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Quotes of motto

  1. My motto was always to keep swinging. Whether I was in a slump or feeling badly or having trouble off the field, the only thing to do was keep swinging. – Hank Aaron
  2. The motto of chivalry is also the motto of wisdom; to serve all, but love only one. – Honore de Balzac
  3. Caution, not exuberance, should be our fiscal motto – John Chafee
  4. In order to maintain an untenable position, you have to be actively ignorant. One motto on the show is, 'Keep your facts, I'm going with the truth.' – Stephen Colbert
  5. A lot of my humor does come from anger. It's like, you're not gonna pull one over on me- which is pretty much my motto anyways. – Courteney Cox
  6. A good motto is: use friendliness but do not use your friends. – Frank Crane
  7. What's my motto when it comes to money? Don't put so much emphasis on it! – Janice Dickinson
  8. The Seinfeld motto No learning, no hugging. – Julia Louis-Dreyfus
  9. Rather suffer than die is man's motto – Jean de La Fontaine
  10. Here's kind of my motto if you're not happy at home, you're not happy anywhere else. – Angie Harmon
  11. I cannot remember a time when the Golden Rule was not my motto and precept, the torch that guided my footsteps. – James Cash Penney
  12. Personally, I think the best motto for an educational establishment is: 'Or Would You Rather Be a Mule?' – Terry Pratchett
  13. Unity and secularism will be the motto of the government. We can't afford divisive polity in India. – Manmohan Singh
  14. Weakness on both sides is, as we know, the motto of all quarrels. – Voltaire

Usage examples for motto

  1. Line and tone are everything; that is our motto – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  2. One by one these were admitted within that charmed circle, whose motto for ages had been " No Trade," to leaven it with their gold. – Richard Carvel, Volume 5 by Winston Churchill
  3. " Keep your eyes open and your mouth shut's a good motto said she, nodded again, and turned resolutely away. – Harding's luck by E. [Edith] Nesbit
  4. To them you must pay suit and service, and your motto should be 'Able and Willing. – The Spinners by Eden Phillpotts
  5. And we, who are organized, and whose motto Be Prepared, ought to be able to show what stuff there is in us. – The Boy Scout Aviators by George Durston
  6. That had been his motto – The Harbor by Ernest Poole
  7. The motto of Squeers is altered. – An American at Oxford by John Corbin
  8. Over the porch entrance is a plain dial with the motto Time passeth." – A Key to Lord Tennyson's 'In Memoriam' by Alfred Gatty
  9. You know our family motto – Love, The Fiddler by Lloyd Osbourne
  10. America for Americans is a motto of mine. – The Crisis, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 6, 2009
  11. A pistol lay midway between the two bodies and part of an old engraved motto was still visible on that. – Tom Slade with the Boys Over There by Percy K. Fitzhugh
  12. Now, business first is my motto – Corporal Cameron by Ralph Connor
  13. Their motto is, " Saved to Serve." – Quiet Talks on Service by S. D. Gordon
  14. Had you been a stranger you would have noticed nothing; the motto of the gentleman of good breeding is, " The end and aim of all true opinions is the concealing of them from the wrong person." – The Wooden Horse by Hugh Walpole
  15. " Why, that's our motto he explained. – Two Little Knights of Kentucky by Annie Fellows Johnston
  16. The motto of this " school" of poets was that there was neither good nor evil, but that all things were " interesting." – The Metropolis by Upton Sinclair
  17. The motto of Betty's family was: " Never do to- day what you can put off till to- morrow"; therefore the preparations of a fortnight were always crowded into a day. – The Children's Book of Christmas Stories by Various
  18. There is a little motto to every nation dear, in English it's forget- me- not, in French it's mind your own business, Bill! – Saturday's Child by Kathleen Norris
  19. There is an old motto that runs, " If at first you don't succeed, try, try again." – Frenzied Fiction by Stephen Leacock
  20. Make it your motto in the Arctic. – The Boy With the U. S. Life-Savers by Francis Rolt-Wheeler

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