The Pen is mightier than the sword




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The Pen is mightier than the sword : Phrases



Meaning:

Solve problems more effectively with words than by violence.


Example:

Martin Luther espoused that
the pen is mightier than the sword when dealing with your enemies.


Origin:

This phrase was first used in 1839 by Edward George Bulwer Lytton, an English novelist. He wrote,
Beneath the rule of men entirely great, the pen is mightier than the sword. Its use is to convey that you can solve problems or achieve your purpose better and more effectively through communication with words than by violence with weapons.





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