• It's "Get the f out of here." A little harsh but has a certain ring to it;)
  • it's Excelsior ("Ever Upward") which is partially true ,we try to go foward but wind up 2 steps backwards.
  • The don't ask don't tell state? I liked the old motto better.
  • Your profile says you are from New Jersey. The state motto of NJ is "Liberty and Prosperity". No state is listed as having "Come See For Yourself". More likely, that is an asdvertising slogan from the tourism bureau.
  • Massachusetts here. Ours is "Ense petit placidam sub libertate quietem" I like that because most people have no earthly idea what it means. :)
    • Linda Joy
      By the sword we seek peace, but peace only under liberty." Nice
  • Yes, our state of Texas's motto is "Friendship". It comes from the Caddo Indian word "teyshas" meaning friends.
  • Texas slogan is : "DON'T MESS WITH TEXAS!"
    • Mr PantsFellDown
      Oh no it isn't. Your STATE logo is "Drive friendly!"
    • Linda Joy
      Marguerite wins this one. Scroll up
  • The county's motto, "We wun't be druv", reflects the strong-willed nature of its people in past centuries. Druv is Olde English for Drove.........
  • Ense petit placidam sub libertate quietem - a Latin passage - is the official motto of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. It means "By the sword we seek peace, but peace only under liberty." Well of course being under "liberty" means being dictated to by someone who threatens you to obey them. SO MY STATE'S MOTTO THEN IS "OBEY US OR WE'LL KILL YOU".
  • Yes: "Audemus jura nostra defendere" has been translated as: "We Dare Maintain Our Rights" or "We Dare Defend Our Rights." This Latin phrase is on the state coat of arms completed in 1923.

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