"When one cultivates to the utmost the principles of his nature, and exercises them on the principle of reciprocity, he is not far from the path. What you do not like when done to yourself, do not do to others."

Doctrine of the Mean 13:3

"If one strives to treat others as he would be treated by them, he will come near the perfect life."

Book of Meng Tzu (Mencius)

"Benevolence means man. When these two are conjoined, the result is 'the Way'."

Mencius [Meng Tzu], VII.B.16

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