pen is mightier than the sword

pen is mightier than the sword

Prov. Eloquent writing persuades people better than military force. Believing that the pen is mightier than the sword, the rebels began publishing an underground newspaper. Alan: Why do you want to become a journalist? Bill: The pen is mightier than the sword.
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We must remember that the pen is mightier than the sword and not be cowed by those who wish to silence us.
If the pen is mightier than the sword, how powerful can a voice be?
His topics include spelling out salvation, the pen is mightier than the sword, commandments and prayers, the various confessions of Mesoamerica, Adam's world tree and Paul's idols, voices from the dust, saintly devotion, and Nahua and Maya Catholicisms.
You are using your tongue [at] the behest of the others and you must know that if the pen is mightier than the sword, then [the] tongue is sharper and the injury of [the] sword can be hailed, but the injury of the tongue never hails and ina[bar] wars [the] tongue is more destructive than any weapon.
Further down the line, the most imperious European leaders of the modern age signed important documents with Montegrappa pens, giving new meaning to the phrase "the pen is mightier than the sword.
THE pen is mightier than the sword and, as comic Marty Feldman wryly noted, considerably easier to write with.
3 cartoons for the 1st anniversary of #Bahrain (unfinished) Revolution -- #FEB14 Cartoonists are the ultimate demonstrators of the fact that the pen is mightier than the sword.
The idea that the pen is mightier than the sword rings only too true, and those of us that make up the LGBT community, along with our allies, must continue to fight and stay strong.
THEY say the pen is mightier than the sword and nowhere has that been better proved than at the ongoing Leveson inquiry into press standards.
The pen is mightier than the sword, or is that the text is mightier than being ignored in the coffee queue?
THE cream of Liverpool's young lyrical talent is proving the pen is mightier than the sword in a battle of words on Friday.
The pen is mightier than the sword as this week proved with the reputations of Andrew Flintoff, Mike Ruddock and Brian Ashton being savaged by the serialised scribbles of sports stars.
The pen is mightier than the sword,'' said one young trainee - ''especially when you can stick it into someone's neck and open up their carotid artery''.
The courage and wit McGruder displays in his daily syndicated comic strip has added new meaning to the old saying, "The pen is mightier than the sword.
When the council elections are due, I hope pensioners will remember, the pen is mightier than the sword and vote them out of office, especially the fat cat at the top.