Dum spiro spero
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It is a motto of various places and organisations.
- The notable origin of the motto is St Andrews, Fife, Scotland. Its attribution to Saint Andrew and his bones being taken to this small fishing village on the North Sea, contributed to its direct linkage between the saying, the town, the University of St Andrews and the Saint.
- It is also the motto of:
- South Carolina
- the Kingdom of Sarawak.
- the Principality of Hutt River
- Cothill House Preparatory School in Oxfordshire, England.
- Burstow Park House, in Surrey England
- The Czech Army's 601st Special Forces Group, based in Prostějov
- Dispute 'Stropdas', part of E.S.R. Thêta.
- Dum spiro spero is inscribed:
- on the wall of Edzell Castle, and spelled out by the shrubs in the castle's walled garden
- above the door of Nymans House, West Sussex, England, old home of the Messel family now a National Trust property and gardens.
- on medallions marking the Barbary Coast Trail in San Francisco, California
- on a window of Beverly Unitarian Church
- on the sign of the Divers' Arms pub in Herne Bay.
- A song called "Dum spiro spero" is the theme for the video game Clive Barker's Undying.
- Dum spiro spero is the motto of Oliver Lodge Primary School in Vanderbijlpark, South Africa.
- Japanese Avant-Garde Metal band Dir en grey named their eighth full length album Dum Spiro Spero. 
- In the TV series Spooks, S8E5, Lucas North has a tattoo Dum Spiro Spero across his shoulders.
Family and individual use
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Dum spiro spero is used as a motto by armigerous families including the Corbet baronets of Moreton Corbet (both creations), the Hoare baronets of Annabella, Co. Cork, and the Viscounts Dillon. The Williamson Clan from Co Donegal, Ireland; and the Scottish Clan MacLennan. Individuals who used the motto include Charles I, King of England; Sir James Brooke, Rajah of Sarawak, and the merchant seaman and privateer, later Royal Governor of the Bahama Islands, Woodes Rogers.
- "dum spiro, spero". Merriam-Webster. Retrieved September 21, 2014.
- Idylls 4, Line 42: ἐλπίδες ἐν ζωοῖσιν, ἀνέλπιστοι δὲ θανόντες.
- Letters to Atticus Book 9, Letter 10, Section 3: dum anima est, spes esse dicitur
- SCIWAY "South Carolina State Seal and South Carolina State Mottos". South Carolina Information Highway. Retrieved April 23, 2016.
- Nigel Barley (20 June 2013). White Rajah: A Biography of Sir James Brooke. Little, Brown Book Group. pp. 101–. ISBN 978-0-349-13985-2.
- Lukas Straumann (21 October 2014). Money Logging: On the Trail of the Asian Timber Mafia. Schwabe AG. pp. 63–. ISBN 978-3-905252-69-9.
- "Cothill House (@CothillHouse) | Twitter". twitter.com. Retrieved 2019-01-28.
- "Clive Barker's Undying OST". Last FM.
- The General Armory of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales, Bernard Burke, Harrison & Sons, 1884, pp. 228, 286, 494
- Flood, Alison (2018-07-05). "Charles I's 'message for the future' discovered in poetry book". the Guardian. Retrieved 2018-07-31.
- The General Armory of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales, Bernard Burke, Harrison & Sons, 1884, p. 129
- The Republic of Pirates: Being the True and Surprising Story of the Caribbean Pirates and the Man Who Brought Them Down