Roman playwrite Terence or, Terentius Afer, coined the phrase: Homo sum: humani nil alienum a me puto, which means, 'I am a human being, and I consider nothing that pertains to human beings alien from me.'

This is an great philosophical line regarding the differences across race,gender, or ethnicity. It is a two thousand year old staple for multiculturalism, which proves that the ideas of tolerance and equality have existed for ages.