„It is difficult to get a man to understand something, when his salary depends upon his not understanding it!“

— Beall Sinclair Upton, Context: I used to say to our audiences: "It is difficult to get a man to understand something, when his salary depends upon his not understanding it!" I, Candidate for Governor: And How I Got Licked (1935), ; repr. University of California Press, 1994, p. 109.

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americký romanopisec, spisovatel, novinář, politický akti... 1878 - 1968
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