Quotes for Tattoos

Quotes for Tattoos

The world of tattoos is evolving and so are the tattoos on the people who adorn them. If you wish to get a tattoo with some interesting quotes, then here's an article of your interest...
ThoughtfulTattoos Staff
Last Updated: Mar 26, 2018
My body is a journal in a way. It's like what sailors used to do, where every tattoo meant something, a specific time in your life when you make a mark on yourself, whether you do it yourself with a knife or with a professional tattoo artist. ~ Johnny Depp

There are different kinds of people in the world. Which means, we all have unique likes and dislikes when it comes to living our lives. Tattoos and any other kind of body modification also depends on these preferences. Hence, it is difficult to say if someone will or won't like the idea of tattoos; whether it is on themselves or someone else. Many of us believe that "actions speak louder than words", but there are some meaningful quotes and phrases that can lift heaviest of souls. They inspire us in ways we could never conceive of. Tattoos have a similar effect on us as well. With larger than life and interesting texts or drawings, tattoos become a part of us that hold the strength to inspire the wearer and whoever glances them. For a long time now, tattoo aficionados have been implementing a different trend of tattoos: inking themselves with quotes. These quotes for tattoos don't just look good or interesting, but they are used as a form of self expressionism.

In our article today, we are going to look at such quotes and tattoo lettering ideas. May it be in any language, these quotes will surely get the message across. As you go through the table below, you will see that we have distinguished the choice of quotes for men and women. However, this DOES NOT mean that you can't choose from either of them. In the end, it's about your preferences and not what anyone else says.
Quotes for Girls
Let your joy scream across the pain. ~ Elizabeth Wilder

Follow love and it will flee, flee love and it will follow. ~ Proverb

One must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give birth to a dancing star. ~ Nietzsche

Love is the key to my heart. ~ Anonymous

Our lives are like a candle in the wind. ~ Carl Sandburg

Perhaps all the dragons of our lives are princesses who are only waiting to see us once beautiful and brave. ~ Rainer Maria Rilke

Love is neither true or false, love is love. ~ Camilla Saunders

Thank God I'm an atheist. ~ Anonymous

A true friend stabs you in the front! ~ Oscar Wilde

Sex alleviates tension. Love causes it. ~ Woody Allen

In spite of the cost of living, it's still popular. ~ Kathy Norris

Kites rise highest against the wind. ~ Winston Churchill

Don't go through life without goals. ~ Anonymous

Don't forget to love yourself. ~ Soren Kierkegaard

The most decisive actions of our life... are most often unconsidered actions. ~ André Gide

If you stop struggling, then you stop life. ~ Huey Newton

Expect nothing, live frugally on surprise. ~ Alice Walker

Think big thoughts, but relish small pleasures. ~ Anonymous

Life on the planet is born of a woman. ~ Adrienne Rich

Because I have loved life, I shall have no sorrow to die. ~ Amelia Burr

There is no perfect beauty that hath not strangeness in the proportion. ~ Sir Francis Bacon

Love the life you live, don't live the life you love. ~ Chicago movie

The future depends on what we do in the present. ~ Mahatma Gandhi

Everybody wants to see the pictures, and yet nobody wants to see them. ~ Ray Bradbury

How prone to doubt, how cautious are the wise! ~ Alexander Pope
Quotes for Boys
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional. ~ Anonymous

Whatever happens, happens for a reason. ~ Anonymous

Never stop dreaming. ~ Anonymous

Reason and love are sworn enemies. ~ Corneille

Life is simple, it's just not easy. ~ Anonymous

Life is short, make fun of it. ~ Anonymous

Turn your wounds into wisdom. ~ Oprah Winfrey

Avoid hangovers: stay drunk. ~ Anonymous

Love is a serious mental disease. ~ Plato

Hermits have no peer pressure. ~ Anonymous

People living deeply have no fear of death. ~ Anais Nin

Laughingstock: cattle with a sense of humor. ~ Anonymous

Love and magic have a great deal in common. They enrich the soul, delight the heart. And they both take practice. ~ Nora Roberts

Great geniuses have the shortest biographies. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Reality is negotiable. ~ Anonymous

The good life is inspired by love and guided by knowledge. ~ Bertrand Russell

Why torture yourself when life will do it for you. ~ Anonymous

Don't find fault, find a remedy. ~ Henry Ford

Strong lives are motivated by dynamic purposes. ~ Kenneth Hildebrand

God gave burdens, also shoulders. ~ Yiddish Proverb

Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile. ~ Albert Einstein

Life is just a chance to grow a soul. ~ A. Powell Davies

Dig as a root digs until you find the motive to grow. ~ Casey Haymes

It's only his outside; a man can be honest in any sort of skin. ~ Herman Melville

Strength lies in differences, not in similarities. ~ Stephen Covey

Fear God and he will give you knowledge. ~ Quran


These inscriptions could be used for tattoos on ribs (many guys and girls find this as an ideal place for quotes). These short quotes that you could find interesting. And if you wanted some help with the lettering, you could go through various articles. Since we all have individual tastes in tattoos, likes, and dislikes, finding the right quotes could be difficult. So if you have any of your favorite short quotes about life, love, and everything in the middle, please, do let us know.