"respect" is not the word but its what comes to mind
I find that great works are able to become subconious, working its style its thoughts into your everyday. Tell me about the great works that flow subconciously into your words thoughts or dreams. I'll start:
I was discussing my thoughts on political belief and used a refernce to choke in my reply couldn't recall of hand where it came from at first only after i sent out the reply did i discover it was a quote often used in choke. I was happy to think this work which i only read weeks ago has already become a subconious extension of my thoughts.