76 Stunning Philadelphia Quotes & Captions for Instagram

Are you looking for some inspiring and thought-provoking Philadelphia quotes to post on Instagram? Well, you’ve come to the right place!

In this blog post, I’ve compiled the best Philly quotes for your viewing pleasure. Whether you’re a local or just visiting, these Philly Instagram captions will undoubtedly capture the essence of Philadelphia culture.

So go ahead and start scrolling – I promise you won’t be disappointed!

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Best Philly Instagram Captions

1. “Meet me in Philly.”

2. “Hi Philly, nice to meet ya!”

3. “Life, liberty, and cheesesteak.”

4. “Philadelphia is always a good idea!”

5. “Dear Philly, you’re my absolute favorite.”

6. “It’s bad manners to keep Philadelphia waiting.”

7. “Enjoying life one Philly cheesesteak at a time.”

8. “If only taking a picture made this cheesesteak last longer.”

9. “Happiness is not a state of mind, but a trip to Philadelphia.”

10. “No, of course I didn’t come all the way to Philly just for a cheesesteak.”

Best Quotes About Philadelphia for Instagram

11. “All things considered, I’d rather be in Philadelphia.”- W.C. Fields

12. “I love the dignity in the name Philadelphia, but at heart, we’re Philly.”- Lisa Scottoline

13. “We’re neighborhood people. And that’s what Philly is: neighborhoods. That’s why this all works.”- Philadelphia Magazine

14. “I love you Philadelphia. I want to thank you for accepting me, and letting me be me and make this my home forever.”- Allen Iverson

15. “I love everything about Philadelphia, and its food is like the city itself: real-deal, hearty, and without pretension.”- Lisa Scottoline

16. “New York is a place where people go to reinvent themselves; Philadelphia is a place where people discover who they are.”- Chef Peter McAndrews

17. “In Boston they ask, how much does he know? In New York, how much is he worth? In Philadelphia, who were his parents?”- Mark Twain

Short Philly Quotes

18. “Philly Dilly.”

19. “Made in Philly.”

20. “Philly let’s do it.”

21. “Phil in the Blank.”

22. “Philly rings my bell.”

23. “Sunrise in Philadelphia.”

24. “Philadelphia, I’m yours.”

25. “You’re my Philly Special.”

26. “Philly is love. Philly is life.”

27. “I left my heart in Philly, better go back and get it.”

Short Philly Captions

28. “City of brotherly love, place I call home.”- Neil Young

29. “I’m proud to be from Philadelphia.”- Sherman Hemsley

30. “I drink no cider, but feast on Philadelphia beer.”- John Adams

31. “Oh Philadelphia freedom, shine on me, I love you.”- Elton John

32. “Home is here in Philadelphia. I never like to be away too long.”- Grace Kelly

33. “Oh, baby come down, I want to hold you now, I’m in a Philly mood.”- Daryl Hall

34. “Pennsylvania is Philadelphia and Pittsburgh with Alabama in between.”- James Carville

Best Philly One Liners

35. “Good morning, Philadelphia.”

36. “I’m a Philly and wine kinda girl.”

37. “I’m from Philly, I don’t keep calm.”

38. “Here for the views and cheesesteaks.”

39. “Calories don’t count in Philadelphia.”

40. “You’ll find me with a Philly cheesesteak.”

41. “I know it’s cheesy, but I love Philadelphia.”

42. “You can leave Philly, but it will never leave you.”

43. “The Liberty Bell is such a joker, it cracked me up!”

44. “Follow your heart, even if it takes you all the way to Philadelphia.”

Hilarious Philadelphia Puns

45. “Drive CarePhilly.”

46. “I’m Phil-ing fine!”

47. “Spill the Liber-tea.”

48. “Can you bell-ieve it?!”

49. “Are you feeling Philly?”

50. “Don’t go steakin’ my heart.”

51. “This Philly cheesesteak was definitely not a mis-steak!”

52. “Coming to Philly and not visiting The Linc is ill-eagle right?”

Funny Philadelphia Jokes

53. “I’d like to see Paris before I die… Philadelphia will do.”- W. C. Fields

54. “Philadelphia, wonderful town, spent a week there one night.”- W. C. Fields

55. “I once spent a year in Philadelphia, I think it was on a Sunday.”- W. C. Fields

56. “Did anyone else notice that the Liberty Bell had a huge crack in it!?”- Unknown

57. “I’ll only get a cheesesteak in Philadelphia. No one else does it right.”- Kevin Hart

58. “First prize was a week in Philadelphia. Second prize was two weeks.”- W. C. Fields

59. “The only thing I can cheer for in Philadelphia is the national anthem.”- Bill Belichick

60. “You know what they call a good looking girl in Philadelphia… a tourist.”- Jerry Lawler

61. “The Philadelphia Museum of Art is a house of artistic and intellectual prostitution.”- Albert C. Barnes

62. “I don’t have many friends in Philadelphia. I sort of have one. And, I have the dog and someone else.”- Buzz Bissinger

Famous Philadelphia Quotes for Instagram

63. “The city of Philadelphia is all about the underdog.”- Zach Ertz

64. “I have quite a few good friends in Philadelphia who were police officers.”- Bobby Seale

65. “I think Philadelphia has been underrated over the years as a musical region.”- Daryl Hall

66. “Back in Philly we be out in the park, A place called the Plateau is where everybody goes.”- DJ Jazzy Jeff

67. “Philadelphia is the only city, where you can experience the thrill of victory and the agony of reading about it the next day.”- Mike Schmidt

68. “Training and working in Philadelphia is a very unusual situation because that city does believe that Rocky is real. No one calls me Sylvester, it’s Rocky.”- Sylvester Stallone

Inspirational Sayings About Philadelphia

69. “Philly, we breed the best, Check the resume.”- Meek Mill

70. “The problem with Philadelphia fans is that they want you to play every game like it’s your last one.”- Shawn Bradley

71. “I love Philadelphia. I was shocked at what a great city this is. For me, it is the cat’s pajamas. I love everything about it.”- George Dzundza

72. “Philadelphia, more than any filmmaker, influenced me. It’s the sickest, most corrupt, decaying, fear-ridden city imaginable… I felt like I was constantly in danger. But it was so fantastic at the same time.”- David Lynch

73. “I never walked through the streets of any city with as much satisfaction as those of Philadelphia. The neatness and cleanliness of all animate and inanimate things, houses, pavements, and citizens, is not to be surpassed.”- Frances Wright

74. “The very first words that we, the American nation, spoke were right here in Philadelphia. You know those words: “We the people.” It wasn’t, “We the conglomerates.” It wasn’t, “We the corporations.” It was, “We the people.”- Al Gore

75. “Smokey Wilson was like my Gandhi. If I had run into somebody else in prison, with a different set of values, the world might have never known one of the greatest boxing talents ever to come out of Philadelphia.”- Bernard Hopkins

76. “From the floor, I see the tops of the Philadelphia skyline out of her window. Staring at it, I realize that the night sky isn’t really black, which is the way I’ve always thought of it. It’s actually a dark shade of blue, the darkest possible.”- Siobhan Vivian

Final Thoughts

That’s a wrap! I hope you enjoyed reading these amazing Philadelphia quotes and that you had a great laugh at all the Philadelphia puns and funny Philly Instagram captions. Do you know some other great Philadelphia captions for Instagram? Let me know in the comments!

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xoxo, Kriszti


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