12 Empowering Instagram Captions for Every Stunning Photo of a Butterfly

When a gorgeous butterfly decides to land right next to you, it's a completely natural reaction to whip out your phone and snap a pic.

Whatever emotion that butterfly makes you feel, here's a quick list of the sweetest and most empowering captions to post alongside your butterfly pic on Instagram.

For the shot of a butterfly in a vibrant rainbow of hues:

"Nature always wears the colors of the spirit."

-Ralph Waldo Emerson


For the pic of a butterfly that represents your strength and determination:

"The wings of transformation are born of patience and struggle."

-Janet S. Dickens


For the image of a butterfly on the breeze:

"The wings of hope carry us high over the winds of life."


For when a butterfly reminds you of your own transitions in life:

"If nothing ever changed, there'd be no butterflies."

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For when it's butterfly season and the entire sky is fluttering with wings:

"Social butterflies."


For the big, bold shot of a mighty butterfly:

"Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee."

-Muhammad Ali


For the pic of the butterfly that landed peacefully on you:

"Happiness is like a butterfly. It comes and rests quietly on your shoulder when you least expect it."

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For the butterfly resembling a gorgeous blossom:

"These are flowers that fly and all but sing."

-"Blue-Butterfly Day," Robert Frost


For the photo of a butterfly finally emerging from its cocoon:

"Just when the caterpillar thought her life was over, she began to fly."


For the butterfly pic that puts your own path into perspective:

"Just like the butterfly, I, too will awaken in my own time."

-Deborah Chaskin

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For the brilliantly colored butterfly that compels you to seize the day:

"The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough."

-Rabindranath Tagore


For the image of the butterflies dancing in your yard:

"Don't chase the butterfly. Mend your garden, and let the butterfly come."

-Mario Quintana


If you're personally inspired by butterflies and their transformations, click HERE for more powerful quotes about change to use as Instagram captions.