"No one can live entirely on their own, nor can any country or society exist in isolation."
"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."Daisaku Ikeda on Mahatma Gandhi
"An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life."Daisaku Ikeda on Robert A. Heinlein
"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."Daisaku Ikeda on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both."Daisaku Ikeda on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"There is more to life than increasing its speed."Daisaku Ikeda on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."