Forrest Gump Quotes : 17 Awesome Things To Remember

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Forrest Gump” was released in 1994, starring Tom Hanks. It’s been more than 20 years Forrest Gump came into our lives and won everyone’s heart with his innocence. It’s a story about different life phases of  Forrest Gump (Played by Tom Hanks) who is mentally slow to grasp things but has kind heart and exceptional  ability to run. As life goes on, he plays pivotal role in defining events of 20th century starting from star football player, Vietnam war hero, playing Ping Pong with Chinese to successful shrimp boat captain. Tom Hanks incredible acting as Forrest definitely make you fall in love with him. This film is based on novel “Forrest Gump” written by  Winston Groom.

Forrest Gump is a lovely film at the same time inspirational. Film was a huge success at the box office earning over $600 million worldwide. It also got nominated for 13 Academy Award and won 6 including Best Actor, Best Picture and Best Director.

Forrest Gump inspires us all with his generosity, love for his childhood sweetheart and positivism to achieve anything. Let’s take a look at some of the best Forrest Gump movie dialogues which will lift up your spirit.

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List of Forrest Gump Quotes : 17 Awesome Things To Remember

1. “Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get”

~Forrest Gump

2. “There’s only so much fortune a man really needs and the rest is just for showing off”

~Forrest Gump

3. “Death is just a part of life. It’s something we’re all destined to do”

~Forrest Gump

4. “My mama always said you can tell a lot about a person by their shoes, where they going, where they been”

~Forrest Gump

5. “I happened to believe you make your own destiny. You have to do the best with what God gave you”

~Forrest Gump

6. “My Mama always said you’ve got to put the past behind you before you can move on”

~Forrest Gump

7. “What’s my destiny, Mama? – You’re gonna have to figure that out for yourself”

~Forrest Gump

8. “Jenny, I don’t know if Mamma was right or if, if it’s Lieutenant Dan. 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. Maybe both is happening at the same time”

~Forrest Gump

9. “Mama always said, God is mysterious”

~Forrest Gump

10. “Forrest, I never thanked you for saving’ my life.

He never actually said so, but I think he made his peace with God”

~Forrest Gump

11. “I’m not a smart man… but I know what love is”

~Forrest Gump

12. “Mama always had a way of explaining things so I could understand them”

~Forrest Gump

13. “Dear God, make me a bird. So I could fly far. Far far away from here”

~Forrest Gump

14. “Don’t be a feather in the wind, take ownership of your life”

~Forrest Gump

15. “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 outdoor picnic. But I do remember the first time I heard the sweetest voice in the wide world”

~Forrest Gump

16. “Some people don’t think miracles happen, well, they do”

~Forrest Gump

17. “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

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Last thing to my readers , I would like to hear from you…

Let me know in comments, Which of the  above Forrest Gump quotes you like the most ?

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Neeraj Kaple

Neeraj Kaple is a software engineer based in Mumbai. He writes articles which motivates/inspire people to achieve their goals. He also writes about software's, blogging tools, internet marketing and how-to guides on his another Blog Techmazic.com.

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