This isn’t from any particular novel, but instead inspired by my general love of reading, and the fact that it can take you anywhere.
If On A Winter’s Night A Traveler (Italo Calvino) tattoo with quotes from A Prayer for Owen Meany (Irving), Diary (Palahniuk), and Life of Pi (Martel)
Winnie the Pooh. Full quote: “If ever there comes a day when we can’t be together, keep me in your heart, I’ll stay there forever.”
brideshead revisited-evelyn waugh
"if it could only be like this always—always summer, always alone, fruit always ripe…"
"The one thing that doesn’t abide by majority rule is a person’s conscience" - To Kill a Mockingbird
The litany against fear from Dune. I made sure that it was situated on my arm in such a way that I could read it myself or show it off to others. Done by Bek at Heathen Ink in Chicago.
The first one is from Perks of Being a Wallflower. The second has a quote from Sherlock Holmes (The Adventure of the Red-Headed League) and a symbol from Doctor Who :)
My typewriter tribute to my grandfather (and other writers I’ve loved), done by Jimmy Kisor at Decorative Injections in Athens, OH.
This photo was taken for the shop portfolio when it was fresh and new, in February 2012.