When it comes to picking out a tattoo, the decision can be nerve wracking. After all, it's going to be on your body forever. Personally, whenever I think of getting another tattoo (to join my very lonely, singular back tattoo), I always turn to literature to get inspired. Partially because I'm a total bibliophile, partially because there are so many literary tattoos that resonate over time. Because so much of literature is absolutely timeless, it's only natural that quotations, inspirations, and nods to literature would be timeless too, right?
Regardless of your taste in literature, there are plenty of tattoos in the universe to provide inspiration for your next tattoo — especially one that will stand the test of time, that you'll love from now to eternity. It can be overwhelming to sift through your favorite novels in order to find that perfect moment to immortalize on your body, but the following 13 literary tattoos that you'll love forever will certainly help you find inspiration. In fact, I think my next tattoo may very well be in this bunch of literary-inspired tattoos. From famous quotes, to inspired illustrations and everything in between, read on to discover your next potential literary tattoo.