"Briefly, it is not only their fellow human beings that the beloved of God must treat with mercy and compassion; rather must they show forth the utmost loving-kindness to every living creature."
Abdu'l-Baha, writings of Abdu'l-Baha
"O son of man! If thine eyes be turned towards mercy, forsake the things that profit thee and cleave unto that which will profit mankind. And if thine eyes be turned towards justice, choose thou for thy neighbour that which thou choosest for thyself."
Baha'u'llah, The third Leaf of the Most Exalted Paradise, Tablets 64
"Lay not on any soul a load which ye would not wish to be laid upon you, and desire not for anyone the things ye would not desire for yourselves."
Baha'u'llah, Summons of the Lord of Hosts 544 & Gleanings from the Writings of Baha'u'llah LXVI.128