Ad Astra Per Aspera

Kansas State Motto


Pillsbury Crossing, Kansas

Pillsbury Crossing, Kansas; photo by cindyt7070 on Flickr (noncommercial use permitted with attribution / share alike).

Ad Astra Per Aspera (To the Stars through Difficulty)

The official state motto of Kansas is the Latin phrase; Ad Astra Per Aspera (To the Stars Through Difficulty). The state motto can also be seen on the Kansas flag and state seal.