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Usage examples for motto

  1. 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
  2. You know our family motto?" – Love, The Fiddler by Lloyd Osbourne
  3. To them you must pay suit and service, and your motto should be 'Able and Willing. – The Spinners by Eden Phillpotts
  4. There is an old motto that runs, " If at first you don't succeed, try, try again." – Frenzied Fiction by Stephen Leacock
  5. 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
  6. " Why, that's our motto," he explained. – Two Little Knights of Kentucky by Annie Fellows Johnston
  7. 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
  8. Make it your motto in the Arctic. – The Boy With the U. S. Life-Savers by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  9. America for Americans is a motto of mine. – The Crisis, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 6, 2009
  10. Line and tone are everything; that is our motto. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  11. Now, business first is my motto. – Corporal Cameron by Ralph Connor
  12. 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
  13. That had been his motto. – The Harbor by Ernest Poole
  14. The motto of Squeers is altered. – An American at Oxford by John Corbin
  15. Their motto is, " Saved to Serve." – Quiet Talks on Service by S. D. Gordon
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. " 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
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