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Which is mightier?

Which is mightier?

The pen
The sword
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Sun Mar 27, 2011 12:14 am
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Durriedog says...

You can stab someone with a pen, but you can't write with a sword.
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Sun Mar 27, 2011 12:17 am
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Jas says...

That is so unbelievably true.

WAITASECOND. You can write with a pen if you use the blood of the person you just stabbed. But then you'd stab the paper. Nerrmind.
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Mon Mar 28, 2011 2:22 am
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Matthews says...

The pen. Think about it, there are TONS of written records of history, but not a lot of collections of old swords. Plus, if you want to make a true impact on someone, it would be better to do it with words, than swords.
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Wed May 25, 2011 11:03 pm
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CelticaNoir says...

The pen, 'coz only it can write vunderful stories. The best that the sword can do is destroy stories out of jealousy.
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Tue May 31, 2011 1:15 am
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SirenCymbaline says...

The sword is the pen, and the pen is the sword. How can I divide the two?
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Fri Jul 15, 2011 1:46 pm
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Tomboy044 says...

The sword can change humankind for an instant. The pen can change humankind for a milennia... x
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Wed Jul 20, 2011 7:25 pm
Day says...

The Pen.

Words can impact or hurt someone from far away or close up.
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Wed Jan 18, 2012 7:34 pm
SarcastiC says...

Sword is mightier than pen, as don quijote sais. I agree.
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Sun Jan 22, 2012 12:36 am
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AlfredSymon says...


Most writers can't use a sword, can't we?
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Mon Jan 30, 2012 12:14 am
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ShootingStars says...

A pen creates, while a sword destroys.

Well, I guess if you stab someone's eye with a pen then that would kind of hurt... :D
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Mon Jan 30, 2012 12:24 am
stargazer9927 says...

This question is kind of bias since we're on a writer's site ;)

But yes, words can speak so much more than killing can. Taking away someone's life accomplishes nothing.
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Wed Jul 18, 2012 8:11 pm
KatKage says...

The pen can convince the sword where to strike, but the pen won't yeild to the sword, no? ^u^
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Sat Sep 15, 2012 8:57 am
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writerwithacause says...

The pen! Everything can happen in your stories. You can take the annoying neighbour from reality and make him shut up on paper! :D
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Seraph says...

What if there's an apparatus that functions equally as both a pen and a sword (or maybe a dagger)? Think about it, my friends.
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