Respecting the Elderly

Psalms 71:9: Abandon me not when I grow old.

Rabbi Nachman of Breslov: Gauge a country's prosperity by its treatment of its aged.

Talmud Arakhin 19a: An old woman in a house is a treasure in the house.

Leviticus 19:32: Before an old person you shall rise.

Midrash Tanchuma, Ki Tisa 27: Whoever greets the old...it is as if he greets the Divine Presence.

Psalms 71:9: When my strength fails, forsake me not.

Avot d'Rabbi Natan: R. Yose said: A person only dies from sheer idleness.

Grace After Meals: I was a youth and also have aged.

Berachot 8b: Honor the elderly and saintly scholar...

Leviticus 19:32: Then you shall rise up...and honor the face of the elder.

Yedid Nefesh: ...show love, for the time has come, and show us grace as in days of old.