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The pen has shaken nations.

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Pens carry further than rifled cannon.

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The pen is the lever that moves the world.

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You write with ease, to show your breeding,
But easy writing's curst hard reading.

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So far had the pen, under the king, the superiority over the sword.
[Fr., Tant la plume a eu sous le roi d'avantage sur l'epee.]

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Men of quality are in the wrong to undervalue, as they often do, the practise of a fair and quick hand in writing; for it is no immaterial accomplishment.
[Lat., Non sest aliena res, quae fere ab honestis negligi solet, cura bene ac velociter scribendi.]

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The pen is a formidable weapon; but a man can kill himself with it a great deal more easily than he can other people.

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The chisel is the pen of the sculptor.

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The sacred Dove a quill did lend
From her high-soaring wing.

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The swifter hand doth the swift words outrun:
Before the tongue hath spoke the hand hath done.

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No man was more foolish when he had not a pen in his hand (than Goldsmith), or more wise when he had.

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Goose [pen] bee [wax] and calf [parchment] govern the world.
[Lat., Anser, apie, vitellus, populus et regna gubernant.]

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The strokes of the pen need deliberation as much as those of the sword need swiftness.

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For what made that in glory shine so long
But poets' Pens, pluckt from Archangels' wings?

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The pen wherewith thou dost so heavenly sing
Made of a quill from an angel's wing.

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Oh! nature's noblest gift--my gray-goose quill!
Slave of my thoughts, obedient to my will,
Torn from thy parent-bird to form a pen,
That might instrument of little men!

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From this it appears how much more cruel the pen may be than the sword.
[Lat., Hinc quam sit calamus saevior euse, patet.]

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Beneath the rule of men entirely great
The pen is mightier than the sword.

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Take away the sword;
States can be saved without it; bring the pen.

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