There are three well known pieces of literature that uses the phrase 'ad Astra per aspera.' It was used in Hermann Hesse's Beneath the Wheel, Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird and James Joyce's A Portrait of the Artists as a Young Man.
It is actually two separate phrases. The first per aspera ad astra means: through difficulties to the stars. The second in hoc signo vinces means: In this sign you will conquer, and is the motto of the Knights Templars.
The Latin phrase 'Per aspera ad astra' also may be written as 'Ad astra per aspera'. Either way, the phrase means Through difficulties, to the stars; or To the stars through difficulties. In the word-by-word translation, the preposition 'per' means 'through'. The noun 'aspera' means 'difficulties'. The preposition 'ad' means 'to'. The noun 'astra' means 'stars'.
Per ardua ad astra - Through adversity to the stars
It means, "To the Stars Through Difficulty"
"Ad Astra Per Aspera" is in Latin
"To the stars through hard work" - RAF motto
Ad Astra per Aspera - album - was created in 2010.
The duration of Per Aspera Ad Astra - film - is 2.47 hours.
It comes from the Latin language
"Ad Astra Per Aspera (To the Stars Through Difficulties)"
Colfe's School's motto is 'AD ASTRA PER ASPERA'.
On the state seal of Kansas, the phrase 'Ad astra per aspera' is the state motto. Its meaning in English is To the stars through difficulties. In the word-by-word translation, the preposition 'ad' means 'to'. The noun 'astra' means 'stars'. The preposition 'per' means 'through'. The noun 'aspera' means 'difficulties'.
Trinity Valley School's motto is 'Per Aspera Ad Astra'.
Harris Academy at Peckham's motto is 'Per aspera ad astra'.
Albury High School's motto is 'Ad Astra Per Aspera'.
The motto of Morristown-Beard School is 'Ad Astra per Aspera'.
Mayfield Grammar School's motto is 'Per aspera ad astra'.
The motto of Stevens Institute of Technology is 'Per aspera ad astra'.