Saying Tattoos - Philosohical Phrases

Tattooing is becoming more and more popular these days and the choice of designs is impressive. Some people prefer to have attractive and unique pictures on the body and others want to stand out some thoughts. Sayings tattoos can be created with variety of tattoo inks and not only black. It may be the quote or phrase from the poetry but all saying tattoos are really unique in their ability to tell us and the whole world something special, to show our beliefs and lifestyle in this or that way.
There are so many wise phrases, ancient scriptures, inspiration quotes and proverbs from all over the world that sometimes one saying tattoo isn't enough to satisfy us. But I think the wisest saying tattoos are made when we go to philosophy. There have been many great philosophers who lived in different places of our planet and we can classify the philosophical brunches in some way. Here is some useful information about different philosophies and the sayings ideas from them.
Buddhism is extremely widespread nowadays. Buddhist beliefs are mystical, penetrating and powerful. Compassion, forgiveness, generosity and liberation of the mind and the body are principal values of Buddhism. If you want to have compassionate, forgiving and wise saying tattooed, Buddhist sayings are for you. Here are only few examples.

Do not speak- unless it improves on silence.
Happiness does not come from having much, but from being attached to little.
Birth and Death is a grave event; How transient is life! Every minute is to be grasped. Time waits for nobody.
He is able who thinks he is able.

Another wise philosophy is Indian philosophy, I think. Dharma- attainment of emancipation- characterizes Indian wisdom. Financial setbacks, death, breakups can be devastating for us, but we should be strong and keep our composure and Asian sayings reflect that.

Culture is the widening of the mind and of the spirit
You can never enter the same river twice.
To watch us dance is to hear our hearts speak.
A smile you sent, will always return.
Action expresses priorities.

Greek philosophy is the foundation of western civilization and such outstanding people as Socrates, Plato and Aristotle created so many wise works and their sayings are really amazing but most of them are too long for tattooing. But there are many interesting and wise sayings in Greek culture.

Change in all things is sweet.
Be as you wish to seem.
The energy of the mind is the essence of life.
One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life: that word is love.
Chinese culture and products have been attracting people and raise much interest after China opens itself and Chinese saying tattoos have grown in popularity recently. Subtle yet meaningful and wise Chinese sayings reveal life, despair truth and courage. Calming and consoling Chinese phrases explain why things go the way they do.

Fortune does not come twice. Misfortune does not come alone.
Pick the flower when it is ready to be picked.
Deliberate inaction is better than blind action.
Big trees attract strong wind.

Bible sayings are also popular choice for tattoos. Christian beliefs are reflexed in the wise phrases relating to encouragement, faith, life, failure and endurance.

We walk by faith, not by sight.
There is no fear in love; but perfect love cast out fear.
I found the one whom my soul loves.

Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. Love never ends.

Choose something special and close to your heart and understanding of life! And don't forget about tattoo aftercare!