Roots

BAHA’I
“Blessed are those who prefer others
before themselves.”

— Baha’u’llah, Tablets of Baha’u’llah, 71
BUDDHISM
“Hurt not others in ways that you
yourself would find hurtful.”

— Udana-Varga, 5:18
CHRISTIANITY
“Always treat others as you would like
them to treat you.”

— Jesus, Matthew 7:12
CONFUCIANISM
“Do not unto others what you would
not have them do unto you.”

— Analects 15:23
HINDUISM
“This is the sum of all duty: do not do
to others what would cause pain if
done to you.”

— Mahabharata 5:1517
ISLAM
“No one of you is a believer until
you desire for another that which
you desire for yourself”

— Sunnah
JAINISM
“In happiness and suffering, in joy
and grief, regard all creatures as
you would regard your own self.”

— Lord Mahavir 24th Tirthankara
JUDAISM
“What is hateful to you, do not do
to your neighbor, That is the entire
Torah; all the rest is commentary.”

— Talmud, Shabbat 31a
NATIVE AMERICAN
“Respect for all life is the foundation”

— The Great Law of Peace
SIKHISM
“Be not estranged from another for
God dwells in every heart.”

— Sri Guru Granth Sahib
ZOROASTRIANISM
“Human nature is good only when it
does not do unto another whatever
is no good for its own self.”

— Dadistan-i-Dinik, 94:5
WICCAN
“Everything you do, whether positive
or negative, is returned to you
threefold.”

— The Threefold Law
    after the Interfaith Center*
San Francisco, CA


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