The Golden Rule Quotes
"Everything you should do you will find in this: Do nothing to others that would hurt you if it were done to you."
- Mahabharata 5:1517 (Hinduism)
"Do not offend others as you would not want to be offended."
- Udanavarga 5:18 (Buddhism)
"The successes of your neighbor and their losses will be to you as if they are your own."
- T'ai-Shang Kan-Ying P'ien (Taoism)
"Is there any rule that one should follow all of one's life? Yes! The rule of the gentle goodness: That which we do not wish to be done to us, we do not do to others."
- Analectas 15:23 (Confucianism)
"That which you do not wish for yourself you shall not wish for your neighbor. This is the whole law; the rest is only commentary."
- Talmud Shabbat 31a (Judaism)
"In everything, do to others what you would have them do to you. For this sums up the law and the prophets."
- Matthew 7:12 (Christianity)
"None of you shall be true believers unless you wish for your brother the same that you wish for yourself."
- Sunnatt (Islam)
"Do one of the above; And live in such a way that you will enrich, and not diminish, our relatives in the Earth family of animals and plants, soil, air, and water."
- Earth Wisdom
"The one who shows mercy unto the needy lends unto the world."
- Proverbs 19:17
"The way we treat people is the way we treat God."
- Teilhard de Chardin
"I have something that I call my Golden Rule. It goes something like this: 'Do unto others twenty-five percent better than you expect them to do unto you.'...The twenty-five percent is for error. "
- Linus Pauling
"The main rule to me is to honor God with your life. To live a life of integrity. Not be selfish. You know, help others. But that's really the essence of the Christian faith."
- Joel Osteen