Liberty and Prosperity

New Jersey State Motto


New Jersey statues

Morristown Green, NJ: "The Alliance" (statues of George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, and the Marquis de Lafayette meeting in 1780); photo by Wally Gobetz on Flickr (noncommercial use permitted with attribution / no derivative works).

Official State Motto of New Jersey

New Jersey's official state motto is "Liberty and Prosperity" (the state motto appears on New Jersey's great seal and state flag). All State Mottos

New Jersey was the third state to ratify the U.S. Constitution in 1787, and the first state to sign the Bill of Rights.

New Jersey


The Great Seal of New Jersey includes a banner with the state motto "Liberty and Prosperity" and the date of New Jersey's statehood: 1776 (public domain image on Wikipedia.

New Jersey state seal

Flag of New Jersey; featuring the coat of arms on New Jersey's state seal and  the state colors of buff and Jersey blue (public domain image on Wikipedia).

Flag of New Jersey