20 Clever Instagram Captions for Every Birthday Pic You Post

It's pretty much the law that you have to post a celebratory photo to Instagram on your birthday.

From the happening party to your tasty cake to the shot of all of your favorite people congratulating you on your special day, there's no shortage of snaps to share. But that leaves the hard part—coming up with the perfect caption.

But guess what? We have a birthday present of sorts for you in the form of a little captioning help. Keep scrolling for all of the cutest quotes to use as IG captions on your b-day.

For when you're overjoyed to spend another year on this earth:

"The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.

-Oprah Winfrey"


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For when your age is less important than your experience:

"Don't just count your years. Make your years count."

-George Meredith


For a shot of you dancing with your besties at your birthday celebration:

"We gonna party like it's your birthday."

-"In Da Club" by 50 Cent

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For your extravagant and otherworldly birthday that's anything but basic:

"There is still no cure for the common birthday."

-John Glenn


For a classic birthday selfie:

"On this day, a queen was born."


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For a photoset of highlights from your extravagant b-day shindig:

"Turn my birthday into a lifestyle."

-"Pop Style" by Drake


For a snap of you blowing out your candles:

"I'm just here for the birthday cake."

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For a pic of you looking all sorts of cheeky:

"Sassy since birth."


For when you decided to treat yourself on your special day:

"Isn't it great? It's my birthday gift to ME."

-Kuzco, The Emperor's New Groove


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For a cute shot of you and your S.O. being #CoupleGoals:

"Love is the best birthday present."


For a photo all dressed up in your best birthday party threads:

"The party don't start till I walk in."

-"Tik Tok" by Kesha

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For when you really don't feel that you're getting any older:

"It takes a long time to become young."

-Pablo Picasso


For when you're another year closer to your goal:

"I intend to live forever. So far, so good."

-Steven Wright


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For when you're just getting better with age:

"You don't get older, you get better."

-Shirley Bassey


For a video of your friends and family singing to you:

"Happy birthday to me."


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For a pic of you crying tears of joy over all the presents you got:

"It's my party and I'll cry if I want to."

-"It's My Party" by Lesley Gore


For a silly snap of you with balloons:

"Growing old is mandatory, but growing up is optional."


For the shot of you sharing your massive cake with your party:

"All the world is birthday cake, so take a piece, but not too much."

-The Beatles, "It's All Too Much"


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For a candid of you sneaking some frosting off the cake before it's cut:

"Old enough to know better, but still young enough to get away with it."


For when you can't believe it's your birthday again:

"That's the funny thing about birthdays, they're kind of an annual thing."

-Rapunzel, Tangled


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