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85 Instagram Captions About Love, Because It’s All You Need

XOXO, ya know?

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Sharing love with someone, be it your honey, child, or BFF, shouldn’t just be celebrated once every February 14. It needs to be a year-round exercise to show the ones you care about just how special they are. And what better way to do it than with a little message on the ‘gram? Whether you're toasting a sweetheart, your parents, or your newborn baby, the gesture of a public display of affection can go a long way, so here are a ton of love captions for Instagram that are all about l-o-v-e. They’re perfect for your feed no matter the time of year, or who you’re celebrating.

Romantic & sentimental poetry captions

  • Ever Thine, Ever Mine, Ever Ours
  • My heart is ever at your service.
  • “I want to do with you what spring does with the cherry trees.” — Pablo Neruda
  • “I do love you more than words can wield the matter.” — William Shakespeare
  • “Love is not only something you feel, it is something you do.” — David Wilkerson
  • “Doubt thou the stars are fire; Doubt that the sun doth move; Doubt truth to be a liar; But never doubt I love.” (Hamlet, Act II, scene ii)
  • “How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.” — Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  • “The paper is full of every kind of blooming horror / And you sit wondering / what you're gonna do. / I got it. / Come. And be my baby” — Maya Angelou
  • “She walks in beauty, like the night / Of cloudless climes and starry skies, / And all that’s best of dark and bright / Meet in her aspect and her eyes” — Lord Byron
  • Two heads, one heart.
  • “So many people advised me against you. How glad I am we could not resist.” — Lee Ann Brown
  • “I love her, and that’s the beginning and end of everything.” — F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • “I’ve tried so many times to think of a new way to say it, and it’s still ‘I love you.’”— Zelda Fitzgerald
  • “‘Love’ is that condition in which happiness of another person is essential to your own.” — Robert A. Heinlein
  • “Where there is great love, there are always miracles.” — Willa Cather

Funny & cheesy love caption ideas

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  • “The course of true love never did run smooth.”
  • #mancrusheveryday
  • My main squeeze.
  • 10/10. Would swipe right again.
  • “It is a curious thought, but it is only when you see people looking ridiculous that you realize just how much you love them.” — Agatha Christie
  • I like you even when I’m hungry.
  • “Love is something sent from heaven to worry the hell out of you.” — Dolly Parton
  • Besides chocolate, you’re my favorite.
  • I shave my legs for you.
  • You know the tingly feeling you get when you meet someone amazing? That’s the common sense leaving your body.
  • “It wasn’t love at first sight. It took a full five minutes.” — Lucille Ball
  • “I love you and it’s getting worse.” — Joseph E. Morris
  • “I love you no matter what you do, but do you have to do so much of it?” — Jean Illsley Clarke

Love captions from song lyrics

  • “Home is wherever I’m with you.” — Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros
  • “Until the day is night and night becomes the day, I’ll be loving you always.” — Stevie Wonder
  • “You’re my end and my beginning. Even when I lose, I’m winning.” — John Legend
  • “You make me feel like dancing.” — Leo Sayer
  • “There’s nothing that I wouldn’t do to make you feel my love.” — Bob Dylan
  • “Sweatpants, hair tied, chillin’ with no make-up on. That’s when you’re the prettiest, I hope that you don’t take it wrong.” — Drake
  • “It’s like I’m standin’ there you know, appreciatin’ God’s design, And then you showed up, it’s like you read my mind.” — Black Star ft. Talib Kweli & Yasiin Bey, “Brown Skin Lady”
  • “And when you smile, the whole world stops and stares for a while...” — Bruno Mars
  • “Now you’re lifting me up instead of holding me down, stealing my heart instead of stealing my crown.” — Kasey Musgraves
  • “God only knows what I’d be without you.” — The Beach Boys

Movie quotes about love

  • “I’ve come here with no expectations, only to profess, now that I am at liberty to do so, that my heart is, and always will be, yours.” — Sense & Sensibility
  • “So it’s not gonna be easy. It’s gonna be really hard, and we’re gonna have to work at this every day. But I wanna do that because I want you. I want all of you, forever. You and me. Every day.” — The Notebook
  • “I wanted it to be you, I wanted it to be you so badly.” — You’ve Got Mail
  • “I wish I knew how to quit you.” — Brokeback Mountain
  • “To me, you are perfect.” — Love Actually
  • “Here’s lookin’ at you, kid.” — Casablanca
  • “It would be a privilege to have my heart broken by you.” — The Fault in Our Stars
  • “It doesn’t matter if the guy is perfect or the girl is perfect, as long as they are perfect for each other.” — Good Will Hunting
  • “Some people are worth melting for.” — Olaf, Frozen
  • “I came here tonight because 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.” — When Harry Met Sally

Best quotes about love for kids

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  • I love you for the baby you were and the person you are today.
  • You are the best thing I’ve done with my life.
  • I love you to the moon and back.
  • You are my sun, moon, and stars.
  • When you were born, everything else became a little bit less important.
  • You may wonder sometimes why I do what I do. Just remember, my child, my every thought is for you.
  • See the stars? I made a wish on one, and I got you.
  • “Butterflies have wings, so they can fly. Fish have gills, so they can swim. Bunnies have four legs, so they can run. I have a heart, so I can love you.” — Unknown
  • “And she loved a little boy very much, even more than she loved herself.” — Shel Silverstein
  • “My love will find you, wherever you are.” — Nancy Tillman, Wherever You Are: My Love Will Find You
  • “I love you in the morning and in the afternoon. I love you in the evening and underneath the moon.” Skidamarink
  • “Before I had my child, I thought I knew all the boundaries of myself, that I understood the limits of my heart. It’s extraordinary to have all those limits thrown out, to realize your love is inexhaustible.” — Uma Thurman

Love notes for grandparents

  • “A grandparent is a little bit parent, a little bit teacher, and a little bit best friend.”
  • “Love is the greatest gift that one generation can leave to another.” — Richard Garnett
  • “Grandparents are the best kind of grown-ups.”
  • “Parents know a lot, but grandparents know everything.”
  • “If nothing is going well, call your grandmother.” — Italian proverb
  • “The simplest toy, one which even the youngest child can operate, is called a grandparent.” — Sam Levenson
  • “Nobody can do for little children what grandparents do. Grandparents sort of sprinkle stardust over the lives of little children.” — Alex Haley
  • “Grandparents are there to help the child get into mischief they haven’t thought of yet.” — Gene Perret
  • “You are the sun, Grandma, you are the sun in my life.” — Kitty Tsui
  • “I’m not spoiled. I’m just well taken care of by my grandparents.”
  • “Grandparents are like stars. You don’t always see them, but you know they’re there.”
  • “Grandparents make the world a little softer, a little kinder, and a little warmer.”
  • “Grandfathers are just antique little boys.” — Unknown

Love captions for your BFF

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  • “Anything is possible when you have the right people there to support you.” — Misty Copeland
  • “A friend is one who overlooks your broken fence and admires the flowers in your garden.”
  • “In the cookie of life, friends are the chocolate chips.”
  • “It's the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter.” — Marlene Dietrich
  • “If we treated ourselves as well as we treated our best friend, can you imagine?” — Meghan Markle
  • “A friend is someone who understands your past, believes in your future, and accepts you just the way you are.”
  • “Friends are those rare people who ask how we are and then wait to hear the answer.” — Ed Cunningham
  • “A loyal friend laughs at your jokes when they’re not so good, and sympathizes with your problems when they’re not so bad.” — Arnold H. Glasgow
  • “The most beautiful discovery true friends make is that they can grow separately without growing apart.” — Elisabeth Foley
  • “A true friend is someone who thinks that you are a good egg even though he knows that you are slightly cracked.” — Bernard Meltzer
  • “Awards become corroded. Friends gather no dust.” — Jesse Owens
  • “Find a group of people who challenge and inspire you; spend a lot of time with them, and it will change your life.” — Amy Poehler

Spread the love — today and always — with these sweet love captions for Instagram. Whether you’re sharing your love for your partner, child, parent or bestie, these will strike just the right note.

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