2016 Peace Proposal: Universal Respect for Human Dignity: The Great Path to Peace (external link)
Those who have a mentor in life are truly fortunate. The path of mentor and disciple is one that leads to personal development and growth. Those without a mentor may appear free and unbeholden to anyone, but without a solid standard or model on which to base themselves their lives will be aimless and wandering.
Daisaku Ikeda, SGI President