Words cut more than swords 英文諺語
Words cut more than swords 舌劍利於刀劍
A sharp tongue wounds.
Words are powerful because when spoken out loud they carry energy, sound and frequency, which are some of the building blocks of matter. Furthermore, they carry information that can be used as knowledge to create or destroy things. When you acquire the right knowledge and experience it into wisdom, it becomes very powerful and can be used to expand power.
The written word is more to be feared than the physical force. ‘Tyranny has not enemy as formidable as the pen,’ wrote William Cobbett. As a commentary on the 20th century it can be suggested that although the pen is mightier than the sword, even mightier than the pen is television and the Internet.
“Words cut deeper than knives. A knife can be pulled out, words are embedded into our souls.”