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Golden Rule

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The Golden Rule states that you should do onto others as you would like others to do onto you.

Virtually every religion and philosophy relating to how people should behave has incorporated the Golden Rule.

Note: Some of these are closer to the silver rule "At least do no harm."

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All things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye so to them; for this is the law and the prophets. - Matthew 7:1

Do not do to others what you would not like yourself. Then there will be no resentment against you, either in the family or in the state. - Analects 12:2

Hurt not others in ways that you yourself would find hurtful. - Udana-Varga 5,1

This is the sum of duty; do naught onto others what you would not have them do unto you. - Mahabharata 5,1517

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

You shall love your neighbor as yourself. - Leviticus 19, 18

What is hateful to you, do not do to your fellowman. This is the entire Law; all the rest is commentary. - Talmud, Shabbat 3id

Hurt no one so that no one may hurt you. - Muhammad

Regard your neighbor’s gain as your gain, and your neighbor’s loss as your own loss. - Tai Shang Kan Yin P’ien

That nature alone is good which refrains from doing another whatsoever is not good for itself. - Dadisten-I-dinik, 94,5

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