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50 Best Tattoo Quotes, Words, and Sayings

A selection of fifty of the best tattoo quotes out there to use as inspiration for your next tattoo project.


The Art of Choosing the Perfect Font and Lettering for a New Tattoo

The font or lettering of a tattoo adds even more meaning to the words you choose. Learn more about how the shape of words impacts their meaning.


Wording Tattoo Ideas & Tips: Text, Lettering, Script & Quotes

A guide to getting text tattoos, with important tips on font selection, tone, exotic foreign phrases, etc. This article also covers ideas and inspirations for lettering, script, and quote tattoos, with lots of good photos.


Tattoo Ideas: Bible Verses

Some Christians argue that it is against the word of the Lord to carve anything into your flesh; other Christians say, "Why not? Why not go crazy for God?" Instead of having to find a Bible, why not just tattoo a quote you like somewhere on your skin.


Tattoo Ideas: Kurt Vonnegut

This article will look at tattoos that have designs inspired by the works of Kurt Vonnegut.


Literary Tattoo Ideas: Poem Tattoos

There are many things to consider when deciding on a literary tattoo. Read on to learn more about what to think about when getting this kind of tattoo.


Literary Tattoo Ideas: Quotes From Books

This article looks at tattoo designs with quotes from books.


Ambigram Tattoo Ideas

Ambigram tattoo designs, ideas, and inspiration (including ways to make your very own)!


Tattoo Ideas: Quotes and Lyrics About Pain

I've been through a normal amount of pain in my life: the pain of sickness, the pain of addiction, the pain of loss, love, disappointment, and regret. Read on to see some great quote ideas for tattoos.


Tattoo Ideas: Quotes on Dreams, Hope, and Belief

Here are quotes about dreams and belief if you're looking for a text tattoo. Get inspiration from Gandhi, Edgar Allan Poe, Eleanor Roosevelt, and more.


Tattoo Ideas: Quotes on Life

A collection of short, yet meaningful quotes that make for great tattoo ideas.


Tattoo Ideas: Quotes on Love

After writing over two dozen articles on tattoo ideas that showcased pictures as the majority of the content, I started noticing that a large portion of the comments were from people asking for ideas on what to say, not so much on how to say it. Like...


Tattoo Ideas: Quotes on Strength, Adversity, and Courage

They say what doesn't kill you only makes you stronger—and stranger. If that's true, wouldn't you want a permanent reminder? This article discusses strength tattoos and tattoo quotes that reflect endurance, courage, and survival.


Lettering Tattoo Ideas, Pictures, and Designs

Lettering tattoos can be wide and varied. There are so many different fonts and written languages that you can choose from. Depending on the variables, you may want to choose one script over another, but it's all up to you what you choose.


Tattoo Lettering Ideas: Deciding What to Get

Tattoo inspiration can come from a number of places. Here are a few options to get your ideas flowing, from "The Giving Tree" to Bible versus, to songs and movies, and others.


Tattoo Ideas: Greek Words and Phrases

Greek is one of the oldest languages in the world, spoken in Europe since the year 2000 BC. The language makes for some gorgeous tattoos.


Tattoo Ideas: Italian Words and Quotes

Great ideas for Italian tattoos, including pictures, quotes, and translations.


Latin Tattoo Ideas: Words, Phrases, Quotes, and Photos

Latin is a language we can all relate to, as many modern words are derived from it. It's a dead language now, but it was once spoken throughout Europe and is still widely used in tattoos.


Hebrew Tattoo Ideas: Words, Phrases, and Mistakes to Avoid

The Hebrew tattoo craze exploded once mega-celebrities like Madonna and Britney Spears began practicing Kaballah and Victoria Beckham and her soccer superstar husband, David Beckham, got matching Hebrew tattoos.


Tattoo Ideas: Words & Shelley Jackson's SKIN Project

In Shelley Jackson's SKIN Project, Ineradicable Stain, a group of people have agreed to have one word from a manuscript tattooed on their skin. The goal is to have every word from the book represented by an individual.