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POET AND POEMS OF THE MONTH

PEGGY LEYVA CONLEY




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THE WAY TO PEACE AND HAPPINESS

CHRIST

Love thy neighbor as thyself.

BUDDHISM

To one whom love dwells, all men are brothers.

CONFUCIANISM

He comes to ruin who says that others are not equal to himself.

ISLAM or MOHAMMEDANISM

No one of you is a believer until he desires for his brother that which he desires for himself.

JUDAISM(Jewish Talmud)

What is hateful to you, do not do to your fellow men.

HINDUISM

May I regard all things with the eye of a friend; with the eye of a friend do we regard one another.

SIKHISM

All are equal, the poor and the rich in God’s design.

ZOROASTIANISM

That nature alone is good which refrains from doing unto others that whatsoever is not good for itself.

SANSKRIT (written 200 B.C.)

This is the sum of all righteousness—deal with others as thou wouldst thyself be delt by. Do nothing to thy neighbor which thou wouldst not have done to thee.

FREEMASONRY

The brotherhood of men under the fatherhood of God.