50 Tattoo Quotes & Short Inspirational Sayings For Your Next Ink

Best Tattoo Quotes And Short Inspirational Sayings For Your Next Ink

Getting tattoos are often so important and meaningful to a person so why not ink an inspirational tattoo quote?

Tattoos can be done spontaneously or planned out specifically, so let us give you some inspiration for your next one.

Whether you choose a quote tattoo that you love from the list below and plan to go within a month, or you happen to remember one of the following quotes when it's a Friday night tattoo roulette kind of night, there are plenty of ideas to get some great designs flowing for a one-of-a-kind piece of art to put right on your skin.

You can pull from these inspirational quotes for other reasons apart from tattoos as well. These are timeless quotes that won't go out of style and can be relevant for the rest of your tattoo's life.

If you are getting your first tattoo, consider one of these timeless quotes for your first so that it can be a wise choice when you show your mom three years after you get it. Getting your first tattoo is a huge deal, so choosing what you want to be inked on your skin is important.

Take into account something that won't be silly when you are older as well! While a giant cartoon dog face on your back may be cute when you are 19, think about when you are 45 and headed to the pool or beach with your family.

Think about if you want this tattoo to be visible at that age of your life and on. While you can get a tattoo removed, the process is longer and more expensive (and painful!) than getting the tattoo in the first place — so be cautious.

Also, let's agree to never get a boyfriend or girlfriend's name tattooed ... because we saw what happened with Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson so now we can learn from their mistakes.

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Keep on reading to find out what inspirational tattoo quotes and sayings that you can get inked on your body. Have fun and be creative!

50 Tattoo Quotes To Inspire You

1. "It is the rain that will strengthen your soul it will make you whole." — The Oh Hellos, "I Have Made Mistakes"

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2. "Everything happens for a reason."

3. "Have courage and be kind."

4. "To the stars who listen and the dreams that are answered." — Sarah J. Maas, "A Court of Mist and Fury"

5. "Do all things with love." — Og Mandino

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6. "You must gain balance within yourself before you can bring balance to the world." — Guru Pathik, "Avatar: The Last Airbender"

7. "Just breathe."

8. "The boat sails on like you sang in your song." — The Amity Afflication, "Bondi St. Blues"

9. "We'll keep dancing wherever we go next." — High School Musical

10. "Music."

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11. "Love yourself first."

12. "As the sun we will rise again."

13. "Don't look back you're not going that way."

14. "Resist much, obey little."

15. "The strength to make it becomes greater than the fear of missing it." — Kobe Bryant

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16. "You're not responsible for other people's perceptions of you."

17. "Good things take time."

18. "I can and I will."

19. "Savai laimei pieskaiti manu." (Count my happiness as yours in Lettish) — "Lāčplēsis"

20. "From love, for love."

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21. "Be my summer in a winter day, love." — Shawn Mendes, "Fallin' All in You"

22. "More than enough."

23. "You never walk alone."

24. "Just a girl who decided to go for it."

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25. "When feathers appear, loved ones are near."

26. "Promise me you will not spend so much time treading water and trying to keep your head above the waves that you forget, truly forget, how much you have always loved to swim." — Tyler Knott Gregson

27. "I am loved / I am appreciated / I matter."

28. "Seize the day or die regretting the time you lost." — Avenged Sevenfold, "Seize the Day"

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29. "Remember why you started, you are your only limit.”

30. "Dream without fear, love without limits." — Dilip Bathija

31. "Dream. Plan. Do."

32. "Just keep swimming." — Dori, "Finding Nemo"

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33. "But without the dark, we'd never see the stars."

34. "Give yourself time."

35. "Vive la vida, disfruta la fiesta y lucha por tus sueños." (Live life, enjoy the party and fight for your dreams in Spanish)

36. "I will fight."

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37. "Stay wild."

38. "No matter what happens, life does go on."

39. "Please don't let your dreams die."

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40. "Be patient. Everything comes to you in the right moment."

41. "And now that I don't have to be perfect, I can be _________."

42. "Take what you get and give love back."

43. "In the waves of change we find out true direction."

44. "Guts over fear." — Eminem

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45. "Be brave."

46. "In a world where you can be anything, be kind."

48. "Fear not." — Isaiah 41:10

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49. "Love never fails." — 1 Corinthians 13:8

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50. "Let it be."

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Natalia Jaramillo is a writer who covers astrology, pop culture and relationship topics for YourTango.