90 Forrest Gump Quotes to Fill Your Soul With Wisdom

1. “Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you’re going to get.” – Forrest Gump
2. “Momma always said dying was a part of life. I sure wish it wasn’t.” – Forrest Gump
3. “My Momma says that stupid is as stupid does.” – Forrest Gump
4. “What’s normal anyways?” – Mrs. Gump
5. “I don’t know if we each have a destiny, or if we’re all just floating around accidentally—like on a breeze. But I think, maybe it’s both. Maybe both are happening at the same time.” – Forrest Gump
6. “When I got tired, I slept. When I got hungry, I ate. When I had to go, you know, I went.” – Forrest Gump
7. “I miss you Jenny. If there’s anything you need. I won’t be far away.” – Forrest Gump
8. “That day, for no particular reason, I decided to go for a little run.” – Forrest Gump
9. “My Momma says they were shoes. They could take me anywhere.” – Forrest Gump
10. “Run, Forrest, run!” – Jenny Curran
11. “Momma always had a way of explaining things so I could understand them.” – Forrest Gump
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12. “He may be the stupidest son of a bitch, but damn, he sure is fast!” – Coach Bryant
13. “The answer, my friend, is blowin’ in the wind. The answer is blowin’ in the wind.” – Jenny Curran
14. “Do you ever dream, Forrest, about who you’re gonna be?” – Jenny Curran
15. “That’s about all I got to say about that.” – Forrest Gump
16. “I’m sorry I had to fight in the middle of your Black Panther party.” – Forrest Gump
17. “Well, we’re all different, Mr. Hancock.” – Mrs. Gump
18. “You did good, Momma.” – Forrest Gump
19. “What’s my destiny, Momma?” – Forrest Gump
20. “I’m not a smart man, but I know what love is.” – Forrest Gump
21. “Forrest, I never thanked you for saving my life.” – Lt. Dan Taylor
22. “You can’t be doing this, Forrest. You can’t keep trying to rescue me all the time.” – Jenny Curran
23. “I just wanted to tell you I love you. I’ll be right here when you get back.” – Forrest Gump
24. “We was like peas and carrots, Jenny and I.” – Forrest Gump
25. “There’s an awful lot you can tell about a person by their shoes.” – Forrest Gump
26. “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
27. “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
28. “I’d always let her know that I was okay. Then I’d sign each letter, ‘Love, Forrest Gump.’” – Forrest Gump
29. “You know, it’s funny what a young man recollects. ‘Cause 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 picnic. But I do remember the first time I heard the sweetest voice in the wide world.” – Forrest Gump
30. “Well, now we ain’t strangers anymore.” – Dorothy Harris
31. “Will you marry me? I’d make a good husband, Jenny.” – Forrest Gump
32. “Mama said not to be taking rides with strangers.” – Forrest Gump
33. “I wish I could’ve been there with you.” – Jenny Curran
34. “You could come home with me, to my house in Greenbow—you and Little Forrest. If you’re sick, I’ll take care of you.” – Forrest Gump
35. “I had never seen anything so beautiful in my life. She was like an angel.” – Forrest Gump
36. “You know why we’re a good partnership, Forrest? ‘Cause we are watching out for one another—like brothers and stuff.” – Bubba Blue
37. “I’m gonna lean up against you, and you just lean right back against me.” – Bubba Blue
38. “I will miss you, Forrest.” – Mrs. Gump
39. “All right, Forrest. You can open your eyes now. Let’s take a little walk around.” – Doctor
40. “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 going somewhere, I was runnin’!” – Forrest Gump
41. “Do you think I could fly off this bridge, Forrest?” – Jenny Curran
42. “I didn’t know that we were supposed to be lookin’ for him, sir.” – Forrest Gump
43. “You are a goddamn genius, Gump!” – Drill Sergeant
44. “Dear God, make me a bird. So I could fly far—far, far away from here.” – Jenny Curran
45. “You have to do the best with what God gave you.” – Mrs. Gump
46. “There’s only so much fortune a man really needs, and the rest is just for showing off.” – Forrest Gump
47. “You’ve got to put the past behind you, before you can move on.” – Forrest Gump
48. “Always be able to look back and say, ‘At least I didn’t lead a humdrum life.’” – Forrest Gump
49. “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
50. “I’m pretty tired. I think I’ll go home now.” – Forrest Gump
51. “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
52. “I ran for 3 years, 2 months, 14 days, and 16 hours.” – Forrest Gump
53. “My legs are just fine and dandy.” – Forrest Gump
54. “Her dream had come true. She was a folk singer.” – Forrest Gump
55. “Have you ever given any thought to your future, son?” – Recruitment Officer
56. “We were always taking long walks, and we were looking for a guy named ‘Charlie.’” – Forrest Gump
57. “Oh, now, don’t you be afraid, sweetheart. Dying is just a part of life. It’s something we’re all destined to do.” – Mrs. Gump
58. “I didn’t know it, but I was destined to be your Momma. I did the best I could.” – Mrs. Gump
59. “Well, I happen to believe you make your own destiny.” – Mrs. Gump
60. “It wasn’t always fun. Lieutenant Dan was always gettin’ these funny feelings, about Iraq, or the trail, or the road. So he’d tell us to, ‘Get down! Shut up!’” – Forrest Gump
61. “Have you found Jesus yet, Gump?” – Lt. Dan Taylor
62. “He never actually said so, but I think he made his peace with God.” – Forrest Gump
63. “Hello. My name is Forrest. Forrest Gump.” – Forrest Gump
64. “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
65. “Gump! What’s your sole purpose in this army?” – Drill Sergeant
66. “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
67. “Nobody gives a hunky shit who you are, puss ball. You’re not even a low life-scum-sucking, maggot. Get your ass on the bus, you’re in the army now!” – Army Recruiter
68. “Remember what I told you, Forrest. You’re the same as everybody else. Do you hear what I said, Forrest? You’re the same as everybody else. You are no different.” – Mrs. Gump
69. “The world will never be the same once you’ve seen it through the eyes of Forrest Gump.” – Forrest Gump
70. “Sometimes, I guess there just aren’t enough rocks.” – Forrest Gump
71. “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
72. “Some people don’t think miracles happen. Well, they do.” – Forrest Gump
73. “But you ain’t got no legs, Lieutenant Dan.” – Forrest Gump
74. “One day it started raining, and it didn’t quit for four months. We’ve 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
75. “Listen, you promise me something, okay? Just if you’re ever in trouble, don’t be brave. You just run, okay? Just run away.” – Jenny Curran
76. “God can hear my prayers, so I pray.” – Forrest Gump
77. “Don’t ever let anybody tell you they’re better than you.” – Mrs. Gump
78. “You’re gonna have to figure that out for yourself.” – Mrs. Gump
79. “You do your very best now, Forrest.” – Mrs. Gump
80. “Where are you boys from in the world?” – Lt. Dan Taylor
81. “He said God is listening and if I found Jesus, I’d get to walk beside him in the kingdom of Heaven.” – Lt. Dan Taylor
82. “God is listening? What a crock of shit.” – Lt. Dan Taylor
83. “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
84. “In the land of China, people hardly got nothing at all.” – Forrest Gump
85. “In China, they never go to church.” – Forrest Gump
86. “Vacation’s when you go somewhere, and don’t ever come back.” – Mrs. Gump
87. “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 fifteen Dr. Peppers.” – Forrest Gump