Human

246 – “According to Greek Mythology, humans were originally created with four arms, four legs, and a head with two faces. Fearing their power, Zeus split them into two separate beings, condemning them to spend their lives in search of the other halves.”

Plato [Extreme Paraphrasing, See Source Notes for original quote]
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“The Earth is our mother. Whatever befalls the Earth befalls the sons and daughters of the Earth. This we know. All things are connected. Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web we do to ourselves.”

Ted Perry [Often misattributed to Chief Seattle, see Source Notes]

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“Your ordinary acts of love and hope point to the extraordinary promise that every human life is of inestimable value. Everywhere around us, there are examples of people who are doing just that — who are celebrating the oneness of the human family.”

Desmond Tutu, Archbishop Emeritus of Cape Town
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