Motto

The motto of Queens’ College is:

Floreat Domus

meaning:

May this House Flourish.

The motto of the University of Cambridge is:

Hinc lucem et pocula sacra

meaning:

[From] here [we receive] light and sacred draughts.

"here" being the University (or the Alma Mater, nursing mother), and "light and sacred draughts" being metaphors for knowledge.