Richard Wiseman

We like people who help us, and we help people we life. However, in terms of favours, it is surprising how little it takes for us to like a person, and how much we give on the basis of so little. It seems that if you want to help yourself, you should help others first.

Richard Wiseman, 59 Seconds: Think a Little, Change a Lot, London, 2009, p. 75