110 Rose Captions for Instagram

Welcome to the ultimate compilation of rose captions for Instagram.

But how can it be the ultimate compilation with only 100 quotes?“, you ask.

For each category, I’ve selected only the 10 best rose quotes. And if you want more, you can jump to the full post, with all the quotes of that category.

In total, that’s well over 1,000 quotes about roses that you can access from here! 🌹👇

The Best Rose Quotes for Instagram

Roses have captivated hearts and inspired poets for centuries.

Their beauty and fragrance evoke feelings of love, passion, and admiration.

I’ve put together for you some of the most memorable quotes about roses, to celebrate their timeless allure.


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Here are the best rose quotes for Instagram:

  1. “It is the time you have wasted for your rose that makes your rose so important.” Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince
  2. “The rose is a flower of love. The world has acclaimed it for centuries. Pink roses are for love hopeful and expectant. White roses are for love dead or forsaken, but the red roses, ah, the red roses are for love triumphant.”
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    What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.

    — William Shakespeare
  4. “A single rose can be my garden... a single friend, my world.” Leo Buscaglia
  5. “Love is much like a wild rose, beautiful and calm, but willing to draw blood in its defense.” Mark Overby
  6. “I’d rather have roses on my table than diamonds on my neck.” Emma Goldman




  1. “The rose is the flower and handmaiden of love – the lily, her fair associate, is the emblem of beauty and purity.” Dorothea Dix
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    The red rose whispers of passion, and the white rose breathes of love; O, the red rose is a falcon, and the white rose is a dove.

    — John Boyle O'Reilly
  3. “The rose is fairest when ’tis budding new, and hope is brightest when it dawns from fears.” Walter Scott
  4. “A thorn defends the rose, harming only those who would steal the blossom.” Chinese Proverb


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I think these quotes did a good job to express roses and their symbolism.

They continue to enchant us, and remind us of the enduring power of love and beauty.

Take a break from the scrolling and relax with these rose beauty quotes in video:


Red Rose Flower Quotes for Instagram

Red roses are a timeless symbol of love & passion.

These quotes are perfect for Instagram posts celebrating romantic moments, anniversaries, expressions of love.

Or simply for a red rose pic!


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Find below the best red rose flower quotes for Instagram:

  1. “Love as deep as the reddest rose.”
  2. “In a garden of colors, I choose red.”
  3. “Painting the town red, one rose at a time.”
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    My heart blooms for you like a red rose.

  5. “Captivated by the beauty of crimson petals.”




  1. “When words fail, red roses prevail.”
  2. “In the language of flowers, red roses sing of love’s eternal song.”
  3. “Red roses, like whispered promises, tell tales of love’s enduring flame.”
  4. “Love and a red rose can’t be hid.” Thomas Holcroft
  5. “Roses are red, violets are blue, I’ll never love someone the way I love you.”


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Add the fiery spirit of love and passion to your Instagram posts with these captivating red rose quotes.

It will for sure make your post memorable, and stand out in the endless scrolling feed.

Want more? Find all the red rose quotes here!


White Rose Instagram Captions

White roses, pure and serene beauty.

They inspired authors to write quotes around tranquility and freshness.

Ideal quotes for posts that reflect new beginnings, peaceful moments, or even pure joy.


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Get all the white rose instagram captions:

  1. “Embracing simplicity with every white petal.”
  2. “Whispers of purity in every bloom.”
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    She wore a white rose in her hair, as if she were a bride for all those who looked at her and loved her and created her in their minds.

    — Tim O'Brien
  4. “A white rose is a canvas of serenity.”
  5. “In a world of colors, white speaks the loudest.”




  1. “Where there is white, there is grace.”
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    A white rose can only be a white rose; it can’t be red or yellow. White roses represent purity, cleanliness, and innocence.

    — Tionne Watkins
  3. “Captivating in white.”
  4. “Like a starlit gem, the white rose epitomizes the purity of emotions.”
  5. “White roses whisper dreams of innocence.”


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Use any of the quotes above for your white rose captions!

They’ll definitely transform your feed into a haven of peace and purity.

Want more? Find all the white rose quotes here!


Pink Rose Flower Captions for Instagram

Moving on the different colors of roses, with pink roses.

The theme here is around soft, gentle beauty, and admiration.

All a good fit for Instagram posts that celebrate grace, gratitude, and the sweetness of life.


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Read the pink rose flower captions for Instagram:

  1. “Pink roses and sunshine, a perfect combination.”
  2. “Every shade of pink, a different kind of beauty.”
  3. “Roses are red, violets are blue… oh wait, these are pink!”
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    The pink roses are love hopeful and expectant.

    — Lucy Maud Montgomery
  5. “In the garden of life, I pick pink roses.”
  6. “Admiring the world through rose-tinted petals.”




  1. “Pink is the color of joy, and my heart knows it well.”
  2. “In a world of petals, pink roses reign as love’s ambassadors.”
  3. Petals kissed by rosy dreams.”
  4. “Pink roses: enchanting souls, one petal at a time”


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Ready for your Instagram post to bloom with the soft charm of pink roses?

Then use any of the quotes above and it will add the gentle touch you were looking for.

Want more? Find all the pink rose quotes here!


Black Roses Quotes

And finally, our last section on rose colors.

Thought-provoking, mysterious, edgy, these are the best adjectives to describe the theme of this category.

That’s the logical reflection of the unique beauty of a black rose.


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Black roses quotes all waiting for you:

  1. “In a garden of colors, I found darkness and beauty in black.”
  2. “Black roses tell tales of mystery and intrigue.”
  3. “Like a black rose, life can have its moments of darkness; it’s up to us to see beyond them, finding strength to form something new and beautiful.”
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    My black roses are like my soul—dark and beautiful.

  5. “Embracing the darkness with a touch of elegance.”
  6. “Black as midnight, beautiful as a dream.”
  7. “Where there is black, there is depth.”




  1. “The black rose is a silent testament to courage and strength in the face of sorrow and loss.”
  2. “A single black rose is a mysterious beauty that helps you convey intense emotions without words.”
  3. “The beautiful essence of the black rose can only be appreciated by those with an open heart, allowing them to embrace its deeper meaning that goes beyond aesthetics.”


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Even if they’re not natural, I can’t help but love the aesthetic of black roses!

I’ve picked these quotes as they all share an air of mystery and unconventional beauty, and they’re all very powerful black rose quotes.

Want more? Find all the black rose quotes here!


Quotes About Rose Gardens

A rose garden is a haven of beauty and tranquility.

It’s the true essence of nature’s beauty, growth, and harmony.

The quotes in this category do a great job of capturing just that.


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These are my favorite quotes about rose gardens:

  1. “In the heart of a rose garden, time stands still.”
  2. “Where roses bloom, so does hope.”
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    People where you live grow five thousand roses in one garden... yet they don’t find what they are looking for.

    — Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince
  4. “A rose garden is a testament to the artistry of nature.”
  5. “Among the roses, I find my sanctuary.”
  6. “Gardens whisper the secrets of love through their roses.”




  1. “I don’t know whether nice people tend to grow roses or growing roses makes people nice.” Roland A. Browne.
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    Won’t you come into the garden? I would like my roses to see you.

    — Richard Brinsley Sheridan
  3. “Amidst the serenity of gardens, roses whisper tales of beauty.”
  4. “My garden roses are so fabulous, even the butterflies are impressed.”


realistic painting on quotes about rose gardens


I think we can agree that these quotes really bring out the ideas of personal growth, natural beauty and tranquility of a rose garden.

Use them to convey these ideas through written words, or to enhance your rose garden photos.

Want more? Find all the rose garden quotes here!


Short Flower Rose Quotes

Sometimes a short quote holds more meaning than a long-winded sentence.

And the ones below? They pack a punch!

If brevity is your style, these short rose quotes are the perfect fit for you.


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Only short flower rose quotes in this list:

  1. “Bloom and conquer.”
  2. “Petals of joy.”
  3. “Love in every petal.”
  4. “Roses speak without words.”
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    Words fall short, roses never do.




  1. “Inhale love, exhale gratitude.”
  2. “Roses: where less is always more.”
  3. “Sweet as a rose #love”
  4. “Peace, love, and roses”
  5. “A rose: poetry in a single gesture.”


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Make good use of the short time you have to capture your viewers impression with these concise rose quotes.

Short yet impactful, they’ll leave a lasting impression.

Want more? Find all the short rose quotes here!


Funny Quotes About Roses for Instagram

Roses can be funny too!

I mean, not really. They’re just flowers.

But hey, that doesn’t mean that all quotes about roses need to be serious.


camel with roses


Smile up with these funny quotes about roses for Instagram:

  1. “A rose by any other name would still make me smile – especially if it’s telling a joke!”
  2. “Roses are nature’s way of saying, ‘Hey, let’s lighten up and bloom!'”
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    If you really screw up, send roses.

    — Letitia Baldrige




  1. “Why be serious when you can be as carefree as a rose dancing in the breeze?”
  2. “A rose that can make you laugh is worth more than a dozen serious ones.”
  3. “In the garden of life, may your roses always be accompanied by laughter.”
  4. “Roses are red, Instagram’s too; here’s a funny caption, just for you!”
  5. “Why did the rose go to therapy? It had too many ‘deep roots’ issues!”
  6. “You’d get a lot more work done if you didn’t stop and smell the roses so often.”
  7. “I asked the rose for some gardening advice, but it just told me to ‘leaf’ it alone!”


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I don’t know about you, but reading these did bring a smile to my face.

They’re ideal for adding a light-hearted touch to your images, and injecting a dose of humor in your feed.

Want more? Find all the funny rose quotes here!


Deep Rose Quotes About Life

Roses are not just flowers; they are metaphors for life.

In fact, they’re often seen as deeply symbolic of life’s journey, and I’ve found many quotes relating roses to life.

They touch on deep themes, that will resonate with anyone.


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Introducing the deep rose quotes about life:

  1. “Life is like a rose; it may have a few thorns, but its beauty is worth the pain.”
  2. “Roses remind us that life is a tapestry of moments, each petal a memory.”
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    Live now, believe me, wait not till tomorrow; Gather the roses of life today.

    — Pierre de Ronsard
  4. “In the garden of existence, we are all roses, each with our unique journey.”




  1. “Life’s ups and downs are like the fragrance and thorns of a rose – inseparable yet beautiful.”
  2. “Amidst the chaos of life, find your serenity in the grace of a rose.”
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    Take time to smell the roses. Appreciating the little things in life really can make all the difference.

    — Andy Puddicombe
  4. “A rose teaches us that time is a precious thing, to be shared and cherished in the garden of life.”
  5. “As roses bloom, so does the story of life.”
  6. “Roses remind us that even in life’s thorny moments, beauty can prevail.”


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That was a good read!

It works great to create moment of introspection, and inspiration.

If that’s what you’re trying to create for the recipient of the quote, then you’re spot on.

Want more? Find all the rose quotes about life here!


Cute Rose Quotes About Love

We’re now reaching what is probably the main theme around roses: love.

While some of the quotes above did already touch on love, the ones in this category are all about it.

Affection, sweet love, romance, burning passion; all represented in the quotes below.


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Only the best cute rose quotes about love:

  1. “Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend, just like a rose can turn thorns into petals.”
  2. “In the language of flowers, a single red rose says more than words ever could.”
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    Love and roses have one thing in common – they both bloom when nurtured with care.

  4. “A rose without thorns is like love without heartache – beautiful yet incomplete.”
  5. “In the garden of love, every rose tells a story of passion and devotion.”
  6. “Roses speak the poetry of the heart.”
  7. “Your love is the reddest rose, vibrant and ever-present.”




  1. “In the garden of my soul, she is the rose that radiates beauty, a symbol of love that never fades.”
  2. “A rose is not defined by its thorns but by the beauty it brings—a metaphor for love’s resilience and grace.”
  3. “As the sun sets, casting hues of warmth, so does love paint the sky of our hearts with the vibrant colors of a rose in bloom.”


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I hope you ‘loved’ them. Ok that was a terrible pun.

Anyways, use any of the quotes above to celebrate love & affection for that special someone.

Want more? Find all the rose quotes about love here!


Thorns & Rose Quotations

Wow, we’re already in our last category?

We’ll finish strong with quotes about roses and thorns.

The quotes below will explore the themes of strength, resilience, and the beauty that lies in overcoming obstacles in life.


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Final list, dedicated to thorns & rose quotations:

  1. “In the garden of life, rose thorns are the silent guardians of beauty, reminding us that strength often lies beneath the surface.”
  2. “The thorns of a rose remind us that beauty often comes with its share of challenges.”
  3. “In a garden of perfection, the thorns of a rose teach us resilience and strength.”
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    But he who dares not grasp the thorn
    Should never crave the rose.

    — Anne Bronte
  5. “A rose, adorned with thorns, teaches us that even in vulnerability, there is an inherent strength waiting to be discovered.”
  6. “Soft grace, guarded secrets—the allure of a thorned rose.”
  7. “Just as a rose embraces its thorns, we too can find beauty in our imperfections.”




  1. “The thorns of life may prick us, but they also remind us to appreciate the roses.”
  2. “A rose’s thorns may deter the careless, but they guide the determined to its exquisite bloom.”
  3. “Thorns on a rose: the original ‘handle with care’ instruction.”


Want more? Find all the rose thorn quotes here!


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And there you have them all, the very best rose captions for Instagram!

I’ve made sure to include a rose quote for most of the categories that you could need.

But truth is, I’ve got even more in stock! Here are even more categories if you didn’t find what you were looking for in the quotes above:


I hope you found inspiration in these quotes, and that you enjoyed reading them all.

By the way, what was your favorite quote of them all? Let me know in the comments below and tell me why you loved it!

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