Funny Quotes That Will Make Your Selfies Look Awesome

If You Can't Impress 'Em, Crack 'Em Up!

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Selfies Are Spreading Like a Forest Fire
If you haven't already joined the selfie brigade, you are missing something. Even as we speak, selfies are being clicked and uploaded on every possible social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Tumblr. According to some surveys, over 1 million selfies are uploaded each day! And the number will continue to increase, as more and more people get tech savvy.



Who Are These People That Are Clicking Selfies?
Who isn't? Right from your neighbor to Michelle Obama, to the Pope... everyone is clicking selfies. And why wouldn't they? It is fun to pout and pose in front of a camera, and show your flattering side without being self-conscious. With the availability of various apps in the market, you can enhance your appearance to give Angelina Jolie or Daniel Craig a run for their money. Selfie addicts often go through great pains to get the picture perfect. Many take multiple pictures until they zero in on the right one. Some go to the extent of clicking over a hundred images until they get the right pout.

Selfies Are Not Just to Pout and Shoot; They Make a Statement
I wonder what would Freud have to say about this new self-obsession that has caught on. Is this a narcissistic trend? To a conservative thinker, it might very well seem like a bit of self-obsession.

While old school preaches humility, the new generation wants to flaunt and flash with abandon. The youth has higher self-awareness, and they don't bury their head in the sand. On the contrary, selfies are the right instrument to make a statement. You can portray yourself in various avatars.

Selfie Culture May Not Be So Bad After All
Are you worried that your teenage son is growing up to be a selfie addict?

Do you worry that this overbearing trend of exhibitionism is eroding social values? Well, let's get real. This is the age of information technology, where you communicate in split seconds. Even as you read this, millions of bytes of data are being exchanged, ideas germinated, trends created, and new business plans chalked out. Should we not board this gravy train?

That said, selfies are a reflection of the changing times. Selfies document the phases of a person's life. It's like keeping an online picture book; except that you allow the world to have access to it. If selfies are created aesthetically, they can tell a story.

How to Crack People Up With Your Selfies
Nobody wants their selfie to go unnoticed. While going topless may not be your best bet to grab eyeballs, you can try something else instead. The next time you post your duck face, splash a funny quote right across the image. Now, you've got a winner! Who wouldn't want to smile at your selfie when they see your 'devil-may-care' attitude? These funny quotes for selfies are just a beginning. As you get better at this game, you can create your own funny selfie quotes.

You can also create cool profile quotes with your selfies. Cute profile quotes will make your selfies popular.

Charles de Gaulle
The graveyards are full of indispensable men.

Sacha Guitry
You can pretend to be serious; you can't pretend to be witty.

Honore de Balzac
Behind every great fortune there is a crime.

Aristotle Onassis
If women didn't exist, all the money in the world would have no meaning.


I am not young enough to know everything.

General George Patton
The object of war is not to die for your country but to make the other bastard die for his.

George Bernard Shaw
There is no sincerer love than the love of food.

Katherine Cebrian
I don't even butter my bread; I consider that cooking.

Steven Wright
I have an existential map; it has 'you are here' written all over it.

Voltaire
Anything that is too stupid to be spoken is sung.

Aristotle
The gods too are fond of a joke.

Gloria Leonard
The difference between pornography and erotica is lighting.

Ross MacDonald
Nothing is wrong with California that a rise in the ocean level wouldn't cure.

Stephen Wright
I went to a restaurant that serves breakfast at any time. So I ordered French Toast during the Renaissance.

Stephen Wright
When they asked George Washington for his ID, he just took out a quarter.

Sue Murphy
Did you ever walk in a room and forget why you walked in? I think that's how dogs spend their lives.

Bruce Baum
I don't kill flies but I like to mess with their minds. I hold them above globes. They freak out and yell, 'Whoa, I'm way too high!'

Marilyn Monroe
It's not true that I had nothing on. I had the radio on.

Ellen DeGeneres
Accept who you are. Unless you're a serial killer.

Yogi Berra
Always go to other people's funerals, otherwise they won't come to yours.

Lawrence Ferlinghetti
If you're too open-minded; your brains will fall out.

Robert Gronock.
He who sleeps on the floor will not fall off the bed.

Bill Hicks
It's always funny until someone gets hurt. Then it's just hilarious.

Robert Maynard Hutchins
Whenever I feel the need to exercise, I lie down until it goes away.

Homer Simpson
Operator! Give me the number for 911.

Oscar Wilde
I have met a lot of hardboiled eggs in my time, but you're twenty minutes.

Paul Getty
My formula for success is rise early, work late, and strike oil.
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