The state of a book determines how it is handled and how the owner of the book is treated.
Our actions, words and deeds normally determine how people treat us.
Do not expect people to respect you when you do not respect yourself.
No one will love and accept you if you do not love and accept yourself.
Your abilities will not be valued and trusted if you do not trust in yourself.
People mostly treat us based on how we treat ourselves.
Strive to act decently so that it can inspire others to treat you honourably and respectfully.