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75 Motivational Instagram Quotes

We’ve got some of the best motivational quotes for your Instagram posts!

These 65 quotes are the perfect motivational Instagram captions. Whether you want to encourage yourself or others, these inspirational captions are fun to use!

You can jazz up your Instagram account or other social media posts with some quote posts. Or you can use the shorter ones for your Instagram bio as well.

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Inspirational Instagram Captions

“What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to what lies inside of you.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Today is your opportunity to build the tomorrow you want.” -Ken Poirot

“To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.” -Oscar Wilde

“We need to accept that we won’t always make the right decisions, that we’ll screw up royally sometimes – understanding that failure is not the opposite of success, it’s part of success.” – Arianna Huffington

“Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.” – Barack Obama

“Let others lead small lives, but not you. Let others argue over small things, but not you. Let others cry over small hurts, but not you. Let others leave their future in someone else’s hands, but not you.” – Jim Rohn

“We do these things not because they are easy, but because they are hard.” – John F. Kennedy

“Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.” -Maya Angelou

“Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.” — Tim Notke

“It is in your hands, to make a better world for all who live in it.” -Nelson Mandela

“If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.” -Henry David Thoreau

Oprah Winfrey quote about belief.

“You don’t become what you want, you become what you believe.” -Oprah Winfrey

“We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.” -Kahlil Gibran

“The best way out is always through.” -Robert Frost

“Nobody cares what you did yesterday. What have you done today to better yourself?” – David Goggins

“The greatest discovery of any generation is that a human can alter his life by altering his attitude.” -William James

“Our call to courage is to protect our wild heart against constant evaluation, especially our own. No one belongs here more than you.” -Brené Brown

“The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle.” -Steve Jobs

“Work hard in silence. Let your success be the noise.” – Frank Ocean

“Look yourself in the mirror and ask yourself: ‘what do I want to do every day for the rest of my life’? Do THAT.” -Gary Vaynerchuk

“Don’t decide that you’ll love yourself unconditionally tomorrow. Do it right now, this minute.”  -Karen Koenig

“You do not find the happy life. You make it.” – Camilla Eyring Kimball

“Don’t wait. The time will never be just right.” – Napolean Hill

“Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!” -Dr. Seuss

“No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.” -Dead Poets Society

“If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.” -Napoleon Hill

“What we fear doing most is usually what we most need to do.” -Tim Ferriss

“The only thing that’s keeping you from getting what you want is the story you keep telling yourself.” -Tony Robbins

“This is not the moment to wilt into the underbrush of your insecurities. You’ve earned the right to grow. You’re going to have to carry the water yourself.” -Cheryl Strayed

“Never let the fear of striking out keep you from coming up to bat.” -Babe Ruth

Michael Jordan key to success quote.

“The key to success is failure.” -Michael Jordan

“Imperfections are not inadequacies; they are reminders that we’re all in this together.” -Brené Brown

“Two things define you: Your patience when you have nothing and your attitude when you have everything.” -Iman Alli

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” -Maya Angelou

“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

“Courage is contagious. Every time we choose courage, we make everyone around us a little better and the world a little braver.” -Brené Brown

“If you always do what is easy and choose the path of least resistance, you never step outside your comfort zone. Great things don’t come from comfort zones.” -Roy T. Bennett

“Change is inevitable. Growth is optional.” -John Maxwell

“The key to success is to start before you are ready.” – Marie Forleo

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

“May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears.” -Nelson Mandel

“Change your decisions and you’ll change your life. And what will change your decisions more than anything? Courage.” -Mel Robbins

“Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They’re not fond of rules. And they have no respect for the status quo. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them. About the only thing you can’t do is ignore them. Because they change things. They push the human race forward. And while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius. Because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.” – Rob Sitanen

“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” -Eleanor Roosevelt

“You are allowed to be both a masterpiece and a work in progress simultaneously.” -Sophia Bush

“Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.” -Abraham Lincoln

“Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.” Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose.” – Bill Gates

“It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.” -Confucius

“If you are going through hell, keep going.” -Winston Churchill

“This is a wonderful day. I’ve never seen this one before.” -Maya Angelou

“Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will.” -Suzy Kassem

Tony Robbins quote about future.

“Your past does not equal your future.” -Tony Robbins

“To do the impossible, you need to ignore the popular.” -Tim Ferriss

“What is done in love is done well” -Vincent Van Gogh

“Just don’t give up trying to do what you really want to do. Where there is love and inspiration, I don’t think you can go wrong.” – Ella Fitzgerald

“You find peace not by rearranging the circumstances of your life, but by realizing who you are at the deepest level.” -Eckhart Tolle

“Everybody comes to a point in their life when they want to quit. But it’s what you do in that moment that determines who you are.” – David Goggins

“Everything you want is on the other side of fear. ” -Jack Canfield

“Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.” – Tim Notke

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do.” -Mark Twain

“A candle loses nothing by lighting another candle” -James Keller

“Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.” -Buddha

“Write it. Shoot it. Publish it. Crochet it, sauté it, whatever. MAKE.” – Joss Whedon

“You are not supposed to be the same person you were a year, month, day, or even five seconds ago. You are designed to grow.” – Mel Robbins.

“Thinking ‘here goes nothing’ could be the start of everything.” -Drew Wagner

“You’ve gotta dance like there’s nobody watching, love like you’ll never be hurt, sing like there’s nobody listening, and live like it’s heaven on earth.” – William W. Purkey

“Sometimes the most ordinary things could be made extraordinary, simply by doing them with the right people.” -Nicholas Sparks

“Just one small positive thought in the morning can change your whole day.” -Dalai Lama

“Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.” -Joshua Marine

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston Churchill

“It’s been my experience that you can nearly always enjoy things if you make up your mind firmly that you will.” -L.M. Montgomery

“Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life’s coming attractions.” -Albert Einstein

“What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.” – Zig Ziglar

“You are the author of your autobiography. And I just believe we should all write a bestseller.” -Lisa Nichols

“You can’t wait for inspiration, you have to go after it with a club.” -Jack London

“If you think you’re too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito.” – Dalai Lama

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