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The Golden Rule

January 31st, 2009 . by bonnie


“Desire not for anyone the things you would not desire for yourself.”

Baha’i Faith – Gleanings 66

“This is the sum of duty: Do naught unto others which would cause you pain if done to you.”

Brahman – Mahabharata 5:1517

“Hurt not others in ways that you would find hurtful.”

Buddhist – Udana-Varga 5:18

“Therefore all things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them: for this is the law and the prophets.”

Christian – Matthew 7:12

“Surely it is the maxim of loving-kindness: Do not unto others what you would not have done unto you.”

Confucian – Analects 15:23

“No one of you is a believer until he desires for his brother that which he desires for himself.”

Islamic – Sunnah

“What is hateful to you, do not to your fellow man.

That is the entire Law; all the rest is commentary.”

Jewish -Talmud, Shabbat 31a


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