9 Amazing Instagram Captions That Will Perfectly Capture Your Surprise

Instagram is all about capturing the little moments in your life.

Happy, sad, angry, irritated—they can all be posted on the 'gram for the world to see. And, of course, all these pics need the perfect captions to truly express the emotion of the moment.

Whether you've just walked in on a birthday party or your S.O. planned the perfect Homecoming proposal, keep scrolling for nine amazing Instagram captions that will perfectly capture your surprise.

For a photo of your S.O. surprising you with an awesome birthday gift:

"The unexpected moment is always sweeter."

-Julia Quinn

Woman smiling while sitting on stairs

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For a photo of an unexpected visit from your out-of-town BFF:

"Surprise is the greatest gift which life can grant us." 

-Boris Pasternak


For a photo of you just enjoying the natural twists and turns of life:

"Expect nothing. Live frugally on surprise." 

-Alice Walker


For a photo of you and your S.O. enjoying a sweet moment together:

"There is no surprise more magical than the surprise of being loved." 

-Charles Morgan


For a photo of your surprise when you totally excel at a difficult task:

"I have no idea what I'm doing, but I know I'm doing it well." 

Parks and Recreation 

Girl covering her face and smiling

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For a photo of you avoiding your college applications:

"I'm not making any plans. I'm just going to let the universe surprise me."

-John Cusack


For a photo of you causing a bit of destruction in the midst of your surprise:

"This is why we can't have nice things." 

-"This Is Why We Can't Have Nice Things" by Taylor Swift


For a photo of your shock as your crush asks you to a school dance:

"The best things happen unexpectedly."



For a photo reminding everyone that nothing is set in stone:

"Life is full of surprises."

-John Major



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