Formulations

Formulations of the Golden Rule African “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 African Traditional (Nigeria) Bahá’í “Blessed is he who preferreth his brother before himself.” Bahá’u’lláh, Tablets of Bahá’u’lláh “Hurt not others in ways that you […]

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Other

“Every man takes care that his neighbor does not cheat him. But the day comes when he begins to care that he does not cheat his neighbor. Then all goes well.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson “It is a very high goal: free and responsible development of the individual,so that he may place his powers freely […]

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The Work

“I am Thou Thou are I He is ours We both are His So may all be for our neighbor. Only he can be just who is able to put himself in the position of others. Only he who can take care of what belongs to others may have his own. Treat Another’s as your […]

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Unattributed Material/Simple Forms

“Do not that to a neighbor which you shall take ill from him.” Ancient Greek One should seek for others the happiness one desires for one’s self. Buddhist. Let none of you treat his brother in a way he himself would not like to be treated. Islam The true rule of life is to guard […]

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Zoroastrianism

“That nature alone is good which refrains from doing to another whatsoever is not good for itself.” Dadisten-I-dinik, 94,5 “Whatever thou dost not approve for thyself, do not approve for anyone else. When thou hast acted in this manner, thou art righteous.” “That nature only is good when it shall not do unto another whatever […]

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