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November 15, 2010 at 7:09 PM

Taken from Custom Ink.
Artist Mark - Foot in the Mouth.

Taken from Custom Ink.

Artist Mark - Foot in the Mouth.

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November 11, 2010 at 10:03 PM

Taken from My Confined Space.
Artist not named.
“The darkest places in hell are reserved for those who maintain their neutrality in times of moral crisis.”
- Dante Alighieri

Taken from My Confined Space.

Artist not named.

“The darkest places in hell are reserved for those who maintain their neutrality in times of moral crisis.”

- Dante Alighieri

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November 11, 2010 at 9:19 AM

I love and appreciate all my clients for giving me the opportunity to tattoo them. Remember, I want to create art. If you limit me and don’t allow me freedom for what I’m doing, then the overall tattoo will suffer.

— Tony Mancia  |  http://www.manciatattoos.com/ (via undefinedink)

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November 11, 2010 at 9:15 AM

Taken from sodahead.
Artist not named, but I believe it was David Allen.
Tree from The Used album cover.

Taken from sodahead.

Artist not named, but I believe it was David Allen.

Tree from The Used album cover.

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November 11, 2010 at 9:15 AM

Taken from Brooklyn Vegan.
weakerthans lyrics.

Taken from Brooklyn Vegan.

weakerthans lyrics.

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November 11, 2010 at 9:15 AM

Taken from Kaboodle
No artist named, neither is the inspiration (if any).

Taken from Kaboodle

No artist named, neither is the inspiration (if any).

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November 11, 2010 at 9:15 AM

Taken from Geeky Tattoos.
Artist not named.
Comments from the source site:
M” sent in her fractal tattoo. She studied the mathematics of fractals in a Chaos Theory class in college and had always wanted one as a tattoo. After some difficulty finding an artist up for the challenge of such an intricate design, she finally found some willing to give it a shot. Unfortunately the piece is only partially done since she had to move midway through. In theory it’ll never be done though, right? 
For those that aren’t math geeks, this is a  Julia Set fractal, closely related to the more well known  Mandelbrot Set. All I know is it looks a lot like that time I ate some candy from a stranger at a rave. I woke up the next day naked in a field surround by cows that only spoke German. Talk about awkward.

Taken from Geeky Tattoos.

Artist not named.

Comments from the source site:

M” sent in her fractal tattoo. She studied the mathematics of fractals in a Chaos Theory class in college and had always wanted one as a tattoo. After some difficulty finding an artist up for the challenge of such an intricate design, she finally found some willing to give it a shot. Unfortunately the piece is only partially done since she had to move midway through. In theory it’ll never be done though, right?

For those that aren’t math geeks, this is a  Julia Set fractal, closely related to the more well known  Mandelbrot Set. All I know is it looks a lot like that time I ate some candy from a stranger at a rave. I woke up the next day naked in a field surround by cows that only spoke German. Talk about awkward.

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November 11, 2010 at 9:15 AM

Taken from Los Angeles Times
Artist not named.
Comments from the owner:
First Tattoo -  ee cummings
From the following e.e. cummings poem (In honor of my lovely wife):
you shall above all things be glad and young.For if you’re young,whatever life you wear
it will become you;and if you are gladwhatever’s living will yourself become.Girlboys may nothing more than boygirls need:i can entirely her only love
whose any mystery makes every man’sflesh put space on;and his mind take off time
that you should ever think,may god forbidand(in his mercy)your true lover spare:for that way knowledge lies,the foetal gravecalled progress,and negation’s dead undoom.
I’d rather learn from one bird how to singthan teach ten thousand stars how not to dance

Taken from Los Angeles Times

Artist not named.

Comments from the owner:

First Tattoo - ee cummings

From the following e.e. cummings poem (In honor of my lovely wife):

you shall above all things be glad and young.
For if you’re young,whatever life you wear

it will become you;and if you are glad
whatever’s living will yourself become.
Girlboys may nothing more than boygirls need:
i can entirely her only love

whose any mystery makes every man’s
flesh put space on;and his mind take off time

that you should ever think,may god forbid
and(in his mercy)your true lover spare:
for that way knowledge lies,the foetal grave
called progress,and negation’s dead undoom.

I’d rather learn from one bird how to sing
than teach ten thousand stars how not to dance

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November 11, 2010 at 6:28 AM

Taken from Charles Bukowski: the only forum that matters.
Artist not named.

Taken from Charles Bukowski: the only forum that matters.

Artist not named.

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November 11, 2010 at 4:15 AM

Taken from Flickr
Artist not named.
Kurt Vonnegut quote from Slaugherhouse Five.

Taken from Flickr

Artist not named.

Kurt Vonnegut quote from Slaugherhouse Five.

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November 11, 2010 at 2:56 AM

Taken from Bookworms with Ink.
Artist not named.
Comments from the owner:
I got my first text tattoo today. It reads’ A word’ which is taken from the Margaret Atwood poem ‘Spelling’. In full the quote is ‘A word after a word after a word is power’. I think it’s a really brilliant quote, but even without the poem, we cannot have literature without ‘a word’. :)Margaret Atwood is my favourite writer, so it’s nice to carry a piece of her around with me.I honestly can’t remember the font. I just printed out a lot of different ones and picked the one I liked the most. It’s just a simple Microsoft Word font.When I showed the guy my list of fonts (which read ‘a word’) he then asked which word I would like. I laughed. Nobody seems to understand why I have what I have, but it means the world to me.The picture looks a bit funny because it’s only a few hours old. In person it looks perfect.

Taken from Bookworms with Ink.

Artist not named.

Comments from the owner:

I got my first text tattoo today. It reads’ A word’ which is taken from the Margaret Atwood poem ‘Spelling’. In full the quote is ‘A word after a word after a word is power’. I think it’s a really brilliant quote, but even without the poem, we cannot have literature without ‘a word’. :)

Margaret Atwood is my favourite writer, so it’s nice to carry a piece of her around with me.

I honestly can’t remember the font. I just printed out a lot of different ones and picked the one I liked the most. It’s just a simple Microsoft Word font.

When I showed the guy my list of fonts (which read ‘a word’) he then asked which word I would like. I laughed. Nobody seems to understand why I have what I have, but it means the world to me.

The picture looks a bit funny because it’s only a few hours old. In person it looks perfect.

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November 10, 2010 at 9:22 PM

Taken from Contrariwise
Artist not named.
Any new idea, Mahound, is asked two questions. The first is asked when it’s weak: WHAT KIND OF AN IDEA ARE YOU? Are you the kind that compromises, does deals, accommodates itself to society, aims to find a niche, to survive; or are you the cursed, bloody-minded ramrod-backed type of damnfool notion that would rather break than sway with the breeze? - the kind that will almost certainly, ninety-nine times out of a hundred, be smashed to bits; but the hundredth time, will change the world?
What’s the second question? Gibreel asked.

Answer the first one first.
- The Satanic Verses by Salman Rushdie

Taken from Contrariwise

Artist not named.

Any new idea, Mahound, is asked two questions.
The first is asked when it’s weak:
WHAT KIND OF AN IDEA ARE YOU?
Are you the kind that compromises, does deals, accommodates itself to society, aims to find a niche, to survive;
or are you the cursed, bloody-minded ramrod-backed type of damnfool notion that would rather break than sway with the breeze?
- the kind that will almost certainly, ninety-nine times out of a hundred, be smashed to bits;
but the hundredth time, will change the world?

What’s the second question? Gibreel asked.

Answer the first one first.

- The Satanic Verses by Salman Rushdie

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November 10, 2010 at 8:25 PM

Taken from Live Journal
Apparently its a passage from an Alexander Pope poem.

Taken from Live Journal

Apparently its a passage from an Alexander Pope poem.

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November 5, 2010 at 8:07 PM

Taken from Tattoo Snob.
Artist Lionel Fahy.

Taken from Tattoo Snob.

Artist Lionel Fahy.

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November 5, 2010 at 1:15 AM

Taken from Flickr.
Artist not named.

Taken from Flickr.

Artist not named.