What does the Maltese Cross Stand for?

The Maltese cross stands for different things to the different organizations that have used it as their symbol over the years. One set of symbols are the eight chivalric virtues: tact, resource, sympathy, observation, dexterity, perseverance, discrimination, explicitness and sympathy. The cross was used by many organizations, including the Knights of St John of Jerusalem and is the national symbol of Malta.You can find more information here: