30 Enlightening Anchor Quotes and Sayings for Tattoos

Anchor quote for tattoo
This Buzzle piece features some of the best quotes and sayings about anchors that you can use for making excellent tattoo designs.
Fun Fact
Interestingly, the anchor symbol evokes hope in both its forms, either as a symbol to fight against stronger forces, or as an obstacle that one needs to surpass.
An anchor signifies everything that is stable, that endures the test of time. A force that is able to stand on its own against stronger forces. Like an anchor of a ship that reckons with a force much greater than itself and tames it, the symbol of an anchor carries within itself the same power―to fight one's inner demons and tame them.
While an anchor symbol signifies all these positive sentiments, anchor quotes and sayings also echo the same. Which is precisely the reason why many people look to getting short anchor quotes (in addition to symbols) etched as a tattoo. Sift through this Buzzle article for some of the best anchor quotes for tattoos.
Cute Anchor Quotes
In this section below, you'll find a great collection of quotes, which feature anchor quotes about love, about family, and those about life. Some, you will find, give you hope, others make you think, and there are still others that portray the anchor as something that prevents progress and needs to be defeated.
Motivation anchor quote tattoo on neck
"Allow yourself to be an anchor and anchored by others."
― Asa Don Brown

"To reach a port we must sail, sometimes with the wind, and sometimes against it. But we must not drift or lie at anchor."
― Oliver Wendell Holmes

"Neither should a ship rely on one small anchor, nor should life rest on a single hope."
― Epictetus

"Better lose the anchor than the whole ship."
― Dutch Proverb

"It is a far, far better thing to have a firm anchor in nonsense than to put out on the troubled seas of thought."
― John Kenneth Galbraith

"Cast your cares on God; that anchor holds."
― Frank Moore Colby

"A faithful companion is a sure anchor."
― Motto

"All you need is one safe anchor to keep you grounded when the rest of your life spins out of control."
― Katie Kacvinsky

"Women and God are the two rocks on which a man must either anchor or be wrecked."
― Frederick W. Robertson

"I'll keep your heart anchored in my soul for as long as we both shall live."
― Brandi Fitzgerald
God anchor quote tattoo on shoulder blade
"A good heavy book holds you down. It's an anchor that keeps you from getting up and having another gin and tonic."
― Roy Blount, Jr.

"I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination."
― Jimmy Dean

"Life's roughest storms prove the strength of our anchors."
― Author Unknown

"You be the anchor that keeps my feet on the ground, I'll be the wings that keep your heart in the clouds."
― Mayday Parade

"We carry these things inside that no one else can see.
They hold us down like anchors, they drown us out at sea."
― From Bring Me the Horizon

"We have this hope as an anchor for the soul, firm and secure."
― Hebrews 6:19

"A life without God is like a boat without an anchor."
― Billy Graham

"Have an anchor so that life doesn't toss you around."
― Debby Ryan

"Don't let your anchor hold you down forever. Eventually you'll have to sail to a new adventure."
― Author Unknown

"Who tries to sink me is already below me."
― Author Unknown

"Love anchors the soul."
― Author Unknown

"Rough seas cannot make me waver."
― Author Unknown
Love anchor quote tattoo on arm
"My love will never sink."
― Author Unknown

"The anchor holds on despite the storm."
― Author Unknown

"Be my anchor..."
― Author Unknown

"You are my anchor when the waves come crashing down."
― Author Unknown

"I refuse to sink."
― Author Unknown

"Hope anchors the soul."
― Author Unknown

"Life's roughest storms prove the strength of our anchors."
― Author Unknown

"Be your own anchor."
― Author Unknown
These anchor quotes and sayings make for some of the best etchings as tattoos. We're sure you've found just about the perfect one on this list to turn it into a great tattoo and draw hope from it.