When you work as an actor, you've got to feel safe even in what appears to be the simplest things.

Richard Gere

Richard Gere

Profession: Actor
Nationality: American

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In the process of developing a character, you do, in fact, start to take him on as a personality.

Certainly there have been better actors than me who have had no careers. Why? I don't know.

I can't say I have control over my emotions; I don't know my mind. I'm lost like everyone else. I'm certainly not a leader.

I do think that good actors can do any part. It doesn't mean that they are the best ones to do it.

I'm voting for Gore because the other is unthinkable. Which most of us will probably do. I hope all of us. I've always liked Ralph Nader and would like to see a real third party, but the thought of George Bush as president is unthinkable.

When His Holiness won the Nobel Peace Prize, there was a quantum leap. He is not seen as solely a Tibetan anymore; he belongs to the world.

It's nice to have money, but the first thing I did with money was buy my father a snow-blower, because my job was to shovel snow, and I wasn't there to do it any more, so I was able to buy him a blower.

When someone has a strong intuitive connection, Buddhism suggests that it's because of karma, some past connection.

Billions of people don't practice a religion at all.

If the work is going well and it's something that has value with some meaning to it, it gives back a lot.

I think life is self-examination. Certainly the voyage that one takes.

I'm less needy about needing to express myself through acting. I have many different lives outside of this that are extremely fulfilling.

I tend to be a bit of a dreamer.

I'm a 50 year-old guy and I'm not in shape like I was when I was 30.