• The pen is mightier

  • The sword is mightier

50% 10 votes
50% 10 votes
  • Hitler was a great public speaker and had a clever plan to take control of Germany and most of Europe, and he killed 7 million people. Hitler probably planned a lot of that on paper, you can't do that with a sword now can you?

  • I've seen enough Death Note to see where this is going.

  • Pens brought down more nations and armies with a single letter than a sword. Plus a pen can write stuff and stab stuff :D.

  • The pen may spur men to use their swords or lay them down, but it's still the sword that matters. An idea may be wonderful and/or terrible, but it's just an idea, what's more important is the actions that idea has influenced.

Leave a comment...
(Maximum 900 words)
Vox_Veritas says2015-09-02T16:54:02.1950039Z
Whoops. I didn't mean to vote on this...
PetersSmith says2015-09-02T16:59:02.4917868Z
I always felt like "words" are mightier than both. A great speaker can influence the masses with charisma and passion.
Discipulus_Didicit says2015-09-02T17:19:11.4266784Z
http://asset-b.soupcdn.com/asset/4489/7694_b174_500.png
FreedomBeforeEquality says2015-09-02T19:01:09.3132492Z
Gussy it up however you want Trebek, the question is does it work? Will it really mighty my penis, man?
FreedomBeforeEquality says2015-09-02T19:01:34.9447064Z
Gussy it up however you want Trebek, the question is does it work? Will it really mighty my penis, man?
Heterodox says2015-09-02T21:57:57.7412532Z
Oh and @triangle.128k, I am not sure Hitler killed a single person once he was Fuhrer. I don't really know what it is where people always want to blame someone or something else for the crap they do.
PericIes says2015-09-03T00:26:07.9940822Z
It can be either, depending on the context and the scale.
Atheist-Independent says2015-09-03T00:53:54.3392439Z
I agree with Heterodox. The use of the pen incites the use of the sword, but it is the sword that does the most damage. I.E Versailles leading to WWII or Common Sense leading to Revolution.
just_a_thought says2017-02-14T01:35:31.1408894Z
The pen relates to words, and the sword to actions. I've always believed actions speak louder than words.

Freebase Icon   Portions of this page are reproduced from or are modifications based on work created and shared by Google and used according to terms described in the Creative Commons 3.0 Attribution License.

By using this site, you agree to our Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use.