List of national mottos

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A national motto is chosen 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 a currency for that country.

Examples[change | change source]

Country Common name and Description First language Picture Ref.
 United Kingdom Sovereign's motto:(French: God and my right) in England, Wales and Northern Ireland; In My Defens God Me Defend in Scotland. Dieu et mon droit Royal Coat of Arms of the United Kingdom (1952-2022).svg [1]
   Nepal (Sanskrit: "Mother and motherland are greater than heaven") जननी जन्मभूमिश्च स्वर्गादपि गरीयसी Emblem of Nepal.svg [2]
 Palestine (Arabic: From the river to the sea, Palestine will be free) من النهر إلى البحر ، ستكون فلسطين حرة (Min alnahr 'iilaa al-bahr, satakun Filastin huratan) Protestors Holding Pro Palestine Posters.jpg [3]
 Pakistan Faith, Unity, Discipline (ايمان، اتحاد، نظم‎ - Iman, Ittihad, Nazm) State emblem of Pakistan.svg [4]
 Bangladesh The four stars of each symbol represent these basic principles: Democracy, Socialism, Secularism and Nationalism গণতন্ত্র, সমাজতন্ত্র, ধর্মনিরপেক্ষতা এবং জাতীয়তাবাদ
 Maldives الدولة المحلديبية (Al-Dawlat Al-Mahaldheebiya) (State of the Mahal Dibiyat) Emblem of Maldives.svg

References[change | change source]

  1. "Coats of arms". The Official Website of the British Monarchy. Retrieved 19 August 2016.
  2. "Valmiki Ramayana - Yuddha Kanda". Archived from the original on 2019-05-15. Retrieved 2021-07-24.
  3. Also used by the Palestine Liberation Organization
  4. "Information of Pakistan: Basic Facts". Archived from the original on 2012-03-27. Retrieved 2006-08-02.