"I think the biggest difficulty is that when I'm here in America, there's a necessity of using English, so I really have a great sense of really wanting to learn, but unfortunately when I head back to Japan, the necessity vanishes and so does my enthusiasm about learning."
"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."Chiaki Kuriyama on Maya Angelou
"Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school."Chiaki Kuriyama on Albert Einstein
"We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools."Chiaki Kuriyama on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever."Chiaki Kuriyama on Mahatma Gandhi
"Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored."Chiaki Kuriyama on Earl Nightingale