There's nothing more empowering than having a bold (and beautiful!) tattoo that inspires you to live your life to the fullest every time you look at it. Whether you're enlightened by a quote, motivated by a word, or moved by a design, getting inked with something that empowers you will also empower the people around you. From tiny sketches to awe-inspiring designs, these tattoos will fuel your fire for new ink. Some popular designs can even be done in multiple ways! Whether it's your first or hundredth tattoo, having one of these will stand out no matter where you get it. Check out our favorite ideas for powerful tattoos, ahead.
— Additional reporting by Lauren Harano and Haley Lyndes