The Word Made Flesh
The first tattoo I ever got is of the 3rd paragraph in my favorite book, Infinite Jest!

The first tattoo I ever got is of the 3rd paragraph in my favorite book, Infinite Jest!

We are all born mad. Some remain so.
Beckett
"Not all those who wander are lost" from J.R.R. Tolkien in Elvish.  These words and these books mean so much to someone who has never felt she was on a clearly defined path, but still knows she is headed in the right direction.

"Not all those who wander are lost" from J.R.R. Tolkien in Elvish.  These words and these books mean so much to someone who has never felt she was on a clearly defined path, but still knows she is headed in the right direction.

"But they were made out of thin invisible steel" - A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (pg 69)

"But they were made out of thin invisible steel" - A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (pg 69)

We live not alone but chained to a creature of a different kingdom: our body.
Proust
My Bene Gesserit Litany Against Fear tattoo. Done in September 2011 by Ron Ricci in Hyannis, MA.

My Bene Gesserit Litany Against Fear tattoo. Done in September 2011 by Ron Ricci in Hyannis, MA.

From It’s a Good Life If You Don’t Weaken, a graphic novella by Seth.

From It’s a Good Life If You Don’t Weaken, a graphic novella by Seth.

I had been looking for leaders, but I realized that leadership is about being the first to act.
Edward Snowden
"Sometimes you just have to pee in the sink."-Charles Bukowski 

"Sometimes you just have to pee in the sink."-Charles Bukowski 

Public virtue is a kind of ghost town into which anyone can move and declare himself sheriff.
Saul Bellow
Here’s my tattoo. It’s the front cover of my favourite book Apathy and Other Small Victories by Paul Neilan

Here’s my tattoo. It’s the front cover of my favourite book Apathy and Other Small Victories by Paul Neilan

Picasso’s interpretation of Don Quixote

Picasso’s interpretation of Don Quixote

Stories happen to those who tell them.
Thucydides
For my 40th birthday, I gifted myself to a tattoo from one of the very first books I’d ever read. It’s still one of my very favorites.

For my 40th birthday, I gifted myself to a tattoo from one of the very first books I’d ever read. It’s still one of my very favorites.

and to you, if you have stuck with Harry until the very end.

and to you, if you have stuck with Harry until the very end.