(Latin: brave; power, strength, strong)
Agesilaus the Great, King of Sparta (c. 375 B.C.), was quoted as saying, "These are the Spartan walls" as he pointed to the citizens in full armor when someone wanted to know why Sparta was without walls.
Virtus, "virtue", here may also be interpreted as "valor" or "heroism".
The motto on the national and civil flag of the principality of Andorra, an independent republic in the Pyrenees mountains, located between France and Spain. It is one of the world's oldest states.
Motto on the 1776 seal of the State of New Hampshire, USA.