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Message Sutra: Creative Instagram status quotes for every mood

Next time you try but fail to come up with a witty line to go with your Instagram photo, don’t despair. Getting creative with your Instagram status doesn’t need to be a major production just to make them perfect for your feed. 

Go over this creative list of captions and you will find something that will suit your Instagram mood or occasion you’ll be sharing with the world.

Funny thoughts

  1. [Name]’s favourite exercise is a cross between a lunge and a crunch. S/he calls it lunch.
  2. I need a six-month holiday, twice a year.
  3. We tried to be normal once. Worst two minutes of our lives!
  4. There are 16-year-olds competing at the Olympics and some of us still push on ‘pull’ doors.
  5. That awkward moment when you’re wearing Nike’s and you can’t do it.
  6. I’m just a girl, standing in front of a salad, asking it to be a cupcake.
  7. What if we told you … you can eat without posting it on Instagram?
  8. We know the voices in our heads aren’t real, but sometimes their ideas are just too good to ignore.
  9. We don’t know what’s tighter: Our jeans or our company culture.
  10. Friday … Our second-favorite F word. 
  11. We don’t care what people think of us. Unless they’re our customers. We definitely care what customers think of us.
  12. All you need is love … and investors. All you need is love and investors.
  13. Hi, we’re [company name]. We build amazing apps and eat amazing apps.
  14. They say ‘Do what you love and money will come to you.’ Let’s see what happens, I just ordered tamales.

Clever quotes

  1. Patience — what you have when there are too many witnesses.
  2. Maybe she’s born with it, maybe it’s the Clarendon filter.
  3. ‘Life is short.’ False — it’s the longest thing you do.
  4. Happy Sunday! There may be no excuse for laziness, but [I’m/we’re] still looking.
  5. Rejection is just redirection.
  6. Better an ‘oops’ than a ‘what if.’
  7. You have stolen a pizza in our hearts.
  8. The world is changed by your example, not your opinion.
  9. Seven billion smiles and these are our favourites.
  10. Stop working hard and start working smart.
  11. When life gives you lemons, you make lemonade. When [company name] gives you [type of product], you make money.
  12. Imposter complex is just a byproduct of success.
  13. Life is simple. It’s just not easy.
  14. The best times begin at the end of your comfort zone.
  15. When nothing goes right, go left.
  16. ‘Success is making those who believed in you look brilliant.’ — Dharmesh Shah
  17. ‘If you can’t convince them, confuse them.’ — Harry Truman
  18. The world changes by your example, not your opinion.
  19. It’s always a good idea to be on the right side of history.
  20. When you learn, teach. When you get, give.
  21. Don’t quit your daydream.
  22. Legend has it that if you look hard enough you’ll see the weekend approaching!

Now that you have a year’s supply of creative Instagram status quotes, go for less drama on the photo and don’t overdo it with the filters.