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All Countries National Mottos

This is the list of national mottos for the world's nations. The national official motto is used to describe the intent or motivation of the country in a short phrase. For example, it can be included on a country's flag, coat of arms, or currency. Some countries such as Italy, Japan and Mongolia choose not to have a national motto.

National Motto Status
AfghanistanThere is no god but God; Muhammad is the messenger of God.Official
Aland IslandsIslands of PeaceOfficial
AlbaniaYou, Albania, give me honor, give me the name Albanian Official
AlgeriaBy the people and for the peopleOfficial
American SamoaSamoa, Let God Be FirstOfficial
Andorra Strength united is strongerOfficial
Angola Strength united is strongerOfficial
AnguillaUnity, Strength and EnduranceOfficial
Antigua and BarbudaEach endeavouring, all achievingOfficial
ArgentinaIn Union and LibertyOfficial
ArmeniaOne Nation, One Culture Official
ArubaAlways progressingOfficial
BahamasForward, Upward, Onward TogetherOfficial
BarbadosPride and IndustryOfficial
BelgiumUnity gives StrengthOfficial
BelizeUnder the shade I flourishOfficial
BeninFellowship, Justice, LabourOfficial
BermudaWhither the fates carry usOfficial
BoliviaUnity is StrengthOfficial
Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and SabaWith oars and sails (Saba)Official
BrazilOrder and progressOfficial
British Indian Ocean TerritoryLimuria is in our chargeOfficial
British Virgin IslandsBe VigilantOfficial
Brunei DarussalamAlways in service with God's guidanceOfficial
BulgariaUnity Makes StrengthOfficial
Burkina FasoUnity, Progress, JusticeOfficial
BurundiUnity, Work, ProgressOfficial
CambodiaNation, Religion, KingOfficial
CameroonPeace, Work, FatherlandOfficial
CanadaFrom sea to seaOfficial
Cape VerdeUnity, Work, ProgressOfficial
Cayman IslandsHe hath founded it upon the seasOfficial
Central African RepublicUnity, Dignity, WorkOfficial
ChadUnity, Work, ProgressOfficial
ChileThrough Reason Or By ForceOfficial
Cocos IslandsOnward our islandOfficial
ColombiaFreedom and orderOfficial
ComorosUnity, Solidarity, DevelopmentOfficial
Congo (the Democratic Republic)Justice, Peace, WorkOfficial
Congo (the Republic)Unity, Work, ProgressOfficial
CubaFatherland or deathOfficial
Czech RepublicTruth prevailsOfficial
DenmarkGod, King and FatherlandOfficial
DjiboutiUnity, Equality, PeaceOfficial
DominicaAfter God, the EarthOfficial
Dominican RepublicGod, Fatherland, LibertyOfficial
East Timor (Timor Leste)Unity, Action, and ProgressOfficial
EcuadorGod, homeland, and freedomOfficial
El SalvadorGod, Union, LibertyOfficial
Equatorial GuineaUnity, Peace, JusticeOfficial
EritreaState of EritreaOfficial
EswatiniWe are a fortressOfficial
Falkland IslandsDesire the RightOfficial
FijiFear God and honour the QueenOfficial
FranceLiberty, equality, fraternityOfficial
French GuianaWork Creates AbundanceOfficial
French PolynesiaGreat Tahiti of the Golden HazeOfficial
French Southern TerritoriesLiberty, equality, fraternityOfficial
GabonUnion, Work, JusticeOfficial
GambiaProgress, Peace, ProsperityOfficial
GeorgiaStrength is in UnityOfficial
GhanaFreedom and JusticeOfficial
GibraltarBadge of the Rock of GibraltarOfficial
GreeceFreedom or DeathOfficial
GrenadaEver Conscious of God We Aspire, and Advance as One PeopleOfficial
GuamLand of the ChamorusOfficial
GuatemalaGrow Free and FertileOfficial
GuineaWork, Justice, SolidarityOfficial
Guinea BissauUnity, Struggle, ProgressOfficial
GuyanaOne People, One Nation, One DestinyOfficial
HaitiLiberty, equality, fraternityOfficial
HondurasFree, sovereign and independentOfficial
IndiaTruth alone triumphsOfficial
IndonesiaUnity in diversityOfficial
IranIndependence, freedom, the Islamic RepublicOfficial
IraqGod is the GreatestOfficial
Isle of ManWhithersoever you throw it, it will standOfficial
Ivory Coast (Cote d Ivoire)Unity, Discipline, LaborOfficial
JamaicaOut of many, One PeopleOfficial
JordanGod, Homeland, KingOfficial
KazakhstanFreedom, Unity, Progress!Official
KenyaAll pull togetherOfficial
KiribatiHealth, Peace and ProsperityOfficial
KuwaitGod, The Nation, The EmirOfficial
LaosPeace, Independence, Democracy, Unity and ProsperityOfficial
LatviaFor Fatherland and FreedomOfficial
LebanonWe are all for the Country, the Sublime and the FlagOfficial
LesothoPeace, Rain, ProsperityOfficial
LiberiaThe love of liberty brought us hereOfficial
LiechtensteinFor God, Prince and FatherlandOfficial
LithuaniaFreedom, Unity, ProsperityOfficial
LuxembourgWe wish to remain what we areOfficial
MadagascarLove, Ancestral-land, ProgressOfficial
MalawiUnity and FreedomOfficial
MalaysiaUnity is StrengthOfficial
MaldivesState of the Mahal DibiyatOfficial
MaliOne people, one goal, one faithOfficial
MaltaStrength and consistencyOfficial
Marshall IslandsAccomplishment/Achievement through Joint EffortOfficial
MauritaniaHonor, Fraternity, JusticeOfficial
MauritiusStar and key of the Indian OceanOfficial
MayotteWe are vigilantOfficial
MicronesiaPeace, Unity, LibertyOfficial
MonacoWith God's helpOfficial
MontserratA people of excellence, moulded by nature, nurtured by GodOfficial
MoroccoGod, the Country, the KingOfficial
MozambiqueRepublic of MozambiqueOfficial
MyanmarHappiness through harmony. Currently none.Official
NamibiaUnity, liberty, justiceOfficial
NauruGod's will firstOfficial
NepalMother and motherland are greater than heavenOfficial
NetherlandsI will maintainOfficial
New CaledoniaLand of speech, land of sharingOfficial
NicaraguaIn God We TrustOfficial
NigerFraternity, Work, ProgressOfficial
NigeriaUnity and Faith, Peace and ProgressOfficial
North KoreaPowerful and Prosperous NationOfficial
PakistanFaith, unity, disciplineOfficial
PalauRepublic of PalauOfficial
PanamaFor the benefit of the worldOfficial
Papua New GuineaUnity in DiversityOfficial
ParaguayPeace and justiceOfficial
PeruSteady and happy for the union.Official
PhilippinesFor God, for the people, for nature and for the countryOfficial
Puerto RicoJohn is his nameOfficial
Reunion I will flourish wherever I am broughtOfficial
RwandaUnity, Work, PatriotismOfficial
Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da CunhaLoyal and unshakeable (Saint Helena), Our faith is our strength (Tristan da Cunha)Official
Saint Kitts and NevisCountry Above SelfOfficial
Saint LuciaThe land, the people, the lightOfficial
Saint Pierre and MiquelonFrom the Sea, WorkOfficial
Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesPeace and justiceOfficial
SamoaGod be the Foundation of SamoaOfficial
San MarinoLibertyOfficial
Sao Tome and PrincipeUnity, Discipline, WorkOfficial
Saudi ArabiaThere is no God other than God and Muhammad is the Messenger of GodOfficial
SenegalOne people, one goal, one faithOfficial
SeychellesThe end crowns the workOfficial
Sierra LeoneUnity, freedom, justiceOfficial
SingaporeOnward SingaporeOfficial
Sint MaartenAlways progressingOfficial
Solomon IslandsTo lead is to serveOfficial
South AfricaUnity in DiversityOfficial
South Georgia and the South Sandwich IslandsLet the lion protect his own landOfficial
South KoreaTo broadly benefit the human worldOfficial
South SudanJustice, Liberty, ProsperityOfficial
SpainFurther beyondOfficial
SudanVictory is OursOfficial
SurinameJustice, piety, loyaltyOfficial
SwitzerlandOne for all, all for one.Official
SyriaUnity, Freedom, SocialismOfficial
TajikistanIndependence, Freedom, Homeland! Official
TanzaniaFreedom and UnityOfficial
TogoWork, liberty, homelandOfficial
TokelauTokelau For The AlmightyOfficial
TongaGod and Tonga are my InheritanceOfficial
Trinidad and TobagoTogether we aspire, together we achieveOfficial
TunisiaFreedom, Dignity, Order and JusticeOfficial
TurkeySovereignty unconditionally belongs to the People (unofficial)Official
TurkmenistanIndependence, Neutrality, Stability! Official
TuvaluTuvalu for the AlmightyOfficial
UgandaFor God and My CountryOfficial
UkraineLiberty, concord, goodnessOfficial
United Arab EmiratesGod, Nation, PresidentOfficial
United StatesIn God We TrustOfficial
United States Minor Outlying IslandsIn God We TrustOfficial
United States Virgin IslandsUnited In Pride And HopeOfficial
UruguayLiberty or DeathOfficial
UzbekistanKuch adolatdadir! / Куч адолатдадир!Official
VanuatuIn God we standOfficial
VenezuelaGod and FederationOfficial
Vietnam Independence, Liberty, HappinessOfficial
Wallis and FutunaLiberty, equality, fraternityOfficial
Western SaharaLiberty, Democracy, UnityOfficial
YemenGod, Homeland, Revolution, UnityOfficial
ZambiaOne Zambia, One NationOfficial
ZimbabweUnity, Freedom, WorkOfficial
AntarcticaResearch and Discovery (unofficial)No official motto
AustraliaAdvance AustraliaNo official motto
AustriaNo official motto
AzerbaijanThe Land of Fire (unofficial)No official motto
BahrainNo official motto
BangladeshVictory to Bengal (unofficial)No official motto
BelarusLong Live Belarus! (unofficial)No official motto
BhutanNo official motto
Bosnia and HerzegovinaNo official motto
Bouvet IslandNo official motto
ChinaServe The People! (unofficial)No official motto
Christmas IslandNo official motto
Cook IslandsNo official motto
Costa RicaPure Life (unofficial)No official motto
CroatiaGod and CroatsNo official motto
CuracaoNo official motto
CyprusNo official motto
EgyptNo official motto
EstoniaNo official motto
EthiopiaEthiopia holds up her hands unto GodNo official motto
Faroe IslandsNo official motto
FinlandHome, Religion and the FatherlandNo official motto
GermanyUnity and justice and freedom (unofficial)No official motto
GreenlandNo official motto
GuadeloupeNo official motto
GuernseyNo official motto
Heard Island and McDonald IslandsNo official motto
Hong KongNo official motto
HungaryWith the help of God for Homeland and Freedom (formerly, unofficial)No official motto
IcelandNo official motto
IrelandIreland foreverNo official motto
IsraelNo official motto
ItalyNo official motto
JapanNo official motto
JerseyNo official motto
KyrgyzstanNo official motto
LibyaNo official motto
MacauNo official motto
MartiniqueNo official motto
MexicoThe Homeland is FirstNo official motto
MoldovaNo official motto
MongoliaNo official motto
MontenegroMay Montenegro be eternal!No official motto
New ZealandNo official motto
NiueNo official motto
Norfolk IslandNo official motto
North MacedoniaNo official motto
Northern Mariana IslandsNo official motto
NorwayEverything for Norway (Royal motto, unofficial)No official motto
OmanNo official motto
PalestineFrom the river to the sea, Palestine will be free (unofficial)No official motto
PitcairnNo official motto
PolandFor our freedom and yoursNo official motto
PortugalNo official motto
QatarNo official motto
RomaniaNo official motto
RussiaForward, Russia! (unofficial)No official motto
Saint BarthelemyNo official motto
Saint MartinNo official motto
SerbiaOnly unity saves the Serbs (unofficial)No official motto
SlovakiaNo official motto
SloveniaNo official motto
SomaliaNo official motto
Sri LankaNo official motto
Svalbard and Jan MayenNo official motto
SwedenFor Sweden - With the Times (unofficial)No official motto
TaiwanNo official motto
ThailandNation, Religion, King (unofficial)No official motto
Turks and Caicos IslandsNo official motto
United KingdomGod and my rightNo official motto
Vatican City (Holy See)No official motto