200 Instagram Captions about Love


We’ve compiled over 200 of our favorite love captions for Instagram photos in this article. You’ll find short love captions, love captions for couples, love captions for him, love captions for her, romantic love captions, sexy captions about love, kissing captions, boyfriend captions, true love quotes, I Love You quotes, falling in love quotes, and everything else in between. There’s even self love quotes and love captions in other languages. Whatever type of love caption for Instagram that you may need, we’re betting we’ve got it below!

Short Love Captions for Instagram

When you’re looking for love quotes for Instagram captions, you need them to be short and sweet.

Use one of these short love captions below, or for a more specific type of love quote, scroll down further to use one of the phrases from one of our other headings below (such as True Love Quotes, Falling in Love Quotes, Love Captions for Couples, Romantic Love Captions, and a handful of other specific types of quotes on love and romance.)

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

In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities.” ― Janos Arany

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

“Lovers don’t finally meet somewhere. They’re in each other all along.” ― Mawlana Jalal-al-Din Rumi

“You stole my heart, but I’ll let you keep it.” ― Unknown

“I am catastrophically in love with you.” ― Cassandra Clare, Clockwork Princess

“Life is the flower for which love is the honey.” — Victor Hugo

“We loved with a love that was more than love.” ― Edgar Allen Poe

“When love is not madness, it is not love.” ― Pedro Calderon de la Barca

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

“Love is like the wind: you can’t see it, but you can feel it.” ― Nicholas Sparks, A Walk to Remember

“Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.” ― Robert Frost

“Never love anyone who treats you like you’re ordinary.” ― Oscar Wilde

“Where there is love there is life.” ― Mahatma Gandhi

“We accept the love we think we deserve.” ― Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower

“One love, one heart, one destiny.” ― Robert Marley

Falling in Love Quotes

These love quotes are specifically about falling in love and what it feels like to fall in love. Since they’re also relatively short, they also make perfect love captions for Instagram photos when you’re already long-past the point of catching feelings and want to confess your true heart to the world.

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“Falling in love is when she falls asleep in your arms and wakes up in your dreams.” ― Unknown

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

“As he read, I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, and then all at once.” ― John Green, The Fault in Our Stars

“One does not fall ‘in’ or ‘out’ of love. One grows in love.” ― Leo Buscaglia

“Never frown when you are sad. You never know who is falling in love with your smile.” ― Unknown

“If you want me to fall for you, you’ve got to give me something worth tripping over.” ― Unknown

“They say you only fall in love once, but that can’t be true. Every time I look at you, I fall in love all over again.” ― Unknown

“Meeting you was fate, becoming your friend was a choice, but falling in love with you I had no control over.” ― Unknown

“It’s so easy to fall in love but hard to find someone who will catch you.” ― Unknown

“I fell in love with the way you touched me without using your hands.” ― Unknown

“I’ve fallen in love many times―but always with you.” ― Unknown

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Love Captions for Her

These are love quotes for her and about her. If you have a special woman in your life, and you want to show her how you feel, use these love captions for her on Instagram or anywhere else to confess your adoration.

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“You may not be her first, her last, or her only. She loved before; she may love again. But if she loves you now, what else matters? She’s not perfect—you aren’t either, and the two of you may never be perfect together, but if she can make you laugh, cause you to think twice, and admit to being human and making mistakes, hold onto her and give her the most you can. She may not be thinking about you every second of the day, but she will give you a part of her that she knows you can break—her heart. So don’t hurt her, don’t change her, don’t analyze and don’t expect more than she can give. Smile when she makes you happy, let her know when she makes you mad, and miss her when she’s not there.”
― Bob Marley

“If she’s amazing, she won’t be easy. If she’s easy, she won’t be amazing. If she’s worth it, you wont give up. If you give up, you’re not worthy. … Truth is, everybody is going to hurt you; you just gotta find the ones worth suffering for.”
― Bob Marley

“I am nothing special, of this I am sure. I am a common man with common thoughts and I’ve led a common life. There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten, but I’ve loved another with all my heart and soul, and to me, this has always been enough.”
― Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook

“Once upon a time there was a boy who loved a girl, and her laughter was a question he wanted to spend his whole life answering.”
― Nicole Krauss, The History of Love

“If you like her, if she makes you happy, and if you feel like you know her—then don’t let her go.”
― Nicholas Sparks, Message in a Bottle

“I loved her against reason, against promise, against peace, against hope, against happiness, against all discouragement that could be.”
― Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

“And in her smile I see something more beautiful than the stars.” ― Beth Revis, Across the Universe

“I fell in love with her courage, her sincerity, and her flaming self respect. And it’s these things I’d believe in, even if the whole world indulged in wild suspicions that she wasn’t all she should be. I love her and it is the beginning of everything.”
― F. Scott Fitzgerald

“When in a relationship, a real man doesn’t make his woman jealous of others, he makes others jealous of his woman.”
― Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

“Do you know what it’s like to love someone so much that you can’t see yourself without picturing her? Or what it’s like to touch someone and feel like you’ve come home?” ― Jodi Picoult, The Pact

“Falling in love is when she falls asleep in your arms and wakes up in your dreams.” ― Unknown

“Do you think I’m pretty?
I think you’re beautiful.
Beautiful?
You are so beautiful it hurts sometimes.”
― Richelle Mead, Vampire Academy

Love Captions for Him

These are love quotes for him and about him. If you have a special man in your life, and you want to show him how you feel, use these Instagram love captions for him to confess your adoration.

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“He’s more myself than I am. Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.”
― Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights

“As he read, I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, and then all at once.”
― John Green, The Fault in Our Stars

“One day you will kiss a man you can’t breathe without and find that breath is of little consequence.”
― Karen Marie Moning, Bloodfever

“Then I realize what it is. It’s him. Something about him makes me feel like I am about to fall. Or turn to liquid. Or burst into flames.”
― Veronica Roth, Divergent

“I fell in love with him. But I don’t just stay with him by default as if there’s no one else available to me. I stay with him because I choose to, every day that I wake up, every day that we fight or lie to each other or disappoint each other. I choose him over and over again, and he chooses me.”
― Veronica Roth, Allegiant

“You only need one man to love you. But him to love you free like a wildfire, crazy like the moon, always like tomorrow, sudden like an inhale and overcoming like the tides. Only one man and all of this.”
― C. JoyBell C.

“…he had a way of taking your hand which made it clear he’d have to be the one to let go.”
― Alice Hoffman, Local Girls

“They asked him, ‘How’s your life?’ He smiled and answered, ‘She is fine.'” ― Unknown

Romantic Love Quotes and Love Captions for Instagram

These are some of the most romantic love quotes we’ve ever heard and are also our absolute favorite love captions for Instagram photos. These romantic captions pair really well with the quotes that we’ve listed under some of the other sections of this article (such as the Love Captions for Couples section and the Love Captions for Lovers section), so be sure to check out those other headings for even more romantic quotes perfect for Instagram captions.

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“I love you, and I will love you until I die, and if there’s a life after that, I’ll love you then.” ― Cassandra Clare, City of Glass

“A flower cannot blossom without sunshine, and a man cannot live without love.” ― Max Müller

“I would rather spend one lifetime with you than face all the ages of this world alone.” ― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings

I choose you. And I’ll choose you over and over and over. Without pause, without a doubt, in a heartbeat. I’ll keep choosing you.” ― Unknown

“And I’d choose you; in a hundred lifetimes, in a hundred worlds, in any version of reality, I’d find you and I’d choose you.” ― Kiersten White, The Chaos of Stars

“I swear I couldn’t love you more than I do right now, and yet I know I will tomorrow.” ― Leo Christopher

“If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you.” ― Joan Powers, Pooh’s Little Instruction Book

“I wish I could turn back the clock. I’d find you sooner and love you longer.” ― Unknown

“I will love you until the stars go out and the tides no longer turn.” ― Unknown

“I love you the way a drowning man loves air. And it would destroy me to have you just a little.” ― Rae Carson, The Crown of Embers

“I never loved you any more than I do, right this second. And I’ll never love you any less than I do, right this second.” ― Kami Garcia, Beautiful Creatures

Thinking of you keeps me awake. Dreaming of you keeps me asleep. Being with you keeps me alive.” ― Unknown

“You give me the kind of feelings people write about in novels.” ― Unknown

“Your love shines in my heart as sun that shines upon the earth.” ― Eleanor Di Guillo

“You have bewitched me, body and soul, and I love, I love, I love you. And wish from this day forth never to be parted from you.” ― Deborah Moggach, Pride & Prejudice screenplay (often misattributed to Jane Austen)

“I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where. I love you simply, without problems or pride: I love you in this way because I do not know any other way of loving but this, in which there is no I or you, so intimate that your hand upon my chest is my hand, so intimate that when I fall asleep your eyes close.”
― Pablo Neruda, 100 Love Sonnets

Love Captions for Lovers

Use these Lovers Captions on Instagram to show the world how much you mean to each other. We also have a separate section on Love Captions for Couples, so check that heading out as well if you don’t find what you’re looking for in this one. Many of the love quotes under both of these sections can be used interchangeably for either couples or lovers.

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“Lovers alone wear sunlight.”
― e.e. cummings

“I’m oxygen and he’s dying to breathe.”
― Tahereh Mafi, Shatter Me

“The real lover is the man who can thrill you by kissing your forehead or smiling into your eyes or just staring into space.”
― Marilyn Monroe

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

“We waste time looking for the perfect lover instead of creating the perfect love.”
― Tom Robbins

“You don’t love someone because they’re perfect; you love them in spite of the fact that they’re not.”
― Jodi Picoult, My Sister’s Keeper

“You are, and always have been, my dream.”
― Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook

“You are my best friend as well as my lover, and I do not know which side of you I enjoy the most. I treasure each side, just as I have treasured our life together.”
― Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook

“Look after my heart – I’ve left it with you.”
― Stephenie Meyer, Eclipse

“I could not tell you if I loved you the first moment I saw you, or if it was the second or third or fourth. But I remember the first moment I looked at you walking toward me and realized that somehow the rest of the world seemed to vanish when I was with you.”
― Cassandra Clare, Clockwork Prince

“In the darkness, two shadows, reaching through the hopeless, heavy dusk. Their hands meet, and light spills in a flood like a hundred golden urns pouring out of the sun.”
― Madeline Miller, The Song of Achilles

“I read once that the ancient Egyptians had fifty words for sand & the Eskimos had a hundred words for snow. I wish I had a thousand words for love, but all that comes to mind is the way you move against me while you sleep & there are no words for that.”
― Brian Andreas, Story People

“Every heart sings a song, incomplete, until another heart whispers back. Those who wish to sing always find a song. At the touch of a lover, everyone becomes a poet.”
― Plato

“The minute I heard my first love story,
I started looking for you, not knowing
how blind that was.
Lovers don’t finally meet somewhere.
They’re in each other all along.”
― Mawlana Jalal-al-Din Rumi, The Illuminated Rumi

“I want morning and noon and nightfall with you. I want your tears, your smiles, your kisses…the smell of your hair, the taste of your skin, the touch of your breath on my face. I want to see you in the final hour of my life…to lie in your arms as I take my last breath.”
― Lisa Kleypas, Again the Magic

“I just want to lay on your chest and listen to your heartbeat.”
― Unknown

“My friend through many dangers. My lover who had healed my broken and weary soul. My mate who had waited for me against all hope, despite all odds.”
― Sarah J. Maas, A Court of Mist and Fury

“When they ask me what I liked the best, I’ll tell them, it was you.”
― Maggie Rice, City of Angels

Love Captions for Couples Photos

These are some of our favorite and most romantic love captions for couples photos for Instagram. The love quotes that we’ve picked out for this list are pretty similar in feeling to the other Instagram captions we’ve listed under the Love Captions for Lovers section and the Romantic Love Quotes section, but we think these ones in particular give off the best vibes of two people who have been committed to each other for a very long time–years perhaps–like long-time couples. But be sure to check out the romantic captions section and lovers quotes sections as well because if you like these, then you’ll most likely love those ones, too!

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“You are my blue crayon, the one I never have enough of, the one I use to color my sky.” ― A.R. Asher

“Iloveyou: I wrote it with no spaces, so there’s no room for anyone else.” ― Unknown

“A guy and a girl can be just friends, but at one point or another, they will fall for each other…Maybe temporarily, maybe at the wrong time, maybe too late, or maybe forever.”
― Dave Matthews Band

“Two people in love, alone, isolated from the world–that’s beautiful.”
― Milan Kundera

“For the two of us, home isn’t a place. It is a person. And we are finally home.”
― Stephanie Perkins, Anna and the French Kiss

“If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. If they don’t, they never were.”
― Kahlil Gibran

“It was love at first sight, at last sight, at ever and ever sight.”
― Vladimir Nabokov, Lolita

“Love does not consist of gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.”
― Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Airman’s Odyssey

“Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war; love is a growing up.”
― James A. Baldwin

“I love you more than there are stars in the sky and fish in the sea.”
― Nicholas Sparks

“Sometimes when I look at you, I feel I’m gazing at a distant star.
It’s dazzling, but the light is from tens of thousands of years ago.
Maybe the star doesn’t even exist any more. Yet sometimes that light seems more real to me than anything.”
― Haruki Murakami, South of the Border, West of the Sun

“I bet you could sometimes find all the mysteries of the universe in someone’s hand.”
― Benjamin Alire Sáenz, Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

“If a hug represented how much I loved you, I would hold you in my arms forever.” ― Unknown

“I must’ve wished for you so hard and so often you had no choice but to come true.” ― Sylvia Day, Bared to You

“There are only two times that I want to be with you—now and forever.” ― Unknown

True Love Quotes

These are our favorite quotes to use as Instagram captions about true love.

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“There is never a time or place for true love. It happens accidentally, in a heartbeat, in a single flashing, throbbing moment.”
― Sarah Dessen, The Truth About Forever

“We’re all a little weird. And life is a little weird. And when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall into mutually satisfying weirdness—and call it love—true love.”
― Robert Fulghum, True Love

“True love is rare, and it’s the only thing that gives life real meaning.”
― Nicholas Sparks, Message in a Bottle

“True love is felonious… You take someone’s breath away… You rob them of the ability to utter a single word… You steal a heart.”
― Jodi Picoult, My Sister’s Keeper

“True love means many things to many people. To me it means you.”
― Unknown

Short Food Captions for Instagram Love Quotes

These short food captions about love are perfect for using as Instagram quotes to tell that certain someone just how you feel. But in a cute way. Because what’s cuter than food? You are―that’s who. *blushes*

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  • You must be a banana because I find you a-peeling.
  • I love you a latte
  • If you were a vegetable, you’d be a cute-cumber.
  • You’re the apple of my pie.
  • I love you with every pizza my heart!

Clever Cute Captions About Love for Instagram Quotes

These cute love captions are some of our favorites. We really love clever love quotes. Because who doesn’t love a good love metaphor or love pun? Or just some really cute wordplay? Love is cute, so these captions should be, too!

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“Iloveyou: I wrote it with no spaces, so there’s no room for anyone else.” ― Unknown

“If you want me to fall for you, you’ve got to give me something worth tripping over.” ― Unknown

“It’s so easy to fall in love but hard to find someone who will catch you.” ― Unknown

“Love is a two-way street constantly under construction.” ― Carroll Bryant

“I want
To do with you what spring does with the cherry trees.”
― Pablo Neruda, Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair

“I love you with all my butt. I would say heart, but my butt is bigger.” ― Unknown

“You wanna know who I’m in love with? Read the first word again.” ― Unknown

Funny Love Captions for Instagram

These funny quotes about love are short, sweet, and perfect for Instagram captions. Because sometimes romantic sayings just really aren’t what you need in the moment. Because sometimes cheesy, funny love captions can only say it best.

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“I love you with all my butt. I would say heart, but my butt is bigger.” ― Unknown

“It wasn’t love at first sight. It took a full five minutes.” ―  Lucille Ball

“We just want to be happy. And perhaps a little bit naked.” ― Unknown

Love Captions in Other Languages

These are some of our favorite love captions for Instagram in other languages.

Arabic Love Captions

“أجمل حب هو الذي نعثر عليه أثناء بحثنا عن شيء آخر”
― أحلام مستغانمي

Translation: “The most beautiful love is the one we find while looking for something else.” ― Ahlam Mosteghanemi

Spanish Love Captions

  • “Te quiero no solo por como eres, sino por como soy yo cuando estoy contigo.”

Translation: “I love you not only because of the way you are but because of the way I am when I am with you.”

  • “Tardé una hora en conocerte y solo un día en enamorarme. Pero me llevará toda una vida lograr olvidarte.”

Translation: “It took me an hour to get to know you and just a day to fall in love. But it will take me a whole life to be able to forget you.”

  • “Prefiero un minuto contigo a una eternidad sin ti.”

Translation:  “I prefer a minute with you over an eternity without you.”

Italian Love Captions

  • “Il tuo sorriso è’il sole della mia vita.”

Translation: “Your smile is the sunshine of my life.”

  • “Voglio passare il resto della mia vita con te.”

Translation: “I want to spend the rest of my life with you.”

  • “Sei il grande amore della mia vita.”

Translation: “You are the love of my life.”

French Love Captions

  • “Car, vois-tu, chaque jour je t’aime davantage, aujourd’hui plus qu’hier et bien moins que demain.” — Rosemonde Gérard

Translation: “For, you see, each day I love you more, today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.”

  • “La vie est une fleur dont l’amour est le miel.” — Victor Hugo

Translation: “Life is a flower, of which love is the honey.”

  • “Tes baisers sont comme des incendies que tu allumes au creux de moi.”

Translation: “Your kisses are like fires that illuminate the hollow places inside of me.”

Japanese Love Captions

  • あなたのそばが、私のお気に入りの場所です。

Pronunciation: “Anata no soba ga, watashi no okiniiri no basho desu.”

Translation: “Together with you is my favorite place to be.”

  • 守りたい。

Pronunciation: “Mamoritai.”

Translation: “I want to protect you.”

  • 愛してる。

Pronunciation: ” Aishiteru.”

Translation: “I love you.”

Korean Love Captions

  • 보고 싶어

Pronunciation: “bogo sipeo”

Translation: “I miss you.”

  • 진심으로 사랑해

Pronunciation: “jinsimeuro saranghae”

Translation: “I love you with all my heart.”

  •  시간이 지날수록 더 사랑해

Pronunciation: “sigani jinalsurok deo saranghae”

Translation: “I love you more and more everyday.”

  • 나는 니꺼야

Pronunciation: “naneun nikkeoya”

Translation: “I’m yours.”

Self Love Captions for Instagram

These are quotes on loving yourself and learning to love yourself. These are love quotes about self love and self acceptance. Self love is arguably so much more important than romantic love, so if you’re looking for captions about loving yourself to show off on Instagram, these are our top favorites for flaunting that confidence.

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“To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.”
― Oscar Wilde, An Ideal Husband

“You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection”
― Sharon Salzberg

“When admiring other people’s gardens, don’t forget to tend to your own flowers.”
― Sanober Khan

“The most painful thing is losing yourself in the process of loving someone too much, and forgetting that you are special too.”
― Ernest Hemingway, Men Without Women

“Above all, don’t lie to yourself. The man who lies to himself and listens to his own lie comes to a point that he cannot distinguish the truth within him, or around him, and so loses all respect for himself and for others. And having no respect he ceases to love.”
― Fyodor Dostoevsky, The Brothers Karamazov

“You are imperfect, permanently and inevitably flawed. And you are beautiful.”
― Amy Bloom

“To say ‘I love you’ one must know first how to say the ‘I’.”
― Ayn Rand, The Fountainhead

“The most terrifying thing is to accept oneself completely.”
― C.G. Jung

“You have peace,” the old woman said, “when you make it with yourself.”
― Mitch Albom, The Five People You Meet in Heaven

“How you love yourself is
how you teach others
to love you.”
― Rupi Kaur, Milk and Honey

“For once, you believed in yourself. You believed you were beautiful and so did the rest of the world.”
― Sarah Dessen, Keeping the Moon

“Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. Your really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.”
― Lucille Ball

“It is not worth the while to let our imperfections disturb us always.”
― Henry David Thoreau

“We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.”
― Dalai Lama XIV

“Because true belonging only happens when we present our authentic, imperfect selves to the world, our sense of belonging can never be greater than our level of self-acceptance.”
― Brené Brown, Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead

“Don’t worry if people think you’re crazy. You are crazy. You have that kind of intoxicating insanity that lets other people dream outside of the lines and become who they’re destined to be.”
― Jennifer Elisabeth, Born Ready: Unleash Your Inner Dream Girl

“Friendship with oneself is all important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world.”
― Eleanor Roosevelt

“Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit”
― e.e. Cummings

“Often, it’s not about becoming a new person, but becoming the person you were meant to be, and already are, but don’t know how to be.”
― Heath L. Buckmaster, Box of Hair: A Fairy Tale

“Dare to love yourself
as if you were a rainbow
with gold at both ends.”
― Author-Poet Aberjhani, Journey through the Power of the Rainbow: Quotations from a Life Made Out of Poetry

“One of the greatest regrets in life is being what others would want you to be, rather than being yourself.”
― Shannon L. Alder

“If you have the ability to love, love yourself first.”
― Charles Bukowski

“Fall
in love
with your solitude.”
― Rupi Kaur, Milk and Honey

“Love only yourself a little bit longer, until you can’t stand not to love someone else.”
― Kiera Cass, Happily Ever After

“I want to be the best version of myself for anyone who is going to someday walk into my life and need someone to love them beyond reason.”
― Jennifer Elisabeth, Born Ready: Unleash Your Inner Dream Girl

“A person learns how to love himself through the simple acts of loving and being loved by someone else.”
― Haruki Murakami, 1Q84

“I now see how owning our story and loving ourselves through that process is the bravest thing that we will ever do.”
― Brené Brown

“It’s all about falling in love with yourself and sharing that love with someone who appreciates you, rather than looking for love to compensate for a self love deficit.”
― Eartha Kitt

“Wildflower, pick up your pretty little head.
It will get easier; your dreams are not dead.”
― Nikki Rowe

“Seduce yourself first.”
― Kamand Kojouri

“Love yourself. Forgive yourself. Be true to yourself. How you treat yourself sets the standard for how others will treat you.”
― Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

“Even
in the loneliest moments,
I have been there
for myself.”
― Sanober Khan

“Encourage yourself, believe in yourself, and love yourself. Never doubt who you are.”
― Stephanie Lahart, Overcoming Life’s Obstacles: Enlighten-Encourage-Empower

Kissing Quotes for Instagram Love Captions

Sometimes love isn’t enough by itself and you need a little something extra. Use these kissing captions to caption your best lip-locking photos on Instagram when all other love captions just aren’t the right vibe.

Kissing quotes and kissing captions for Instagram - "I'm oxygen and he's dying to breathe." Shatter Me Quote by Tahereh Mafi, short romantic love captions for couples

“I’m oxygen and he’s dying to breathe.”
― Tahereh Mafi, Shatter Me

“Never close your lips to those whom you have already opened your heart.”
― Charles Dickens

“I didn’t care who kissed you first as long as I kissed you last.”
― Rachel Vail, If We Kiss

“Biting’s excellent. It’s like kissing – only there is a winner.”
― Neil Gaiman

“Not enough,” he said, letting her hair slip through his fingers. “If I kiss you all day, everyday, for the rest of my life, it won’t be enough.”
― Cassandra Clare, City of Lost Souls

“If you ask me to kiss you, I will,” he says.
His fingers stroke the inside of my wrists, and I burst into flames.
“Kiss me,” I say.
He does.
― Stephanie Perkins, Anna and the French Kiss

“You should be kissed and by someone who knows how.”
― Margaret Mitchell, Gone with the Wind

“Then she was kissing him as she had never kissed him before…and it was blissful oblivion, better than firewhisky; she was the only real thing in the world.”
― J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

“And we were kissing like drowning people breathe– like suddenly we’d discovered something that has never been so sweet before that moment.”
― Morgan Matson, Amy & Roger’s Epic Detour

“It is not the gentle kiss of a couple on a first date, nor is it the kiss of a man driven by simple lust. He kisses me with the desperation of a dying man who believes the magic of eternal life is in this kiss.”
― Susan Ee, Angelfall

Attitude Captions for Lovers

Not all love captions are sweet and romantic. If you need something a little sassy or savage to caption your Instagram posts, these are our favorite love quotes with attitude.

“I’m saying that I’m a moody, insecure, narrow-minded, jealous, borderline homicidal bitch, and I want you to promise me that you’re okay with that, because it’s who I am, and you’re what I need.”
― Jeaniene Frost, Halfway to the Grave

“Do not fall in love with people like me.
I will take you to museums, and parks, and monuments, and kiss you in every beautiful place, so that you can never go back to them without tasting me like blood in your mouth.
I will destroy you in the most beautiful way possible. And when I leave you will finally understand, why storms are named after people.”
― Caitlyn Siehl, Literary Sexts: A Collection of Short & Sexy Love Poems

“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

Funny Instagram Love Captions About Boyfriends

These boyfriend captions for Instagram are about one thing: that special man in your life. Or maybe you don’t have a boyfriend. Maybe you just have cupcakes. And that’s okay, too. These love quotes are for you.

“I might not have a boyfriend, but I have cupcakes, and those tasty bastards haven’t let me down yet.”
― L.H. Cosway, Painted Faces

“I wish I had a boyfriend. I wish he lived in the wardrobe on a coat hanger. Whenever I wanted, I could get him out and he’d look at me the way boys do in films, as if I’m beautiful.”
― Jenny Downham, Before I Die

“Yes, boys are a little like shoes. Why? Well…They can be useful. But mainly…They are nice to look at. Getting the right one can be a lovely accessory to an outfit. There are times when you couldn’t do without them. And there are times when you’d rather do without them. Get the wrong ones and they can hurt. There are many types and often the ones that look the nicest are completely unpractical.”
― Rachel Hill, A Girl’s Guide to Guys: Meeting Them, Managing Them and All That Love Stuff

“They like their coffee like they like their ex-boyfriends: bitter.”
― John Green, An Abundance of Katherines

“Just because I’ve gone and snagged myself a hot boyfriend doesn’t mean I’m going to leave my bestfriend high and dry.”
― Becca Fitzpatrick, Crescendo

“Well sure, who doesn’t need a boyfriend? But realistically, those exotic creatures are hard to come by. At least a quality one.”
― Rachel Cohn, Dash & Lily’s Book of Dares

“I don’t entirely understand how anyone gets a boyfriend. Or a girlfriend. It just seems like the most impossible odds. You have to have a crush on the exact right person at the exact right moment. And they have to like you back. A perfect alignment of feelings and circumstances. It’s almost unfathomable that it happens as often as it does.”
― Becky Albertalli, The Upside of Unrequited

“Why does he have to be my boyfriend? Are you inferior if you don’t have a boyfriend? Why does everybody have to be in love with somebody?”
― Ann Brashares, Girls in Pants: The Third Summer of the Sisterhood

Love Captions from Song Lyrics

Sometimes love song lyrics make the best love quotes and love captions for Instagram. Here’s a few of our favorite song quotes about love that we think you might like, too.

Love Captions from Song Lyrics and Love Song Lyrics - "Look for the girl with the broken smile. Ask her if she wants to stay a while. And she will be loved." Maroon 5 song quotes about love

“Take my hand. Take my whole life, too. For I can’t help falling in love with you.” ― Elvis Presley, Can’t Help Falling in Love

“And can you feel the love tonight? It is where we are. It’s enough for this wide-eyed wanderer that we got this far.” ― Elton John, Can You Feel the Love Tonight

“And in the end, the love you take is equal to the love you make.” ― The Beatles, The End

“I love you more than I have ever found a way to say to you.” ― Ben Folds, The Luckiest

“All you need is love, love. Love is all you need.” ― The Beatles, All You Need is Love

“I hope you don’t mind, I hope you don’t mind that I put down in words how wonderful life is while you’re in the world.” ― Elton John, Your Song

“I don’t mind spending every day out on your corner in the pouring rain. Look for the girl with the broken smile. Ask her if she wants to stay awhile. And she will be loved. And she will be loved.” ― Maroon 5, She Will Be Loved

“I’ll never break your heart. I’ll never make you cry. I’d rather die than live without you. I’ll give you all of me. Honey, that’s no lie.” ― Backstreet Boys, I’ll Never Break Your Heart

“I wanna stand with you on a mountain. I wanna bathe with you in the sea. I wanna lay like this forever. Until the sky falls down on me.” ― Savage Garden, Truly Madly Deeply

“I wanna know what love is. I want you to show me. I wanna feel what love is. I know you can show me.” ― Foreigner, I Want to Know What Love Is

“I need you like a heart needs a beat (But it’s nothing new.)” ― Timbaland ft OneRepublic, Apologize

“When a man loves a woman–Can’t keep his mind on nothin’ else. He’d trade the world for the good thing he’s found.” ― Michael Bolton, When a Man Loves a Woman

“I knew I loved you before I met you. I think I dreamed you into life. I knew I loved you before I met you. I have been waiting all my life.” ― Savage Garden, I Knew I Loved You

“‘Cause all of me loves all of you. Love your curves and all your edges, all your perfect imperfections.” ― John Legend, All of Me

“Woah, my love, my darling, I’ve hungered for your touch a long, lonely time. And time goes by so slowly. And time can do so much. Are you still mine? I need your love.” ― The Righteous Brothers, Unchained Melody

“I never loved someone the way that I love you.” — Alicia Keys, Fallin’

“All that you are is all that I’ll ever need.” — Ed Sheeran, Tenerife Sea

Sexy Instagram Captions About Love

These sexy captions and romantic sexy quotes for Instagram are our favorite 2 sexy love quotes for times when you need things to get just a little bit steamier on social media.

“Come sleep with me: We won’t make Love, Love will make us.”
― Julio Cortázar

“We just want to be happy. And perhaps a little bit naked.” ― Unknown

Love Caption about Happiness

“Happiness is holding someone in your arms and knowing you hold the whole world.”
― Orhan Pamuk, Snow

Inspirational Instagram Captions About Love

Here’s a few more of our favorite love captions for Instagram that didn’t quite fit into any of the other categories above. These are more inspirational captions about love itself rather than romantic captions about love that we would use for our couples pics. But they are still iconic quotes!

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.”
― Martin Luther King Jr., A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings and Speeches

“They say a person needs just three things to be truly happy in this world: someone to love, something to do, and something to hope for.”
― Tom Bodett

“Some hearts understand each other, even in silence.”
― Yasmin Mogahed

“Be the reason someone smiles. Be the reason someone feels loved and believes in the goodness in people.”
― Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart

“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.”
― Jimi Hendrix

“Have enough courage to trust love one more time and always one more time.”
― Maya Angelou

“How do you spell ‘love’?” – Piglet
“You don’t spell it…you feel it.” – Pooh
― A.A. Milne

“Love is always open arms. If you close your arms about love, you will find that you are left holding only yourself.”
― Leo Buscaglia

“People think a soul mate is your perfect fit, and that’s what everyone wants. But a true soul mate is a mirror, the person who shows you everything that is holding you back, the person who brings you to your own attention so you can change your life.”
― Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman’s Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia

“Love is a temporary madness, it erupts like volcanoes and then subsides. And when it subsides, you have to make a decision. You have to work out whether your roots have so entwined together that it is inconceivable that you should ever part. Because this is what love is. Love is not breathlessness, it is not excitement, it is not the promulgation of promises of eternal passion, it is not the desire to mate every second minute of the day, it is not lying awake at night imagining that he is kissing every cranny of your body. No, don’t blush, I am telling you some truths. That is just being “in love”, which any fool can do. Love itself is what is left over when being in love has burned away, and this is both an art and a fortunate accident.”
― Shawn Slovo, Captain Corelli’s Mandolin

What Are Your Favorite Instagram Love Captions?

Is there a love quote on this list that really spoke to your soul? Do you prefer the more romantic quotes, the funny and cute Instagram captions, or the inspirational quotes about love more?

If you like waterfalls and are still looking for more love quotes, we also have an entire post dedicated to over 100 waterfall captions for Instagram, which includes its own special section on romantic love quotes about waterfalls.

Thanks for reading, and we hope you found the love captions you were looking for!


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