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Forrest Gump Quotes | Sometimes, I guess there just aren't enough rocks.

"Forrest Gump" is a classic 1994 American film directed by Robert Zemeckis, based on the 1986 novel of the same name by Winston Groom. The movie portrays the life of a man named Forrest Gump, played by Tom Hanks, who witnesses and unwittingly influences several defining historical and cultural events in the United States during the mid-20th century.


Forrest Gump Quotes

Here are some memorable quotes from the character Forrest Gump in the movie:


1. "My mama always said, 'Life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get.'"


2. "Stupid is as stupid does."


3. "Mama always said you've got to put the past behind you before you can move on."


4. "I'm not a smart man, but I know what love is."


5. "Jenny and me was like peas and carrots."


6. "Run, Forrest, run!"


7. "Sometimes, I guess there just aren't enough rocks."


8. "That's my boat."


9. "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 think maybe it's both."


10. "You have to do the best with what God gave you."


11. "I'm sorry I ruined your New Year's Eve party, Lieutenant Dan. She tasted like cigarettes."


12. "There's only so much fortune a man really needs, and the rest is just for showing off."


13. "And just like that, my running days was over."


14. "Life's a box of chocolates, Forrest. You never know what you're gonna get."


15. "I got to see a lot of country."


Forrest Gump's quotes often reflect his simplicity, innocence, and the unique way he views life and experiences. They've become iconic and are fondly remembered by fans of the movie.


Forrest Gump Quotes

Here are more memorable quotes from the character Forrest Gump in the movie:


16. "My mama always said, 'You've got to put the past behind you before you can move on.'"


17. "Mama always said, 'Life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get.'"


18. "I may not be a smart man, but I know what love is."


19. "I just felt like running."


20. "I'm not running away, but running to find something."


21. "I guess sometimes there just aren't enough rocks."


22. "You have to do the best with what God gave you."


23. "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 think maybe it's both."


24. "Jenny and me was like peas and carrots."


25. "Some people don't think miracles happen, well, they do."


26. "Forrest, you have to do something about this. What are you going to do about this?" "I don't know. I got to think about it."


27. "My mama always said you can tell a lot about a person by their shoes, where they're going, where they've been."


28. "Life is a fragile thing, Harlow. One minute you're chewin' on a burger, and the next minute you're dead meat."


29. "Mama always said, 'Death is just a part of life.' Something we're all destined to do."


30. "I got to see a lot of country."


31. "And just like that, my running days was over."


32. "Have you found Jesus yet, Gump?" "I didn't know I was supposed to be looking for Him, sir."


33. "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."


34. "Lieutenant Dan got me invested in some kind of fruit company."


35. "Lieutenant Dan, ice cream."


36. "Sometimes, there just aren't enough rocks."


37. "That's what all these cripples down at the VA talk about: Jesus this and Jesus that. They even had a priest come and talk to me. He said God is listening and if I found Jesus, I'd get to walk beside him in the kingdom of Heaven. Did you hear what I said? WALK beside him in the kingdom of Heaven! Well kiss my crippled ass."


38. "There's only so much fortune a man really needs, and the rest is just for showing off."


39. "I'm sorry I ruined your New Year's Eve party, Lieutenant Dan. She tasted like cigarettes."


40. "We all have a destiny. I was destined to be your mama."


And here are 10 quotes from other characters in the movie:


41. "You are the same as everybody else. You are no different." — Mrs. Gump

42. "He's teaching me how to play ping-pong." — Bubba Blue

43. "Why are you so good to me?" — Jenny Curran

44. "My name's Forrest Gump. People call me Forrest Gump." — Forrest Gump

45. "You can't keep calling him 'boy.' He got a name." — Young Jenny's Friend

46. "Gump, what's your sole purpose in this army?" — Drill Sergeant

47. "You just stay away from me, okay? You'll just get us both in trouble." — Jenny Curran

48. "You got to put the past behind you before you can move on." — Mrs. Gump

49. "You have no legs, Lieutenant Dan." — Forrest Gump

50. "I never thanked you for saving my life." — Lieutenant Dan


These quotes capture the essence of the character Forrest Gump and the significant moments and themes from the movie.

Forrest Gump Quotes
Forrest Gump Quotes

Here are Forrest Gump quotes related to the specified themes:


**Forrest Gump Quotes about Running:**

1. "I just felt like running."


**Forrest Gump Quotes "Stupid is as Stupid Does":**

2. "Stupid is as stupid does." - Mrs. Gump


**Forrest Gump Quotes "Jenny, I Love You":**

3. "Jenny, I don't know if Momma 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 think, maybe it's both."


**Forrest Gump Quotes about #Chocolate:**

4. "My mama always said life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get."


**Forrest Gump Quotes about #Shoes:**

5. "Mama always said you can tell a lot about a person by their shoes, where they're going, where they've been."


**Forrest Gump Quotes about #Shrimp:**

6. "Bubba was my best good friend, and even I know that ain't something you can find just around the corner."


**Forrest Gump Quotes about Chocolate Box:**

7. "Life is a box of chocolates, Forrest. You never know what you're gonna get."


**Forrest Gump Quotes about Lt. Dan:**

8. "Lieutenant Dan, ice cream."


**Forrest Gump Quotes about Lieutenant Dan:**

9. "Lieutenant Dan, I got you some ice cream... Lieutenant Dan, ice cream."

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