Christopher Gardner

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In The Pursuit of Happyness, Christopher Gardner will do anything for his son. In the end, hard work and street smarts pay off for this real-life figure. He establishes a productive career and builds himself - and his family - up from nothing at all.

Played By
Will Smith
Full Name
Christopher Gardner

Christopher Gardner Quotes

Christopher Gardner: Probably means there's a good chance. Possibly means we might or we might not.
Christopher: Okay.
Christopher Gardner: So, what does probably mean?
Christopher: It means we have a good chance.
Christopher Gardner: And what does possibly mean?
Christopher: I know what it means! It means we're not going to the game.

You got a dream, you gotta protect it. People can't do something themselves, they wanna tell you that you can't do it. You want something? Go get it. Period.

Christopher Gardner

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The Pursuit of Happyness Quotes

The important thing about that freedom train, is it's got to climb mountains. We ALL have to climb mountains, you know. Mountains that go way up high, and mountains that go deep and low. Yes, we know what those mountains are here at Glide. We sing about them.

Reverend Williams

Martin Frohm: What would you say if man walked in here with no shirt, and I hired him? What would you say?
Christopher Gardner: He must have had on some really nice pants.