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24 quotations by Richard Gere

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

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

QuoteWhen 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.Quote

QuoteWhat we all have in common is an appreciation of kindness and compassion; all the religions have this. We all lean towards love.Quote

QuoteWestern Buddhists in many ways are much serious Buddhists than Tibetans are.Quote

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

QuoteThe secret of my success is my hairspray.Quote

QuoteThe Dalai Lama said that he thinks mother's love is the best symbol for love and compassion, because it is totally disinterested.Quote

QuoteMy first encounter with Buddhist dharma would be in my early 20s. Like most young men, I was not particularly happy.Quote

QuoteMaybe 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.Quote

QuoteIn saving Tibet, you save the possibility that we are all brothers, sisters.Quote

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

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

QuoteI'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.Quote

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

QuoteI don't think that bravery is about skin. Bravery is about a willingness to show emotional need.Quote

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

QuoteI cry every chance I get.Quote

QuoteI 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.Quote

QuoteEveryone responds to kindness.Quote

QuoteEven 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.Quote

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

QuoteBillions of people don't practice a religion at all.Quote

QuoteAll of our energy should be in sacrifice and services. Suffering, at least.Quote