Words are what we have to shape the reality we see around us. Some people who are poets and singers have just been able to put those impressions of life in a way which makes much sense to people around. It is these quotes that go beyond time and place to become etched in memories forever. This is why quotes from the best books and finest minds are great designs for a piece of tattoo art.
There are so many different quotes spoken all through the ages. Starting from the holy words of the Bible to words defining or trying to explain the meaning of love, to quotes about living life with courage and integrity.
There is no lack of great Tattoo Quotes to ink as elegant designs.
If words are what make your world go round and you sing to the beat of your favorite songs by music bands you can get sentences that are most meaningful for you, as your tattoo. The words are sometimes so powerful that you do not need any visual to sit alongside. It is the bare words that hold the power and intensity as they send out a message to the world. All the finest people, from musicians like Bob Marley and Jimi Hendrix to the Beatles, have spoken about love as the most powerful force and flow of life. Creating wonderful vibes as you go through life you can get yourself inked with these impactful quotes as tattoos. Carrying words by a famous poet like Robert Frost or Sylvia Plath on your skin can be the most powerful and constant reminder to go through life with a sense of purpose. Quotes inked on your arm, your foot, or on your upper chest or inner wrist can become your guiding star to what you truly desire in life. Here are some of the world’s most meaningful and soulful quotes presented in a collection.
The woman holds out her wrists inked in a cursive font with the message about a forever love from the Labyrinth song.
‘It’s only forever..Not long at all’ says the quote tattoo inked across the two wrists in a cursive old style font.
Self Love Quote Tattoo
‘Don’t forget to love yourself’ is the simple and meaningful reminder inked on the skin permanently.
100 MJ Quote Tattoo
The infinity loop sits inked above the pair of wings stretching out in this two-line quote tattoo.
More Than Love Quote
Elegant leafy vines and flowers surround the lettering of this tattoo about a love that is more than love.
Time 100 Quote Tattoo
Styled as a rope twined design of a timepiece this tattoo talks of about time that makes a fool of us all.
100% Love Tattoo Quote
To love and be loved in turn is a beautiful gift and this message is inked in a pattern of brown and black across the arm in this quote tattoo.
100 Years Of Love Tattoo
The side of the body is inked with this commitment to love forever. The style of writing is like it’d happen in a handwritten font.
Dream 100 Quote Tattoo
‘Dream as if you’ll live forever’ is the message inked in a black flowy script in this quote tattoo.
Living 100% Quote Tattoo
The strong lines of the flourishes give a bold and confident feel to this arm quote tattoo about living life 100% and loving all of it.
Silent Sacrifice Quote Tattoo
The journey outward from vengeance to a silent submission to the eternally graceful circle of nature is what this quote on the back of the neck speaks of.
My Life Quote
What can be said about a tattoo inked on the skin that tells the story about a life exactly how it is, in which the life itself is its own message? A powerful expression in minimum words.
Busy 100 Quote Tattoo
Life is just meant for living, is the simple and powerful message given by this quote tattoo on the side of the woman’s body.
Liberte 100 Quote Tattoo
The beautiful ribbon bow in mauve is inked with some of the most meaningful words like love, beauty and peace in this ribbon quote tattoo on the lower back.
Every Saint Quotes
Saints and sinners both have pasts, says this meaningful pair of collar bone tattoos. It’s all about accepting a person for who they are in the now.
For Every Lamb Tattoo Design
The tattered parchment style tattoo piece holds a profound wake up call about a time when the lambs rise to become mighty as lions.
Resonating Plath Style
The flowy elegantly shaped letters are done in an artistic way to highlight the quote by Sylvia Plath in this script tattoo.
The two large pistols frame the love quote on the back of the woman who is perhaps a gunman’s lover.
Motional 100 Quote Tattoo
The small hand lettering in black puts forward life’s most important message, keep moving forward.
Heal It Then 100%
The leafy vines circling the bottom of the letters in this quote tattoo about healing from the past to move on to the future hold a lot of meaning.
Letting Go 100% Quote
A pretty girl done in artistic shades sits below this quote tattoo about giving love 100% and letting go.
100 Enjoyments Quote
The regular style font in a double lined design gives forth a powerful message about enduring now to enjoy the fruits later. Tribal motifs are inked below the quote.
Thigh Love Quote
The small hand regular lettering of this tattoo on the upper part of the thigh is written in the French language.
Never 100% Bukowski Quote
Charles Bukowski’s quote about madness, living and accepting how crazy we are is inked into the skin along with the poet’s signature.
Thank God I’m Imperfect
The elegant and freeing quote about the joys of imperfection is inked to mold to the natural curve of the womanly shoulders.
‘Don’t mistake coincidence for fate’ is the powerful message of this arm tattoo which speaks about accepting synchronicities as a part of the higher pattern.
The Death Adventure Tattoo
The capital letters style tattoo talks about death as one giant adventure, and below it is an elegant eight pointed star.
Stating It Plainly Life Quote
This life quote tattoo is inked in two lines of two different sizes, one larger and much more flamboyant than the other.
Relativity Quote Tattoo
Craziness and reality are all related to each other, says this refreshing relativity quote tattoo on the upper back.
I Believe Tattoo Quote
This quote about a strong belief in life and love is inked in a diagonal design on the skin.
Airplane Tattoo Quote
A pretty airplane flying through the air is inked right above the quote saying ‘…a perfect airplace’ in this arm quote tattoo design.
Fighting Tattoo Quote
Just above the waistband is the simple and powerful quote that commits to die fighting.
Courage 100% Tattoo Quotes
Flowers in different colors and a peacock feather frame a quote tattoo on living life with 100% courage at all times.
Dying Love Quote
‘I’ve seen love die’ are the very simple and profoundly sad words inked above the woman’s chest in this quote tattoo picture.
Fave Monroe Quote Tattoo
This arm quote tattoo about accepting a person at their worst combines with a colorful design with multi-colored beads.
Embrace Life Back Tattoo
Pretty feathers tied with colored beads sit alongside a quote about embracing life in this upper back tattoo picture.
I Am Bicep Quote
The biceps are inked with three lines of a strong quote that defines a person’s inner self.
Placidly Wave Quote Tattoo
The curve of the sole makes for a natural wave shape to mold the quote tattoo in this picture.
What’s Real Charles Bukowski Quote
Words are truly what we have to uncover what reality means for us, says this powerful quote by Bukowski, inked in the tattoo design.
100 Living Ribcage Quote
The upper arm is styled with a quote tattoo that talks about what it means to truly live. Below the quote is a 3D pattern of a star.
Some reminders are best inked on the skin as a permanent message to never give up hope, as this hopeful quote tattoo on the woman’s upper body shows.
Why’s A Raven Quote
A famous fun riddle from ‘Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland’ is inked behind the ear in this literary theme quote tattoo.
Andre Gide Quote
The quote about being loved for just being yourself is by Andre Gide and it is inked in a horizontal design on the arm.
For Today Tattoo Quote
The double lines of the letters gives a stylish look to this quote tattoo about living for today inked on the biceps.
The upper thigh contains the handwritten style quote tattoo about how we accept just the love we think we deserve.
Einstein Tree Of Life Quote
This long Tree of Life quote about living on through our next generations is styled in the form of a chapter of an old book.
Fanciful Heart Quote
In a simple small hand lettering this quote tattoo puts forward a powerful message on the wrist. Become what you fancy is the freeing message of the tattoo.
The ink design with flourished in an italicized font talks about the destiny of some people to succeed.
Success Quote 100 Tattoo
The elaborately done traditional font quote message tells the damning story of what happens when good people don’t take a stand on things that are important.
Of Good Men Quote
Inked across the two arms is the message about truth and wanting to believe in alien spaceships.
The Truth Quote
The double lined artistically inked lettering in this quote tattoo talks about the simple certainty that comes from knowing what one wants to do in life.
No Less Lovely Roses Tattoo
A three petaled flower overlaps a three leafed design while the quote speaks about a rose in this tattoo design.
Sweet Prince Quote
Gorgeous sunflowers and roses blossom on all sides of this elegant and poetic quote in the tattoo design.
The ‘G’ is styled in a large and intricate design in the style of old book beginnings in this beautiful quote tattoo about serenity.
Star Dreams Quote Tattoo
The small hand lettering talks about the beautiful dreams that the stars makes us aspire towards. A meaningful quote ascribed to Vincent Van Gogh.
Worth A 100 Quotes
Done in a flowy flourish this cursive letter message speaks about impressing just yourself and not the world. A valuable life message done in a confident design.
Power Of Love
Styled in the shape of a heart this tattoo talks about love and peace with these two words singled out in blue and red.
The delicately and realistically inked beautiful eyes weep blue tears in this quote tattoo about being all alone in living and dreaming.
Live For The Sun Quote
This quote tattoo turns towards the shadows deliberately facing away from the light as it explores the dark mystery of the heart.
The horizontally inked tattoo on the arm is a quote by Jimi Hendrix on love overcoming the strife of the world.
The Blood Quote
Being loved for who you are is so much more important than living for false impressions, says this arm quote tattoo styled with red blood splatter shaped designs.
My Life, Inked
One upper thigh is carved with the solidly inked flower and butterfly while the quote tattoo on the other thigh makes a self-commitment to accept only the best in love.
False Impressions Tattoo
The letters dance in black tattered style all across the arm in this quirky quote tattoo about what it’s like to be human.
What Love Quote
Done with elaborate loops in a slanted font this self-perception quote tattoo on the side of the body says that we accept the love we think we deserve.
Being Woman Quote Tattoo
Complete with luscious red lips, the quote about being a woman and the signature this quote tattoo is all about celebrating Marilyn Monroe.
Mind Trick Magic
The interplay between the mind and the person creates one of the most magical ways to live life as this quote tattoo with a red bike visual says.
That Pioneering 100 Quote
Robert Frost’s eternal lines about taking the road less traveled are inked in a horizontal fashion in this arm tattoo.
Does Not Kill Quote
Don with intricate loops and curves this quote talks about how life strengthens us by putting us through terrible dangers.
Self 100 Belief Tattoo
The combination of skulls and roses sits alongside the quote about believing in one’s self in this full arm tattoo design.
True Living Quote
Inked in a stylized font with blue shades this quote tattoo says that it is our choice to life like everyday counts in an extraordinary way.
Open Your Eyes Tattoo
Inked in a regular Serif font in a small letter hand like in newspapers this quote tattoo is about opening up to the improbable in life.
Your Choice Your Quote
You do not have control of your past but surely what you do now influences the kind of beautiful ending you make to the story of your life, says this elegantly worded tattoo on the upper back.
Originally Death Tattoo
Meaningful and poetic words visualizing death as a figure wrapped in black wings form the body of this poem quote tattoo on the back.
Beginning Quote Tattoo
Beginnings and endings make up the amazing cycle of life so there’s really no point in getting stuck to endings, says this positive quote tattoo on the side of the body.
Love Seed Quote Tattoo
Spread all across the back of this woman is an elegant old style quote about the intimate mingling of the best love with destruction. The blossoming roses on all sides adds to the beauty of the tattoo.
Love Peace Quote
At the back of the woman’s neck is a beautiful peace sign with the message about love and life inked just below.
The double style lettering tattoo in an elaborate cursive font talks about how the strongest of us can find the light even in misery.
Self Trust Quote Tattoo
Patterned with red hearts in small designs this quote on the side of the body talks about the immense power of trusting in one’s self.
Yes That’s Love
The small font tattoo inked a little above the waistband tells about true love that always remains.
Natural Cycle Quote
This slanted and traditional style lettering holds the eternally hopeful message about bright day following a dark night.
U Quote 100
Very clearly in a regular font with the first letter of each word emphatic in capital letters this short quote talks about having a single focus in life.
My Best Quote
In a small and elegant font this long tattoo talks about how loving is all about accepting a person with their faults and worst bits.
Oh Shucks Tattoo
The cursive and elegant lettering of this upper back tattoo talks about films, directors and the power of perspective.
Swim, 100 Sorrows Quote
The broken goblet style ink tattoo design in golden and green shades holds a message about sorrows that are supposed to drown but do not.
Not Care Quote Tattoo
This apparently dark message about devils and demons frees the mind from worry with the smoke rising showing the mess of confusion. Once the monsters of the mind don’t care who you are you really are free.
Uncaged Prayer Quote
The sensuous lower back of the woman is inked with a simple and heartfelt message about the caged beings around us.
Soul Of Marley Quote
The pragmatic wisdom of the soulful Bob Marley shines through in these beautiful words about serving the world in this leg quote tattoo.
Breathe, 100 Moments Tattoo
It’s all about the moments of life that take your breath away, so make every moment as rich as you can, says this amazing upper thigh tattoo.
Within And Without Lyrics Tattoo
Here is a beautiful line from Beatle’s song ‘Within You Without You’ inked simply in a tattoo design. The magic of love flows in this Beatles quote inked across the arm.
The famous lines about making the most of the past and living for the present are inked in three lines below the chest in this tattoo design.
‘The fearful are the failing’ is the simple and alliterative tattoo written in a regular small hand font in this wrist tattoo.
Fairytale Good Magic Tattoo
When it comes to fights in fairytales it’s always good that wins over evil, and that is the truth about the best fairytales, says this elegant tattoo on the back.
Carpe Diem Quote
The delicate flourishes in an old style frame the quote about living life for today in a beautiful design in this intimate tattoo idea for women.
Blossom Life Tattoo
A red and orange fully blossomed rose sits at the heart of a circular design showing a tattoo about living life on your own terms.
Dance In The Rain Tattoo Quote
With a pair of red roses tucked between the two lines of quote this tattoo speaks about learning to dance in the rain instead of waiting for the rains to stop.
An Improbable Fact Quote
It is so important to find that balance between intelligence and the ambition to make your dreams come true as this arm quote tattoo says.
Autumn Leaves Quotes
Styled in warm shades with motifs of falling autumn leaves this tattoo speaks of a woman who has given her heart to the dance of falling leaves.
Free Spirit Tattoo
Inked in an intimate place just below her chest this woman has her free spirit tattoo speaking about the joy of wild things that are free.
Temptress Adventure Quote
Harken to the call of the giant adventure that life is as it awakens in the night, as this quote tattoo on the waistline says.