The Gosho teaches us: "Iron, when heated in the flames and pounded, becomes a fine sword."* Young people, please strive to overcome any and all hardships! It's only through the process of challenging and overcoming difficulties that human beings can become truly great.
*Letter from Sado - WND 1, page 303
Translation of "To My Friends" published in the Seikyo Shimbun, based on President Ikeda's recent guidance, with universal value and application