The Power of Words

When English author Edward Bulwer-Lytton wrote the adage ‘The pen is mightier than the sword.’ he had little idea of how this line would evolve into a much used maxim over nearly two centuries of creative culture. Since it’s introduction in Bulwer-Lytton’s 1839 play Richelieu; Or the Conspiracy, the phrase, advocating disputes can be resolved by erudite…