50 Good Engagement Quotes For Instagram Photos Of Your Special Moment

Beautiful quotes to help you share the good news.

50 Good Engagement Quotes For Instagram Captions

Feeling speechless is normal after you’ve gotten engaged! If you're finding it difficult to express your true emotions about the special moment, these engagement quotes are here to help put your love into words.

After you’ve gotten engaged, it can feel like you’ve used all your words up saying "yes!" You’ve already said the most important thing you’ll ever say, so how can you possibly find anything to say that will do that initial ‘Yes’ justice? 


How you decide to post about your engagement is up to you! If you’re on Instagram, you could dig through old classic photos, choose a photo that encapsulates when you two brought out the best in each other, or a photo of the actual engagement. You could also be creative! Use signs, food, or pets to get the message. Or simply post your ring — you know everyone is dying to see it!

Whatever you decide to say in your engagement announcement is completely up to you. If you’re at a loss for words because you keep staring down at the ring on your finger in awe, below are fifty classic love quotes to do your relationship justice.


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50 Engagement Quotes

1. "If you live to be a 100, I want to live to be a 100 minus one day so I never have to live without you." ―  A.A. Milne, Winnie the Pooh

2. "You're all I need. I love you and I like you." ― Leslie Knope, Parks and Recreation

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3. "Whatever our souls are made out of, his and mine are the same." ― Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights

4. "I wanted it to be you, I wanted it to be you so badly." Kathleen Kelly, You've Got Mail

5. “Love starts as a feeling, but to continue is a choice. And I find myself choosing you, more and more every day.” ―  Justin Wetch, Bending the Universe

6. "I think I'd miss you even if we'd never met." ― Nick Mercer, The Wedding Date

7. "How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depths and breadth and height my soul can reach, when feeling out of sight for the ends of being and ideal grace.” ― William Shakespeare, "Sonnet 43" 


8. “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

9. “So it's not gonna be easy. It's going to be really hard; we're gonna have to work at this every day, but I want to do that because I want you. I want all of you, forever, every day. You and me... every day.” ― Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook

10. “I couldn’t have dreamed you into existence because I didn’t even know I needed you. You must have been sent to me.” ― Kamand Kojouri

11. “When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible." ― Harry, When Harry Met Sally


12. “To be fully seen by somebody, then, and be loved anyhow ― this is a human offering that can border on miraculous.” ― Elizabeth Gilbert, Committed: A Skeptic Makes Peace with Marriage

13. “It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.” ― Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

14. "It seems right now that all I've ever done in my life is making my way here to you." ― Graeme Simsion, The Rosie Project

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15. "You will never age for me, nor fade, nor die." ― Marc Norman, Shakespeare in Love

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

17. “When you fall in love, it is a temporary madness. It erupts like an earthquake, and then it subsides. And when it subsides, you have to make a decision. You have to work out whether your roots are to become so entwined together that it is inconceivable that you should ever part. Because this is what love is.” ― Louis de Bernières, Captain Corelli’s Mandolin

18. "I would rather share one lifetime with you than face all the ages of this world alone." ― J.R.R. Tolkien, Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring


19. "I love her and it is the beginning of everything." ― F. Scott Fitzgerald, Dear Scott, Dearest Zelda: The Love Letters of F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald

20. “Longed for him. Got him.” ― Margaret Atwood

21. "You have bewitched me, body and soul, and I love… I love… I love you." ― Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice 

22. “Happiness [is] only real when shared” ― Jon Krakauer, Into the Wild

23. “We’ve loved each other so long I’ve never been a man and not loved her.” ― Sarah Perry, The Essex Serpent

24. "The greatest thing you'll ever learn is just to love, and be loved in return." ― Eden Ahbez, "Nature Boy"

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25. “We would be together and have our books and at night be warm in bed together with the windows open and the stars bright.” ― Ernest Hemmingway, A Moveable Feast

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26. “Doubt thou the stars are fire; Doubt that the sun doth move; Doubt truth to be a liar; But never doubt I love.” ― William Shakespeare, Hamlet

27. “Every atom of your flesh is as dear to me as my own: in pain and sickness it would still be dear.” ― Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre

28. “You might not have been my first love, but you were the love that made all the other loves irrelevant” ―  Rupi Kaur, milk and honey


29. “We loved with a love that was more than love.” ― Edgar Allan Poe, Annabel Lee

30. “What greater thing is there for two human souls, than to feel that they are joined for life–to strengthen each other in all labour, to rest on each other in all sorrow, to minister to each other in all pain, to be one with each other in silent unspeakable memories at the moment of the last parting?” ― George Eliot, Adam Bede

31. “It has made me better loving you … it has made me wiser, and easier, and brighter. I used to want a great many things before, and to be angry that I did not have them. Theoretically, I was satisfied. I flattered myself that I had limited my wants. But I was subject to irritation; I used to have morbid sterile hateful fits of hunger, of desire. Now I really am satisfied, because I can’t think of anything better.” ― Henry James, The Portrait of a Lady

32. “To love or have loved, that is enough. Ask nothing further. There is no other pearl to be found in the dark folds of life.” — Victor Hugo, Les Misérables


33. “You are the friend to whom my soul is attached as to its better half. You are dearer to me than language has the power of telling.” ― Frances Burney, Evelina

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

35. “I was beginning to believe that a very few times in your life, if you were lucky, you might meet someone who was exactly right for you. Not because he was perfect, or because you were, but because your combined flaws were arranged in a way that allowed two separate beings to hinge together.” ― Lisa Kleypas, Blue-Eyed Devil


36. “If you remember me, then I don’t care if everyone else forgets.” ― Haruki Murakami, Kafka on the Shore

37. “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

38. “The minute I heard my first love story, I started looking for you.” ― Jalaluddin Rumi, The Illustrated

39. “Each time you happen to me all over again.” ― Edith Wharton, The Age of Innocence


40. “I look at you and I would rather look at you than all the portraits in the world...” ― Frank O’Hara, "Having a Coke With You"

41. “Why, darling, I don’t live at all when I’m not with you.” ― Ernest Hemingway, A Farewell to Arms

42. “I like myself better when I’m with you.” Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

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43. “If I loved you less, I might be able to talk about it more.” ― Jane Austen, Emma

44. “I know from experience that the poets are right: love is eternal.” ― E.M Forster, A Room With A View

45. “You know, when it works, love is pretty amazing. It’s not overrated. There’s a reason for all those songs.” ― Sarah Dessen, This Lullaby

46. “This was love: a string of coincidences that gathered significance and became miracles.” ― Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Half of a Yellow Sun

47. “Love lets you find those hidden places in another person, even the ones they didn’t know were there, even the ones they wouldn’t have thought to call beautiful themselves.” ― Hilary T. Smith, Wild Awake


48. “In case you ever foolishly forget: I am never not thinking of you.” ― Virginia Woolf, Selected Diaries

49. “I choose him over and over again, and he chooses me.” ― Veronica Roth, Allegiant

50. “Who, being loved, is poor?” ― Oscar Wilde, A Woman of No Importance

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Melissa Moscoso is a writer who covers pop culture and astrology.