Love

African Traditional

Yuruba Proverb (Nigeria)

“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) Source “Whenever a person breaks a stick in the forest, let him consider what it would feel like if it were himself

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Buddhism

Buddhism Golden Rule

“Is there a deed, Rahula, thou dost wish to do? Then bethink thee thus: Is this deed conducive to my own harm, or to others harm, or to that of both? Then is this a bad deed entailing suffering. Such a deed must thou surely not do.”-Majjhima Nikaya 1.415 “The

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China

Confucianism – Analects 12.2

仲弓问仁子曰出门如见大宾使民如承大祭己所不欲勿施于人在邦无怨在家无怨仲弓曰雍虽不敏请事斯语矣 Original Source: Analects 12.2 Translations: Zhonggong asked about Goodness.  The Master said, “ ‘When in public, comport yourself as if you were receiving an important guest, and in your management of the common people, behave as if you were overseeing a great sacrifice.’ Do not impose upon others what you

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Christian

The Golden Rule

“A new commandment I give unto you: that you love one another — as I have loved you, that you also love one another. By this shall all men know that you are my disciples — if you have love one to another.” John 9:5 “Therefore, all things whatsoever you

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