U.S. State Mottos

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Can you name the U.S. states (and D.C.) by their mottos?

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MottoState/TerritoryEnglish translation
Esto perpetuaLet it be perpetual
Dum spiro spero / Animis opibusque paratiWhile I breathe, I hope / Ready in soul and resource
Live Free or DieN/A
The Crossroads of AmericaN/A
Virtue, Liberty, and IndependenceN/A
Ua Mau ke Ea o ka ʻĀina i ka PonoThe life of the land is perpetuated by righteousness
L'étoile du NordThe Star of the North
Equality before the lawN/A
Montani semper liberiMountaineers are always free
ExcelsiorEver upward
Freedom and UnityN/A
Oro y plataGold and silver
United we stand, divided we fall / Deo gratiam habeamusLet us be grateful to God
Union, justice, confidenceN/A
With God, all things are possibleN/A
EurekaI have found it
Audemus jura nostra defendereWe dare defend our rights
Liberty and IndependenceN/A
Equal RightsN/A
Our liberties we prize and our rights we will maintainN/A
All For Our CountryN/A
Labor omnia vincitLabor conquers all things
Virtute et armisBy valor and arms
Regnat populusThe people rule
MottoState/TerritoryEnglish translation
Wisdom, justice, and moderationN/A
Ditat DeusGod enriches
Al-ki [unofficial]By and by
Alis volat propriisShe flies with her own wings
Si quaeris peninsulam amoenam circumspiceIf you seek a pleasant peninsula, look around you
Salus populi suprema lex estoLet the welfare of the people be the supreme law
Liberty and union, now and forever, one and inseparableN/A
Nil sine numineNothing without Providence
DirigoI direct
Under God the people ruleN/A
Ad astra per asperaTo the stars through difficulties
Crescit eundoIt grows as it goes
Qui transtulit sustinetHe who transplanted sustains
Liberty and prosperityN/A
Sic semper tyrannisThus always to tyrants
Ense petit placidam sub libertate quietemBy the sword we seek peace, but peace only under liberty
Esse quam videriTo be, rather than to seem
Fatti maschii, parole femineManly deeds, womanly words
Agriculture and commerceN/A
In God We TrustN/A
State sovereignty, national unionN/A
North to the futureN/A
Justitia OmnibusJustice for all

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