"You cannot strike fire from flint if you stop halfway."* It's when we are in the midst of severe hardships that it's vital to have steadfast faith. No matter what, at the very end of the day let's come out the victors!
*Earthly Desires Are Enlightenment - WND1, page 319
Translation of "To My Friends" published in the Seikyo Shimbun, based on President Ikeda's recent guidance, with universal value and application.