13 Quotes From Forrest Gump That Will Make You Believe In True Love

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"I'm not a smart man, but I know what love is."

The love story between Forrest Gump and Jenny Curran was nothing conventional, but it was full of love and romance. Forrest Gump might not have been a genius, but when it came to love, he really knew what he was talking about.

Forrest had the fullest heart, full of love and a need to run.

From childhood friends to lovers, the relationship between Jenny and Forrest wasn't simple, but grew stronger as they grew up together. Jenny's fate still makes us cry like Notebook and Titanic proportions, and the acting chops of Tom Hanks in the film created one of the most notable performances of all time.

And like his character said, Jenny and Forrest go together like peas and carrots.

"I don't remember being born. I don't recall what I got for my first Christmas, and I don't know when on my first outdoor picnic. But I do remember when I heard the sweetest voice in the wide world." - Forrest Gump

"Always be able to look back on life and say, at least I didn't lead no humdrum life."

"I'm not a smart man, but I know what love is."

'From that day on...we was always together. Jenny and me was like peas and carrots." -Forrest Gump

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

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

"Mama's said there's only so much fortune that a man really needs, and the rest is just for showin' off." - Forrest 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 Gump

"What's normal anyways? -Mrs. Gump

"Come on people now/Smile on your brother/Everybody get together/Try to love one on another right now." -Jenny

JENNY: "You can't keep doing this all the time." FORREST: "I can't help it. I love you."

"I'd never named a boat before, but there was only one I could think of, the most beautiful name in the wide world."-Forrest Gump

"Life is like a box of chocolates you never know what you're gonna get."

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