Lift Your Instagram Followers' Spirits With These Inspirational Captions

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"Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement."

Best Inspirational Quotes to Use as Instagram Captions

There's inspiration everywhere. Some days, it's a little bit more difficult to find than others.

We've all been there, seriously lacking the motivation to do anything worthwhile, because it just isn't our day. We just need a little boost to help us keep keeping on.

Naturally the best place to turn for that is Instagram. With the amount of creative and encouraging individuals on the social media platform, you're bound to come across someone who pushes you to be your very best. And if you can't find them, be that person for someone else.

We'll leave you to figure out which picture to post on IG, but we'll provide some inspirational quotes for you to use as your caption. Find the one that tickles your fancy now!

•"Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement." -Helen Keller

•"Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it." -Charles R. Swindoll

•"It's better to be a lion for a day than a sheep all your life." -Sister Elizabeth Kenny

•"Motivation comes from working on things we care about." -Sheryl Sandberg

•"Keep your face always toward the sunshine and shadows will fall behind you." -Walt Whitman

•"Well done is better than well said." -Benjamin Franklin

•"No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world." -Robin Williams

•"It always seems impossible until it's done." -Nelson Mandela

•"Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Wishing is not enough; we must do." -Johann Von Goethe

•"The world is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper." -Bertrand Russell

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•"Without hard work, nothing grows but weeds." -Gordon B. Hinckley

•"Don't let yesterday take up too much of today." -Will Rogers

•"If you look at what you have in life, you'll always have more." -Oprah Winfrey

•"Let us make our future now, and let us make our dreams tomorrow’s reality." -Malala Yousafzai

•"Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit." -E. E. Cummings

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•"People who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do." -Rob Siltanen

•"The power of imagination makes us infinite." -John Muir

•"You are enough just as you are." -Meghan Markle

•"My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive." -Maya Angelou

•"I dwell in possibility." -Emily Dickinson

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•"We generate fears while we sit. We overcome them by action." -Dr. Henry Link

•"Light tomorrow with today." -Elizabeth Barrett Browning

•"Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy." -Norman Vincent Peale

•"Whether you think you can or you can't, you're right." -Henry Ford

•"Life changes very quickly, in a very positive way, if you let it." -Lindsey Vonn