The Best Instagram Captions for All Your January Winter Blues Posts

Winter is great, but once we've put away the Christmas decorations and celebrated the new year, we think it's time to say goodbye to the cold weather and dark days.

Unfortunately, winter officially lasts until the middle of March, meaning we've got weeks and weeks of dreariness to get through once the festivities are over. Scroll down for a list of quotes to use as captions for all of your January winter blues Instagram posts.

For that lonesome selfie when you're missing your friends:

"Things change. And friends leave. Life doesn't stop for anybody."

-Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower


For that post-winter breakup pic:

"It's sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew."

-Henry Rollins


For that shot of you looking sick and tired of the cold weather:

"Nothing burns like the cold."

-George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones

A Sad Woman in the Snow
(via Unsplash)


For the photo you take when something doesn't go your way:

"Life's under no obligation to give us what we expect."

-Margaret Mitchell


For when you're dreaming of longer days and warming weather:

"Winter is on my head, but eternal spring is in my heart."

-Victor Hugo


For when getting back into things has you a little down:

"Feeling a little blue in January is normal."

-Marilu Henner


For that pic when you're feeling lonely:

"Melancholy were the sounds on a winter's night."

-Virginia Woolf, Jacob's Room


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For that landscape shot of a dreary January day:

"Heavy hearts, like heavy clouds in the sky, are best relieved by the letting of a little water."

-Christopher Morley

A Dreary Winter Day
(via Unsplash)


For that sad selfie:

"You cannot protect yourself from sadness without protecting yourself from happiness."

-Jonathan Safran Foer


For that pic of you missing your special someone who's back at college:

"Summer without you is as cold as winter. Winter without you is even colder."


For that photo of you looking wistful:

"Winter is like looking inside my soul."

A Woman Looking Wistfully Outside in the Winter
(via Unsplash)


For when you're so over the cold and dark:

"My favorite thing about winter is when it's over."


For when you're giving yourself a little piece of summer to stave off the blues:

"You can't get too much winter in the winter."

-Robert Frost


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For that shot of you stuck inside on a cold day:

"Now is the winter of our discontent."

-William Shakespeare


For that image of you looking beyond January:

"If Winter comes, can Spring be far behind?"

-Percy Bysshe Shelley


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