This article, in Book Riot, made me consider what literary tattoos I'd choose. Bookish Temporary Tattoos That Have Us Craving More Ink I don't have any ink on my skin—after all, why interrupt perfection? All the same, there are some illustrations from classic novels, as well as pithy quotes that would serve as inspirational tattoos. I like Kenneth Graham's The Wind In The Willows which is discounted as a children's book but has much to say about friendship, conservation, the importance of home and man's ridiculous obsessions. My favourite illustrator of Graham's story is Ernest H. Shepherd, who also illustrated the Winnie-the-Pooh stories. In this drawing Ratty introduces Mole to the joys of river life: Do any of you already have tattoos? Perhaps with a literary theme... Which pictures or sayings would you choose?