The Golden Rule

Christianity     New Testament
All things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye so to them;
for this is the law and the prophets.   

Confucianism     Analects 
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.  

Buddhism         Udana-Varga
Hurt not others in ways that you yourself would find hurtful.

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

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

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

Judaism        Leviticus 
Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself.

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

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





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