- (the) pen is mightier than the sword
- used for saying that what someone writes can have more effect than violent actionThesaurus: ways of solving problemssynonymMain entry: pen
* * *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 warsMain entry: ↑penidiom
Useful english dictionary. 2012.