Tattoos have been around for as long as humans and are one of the great artistic expressions, popular in most cultures in the world. They’ve increased in popularity greatly in the western world recently with many more people getting tattoo quotes inked on their bodies, to express themselves and their life philosophy.
The ideal tattoo quote is inspiring or profound, and preferably both. We have a great selection of just such quotes here, so please enjoy browsing our collection of the best tattoo quotes.
Without the dark, we’d never see the stars.
~ Stephenie Meyer
Emancipate yourself from mental slavery.
~ Bob Marley
Through every dark night, there’s a brighter day.
~ Tupac Shakur
Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings.
~ Salvador Dali
Everything was beautiful and nothing hurt.
~ Kurt Vonnegut
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly, what is essential is invisible to the eye.
~ Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
The walls we build around us to keep sadness out also keep out the joy.
~ Jim Rohn
I am not afraid. I was born to do this.
~ Joan of Arc
Not all those who wander are lost.
~ J. R. R. Tolkien
I am the master of my fate, I am the captain of my soul.
~ William Ernest Henley
The purpose of life is a life of purpose.
~ Robert Byrne
Be the change you wish to see in the world.
~ Mahatma Gandhi
It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.
~ J. K. Rowling
Dream as if you’ll live forever, live as if you’ll die today.
~ James Dean
Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better.
~ Samuel Beckett
The journey is the reward.
~ Chinese Proverb
The awakening has begun!
~ William Dempsey