Definition of the pen is mightier than the sword in English:

the pen is mightier than the sword

phrase

proverb
  • Writing is more effective than military power or violence.

    • ‘So, I apologize for the lack of graphics, but the pen is mightier than the sword.’
    • ‘Many raised black pens to the sky, visually evoking the adage that the pen is mightier than the sword.’
    • ‘Maybe they have come to realise that the pen is mightier than the sword.’
    • ‘Without putting too fine a point on it, Orwell gave life to the cliché that the pen is mightier than the sword, using mere words to fight oppression and cruelty wherever he might find it.’
    • ‘If the pen is mightier than the sword, then the spoken word is stronger still.’
    • ‘Everyone says that books can change the world, that the pen is mightier than the sword.’
    • ‘They say that the pen is mightier than the sword and he has certainly proved the veracity of that old adage.’
    • ‘I use the pen because the pen is mightier than the sword.’
    • ‘As a past campaigner, I advise them that the pen is mightier than the sword.’
    • ‘‘As the pen is mightier than the sword, it also carries the responsibility to use it wisely,’ concluded the organization's statement.’