Saturday, July 22, 2017

American States and their State Mottos

State  Motto
 Alabama Audemus jura nostra defendere ("We dare defend our rights")
 Alaska North to the future
 Arizona Ditat Deus ("God enriches")
 Arkansas Regnat Populus ("The People Rule")
 California  Eureka
 Colorado Nil sine numine ("Nothing without providence")
 Connecticut Qui Transtulit Sustinet ("He Who Transplanted Still Sustains")
 Delaware  Liberty and Independence
 Florida  In God We Trust
 Georgia  Wisdom, Justice, Moderation
 Hawaii  Ua mau ke ea o ka aina i ka pono ("The life of the land is perpetuated in righteousness")
 Idaho  Esto perpetua
 Illinois  State sovereignty, national union
 Indiana  The Crossroads of America
 Iowa Our liberties we prize and our rights we will maintain.
 Kansas  Ad astra per aspera ("To the stars through difficulties")
 Kentucky  United we stand, divided we fall
 Louisiana  Union, justice and confidence
 Maine  Dirigo ("I Lead")
 Maryland  Fatti maschii, parole femine "Strong deeds, gentle words"
 Massachusetts  Ense petit placidam sub libertate quietem ("By the sword we seek peace, but peace only under liberty")
 Michigan Si quaeris peninsulam amoenam circumspice ("If you seek a pleasant peninsula, look about you")
 Minnesota L'√Čtoile du Nord ("Star of the North")
 Mississippi  Virtute et armis ("By valor and arms")
 Missouri  Salus Populi Suprema Lex Esto ("Let the welfare of the people be the supreme law")
 Montana  Oro y Plata ("Gold and Silver") 
 Nebraska  Equality Before the Law
 New Hampshire
 New Jersey
 New Mexico
 New York
 North Carolina
 North Dakota
 Rhode Island
 South Carolina
 South Dakota
 West Virginia