25 Pen Quotes By Famous People

Editing is such a voyeuristic treat for me. I land on a theme and ask authors to pen works that fit the topic.
— alison tyler

Now, as an astronaut, I have to bring a Sharpie with me everywhere – so I have a pen to sign autographs.
— chris hadfield

I have to write a first draft with a fountain pen before I type it up as a second.
— colm toibin

Beneath the rule of men entirely great, the pen is mightier than the sword.
— edward g bulwer lytton

The pen is a formidable weapon, but a man can kill himself with it a great deal more easily than he can other people.
— george dennison prentice

Inflated descriptions by the pen or exaggerated illustrations by the pencil.
— grace darling

No pen can give an adequate description of the all-pervading corruption produced by slavery.
— harriet ann jacobs



I like to write paper mail – nobody does that anymore – with my pen pals.
— hilarie burton

A woman may have a witty tongue or a stinging pen but she will never laugh at her own individual shortcomings.
— irvin s cobb

The strokes of the pen need deliberation as much as the sword needs swiftness.
— julia ward howe

To give an accurate and exhaustive account of that period would need a far less brilliant pen than mine.
— max beerbohm

The pen is mightier than the sword, and considerably easier to write with.
— marty feldman

The pen is mightier than the sword, and is considerably easier to write with.
— marty feldman

I bought a seven-dollar pen because I always lose pens and I got sick of not caring.
— mitch hedberg

I used the pen name because I knew I wanted to write better novels under my own name someday.
— nelson demille

The best writers who have put pen to paper have often had a journalism background.
— rick bragg

Being attached to America these days is like being in a pen with a wounded bull.
— rick mercer

The pen is mightier than the sword if the sword is very short, and the pen is very sharp.
— terry pratchett

Comics, for me, is being able to sing alone in the shower. I find it freeing. You just pick up a pen and get to it.
— shia labeouf

I was always a writer, by which I mean I was always scribbling away, doing something with pen and paper.
— simon van booy

I would not be able to pen an academic and dry diatribe. I have too much talent for that.
— theo van gogh

Like everything, what compels one to put pen to paper is a great question.
— todd solondz

After all these years, I definitely associate having a pen in my hand with having an ashtray just out of eye line.
— tom stoppard



So much better to write pen on paper; you can do it anywhere, say, while stuck at the airport.
— upamanyu chatterjee

There are a thousand thoughts lying within a man that he does not know till he takes up a pen to write.
— william makepeace thackeray

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