Fatti Maschii Parole Femine

Maryland State Motto


The Chesapeake Bay

The Chesapeake Bay; the largest freshwater es tuary in the world (and the largest physical feature in Maryland) - Landsat; public domain photo by U.S. gov. on Wikipedia

Official State Motto of Maryland

The official state motto of Maryland is the Italian motto of the Calvert family: "Fatti Maschii Parole Femine" (loosely translated as "Manly deeds, Womanly words," though now commonly expressed as: "Strong Deeds, Gentle Words"). All State Mottos

The motto and arms of the Calvert family appear on the reverse of Maryland's state seal.



Reverse of Maryland's great seal (public domain image on Wikipedia). 

Seal of Maryland