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18 Inspiring Literary Quote Tattoos

If you adore words, then you could find these gorgeous literary quote tattoos very inspiring...

jentheripper in Tattoo Ideas

There are words that move you, that seems to have been written for you, that you want to live by. We all have a favorite author, a favorite book and, indeed, a quote talking to our soul of reader and human being. Everything can inspire great quote tattoos. For centuries, literature has hit the unconscious of readers who enjoyed collecting words. And as soon as tattoo art became a tool for self expression, readers and word lovers have started to ink their favorite literary quotes.

These quote tattoos can come from any kind of text, from the classic literature to the modern best-sellers, from beautiful poems to complex philosophy. We can identify to some characters, to their emotions and to their view on the world. Books open new horizons to our minds and they help us find our place in the universe. That's why we keep the best place for words: in our skins. Of course, lettering is the best way to get readable quote tattoos, but you can also be more creative and use your reader's imagination for real work of art. From the ink of the books to the ink of the tattoos, words are universal... What is (are) your favorite quote(s)? Have you inked it yet or are you just a fan of quote tattoos?

Nice composition by Tori Bracken of this Harry Potter's quote. Quote tattoos from movies are very popular. quote quotetattoo HarryPotter lettering ToriBracken
Nice composition by Tori Bracken of this Harry Potter's quote. Quote tattoos from movies are very popular. #quote #quotetattoo #HarryPotter #lettering #ToriBracken
Lovely placement for this quote of French poet Arthur Rimbaud made at The Dandelion Tattoo quote quotetattoo poet ArthurRimbaud lettering
Lovely placement for this quote of French poet Arthur Rimbaud made at The Dandelion Tattoo #quote #quotetattoo #poet #ArthurRimbaud #lettering

Quotes from the works of great poets are a good source of inspiration for quote tattoos.

Gorgeous tattoo inspired by writer Sylvia Plath via cassxx on Deviantart quote quotetattoo poem lettering SylviaPlath
Gorgeous tattoo inspired by writer Sylvia Plath via cassxx on Deviantart #quote #quotetattoo #poem #lettering #SylviaPlath
Great piece inspired by Vladimir Nabokov's iconic novel Lolita inked by Spyder. quote quotetattoo poem lettering
Great piece inspired by Vladimir Nabokov's iconic novel Lolita inked by Spyder. #quote #quotetattoo #poem #lettering

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Singer Juliet Simms has got these iconic words of Shakespeare's play Romeo and Juliet tattooed on her side. quote quotetattoo poem lettering
Singer Juliet Simms has got these iconic words of Shakespeare's play Romeo and Juliet tattooed on her side. #quote #quotetattoo #poem #lettering

Many celebrities love quote tattoos.

This quote from Shakespeare's play A Midsummer Night’s Dream is coveted by tough girls. Please credit the tattoo artist and photographer if you can. quote quotetattoo Shakespeare lettering
This quote from Shakespeare's play A Midsummer Night’s Dream is coveted by tough girls. Please credit the tattoo artist and photographer if you can. #quote #quotetattoo #Shakespeare #lettering
Inspiration for quote tattoos by Percy Billions. quote quotetattoo PercyBillions lettering
Inspiration for quote tattoos by Percy Billions. #quote #quotetattoo #PercyBillions #lettering
Part of a poem by William Blake in this creative tattoo by Niko Inko. quote quotetattoo NikoInko WilliamBlake lettering
Part of a poem by William Blake in this creative tattoo by Niko Inko. #quote #quotetattoo #NikoInko #WilliamBlake #lettering
Quote from writer Jack Kerouac, inked by Keely Rutherford. quote quotetattoo KeelyRutherford lettering
Quote from writer Jack Kerouac, inked by Keely Rutherford. #quote #quotetattoo #KeelyRutherford #lettering
Another Sylvia Plath's quotation inked by Kapten Hanna. quote quotetattoo KaptenHenna lettering SylviaPlath
Another Sylvia Plath's quotation inked by Kapten Hanna. #quote #quotetattoo #KaptenHenna #lettering #SylviaPlath
The iconic philosophy statement of Descartes on the foot by Jodic Chan. quote quotetattoo philosophy lettering JodicChan Descartes
The iconic philosophy statement of Descartes on the foot by Jodic Chan. #quote #quotetattoo #philosophy #lettering #JodicChan #Descartes

Why not getting quote tattoos inspired by philosophy?

Powerful quote of Ernest Hemingway tattooed by InverInks.
Powerful quote of Ernest Hemingway tattooed by InverInks.
Could you credit his Hunger Games tattoo? quote tattoos quote quotetattoo poem lettering
Could you credit his Hunger Games tattoo? quote tattoos #quote #quotetattoo #poem #lettering
Famous Kurt Vonnegut's quote in this tattoo by Heath Leffel. quote quotetattoo poem lettering HeathLeffel
Famous Kurt Vonnegut's quote in this tattoo by Heath Leffel. #quote #quotetattoo #poem #lettering #HeathLeffel
Nice tattoo of this moving quote from Dickens' The Great Expectations. Quote tattoos look great on every body part. quote quotetattoo poem lettering
Nice tattoo of this moving quote from Dickens' The Great Expectations. Quote tattoos look great on every body part. #quote #quotetattoo #poem #lettering
Great side piece inspired by Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451, inked by Deanna Wardin. quote quotetattoo DeannaWardin lettering
Great side piece inspired by Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451, inked by Deanna Wardin. #quote #quotetattoo #DeannaWardin #lettering
Mysterious piece inspired by Fyodor Dostoyevsky's The Karamazov Brothers inked by Daniel Griza. Sometimes it's nice to add some images to quote tattoos as well. quote quotetattoo DanielGriza lettering
Mysterious piece inspired by Fyodor Dostoyevsky's The Karamazov Brothers inked by Daniel Griza. Sometimes it's nice to add some images to quote tattoos as well. #quote #quotetattoo #DanielGriza #lettering
The powerful words of Virginia Woolf. Aurora photography. quote quotetattoo poem lettering VirginiaWoolf
The powerful words of Virginia Woolf. Aurora photography. #quote #quotetattoo #poem #lettering #VirginiaWoolf

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