ad astra per aspera

[ ahd ah-strah per ah-spe-rah; English, ad as-truh per as-per-uh ]
/ ɑd ˈɑ strɑ pɛr ˈɑ spɛˌrɑ; English, æd ˈæs trə pər ˈæs pər ə /

Latin.

to the stars through difficulties: motto of Kansas.

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