To hold a pen is to be at war.
Pen and ink is wit's plough.
The pen is the tongue of the mind.
You must have control of the authorship of your own destiny. The pen that writes your life story must be held in your own hand.
The light of the writer and the dramatist who, by the power of the pen, armed solely with courage and his faith in mankind and truth, has nurtured the hopes of the oppressed who were denied democracy.
I never, ever, ever write with a red pen -- red signifies losses, ... I also keep my desk completely organized. I feel the more organized I am, the better my stocks trade.
I'll make thee glorious by my pen, And famous by my sword.
When a child is learning to write, it is extremely easy for it to hold the pen wrongly, and to form its letters incorrectly, but it is painfully difficult to hold the pen and to write properly; and this because of the child's ignorance of the art of writing, which can only be dispelled by persistent effort and practice, until at last, it becomes natural and easy to hold the pen properly, and to write correctly, and difficult, as well as altogether unnecessary, to do the wrong thing. It is the same in the vital things of mind and life.
It was really painful. With a stroke of a pen, someone in an office somewhere wrote me out of my son's life.
It was really painful. I felt so vulnerable that with the stroke of a pen, someone could change the legal status of our family.
It was really painful. I just felt so vulnerable that someone could, with the stroke of a pen, cut me off from my child that way.
For each day she has known a person, she makes a slash and/or mark with a pen.
Good grammar develops over time, so relax and put down the red pen. Kids need to make mistakes in writing to move toward correctness. They freeze up if they think you'll pounce on every error. You want your daughters to keep writing, since this is the best way for them to develop strong usage skills.
You've got to pay attention all the time when you're in the pen with Ned. He hasn't settled down like an old lazy veteran.
[In the May/June 2001 edition of] Pen & Sword, ... an obedient follower of Jesus Christ who is actively engaged in making disciples by teaching obedience of everything Jesus has commanded us in self, family, congregation and neighborhood.
My theory is an empty pen is a good pen, now that I'm getting older. Buckets are getting heavier, and the hills are getting steeper.
Up 2-0 in the seventh, we have to have people in the pen wanting to be there. Our relief pitchers haven't gotten the job done. We have to find someone with that personality.
The strokes of the pen need deliberation as much as the sword needs swiftness.
With a pen in my hand I have successfully stormed bulwarks from which others armed with sword and excommunication have been repulsed.
There is something magical in seeing what you can do, what texture and tone and colour you can produce merely with a pen point and a bottle of ink.
If you ask me to compromise on principle, I will get out the veto pen.
Under Obama, our federal tax dollars can now be used to fund abortion all over the world. With the stroke of a pen, abortion essentially became a U.S. foreign export.
I was coming back from Tel Aviv recently, and we had forty minutes of bumps. I got so scared I grabbed a paper and pen and put them in my pocket, just in case we crashed and I needed to write a letter from wherever we landed.
There is no lighter burden, nor more agreeable, than a pen.
I have, before now, waited for a pen to perform a macro.