Quotation Explorer - 'Sword'

Why then the worlds mine oyster, Which I with sword shall open.
Beneath the rule of men entirely great, The pen is mightier than the sword. - Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Education is like a double-edged sword. It may be turned to dangerous uses if it is not properly handled. - Wu Ting-Fang
When you meet your antagonist, do everything in a mild and agreeable manner. Let your courage be as keen, but at the same time as polished, as your sword. - Richard Brinsley Sheridan
I must say, to die with one's sword still sheathed is most regrettable.
The best sword that kills without a wound:-WORDS...!Killed without Trace... - Rishi Sethi
There is nothing more dreadful than the habit of doubt. Doubt separates people. It is a poison that disintegrates friendships and breaks up pleasant relations. It is a thorn that irritates and hurts; it is a sword that kills. - Gautama Buddha
The Best Sword that Kills without a Wound:- Words...! - Rishi Sethi
Any officer who goes into action without his sword is improperly armed. - Nathan Cooper
Affliction caused by the tongue is worse than that caused by the strike of the blade of a sword. - Anonymous
What? No defense? Any student of mine must be able to defend his ideas against an attack. No matter how you spend your life, your wit will defend you more often than a sword. Keep it sharp! - Patrick Rothfuss
Roads go ever ever onUnder cloud and under starYet feet that wandering have goneTurn at last to home afar.Eyes that fire and sword have seenAnd horror in the halls of stoneLook at last on meadows greenAnd trees and hills they long have known. - J.R.R. Tolkien
Why, then the world's mine oyster, Which I with sword will open. - William Shakespeare
I am a warrior in the time of women warriors; the longing for justice is the sword I carry. - Sonia Johnson
Sometimes silence can kill that a sword cannot - Mohammed Mushtaq GK
Evil is a double-edged sword, if you use it you'll end up cutting you - Sinelo Caliché
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust. - Sun Tzu
IT'S A SWORD, said the Hogfather. THEY'RE NOT /MEANT/ TO BE SAFE. - Terry Pratchett
Without the pen of , the sword of Washington would have been wielded in vain. John Adams - Paine
Fight ever on: this earthly stuff If used God’s way will be enough. Face to the firing line o friendFight out life’s battle to the end. One soldier, when the fight was red,Threw down his broken sword and fled.Another snatched it, won the day, With what his comrade flung away. - Edwin Markham
Hand holding sword is always an ugly hand! - Mehmet Murat ildan
There are only two forces in the world, the sword and the spirit. In the long run the sword will always be conquered by the spirit. - Napoleon Bonaparte
I know the scent of betrayal. I may be kind to you, but don't mistake my kindness for weakness. After all, the Angels have a sharp sword too - Joshua De Vera Bautista
There is nothing sexier than sword fight. - Stana Katic
Positive thinking is the sword of life. - Lailah Gifty Akita
I love the deep quiet in which I live and grow against the world and harvest what they cannot take from me by fire or sword. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
When kings the sword of justice first lay down; They art no kings, though they posess the crown; Titles are shadows, crowns are empty things, The good of subjects is the end of kings.
The marvel of our Bible never shows more marvellous than at such times, when you see it in deed and in truth the Sword of the Spirit, and it cuts. - Amy Carmichael
the sword of revolution is sharpened on the whetting stone of ideas-bhagat singh in court during his trial, india's struggle for freedom - Bhagat Singh
The sword has no strength unless the hand that holds it has courage - The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess
The sword of destiny has two edges. You are one of them. - Andrzej Sapkowski
He who lives by the sword, will eventually be wiped out by some bastard with a sawn off shotgun
For the sword outwears its sheath, And the soul wears out the breast, And the heart must pause for breath, And love itself have rest. - Lord Byron
Put your sword back in its place," Jesus said to him, "for all who draw the sword will die by the sword. - Matthew 26:52, NIV
Grab your pen! Grab your sword! Eviscerate small minds with pinpoint force of mental might. Victory is in horizon's sight! - A.H. Scott
No sword Of wrath her right arm whirl'd,But one poor poet's scroll, and with his word She shook the world. - Alfred Tennyson
Humor is a rubber sword - it allows you to make a point without drawing blood. - Mary Hirsch
Ignorance isn't a sword. It's a weight that drags a soul swirling to the bottom of the sea. - Melodie Ramone
The master of thinking is like a master of sword! He can easily win any fight with a high art and a great elegance! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Artie: It's in here.Jim: Let's check this [box] first, Artie.Artie: Oh. [Finding a fake Sword of Kuniyoshi] Phony! How do you like that? Phony!Jim: Artie...so are our bonds.Artie: Oh. You can't trust anybody these days.Wild Wild West (TV) Season 3Night of the Samurai - Wild Wild West TV
Whoever said the pen is mightier than the sword obviously never encountered automatic weapons. - Douglas MacArthur
Your attempt was valiant, but the fight was unfair. He was a seasoned warrior, fully armored. You were a lad with a short sword. You have a brave heart. That can be more important than size or strength. - Brandon Mull
Justice lay on the edge o his blessed sword, but revenge - sweet as candy - filled his senses." The Bow of Destiny - P. H. Solomon, The Bow of Destiny
Love is my Sword, Goodness my Armor, And Humor my Shield. - Unknown
Life resembles the banquet of Damocles; the sword is ever suspended. - Voltaire
No, 'tis slander, Whose edge is sharper than the sword, whose tongue Outvenoms all the worms of Nile, whose breath Rides on the posting winds, and doth belie All corners of the world. - William Shakespeare
The eloquence of the pen is just as sharp as the point of a sword. - Matshona Dhliwayo
I've learnt not to draw my sword first to strike. That in no way portends I have the most feeble of minds or might . . . Probably, I'm waiting for the perfect moment to startle with a fatal strike. - Ufuoma Apoki
Despite every advancement, language remains the defining nexus of our humanity; it is where our knowledge and hope lie. It is the precondition of human tenderness, mightier than the sword but also infinitely more subtle and ultimately more urgent. - Andrew Solomon
The language of sword is less powerful than the language of word, but most ofthe people understand the language of sword with greater power than thelanguage of word. - Kedar Joshi
Love is greater than a sword. - Matshona Dhliwayo
My understanding of magic is fairly straightforward. Hit enemies with a sword until they’re dead. If they rise again, hit them again. Repeat as necessary. It worked against Set. - Rick Riordan
No ceremony that to great ones 'longs, not the king's crown, nor the deputed sword, the marshal's truncheon, nor the judge's robe, become them with one half so good a grace as mercy does. - William Shakespeare
To prepare for the mountains develop mind, body, will and spirit as strong as a sword, soft as a pillow and fluid as water. - Jeffrey Rasley
Every sword that was dripping the blood became a pen. Every word that was written in it became a poetry. - Akshay Vasu
This is the body's nurse; but since man's witFound the art of cookery, to delight his sense,More bodies are consumed and kill'd with itThan with the sword, famine, or pestilence. - John Davies of Hereford
It has the elegance of a sword The might of a shield,How you chose to fight or yieldIts your to wield.Identify your mind.Poem: The Beautiful Mindin ‘Chameleon Lights - Ayushman Jamwal
Man looks very coward and extremely primitive with an ostentatious big sword and he looks very brave and tremendously sophisticated with a humble olive branch! - Mehmet Murat ildan
They devoted the city to the lord and destroyed with the sword every living thing in it - men and women, young and old, cattle, sheep and donkeys.
Great anger is more destructive than the sword
The sacred words are sword of life. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Perhaps it's no coincidence that the word words is an anagram of sword. Well-used words cut through ambiguity and confusion like a sharp sword in the hands of an expert swordsman. - Anu Garg
Then a begging brother in a tattered brown robe said a blessing on his sword, and a maid kissed his cheek. 'They are for me,' "Why?" He asked Pate. "What am I to them?" "A knight who remembered his vows," the smith said. - George R.R. Martin
The pen is mightier than the sword, for by the sword are mortal battles waged, but by the pen entire cultures swayed, eternal societies arrayed, and souls of men saved. - Ilyan Kei Lavanway
Whosoever shall not fall by the sword or by famine, shall fall by pestilence, so why bother shaving? - Woody Allen
When valour preys on reason, it eats the sword it fights with. - William Shakespeare
A sword wields no strength unless the hand that holds it has courage - Hero Shade
Whosoever shall not fall by the sword or by famine, shall fall by pestilence so why bother shaving? - Woody Allen
The warrior learns of the spiritual realm by dwelling on the cutting edge of the sword, standing at the edge of the fire pit, venturing right up to the edge of starvation if necessary. Vibrant and intense living is the warrior's form of worship. - Stephen K. Hayes
A sage’s mind is greater than a warrior’s sword. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Some are born virtuous, some become virtuous. To be good by nature is indeed fortunate but to become good is like walking on a double-edged sword; it takes a longer time and is more painful. - Umera Ahmed
The pen is mightier than the sword as long as it doesn't run out of ink. - Matshona Dhliwayo
I am not afraid of the pen, or the scaffold, or the sword. I will tell the truth wherever I please. - Mother Jones
When wasteful war shall statues overturn, And broils root out the work of masonry, Nor Mars his sword nor wars quick fire shall burn The living record of your memory. - William Shakespeare
Every kingdom has three pillars: Poet, Sword and Law. - Lara Biyuts
O cowardly amd tyrannous race of monks, persecutors of the bard, and the gleemen, haters of life and joy! O race that does not draw the sword and tell the truth! O race that melts the bones of the people with cowardice and with deceit! ("The Crucifixion Of The Outcast") - W.B. Yeats
The sword the body wounds, sharp words the mind. - Menander
The sword of justice has no scabbard. - Antione De Riveral
The shield of faith is sword to conquer every fear. - Lailah Gifty Akita
A book can be as dangerous as a sword in the right hands. - George R.R. Martin
The enemy has demanded a surrender at discretion otherwise the garrison are to be put to the sword if the fort is taken. I have answered the demand with a cannon shot, and our flag still waves proudly from the walls. I shall never surrender nor retreat. - William Travis, at the Alamo
The sword of life is the truth of salvation. - Lailah Gifty Akita
No one creates a double-edged sword without the intent of using both sides. - Priscilla Vogelbacher
No sword bites so fiercly as an evil tongue. - Sir Philip Sidney
You will never develop courage if you don’t stand in the middle of the battle afraid and pick up the sword anyways, to defend what is right. You might feel like you are outnumbered, but heroes always are. - Shannon L. Alder
There are two powers in the world; one is the sword and the other is the pen. There is a great competition and rivalry between the two. There is a third power stronger than both, that of the women. - Muhammad Ali Jinnah
In his youth, he was electrified. The stars were moving in his bloodstream. He would not have been cowed by the customs of an earthly monarch. When he loved, it was with a heat and a desperation that he carried like a sword. He loved in the way that Greeks burned cities. - Brenna Yovanoff
The use of the word 'just' by an Australian means that whatever it is you have to do, it will not be easy, as in 'Just pull that sword out of the stone' or 'Just split that atom'.
Being a word wielder is far better than being a sword wielder. Greatest thing is you can still change the world. - Chandan Sharma
the path of politics should be cleared with the sword of the constitution - king Annan
Hence it is clear how much more cruel the pen is than the sword. (Hinc Gham Sit Calmus Saevior Ense Patet) - Robert Burton
Horse, you are truly a creature without equal, for you fly without wings and conquer without sword.
I will never see the day where I choose to fall upon my own sword of refuge. In knowing this, I also know that you will never ultimately defeat me; for my life is my own, and I will see to it accordingly. - Danish Sayanee
As day is to a sword, night is to a shield. - Anthony Liccione
It makes me happier, more secure, to think that I do not have to plan and manage everything for myself, that I am only a sword made sharp to smite the unclean forces, an enchanted sword to cleave and disperse them.Grant, O Lord, that I may not break as I strike! Let me not fall from Thy hand! - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
The man who passes the sentence should swing the sword. - George R.R. Martin
my sword reappeared in my pocket.yeah,great timing.now i could attack the walls all i wanted.my cell had no bar,no window,not even a door - Rick Riordan
The pen is mightier than the sword unless it's a real sword in which case the guy with the pen should run away fast. - Roger Eschbacher
The world's mine oyster, which I with sword will open. - William Shakespeare
It is in the darkest hour, when we are faced with our deepest most wrenching fears, that we are given the greatest strength. The choice is whether we succumb to the fear or rise with courage to face our truth and shine our brilliance as our sword of valor. - Monika Zands
For men, the answer was always the same and never farther away than the nearest sword. For a woman, a mother, the way was stonier and harder to know. - George R.R. Martin
The man who passes the sentence should swing the sword. If you would take a man's life, you owe it to him to look into his eyes and hear his final words. And if you cannot bear to do that, then perhaps the man does not deserve to die.
Let'sss just kill him," said the shorter Ra'zac. "He has caused us much grief." The taller one ran his finger down his sword. "A good plan. But remember, the king's instructions were to keep them alive."-from Eragon, Chapter Title: The Ra'zac's Revenge. - Christopher Paolini
The test of a sword is not its polish but its temper - Elizabeth Moon
The great lie is like a sword that has been thrust into the heart of humankind. - Compton Gage
The pen is mightier than the sword! - Edward Bulwer-Lytton
life is walking on sword - litymunshi
I also know a Were-Pomeranian named Phoebe Fluffenstuff that will gut someone with her samurai sword as casually as you would slice a pie - James R Tuck
A double sided sword is crafted under heat and pressure and comes out ever more beautiful because of it. - James Jean-Pierre
The best is the deep quiet in which I live and grow against the world, and harvest what they cannot take from me by fire and sword. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
In unremarkable texts we soon trip on phrases that penetrate into us, as if a sword has thrust up to its hilt inside us. - Nicolás Gómez Dávila
What was he? A mere human, stuck between the rungs of blended adolescence and nascent adulthood. What power did he command over the mysterious forces of love? Which sword could shatter the impenetrable armour of desire? - Faraaz Kazi
Dostoevsky was made by being sent to Siberia. Writers are forged in injustice as a sword is forged. - Ernest Hemingway
Never give a child a sword. - Latin Proverb
Positive thinking is sword of life. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Yet each man kills the thing he loves By each let this be heard, Some do it with a bitter look, Some with a flattering word, The coward does it with a kiss, The brave man with a sword! - Oscar Wilde
As long as the forest stood the Tchetchens were unconquerable... and it is literally the fact that they were beaten in the long run not by the sword but by the axe. - John F. Baddeley
word is like a sword; you should be wise when to use it or it'll kill and ruin everything you did in your past, you're doing at this time, and you're gonna do in the future - A. Vaidyanathan
A sharp stick is better than a blunt sword. - Matshona Dhliwayo
I let loose a guttural roar-the cry of a man who has been deprived of his rightful kibbeh. I drew my sword and smacked the eagle with flat of the blade - Rick Riordan
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