Florida has some of the best beaches in the world and some of the coolest towns like Miami. Here are 100+ florida quotes to (hopefully) inspire you to visit Florida or if you have already been use as awesome Instagram captions!

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100+ Florida Quotes for inspiring instagram captions

1. “A bad day in Florida is still better than a good day anywhere else.”

2. “I love Florida. I love the beach. I love the sound of the crashing surfers against the rocks.” – Emo Philips

3. “Florida means land of flowers, not land of ugly.” – Bill Johnson

4. “Florida is a place of unparalleled diversity of backgrounds, experiences and vision. It makes our culture unique, but it can also make it difficult to define a common identity and create a sense of community that reaches beyond our neighborhoods to all corners of our state.” – Jeb Blush

5. “Alluding to the extern of Florida, a mere peninsula confined between two seas, they pretended that it could never sustain the shock of the discharge, and that it would ‘bust up’ at the very first shot. ‘Very well, let it bust up!’ replied the Floridians, with a brevity of the days of ancient Sparta.” – Jules Verne

6. “I go to Florida sometimes for vacation. I actually really like Florida. It’s a weird place, it’s surreal. It’s so close, but you feel like you’re in another world or on an island.” – Jemima Kirke

7. “My love for you is like a Florida sunset. Orange, coral, pink and lavender, it exists to warm your heart through the inevitable darkness.” – Jarod Kintz

8. “Two things Florida can teach the other 49 stated: how to make good margarita ad how to deal with the aftermath of a hurricane.” – Tom Feeney

9. “It doesn’t matter how much I think I know about Florida, it still flips me on the head every time. It’s just an absurd, electric place, and the stories that can come out of that place just never stop.” – Matt Passmore

10. “The miracle of the light pours over the green and brown expanse of saw grass and of water, shining and slow-moving below, the grass and water that is the meaning and the central fact of the Everglades of Florida. It is a river of grass.” – Marjorie Stoneman Douglas

11. “My parents didn’t want to move to Florida, but they turned 60 and that’s just the law.” – Jerry Seinfeld

12. “Florida is a strange place: hot, beautiful, ugly. I love it here, and how nothing makes sense but still, somehow, there is a rhythm.” – Roxane Gay

13. “Being from Miami, you’re used to the fact that your home is a vacation spot. But that’s what makes Miami one of the best places in the world. We’re so rich in different cultures, being so close to Haiti, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico, and then you’ve got people who travel from all over the world just to come visit.” – Flo Rida

14. “Florida tends to be one of those places that people like to play in the winter.” – Gary Bongiovanni

15. “Here in Florida we have something special we never enjoyed at Disneyland… the blessing of size. There’s enough land here to hold all the ideas and plans we can possibly imagine.” – Walt Disney

16. “Walt Disney World is nearly 30,000 acres, or 48 square miles. That is more than 80 times the size of Monaco. Grace Kelly would have been queen of a larger and wealthier kingdom if she’d married Uncle Walt instead of Prince Rainier.” – Eve Zibart

17. “Florida was a hotbed of a professional wrestling, one of the hottest in the country.” – Eric Bischoff

18. “That’s one of the reasons I moved to Florida. Of course, the main reason is the weather and the training. But there’s more jealousy in Switzerland because it’s so little and they don’t have so many athletes.” – Martina Hingis

19. “One thing I will never do as long as I’m at Georgia is to lose to Florida.” – Herschel Walker

20. “We ought to be bragging about Florida!” – Rick Scott

21. “I represent Orlando, Florida, the world’s number one vacation destination.” – Ric Keller

22. “Almost everything strange washes up near Miami.” – Rick Riordan

23. “A person should always be willing to adjust for a rainy day. That was a good attitude in all of life, but was a reality to the way of life for those residing in Florida.” – M. Reali-Elliott

24. “I live in Florida, and when people ask how close to the beach I am, I say, “Twelve minutes or twelve hours. Depends on which beach you want to go.” – Jarod Kintz

25. “I am absolutely convinced that Florida will become the most exciting place in the world to live and work.” – Rick Scott

26. “I like Florida. Everything is in the 80’s. The temperature, the ages and the IQ’s.” – George Carlin

27. “Florida was the low point. The entire state, yep. I’m not sure I’d go back.” – David Cross

28. “Every child in South Florida can dance. And every child there is amazing.” – Abby Lee Miller

29. “I live in Florida and people are crazy here. And I say that lovingly.” – Amy Seimetz

30. “They call Florida the “Sunshine State,” which is funny because in the twelve years I lived here, it was only sunny for like twenty minutes-when the eye of the hurricane passed over my house.” – Seth Lyon

31. “When up-north friends say “How can you live in Florida? It’s so hot. Too humid. You have alligators!” I reply, “You’re right. It’s horrible. You’d hate it.” – Unknown

32. “Florida isn’t so much a place where one goes to reinvent oneself, as it is a place where one goes if one no longer wised to be found.” – Douglas Coupland

33. “The Florida sun seems not much a single thing overhead but a set of klieg lights that pursue you everywhere with an even white illumination.” – John Updike

34. “Florida has its own rhythm, too. People go to work, they watch their children learn and grow and start families of their own. They play in the sun and pass their lives enjoying the outsize blessings that make our state unique.” – Jeb Bush

35. “As frightening as this may sound, what you see in the books is the way I see the world. And so far I haven’t seen anything, either in Florida or elsewhere, to dissuade me from it.” – Carl Hiaasen

36. “The Florida peninsula is, in fact, an emerging plateau, honeycombed with voids and vents, caves and underground waterways. Travelers on Interstate Highway I-75 have no idea that, beneath them, are cave labyrinths still being mapped by speleologists – ‘cavers’, they prefer to be called.” – Randy Wayne White

37. “Miami will always be special to me.” – Christian Yelich

38. “I have to remind the people who put down East Coast surfing that Kelly Slater is from Florida.” – Don Winslow

39. “No matter where you put me, I don’t care if it is North Carolina, Florida, California, New York City; I’m going to be who I am.” – Chris Paul

40. “I was born in Dallas, Texas, but I was raised in south Florida. ‘Ice Ice Baby’ is about the area.” – Vanilla Ice

41. “Miami Beach is a completely interesting hybrid because it is, on the one hand, a resort and, on the other hand, a real city. This condition of city and water on two sides I think really amazing. And in the heart of that city, it has put an enormous convention center, an enormous physical presence.” – Rem Koolhaas

42. “I like anywhere with a beach. A beach and warm weather is all I really need. I like going to Florida – to Miami and to visit my mom in Fort Meyers.” – Rob Gronkowski

43. “The Florida in my novels is not as seedy as the real Florida. It’s hard to stay ahead of curve. Every time I write a scene that I think is the sickest thing I have ever dreamed up, it is surpassed by something that happens in real life.” – Carl Hiaasen

44. “Sometimes I think I’ve figured out some order in the universe, but then I find myself in Florida.” – Susan Orlean

45. “If you can afford a vacation home in Florida, you should be able to pay the taxes.” – Ken Wilkinson

46. “The railing of the balcony was cold but the blue-black night air was so warm in October, in Florida, it felt as if it could hold you, all that wetness like a blanket of kisses.” – Heather Sellers

47. “A prosthetic leg with a Willie Nelson bumper sticker washed ashore on the beach, which meant it was Florida… Then it got weird. ” – Tom Dorsey, Pineapple Grenade

48. “To Florida – its dreamers, its builders, its mavericks, and its scoundrels. (Sometimes all four at.)” – Beatriz Williams, Cocoa Beach

49. “Anytime I get down to Miami, it’s a wonderful thing.” – Bill Goldberg

50. “Florida is a very healing place.” – Burt Reynolds

51. “Miami is a melting pot in which none of the stones melt. They rattle around.” – Tom Wolfe

52. “I couldn’t adjust to the racism in Florida. It was so blatant… I had never been so described as Florida described me.” – Sidney Poitier

53. “The one thing I did learn at Florida State, I learned to talk trash, believe that.” – Randy Moss

54. “August in Florida is God’s way of reminding us who’s in charge.” – Blaize Clement

55. “It’s always sunny in the Sunshine State. Except for at night.” – Jarod Kintz

56. “Florida has tons of entertainment opportunities because Walt Disney World and Universal Studios are there.” – Kevin Richardson

57. “We are not exposed to ice much in Florida.” – Brittany Bowe

58. “Miami was always a town that was kind to me as a wrestler. It’s a great wrestling town, and it’s a great town. There’s so much to do in Miami.” – Ric Flair

59. “The general intellectual level of South Florida is somewhere just above “functionally retarded”.” – Tucker Max

60. “Plenty of things in the universe are old, my dear. That’s like saying Florida is a metaphor for hell because they’re both hot – though your grandfather would agree wholeheartedly with that, I suppose.” – Sammy Nickalls, Welcome Home

61. “We ought to be bragging about Florida.” – Rick Scott

62. “Florida: America’s hot, moist land-Wang.” – Chuck Wending, The Cormorant

63. “The wealth of South Florida, but even more important, the meaning and significance of South Florida lies in the black muck of the Everglades and the inevitable development of this country to be the great topic agricultural center of the world.” – Marjory Stoneman Douglas

64. “Florida is a crazy place, and I have played some of the wildest shows of my life here.” – Henry Rollins

65. “If you don’t like the way we count then take I-95 and visit one of the other 56 states.”

66. JOKE “Florida is so hot that when old people retire and move to Florida it’s because they want to start practicing to hell.” – Seth Lyon

67. “I’m pretty sure my house in Florida is haunted! He’s a nice ghost though.” – Ariana Grande

68. “Through the harsh design of fate, Florida was dealt the unfortunate circumstances of bearing the brunt of not one but two hurricanes, and it appears more dark clouds are poised to visit the Sunshine State.” – Ginny Brown-Waite

69. “If I’m offered a good case in Florida or a good case somewhere else, South Florida will win every time.” – F. Lee Bailey

70. “I live in Florida, and I live on a small lagoon. I sit and look out at the water all day – that’s what my desk is.” – Ted Bell

71. “According to the State of Florida, the person with the gun has the right to defend him or herself.” – Bill Cosby

72. “I love South Florida; this is where I am from, so I don’t think there is anything more rewarding than knowing that where you grew up is standing behind you and supporting you.” – Bailee Madison

73. “It’s not a right to play at Florida. It’s a privilege.” – Will Muschamp

74. “I love Miami: great town, always loved it, a great place to play basketball.” – Chris Bosh

75. “You have to remember that in a state like Florida, independent voters will decide the election.” – Jeb Blush

76. “The great thing about Florida is you – each city’s about two hours’ drive from everywhere else.” – John Cleese

77. “I love the crowds in Miami. I feel that is one of the tournaments where I get more support. That helps me a lot.” – Rafael Nadal

78. “My favorite city is Miami. It’s very fresh and the beach is sunny.” – Liu Wen

79. “I grew up in Florida, where if you weren’t comfortable dancing, you weren’t going to get any girls.” – Channing Tatum

80. “I grew up doing musical theatre in Orlando, Florida. When I was 14, I just happened to be in the right place at the right time – a deliveryman heard me singing and offered to deliver my demo tape at Sony Music. I was just really lucky.” – Mandy Moore

81. “Disney’s something to be a little alarmed about. It’s not just a little theme park anymore. It is now an ethic and outlook and strategy that goes way beyond central Florida.” – Carl Hiaasen

82. “The job of the governor of the state of Florida is to do what is in the best interest of the paper of the state of Florida.” – Andrew Gillum

83. “I don’t think about tennis 24/7. I enjoy time on the lake at my Florida home and just being lazy on the sofa.” – Andy Roddick

84. “I actually like South Florida. I never lived in a more interesting place than this. I’ve never met a wider range of people. I guess when I came here I thought there were Cubans and then there were people from New York and that was Miami. Now I know that it’s Cubans, people from New York, and some people from New Jersey.” – Dave Barry

85. “What’s special about Miami is the collision of cultures. And the white sand beaches and fantastic restaurants.” – Jeffrey Dean Morgan

86. “Miami is just really fun whenever I go there. It’s like this post-apocalyptic Barbie world: everything is pink, and there are palm trees everywhere. But then there are also all these people in sunglasses, warehouses with sick parties where all the girls are covered in spikes and black leather. It’s a very weird place.” – Grimes

87. “There are so many colorful characters in Florida. There’s a lot of money, development – not all of it good and corruption.” – John Grisham

88. “Miami is one of these places when diversity is in our blood, where, you know, if you want to go have a Nicaraguan breakfast, a Cuban lunch, and an American dinner, you do.” – Ana Navarro

89. “Of all the places in the world, she belongs to Florida. How dispiriting to learn this of herself.” – Lauren Groff, Florida

90. “Do you always carry a gun?’ Peach asked. ‘It’s Florida,’ Annalie said. She hefted her purse up and down as if she were working out with weights. ‘Even Mickey Mouse probably carries a piece.’” – Brian Freeman, Season of Fear

91. “Having Miami in a state like Florida makes no sense. You may as well put Los Angeles in the middle of Arkansas. It’s not connected, it is just bright and loud and big and… there.” – Caspar Vega, Southern Dust

92. “I grew up in Florida riding horses, so for the majority of my life I was either in boots and jeans or a bathing suit.” – Kate Upton

93. “Wade tried to imagine Florida before the advent of man, but couldn’t. The landscape seemed too thoroughly colonized – the trailers, factory outlets, and cocktail shacks of the world below. He decided that if human beings took over the moon, they’d probably just turn it into Florida.” – Douglas Coupland

94. “In Miami, there’s a Latin flavor, and I just love every bit of it.” – Ryan Guzman

95. “I have been travelling to every corner of the great state of Florida. I’ve met some great people and we’ve had an honest discussion about the failures of Washington.” – Adam Hasner

96. “I love Miami; I miss it so much. I miss the beach, the peace it brings you. I love the sound and smell of the sea.” – Genesis Rodriguez

97. “Miami is one of these great places that is really sensual, physically beautiful place.” – Michael Mann

98. “Preparation in Miami is always good because of the weather.” – Paulie Malignaggi

99. “One of my favorite places is Miami, because of the people, the water and the beach – of course – and the architecture on Miami Beach is so wonderful.” – Oksana Baiul

100. “I came to Miami for the first time during the winter, and naturally, I fell in love with the weather.” – Joanna Krupa

101. “I feel like Miami is way, way too hot.” – Fred Armisen

102. “Sometimes I wish I could just go back to Florida and, like, date my home-town boyfriend. It’s really frustrating whenever I can’t go and do something because I know it’s going to be on the Internet.” – Ashley Greene

103. “What’s so beautiful about Miami is that we support each other. We’re just one big family, not just the entertainers, just everyone in general.” – DJ Khaled

104. “If your girlfriend goes to Florida for spring break, that’s not your girlfriend anymore.” – Unknown

105. “One thing about living in South Florida is that everywhere you go is violently air-conditioned.” – Katie Cotugno

106. “I’m so proud to represent the people of South Florida. I was so honored when President Obama asked me to serve as chair of Democratic Party. But there’s one job I’m even more proud of, and that’s being mom of my three kids, Rebecca, Jake and Shelby.” – Debbie Wasserman Schulz

107. “What I like about South Florida is there’s a good quality of life here; the cost of living is much lower than Silicon Valley.” – Rony Abovitz

108. “If I stayed in Florida, I would have a house and a dog and a partner. And, honestly, I was so bored.” – Tituss Burgess

109. “Writing fantasy lets me imagine a great deal more than, say, writing about alligators, and lets me write about places more distant than Florida, but I can tell you things about Florida and alligators, let you make the connection all on your own.” – Terry Brooks

Florida Keys Quotes & Instagram captions 

Recently, we made a trip to the Florida Keys including Key Largo, Islamorada, Marathon and Key West  so we decided to add dedicated quotes and Instagram captions to the Florida Keys:

Weak in the Keys

“If I was a bird I’d be headed south right about now, flyin’ over the Florida Keys” – Charlie Worsham

“Key West for me was a tropical island paradise.” – Gloria Swanson

Resting Beach Face

Easy, Breezy, Keysey

You can leave the Keys, but the Keys will never leave you

“Off the Florida Keys, there’s a place called Kokomo, that’s where you want to go to get away from it all” – The Beach Boys

Beach Life

Life in paradise

“Aruba, Jamaica, ooh I want to take ya Bermuda, Bahama, come on pretty mama Key Largo…..That’s where you want to go to get away from it all” – The Beach Boys

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