Honorable principal, respected teachers and my dear school fellows!
Today I will try to elaborate a famous quotation by an English author and novelist Edward Wheeler that,
“Pen is mightier than sword”
My dear fellows!
A pen is man’s greatest creation. But we need to deliberate that how really important the pen is? Writers use their pen to write their articles, engineer uses pen for inking. Pen is all we need to record things right away. During the course of study pen is an important tool of a student. Without it you can not jot down notes. You can not even answer test questions without using a pen. So important is the “pen,” that God Himself makes an oath with it in defense of the Prophet’s soundness of mind and tremendous character: “Nun. By the Pen, and what they inscribe, you are not [O Muhammad], by the grace of your Lord, a madman. And yours shall be an unfailing reward. And you indeed are of tremendous character” (Quran, 68:1-4).
The quotation simply indicates that compared with direct use of violence, the process of communication and possession of legal power is more effective tool to influence human being. Where sword symbolizes the use of brutal force to subdue people, pen indicates logical and argumentative communication to win hearts of the masses. I object to violence of sword because when it appears to do good, the good is temporary while the evil it does to the people is permanent.
My dear school mates!
Writers are disguised sources of a society, who armed with their pens, cast spells on their readers using words that may pierce right through their hearts and soul. With effective written communication, writers may convince people and bring a revolution without causing any destruction like the use of sword does. For this purpose the writers should be writers in strict sense of the word. They should not be like mere escapes and refugees on an exile from the jungle of thoughts. This is because the stroke of a pen needs