Arizona State Motto

Ditat Deus

God enriches

The state motto of Arizona is "Ditat Deus," which translates to "God Enriches" in English. This Latin phrase reflects the idea of divine blessings and the enriching qualities that are believed to be bestowed upon the state by a higher power. The motto emphasizes the significance of spiritual and divine influence in the prosperity and well-being of Arizona. "Ditat Deus" was officially adopted as the state motto in 1863 when Arizona was still a territory. It continues to symbolize the state's cultural and historical connections to faith and the belief in divine favor.