I've stayed good friends with most of my girlfriends.

Richard Gere

Richard Gere

Profession: Actor
Nationality: American

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Movie acting is primarily listening. If you're really engaged, that's all a movie audience wants to see is you processing what's happening in your world.

I don't know any of us who are in relationships that are totally honest - it doesn't exist.

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.

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.

There's really one character for every actor. The voyage is to find that one character.

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

Tibetan Buddhism had an enormous impact on me.

I'm younger than I once was. Internally. Less self-conscious. Less insecure.

There is nothing real about film. Nothing. Even the light particles that project the film can't be proven to exist. Nothing is there.

In a way, one gets stability from being able to order the rational mind.

Maybe the Dalai Lama is the only person who is totally honest, and even with him, he's skillful not to hurt anybody. He's skillful.

I think people do want to relate their entertainment to what's going on in their lives. Not everything.

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

It's not enough to say that the Olympics is an athletic contest outside of politics, because it's not. The Chinese clearly are using the Olympics to recreate how they are viewed in the world and how they view themselves.