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The Golden Rule

The Golden Rule
The Golden Rule or the ethic of reciprocity is found in the scriptures of nearly every religion. It is often regarded as the most concise and general principle of ethics. If we would all follow it in all our interactions with others, then inner peace as well as peace among nations would likely follow.

Bahá'í Faith

And if thine eyes be turned towards justice, choose thou for thy neighbour that which thou choosest for thyself.

_Epistle to the Son of the Wolf_, 30

Hinduism

This is the sum of duty: do naught to others which if done to thee would cause thee pain.

The Mahabharata

Jewish Faith

What is hateful to you, do not to your fellow men. That is the entire Law; all the rest is commentary.

The Talmud

Zoroastrian Faith

Whatever is disagreeable to yourself do not do unto others.

Shayast-na-Shayast 13:29

Buddhism

Hurt not others with that which pains yourself.

Udana-Varga

Christianity

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.

The Gospel of Matthew Matt 7:12, Luke 6:31

Islam

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

Hadith

Jainism

A man should wander about treating all creatures as he himself would be treated.

Sutrakritanga 1.11.33

African Traditional Religions

One going to take a pointed stick to pinch a baby bird should first try it on himself to feel how it hurts. Yoruba Proverb (Nigeria)