Not a genius, but a simple kind-hearted man from Alabama, who proves himself through his key roles in major historical events. Along with numerous academy awards and nominations including 'Academy Award for Best Picture', this endearing ping pong champion won millions of hearts.
“Run, Forrest! Run!”
“My mama always said, ‘Life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.'”
"You have to do the best with what God gave you."
“Stupid is as stupid does.”
"When I got tired, I slept. When I got hungry, I ate. When I had to go, you know, I went."
"Don’t ever let anybody tell you they’re better than you."
"I’m not the smart man. But I know what love is."
"Now, mama said there’s only so much fortune a man really needs… and the rest is just for showing off."
"My mama always told me that miracles happen every day. Some people don’t think so, but they do."
"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."
"Dear God, make me a bird. So I could fly far. Far far away from here."
"Me and Jenny goes together like peas and carrots."
"My mama says they were magic shoes. They could take me anywhere."
"Listen, you promise me something, OK? Just if you’re ever in trouble, don’t be brave. You just run, OK? Just run away."
"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."