10 Instagram Captions for When You're Only Posting a Photo Because You're Bored

Sometimes, we open up Instagram to see what our friends are up to, get some style inspiration or respond to comments on our photos. Other times, we're on it because we're simply bored.

If you ever find yourself posting on Insta just because, it can be tough to come up with a caption that captures what you're feeling. But these quotes about boredom might do the trick.

For the painfully bored photo you take when you accidentally left your earbuds at home:

"The most boring thing in the world? Silence."

-Justin Timberlake


For when you're facing some massive writer's block but you're looking for your next inspiration:

"Boredom always precedes a period of great creativity."

-Robert M. Pirsig


For the shot of you indulging because there was nothing else to do:

"I tried to be good, but then I got bored."

SpongeBob SquarePants: Squidward looking bored and miserable while shopping

(SpongeBob SquarePants via Nickelodeon)


For the stylish photo of you attempting to be anything but boring:

"You ought not to be ashamed of being bored. What you ought to be ashamed of is being boring."

-Lord Hailsham


For the pic of you trying something new to pass the time:

"The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity."

-Dorothy Parker

Tangled: Rapunzel bored and reading a book in bed

(Tangled via Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)


For when you want to seem somewhat productive, even as you daydream the day away:

"You get ideas from daydreaming. You get ideas from being bored. You get ideas all the time."

-Neil Gaiman


For the random photo from your camera roll that you're posting just because:

"Instagram is like the fridge. When you're bored, you keep opening it."


For when you haven't crushed on anyone lately and you're on the lookout for someone new to adore:

"Boredom: the desire for desires."

-Leo Tolstoy


For when you know you shouldn't be bored, but you're too lazy to do anything about it:

"Perhaps the world's second worst crime is boredom. The first is being a bore."

-Cecil Beaton

Spider-Man: Homecoming - Peter dressed as Spider-Man bored while lying in a web hammock

(Spider-Man: Homecoming via Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)


For the photo you take when you're determined to break through your incredible boredom:

"Don't let the boredom break you. If roses were to stop growing before blooming, we would never see their beauty."

-Remington Taylor


Sometimes, a quiet day is torture, but other times, just hanging around can be pure bliss. Click HERE for lazy Instagram captions perfect for your days of doing nothing.