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15 Quotes From 'Forrest Gump' That'll Change The Way You Look At Life!

15 Quotes From 'Forrest Gump' That'll Change The Way You Look At Life!

The movie taught us that we can always succeed if we believe in ourselves, but we also need someone to encourage us and not give up on us when we’re in doubt.

Forrest Gump is a masterpiece that none of are ready to let go, especially because the characters in the movie gave us some pearls of wisdom that we carry along with us till date. The movie was originally written by Winston Groom, directed by Robert Zemeckis, and starred Tom Hanks. There were some stellar performances in the movie that have been etched into our memories, and that's what makes it hard to believe that the movie was released in 1994.  The movie was something everyone could relate to. It taught us that we can always succeed if we believe in ourselves, but we also need someone to encourage and not give up on us when we’re in doubt.

If that's not enough, here are 25 quotes from the movie that'll help you have a more positive outlook in life:

1. "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."



 

2. "You can’t be doin’ this, Forrest. You can’t keep tryin’ to rescue me all the time." 



 

3. Mrs. Gump: "You do your very best now, Forrest." Young Forrest: "I sure will, momma."

Source: IMDb

 

4. "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’!"



 

5. "Listen, you promise me something, okay? Just if you’re ever in trouble, don’t be brave. You just run, okay? Just run away." 



 

6. "My mama says they were magic shoes. They could take me anywhere."



 

7. "For no particular reason, I just kept on going. I ran clear to the ocean. And when I got there, I figured, since I’d gone this far, I might as well turn around, just keep on going. 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."



 

8. "Mama always had a way of explaining things so I could understand them."



 

9. "My mama always said you’ve got to put the past behind you before you can move on."



 

10. "My mama always told me that miracles happen every day. Some people don’t think so, but they do."



 

 

11.  "Forrest: What’s my destiny, Mama? Mrs. Gump: You’re gonna have to figure that out for yourself."



 

12. "I’m not the smart man. But I know what love is."



 

13. "When I got tired, I slept. When I got hungry, I ate. When I had to go, you know, I went."



 

14. "I don’t know if we each have a destiny, or if we’re all just floatin’ around accidental-like on a breeze. But I, I think maybe it’s both."



 

 

15. "My mama always said ‘Life is like a box of chocolate. You never know what you’re gonna get.’"



 

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