60 Galentine’s Day Quotes and Photo Captions to Celebrate Your Besties

Galentine day quotes

Galentine’s Day is a magical holiday where your romantic relationship status is irrelevant. All that matters is spending time with your lady friends who simply make life better. We can thank Leslie Knope from the popular TV comedy Parks and Recreation for blessing us with a day to drink an abundance of rosé with our gals. We agree with Leslie that “it’s only the best day of the year.”

To celebrate your girls, we compiled a list of Galentine’s Day quotes to share with the incredible female figures in your life. Show your beautiful lady friends some love by gifting a Galentine’s Day bouquet with a quote from below attached.


What Is Galentine’s Day?

“February 13th, Galentine’s Day, is about celebrating lady friends,” said Leslie Knope with a smile on the show Parks and Recreation, coining the holiday Galentine’s Day to recognize female friendships and relationships. Every year on the day before Valentine’s Day, women gather to share laughs, smiles and their gratitude for each other. For the wonderful women you’ll be honoring this Galentine’s Day, send them their favorite colored Valentine’s bouquet to remind them how special they are to you.

Galentine’s Day Quotes for the Lovely Women in Our Lives

Now ladies, it’s your day to party with your BFFs. Whether it’s with a big brunch or wine tasting, there’s nothing better than simply being with your girls. The following quotes will remind you and your besties of just that!

Leslie Knope Quotes to Get You Pumped for Galentine’s Day

  1. “We need to remember what’s important in life: friends, waffles, work. Or waffles, friends, work. Doesn’t matter, but work is third.”

  2. “You shut your mouth, you have all the strengths.”

  3. “You know my code: hoes before bros. Uteruses before duderuses…Ovaries before brovaries.”

  4. “I am big enough to admit that I am often inspired by myself.”

  5. “I’m a feminist, okay? I would never ever go to a strip club. I’ve gone on record that if I had to have a stripper’s name, it would be Equality.”

  6. “I guess some people object to powerful depictions of awesome ladies.”

  7. “You are a beautiful, talented, brilliant, powerful musk ox.”

  8. “I am a Goddess, a glorious female warrior.”

  9. “You beautiful, naive, sophisticated newborn baby.”

  10. “You are the most beautiful, glowing sun goddess ever.”


Galentine’s Quotes for Moms

11. “A mother is your first friend, your best friend, your forever friend.” – Unknown

12. “A mom’s hug lasts long after she lets go.” – Unknown

13. “Moms are the people who know us the best and love us the most.” – Unknown

14. “Nothing is lost until your mother can’t find it.” – Unknown

15. “A mother and daughter’s love is never separated.” – Viola Shipman

16. “A mother’s love endures through all.” – Washington Irving

17. “If I know what love is, it is because of you.” – Hermann Hesse

18. “Happiness is seeing your mother smile.” – Unknown

19. “Home is where your mom is.” – Unknown

20. “No matter your age, you will always need your mom.” – Unknown


Galentine’s Quotes for Sisters

21. “Having a sister is like having a best friend you can’t get rid of. You know whatever you do, they’ll still be there.” – Amy Li

22. “A sister can be seen as someone who is both ourselves and very much not ourselves—a special kind of double.” – Toni Morrison

23. “If you don’t annoy your big sister for no good reason from time to time, she thinks you don’t love her anymore.” – Pearl Cleage

24. “Sisters make the best friends in the world.” – Marilyn Monroe

25. “In the cookies of life, sisters are the chocolate chips.” – Anonymous

26. “If your sister is in a tearing hurry to go out and cannot catch your eye, she’s wearing your best sweater.” – Pam Brown

27. “Acquaintances were always on their best behavior, but sisters loved each other enough to say anything.” – Lauren Weisberger

28. “Sisters function as safety nets in a chaotic world simply by being there for each other.” – Carol Saline

29. “I’m smiling because we’re sisters. I’m laughing because there’s nothing you can do about it.” – Anonymous

30. “Sister to sister we will always be, a couple of nuts off the family tree.” – Anonymous


Galentine’s Day Quotes for Friends

31. “It seems to me that trying to live without friends is like milking a bear to get cream for your morning coffee.” – Zora Neale Hurston

32. “A true friend is someone who never gets tired of listening to your pointless dramas over and over again.” – Lauren Conrad

33. “When you meet your best friend in real life … you just know it, and you feel it.” – Lili Reinhart

34. “The best part about having true friends is that you can go months without seeing them and they’ll still be there for you and act as if you’d never left!” – Ariana Grande

35. “It’s not that diamonds are a girl’s best friend, but it’s your best friends who are your diamonds.” – Gina Barreca

36. “Some people arrive and make such a beautiful impact on your life, you can barely remember what life was like without them.” – Anna Taylor

37. “There’s nothing like a really loyal, dependable, good friend. Nothing.” – Jennifer Aniston

38. “Friendship enriches your life and makes it more interesting.” – Wendi Deng Murdoch

39. “Maybe we could be each other’s soul mates. Then we could let men be just these great, nice guys to have fun with.” – Charlotte York

40. “The best way to mend a broken heart is time and girlfriends.” – Gwyneth Paltrow


Galentine’s Day Instagram Captions

Show off how your girl gang rocks the Galentine game by throwing a pic up on the ‘gram. There’s nothing more special than capturing the memories you make with the inspiring women you’re blessed to call friends.

Parks and Recreation Quotes to Upgrade Your Galentine Instagram Caption

41. “One person’s ‘annoying’ is another person’s ‘inspiring and heroic.’” – Leslie Knope

42. “What I hear when I’m being yelled at is people caring really loudly at me.” – Leslie Knope

43. “I need you to text me every 30 seconds saying that everything is going to be okay.” – Leslie Knope

44. “I actually care whether you’re having a good time and are happy. It’s weird.” – April Ludgate

45. “Tragically, we are both heterosexual.” – Leslie Knope

46. “Everyone needs a friend they can call and wake up in the middle of the night.” – April Ludgate

47. “Just remember every time you look up at the moon, I, too, will be looking up at the moon.” – Andy Dwyer

48. “I guess I kind of hate most things, but I never really seem to hate you.” – April Ludgate

49. “How do I explain her? She’s as respected as Mother Teresa, she’s as powerful as Stalin, and she’s as beautiful as Margaret Thatcher.” – Leslie Knope

50. “You are awesome and everyone else sucks.” – April Ludgate

Galentine’s Day Instagram Captions About Friendship

51. “A good friend knows all your best stories, but a best friend has lived them with you.” – Unknown

52. “Women’s friendships are like a renewable source of power.” – Jane Fonda

53. “A friend is someone who makes it easy to believe in yourself.” – Heidi Wills

54. “Friendship is the most important thing of all.” – Kim Philby

55. “Friends don’t let friends do silly things…alone.” – Unknown

56. “Some people go to priests, others to poetry. I go to my friends.” – Virginia Woolf

57. “I don’t know what I would have done so many times in my life if I hadn’t had my girlfriends.” – Reese Witherspoon

58. “Friendship is a wildly underrated medication.” – Anna Deavere Smith

59. “You find out who your real friends are when you’re involved in a scandal.” – Elizabeth Taylor

60. “It’s the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter.”- Marlene Dietrich


Girls run the world, and as Leslie Knope once said, “Maybe it’s time for more women to be in charge.” Gifting flowers is a wonderful way to recognize these women — and if you’re feeling festive, try heart-shaped flowers!