"A commitment to human rights cannot be fostered simply through the transmission of knowledge. Action and experience play a crucial role in the learning process."
"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."Daisaku Ikeda on Maya Angelou
"Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school."Daisaku Ikeda on Albert Einstein
"We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools."Daisaku Ikeda on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever."Daisaku Ikeda on Mahatma Gandhi
"Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored."Daisaku Ikeda on Earl Nightingale
"No one should be left to suffer alone."
"I have for some time urged that a nuclear abolition summit to mark the effective end of the nuclear era be convened in Hiroshima and Nagasaki on the 70th anniversary of the bombings of those cities, with the participation of national leaders and representatives of global civil society."
"A great revolution in just one single individual will help achieve a change in the destiny of a society and, further, will enable a change in the destiny of humankind."
"There are no greater treasures than the highest human qualities such as compassion, courage and hope. Not even tragic accident or disaster can destroy such treasures of the heart."
"Dialogue and education for peace can help free our hearts from the impulse toward intolerance and the rejection of others."