These Famous Guitarist Quotes Make Perfect Insta Captions for Your Guitar-Playing Pics

Whether you've already mastered the guitar or you're learning from scratch with your new free time, everyone looks cool with this instrument in hand.

We give you permission to show off a little on Instagram by showcasing your talents—and when you do, we think one of these quotes by famous guitarists will make the perfect caption.

For when playing music makes you feel complete:

"I'm only myself when I have a guitar in my hands."

-George Harrison


For when you're just getting started, but you're excited to begin your journey on the guitar:

"I have to practice to be good at guitar. I have to write 100 songs before you write the first good one."

-Taylor Swift

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For showcasing your love-hate relationship with your instrument of choice:

"Sometimes you want to give up the guitar. You'll hate the guitar. But if you stick with it, you're gonna be rewarded."

-Jimi Hendrix


For the pic of you in your best rockstar pose:

"I just love playing guitar, so that's what I'm going to do."

-St. Vincent

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For the hand-me-down guitar that's been with you since the beginning:

"A guitar is like an old friend that is there with me."

-B.B. King


For when you're really feeling yourself with a guitar in your hands:

"Whenever I have my guitar I always feel like I'm in a different space where, here is my tool, and I have this power now."

-Nancy Wilson


For showing off the little ditty you just threw together:

"Guitar is the best form of self-expression I know."



For flaunting a new facet of your creativity:

"At the point where the painting seems to not be going anywhere, I go and pick up the guitar."

-Joni Mitchell


For the shot of you grinning with joy with your guitar:

"Someone told me the smile on my face gets bigger when I play the guitar."

-Niall Horan

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For when your guitar perfectly matches your aesthetic:

"My guitar is not a thing. It is an extension of myself. It is who I am."

-Joan Jett


For when you feel like you've found your calling in music:

"I was put on this earth to play guitar and write songs."

-Noel Gallagher


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