List of national mottos

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This page lists state and national mottos for the world's nations. The mottos for some states lacking general international recognition, extinct states, non sovereign nations and territories are listed, but their names are not bolded.

A state motto is used to describe the intent or motivation of the state in a short phrase. For example, it can be included on a country's flag, coat of arms, or currency. Some countries choose not to have a national motto.

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The national motto of Bolivia, La Unión es la Fuerza (Unity is Strength), is inscribed on boliviano coins.
The national motto of Brazil, Ordem e progresso (Order and progress), is inscribed on the Brazilian flag.

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The National Emblem of India bears the motto Satyameva Jayate (Sanskrit, "Truth alone triumphs").
The flag of Iraq displays the national motto, Allahu Akbar ("God is Great").

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Kiribati, "Health, Peace and Prosperity" on the Coat of arms of Kiribati.

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The motto of Nepal, जननी जन्मभूमिश्च स्वर्गादपि गरीयसी (Sanskrit, "Mother and motherland are greater than heaven")

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Pakistan: Īmān, Ittiḥād, Nazm. (Urdu "Faith, Unity, Discipline").
Panama: Pro mundi beneficio (Latin: "For the benefit of the world").

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The national motto of the United States is In God we trust, as shown on the reverse of the United States one-dollar bill.

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