“ Old age adds to the respect due to virtue, but it takes nothing from the contempt inspired by vice it whitens only the hair. ”

- Ira Gershwin

“ He has a profound respect for old age. Especially when it's bottled. ”

- Gene Fowler

“ I'm the one person who wears the words 'hustle, loyalty, respect' on my T-shirts and merchandise. My audience is children. It's very flattering to see a kid wear your T-shirt it's even more flattering to have a dad come up to you and say, 'I watch you with my kid. Keep doing what you're doing. You're a role model for my son.' ”

- John Cena

“ I support gun safety measures, and I'll tell you, I grew up in a family of gun owners and hunters, and I went hunting with my dad as a kid, and you know, I have deep respect for the Second Amendment and the culture of our country. ”

- Eric Swalwell

“ Dad needs to show an incredible amount of respect and humor and friendship toward his mate so the kids understand their parents are sexy, they're fun, they do things together, they're best friends. Kids learn by example. If I respect Mom, they're going to respect Mom. ”

- Tim Allen

“ Aging has a wonderful beauty and we should have respect for that. ”

- Eartha Kitt

“ There was no respect for youth when I was young, and now that I am old, there is no respect for age, I missed it coming and going. ”

- J. B. Priestley

“ As human beings we value the experience that comes with age. We are reminded over and over again with statements like 'older and wiser' and 'respect your elders,' promoting age as something to be cherished and respected. ”

- Jenna Morasca

“ The older generation had greater respect for land than science. But we live in an age when science, more than soil, has become the provider of growth and abundance. Living just on the land creates loneliness in an age of globality. ”

- Shimon Peres

“ I tell myself that God gave my children many gifts - spirit, beauty, intelligence, the capacity to make friends and to inspire respect. There was only one gift he held back - length of life. ”

- Rose Kennedy

“ But every great scripture, whether Hebrew, Indian, Persian, or Chinese, apart from its religious value will be found to have some rare and special beauty of its own and in this respect the original Bible stands very high as a monument of sublime poetry and of artistic prose. ”

- Lafcadio Hearn

“ About the twenty-third year of my age, I had many fresh and heavenly openings, in respect to the care and providence of the Almighty over his creatures in general, and over man as the most noble amongst those which are visible. ”

- John Woolman

“ There will always be a desire for something new, fresh and innovative, as well as a yearning and respect for timeless elegance and beauty. ”

- Helena Christensen

“ The biggest ingredient in a best friend is someone whose actions you respect and who you can truly be yourself around. ”

- Renee Olstead

“ The sacrifices made by veterans and their willingness to fight in defense of our nation merit our deep respect and praise - and to the best in benefits and medical care. ”

- Sue Kelly

“ You have to respect your audience. Without them, you're essentially standing alone, singing to yourself. ”

- K. D. Lang

“ My parents loved each other. I was raised in a house of total love and respect. My dad worked very hard and my mother was incredibly devoted to him. I can unequivocally, without any peradventure of doubt, tell you that I was raised with the kind of love that we only dream of. ”

- James Woods

“ With my wife I don't get no respect. I made a toast on her birthday to 'the best woman a man ever had.' The waiter joined me. ”

- Rodney Dangerfield

“ I have great respect for the past. If you don't know where you've come from, you don't know where you're going. I have respect for the past, but I'm a person of the moment. I'm here, and I do my best to be completely centered at the place I'm at, then I go forward to the next place. ”

- Maya Angelou

“ There are some people who become best friends with everyone they photograph. There are people that I really like and admire and respect, but in a way I think it's better to keep a distance. I think you get better pictures of people that you don't know very well. ”

- Mary Ellen Mark