"If people regarded other people's families in the same way that they regard their own, who then would incite their own family to attack that of another? For one would do for others as one would do for oneself."

Mozi (Mohism)

"That which you hate to be done to you, do not do to another."

a Late Period Egyptian papyrus (664-323 BCE)

"Each man takes care that his neighbor shall not cheat him. But a day comes when he begins to care that he does not cheat his neighbor. Then all goes well - he has changed his market-cart into a chariot of the sun."

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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