Quote Tattoos on Rib Cage
Quote tattoos on rib cage is the perfect combination of using words in the art of tattooing. There was a dilemma in the past on which body part fonts can be easily transcribed and read as famous areas like the back, legs, and arms are not stretched neither wide enough to serve as quote tattoos pallet. Indeed, these are tattoos that talk.
By using the rib cage for quote tattoos, the person has the choice of when and where he wants to show it. This can be his principle in life or a sensitive part of his past therefore he might not be willing to always exhibit this art in public. They are different from the abstractness of the usual tattoo symbols, words are often direct but if it has an underlying meaning, often it only takes a little time to understand it.
With the rib cage being providing ample space for great tattoo designs, what better way to be unique and expressive than to have words inked on this area. Pictures paint thousand words as one song laments but words can create vivid pictures especially when they are etched artistically on human body. The world’s archive for meaningful words that you can use as quote tattoos on rib cage includes all the songs, poems, novels, debates, speeches, or journals that is open for access through the books or simply online.
Memorable movie spiels. Films has caught a lot of us in awe not just with the cinematic effects but more so with the lines that stick in our heads even after the movie itself is long forgotten. Clint Eastwoods’s remark on Sudden Impact “Go ahead, make my day” or the famous Star Wars’ “May the force be with you” packs up with challenge likewise “This is your life, and it’s ending one minute at a time” as Edward Norton said so in Fight Club. Forrest Gump’s line “My momma always said life was like a box of chocolates…you never know what you’re gonna get” is lengthy but can surely be accommodated as a rib cage tattoo.
Shakespeare’s lines. Classic poetry are usually frugal with words but the impact for using them as tattoos on your rib cage can also make you feel good about it for lifetime. Shakespeare collections covers all that there is about life. Lines such as “The fool doth think he is wise”, “To be, or not to be”, and “He wears his faith” are speaking of choices. His quotes about love, includes “I will wear my heart upon my sleeve” and “If music be the food of love”. Whereas “Misery acquaints a man” and “Cowards die many times” deals deeply in courage.
Quotable song lyrics. Any music genre values the content of music lyrics. Rib cage tattoo quotes can be a title of a song or a line that the bearer can relate to. Some of the famous lines are “You don’t need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows” by Bob Dylan which has a similar connotation with “You don’t have to be old to be wise” by Judas Priest Time. “You can’t always get what you want, but if you try sometime you just might find, you get what you need” is a line that The Rolling Stones has trademark on. Eric Clapton’s Tears In Heaven bears the lyrics “Time can bring you down, time can bend your knees”. While balladeer Rod Stewart sang in Sweet, Baby Jane a quotable line “Optimism is my best defense”.
Photo by Vaughan Photo
2nd Tattoo, done by James Sroga of Planet Ink in Toronto Ontario