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99 ‘Forrest Gump’ Quotes Worth Remembering (CLASSIC)

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My mama always said, 'Life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get.' - Forrest Gump
My mama always said, ‘Life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.’ – Forrest Gump
There’s an awful lot you can tell about a person by their shoes. - Forrest Gump
There’s an awful lot you can tell about a person by their shoes. – Forrest Gump
Miracles happen every day. Some people don’t think so, but they do. - Forrest Gump
Miracles happen every day. Some people don’t think so, but they do. – Forrest Gump
You have to do the best with what God gave you. - Mrs. Gump
You have to do the best with what God gave you. – Mrs. Gump
Now, mama said there’s only so much fortune a man really needs… and the rest is just for showing off. - Forrest Gump
Now, mama said there’s only so much fortune a man really needs… and the rest is just for showing off. – Forrest Gump
I don’t know if we each have a destiny, or if we’re all just floating around accidental-like on a breeze. But I, I think maybe it’s both. - Forrest Gump
I don’t know if we each have a destiny, or if we’re all just floating around accidental-like on a breeze. But I, I think maybe it’s both. – Forrest Gump
Mama always said, dying was a part of life. I sure wish it wasn't. - Forrest Gump
Mama always said, dying was a part of life. I sure wish it wasn’t. – Forrest Gump
Stupid is as stupid does. - Forrest Gump
Stupid is as stupid does. – Forrest Gump
What’s normal anyways - Mrs. Gump
What’s normal anyways? – Mrs. Gump
Run, Forrest! Run! - Jenny Curran
Run, Forrest! Run! – Jenny Curran

6 Inspirational ‘Forrest Gump’ Quotes About Life

“Let me say this: being an idiot is no box of chocolates. People laugh, lose patience, treat you shabby. Now they say folks supposed to be kind to the afflicted, but let me tell you this – it ain’t always that way. Even so, I got no complaints, cause I reckon I done live a pretty interesting life, so to speak.”

Forrest Gump
My Mama always said you've got to put the past behind you before you can move on. - Forrest Gump
My Mama always said you’ve got to put the past behind you before you can move on. – Forrest Gump
Always be able to look back and say, at least I didn’t lead no humdrum life. - Forrest Gump
Always be able to look back and say, at least I didn’t lead no humdrum life. – Forrest Gump
God can hear my prayers, so I pray. - Forrest Gump
God can hear my prayers, so I pray. – Forrest Gump
Don’t ever let anybody tell you they’re better than you. - Mrs. Gump
Don’t ever let anybody tell you they’re better than you. – Mrs. Gump
Well, we’re all different. - Mrs. Gump
Well, we’re all different. – Mrs. Gump

10 ‘Forrest Gump’ Quotes About Love

“We walked around all night: just Jenny and me. Just talking, she told me all the traveling she’d done, how she discovered ways to “expand her mind and live in harmony,” which must be out west or somewhere because she made it out to California. It was a very special night for the two of us. I didn’t want it to end.”

Forrest Gump
Me and Jenny goes together like peas and carrots. - Forrest Gump
Me and Jenny goes together like peas and carrots. – Forrest Gump
I'm not a smart man but I know what love is. - Forrest Gump
I’m not a smart man but I know what love is. – Forrest Gump
You can't keep trying to rescue me all the time. - Jenny Curran
You can’t keep trying to rescue me all the time. – Jenny Curran
I’d always let her know that I was OK. Then I’d sign each letter, Love, Forrest Gump.. - Forrest Gump
I’d always let her know that I was OK. Then I’d sign each letter, “Love, Forrest Gump.”. – Forrest Gump
Will you marry me I’d make a good husband, Jenny. - Forrest Gump
Will you marry me? I’d make a good husband, Jenny. – Forrest Gump
I just wanted to tell you I love you. I’ll be right here when you get back. - Forrest Gump
I just wanted to tell you I love you. I’ll be right here when you get back. – Forrest Gump
You could come home with me, to my house in Greenbow, Jenny. I'll take care of you if you're sick. - Forrest Gump
You could come home with me, to my house in Greenbow, Jenny. I’ll take care of you if you’re sick. – Forrest Gump
I had never seen anything so beautiful in my life. She was like an angel. - Forrest Gump
I had never seen anything so beautiful in my life. She was like an angel. – Forrest Gump
You don't wanna marry me. - Jenny Curran
You don’t wanna marry me. – Jenny Curran

7 ‘Forrest Gump’ Quotes About Family and Friendship

“Bubba was my best good friend. And even I know that ain’t something you can find just around the corner. Bubba was going to be a shrimping boat captain, but instead, he died right there by that river in Vietnam.”

Forrest Gump
If you do not like my family and friends, I do not want to hear anything about it. They may mean nothing to you, but they mean everything to me. - Forrest Gump
If you do not like my family and friends, I do not want to hear anything about it. They may mean nothing to you, but they mean everything to me. – Forrest Gump
I’m gonna lean up against you, and you just lean right back against me. - Bubba Blue
I’m gonna lean up against you, and you just lean right back against me. – Bubba Blue

“Anyway I guess you can say me and momma was on our own, but we didn’t mind our house was never empty: there was always folks coming and going sometimes we had so many people staying with us that every room was filled with travelers folks living out of their suit cases and hat cases and sample cases one time a handsome young man was staying with us he had himself a guitar case.”

Forrest Gump
You know why we’re a good partnership, Forrest Cause we are watching out for one another like brothers and stuff. - Bubba Blue
You know why we’re a good partnership, Forrest? Cause we are watching out for one another like brothers and stuff. – Bubba Blue
You did good, Momma. - Forrest Gump
You did good, Momma. – Forrest Gump
Come on people now. The smile on your brother. Everybody get together, try to love one another right now. - Forrest Gump
Come on people now. The smile on your brother. Everybody get together, try to love one another right now. – Forrest Gump

2 ‘Forrest Gump’ Quotes About Destiny

Well, I happen to believe you make your own destiny. - Mrs. Gump
Well, I happen to believe you make your own destiny. – Mrs. Gump
What's my destiny, Mama - Forrest Gump
What’s my destiny, Mama? – Forrest Gump

4 ‘Forrest Gump’ Quotes About Running

“That day, for no particular reason, I decided to go for a little run. So I ran to the end of the road. And when I got there, I thought maybe I’d run to the end of town. And when I got there, I thought maybe I’d just run across Greenbow County. And I figured, since I run this far, maybe I’d just run across the great state of Alabama. And that’s what I did. I ran clear across Alabama. For no particular reason I just kept on going. I ran clear to the ocean. And when I got there, I figured, since I’d gone this far, I might as well turn around, just keep on going. When I got to another ocean, I figured, since I’d gone this far, I might as well just turn back, keep right on going.”

Forrest Gump
Now you wouldn’t believe me if I told you, but I could run like the wind blows. From that day on, if I was goin’ somewhere, I was runnin’! - Forrest Gump
Now you wouldn’t believe me if I told you, but I could run like the wind blows. From that day on, if I was goin’ somewhere, I was runnin’! – Forrest Gump
Listen, you promise me something, OK Just if you're ever in trouble, don't be brave. You just run, OK Just run away. - Jenny Curran
Listen, you promise me something, OK? Just if you’re ever in trouble, don’t be brave. You just run, OK? Just run away. – Jenny Curran
I had run for 3 years, 2 months, 14 days and 16 hours. - Forrest Gump
I had run for 3 years, 2 months, 14 days and 16 hours. – Forrest Gump

7 ‘Forrest Gump’ Quotes on Military

“Now I don’t know much about anything. But I met some of America’s best young men who served in this war. There was Dallas, from Phoenix; Cleveland – he was from Detroit; and Tex… well, I don’t remember where Tex come from.”

Forrest Gump
They said it was a million dollar wound, but the army must keep that money. - Forrest Gump
They said it was a million dollar wound, but the army must keep that money. – Forrest Gump
He was from a long great military tradition. Somebody from his family had fought and died in every single American war. I guess you could say he had a lot to live up to. - Forrest Gump
He was from a long great military tradition. Somebody from his family had fought and died in every single American war. I guess you could say he had a lot to live up to. – Forrest Gump
The one thing I remember from Fort Benning is that they didn’t seem to be nobody much smarter than I was, which was certainly a relief. - Forrest Gump
The one thing I remember from Fort Benning is that they didn’t seem to be nobody much smarter than I was, which was certainly a relief. – Forrest Gump
The Army was really easy. You just have to stand up straight, make your bed real neat, and always answer every question with, ‘Yes, Drill Sergeant!’. - Forrest Gump
The Army was really easy. You just have to stand up straight, make your bed real neat, and always answer every question with, ‘Yes, Drill Sergeant!’. – Forrest Gump
The fact that I was too dumb to play college football did not seem to impress the United States Army none. - Forrest Gump
The fact that I was too dumb to play college football did not seem to impress the United States Army none. – Forrest Gump
Lieutenant Dan got me invested in some kind of Fruit Company. - Forrest Gump
Lieutenant Dan got me invested in some kind of Fruit Company. – Forrest Gump

3 ‘Forrest Gump’ Quotes About China

When I was in China on the All-American ping pong team, I just loved playing ping-pong with my flexolite ping pong paddle. - Forrest Gump
When I was in China on the All-American ping pong team, I just loved playing ping-pong with my flexolite ping pong paddle. – Forrest Gump
And in China they never go to church. - Forrest Gump
And in China they never go to church. – Forrest Gump
In the land of China, people hardly got nothing at all. - Forrest Gump
In the land of China, people hardly got nothing at all. – Forrest Gump

27 Forrest Gump Quotes in the Movie (TOM HANKS)

“One day it started raining, and it didn’t quit for four months. We been through every kind of rain there is. Little bitty stingin’ rain… and big ol’ fat rain. Rain that flew in sideways. And sometimes rain even seemed to come straight up from underneath. Shoot, it even rained at night…”

Forrest Gump
Mama always had a way of explaining things so I could understand them. - Forrest Gump
Mama always had a way of explaining things so I could understand them. – Forrest Gump

“I don’t remember being born, I don’t recall what I got for my first Christmas, and I don’t know when I went on my first outdoor picnic. But I do remember the first time I heard the sweetest voice in the wide world.”

Forrest Gump
The best thing about visiting the President is the food! Now, since it was all free, and I wasn't hungry but thirsty, I must've drank me fifteen Dr. Peppers. - Forrest Gump
The best thing about visiting the President is the food! Now, since it was all free, and I wasn’t hungry but thirsty, I must’ve drank me fifteen Dr. Peppers. – Forrest Gump
Aren't I going to be me - Forrest Gump
Aren’t I going to be me? – Forrest Gump

“It was so clear, Jenny. It looked like there were two skies one on top of the other. And then in the desert, when the sun comes up, I couldn’t tell where heaven stopped and earth began. It was beautiful.”

Forrest Gump
If there’s anything you need, I won’t be far away. - Forrest Gump
If there’s anything you need, I won’t be far away. – Forrest Gump
Mama says they was my magic shoes. They could take me anywhere. - Forrest Gump
Mama says they was my magic shoes. They could take me anywhere. – Forrest Gump
My name’s Forrest Gump. People call me Forrest Gump. - Forrest Gump
My name’s Forrest Gump. People call me Forrest Gump. – Forrest Gump

“But let me tell you this: sometimes at night when I look up at the stars and see the whole sky just laid out there, don’t you think I ain’t remembering it all. I still got dreams like anybody else, and ever so often, I am thinking about how things might have been. And then, all of a sudden, I’m forty, fifty, sixty years old, you know?”

Forrest Gump
When I got tired, I slept. When I got hungry, I ate. When I had to go, you know, I went. - Forrest Gump
When I got tired, I slept. When I got hungry, I ate. When I had to go, you know, I went. – Forrest Gump
Sometimes, I guess there just aren’t enough rocks. - Forrest Gump
Sometimes, I guess there just aren’t enough rocks. – Forrest Gump

“All my own life, I ain’t understood anything about what was going on. A thing just happens, then something else happens, then something else, and so on, and half the time nothing making any sense.”

Forrest Gump
I’d never named a boat before, but there was only one I could think of, the most beautiful name in the wide world. - Forrest Gump
I’d never named a boat before, but there was only one I could think of, the most beautiful name in the wide world. – Forrest Gump
You died on a Saturday morning. And I had you placed here under our tree. And I had that house of your father's bulldozed to the ground. - Forrest Gump
You died on a Saturday morning. And I had you placed here under our tree. And I had that house of your father’s bulldozed to the ground. – Forrest Gump

“Bubba then grabbed and hold of my leg and his eyes got all cloudy and that terrible pink sky seem to drain all the color in his face. He was trying to say something, and so I bent over real close to hear what it was. But I never could make it out. Bubba, he died, and that’s all I got to say about that.”

Forrest Gump
He never actually said so, but I think he made his peace with God. - Forrest Gump
He never actually said so, but I think he made his peace with God. – Forrest Gump
Well, so what I may be an idiot, but most of the time, anyway, I tried to do the right thing – a dream is just dreams, aren’t they - Forrest Gump
Well, so what? I may be an idiot, but most of the time, anyway, I tried to do the right thing – a dream is just dreams, aren’t they? – Forrest Gump
Then it felt like somethin' that had just jumped up and bit me. - Forrest Gump
Then it felt like somethin’ that had just jumped up and bit me. – Forrest Gump
I’m pretty tired. I think I’ll go home now. - Forrest Gump
I’m pretty tired. I think I’ll go home now. – Forrest Gump
Her dream had come true. She was a folk singer. - Forrest Gump
Her dream had come true. She was a folk singer. – Forrest Gump
Mama read it and began pulling her hair and weeping and praising the Lord, cause it says I am 'Temporarily Deferred' on account of I am a numbnuts. - Forrest Gump
Mama read it and began pulling her hair and weeping and praising the Lord, cause it says I am ‘Temporarily Deferred’ on account of I am a numbnuts. – Forrest Gump
We were always taking long walks, and we was always looking for a guy named Charlie. - Forrest Gump
We were always taking long walks, and we was always looking for a guy named Charlie. – Forrest Gump
I got to tell you, that if it weren't for that harmonica music, I might have just packed up and gone home, but it made me feel so good, I can hardly describe it. - Forrest Gump
I got to tell you, that if it weren’t for that harmonica music, I might have just packed up and gone home, but it made me feel so good, I can hardly describe it. – Forrest Gump
I’m sorry I had to fight in the middle of your Black Panther party. - Forrest Gump
I’m sorry I had to fight in the middle of your Black Panther party. – Forrest Gump
It was the happiest moment of my life. - Forrest Gump
It was the happiest moment of my life. – Forrest Gump
I got it just by doing what you told me to do. - Forrest Gump
I got it just by doing what you told me to do. – Forrest Gump

5 Jenny Curran Quotes in ‘Forrest Gump’

Dear God, make me a bird. So I could fly far. Far far away from here. - Jenny Curran
Dear God, make me a bird. So I could fly far. Far far away from here. – Jenny Curran
You can sit here if you want. - Jenny Curran
You can sit here if you want. – Jenny Curran
The answer, my friend, is blowin’ in the wind. The answer is blowin’ in the wind. - Jenny Curran
The answer, my friend, is blowin’ in the wind. The answer is blowin’ in the wind. – Jenny Curran
I wish I could’ve been there with you. - Jenny Curran
I wish I could’ve been there with you. – Jenny Curran
Do you think I could fly off this bridge, Forrest - Jenny Curran
Do you think I could fly off this bridge, Forrest? – Jenny Curran

3 Mrs. Gump Quotes in ‘Forrest Gump’

I didn’t know it, but I was destined to be your Momma. I did the best I could. - Mrs. Gump
I didn’t know it, but I was destined to be your Momma. I did the best I could. – Mrs. Gump
I will miss you, Forrest. - Mrs. Gump
I will miss you, Forrest. – Mrs. Gump
Vacation’s when you go somewhere, and don’t ever come back. - Mrs. Gump
Vacation’s when you go somewhere, and don’t ever come back. – Mrs. Gump

7 Lieutenant Daniel Taylor Quotes in ‘Forrest Gump’

“Well, I’ll tell you, Forrest, all of these laws are not especially pleasing to us. But there are laws nonetheless. Like when a tiger pounces on a monkey in the jungle – bad for the monkey but good for the tiger. That is just the way it is.”

Lieutenant Daniel Taylor
There are two standing rules in this outfit. One, take care of your feet. Two, don’t go do something stupid like getting yourself killed! - Lieutenant Daniel Taylor
There are two standing rules in this outfit. One, take care of your feet. Two, don’t go do something stupid like getting yourself killed! – Lieutenant Daniel Taylor
I never thanked you for saving my life. - Lieutenant Daniel Taylor
I never thanked you for saving my life. – Lieutenant Daniel Taylor
I have suffered a loss, Forrest, far greater than my legs. It's my spirit, my soul. There is only a blank there now – medals where my soul used to be. - Lieutenant Daniel Taylor
I have suffered a loss, Forrest, far greater than my legs. It’s my spirit, my soul. There is only a blank there now – medals where my soul used to be. – Lieutenant Daniel Taylor
God is listening What a crock of sh. - Lieutenant Daniel Taylor
God is listening? What a crock of sh**. – Lieutenant Daniel Taylor
He said God is listening and if I found Jesus, I’d get to walk beside him in the kingdom of Heaven. - Lieutenant Daniel Taylor
He said God is listening and if I found Jesus, I’d get to walk beside him in the kingdom of Heaven. – Lieutenant Daniel Taylor
Where are you boys from in the world - Lieutenant Daniel Taylor
Where are you boys from in the world? – Lieutenant Daniel Taylor

2 Bubba Blue Quotes in ‘Forrest Gump’

“Anyway, like I was sayin’, shrimp is the fruit of the sea. You can barbecue it, boil it, broil it, bake it, sauté it. There’s shrimp-kabobs, shrimp creole, shrimp gumbo. Pan fried, deep fried, stir-fried. There’s pineapple shrimp, lemon shrimp, coconut shrimp, pepper shrimp, shrimp soup, shrimp stew, shrimp salad, shrimp and potatoes, shrimp burger, shrimp sandwich. That, that’s about it.”

Bubba Blue
My given name is Benjamin Buford Blue, but people call me Bubba. Just like one of them ol’ redneck boys. Can you believe that - Bubba Blue
My given name is Benjamin Buford Blue, but people call me Bubba. Just like one of them ol’ redneck boys. Can you believe that? – Bubba Blue

2 Recruitment Officer Quotes in ‘Forrest Gump’

Nobody gives a thing who you are, fuzzball! You're in the Army now! - Recruit Officer
Nobody gives a thing who you are, fuzzball! You’re in the Army now! – Recruit Officer
Have you ever given any thought to your future, son - Recruitment Officer
Have you ever given any thought to your future, son? – Recruitment Officer

4 ‘Forrest Gump’ Quotes That Will Make You Think

But you ain't got no legs, Lieutenant Dan. - Forrest Gump
But you ain’t got no legs, Lieutenant Dan. – Forrest Gump
That’s the most outstanding answer I’ve ever heard. You must have a goddamn I.Q. of a hundred and sixty. You are goddamn gifted, Private Gump. - Drill Sergeant
That’s the most outstanding answer I’ve ever heard. You must have a goddamn I.Q. of a hundred and sixty. You are goddamn gifted, Private Gump. – Drill Sergeant
Well, now we ain’t strangers anymore. - Dorothy Harris
Well, now we ain’t strangers anymore. – Dorothy Harris
All right, Forrest. You can open your eyes now. Let’s take a little walk around. - Doctor
All right, Forrest. You can open your eyes now. Let’s take a little walk around. – Doctor

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