40 Beautiful and Inspiring Typographic Quotes

by in Inspiration on 16th May 2013 · 0 Comment

We are constantly being reminded how important typography is in every aspect of design – that fact is well documented and well showcased. Typography also lends itself to art, and it is one area where art often meets design to produce a beautiful result. In this showcase we are bringing you a double dose of inspiration – be inspired by the quotes themselves and also by the presentation in amazing typographic form.

In these examples the artists have produced designs to be proud of.

40 Beautiful and Inspiring Typographic Quotes

Beautiful and Inspiring Typographic Quotes

Triumph Over Chaos

Art is the triumph over chaos

Triumph Over Chaos

Movie Quote

Lo there do I see my father. Lo there do I see my mother, and my sisters, and my brothers. Lo there do I see the line of my people, back to the beginning. Lo they do call to me. They bid me take my place among them. In the halls of Valhalla. Where the brave, may live, forever.

Movie Quote

Everything

Everything is beautiful but beautiful isn't everything

Everything

Design

Design is what you do when you don't yet know what you are doing

Design

FDR Quote

When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.

FDR Quote

Pablo Picasso

Action is the key to all success

Pablo Picasso

Wander

Not all those who wander are lost

Wander

Music Quote

Music is what feelings sound like

Music Quote

Quote

A man who works with his hands is a laborer; a man who works with his hands and his brain is a craftsman; but a man who works with his hands and his brain and his heart is an artist.

Quote

The Gift

The artist is nothing without the gift but the gift is nothing without work

The Gift

Moustache Masterpieces: Walt Disney

It's kind of fun to do the impossible

Moustache Masterpieces: Walt Disney

Thomas Alva Edison Quote

I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work

Thomas Alva Edison Quote

Head First

When in doubt, dive head first

Head First

Moments Lost

All those moments will be lost in time like tears in rain

Moments Lost

Wash Your Hands

Just was your hands. It's not that hard.

Wash Your Hands

Thinking Around

Nothing can stop a good idea

Thinking Around

Life Passes Most People By

Life passes most people by while they're making grand plans for it

Life Passes Most People By

Typography: Believing

The most important thing is never stop believing

Typography: Believing

Daily Quote One

The perfect time to start something never arrives

Daily Quote One

Quote

Less talk more action

Quote

Quote

Mountaintops inspire leaders, but valleys mature them

Quote

Typography

Choose a job you love and you will never have to work another day

Typography

The Harder You Work

The harder you work the luckier you get

The Harder You Work

Logic

Logic will get you from A to Z. Imagination will take you everywhere

Logic

Hope

Hope is a good thing. Maybe the best of things and no good thing ever dies

Hope

Be Awesome

Don't forget to be awesome

Be Awesome

Pain Quote

Pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding

Pain Quote

Typography

Designers make a difference

Typography

Orihime Typography Study

If... If I were the rain that binds together the earth and the sky whom in all eternity will never mingle. Would I be able to bind two hearts together?

Orihime Typography Study

Do Something Productive

Tomorrow is a new day. Make something of it – do something productive

Do Something Productive

Typography Words

Words: So innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them

Typography Words

Play

Of course the game is rigged. Don't let that stop you. If you don't play you can't win

Play

Sttemnt

Give what you got to get what you want!

Sttemnt

Live On The Edge

If you ain't living on the edge, you're taking up way too much space.

Live On The Edge

Wise Words

Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which to keep

Wise Words

Art is...

Art is either plagiarism or revolution

Art is...

Solution

For every problem there is a solution that is simple, elegant, and wrong

Solution

Art of Life

The art of life is to live in the moment

Art of Life

Dali

Each morning when I awake, I experience again a supreme pleasure of being

Dali

Typography: Quotes

It's only after you've lost everything that you're free to do anything.

Typography: Quotes

Typography Quotes

It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation

Typography Quotes

Conclusion

After browsing these beautiful examples of typographic quotes, we would love to hear your thoughts. Have you produced any typographic quotes yourself, or have you come across any that you feel should have made this list?

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Carol is a blogger and Photoshop enthusiast. She enjoys surfing the net in search of outstanding art, design and photography, and enjoys nothing better than sharing her discoveries through article writing.