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"Thus ever to tyrants!" is the English translation of "Sic semper tyrannis!". John Wilkes Boothe, a famous actor in antebellum America and rabid Southern sympathizer, shouted this from the stage where he landed after shooting Abraham Lincoln at Ford's Theater shortly after the end of the Civil War.

The quote is also found on the state flag of Virginia. It was originally attributed to Brutus, one of the assassins of Julius Caesar.

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Who said this quote Thus be it ever to tyrants?

"Sic semper tyrannis!" ("Thus always to tyrants") was what John Wilkes Booth said before shooting Abraham Lincoln.

What dis John Wilkes Booth yell out on the stage?

thus ever to tyrants

What does ''Sic simper tyrannis'' mean?

"Thus always to tyrants."

What is the va state motto mean?

The Virginia state motto is "Thus Always to Tyrants"

What is Virginia's slogan?

Sic semper tyranus- thus ever to tyrants. It accompanies the state seal, showing Virtue with her foot on the chest of fallen Tyranny, with a broken chain beside him.

Who said sic semper tryrannis?

Sic semper evello mortem tyrannis (thus I always bring death to tyrants) John Wilkes Booth

How did Virginia get its motto Sic Semper Tyrannis mean?

Sic Semper Tyrannis is Latin. It means "thus always to tyrants"

What did John Wilkes Booth say in latin after he killed Lincoln?

Sic semper tyrannis - Thus ever to tyrants. It's the motto of the Commonwealth of Virginia.

What actors and actresses appeared in Thus to Tyrants - 2008?

The cast of Thus to Tyrants - 2008 includes: Devin Cutty as Young John Clu Gulager as Storyteller Erik Weiner as John

What is Virginia's motto?

Sic semper tyrannis which is Latin for "thus always to tyrants".

What did John Wilkes Booth say in English before he killed Abraham Lincoln?

It was reported that he exclaimed "Sic semper tyrannis!" (Latin: Thus does it always come to tyrants!)

Sic temper tyrannis?

You could mean sic semper tyrannis, 'thus always to tyrants'. Most famously spoken by John Wilkes Booth after assassinating Abraham Lincoln.