Confucianism


"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



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

Analects 14:45



"Do not do to others what you would not like yourself. Then there will be no resentment against you, either in the family or in the state."

Confucius [K'ung Fu Tse] (551-479 BC), Analects 12:2



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