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Esse quam videri

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John Eckert on North Carolina's state motto: "Esse Quam Videri"

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Esse Quam Videri

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Esse Quam Videri

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How to pronounce esse quam videri

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The Old North State (North Carolina) - #50StatesAlbum - #Paperslide Music Video

Esse quam videri is a Latin phrase meaning "To be, rather than to seem". It has been used as a motto by a number of different groups.
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    • Usage as a motto