(the) pen is mightier than the sword


(the) pen is mightier than the sword
the pen is mightier than the sword formal phrase
used for saying that what someone writes can have more effect than violent action
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the ˌpen is ˌmightier than the ˈsword idiom
(saying) people who write books, poems, etc. have a greater effect on history and human affairs than soldiers and wars
Main entry:penidiom

Useful english dictionary. 2012.