"Semper Fidelis" is Latin for "always faithful." The U.S. Marine Corps chose the phrase as its motto in 1883 to signify that the Marines are a brotherhood and can depend on one another. The motto reminds Marines to alway... More »

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Some popular themes for Marine Corps tattoos include the USMC initials, the Semper Fi motto and the Battle of Iwo Jima. The initials of the U.S. Marine Corp in a variety of typesets and fonts is an enduring theme for Mar... More »

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The Latin phrase, "semper fidelis," commonly shortened to "semper fi," means "always faithful" or "always loyal." It was adopted as the Marine Corps motto in 1883. More »

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The U.S. Marine Corps officially adopted the motto "Semper Fidelis," often shortened to "Semper Fi," in 1883. The motto translates to "always faithful" and replaced three previous mottoes that were never official. More »

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Sentimental epitaphs for a gravestone include "always in our hearts," "true love stories never end" and "until we meet again." Common sources of gravestone epitaphs include poems, songs and religious texts. More »

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Among the most quoted and read Bible verses are Romans 12:2, in which St. Paul tells believers in Rome not to conform to the pattern of this world but to God's will, and Philippians 4:8, in which Paul tells the faithful ... More »

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“Semper Fi” is an abbreviated form of the Latin term “Semper Fidelis," which translates to “always faithful.” It is known today as the official motto of the United States Marine Corps. More »

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