first and last love is self-love.”—Christian Nestell Bovee

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38. “Love is a great master. It teaches us to be what we never were.” – Moliere

39. ”My wish is that you may be loved to the point of madness.” – André Breton

40. “And if our hands should meet in another dream, we shall build another tower in the sky.” ― Kahlil Gibran

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41. “Love is the extremely difficult realization that something other than oneself is real.” – Iris Murdoch

42. ”The highest function of love is that it makes the loved one a unique and irreplaceable being.” – Tom Robbins

43. “The only language you need is the language of the heart – love.”― Simran Silva

44. “Love is just a word, but you bring it definition.”– Eminem

45. “We loved with a love that was more than love.” – Edgar Allan Poe

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46. “The first duty of love is to listen.”—Paul Tillich

47. “Love does not dominate; it cultivates.”— Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

48. One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life: that word is love.” – Sophocles

49. ”There is nothing I would not do for those who are really my friends. I have no notion of loving people by halves, it is not my nature.” – Jane Austen

50. “Remember that the most valuable antiques are dear old friends.” –  H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

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51. ”To be fully seen by somebody, then, and be loved anyhow – this is a human offering that can border on miraculous.” – Elizabeth Gilbert

52. “Love is the flower you’ve got to let grow.” – John Lennon

53. “Let the love not escape from within.”― Suchet Chaturvedi

54. “True love comes quietly, without banners or flashing lights. If you hear bells, get your ears checked.” – Erich Segal

55. “We are most alive when we’re in love.”— John Updike

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56. “Love cures people—both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.”—Karl A. Menninger

57. Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.” – Marcel Proust

58. “Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.” –  Washington Irving

59. “There are no strangers here; Only friends you haven’t yet met.” – William Butler Yeats

60. “The most beautiful discovery true friends make is that they can grow separately without growing apart.” – Elisabeth Foley

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61. “A simple ‘I love you’ means more than money.”– Frank Sinatra

62. Love does not claim possession, but gives freedom.” – Rabindranath Tagore

63. “Love is flower like; Friendship is like a sheltering tree.” – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

64. “The love we give away is the only love we keep.”— Elbert Hubbard

65. “If I know what love is, it is because of you.” – Hermann Hesse

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66. “Love is the greatest refreshment in life.” – Pablo Picasso

67. “A loving heart is the beginning of all knowledge.” – Thomas Carlyle

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68. “Man’s best support is a very dear friend.” – Cicero

69. “Love is ease.” ― Noorilhuda

70. “Spread love everywhere you go.” – Mother Teresa

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71. “Love is a promise; love is a souvenir, once given never forgotten, never let it disappear.”– John Lennon

72. “I’m gonna fight for you until your heart stops beating.” – Stephenie Meyer

73. “Life is a game and true love is a trophy.” –  Rufus Wainwright

74. “One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life: That word is love.”— Sophocles

75. “A life lived in love will never be dull.” – Leo Buscaglia

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76. “You never lose by loving. You always lose by holding back.” – Barbara de Angelis

77. “It’s not what we have, but who we have.” – Winnie The Pooh

78. “Love is an endless act of forgiveness. Forgiveness is me giving up the right to hurt you for hurting me.”- Beyonce

79. “The only thing that really matters in life is to love and be loved.” ― Andrew Critchley

80. “Be in love with your life. Every minute of it.”—Jack Kerouac

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81. “Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.”– Aristotle

82. “Share your smile with the world. It’s a symbol of friendship and peace.” –  Christie Brinkley

83. “True love is selfless. It is prepared to sacrifice.” – Sadhu Vaswani

84. We need not think alike to love alike.” – John Wesley

85. “The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love.”— Hubert H. Humphrey

86. “To love someone means to see them as God intended them.” – Fyodor Dostoyevsky

87. “Trust your intuition and be guided by love.” – Charles Eisenstein

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88.) “For small creatures such as we, the vastness is bearable only through love.” – Carl Sagan

89. “There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship.” – Thomas Aquinas

90. “The best thing to hold onto in life is each other.” –  Audrey Hepburn

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91. “I have learned that to be with those I like is enough.” – Walt Whitman

92. “One must not trifle with love.” –  Alfred de Musset

93. “Constant use had not worn ragged the fabric of their friendship.” – Dorothy Parker

94. “And in the end, the love you take, is equal to the love you make.”— Paul McCartney

95. “There is nothing more truly artistic than to love people.” – Vincent van Gogh

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96. “We love because it’s the only true adventure.” – Nikki Giovanni

97. “If you wish to be loved, show more of your faults than your virtues.” – Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

98. “I get by with a little help from my friends.” – The Beatles

99. “Let us come alive to the splendor that is all around us, and see the beauty in ordinary things.”—Thomas Merton

100. “Don’t ever think you are nothing. Somewhere along the line, there is going to be someone who thinks you are everything.” ― MHS Pourri

101. “Those who listen with their hearts will begin to see patterns everywhere.” ― Grace-Naomi

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102. “The most important thing in life is to learn how to give out love, and to let it come in.” — Morrie Schwart

103. “Love will find a way through paths where wolves fear to prey.” — Lord Byron

104. “Love is a friendship set to music.” —Joseph Campbell

105. “Love your enemies, for they tell you your faults.” —Benjamin Franklin

106. “Love is of all the passions the strongest, for it attacks simultaneously the head, the heart, and the senses.” ― Lao Tzu

107. “He who falls in love with himself will have no rivals.” — Benjamin Franklin

108. “You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.” ― Dr. Seuss

109. “A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.” – Elbert Hubbard

110. “We accept the love we think we deserve.” ― Stephen Chbosky

111. “There is never a time or place for true love. It happens accidentally, in a heartbeat, in a single flashing, throbbing moment.” – Sarah Dessen

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Instagram Quotes and Captions On Nature

112. “I’ve seen the majestic beauty of nature and the overwhelming perfection of it. To me, there’s nothing closer to God than that.” – Cote De Pablo

113. “Nature will bear the closest inspection. She invites us to lay our eye level with her smallest leaf, and take an insect view of its plain.” – Henry David Thoreau

114. “For in the true nature of things, if we rightly consider every green tree is far more glorious than if it were made of Gold and Silver.” – MLK

115. “If you truly love nature, you will find beauty everywhere.” – Laura Ingalls Wilder

116. “Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.” – Lao Tzu

117. “There’s a sunrise and a sunset every single day, and they’re absolutely free. Don’t miss so many of them.” – Jo Walton

118. “Nature is one of the most underutilized treasures in life. It has the power to unburden hearts and reconnect to that inner place of peace.” – Janice Anderson

119. “Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” – Albert Einstein

120. “The earth has music for those who listen.” – George Santayana

121. “Nature loves courage. You make the commitment and nature will respond to that commitment by removing impossible obstacles. Dream the impossible dream and the world will not grind you under, it will lift you up.” – Terence McKenna

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122. “A selfie has more face and fewer feelings.” ― Amit Kalantri

123. “Uncoincidentally, Instagram was also the first social-media platform to which the only sane reaction was hate.” ― Jarett Kobek

124. “If traveling was free, you will see me only in Facebook or Instagram.” ― Biju Karakkonam

125. “In a social media world, the danger is being overexposed and when something is overexposed it is no longer interesting…if ever it was.” ― Donna Lynn Hope

126. “We sometimes take photos (or record a video) so that we can later see what was happening while we were busy taking photos (or recording a video).” ― Mokokoma Mokhonoana

127. “Instagram, as well as all other social media platforms, is meant to complement your main marketing efforts for your business, not take over them.” ― Kevin J. Donaldson

128. “The confusion created by mode of fictitious imagery, staged to produce a perceived idea of character or life, does only that – confuses.” ― Nicole Bonomi

129. “Life is more than having perfect photographs edited via some random applications.

It’s imperfect, each and every moment, one by one.” ― Crestless Wave

130. “If only people tried to connect with the heart the way they do with Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.” ― D’Andre Lampkin

131. “The ‘Instagram Generation’ now experiences the present as an anticipated memory.” ― Daniel Kahneman

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132. “People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.” — George Bernard Shaw

133. “Do or do not. There is no try.” — Yoda

134. “Whatever we believe about ourselves and our ability comes true for us.” — Susan L. Taylor

135. “Impossible is just an opinion.” — Paulo Coelho

136. “Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” — Arthur Ashe

137. “There are no traffic jams on the extra mile.” — Zig Ziglar

138. “Without hard work, nothing grows but weeds.” – Gordon B. Hinckley

139. “The greater the difficulty, the more the glory in surmounting it.” ― Epicurus

140. “Luck is great, but most of life is hard work.” – Iain Duncan Smith

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Although social media can sometimes lead to bullying and negativity, it can also be a place for positivity, diversity, and support.

As one of the most successful social networks today, Instagram provides a great opportunity to inspire and uplift others.

Hopefully, these quotes will help you inspire love using your Instagram channel.

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