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

The strokes of the pen need deliberation as much as the sword needs swiftness.
Julia Ward Howe pen quote

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A good head and good heart are always a formidable combination. But when you add to that a literate tongue or pen, then you have something very special.
— Nelson Mandela

For of all sad words of tongue or pen, The saddest are these: 'It might have been!'
— John Greenleaf Whittier

To hold a pen is to be at war.
— pen quotation by Voltaire