55 Quotes to Use as Captions for Your Instagram Posts of Clouds
Whether you live somewhere warm, like sunny Los Angeles, or in gloomy Seattle, where rain reigns, clouds are sure to loom overhead. They bring us rain and snow, protect us from the sun and arrange themselves into stratus, cumulus and nimbus formations for endless cloud-gazing. Essentially, clouds are a bit of a miracle, and if you love taking photos of them, keep scrolling for the loveliest quotes to use as Instagram captions for all of your cloud pics.
For when your mood is as ever-changing as the clouds:
"You are the sky. The clouds are what happens, what comes and goes."
For a photo of the ever-changing clouds taking flight:
"The clouds—the only birds that never sleep."
– Victor Hugo
For when you know the clouds are just trying to soak up some sun, just like you:
"Sometimes the clouds in the sky are mistaken. They didn't come to block the sunlight. They came to embrace it."
For when the clouds remind you to look on the bright side of life:
"Every cloud has a silver lining."
For when you swear the clouds resemble the person in your heart:
"Think I see you in the clouds."
–Finn Matthews, "Clouds"
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For when you feel like you could learn a thing or two from the clouds:
"Clouds are on top for a reason. They float so high because they refuse to carry any burden!"
-Jasleen Kaur Gumber
For when you're on a hike and the majestic clouds are moving just as swiftly as you are:
"I could not decide who was the wanderer—the rain, or the clouds, or me!"
For that gorgeous heart-shaped cloud:
"Love is like the clouds of the sky."
For the photo carousel of the same set of shifting clouds:
"Clouds in the sky very much resembles the thoughts in our minds!"
-Mehmet Murat Ildan
For the gorgeous, fluffy cloud that inspires a creative breakthrough:
"Revelations are found in clouds."
For when the cloudy sky keeps reminding you of someone you'd rather forget:
"Tried to forget me. You'll think of me every time you see clouds"
For when you're making the best use of your time admiring the clouds:
"Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer's day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time."
― John Lubbock, The Use Of Life
For that shot of the vibrant sun peeking through the clouds:
"The sun always shines above the clouds."
-Paul F. Davis
For when it feels like the clouds are waving you bye-bye:
"The clouds travel like white handkerchiefs of goodbye,
the wind, traveling, waving them in its hands."
-Pablo Neruda, Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair
For that photo of clouds during a sunset:
"Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky."
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When when you're peering down on the clouds from above:
"Go up in the clouds because the view's a little nicer."
-Zach Sobiech, "Clouds"
For when you're embracing the clouds making the day a little more grey:
"Not believing in clouds won't keep them from forming."
-Richelle E. Goodrich, Being Bold: Quotes, Poetry, & Motivations for Every Day of the Year
For that extra cloudy photo:
"Behind every cloud is another cloud."
For when the clouds have obscured the sun for a little too long:
"How long can the clouds arrest the sunshine?"
-P.S. Jagadeesh Kumar
For that emo cloud photo:
"Clouds suit my mood just fine."
For when you see infinity in the clouds:
"Potential isn't in a limitless sky. It's in the clouds."
-A.D. Aliwat, In Limbo
For when the movement of the clouds has you feeling philosophical:
"In this lifetime we meet and part like passing clouds."
For the clouds that give the sky a bit of edge:
"Clouds add character to the heavens."
-Dahi Tamara Koch, Within the event horizon: poetry & prose
For the selfie that gorgeously incorporates the clouds in the sky:
"Touch the sky and you will always walk on clouds."
-Anthony T. Hincks
For when the clouds take on whimsical shapes:
"If you use your imagination, you can see lots of things in the cloud formations."
-Charles M. Schulz
For the empowering selfie, taken against a backdrop of clouds:
"Try to be a rainbow in someone's cloud."
For when you've just about had enough of the clouds:
"Month after month of rain and clouds. Hug the light wherever you find it."
For the beautiful clouds that fill your soul with joy:
"Poetry resembles these clouds."
– Misbah Khan
For when the clouds finally break:
"There's a bright spot in every dark cloud."
For the sky so beautiful it makes you wish you could fly through the clouds:
"It is a fantasy of everyone to live above the clouds!"
-Mehmet Murat İldan
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For when the clouds are particularly fluffy:
"Aren't the clouds beautiful? They look like big balls of cotton… I could just lie here all day, and watch them drift by…"
For that landscape cloud photo:
"There are no rules of architecture for a castle in the clouds."
-Gilbert K. Chesterton
For when those clouds feel close enough to touch:
"If I miss a star then I grab a handful of clouds."
For the most heavenly shot of the skies:
"Those clouds are angels' robes."
– Charles Kingsley.
For when the light of the sun perseveres even through the densest clouds:
"We all have bad days, but one thing is true; no cloud is so dark that the sun can't shine through."
For when you realize you're sharing the same clouds with many others:
"Clouds are the most egalitarian of nature's displays, since each one of us has a good view of them, so it really doesn't matter where you are."
-Gavin Pretor-Pinney, The Cloudspotter's Guide
For when the clouds resemble tall ships:
"I did not know until now that clouds could be like this. I did not know that the sky is the sea and that clouds are the souls of happy ships, sunk long ago."
For when heavy rainclouds start forming overhead:
"See the vultures circling, dark clouds."
-Taylor Swift, "I Know Places."
For when the clouds are so inviting they feel like friends:
"You must not blame me if I do talk to the clouds."
– Henry Thoreau
For when the clouds make you feel very small and unimportant:
"What can poor mortals say about clouds?"
-John Muir, My First Summer in the Sierra
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For the video of luminously shifting clouds:
"When we feel stuck, look at the sky. The clouds remind us that everything changes."
For when you're a little down and pondering the clouds:
"The sad girl knew that clouds are only temporary and the sun is forever."
-Giovannie de Sadeleer
For when you're trying to turn off your mind and be like the clouds:
"The clouds don't overthink; they just drift."
For the selfie that shows you swaying with the clouds:
"Dance with the clouds."
– Adrienne Posey
For when you're dressed bold and bright, contrasting with the day's thick clouds:
"Be the sunshine on a cloudy day."
For when the clouds take on a shade you've never quite seen before:
"Every day looking on the sky you will notice the clouds' different color."
-Cris Ann Gamit Diaz
For when you're just as free and unpredictable as the clouds:
"A cloud does not know why it moves in just such a direction and at such a speed, it feels an impulsion… this is the place to go now.
-Richard Bach, Illusions: The Adventures Of A Reluctant Messiah
For when the sunset seems to set the clouds on fire:
"Everything was scarlet. The clouds were flames, so wild and vibrant that blue didn't look like a color anymore."
-Rachel Joyce, The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessy
For when a cloudy night results in a starless skyline:
"Heavy clouds were putting out the stars."
-Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Night Flight
For the dreamiest cloud photo that shows you that the sky's the limit:
"Sleep in the clouds. Dream in the sky."
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For the shot of the cloud that best represents your daydream:
"Having your head in the clouds, even for just a few minutes each day, is good for your mind, good for your body, and good for your soul."
-Gavin Pretor-Pinney, A Cloud a Day
For when you're feeling a bit like a cloud yourself:
"In the end we are all just clouds wandering around without fighting off the winds."
-Sijdah Hussain, Red Sugar, No More
For when the clouds above begin to swell with rain:
"Sometimes the clouds weren't weightless. Sometimes their bellies got dark and full."
-Samantha Young, "On Dublin Street"
For that stunning cloud photo:
"For a second I was almost jealous of the clouds."
-Kamila Shamsie, Kartogaphy
For the bright star poking through the evening clouds:
"There was a star riding through clouds one night."
-Virginia Woolf, The Waves
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