mottoes mottoes

Definition(s):

  • (n) a favorite saying of a sect or political group

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. They had decided that the way to get slogans, mottoes, jingles, limericks, rhymes, is to have a contest, give prizes.
  2. He's a positive thinker now, full of can-do, upbeat mottoes and brimming over with assertive high spirits.
  3. A strobe-lighted and mirrored disco, outfitted with cushions bearing the mottoes of the Marcos millions.

News

  • A taste of Virginia

    One of the mottoes Stephen Wardlaw lives by when cooking his barbecue is “there is no quick way to cook barbecue.” As the owner, president and chef of Taste O South, Wardlaw usually begins cooking at midnight and only uses hickory wood and a slow smoking technique.
    on August 9, 2013     Source: Loudoun Times-Mirror

Quotes

  1. Goalkeeper Hahnemann, 34, said: "Because we finished last year so strongly, even after we had won the Championship, we never took our foot off the gas. We took a lot of pride in that - just winning the next game. That was one of the mottoes that the...
    on Apr 10, 2007 By: Marcus Hahnemann Source: Sportinglife.com

  2. "I want to let the kids know that there is a way out," said Coakley, 34. "One of the mottoes that I live by is, `Yes, I can.' When people tell you that it's too tough or you can't do it, you be the one to say, `Yes, I can.'"
    on Dec 23, 2006 By: Dexter Coakley Source: San Jose Mercury News

  3. "One of the mottoes of the PBA is that it's a sport of the people, and Doug sort of personifies that," said Dave Ryan, who handles PBA play-by-play for ESPN. "He really is the people's champion because he's so gracious with everyone, so...
    on May 19, 2007 By: Dave Ryan Source: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

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