"This is the sum of duty: Do naught unto others
which would cause you pain if done to you."
~ Mahabharata 5:1517
Buddhism: Hurt not others in ways that you yourself
would find hurtful.
~ Udana Varga 5:18
"What is hateful to you, do not to your fellowmen.
That is the entire Law; all the rest is commentary."
~ Talmud, Shabbat 31:a
"All things whatsoever ye would that men should
do to you, do ye even so to them."
~ Matthew 7:12
Confucianism: "Surely it is the maxim of loving-kindness:
Do not unto others that you would not have them do
~ Analects 15:23
"No one of you is a believer until he desires
for his brother
that which he desires for himself."
Native Wisdom: "This we know. The earth does
not belong to man; man belongs to the earth. Man did
not weave the web of life; he is merely a strand in
it. Whatever he does to the web, he does to himself."
~ Chief Seattle
Taoism: "Regard your neighbor's gain as your
and your neighbor's loss as your own loss."
~ T'ai Shag Kan Ying P'ien
"That nature alone is good which refrains from
unto another whatsoever is not good: for itself."
~ Dadistan-i-dinik 94:5