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The Golden Rule
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The Golden Rule -- as in: the moral principle
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War and Peace
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  • Natasha did not follow the golden rule advocated by clever folk, especially by the French, which says that a girl should not let herself go when she marries, should not neglect her accomplishments, should be even more careful of her appearance than when she was unmarried, and should fascinate her husband as much as she did before he became her husband.

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  • ...the moral diversity we have all heard so much about is in fact vastly exaggerated. In particular, the major religions of the world, which represent the vast majority of humans on the planet, disagree quite a bit about God but agree quite a bit about morality. All the major religions have some form of the Golden Rule...
    Dinesh D’Souza  --  What’s So Great About Christianity
  • So perhaps the Golden Rule indicated that he should stay mum, and the Golden Rule was really Colin’s only Rule.
    John Green  --  An Abundance of Katherines

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