You won't be able to appreciate the influence of people until you recognize the impact of what they say.
General MacArthur disagreed with the saying that "the pen is mightier than the sword" because he believed that automatic weapons are more powerful than writing.
Our ancestors were fortunate to say this before guns were invented. Otherwise, they would have had to say something like "the pen has a longer barrel than the gun" and this silly phrase probably wouldn't have been passed down from generation to generation.
I believe that the saying has been misinterpreted by our officially appointed prosecutors.
This statement is saying that a pen is not a pencil because pencils can be used to write things that can be erased, which makes them seem like toys. A ballpoint pen is more serious because it cannot be erased, and even though it is sharp, it cannot prevent someone from being sentenced to death. This means that the pen cannot be used to cause someone's death, and it also means that the person who wrote with the pen no longer has the right to write.
Hair is more powerful than a sword.
The Art of Manliness platform honored a special word by creating a simple but stylish desktop writing set called the Book of Man and Masculinity.
This graph shows the relationship between the amount of money spent on advertising and the number of people who buy a product. As the amount of money spent on advertising increases, the number of people who buy the product also increases.