Definition of “the pen is mightier than the sword” - English Dictionary

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“the pen is mightier than the sword” in British English

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the pen is mightier than the sword

saying

said to emphasize that thinking and writing have more influence on people and events than the use of force or violence

(Definition of “the pen is mightier than the sword” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)