11 Favorite Forrest Gump Quotes

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7. Jenny Achieves Her Dream (Sort Of)

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Her dream had come true. She was a folk singer.

Forrest finds Jenny singing folk music and believes she has achieved her dream. He clearly doesn't notice the nudie bar part.

8. Lieutenant Dan Tries His Sea Legs

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Forrest Gump: Lieutenant Dan, what are you doing here?
Lieutenant Daniel Taylor: I'm here to try out my sea legs.
Forrest Gump: But you ain't got no legs, Lieutenant Dan.

... but you don't have no legs!

9. The Quote to Melt Hearts

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Forrest Gump: Will you marry me?
[Jenny turns and looks at him]
Forrest Gump: I'd make a good husband, Jenny.
Jenny Curran: You would, Forrest.
Forrest Gump: But you won't marry me.
Jenny Curran: You don't wanna marry me.
Forrest Gump: Why don't you love me, Jenny? I'm not a smart man, but I know what love is.

Who doesn't swoon when Forrest says this?!

10. Bubba's Shrimp List

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Anyway, like I was sayin', shrimp is the fruit of the sea. You can barbecue it, boil it, broil it, bake it, saute it. Dey's uh, shrimp-kabobs, shrimp creole, shrimp gumbo. Pan fried, deep fried, stir-fried. There's pineapple shrimp, lemon shrimp, coconut shrimp, pepper shrimp, shrimp soup, shrimp stew, shrimp salad, shrimp and potatoes, shrimp burger, shrimp sandwich. That- that's about it.

Who knew there were so many kinds of ways to make shrimp?

11. Dan Comes Around

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I never thanked you for saving my life.

Lieutenant Dan Taylor
A touching moment for Dan and Forrest.

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You know it's funny what a young man recollects? 'Cause I don't remember bein' 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.

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Jenny Curran: Why are you so good to me?
Forrest Gump: You're my girl!
Jenny Curran: [pause] I'll always be your girl.