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"The pen is mightier than the sword." Edward Bulwer-Lytton
+ Attributions Richelieu (1839), Act ii, Scene ii From a play about Cardinal Richelieu, the scene continues, "The arch-enchanters wand! — itself a nothing! — But taking sorcery from the master-hand To paralyse the Cæsars, and to strike The loud earth breathless! — Take away the sword — States can be saved without it!" Here the author shows us that violence is not necessary for radical govermental change. Famous    Pearls of Wisdom    Top 100    War    War And Peace    Writing   

"If they do not now accept our terms they may expect a rain of ruin from the air, the like of which has never been seen on this earth." Harry S. Truman
+ Attributions This was written in a press release after the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. This statement marks the beginning of the threat of the atomic age and the arms race with Soviet Russia that began the Cold War. American History    War    War And Peace   

"He who lives by the sword, dies by the sword." Jesus Christ
+ Attributions The Bible, The Gospel according to Matthew, Chapter 26, verse 52 The King James Version translation reads, "Then said Jesus unto him, Put up again thy sword into his place: for all they that take the sword shall perish with the sword," and was spoken to Peter. Famous    Jesus Christ    Pearls of Wisdom    Top 100    War And Peace   

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