"Somewhere behind Florin's armour a reaction flickered. Carl had just given him what everyone wishes for. To hell with caressing people, flattering them, and showering them with gifts. The only thing people really long for is respect. Give your fellow humans respect and they'll dance, his teacher at the police academy had said. Bloody right." –– Jussi Adler-Olsen (b. 1950), Danish author
Source: Jussi Adler-Olsen. The Absent One. New York: Dutton, 2012; p. 70.
* Special thanks to my aunt Irene for recommending Jussi Adler-Olsen's Department Q series.