The Word Made Flesh
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.

I have loved the HP series for over ten years and wanted to commemorate the books and movies.  The last three words from the Harry Potter series and the Deathly Hallows symbol 

I have loved the HP series for over ten years and wanted to commemorate the books and movies.  The last three words from the Harry Potter series and the Deathly Hallows symbol 

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.

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.

For a pure sense of being tumultuously alive, you can’t beat the nasty side of existence.
Philip Roth
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)

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)