daisaku ikeda quotes

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Life is painful. It has thorns, like the stem of a rose. Culture and art are the roses that bloom on the stem. The flower is yourself, your humanity. Art is the liberation of the humanity inside yourself.
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Even if things don't unfold the way you expected, don't be disheartened or give up. One who continues to advance will win in the end.
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it is impossible to build one's own happiness on the unhappiness of others. This perspective is at the heart of Buddhist teachings.
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The idea of interdependence is central to Buddhism, which holds that all things come into being through the mutual interactions of various causes and conditions.
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