Sayings from the Religions
Do unto others as you would have them do unto
you, for this is the law and the prophets.
Matthew 7:12, Luke 6:31
What is hurtful to yourself do not to your fellow
man. That is the whole of The Torah and the
remainder is but commentary.
Shabbath (also Rabbi Hillel)
Do unto all men as you would they should unto
you, and reject for others what you would reject
Hurt not others with that which pains yourself.
Tzu Kung asked: “Is there any one principle upon
which one’s whole life may proceed?” Confucius
replied: “Is not Reciprocity such a principle?-
what you do not yourself desire, do not put before
This is the sum of all true righteousness –
Treat others, as thou wouldst thyself be treated.
Do nothing to thy neighbor, which hereafter
Thou wouldst not have thy neighbor do to thee.
Mahabharata (Ganguli, Book 13 CXIII)
Treat others as thou wouldst be treated thyself.
Guru Angad (Macauliffe vol 2, p.29)
A man should wander about treating all creatures
as he himself would be treated.
Sutrakritanga Sutra 1.11.33
Regard your neighbor’s gain as your own gain; and regard
your neighbor’s loss as your own loss, even as though you
were in their place.
Tai-Shang Kan-Ying Pien
Ascribe not to any soul that which thou wouldst not have ascribed to thee.