23 Best Quotes About Pens And Paper
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A few famous and inspiring quotes about pens or handwriting implements from well known and not so well-known. Inspirational best pen quotes to motivate, inspire through the day or just think upon while using pens. Feel free to save the best quote for your office desk.

With all written about ink pens or ballpoint, if I have missed anything significant just add it below.

Pen Quotes

If you want to change the world, pick up your pen and write

Martin Luther
To hold a pen is to be at war

To hold a pen is to be at war

Voltaire
George Dennison Prentice

The pen is a formidable weapon, but a man can kill himself with it a great deal more easily than he can other people

George Dennison Prentice
One book, one pen, one child and one teacher can change the world

One book, one pen, one child and one teacher can change the world

Malala Yousafzai
Fountain Pen Quotes

None of us can have as many virtues as the fountain pen, or half its cussedness; but we can try

Mark Twain
I write everything with fountain pens. I don't know why

I write everything with fountain pens. I don't know why. I've done it since I was bar mitzvahed. I was given a fountain pen, a Parker fountain pen, and I loved it, and I've never liked writing anything with pencils or ball-points

Tony Kushner
A pen is to me as a beak is to a hen

A pen is to me as a beak is to a hen

J. R. R. Tolkien
For all sad words of tongue and pen, The saddest are these It might have been

For all sad words of tongue and pen, The saddest are these, 'It might have been'

John Greenleaf Whittier
A pen transmits the voice of the soul

A pen transmits the voice of the soul

Fennel Hudson
Pen Quote

The hand that holds the pen writes history

Film "Colette"
Beneath the rule of men entirely great, the pen is mightier than the sword

Beneath the rule of men entirely great, the pen is mightier than the sword.

Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Pen And Paper Quotes

Everyday of your life is a page of your history

Robin Roark
Do not consider it proof just because it is written in books, for a liar who will deceive with his tongue will not hesitate to do the same with his pen

Do not consider it proof just because it is written in books, for a liar who will deceive with his tongue will not hesitate to do the same with his pen

Maimonides
I wear my Pen as others do their Sword.

I wear my Pen as others do their Sword

John Oldham
There are two powers in the world; one is the sword and the other is the pen. There is a great competition and rivalry between the two. There is a third power stronger than both,

There are two powers in the world; one is the sword and the other is the pen. There is a great competition and rivalry between the two. There is a third power stronger than both, that of the women.

Muhammad Ali Jinnah
There are a thousand thoughts lying within a man that he does not know till he takes up a pen to write

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
You can make anything by writing

You can make anything by writing

C.S. Lewis
Lock up your libraries if you like; but there is no gate, no lock, no bolt that you can set upon the freedom of my mind

Lock up your libraries if you like; but there is no gate, no lock, no bolt that you can set upon the freedom of my mind

Virginia Woolf
Quotes About Pens And Paper

Writing is a socially acceptable form of schizophrenia

E. L. Doctorow
If there's a book that you want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it.

If there's a book that you want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it.

Toni Morrison
Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart

Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart

William Wordsworth
The scariest moment is always just before you start.

The scariest moment is always just before you start.

Stephen King

These old quotations about pens do also have other uses aside from those first mentioned. A marvellous idea for an engraving or to include with a gift pens.

These old sayings a hand-picked selection of what I thought the best. There are many more I may have missed. If your favourite pen writings are not here, please leave it below.

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