37 Wishful Quotes From Disney's Live-Action Pinocchio to Use as Your Next Instagram Caption

Last week, the live-action version of Disney's classic Pinocchio dropped on Disney+, retelling the timeless story with a hint of modern flair—and an unforgettable performance of Geppetto by Tom Hanks.

The new movie brings back all of the most iconic moments from the original, but with a few twists and turns to keep even the most devoted fans on their toes, making the tale as beautiful and relevant as ever. We adored it from start to finish, and if you feel the same way, keep scrolling for our very favorite quotes from the film to use as your next Instagram caption.

For when there's a wish in your heart you'd really, really like to make reality:

"When you wish upon a star your dreams come true."

-Jiminy Cricket

 

For when something wild just happened to you, and you have to tell everyone:

"I'm here to tell you one humdinger of a tale."

-Jiminy Cricket

 

For your fave TBT pic:

"It's a story that begins once upon a time, a long time ago."

-Jiminy Cricket

 

For when you're finding some really cool, weird stuff at the thrift store:

"Oddments, huh? Sounds like my kind of place."

-Jiminy Cricket

 

For when you're lamenting a choice you should've made in the past:

"Heart so young, songs unsung. Oh, what might have been."

-Geppetto

 

For when your last relationship just didn't pan out:

"Happily ever after was never meant to be."

-Geppetto

 

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For tucking your fish in for the night:

"Good night… my little water baby."

-Geppetto

 

For when you wish on the brightest star in the sky:

"Star light, star bright. First star I see tonight. I wish…"

-Geppetto

 

For being punny about your grandfather clock:

"The problem with that one clock, it talks too much."

-Geppetto

 

For when you're being 100% the realest:

"To be real is up to you."

-The Blue Fairy

Pinocchio 2022: The Blue Fairy

(Pinocchio via Disney+)

 

For when you haven't really been listening to your conscience:

"A conscience is that still small voice that most people refuse to listen to. And that is the entire problem with the world today."

-Jiminy Cricket

 

For when you do the right thing, in spite of everything:

"I consider myself a bug of high moral standards."

-Jiminy Cricket

 

For when you're showing the true quality of your character:

"The most important part about being real isn't what you're made of. It's about what's in your heart."

-The Blue Fairy

 

For when something extraordinary happens and changes your life:

"Like a bolt out of the blue, fate steps in and sees you through."

-The Blue Fairy

 

For the pic with the person you'll never let down:

"If you get splinters, I'll be there with glue."

-Geppetto

Pinocchio 2022: Geppetto Meets Pinocchio

(Pinocchio via Disney+)

 

For showing the cobbled streets of your European vacation:

"This town can be very confusing. There are many, many curving streets, so pay attention."

-Geppetto

 

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For when you don't care if your latest posts aren't of the highest quality:

"Ah! I have some very good garbage for you."

-Geppetto

 

For ironically posting about your unenthusiastic return to class:

"The merry laughter of innocent children wending their way to school. Their thirsty minds rushing to the fountain of knowledge."

-Honest John

Pinocchio 2022: Pinocchio meets Honest John

(Pinocchio via Disney+)

 

For when you're not really getting it, but you can't wait to learn more:

"I can't wait to get to school and learn what all this stuff is."

-Pinnochio

 

For when you break something:

"Well, we can't all be constructed of quality lumber."

-Honest John

 

For the shot of you desperately trying to be a somebody:

"Nobody wants to be a nobody."

-Honest John

 

For when your social following finally starts to take off:

"Not just an actor. An entrepreneur. Nay, an influencer."

-Honest John

 

For showing off your pics from drama class:

"Hi-diddle-dee-dee, an actor's life for me."

-Honest John

 

For calling out a liar:

"As a rule of thumb, when somebody calls themselves 'honest,' they ain't."

-Jiminy Cricket

 

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For when you get a really unfair grade:

"I don't think that teacher likes me."

-Pinnochio

 

For when your teacher's style just isn't compatible with yours:

"Is his curriculum child-led? Brain-based for a growth mindset? I think not. He makes no room for different learning styles."

-Honest John

 

For when you're over school:

"School is for ordinary, humdrum, common, boring, silly little children!"

-Honest John

 

For sharing something that doesn't even seem real:

"I present to you something that you will absolutely refuse to believe."

-Stromboli

 

For when you're freshly single, and loving it:

"I've got no strings to hold me down, to make me fret, or make me frown.."

-Pinnochio

 

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For flaunting your dance moves:

"All you need is your feet and a beat and the floor. You'll find your flow, and that's when you let go."

-Fabiana

Pinocchio 2022: Pinocchio and Sabine

(Pinocchio via Disney+)

 

For when you're sick of being Insta-famous:

"It's not my fault. I never wanted to be famous."

-Pinnochio

 

For the tastiest-looking shot of your cheese and meat board:

"No time to explain charcuterie, pal."

-Jiminy Cricket

 

For when you're feeling like a stick in the mud:

"Well, kids, it seems we have a doubter in our midst. A killjoy who apparently doesn't believe in having fun."

-The Coachman

 

For when you're at sea and can't see anyone else for miles:

"No boats, nothing. Only water as far as the eye can see."

-Jiminy Cricket

Pinocchio 2022: Jiminy Cricket and Pinocchio on the pier

(Pinocchio via Disney+)

 

For when your bestie has been doing all of the coolest stuff lately:

"My goodness. I haven't done a fraction of that in my whole life."

-Geppetto

 

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For when you fall for someone when you least expect it:

"When you first came to me, I might have made you think I wanted somebody else. But it was you I was wishing for."

-Geppetto

 

For the shot with the person you'll love no matter what:

"There isn't a single thing I would change about you."

-Geppetto

Pinocchio 2022: Geppetto and Pinocchio washed up on beach

(Pinocchio via Disney+)

 

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