The Best Tattoo Phrases You Will Ever Find

A tattoo’s worth a thousand words.

1. This lovely nod to Maya Angelou.

"You may write me down in history With your bitter, twisted lies, You may tread me in the very dirt But still, like dust, I'll rise. Does my sassiness upset you? Why are you beset with gloom? 'Cause I walk like I've got oil wells Pumping in my living room. Just like moons and like suns, With the certainty of tides, Just like hopes springing high, Still I'll rise. Did you want to see me broken? Bowed head and lowered eyes? Shoulders falling down like teardrops. Weakened by my soulful cries. Does my haughtiness offend you? Don't you take it awful hard 'Cause I laugh like I've got gold mines Diggin' in my own back yard. You may shoot me with your words, You may cut me with your eyes, You may kill me with your hatefulness, But still, like air, I'll rise. Does my sexiness upset you? Does it come as a surprise That I dance like I've got diamonds At the meeting of my thighs? Out of the huts of history's shame I rise Up from a past that's rooted in pain I rise I'm a black ocean, leaping and wide, Welling and swelling I bear in the tide. Leaving behind nights of terror and fear I rise Into a daybreak that's wondrously clear I rise Bringing the gifts that my ancestors gave, I am the dream and the hope of the slave. I rise I rise I rise." – Maya Angelou πŸ‘πŸΌ #tattoo #stillirise #quotetattoo #someaningful #loveit #fivestartattooshop #freshink

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2. This simple encouragement.

3. This shirt and sweet proverb.

4. This souvenir from Wonderland.

5. These heartening priorities.

6. This stunning word art.

My new tattoo. This quote was painted outside of where I work on the sidewalk on Broadway st a few months ago. It got spray blasted up when the sidewalks were cleaned, but I loved the script the artist @bhdesignpdx used and I love this quote. (i can finally add the artist since she found my picture πŸ˜„) I had a picture of the script so I went to one of my favorite shops in Portland and got it done πŸ™‚ I will keep wandering #pdxart #tattoo #mynewtattoo #skeletonkeytattoo #notallthosewhowanderarelost #wander #wanderer #tattooed #girlswithtattoos #feettattoos #foottattoo #tenderspotstogetatattoo #portlandart #pdxtattoos #pdxtattoo #portlandtattoo #portlandtattoos #portlandtattooshops #blackinktattoo #blacktattoo #scripttattoo #quotetattoo #picoftheday #pictureoftheday #picofme

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7. This gorgeous mantra in cursive.

8. This masterpiece.

9. This breathtaking typography.

10. This beautiful sentiment.

11. This strong female character.

#typewritertattoo #tattoo #backtattoo #quotetattoo #Shoreditch

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12. This lovely little philosophy.

13. This passionate phrase.

14. This no-nonsense guide to life.

15. This sweet encouragement.

Some lettering i did today! #lettering #tattoo #ink #girltattooer #writingtattoo #quotetattoo

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16. This perk of being a wallflower.

17. These multi-tasking finger tats.

18. This inspiring outlook.

Expressing yourself is important! Come see me and express yourself…;)#quotetattoo#letteringtattoo#dctattoo#santostattoos

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19. This vital reminder.

20. This simple little line.

21. This attitude adjustment.

22. This heartbreaking Tim O’Brien line.

Rather, they were too frightened to be cowards #typewriterfont #quotetattoo

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23. This reason to take risks.

24. This reminder to keep forging on.

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