Saturday, October 22, 2011

Respecting Elders - Sacred Quotes

"Let your mother be to you like unto a god! Let your father be to you like unto a god! Let your teacher be to you like unto a god!" - Taittiriyaka Upanishad 1.11.2

"Son, why do you quarrel with your father, Due to him you have grown to this age?"- Adi Granth, Sarang Rag

"Treat your parents with kindness; if either of them or both reach old age in your presence, do not rebuff them. Speak to them with the utmost respect." - Quran 17:23-24

"When a man honours his father and mother, God says, "I regard it as though I had dwelt among them and they had honoured me." - Talmud

"If your parents take care of you up to the time you cut your teeth, you take care of them when they lose theirs." - African Proverb

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