luctor et emergo

December 22, 2007 § 2 Comments


I struggle I arise.

 …motto of Zeeland Province in the Netherlands

‘luctor et emergo’ – I wrestle and emerge – a motto, which was adopted after Zeeland fought itself free from Spain with the help of the English, 1585



§ 2 Responses to luctor et emergo

  • Steve says:

    Rise above.

    I like that motto. I might steal it when you’re not looking, but that would be hypocritical to the message. I really relate to it though.

  • aurelio says:

    …think of it this way: the Dutch stole it from the Latins, I stole it from the Dutch & your use of it will keep it alive too!

    Thank you for the compliment!

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