State Mottoes:

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  1. District of Columbia -
    Iustitia omnibus -- Justice for all
  2. Kansas
    - Ad astra per aspera -- to the stars through difficulties
  3. Wyoming
    Cedant arma togae -- Let arms yield to the toga (peace)
  4. Idaho
    - Esto perpetua -- May it last forever
  5. West Virginia
    Montani semper liberi -- Mountaineers are always free
  6. New York -
    - Excelsior -- Ever upward/higher
  7. North Carolina
    Esse quam videri -- to be rather than to seem
  8. Oklahoma
    Labor omnia vincit -- Work conquers all
  9. Arkansas
    Regnat populus -- the people rule
  10. Arizona -
    Ditat Deus -- God enriches
  11. Michigan
    Si quaeris paeninsulam amoenam circumspice -- If you seek a pleasant peninsula, look around you
  12. Mississippi
    - Virtute et armis -- by valor and arms
  13. South Carolina
    Dum spiro, spero -- While there's life, there's hope (While I breathe, I hope)
  14. South Carolina
    Animis opibusque parati -- Prepared in mind and resources
  15. Maryland
    Scuto bonae voluntatis Tuae coronasti nos -- with the shield of Thy goodwill Thou has covered us
  16. Massachusetts
    Ense petit placidam sub libertate quietem -- with the sword she seeks calm peace under liberty
  17. Maine
    Dirigo -- I point the way
  18. . New Mexico
    Crescit eundo -- it grows as it goes
  19. Colorado
    - Nil sine numine -- nothing without divine guidance
  20. Connecticut
    - Qui transtulit sustinet -- He who transplanted, sustains
  21. . Virginia --
    Sic semper tyrannis -- thus ever to tyrant
  22. Alabama
    Audemus iura nostra defendere -- we dare defend our rights
  23. Missouri
    Salus populi suprema lex esto -- the welfare of the people shall be the supreme law
  24. Oregon
    - Alis volat propriis -- He flies by his own wings
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