Quotation Explorer - 'Wielded'

Without the pen of , the sword of Washington would have been wielded in vain. John Adams - Paine
QUILL, n. An implement of torture yielded by a goose and commonly wielded by an ass. This use of the quill is now obsolete, but its modern equivalent, the steel pen, is wielded by the same everlasting Presence. - Ambrose Bierce
Culture is an instrument wielded by professors to manufacture professors who when their turn comes, will manufacture professors. - Simone Weil
So we went to bed, assaulted by sleep that fumed at us from medicine glasses, or was wielded from small sweet-coated tablets -- dainty bricks of dream wrapped in the silk stockings of oblivion. - Janet Frame
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