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Forrest Gump Movie Quotes

Best Forrest Gump quotes, ranked by fans. This list of great movie quotes from Forrest Gump collects all of the most famous lines from the film in one place, allowing you to pick the top quotes and move them up the list. Quotations from movies are repeated all the time in other movies, on television, in speeches and in day-to-day life, so having a good knowledge of good movie quotes (and having resources useful to search movie quotes) have become essential. This list includes all the best Forrest Gump lines and moments, just as they appeared in the actual movie script. Whether they are funny quotes, sad quotes, quotes about love or death, all the most famous Forrest Gump quotes are here.

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    Life is Like a Box of Chocolates


    Forrest Gump: My momma always said, "Life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get."

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    Put The Past Behind

    Forrest Gump: My Mama always said you've got to put the past behind you before you can move on.

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    I Just Do It

    Forrest Gump: When I got tired, I slept. When I got hungry, I ate. When I had to go, you know, I went.
    Elderly Southern Woman on Park Bench: And so, you just ran?
    Forrest Gump: Yeah.

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    Dying Was a Part of Life

    Forrest Gump: Mama always said, dying was a part of life. I sure wish it wasn't.

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    My First

    Forrest Gump: You know it's funny what a young man recollects? 'Cause I don't remember bein' 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.

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    Mrs. Gump: Remember what I told you, Forrest. You're no different than anybody else is. Did you hear what I said, Forrest? You're the same as everybody else. You are no different.
    principal: Your boy's... different, Miz Gump. His IQ's 75.
    Mrs. Gump: Well, we're all different, Mr. hancock. There must be something that can be done?
    principal: Is there a Mr. Gump, Miz Gump?
    Mrs. Gump: He's on vacation.

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    Dear God, Make Me a Bird


    Young Jenny Curran: Dear God, make me a bird. So I could fly far. Far far away from here.

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    A Lot to Leave 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.

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    Yes, Drill Sergeant

    Drill Sergeant: Gump! What's your sole purpose in this army?
    Forrest Gump: To do whatever you tell me, drill sergeant!
    Drill Sergeant: God damn it, Gump! You're a god damn genius! This is the most outstanding answer I have ever heard. You must have a goddamn I.Q. of 160. You are goddamn gifted, Private Gump. Listen up, people...
    Forrest Gump: Now for some reason I fit in the army like one of them round pegs. It's not really hard. You just make your bed real neat and remember to stand up straight and always answer every question with "Yes, drill sergeant."
    Drill Sergeant: ...Is that clear?
    Forrest Gump: Yes, drill sergeant!

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    New Record

    Forrest Gump: DONE, DRILL SERGEANT!
    Drill Sergeant: GUUUUUUMP! Why did you put that weapon together so quickly, Gump?
    Forrest Gump: You told me to, Drill Sergeant?
    Drill Sergeant: Jesus H. Christ!
    Drill Sergeant: This is a new company record! If it wouldn't be such a waste of a damn-fine enlisted man I'd recommend you for OCS! You are gonna be a general someday, Gump, now disassemble your weapon and continue!

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    Too Much Rain

    Forrest Gump: 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...

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    All About Shrimp


    Bubba: Anyway, like I was sayin', shrimp is the fruit of the sea. You can barbecue it, boil it, broil it, bake it, saute it. Dey's uh, 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.

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    Just Do the Best

    Mrs. Gump: You have to do the best with what God gave you.

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    Will You Marry Me


    Forrest Gump: Will you marry me?
    Forrest Gump: I'd make a good husband, Jenny.
    Jenny Curran: You would, Forrest.
    Forrest Gump: ...But you won't marry me.
    Jenny Curran:. You don't wanna marry me.
    Forrest Gump: Why don't you love me, Jenny?
    Forrest Gump: I'm not a smart man... but I know what love is

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    What's My Destiny

    Forrest Gump: What's my destiny, Mama?
    Mrs. Gump: You're gonna have to figure that out for yourself.

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