Tattoo Font Ideas for Men Choosing the right font style for your script tattoo as a man can be quite an uphill task. Whether you want a flashy design or a simple minimalistic look, you will be spoilt for choice with the thousands of options available. This tattoo says ‘Dum Spiro Spero’. It is written in a foreign language on the forearm and uses a cursive concept. The background is designed with dots to look spray painted. Tattoos written in other languages are a common practice.