30 Classic and Funny Forest Gump Quotes

20 Classic and Funny Forest Gump Quotes

Many people find the Forest Gump quotes in the movie fascinating. The movie Forest Gump is a 1994 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Robert Zemeckis and written by John Guare. The film stars Tom Hanks as Forrest Gump, alongside Robin Wright Penn as his wife Jenny, Albert Finney as his father George, and Shirley MacLaine as his mother Vivian.

It also features Tim Curry, Gary Sinise, and Bill Murray in supporting roles. The film was released by Universal Pictures, and grossed $680 million at the box office worldwide, becoming the highest-grossing film of 1994. It won four Academy Awards: Best Picture, Best Actor (for Hanks), Best Supporting Actress (for Penn), and Best Adapted Screenplay. In addition, it received nominations for Best Director and Best Original Score. It is one of the most commercially successful films of all time, as well as the highest-grossing film based on a novel.

The main character has one of the most memorable and fascinating quotes that made the movie more likable. Here are 35 inspiring Forest Gump quotes. 

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 Philosophical- Forest Gump quotes

  1. “Stupid is as stupid does.” – Forest Gump
  2. “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.” – Forest Gump
  3. “Anyway, like I was sayin’, shrimp is the fruit of the sea. You can barbecue it, boil it, broil it, bake it, saute 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
  4. “You have to do the best with what God gave you.” – Forest Gump
  5.  “There’s an awful lot you can tell about a person by their shoes.” – Forest Gump
  6. “There’s only so much fortune a man really needs, and the rest is just for showin’ off.” – Forest Gump quotes 
  7. “Miracles happen every day. Some people don’t think so, but they do.” – Forest Gump quotes
  8. “You’ve got to put the past behind you before you can move on.” – Forest Gump quotes
  9.  “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 drunk me fifteen Dr. Peppers.” – Forest Gump
  10.   “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.” – Forest Gump
  11. “What’s normal anyway?” –Forest Gump
  12. “If there’s anything you need, I won’t be far away.” – Forest Gump
  13. “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’!” – Forest Gump
  14. “Dear God, make me a bird. So I could fly far. Far far away from here.” – Jenny Curran
  15.  “Always be able to look back and say, at least I didn’t lead no humdrum life.” – Forrest Gump
  16. “Don’t ever let anybody tell you they’re better than you.” – Mrs.Gump
  17. “I’m not the smart man. But I know what love is.” – Forest Gump

People and Family- Forest Gump quotes

  1. “My name’s Forrest Gump. People call me Forrest Gump.” – Forest Gump quotes
  2. “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
  3.  “I and Jenny goes together like peas and carrots.” – Forest Gump
  4.  “Why don’t you love me, Jenny? I may not be a smart man, but I know what love is.” – Forest Gump quotes
  5. “Bubba was my best good friend, and even I know that ain’t something you can find just around the corner.” – Forest Gump quotes
  6. “Me and Jenny goes together like peas and carrots.” – Forest Gump

‘My Mama’- Forest Gump quotes

  1. “My mama always said, Life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.” –Forest Gump quotes
  2. “My Mama always said, you’ve got to put the past behind you before you can move on.” – Forest Gump quotes
  3. “Mama always said, dying was a part of life. I sure wish it wasn’t.” – Forest Gump quotes
  4.  “Mama always had a way of explaining things so I could understand them.”- Forest Gump quotes  
  5.  “Mama says they was my magic shoes. They could take me anywhere.” – Forrest Gump
  6. “Now, mama said there’s only so much fortune a man really needs… and the rest is just for showing off.” – Forest Gump
  7. “My mama always told me that miracles happen every day. Some people don’t think so, but they do.” – Forest Gump

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