Top 20 great Forrest Gump quotes compilations
Wonderful Quotes From Forrest Gump,Top 20 great Forrest Gump quotes compilations
[young Jenny’s father is chasing her through the fields to beat her when she stops and hides in the corn field]
Young Jenny Curran: Pray with me, Forrest. Pray with me. Dear God, make me a bird so I can fly far, far, far away from here. Dear God, make me a bird so I can fly far…
Forrest Gump: [voice over] Mama always said God is mysterious. He didn't turn Jenny into a bird that day. Instead, he had the po-lice say Jenny didn't have to stay in that house no more. She was to live with her grandma, just over on Creekmore Avenue, which made me happy, 'cause she was so close. Some nights, Jenny'd sneak out and come on over to my house, just 'cause she said she was scared. Scared of what, I don't know. But I think it was her grandma's dog. He was a mean dog. Anyway, Jenny and me was best friends all the way up through high school.
Forrest Gump: My mama always said life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get.
Forrest Gump: [voice over] Next to Mama, no one ever talked to me or asked me questions.
Young Jenny Curran: Are you stupid or something?
Young Forrest Gump: Mama says, "Stupid is as stupid does."
Young Jenny Curran: I'm Jenny.
Young Forrest Gump: I'm Forrest, Forrest Gump.
Forrest Gump: [voice over] From that day on, we was always together. Jenny and me was like peas and carrots. She taught me how to climb…
[Jenny is sitting on a tree branch]
Young Jenny Curran: Come on, Forrest, you can do it.
Forrest Gump: [voice over]…I showed her how to dangle. She helped me learn how to read, and I showed her how to swing. Sometimes, we'd just sit out and wait for the stars.
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 goddamn genius. 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.
[Black and white news reel footage shows President Kennedy shaking hands with the All-American football players, Forrest steps up to the President to shake his hand]
President Kennedy: Congratulations. How do you feel?
Forrest Gump: I gotta pee.
[President Kennedy turns and smiles to the camera]
President Kennedy: I believe he said he had to pee.
One time a young man was staying with us, and he had him a guitar case.
I hope everything works out for you!
[the recruits are assembling their rifles]
Bubba: What you do is you just drag your nets along the bottom. On a good day, you can catch over a hundred pounds of shrimp. If everything goes all right, two men shrimpin' ten hours, less what you spends on gas, you can…
[Forrest has finished assembling his rifle]
Forrest Gump: DONE, DRILL SERGEANT!
Drill Sergeant: GUUUUUUMP! Why did you put that weapon together so quickly, Gump?
Forrest Gump: [confused] You told me to, Drill Sergeant?
Drill Sergeant: Jesus H. Christ! [looks at stopwatch] 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!
[Bubba continues talking about shrimp to Forrest]
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. There's uh, shrimp kabobs, shrimp creole…
[the next day Bubba continues when their shining their shoes]
Bubba: …shrimp gumbo. Pan fried, deep fried, stir-fried. There's pineapple shrimp, lemon shrimp, coconut shrimp, pepper shrimp…
[the next day Bubba continues when they are on their hands and knees
scrubbing the floor with toothbrushes]
Bubba: …shrimp soup, shrimp stew, shrimp salad, shrimp in potatoes, shrimp burger, shrimp sandwich. That-that's about it.
[in Jenny’s college dorm room]
Jenny Curran: Do you ever dream, Forrest, about who you're gonna be?
Forrest Gump: Who I'm gonna be?
Jenny Curran: Yeah.
Forrest Gump: Aren't I gonna to be me?
Jenny Curran: You'll always be you, just another kind of you. You know? I
want to be
famous. I want to be a singer like Joan Baez. I just want to be on an empty stage with my guitar, my voice. Just me. And I want to reach people on a personal level. I want to be able to say things, just one to one.
[Jenny has taken off her slip and sits on the bed next to Forrest with only
her bra and panties. Forrest looks at her nervously]
Jenny Curran: Have you ever been with a girl, Forrest?
Forrest Gump: [nervously] I sit next to them in my Home Economics class all the time.
[Jenny removes her bra and takes his hand and guides it up to her breast,
Forrest looks at Jenny's breasts then shudders as he has an orgasm]
Forrest Gump: Ohh…Oh…I'm sorry. Sorry.
Jenny Curran: It's okay.
Forrest Gump: Sorry.
Jenny Curran: It's all right. It's okay.
Forrest Gump: Oh…I'm dizzy.
Jenny Curran: I'll bet that never happened in Home Ec.
Forrest Gump: No. I think I ruined your roommate's bathrobe.
Jenny Curran: I don't care. I don't like her, anyway.
[a man is sitting next Forrest on the Bus Bench now listening to his story]
Man at bus bench: It was a bullet, wasn't it?
Forrest Gump: A bullet?
Man at bus bench: That jumped up and bit you.
Forrest Gump: Oh Yes, sir. Bit me directly in the but-tocks. They said it was a million dollar wound, but…the army must keep that money, 'cause I still ain't seen a nickel of that million dollars. The only good thing about being wounded in the but-tocks…is the ice cream. They gave me all the ice cream I could eat. And guess what? A good friend of mine was in the bed right next door.
[Forrest, lying on his stomach, is wheeled to his bed, his butt sticks up and is bandaged, Lt. Dan is lying on the bed next to Forrest’s]
Forrest Gump: Lieutenant Dan, I got you some ice cream. Lieutenant Dan, ice cream.
[Lt. Dan, annoyed, takes the ice cream cone and drops it into his bed pan]
Male Nurse: It's time for your bath, Lieutenant.
[the male nurse picks up Lt. Dan, whose legs have been amputated]