Maine State Motto


Pumpkin carving of Maine state seal

Maine seal pumpkin carving;  "Dirigo" is the state motto (Latin for "I Direct").  Photo by Big E 2011/Flickr (Use Permitted with Attribution).

Official State Motto of Maine

The state motto of Maine is "Dirigo" (Latin for "I Direct" or "I Lead"). The Latin motto appears on Maine's coat of arms, which is featured on both the state seal and state flag. All State Mottos



The state of Maine, USA; public domain image.

State of Maine, USA

Maine coat of arms in stained glass at the Maine State Museum; photo by Marc Tomik on Flickr (noncommercial use permitted with attribution / share alike).

Maine coat of arms in stained glass