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16th May '16 9:11:23 PM siberia82
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* If you do a FreezeFrameBonus on the Xavier coat of arms, located on the tail of Charles' personal plane in ''Film/XMenDaysOfFuturePast'', the family motto reads, "Fratrem tuum adjuva", which means "Help your brother." Not only does this fit Professor X's compassionate personality to a tee, but it also suggests that his OldMoney ancestors on his father's side were philanthropists, and they must have considered it a sacred duty to assist those who are less fortunate.

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* If you do a FreezeFrameBonus on the Xavier coat of arms, located on the tail of Charles' personal plane in ''Film/XMenDaysOfFuturePast'', the family motto reads, "Fratrem tuum adjuva", adjuva," which means "Help your brother." Not only does this fit Professor X's compassionate personality to a tee, but it also suggests that his OldMoney ancestors on his father's side were philanthropists, and they must have considered it a sacred duty to assist philanthropists. Assisting those who are less fortunate.
fortunate must have been regarded as a sacred duty, as those Latin words supposedly designate what the Xavier family values the most.
16th May '16 8:54:31 PM siberia82
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* If you do a FreezeFrameBonus on the Xavier coat of arms, located on the tail of Charles' personal plane in ''Film/XMenDaysOfFuturePast'', the family motto reads, "Fratrem tuum adjuva", which means "Help your brother." Not only does this fit Professor X's compassionate personality to a tee, but it also suggests that his OldMoney ancestors on his father's side were philanthropists, and they must have considered it a sacred duty to assist those who are less fortunate.
15th May '16 5:30:38 AM MarqFJA
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* ''Fanfic/ACrownOfStars'': The moot of Avalon Imperial Army is "Numquam Soli. Semper, Sumus Legio", which means "Never Alone. Always, We Are Legion". The motto of Clan Guards is "Morior Invictus", meaning "I Die Unconquered".

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* ''Fanfic/ACrownOfStars'': The moot motto of Avalon Imperial Army is "Numquam Soli. Semper, Sumus Legio", which means "Never Alone. Always, We Are Legion". The motto of Clan Guards is "Morior Invictus", meaning "I Die Unconquered".
14th May '16 4:19:24 PM nombretomado
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* ''ComicBook/{{X-Men}}'': Xavier Institute - ''Mutatis Mutandis'' (Roughly, "having changed the things that were to be changed", but obviously playing off the word "mutant")

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\n* ''ComicBook/{{X-Men}}'': ''ComicBook/XMen'': Xavier Institute - ''Mutatis Mutandis'' (Roughly, "having changed the things that were to be changed", but obviously playing off the word "mutant")






** In many countries, the motto was (and often [[KnightFever still is]]) considered to be part of the family heraldry itself, being displayed somewhere on the arms, generally above or below the escutcheon (the "shield" part).

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** In many countries, the motto was (and often [[KnightFever [[UsefulNotes/KnightFever still is]]) considered to be part of the family heraldry itself, being displayed somewhere on the arms, generally above or below the escutcheon (the "shield" part).
24th Apr '16 4:55:42 PM Zxczxczbfgman
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** In many countries, the motto was (and often [[KnightFever still is]]) considered to be part of the family heraldry itself, being displayed somewhere on the arms, generally above or below the escutcheon (the "shield" part).


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* Similarly to the above, the US Civil Air Patrol (the USAF auxiliary) has 'Semper Vigilans' ("Always Vigilant"); fitting for the aerial equivalent of an American HomeGuard.


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** [[BraveScot Scots being Scots]], the mottos tend to be some form of BadassBoast or BadassCreed.
30th Mar '16 7:42:26 PM karstovich2
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** Under Oliver Cromwell's republican regime, the motto of the Commonwealth of England was ''Pax quaeritur bello'', literally "Peace is sought by war".

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** Under Oliver Cromwell's republican regime, the motto of the Commonwealth of England was ''Pax quaeritur bello'', literally "Peace is sought by war".war" (or more poetically, "If you seek peace, prepare for war").
26th Mar '16 1:38:49 PM Beedle
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* In ''Film/CrimsonPeak'' the Sharpe's family motto is a paraphrasing of Psalm 121, ''"Ad montes oculus levavi"'' - "To the hills we raise our eyes".
17th Mar '16 12:14:23 AM DrFraud
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* In ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/8233288/34/Faery-Heroes Faery Heroes]]'' the Lovegood family motto is "Nihil est inpossibile si creditis praedurum," meaning roughly "Nothing is impossible if you believe hard enough."
8th Mar '16 4:10:02 PM Materioptikon
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* The Churchill family (including the Duke of Marlborough) oddly enough has this Spanish motto, ''Fiel pero desdichado'' "Pious but unhappy".
** Can't we argue that Spanish is just some really butchered Latin?

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* The Churchill family (including the Duke of Marlborough) oddly enough has this Spanish motto, ''Fiel pero desdichado'' "Pious "Faithful but unhappy".
** Can't we argue that Spanish is half of Europe's languages are just some really butchered Latin?
8th Mar '16 3:28:01 PM Materioptikon
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* ''Fanfic/ACrownOfStars'': The moot of Avalon Imperial Army is "Numquam Soli. Semper, Sumus Legio", which means "Never Alone. Always, We Are Legion". The motto of Clan Guards is "Morior Invictus", meaning "I Die Unconquered" (and is taken from "O Fortuna!" from ''Music/CarminaBurana'').

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* ''Fanfic/ACrownOfStars'': The moot of Avalon Imperial Army is "Numquam Soli. Semper, Sumus Legio", which means "Never Alone. Always, We Are Legion". The motto of Clan Guards is "Morior Invictus", meaning "I Die Unconquered" (and is taken from "O Fortuna!" from ''Music/CarminaBurana'').Unconquered".
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