State Mottos

Alabama We dare defend our rights
Alaska North to the future
Arizona God enriches
Arkansas The people rule
California Eureka
Colorado Nil Sine Numine - Nothing Without the Deity
Connecticut He who transplanted still sustains
Delaware Liberty and Independence
Florida In God we trust
Georgia Wisdom, justice, and moderation
Hawaii The life of the land is perpetuated in rightousness
Idaho It is forever
Illinois State Sovereignty, National Union
Indiana The crossroads of America
Iowa Our liberties and our rights we will maintain
Kansas To the stars through difficulties
Kentucky United we stand, divided we fall
Louisiana Union, justice, and confidence
Maine I lead
Maryland strong deeds, gentle words
Massachusetts By the sword we seek peace, but peace only under liberty
Michigan If you seek a pleasant peninsula, look about you
Minnesota The star of the north
Mississippi By valor and arms
Missouri The welfare of the people shall be the supreme law
Montana Gold and Silver
Nebraska Equality before the law
Nevada All for our country
New Hampshire Live free or die
New Jersey Liberty and Prosperity
New Mexico It grows as it goes
New York Excelsior
North Carolina To be, rather than to seem
North Dakota Liberty and union, now and forever, one and inseparable
Ohio With God, all things are possible
Oklahoma Labor conquers all things
Oregon She flies with her own wings
Pennsylvania Virtue, Liberty, and Independence
Rhode Island Hope
South Carolina Prepared in mind and resources/While I breathe, I hope
South Dakota Under God the people rule
Tennessee Agriculture and Commerce
Texas Friendship
Utah Industry
Vermont Freedom and unity
Virginia Thus always to tyrants
Washington “Al-ki” or “Alki” “Bye and bye”
West Virginia Mountaineers are always free
Wisconsin Forward
Wyoming Equal Rights