"Every religion emphasizes human improvement, love, respect for others, sharing other people's suffering. On these lines every religion had more or less the same viewpoint and the same goal."

Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama

"My duty towards my neighbor is to love him as myself, and to do to all men as I would they should do unto me."

The Book of Common Prayer (catechism), 1662

"We must treat others as we wish others to treat us."

The Declaration Toward a Global Ethic from the Parliament of the World's Religions proclaimed the Golden Rule as the common principle for many religions. The Declaration was signed by over 200 respected leaders from all of the world's major faiths.

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