It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends upon his not understanding it.

It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends upon his not understanding it.
<01> Трудно заставить человека понять что-то, если его зарплата зависит от непонимания этого. Sinclair (Синклер).

Англо-русский словарь цитат, пословиц, поговорок и идиом. . 2011.

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