17 New Year’s Eve Instagram Caption Ideas That Are Way More Clever Than Champagne Emojis

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As you get yourself ready to ring in the new year, planning the perfect outfit, the perfect make-up look, the perfect hairstyle, the perfect party, are all likely at the forefront of your mind — but, don't forget to plan the perfect, clever New Year's Instagram caption and photo too. Don't roll your eyes, I'm sure you were already thinking about it — maybe wondering if you might be able to get some fireworks in the background of your picture, or perhaps an elevated view of your city? You've already taken into consideration which outfit options will photograph the best and decided that a red lip might be intense up-close but a win in pictures. What I'm trying to say is that, here, you can be honest and can admit that you're looking forward to New Year's because you can't wait to document the night on social media. So, you know it's important to prepare yourself with a solid caption beforehand so that you can bring in those likes as you bring in the New Year.

As you know, a great photo with a so-so caption is a total bust. You've got to have the whole package to stand out on one of the flashiest nights of the year on social media. The combination of photo shots and alcohol shots can often result in some confusing and typo-ridden posts, so you'll want to have a few options saved to your notepad ahead of time. So, here, I've put together a list of clever Instagram captions that will make your photo pop like a champagne bottle in a sea of equally sparkly and festive pictures on your feed. The right quote doesn't just hit the nail on the head, it mentions the new year in a clever way that makes people think, laugh, or get the feels. So copy and paste of few of these quotes into your phone so that come New Year's Eve, when you snap that perfect picture, you're ready to go with a perfectly captioned post. Happy New Year and happy snapping!

"And now we welcome the new year. Full of things that have never been." — Rainer Maria Rilke

"Year's end is neither an end nor a beginning but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can instill in us." — Hal Borland

"Do what you can, with what you have, where you are." — Rumi

"New Year’s Day… now is the accepted time to make your regular annual good resolutions. Next week you can begin paving hell with them as usual.” — Mark Twain

“It is never too late to be what you might have been.” — George Eliot

"You know how I always dread the whole year? Well, this time I'm only going to dread one day at a time." — Charlie Brown

"A little party never killed nobody." — The Great Gatsby

"Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let every new year find you a better man." — Benjamin Franklin

"That's what new year's all about, getting another chance." — New Year's Eve

"I want your midnights." — Taylor Swift

"Every new beginning comes from some other beginning's end." — "Closing Time," Semisonic

"Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right." — Oprah Winfrey

“This is a new year. A new beginning. And things will change.” — Taylor Swift

"There are far better things ahead than any we leave behind." — C. S. Lewis

"So this is the New Year." — "The New Year," Death Cab For Cutie

“I think in terms of the day’s resolutions, not the year’s.” — Henry Moore

“First you take a drink, then the drink takes a drink, then the drink takes you.” — F. Scott Fitzgerald