Kissing the forehead of the elderly is [an act of] reverence and honour [towards them]. It is [merely] a practice and not an act of worship; as [can be] seen from this [narration]…
Don’t be fooled into thinking that you will begin praying when you become old; pray before you are prayed upon!
Other than [the act of] supplicating, which [other righteous] deeds can I do to honour my father after his death?
What is the best thing a child can do for his deceased parents?
I am amazed at the people who take care of themselves by eating food out of fear of dying, yet do not protect themselves from sins out of fear of the Fire.
These are the attributes of the real scholars and the importance they attach to the affairs of the ummah, both with their knowledge and actions.