“The best index to a person's character is (a) how he treats people who can't do him any good, and (b) how he treats people who can't fight back.”
|--Abigail Van Buren, Advice Columnist|
“The real judges of your character aren't your neighbors, your relatives, or even the people you play bridge with. The folks who really know you are waiters, waitresses, and clerks.”
|--Katherine Piper, Author|
“Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.”
It's not particularly noteworthy that people in organizations are “respectful” of their bosses and that the higher in the hierarchy a person is, the more deference he receives. Whether or not appreciation is genuinely felt ...