Instagram: 40 perfect quotes on life

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Instagram is about showing your best self so combine your perfect picture with a motivational quote about life in captions.

The best way to show your followers how much you appreciate life and how happy and content you are is to take a break from the funny captions and quote someone inspirational. Inspire others to be better with some of the life quotes below –

Quotes about life for Instagram captions

  1. “In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.” ― Robert Frost
  2. “I don’t know the question, but sex is definitely the answer.” ― Woody Allen
  3. “Life is pain, highness. Anyone who says differently is selling something.” ― William Goldman, William Goldman: Four Screenplays with Essays
  4. “The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.” ― Isaac Asimov
  5. “It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.” ― J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
  6. “I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.” – Douglas Adams, The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul
  7. “It may be unfair, but what happens in a few days, sometimes even a single day, can change the course of a whole lifetime…” ― Khaled Hosseini, The Kite Runner
  8. “If you don’t know where you’re going, any road’ll take you there” ― George Harrison
  9. “Where there is love there is life.” ― Mahatma Gandhi
  10. “Be mindful. Be grateful. Be positive. Be true. Be kind.” ― Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart
  11. “To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.” ― Oscar Wilde
  12. “We have to dare to be ourselves, however frightening or strange that self may prove to be.” ― May Sarton
  13. “Remember: the time you feel lonely is the time you most need to be by yourself. Life’s cruelest irony.” ― Douglas Coupland, Shampoo Planet
  14. “All the world is made of faith, and trust, and pixie dust.” ― J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan
  15. “The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.” ― Mark Twain
  16. “It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not.” ― Andre Gide, Autumn Leaves
  17. “Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.” ― Oscar Wilde
  18. “It isn’t what you have or who you are or where you are or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about it.” ― Dale Carnegie, How to Win Friends and Influence People
  19. “We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be.” ― Kurt Vonnegut, Mother Night
  20. “You cannot find peace by avoiding life.” ― Michael Cunningham, The Hours
  21. “There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” ― Albert Einstein
  22. “Life is a book and there are a thousand pages I have not yet read.” ― Cassandra Clare, Clockwork Princess
  23. “I’m not afraid of death; I just don’t want to be there when it happens.” ― Woody Allen
  24. “May you live every day of your life.” ― Jonathan Swift
  25. “Don’t be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart.” ― Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart
  26. “A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.” ― George Bernard Shaw
  27. “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” ― Albert Einstein
  28. “All God does is watch us and kill us when we get boring. We must never, ever be boring.” ― Chuck Palahniuk, Invisible Monsters
  29. “If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself.” ― Rick Riordan, The Lightning Thief
  30. “Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.” ― Mark Twain
  31. “Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.” ― Søren Kierkegaard
  32. “Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” ― George Bernard Shaw
  33. “Get busy living or get busy dying.” ― Stephen King, Different Seasons
  34. “Things change. And friends leave. Life doesn’t stop for anybody.” ― Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower
  35. “Life is what happens to us while we are making other plans.” ― Allen Saunders
  36. “Instead of worrying about what you cannot control, shift your energy to what you can create.” ― Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart
  37. “Sometimes I can hear my bones straining under the weight of all the lives I’m not living.” ― Jonathan Safran Foer, Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close
  38. “Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You.” ― Dr. Seuss, Happy Birthday to You!
  39. “The most important thing is to enjoy your life—to be happy—it’s all that matters.” ― Audrey Hepburn
  40. “I’m selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can’t handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don’t deserve me at my best.” ― Marilyn Monroe