Quotes of Tattoo

“ Comparatively, tattooing is not the hideous custom which it is called. It is not barbarous merely because the printing is skin-deep and unalterable. ”

- Henry David Thoreau

“ Do not cut your bodies for the dead or put tattoo marks on yourselves. I am the LORD. ”

- Bible

“ Grandmother used to take my mother to the circus to see the fat lady and the tattooed man — now they're everywhere. ”

- Joan Collins

“ Show me a man with a tattoo and I'll show you a man with an interesting past. ”

- Jack London

“ Tattoos... are the stories in your heart, written on your skin. ”

- Charles de Lint

“ I think tattoos are horrible. It's like living in a Pucci dress full-time. ”

- Karl Lagerfeld

“ Painting and tattooing the body is a return to animalism. ”

- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“ The world is divided into two kinds of people, those who spend a great deal of time saving money, and those who spend a great deal of money saving time. ”

- Peter Cochrane

“ The world is divided into two kinds of people: those who have tattoos, and those who are afraid of people with tattoos. ”

- Unknown

“ And this tattooing, had been the work of a departed prophet and seer of his island, who, by those hieroglyphic marks, had written out on his body a complete theory of the heavens and the earth, and a mystical treatise on the art of attaining truth; so that Queequeg in his own proper person was a riddle to unfold; a wondrous work in one volume; but whose mysteries not even himself could read, though his own live heart beat against them; and these mysteries were therefore destined in the end to moulder away with the living parchment whereon they were inscribed, and so be unsolved to the last. ”

- Herman Melville

“ I always look for a challenge and something that's different. ”

- Tom Cruise

“ Show me a man with both feet on the ground and I'll show you a man who can't get his pants on. ”

- Joe E. Lewis

“ Tattoo. What a loaded word it is, rife with associations to goons, goofs, bikers, tribal warriors, carnival artists, drunken sailors and floozies. ”

- Jon Anderson

“ For someone who likes tattoos, the most precious thing is bare skin. ”

- Cher

“ I always look for a woman who has a tattoo. I see a woman with a tattoo, and I'm thinking, okay, here's a gal who's capable of making a decision she'll regret in the future. ”

- Richard Jeni

“ Everyone detected with AIDS should be tattooed in the upper forearm, to protect common needle users, and on the buttock, to prevent the victimization of other homosexuals. ”

- William F. Buckley Jr.

“ My tattoo is that I don't have a tattoo. ”

- Michael J. Fox

“ Tattoos are like stories — they're symbolic of the important moments in your life. ”

- Pamela Anderson

“ Wear your heart on your skin in this life. ”

- Sylvia Plath

“ Usually all my tattoos came at good times. A tattoo is something permanent when you've made a self-discovery, or something you've come to a conclusion about. ”

- Angelina Jolie
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