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Word: motto

Definition: brief statement used to express a principle


Sentences Containing 'motto'

A "studiolo" would often have a Latin motto painted or inlaid round the frieze.
Another explanation of the motto is that it refers to the Holy Trinity.
At the same time it was granted the motto "Nulli Secundus".
Augustine of Hippo, and its motto ""Vincit Veritas"" (Truth Conquers) is taken from his writings.
Even the motto on his carriage was ""Pro Ecclesia Dei"".
From then on, Peer uses this as his motto, always proclaiming that he is himself, whatever that is.
He selected as his episcopal motto: "All Things to All Men" ().
Her motto was and still is the motto of the college, “Not to be ministered unto but to minister.” Berry College.
His motto was ""best service and lowest rates"".
His motto was "Loyaulte me lie", "Loyalty binds me"; and his personal device was a white boar.
His motto was: "In Caritat serve" (in German: In love serve).
I dare say ours is likely to be a rather long engagement, but our motto is "Wait and hope!"
Illumined by thy rays., May thus our motto gleam, And show our desire, 'To be and not to seem.'
In the case of the motto, it would be printed on all Parliamentary documents.
In time, Peer also takes the Bøyg's important saying as a motto: "Go around".
It was also used by the Continental Marines as an early motto flag, along with the Moultrie Flag.
Its motto is ""Magen VeLo Yera'e"" (, lit.
Its motto is "A better Fiji, for you and me".
Its motto summarized its program: "Liberty for all; equality before the law; better conditions for the workers."
Its motto was "Diu noctuque pugnamus" ("We fight by day and night").
Make the best o' things the way you find 'em, says I--that's my motto.
Motto: La Vie Durante Motto Translated: Lasting life or long life.
The "Philosophy Talk" motto is, “the program that questions everything, except your intelligence.”
The association's motto is "Virginia Neighbors Serving Neighbors".
The city's motto is "Per Pacem ad Industriam" (Through peace to industry).
The Club's motto was Se comprendre, c'est la paix "(Mutual understanding is peace)."
The crest within the crest badge is a "a martlet", and the motto is "IN SEASON".
The District motto is "Committed to Excellence".
The motto "A better Fiji, for you and me" is retained.
The motto "No Cross, No Crown" was added.
The motto of the fraternity is "Alethia Kai Logos," which in Classical Greek means "The Truth and the Word".
The motto of the newspaper is "The fair and fearless".
The motto of this school is 'Strive to Succeed' and this motto is upheld visibly in the conduct of student and teacher.
The motto, ""In Libertate Vis"", means "Our Strength is our Freedom".
The PPCLI does not have an official motto; however, their unofficial motto, "First In The Field", is based off the fact that they were the first Canadian unit to deploy in the Great War.
The School motto is "Emet Ve' Emunah" (True and Faithful).
The school motto is "God, Truth, Charity".
The school motto is: "What we are to be we are now becoming."
The school's motto is "Mens Sana in Corpore Sano" (A Healthy Mind In A Healthy Body).
The squadron flag and motto still exists.
The theme of the convention, now the event's motto, was "Of the Fen, By the Fen, and For the Fen."
The town motto is "Post tot Naufracia Portus" (Latin for "after so many shipwrecks, a haven").
The unit motto is "Officium Super Omnia" which translates to Duty Above All.
Their motto is "A World of Books That Fill A Need".
This instruction included no guidelines except that the design had to include the motto "Persevere".
This is now the motto of Hokkaido University.
This is reflected in the company's motto "Ultimate Fidelity since 1925".
USASAC's motto is "Strength in Cooperation."
With the hornet as its motif, the squadron's motto is ""Swift Valiant"".
With the motto "Football is going to change" the first goal was set, to arrive at 1000 fans.

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