“That which is hateful to you, do not do to your fellow. That is the whole Torah; the rest is explanation; go and learn.”
Rabbi Hillel

Rabbi Hillel is associated with the development of the Mishnah and the Talmud during the centuary before Christ. The quotation is in response to a gentile asking him to explain the Torah whilst standing on one foot!

Chinese philosophy

“Never do to others what you would not like them to do to you”

Confucius was a philosopher and politician about 500 years before Christ.


"There is no god save Allah"

“Let none of you treat your brother in a way he himself would dislike to be treated”

The Quran or Koran is the central religious text of Islam. Written between 609AD and 632AD


“Do not do to another what you would not like to be done to yourself, that is the gist of the law….”

Mahabharata is a sanskrit text forming part of the Hindu religeon, it was written at least 400 years before Christ.


“Hurt not others in ways that you yourself would find hurtful. “

The Udanavarga is an early Buddhist collection of topically organized chapters of verses or "utterances" attributed to the Buddha and his disciples.