Confucianism


"To cultivate oneself so as to give all people security and peace, even Yao and Shun found it difficult to do."

Analects 14:45



"Tzu-kung asked, Is there a single word which can be a guide to conduct throughout one's life? The Master said, It is perhaps the word shu [reciprocity]. What you don't want yourself, don't do to others."

Confucius (551-479 BC), Analects 15:23-24



"One should not behave towards others in a way which is disagreeable to oneself."

Mencius [Meng Tzu] VII.A.4



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