"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."
"Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life."Daisaku Ikeda on Confucius
"All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence."Daisaku Ikeda on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work."Daisaku Ikeda on Thomas A. Edison
"By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day."Daisaku Ikeda on Robert Frost
"Nothing will work unless you do."Daisaku Ikeda on Maya Angelou
"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."