“I am definitely a goofy actor guy. That’s not a problem for me”

Richard Gere: Older And Wiser

While on CBS discussing the AARP and AIDS in India, Gere had this to say:

“You and I are not separate. The Iraqis and us are not separate. Even Saddam Hussein and us, we are not separate. We’re all in this together, all deeply connected.

“And we can start bridging that divide. The primitive ignorant divide of that, then wars go away. All wars go away.”

Besides his commitment to social change, there is another force shaping Gear’s life: Maturity.

That’s not the word I’d choose.

At least he isn’t totally cracked. When asked if people should listen to him, he answered:


How’s that for cherry-picking a quote? (via FR)