golden rule


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the golden rule

The maxim that one should treat other people the way one would like to be treated, often expressed proverbially as "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you." My son wanted to steal the bike of a boy who stole his lunch money, so I told him that the only way to get along with people is to follow the golden rule.
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golden rule

see under do unto others.
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Golden Rule says it expected to have a loss ratio of 60 percent from 2001 through June 2014 but had an actual incurred loss ratio of 66 percent.
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When we enact the Golden rule from here, we bump into each other, glitter to glitter or muck to muck (that is, ego to ego), and it just doesn't work.
To apply this characterization to the golden rule most familiar to lawyers would be somewhat uncharitable.
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Intellectually, most understand that a 60,000 sow swine operation or a 40,000 acre row crop producer have different needs than their traditional farm counterparts, but the idea of treating them differently violates the Golden Rule.
Golden rule number one: Football fans can be very vicious.
Isadore Sharp, founder, CEO and chairman of the Four Seasons hotel chain, attributes much of his organization's success in building trust with employees and customers to communicating and practicing the Golden Rule.
Maybe "Do as I say and not as I do" should be the new Golden Rule.