If you are looking for a fun list of Texas quotes and famous Texas sayings, then you are in the right place!
Growing up in the Lone Star State, I have Texas pride running through my veins.
Being born Texan has instilled a love for Texas that will never waver.
Texas is known worldwide for cowboys, BBQ, and big hair, so it should come as no surprise that people passionately love Texas!
If you are searching for Texas quotes and Texas captions, then there is no better place to find them from a native Texan (that’s us, born and raised in North central Texas)!
These Texas captions and quotes for Instagram make great additions to the fun Texas vacation photos you’re going to post after your visit to the Lone Star State.
So, let’s dive into some of the best quotes about Texas and Texas Instagram captions!
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Short Texas Quotes
These cute Texas quotes are perfect for when you want to show your Texas pride is a few, simple words.
“God bless Texas.”
“Everything is bigger in Texas.”
“Texas is my happy place.”
“Any day is a good day if you’re in Texas.”
“I’d rather be in Texas!”
“Don’t mess with Texas.” -Texas Department of Transportation
“Living that Texas life.”
“Only Texas finds its way into your soul.”
“It certainly ain’t Texas, but what the hell.”
“Gone to Texas.”
“Find me in Texas.”
“Deep in the heart of Texas.”
“Texas is like a whole other country.”
“If found, please return to Texas!”
Funny Texas Quotes
These quotes make the perfect Texas Instagram captions!
“Texas girls are a whole different breed.” -John Cusack
“I think Texans have more fun than the rest of the world.” -Tommy Tune
“In Texas, we practically come out of the womb in jeans.” -Kelly Clarkson
“Where the tea is sweet.”
“Some folks look at me and see a certain swagger, which in Texas is called ‘walking.'” _George W. Bush
“It’s a Texas thing, you wouldn’t understand.”
“Keep calm and love Texas.”
“Help, I’m L-Austin Texas!”
“The Texas weather is perfect for flip flops and shorts.”
“I love you to Texas and back.”
“You can take the girl out of Texas but you can’t take the Texas out of the girl.”
“Here for the views and Tex-Mex.”
“I guess deep in my heart, I’ll always be a Texas girl.” -Spongebob Squarepants
“Before your state was a state, it was land. Before my state was a state, it was a country!”
“Texas is calling and I must go.”
“Houston, we have a problem.”
“All men are created equal. Except for Texans, we were created a little better than everyone else.
“Texas can make it without the United States, but the United States cannot make it without Texas.”
“I wasn’t born in Texas, but I got here as fast as I could!”
“Gone to Texas, be back NEVER.”
Famous Texas Quotes
“Texas is the finest portion of the globe that has blessed my vision.” -Sam Houston
“Texas is neither southern nor western. Texas is Texas.” -William Blakelyfclar
This is true is so many people’s minds. Texas is neither southern nor western, we are Texas!
“I’ve traveled all over the world, but I don’t think there is any place better than Texas.” -Red Adair
“You don’t just move into Texas. It moves into you.” -Manny Fernandez
“There’s no better place than Texas to start over.” -John Connelly
“You all can go to hell, and I will go to Texas.” -Davy Crockett
Crockett made this promise before leaving Tennessee and kept it. He ended up in deep East Texas before making his way to the Alamo (in present day San Antonio), where he passed away.
“Only Texas could turn defeat into a legend-and a song, and a tourist attraction, and a major motion picture.” -Rosemary Kent
This is true, and written about the Battle of the Alamo (which has been made into songs, a major motion picture, and a tourist attraction in San Antonio). In 1836, around 200 Texans, including Davy Crockett, Sam Houston, and William Travis) held the Alamo against the Mexican army for 13 days before its fall. Texas could turn defeat into a slogan also, “Remember the Alamo!”
“The best land and the best prospects for health I ever saw, and I do believe it is a fortune to any man to come here. This is a world of country here to settle.” -Davy Crockett
“I have said that Texas is a state of mind, but I think it is more than that. It is a mystique closely approximating a religion. And this is true to the extent that people either passionately love Texas or passionately hate it, and, as in other religions, few people dare to inspect it for fear of losing their bearings in mystery or paradox.” -John Steinbeck
“What you northerners never appreciate… is that Texas is so big that you can live your life within its limits and never give a damn about what anyone in Boston or San Francisco thinks.” -James Michener
“For all its enormous range of space, climate, and physical appearance, and for all the internal squabbles, contentions and strivings, Texas has a tight cohesiveness perhaps stronger than any other section of America. Rich, poor, Panhandle, Gulf, city, country, Texas is the obsession, the proper study, and the passionate possession of all Texans.” -John Steinbeck
I must admit, Texas is the obsession of many!
“Texas history is a varied, tempestuous, and vast as the state itself. Texas yesterday is unbelievable, but not more incredible than Texas today. Today’s Texas is exhilarating, exasperating, violent, charming, horrible, delightful, alive.” -Edna Ferber
“Texas is a state of mind. Texas is an obsession. Above all, Texas is a nation in every sense of the word. And there’s an opening convey of generalities. A Texan outside of Texas is a foreigner.” -John Steinbeck
“Texas has yet to learn submission to any oppression, come from what source it may.” -Sam Houston
“There is a special mystique to Texas. Texans represent many things to the uninitiated: We are bigger than life in our boots and Stetsons, rugged individualists whose two-steppin’ has achieved worldwide acclaim, and we were the first to define hospitality.” -Ann Richards
“I don’t think I’m a celebrity. I’m just a guy from east Texas who loves cars and airplanes.” -Carroll Shelby
Other Texas Instagram Captions and Quotes About Texas
“I’d rather be a fencepost in Texas, than the king of Tennessee.”
“There’s Texas…and then there’s everywhere else.”
“If a man’s from Texas, he’ll tell you. If he’s not, why embarrass him by asking?” -John Steinbeck
“I thought I knew Texas pretty well, but I had no notion of its size until I campaigned it.” -Ann Richards
“A born Texan has instilled in his system a mindset of no retreat or nor surrender. I wish everyone the world over had the dominating spirit that motivates Texans.” -Billy Clayton
Texans truly are born with a dominating spirit that motivates Texans. I know, I have it!
“There is a growing feeling that perhaps Texas is really another country, a place where the skies, the disasters, the diamonds, the politicians, the women, the fortunes, the football players, and the murders are all bigger than anywhere else.” -Peter Hamill
“There’s a freedom you begin to feel the closer you get to Austin, Texas.” -Willie Nelson
“No matter where I go, my heart will always be in Texas.”
“There’s a vastness here and I believe that the people who are born here breathe that vastness into their soul. They dream big dreams and think big thoughts, because there is nothing to hem them in.” -Conrad Hilton
“Most Americans can cover their home state in less than a week. In Texas, if you concentrate and work at it steadily, you can traverse your territory by about age thirty-seven.” -Rosemary Kent
“If you’ve ever driven across Texas, you know how different one area of the state can be from another. Take El Paso. It looks as much like Dallas as I look like Jack Nicklaus.” -Lee Trevino
This statement comparing Dallas and El Paso couldn’t be more true. The Dallas sky is lit up with city lights, and the El Paso sky is lit up with stars.
“People from all over the United States can pick Texas out on a map. Even if they’re not American, people know about Texas.”
“All over the world, traveling Texans tend to identify as Texan rather than American, because, well, we get treated like celebrities when we do.” -Elizabeth Abrahamsen
“There’s not much in West Texas, but it’s a pretty bunch of nothing.”
“Texans ignore ‘better,’ long ago forgot the useless word ‘good.’ Everything in Texas is ‘best.'” -Edward Smith
We can’t be the only state that thinks good is a useless word. Are we?
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Michelle Snell is a travel writer, history buff, wine lover, and enthusiast of different cultures. Michelle enjoys bringing places to life through her informative writing style on her blogs, That Texas Couple and Totally Texas Travel. Her practical tips and suggestions help make travel dreams a reality while immersing her readers in the history, culture, and food of a region. She is happiest sipping wine in Italy or chilling on a beach with her husband, Marty.