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1st October

RAISING capable people is not something achieved through intellectualising or daydreaming. Second SGI President Josei Toda, too, always made a concerted effort to meet people. The Soka spirit is found nowhere but in our efforts to meet with and sincerely encourage each person and to advance together with them towards kosen-rufu.

IT is important to remember that your worth as a person is not based on your profession. It is not based on wealth, fame or academic credentials. What counts is how much you have striven in your chosen path, how much good you have accomplished, how earnestly you have devoted your energies to it. It is your spirit of devotion, your sincerity that determines your true worth. For that reason, our individuality constitutes the basis for leading a life of dignity and meaning as a human being.

WHEN you begin an undertaking, first decide that you will definitely win in the end, and then proceed towards your goal firmly and cheerfully. You must not be cowardly. It is important to advance with an optimistic and tenacious spirit.

A strong, deep conviction is the fundamental source of the strength needed for life. A person with conviction has no complains. He has hopes. He is always cheerful. And he gives hope to others as well. His life unfolds fully and expansively.

THOSE who praise and propagate the Great Law are people of wisdom who can give eternal happiness to others and who already possess eternal good fortune and good causes in themselves.

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