The Pen and the Sword

Nana Dadzie Ghansah
2 min readMar 23, 2022

By Nana Dadzie Ghansah

“The pen isn’t mightier than the sword. Pens don’t win battles and swords don’t write poetry. Mighty is the hand that knows when to pick the pen and when to pick the sword.” - Anonymous

Pull back the curtain and one notices that though wars are fought by soldiers, the seeds for these bloody conflicts are often ideas sown by thinkers and philosophers. Sometimes too, these…

Nana Dadzie Ghansah

An anesthesiologist, photographer, writer, and poet. He lives and works in Lexington, Kentucky.