The Golden Rule of mutual respect is a fundamental moral principle found in the scriptures of nearly every religion. It simply asks us to treat others as we would like to be treated. Its message is powerful and universal. Different religious figures throughout history have stated it in different ways. See if you can match the religions with the quotations below.

#1: "...thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself."

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#2: "Regard ye not others save as you regard your own selves."

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#3: "Whatever is disagreeable to yourself do not do unto others."

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H
#4: "Do not do to others what would cause pain if done to you."

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#5: "None of you truly believes until he wishes for his brother what he wishes for himself."

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#6: "…choose thou for thy neighbor that which thou choosest for thyself."

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#7: "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you."

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H
#8: "Hurt not others in ways that you yourself would find hurtful."

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H


KEY:

  • A – Hinduism
  • B – Judaism
  • C – Zoroastrianism
  • D – Buddhism
  • E – Christianity
  • F – Islam
  • G – Bábí Faith
  • H – Bahá’í Faith