"Women are, in my view, natural peacemakers. As givers and nurturers of life, through their focus on human relationships and their engagement with the demanding work of raising children and protecting family life, they develop a deep sense of empathy that cuts through to underlying human realities."
"A woman is like a tea bag - you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water."Daisaku Ikeda on Eleanor Roosevelt
"I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot."Daisaku Ikeda on Marilyn Monroe
"Ah, women. They make the highs higher and the lows more frequent."Daisaku Ikeda on Friedrich Nietzsche
"The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles."Daisaku Ikeda on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"As usual, there is a great woman behind every idiot."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."