"It's hard to decide how to match words to music. It's not like it's twice the work. It's always difficult for me to explain to the composer what I'm looking for. I'm not a professional I lack even basic knowledge about writing music."
"The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination."Ayumi Hamasaki on Albert Einstein
"Information is not knowledge."Ayumi Hamasaki on Albert Einstein
"A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots."Ayumi Hamasaki on Marcus Garvey
"Knowledge of what is does not open the door directly to what should be."Ayumi Hamasaki on Albert Einstein
"Ignorance is the curse of God knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven."Ayumi Hamasaki on William Shakespeare
"I don't set goals. Like, that's what I want to be doing however many years from now. I do what I love to do at the moment. If I wake up tomorrow and decide I want to dance, that's what I'd do. Or design clothes."
"I do what I love to do at the moment. If I wake up tomorrow and decide I want to dance, that's what I'd do. Or design clothes. I think I'd throw myself into whatever I'm doing now. It's not about abandoning what I was doing before, or giving up. It's about knowing that if I die tomorrow, I lived the way I wanted to."
"I understand it's my role to realize people's dreams."
"I don't have dreams. How can I say it? I myself am a dream."
"I understand it's my role to realize people's dreams. I'm O.K. with that so long as my songs are my own. No one can take my songs away from me."