Use your tongue as your sword and your books as your ammo

from Beanie Sigel (Ft. Freeway & Young Chris) – I Can't Go on This Way Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

he was also taught to use his toungue (to speak) to defend himself (or to attack) rather than a sword (or any physical way to hurt someone for that matter) and to use his books (knowledge) as ammunition (rather than bullets for example).

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