"Constantly seek difficulties. You shouldn't be afraid to fail; rather you should fail continually, so that you can win in the end. Without difficulties, we cannot grow." - Michio Kushi
"When we see the human race, we must see before all else environment and food. Historians write about social change without taking these factors into account. This is why it is difficult for them to see the reasons decline and prosperity in society." - Michio Kushi
"We are always seeking our opposite, whether we know it or not. When we discover what that is we can dissolve our arrogance." - Michio Kushi
"Many people believe that they were made by their parents: 'I didn't ask to be born.' they cry. This is completely wrong. Please try to remember when your were five. If you try then you will remember that this memory had no beginning. It seems as if you can remember living infinitely; that your life didn't begin when you were born but continues without limit." -Michio Kushi
"It is easy to love friends and sweethearts. This is selfish love. Higher love embraces enemies and all ugly, bad people. The highest love doesn't see goodness or badness at all. One should even love warmongers, bad food producers and priests." - Michio Kushi
"An exclusive person hates ugliness, discomfort, enemies, sickness, poverty, ignorance. He finally concludes that there is no God and give himself over to abandonment." - Michio Kushi
"Yoga breathing control is practiced to influence our thinking. The lungs correspond to our fore brain and can influence our consciousness." - Michio Kushi
"You, the real you, which is creating your body and judging every day - that is the Infinite Universe itself." - Michio Kushi.