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#1. There's really one character for every actor. The voyage is to find that one character. - Author: Richard Gere
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#2. When I started acting, it was really the way for me to be able to communicate. - Author: Richard Gere
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#3. I have made plenty of mistakes. The key to life is to learn from them. I have been a little too introspective, but I think that stemmed from insecurity or shyness. I took a long time to grow up. - Author: Richard Gere
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#4. People have a different idea of how movies are made than they really are. - Author: Richard Gere
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#5. I don't know any of us who are in relationships that are totally honest - it doesn't exist. - Author: Richard Gere
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#6. If the work is going well and it's something that has value with some meaning to it, it gives back a lot. - Author: Richard Gere
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#7. From a Buddhist point of view, emotions are not real. As an actor, I manufacture emotions. They're a sense of play. But real life is the same. We're just not aware of it. - Author: Richard Gere
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#8. In a way, one gets stability from being able to order the rational mind. - Author: Richard Gere
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#9. What we all have in common is an appreciation of kindness and compassion; all the religions have this. We all lean towards love. - Author: Richard Gere
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#10. The idea of fixing of healing is an important part of any genuine spiritual approach. Kabbalah is very much about this idea of fixing of things that have been damaged. From a Buddhist point of view, things have been damaged because ignorance has intoxicated the mind. - Author: Richard Gere
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#11. 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. - Author: Richard Gere
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#12. There is nothing real about film. Nothing. Even the light particles that project the film can't be proven to exist. Nothing is there. - Author: Richard Gere
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#13. I think movies probably are a mirror in some way so we can see ourselves in them. - Author: Richard Gere
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#14. Why is it when we have 10 million people in this country who say 'No', we still have a president who says 'Yes.' In a democracy, something's wrong here. - Author: Richard Gere
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#15. I've always said it's flattering to be desired, just as it's flattering that people accept the reality of the character you play. But it was always ridiculous to assume that because I could play a gigolo on screen I'd play anything like that role off screen. - Author: Richard Gere
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#16. I can see the character in a photograph, in the way a guy stands or holds his hands, the way he buckles his belt. I fantasize a lot looking at photographs. I'm sure that doesn't work for many people. - Author: Richard Gere
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#17. In saving Tibet, you save the possibility that we are all brothers, sisters. - Author: Richard Gere
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#18. I do think that good actors can do any part. It doesn't mean that they are the best ones to do it. - Author: Richard Gere
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#19. Billions of people don't practice a religion at all. - Author: Richard Gere
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#20. If people lose their land, they have nothing. You lose your land - you lose your culture, you lose self. - Author: Richard Gere
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#21. When you get up in the morning, set your motivations. - Author: Richard Gere
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#22. The reality is, we can change. We can change ourselves. We can change our minds. We can change our hearts ... and therefore the Universe changes. - Author: Richard Gere
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#23. I would say that the West is very young, it's very corrupt. We're not very wise. And I think we're hopeful that there is a place that is ancient and wise and open and filled with light. - Author: Richard Gere
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#24. If the United States marches into Iraq without the backing of the United Nations, that will be done entirely without the backing of the American people. - Author: Richard Gere
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#25. As custodians of the planet it is our responsibility to deal with all species with kindness, love, and compassion. That these animals suffer through human cruelty is beyond understanding. Please help to stop this madness. - Author: Richard Gere
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#26. I just had a device made that fits in your mouth and juts your jaw out like you have an underbite. It locks in that position to keep your throat passage open when you sleep. This is the sacrifice I make for my wife. It was either this device or me sleeping in the other room. - Author: Richard Gere
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#27. 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. - Author: Richard Gere
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#28. 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. - Author: Richard Gere
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#29. 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. - Author: Richard Gere
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#30. All of our energy should be in sacrifice and services. Suffering, at least. - Author: Richard Gere
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#31. Shooting in New York can be a problem. I had to walk through a crowd, come in the front door, and play the scene. - Author: Richard Gere
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#32. It's human nature - we want to believe our children, our families, our President! - Author: Richard Gere
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#33. Western Buddhists in many ways are much serious Buddhists than Tibetans are. - Author: Richard Gere
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#34. Sometimes I'm kind of spacey. I'm like Ferdinand the bull, sniffing the daisy, not aware of time, of what's going on in the real world. - Author: Richard Gere
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#35. I've got a lot of opportunities, a lot of love in my life, a lot of things going for me. Still, it's not complete. I know this is not the whole thing. There's much more. - Author: Richard Gere
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#36. It was important for me to have a partner who was ballsy. - Author: Richard Gere
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#37. I always remember what Bob Dylan said in that [Martin] Scorsese documentary on him. When he was asked about Joan Baez's complaints about the way he treated her when they were together, Dylan laughed and said, "It's impossible to be in love and wise at the same time." - Author: Richard Gere
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#38. The drive for happiness is vital; it's what keeps us in motion. - Author: Richard Gere
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#39. There are times when telling lies are not a bad thing. It can be a compassionate thing. But to make it benign, you have to be aware of your compassionate reasons for telling that lie. - Author: Richard Gere
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#40. I think life is self-examination. Certainly the voyage that one takes. - Author: Richard Gere
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#41. There are some problems on this planet that seem to be intractable. - Author: Richard Gere
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#42. Relationships are like sharks. They've got to keep going into deeper, colder water, sometimes scarier, darker territories ... to stay alive. - Author: Richard Gere
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#43. I tend to be a bit of a dreamer. - Author: Richard Gere
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#44. I'm younger than I once was. Internally. Less self-conscious. Less insecure. - Author: Richard Gere
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#45. Tibetan Buddhism had an enormous impact on me. - Author: Richard Gere
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#46. (Sometimes when) someone's directing for the first time, they're afraid to include everyone - they have to prove they're the director. - Author: Richard Gere
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#47. I'm not that tough; I'm not that smart. I need life telling me who I am, showing me my mind constantly. I wouldn't see it in a cave. - Author: Richard Gere
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#48. I do my work as an actor, but another part of my work goes to the piece as a whole. I can be fairly detached looking at my work and be brutal on myself. - Author: Richard Gere
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#49. If you have any question in your mind, don't do it. If you go in thinking it's going to fix something that's wrong, don't do it. - Author: Richard Gere
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#50. Well I think on a simple ecological level that the diversity of this planet is important for our survival, that all of our different cultures, people are important to the health of the whole the same way that a species of animal should be saved and at a simple ecology level. - Author: Richard Gere
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#51. I have no sense of time, and I'm a dreamer. - Author: Richard Gere
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#52. I meet human beings who are flawed, who are mentally ill and have enormous problems, but I don't think I've ever met someone who was a totally dark energy that had no humanity or sense of love or affection for anything in their life. That's very rare. - Author: Richard Gere
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#53. My first encounter with Buddhist dharma would be in my early 20s. Like most young men, I was not particularly happy. - Author: Richard Gere
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#54. When you work as an actor, you've got to feel safe even in what appears to be the simplest things. - Author: Richard Gere
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#55. Editing a film is always a question of time, and the director. I've worked with a lot of directors who don't mind my involvement. They appreciated it. - Author: Richard Gere
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#56. There is a way of looking at an awful place from a certain angle that allows it to take on a beauty because it is what it is. - Author: Richard Gere
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#57. I've always maintained that all characters and all personalities are in all of us. The whole thing is available. You're not this or that, no one is. - Author: Richard Gere
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#58. On a movie set that works, you have your father figure, the director, you have your siblings, your other actors. - Author: Richard Gere
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#59. A lot of making a movie is the comfort level of the people. It's just feeling open. We need to get along. We have to know something about each other. - Author: Richard Gere
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#60. 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. - Author: Richard Gere
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#61. Everyone responds to kindness. - Author: Richard Gere
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#62. My life is pretty simple and normal. - Author: Richard Gere
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#63. His Holiness [the Dalai Lama] has told me, urgently and repeatedly, that he thinks my photographs are crap. His exact words were, 'These photos are of poor quality. Why is there no sharp focus? There is no clarity!' I said, 'But your Holiness, it's Goyaesque.' And he said, 'No! It's out of focus!' - Author: Richard Gere
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#64. Everyone seems to think they know what acting techniques are. Techniques just help you get to a certain place, but if the thing is happening just by itself, you don't need those techniques. - Author: Richard Gere
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#65. I'm less needy about needing to express myself through acting. I have many different lives outside of this that are extremely fulfilling. - Author: Richard Gere
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#66. I'm rarely in a situation where, if you have a good idea, it's not embraced. That's stupid. And I don't work with stupid people. - Author: Richard Gere
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#67. Any political situation has many sides. We intellectualize the whole situation any way. We make our intellectual decisions based on our cultural background and how we live. - Author: Richard Gere
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#68. I think most of our religious institutions are pretty corrupt, so they're not reliable. I think the Christian religion that I was brought up with has very little to do with Christ, really, and more an institutions that have built up around the church. - Author: Richard Gere
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#69. I think that as human beings we tend to compartmentalize, and we have a selective morality based on the situation we're in. - Author: Richard Gere
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#70. Things come out of nowhere, and you start evaluating the director, the cast, and all those other things going into it. - Author: Richard Gere
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#71. The Dalai Lama said that he thinks mother's love is the best symbol for love and compassion, because it is totally disinterested. - Author: Richard Gere
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#72. Food is the only beautiful thing that truly nourishes. - Author: Richard Gere
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#73. I have a lot of beautiful friends. - Author: Richard Gere
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#74. I haven't worked with people who are jealous or competitive. That's a particularly deadly attitude to have when you're working on a film. - Author: Richard Gere
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#75. Sharon Stone. She is one of the most dedicated people I know, but also highly unedited. - Author: Richard Gere
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#76. The idea that you're completing someone else in a marriage to me is death. That to me is a false start and most of us are usually taught that ... you've got to stand on your own. Then you can build something extraordinary. - Author: Richard Gere
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#77. Anything that's expanding the mind and heart is happiness. But it's not a goal. - Author: Richard Gere
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#78. I've had an interesting life. - Author: Richard Gere
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#79. 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. - Author: Richard Gere
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#80. Certainly there have been better actors than me who have had no careers. Why? I don't know. - Author: Richard Gere
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#81. I find that you can use an acting technique when the thing isn't working, not that you make the technique the end result of your work. You use the technique when you're in trouble and things aren't flowing the way they should. It's a way of fooling yourself to make it work again. - Author: Richard Gere
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#82. We've had too many World AIDS Days. - Author: Richard Gere
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#83. I have to admit, a manicured look works for me. - Author: Richard Gere
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#84. Julia [Roberts]. She's got two kids and animals, and I think she's a night nibbler. There'd be crumbs everywhere. - Author: Richard Gere
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#85. It's rare that a good writer will sit down and write a good script. Writers are greedy too, and they don't want to work without getting paid. But quality will find its way out. - Author: Richard Gere
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#86. Even in comedies, you've got to feel safe for things to just happen in a way that is natural and free, and recognizable as human. - Author: Richard Gere
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#87. In the process of developing a character, you do, in fact, start to take him on as a personality. - Author: Richard Gere
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#88. People don't understand what happiness is, so they have an idea of what will make them happy, but it never does. - Author: Richard Gere
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#89. I honestly do not think about celebrity or image or sexual expectations on me. It only comes up when people have a list of questions. But what I am told is that there is a quality that I have onscreen, where it's a little bit of everything. - Author: Richard Gere
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#90. When someone has a strong intuitive connection, Buddhism suggests that it's because of karma, some past connection. - Author: Richard Gere
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#91. I don't think that bravery is about skin. Bravery is about a willingness to show emotional need. - Author: Richard Gere
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#92. The secret of my success is my hairspray. - Author: Richard Gere
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#93. 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. - Author: Richard Gere
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#94. I've lived in New York when I've had nothing, and I've lived in New York when I had money, and New York changes radically depending on how much money you have. It's the texture of life. - Author: Richard Gere
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#95. If you have a built-in level of respect and trust and openness to essentially be yourself, it allows for a deeper uncensored communication [with your partner]. - Author: Richard Gere
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#96. Arabs are a burden on the world and should be annihilated. - Author: Richard Gere
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#97. Always walk towards open doors. And if they slam shut in your face, kick that sucker in and keep going. - Author: Richard Gere
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#98. To read your own mind is to look at your self and read your soul. Hatred becomes love and that is the path I am working on - Author: Richard Gere
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#99. Meditation is such a more substantial reality than what we normally take to be reality. - Author: Richard Gere
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#100. Mindfulness is a quality that's always there. It's an illusion that there's a meditation and post-meditation period, which I always find amusing, because you're either mindful or you're not. - Author: Richard Gere
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