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Identification Statistics > State mottos > Motto (most recent) by state

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Alabama Audemus jura nostra defendere
Alaska North to the future
American Samoa Samoa, Muamua Le Atua
Arizona Ditat Deus
Arkansas Regnat populus
California Eureka
Colorado Nil sine numine
Connecticut Qui transtulit sustinet
Delaware Liberty and Independence
District of Columbia Justitia Omnibus
Florida In God We Trust
Georgia Wisdom, justice, and moderation
Guam Where America's Day Begins
Hawaii Ua Mau ke Ea o ka Āina i ka Pono
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
Kentucky United we stand, divided we fall
Deo gratiam habeamus
Louisiana Union, justice, et confiance
Maine Dirigo
Maryland Fatti maschi, parole femmine
Massachusetts Ense petit placidam sub libertate quietem
Michigan Si quaeris peninsulam amoenam circumspice
Minnesota L'étoile du Nord (Official state motto)
Quae sursum volo videre (Territorial motto never repealed)
Mississippi Virtute et armis
Missouri Salus populi suprema lex esto
Montana Oro y plata
Nebraska Equality before the law
Nevada All for our country
New Hampshire Live Free or Die
New Jersey Liberty and prosperity
New Mexico Crescit eundo
New York Excelsior
North Carolina Esse quam videri
North Dakota Liberty and union, now and forever, one and inseparable
Strength from the soil
Ohio With God, all things are possible
Oklahoma Labor omnia vincit
Oregon Alis volat propriis, and The Union
Pennsylvania Virtue, Liberty, and Independence
Puerto Rico Juan es su nombre
Rhode Island Hope
South Carolina Dum spiro spero
Animis opibusque parati
South Dakota Under God the people rule
Tennessee Agriculture and commerce
US Virgin Islands United in Pride and Hope
Utah Industry
Vermont Freedom and Unity
Virginia Sic semper tyrannis
Washington Al-ki (unofficial)
West Virginia Montani semper liberi
Wisconsin Forward
Wyoming Equal Rights

SOURCE: Wikipedia: List of U.S. state mottos

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