“One tragedy of our times is the willingness of realists, in spite of impending crises, to criticize and obstruct people who expend their energy toward finding solutions. Their judgments, however, are superficial and conventional, and their attitude distances them from the essential quality of reality — change. Often the wisest realist cannot escape this trap. The challenge, then, is to create a new kind of reality that offers hope for challenge the would.”
Credit Daisaku Ikeda for the quote.