He may be more potent than any other man. The damnable iteration dayafter day of earnest conviction wears like the dropping of the water upon the stone.
1886 Of the journalist.'Government by journalism', in the Contemporary Review, May. Collected in A Journalist on Journalism (1892).
The Pressisatoncethe eyeand the earand thetongue of the people.It isthe visible speech, if not the voice, of the democracy. It is the phonograph of the world.William Thomas Stead
An editor is the uncrowned king of an educated democracy.William Thomas Stead
The duty of a journalist is the duty of a watchman.William Thomas Stead
It is the great inspector, with a myriad eyes, who never sleeps, and whose daily reports are submitted, not to a functionary or department, but to the whole people.William Thomas Stead
What a marvellous opportunity for attacking the devil!William Thomas Stead