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Official State Mottoes (English)

Official mottoes, English language, listed by state.
StateList by state Motto Translation Language
Alaska North to the Future
Alabama [ None ]
Arizona [ None ]
Arkansas [ None ]
California [ None ]
Colorado [ None ]
Connecticut [ None ]
Delaware Liberty and independence
Florida In God we trust
Georgia Wisdom, Justice, and Moderation
Georgia Agriculture and Commerce
Hawaii [ None ]
Idaho [ None ]
Illinois State sovereignty, national union
Indiana The crossroads of America
Iowa Our liberties we prize and our rights we will maintain
Kansas [ None ]
Kentucky United we stand, divided we shall fall
Kentucky [ None ]
Louisiana Union, justice and confidence
Maine [ None ]
Maryland [ None ]
Massachusetts [ None ]
Michigan [ None ]
Minnesota [ None ]
Mississippi [ None ]
Missouri [ None ]
Montana [ None ]
Nebraska Equality before the law
Nevada All for our country
New Hampshire Live free or die
New Jersey Liberty and Prosperity
New Mexico [ None ]
New York [ None ]
North Carolina [ None ]
North Dakota Liberty and union, now and forever, one and inseparable
Ohio With God, all things are possible
Oklahoma [ None ]
Oregon [ None ]
Pennsylvania Virtue, liberty and independence
Rhode Island Hope
South Carolina [ None ]
South Carolina [ None ]
South Dakota Under God, the people rule
Tennessee Agriculture and commerce
Texas Friendship
Utah Industry
Vermont Freedom and unity
Virginia [ None ]
Washington [ None ]
West Virginia [ None ]
Wisconsin Forward
Wyoming Equal rights

State Names, Flags, Seals, Songs, Birds, Flowers, and Other Symbols, by George Earlie Shankle. 522 pages. Reprint Services Corp; Revised edition (June 1971) Reprint of the 1938 revised edition. The first comprehensive book about our state symbols! From the preface: "This book grew out of the desire of its author to know, about his native state, a great many facts which he found exceedingly difficult to obtain. After three years of research in the Library of Congress, he is able to give to the public this storehouse of information, which could have been gathered from not library less fertile in source material..."