Mottoes Of The States





Arkansas--Regnant populi: The peoples rule.



California--Eureka: I have found it. Colorado--Nil sine numine: Nothing

without the Divinity.



Connecticut--Qui transtulit sustinet: He who has transferred, sustains.



Delaware--Liberty and Independence.



Florida--In God is Our trust.



Georgia--Wisdom, Justice, Moderation.



Illinois--State Sovereignty and National Union.



Iowa--Our liberties we prize, and our rights we will maintain.



Kansas--Ad astra per aspera: to the stars through rugged ways.



Kentucky--United we stand, divided we fall.



Louisiana--Union and Confidence.



Maine--Dirigo: I direct.



Maryland--Crescite et multiplicamini: Increase and multiply.



Massachusetts--Ense petit placidam sub libertate quietam: By her sword

she seeks under liberty a calm repose.



Michigan--Si quaeris peninsulam amoeanam circumspice: If thou seekest a

beautiful peninsula, look around.



Minnesota--L'Etoile du Nord: The Star of the North.



Missouri--Salus populi suprema lex esto: Let the welfare of the people

be the supreme law.



Nebraska--Popular Sovereignty.



Nevada--Volens et potens: Willing and able.



New Jersey--Liberty and Independence.



New York--Excelsior: Higher.



Ohio--Imperium in imperio: An empire within an empire.



Oregon--Alis volat propriis: She flies with her own wings.



Pennsylvania--Virtue, Liberty, Independence.



Rhode Island--Hope.



South Carolina--Animis opibusque parati: Ready with our lives and

property.



Tennessee--Agriculture, Commerce. Vermont--Freedom and Unity.



Virginia--Sic semper tyrannis: So be it ever to tyrants.



West Virginia--Montani semper liberi: The mountaineers are always free.



Wisconsin--Forward.



United States

E pluribus unum: From many, one.



Annuit captis: God has favored the undertaking;



Vovus ordo seclorum: A new order of ages.



The first named on one side of the great seal, the other two on the

reverse.





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