50 Funny Quotes About Life To Use As Your Next Instagram Caption

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Life is messy, amazing, and hilarious - much like our Instagram feeds - which is why funny quotes about life are the perfect way to caption your Instagram pictures.

After all, we could some more laughter in our lives. 

Let's face it, you kind of have to do an eye roll and chuckle whenever you see someone post a serious caption with a photo that has literally nothing to do with the caption. You're wearing a bikini in Miami Beach, Karen, what does Aristotle have to do with anything?


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You're looking great and feeling it. That's awesome! Instagram away! How about something funny to put as your caption? It's fun to read and doesn't scream "I take myself too seriously!". 

Funny life quotes are always great to use. There's so much to laugh about in life that is totally relatable - not only to you but also to your followers. Think of it like a social media Seinfeld episode. 

Despite Instagram being a social app, it's now become a major business platform as well. Even those people who aren't making a living as an "influencer" are still trying to build their Instagram following.

Funny captions can be a fantastic way to set yourself apart, entertain your online audience, and even build your brand. While everyone is trying to be coy or serious, show off your sense of humor. Be unique.


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You can search the internet for hours trying to find some hilarious quotes about life, but this list will save you the trouble. Simply reference it when you're in need of the perfect caption for your Instagram post. 

Life covers everything. Dating, relationships, parenting, work, stress, and everything in between. This list includes quotes that relate to all sorts of life scenarios. It's all relevant and it's all relatable.

Next time your ready to share a picture on Instagram, read below for 50 funny quotes about life to caption your Instagram pics that are sure to keep your followers laughing. 


1. Story of my life.

"I came. I saw. I made it awkward." — unknown


2. Just dance away the stress.

"Why be moody when you can shake yo booty?"  unknown


3. Keeping it real.

"I don't sugar coat sh-t, I'm not Willy Wonka." — unknown


4. Embrace it.

"Being called weird is like being called limited edition. Meaning you're something people don't see that often. Remember that." — unknown


5. Current situation.

"I am presently experiencing life at a rate of several WTF's per hour." — unknown


6. Must be the case.

"I think my guardian angel drinks." — unknown


7. So true!

"If girls always treated each other like we do when we're drunk in the girl's bathroom then the world would be a much happier place." — unknown


8. If the jeans could talk...

"My heart says chocolate and wine but my jeans say, 'For the love of God woman, eat a salad.'" — unknown


9. Probably not the vodka though.

"Can't decide if I need a hug, an extra-large coffee, 6 shots of vodka, or 2 weeks of sleep." — unknown


10. Everything in balance right?

"Some days you eat salads and go to the gym, some days you eat cupcakes and refuse to put on pants. It's called balance." — unknown


11. That's one way to look at it. 

"Of course I'm an organ donor. Who wouldn't want a piece of this?" — unknown


12. I guess that means no Oscar either. 

"I hate it when I gain 10 pounds for a role and then realize I'm not even an actor." — unknown


13. Karma is ruthless. 

"It's called Karma, and it's pronounced 'haha, f-ck you.'" — unknown


14. An accurate analogy.

"Life is soup and I'm a fork." — unknown


15. Perfect for a Christmas or holiday-themed Instagram selfie caption.

"If you were able to believe in Santa Claus for like 8 years, you can believe in yourself for like 5 minutes." — unknown


16. I don't remember signing up for all this drama drama dramaaaa.

"Please cancel my subscription to your issues." — unknown


17. It's important to be consistent.

"To be honest, I'm just winging it. Life, motherhood, my eye liner. Everything." — unknown


18. On the bright side...

"Before coffee, I'm a hot mess. After? I'm a wide awake hot mess. So there's that." Nanea Hoffman


19. What did people do before Google?

"So it turns out that being an adult is mostly just googling how to do stuff." — unknown


20. The remix. 

"To the window, to the wall! To my comfy bed I crawl, down this big long hall, ahh, sleep sleep sleep sleep." — unknown


21. And with some edge on the outside. 

"Be a pineapple. Stand tall, wear a crown, and be sweet on the inside." — unknown 


22. You must choose!

"Both of us can't look good at the same time. It's either me or the house." — unknown


23. Sounds about right.

"Patience: what you have when there are too many witnesses." — unknown


24. You're the one for me.

"If your significant other is mad at you, put a cape on them and say, 'Now you're super mad!'. If they laugh, marry them." — unknown


25. It's amazing.

"Some days, I can conquer the world. Other days, it takes me three hours to convince myself to shower." — unknown


26. New hobbies. 

"I never know what to say when people ask what my hobbies are. I mean, I'm a mom. I enjoy trips to the bathroom alone and silence." — unknown


27. Too busy saving the world to worry about relationships.

"Superwoman: single. Batwoman: single. Wonderwoman: single. I get it now...I'm single because I'm a superhero." — unknown


28. Traffic jam.

"You want to come in my life, the door is open. You want to get out of my life, the door is open. Just one request. Don't stand at the door, you're blocking the traffic." — unknown



29. Now that's how it's done. 

"I saw a lady in her 80's checking herself out in a mirror today. She said, 'Once I was young and beautiful. Now I'm just beautiful.' Slay." —​ unknown


30. Never thought of it that way before, but so true. 

"Life is not a fairytale. If you lose your shoe at midnight, you're drunk." — unknown


31. The shortest autobiography ever. 

"One day I was born. Then everything bothered me. And that brings us up to date." — unknown


32. Being an adult is really overrated. 

"My fondest childhood memory is not having to spend 40 hours a week with people who make me feel angry and tired, so that I can afford to buy paper towels and laundry detergent." — unknown


33. I feel your pain, Mom and Dad.

"As kids, we wondered why our parents were always in a bad mood. Now we're like, 'Ok yes this makes sense.'" — unknown


34. John Williams, you're needed. 

"I wish my life had background music so I could understand what the hell is going on." — unknown


35. Can you help a person out, please?

"To whoever has my voodoo doll: Take some of the stuffing out, I'm trying to lose weight!" — unknown


36. That's right.

"Never let anyone treat you like regular glue. You're glitter glue." — unknown


37. Currently re-tracing my steps.

"I swear I have it all together, I just forgot where I put it." — unknown


38. Same thing, just more responsibilities. 

"Sometimes I can't tell if I'm in preschool or high school. Oh wait, I'm at work." — unknown


39. Weekend vibes.

"Been there - regretted that." — unknown


40. The irony of it all. 

"If you look like your passport photo, you probably need the trip." — unknown


41. Just call me 'Catwoman'. 

"I'm an adult but more like an adult cat...like someone should probably take care of me but I can also sorta make it on my own." — unknown


42. Oh, snap!

"I've met some pricks in my time, but you my friend, are the f-cking cactus." — unknown


43. At least we try though.

"Being an adult is like folding a fitted sheet. No one really knows how." — unknown


44. Life motto.

"I don't care how old I am, I'm going on the bouncy castle." — unknown


45. Life was so much easier back then.

"My favorite childhood memory is not paying bills." — unknown


46. How you know when it's real. 

"Date someone who gives you the same feeling of when you see your food coming at a restaurant." — unknown


47. I find it very helpful. 

"Maybe swearing will help." — unknown


48. Would you like an autograph?

"If you don't like me and still watch everything I do, b-tch you are a fan." — unknown


49. It's been a long time.

"The last time I was someone's type, I was donating blood." — unknown


50. The holidays will be here before you know it.

"It's almost time to switch from my everyday anxiety to my festive Christmas anxiety." — unknown


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If you're searching for the best quotes and memes to share with the people you love (or just want to feel inspired yourself) ... look no further! From the sweetest love quotes, inspirational sayings, and hilarious friendship truths, we've got you covered.

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 Jill Zwarensteyn is a writer and Michigan native who covers trending topics, pop culture and astrology. When she's not writing for YourTango, she is also a travel blogger and actress.

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