Young Christopher

In The Pursuit of Happyness, Christopher is the son of main character Chris Gardner. He's a well-behaved, adorable child for the most part. Which is important because he doesn't have the easiest life in the world. Played by Jaden Smith.

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Jaden Smith
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Christopher Quotes

Christopher Gardner: Don't ever let someone tell you, you can't do something. Not even me.
Christopher: [silent]
Christopher Gardner: All right? You got a dream… You gotta protect it. People can’t do somethin’ themselves, they wanna tell you you can’t do it. If you want somethin’, go get it. Period.
Christopher: All right.

Christopher Gardner: You gotta trust me, all right?
Christopher: I trust you.

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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.