"Humanists affirm that individual and social problems can only be resolved by means of human reason, intelligent effort, critical thinking joined with compassion and a spirit of empathy for all living beings."
The Humanist Association of London, Declaration of Humanist Principles #11
"Critical intelligence, infused by a sense of human caring, is the best method that humanity has for resolving problems. Reason should be balanced with compassion and empathy and the whole person fulfilled."
American Humanist Association, Humanist Manifesto II, Ethics section.
"Don't do things you wouldn't want to have done to you."
British Humanist Society
"Humanists acknowledge human interdependence, the need for mutual respect and the kinship of all humanity."
The Humanist Association of London, Declaration of Humanist Principles #5