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Buddhism Day by Day

Wisdom for Modern Life by Daisaku Ikeda
Monday, April 29, 2013:

Our efforts for the sake of dialogue, in order to be worthy of the term dialogue, must be carried through to the end. To refuse peaceful exchange and choose force is to compromise and give in to human weakness; it is to admit the defeat of the human spirit. Socrates encourages his youthful disciples to train and strengthen themselves spiritually, to maintain hope and self-control, to advance courageously, choosing virtue over material wealth, truth over fame.

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These excerpts are from "Buddhism Day by Day: Wisdom for Modern Life " by Daisaku Ikeda. This book is available for purchase at the online store Online Bookstore or your local SGI-USA Community Center bookstore.