15 Forrest Gump Quotes that Will Let You See The Life Differently

Forrest Gump serves as a true inspiration; it teaches us to never sink into a place that feels like there’s no hope left.

Here are 15 Forrest Gump quotes for a more positive life outlook.

You have to do the best with what God gave you. – Mrs. Gump

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. – Forrest

When I got tired, I slept. When I got hungry, I ate. When I had to go, you know, I went. — Forrest
My mama always said ‘Life is like a box of chocolate. You never know what you’re gonna get.’ – Forrest

My mama says that stupid is as stupid does. – Forrest

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

Bubba was my best good friend. And even I know that ain’t something you can find just around the corner. – Forrest

Now, mama said there’s only so much fortune a man really needs… and the rest is just for showing off. — Forrest
Don’t ever let anybody tell you they’re better than you. – Mrs. Gump

I’m not the smart man. But I know what love is. — Forrest

Young Jenny: What’s wrong with your legs?
Young Forrest: Um, nothing at all, thank you. My legs are just fine and dandy.

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


What’s normal anyways? – Mrs. Gump

Mama always said, dying was a part of life. I sure wish it wasn’t. – Forrest

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