"Men and women who know the brutal reality of war, who know that war strips people of their very humanity, must unite in a new global partnership for peace."
"When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace."Daisaku Ikeda on Jimi Hendrix
"An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind."Daisaku Ikeda on Mahatma Gandhi
"If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other."Daisaku Ikeda on Mother Teresa
"I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality... I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word."Daisaku Ikeda on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us, and the world will be as one."Daisaku Ikeda on John Lennon
"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."