Literary Tattoos

Our favorite literary tattoos and the folks who proudly wear them!
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On my shoulder with my chest quote spilling out of it... Add more quotes and bright colorful pictures and voila...

Awesome Tattoo Pics: On my shoulder with my chest quote spilling out of it. Add more quotes and bright colorful pictures and voila.

"But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep..." - Robert Frost #literary_tattoos #poetry

From Robert Frosts poem stopping by woods on a snowy evening. To remind myself when I feel like quitting that I have reasons to keep going

So it goes tattoo.  Kurt Vonnegut.  Slaughterhouse Five.  Literary tattoo.

Browse a Gallery of Kurt Vonnegut Tattoos, and See Why He’s the Big Gorilla of Literary Tattoos

Literary tattoo

"This is my ampersand tattoo. My birthday gift. I love the sign and the meaning: “by itself”. Me encanta el signo y su significado: “por sí mismo”.

Billy Pilgrim's gravestone.

This is the one single quote I've ever considered tattooing. I have no idea why it speaks to me, but it does. Of course, I'd never get it this big. Or have it be exactly what was on the page.

Jack Kerouac would agree.

Literary Tattoos: Jack Kerouac Belief and Technique for Modern Prose

and it was still hot.

Max stepped into his private boat and waved goodbye and sailed back over a year and in and outofweeks and through a day and into the night of his very own room, where he found his supper waiting for him and it was still hot. -Where The Wild Things Are

Literary Tattoos: Pale Blue Dot- Carl Sagan

Literary Tattoos: Pale Blue Dot Carl Sagan "From this distant vantage point, the…

John Irving shows off his tattoo.

American Author John Irving has a tattoo of a maple leaf on his upper left chest and he did this to honor his wife Janet Turnbull-Irving.