"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."
"More marriages might survive if the partners realized that sometimes the better comes after the worse."Daisaku Ikeda on Doug Larson
"We are not the same persons this year as last nor are those we love. It is a happy chance if we, changing, continue to love a changed person."Daisaku Ikeda on W. Somerset Maugham
"There is no more lovely, friendly and charming relationship, communion or company than a good marriage."Daisaku Ikeda on Martin Luther
"Marriage is the most natural state of man, and... the state in which you will find solid happiness."Daisaku Ikeda on Benjamin Franklin
"Marriage is an alliance entered into by a man who can't sleep with the window shut, and a woman who can't sleep with the window open."Daisaku Ikeda on George Bernard Shaw
"No one should be left to suffer alone."
"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."
"It is only through such real-life daily struggles and challenges that a genuine sensitivity to human rights can be inculcated. This is a truth that is not limited to school education: it applies to all of us."