Angelina Jolie has a number of tattoos, and the actress and humanitarian recently added to her collection, revealing her new ink during a trip to New York City earlier this week. Photographs obtained by Sixth page show Jolie’s new tattoo is a quote from astronomer Galileo Galilei on her forearm, which Jolie flaunted while wearing a white t-shirt and gray skirt.
The ink reads “Eppur si muove”, which means “And yet, it moves”. The quote is dated 1633, when Galilei was on trial on suspicion of heresy and was forced to reverse his theory that the Earth revolves around the sun. The astronomer is said to have muttered to the inquisitors: “Eppur si muove”, and the phrase has since become to mean that the truth will one day prevail. Jolie’s new tattoo was placed directly above the matching tattoos that she and her ex-husband Brad Pitt both have a quote from Rumi that says “There is a field, beyond all notions of right and wrong. I will meet you there. “
In addition to the two quotes on her forearm, Jolie is said to have around 16 tattoos, including coordinates of her six children, vertical rows of writing on the back, Gothic writing that says “Know your rights”, a temple design Buddhist, a grid design depicting four continents and the four elements and an ancient Buddhist mantra believed to bring good luck and wealth.
“These are body art,” Jolie told Australian magazine. Post-modern ink in 2010 of his tattoos. “I don’t think it’s abnormal that someone who spends their life in other skins wants to claim their own by tagging things that matter to them.”
She also has a quote on her left elbow that says, “A prayer for the wild heart kept in cages,” and Jolie said. Harper’s Bazaar in 2019 that his late mother, Marcheline Bertrand, inspired the ink. “I had it when I was 20. I was with my mother one night and I felt lost,” she recalls. “I was restless – always. I still am. We were driving to dinner, and she talked about spending time with Tennessee Williams and how much she liked her words. She told me he wrote that, to About the wilderness. We drove to a tattoo parlor, and I inked it on my left arm. What she did for me that night was to remind me that the wilderness in me is fine and is part of me.