The actual mottos of American universities

Stuffy old Latin phrases don’t mean much anymore. Check out these updated mottos, designed to truly encapsulate the essence of prominent American colleges in a modern era!

Stanford University

Stanford Logo

Official Motto: The wind of freedom blows

Actual Motto: Seeking front-end developer with at least five years of experience in Java, HTML, and Ruby 


Harvard University

Harvard Crest

Official Motto: Veritas

Actual Motto: Just a university up in Cambridge, you may have heard of it


Yale University

Yale Logo

Official Motto: Lux et Veritas

Actual Motto: Harvard 2: Return of the Veritas

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