These 16 Grinchy The Grinch Instagram Captions Will Get You Through the Holidays

Whether you adore or abhor the holiday season, the Grinch can be an oddly relatable character.

With the holidays around the corner, we decided to put together some of The Grinch films' most classic quotes, which double as excellent Instagram captions—even when you aren't in a particularly Grinchy mood.

For the photo of you looking totally content hanging out at home all by yourself:

"I don't know why I ever leave this place. I've got all the company I need right here."

-The Grinch, How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2o00)


For when you're vegetarian and the holiday table is lined with meat dishes:

"Aw, roast beast is a feast I can't stand in the least!"

-The Grinch, How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1966)


(How the Grinch Stole Christmas! via CBS)


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For the shot of you getting emotional while watching the latest episode of This Is Us:

"Help me! I'm feeling!"

-The Grinch, How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2o00)


For the picture of you giving your ultra-smelly dog a bath:

"The three words that best describe you are as follows, and I quote: Stink, stank, stunk!"

-Thurl Ravenscroft, "You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch"


(The Grinch via Universal Pictures)


For when you're donning your best Santa red and white:

"With this coat and this hat, I'll look just like Saint Nick!"

-The Grinch, How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1966)


For every snap of you absentmindedly snacking:

"Am I just eating because I'm bored?"

-The Grinch, How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2o00)

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For when you're not quite sure why the holidays have you down:

"The Grinch hated Christmas! The whole Christmas season! Now, please don't ask why. No one quite knows the reason."

-Narrator, How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1966)


For the photo of your black, icy heart being warmed by something mind-numbingly cute:

"And what happened, then? Well, in Whoville they say that the Grinch's small heart grew three sizes that day."

-Narrator, How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1966)


For the pic of you ready to dig into an amazing-smelling plate of food:

"What's that stench? It's fantastic."

-The Grinch, How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2o00)

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For the jolliest shot of you and your whole family together for the holidays:

"Maybe Christmas, he thought, doesn't come from a store. Maybe Christmas, perhaps, means a little bit more."

-Narrator, How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1966)


For calling out someone who's being nasty during the holidays:

"Your brain is full of spiders. You've got garlic in your soul."

-Thurl Ravenscroft, "You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch"


For the video of you rocking out to your favorite festive track:

"Blast this Christmas music. It's joyful and triumphant."

-The Grinch, How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2o00)


(How the Grinch Stole Christmas via Universal Pictures)


For the shot of you in the outfit that makes you feel confident and empowered:

"Today we will do mean things, AND we will do them in style!"

-The Grinch, The Grinch (2018)


For when the holiday decorations are almost overwhelming:

"Pop guns, pampoogas, pantookas, and drums! Checkerboards, bizilbigs, popcorn, and plums!"

-The Grinch, How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1966)


For when someone takes the last of the food you were hoping to eat:

"Why, that Grinch even took the last can of Who hash!"

-Narrator, How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1966)


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For when you're actually starting to feel that holiday cheer:

"Fahoo forays, dahoo dorays, welcome Christmas, bring your light."

-"Welcome Christmas," How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1966)


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