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Best US State Mottos

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A list of the most catchy mottos of US states

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Live Free or Die (New Hampshire) Report Abuse
The most popular motto here. From the quote- Live free or die: Death is not the worst of evils.
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Mountaineers are always free (West Virginia) Report Abuse
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Love this Motto because I love mountains.
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While I breath, I hope (South Carolina) Report Abuse
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To the stars through difficulties (Kansas) Report Abuse
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I lead (Maine) Report Abuse
Once the only state to hold elections in September and the results are thought to predict results in other states.
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All For Our Country (Nebraska) Report Abuse
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She flies with her own wings (Oregon) Report Abuse
Since there are no feminine pronouns in the Latin quote, this can also mean "He flies with his own wings" or "It flies with its own wings"
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To be, rather than to seem (North Carolina) Report Abuse
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We dare defend our rights (Albama) Report Abuse
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Justice for All (District of Columbia) Report Abuse
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Let it be perpetual (Idaho) Report Abuse
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He who transplanted sustains (Connecticut) Report Abuse
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Forward (Wisconsin) Report Abuse
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Eureka (California) Report Abuse
Gold rush! Attempt in 1957 to change it to "In God We Trust" failed.
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By and by (Washington) Report Abuse
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Gold and silver (Montana) Report Abuse
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Ever upward (New York) Report Abuse
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Manly deeds, womanly words (Maryland) Report Abuse
Official interpretation of the motto: Strong deeds, gentle worlds. Only state with its motto in Italian.
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The Crossroads of America (Indiana) Report Abuse
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It grows as it goes (New Mexico) Report Abuse
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If you seek a pleasant peninsula, look around you (Massachusetts) Report Abuse
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Comments:
This motto is for Michigan not Massachusetts
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This is actually the motto of the State of Michigan.
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