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Dear God, make me a bird. So I could fly far. Far far away from here.

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My momma always said, 'Life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get.'

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Gump! What's your sole purpose in this army?

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To do whatever you tell me, drill sergeant!

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God damn it, Gump! You're a god damn genius! This is the most outstanding answer I have ever heard.

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You must have a goddamn I.Q. of 160. You are goddamn gifted, Private Gump.

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Now for some reason I fit in the army like one of them round pegs.

#qt0373659-e / read by Shuja-34

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It's not really hard. You just make your bed real neat and remember to stand up straight and always answer every question with 'Yes, drill sergeant.'

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Mama always said, dying was a part of life. I sure wish it wasn't.

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You died on a Saturday morning. And I had you placed here under our tree.

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And I had that house of your father's bulldozed to the ground.

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Momma always said dyin' was a part of life. I sure wish it wasn't.

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Little Forrest, he's doing just fine. About to start school again soon.

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I make his breakfast, lunch, and dinner every day. I make sure he combs his hair and brushes his teeth every day.

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Teaching him how to play ping-pong. He's really good.

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We fish a lot. And every night, we read a book. He's so smart, Jenny. You'd be so proud of him. I am.

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He, uh, wrote a letter, and he says I can't read it. I'm not supposed to, so I'll just leave it here for you.

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Jenny, I don't know if Momma was right or if, if it's Lieutenant Dan.

#qt0373661-i / read by Subhajit-81

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I don't know if we each have a destiny, or if we're all just floating around accidental-like on a breeze, but I, I think maybe it's both. Maybe both is happening at the same time.

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I miss you, Jenny. If there's anything you need, I won't be far away.

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GUMP! Why did you put that weapon together so quickly, Gump?

#qt0373673-a / read by Subhajit-81

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This is a new company record! If it wouldn't be such a waste of a damn-fine enlisted man I'd recommend you for OCS!

#qt0373673-b / read by Narmadha-83

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You are gonna be a general someday, Gump, now disassemble your weapon and continue!

#qt0373673-c / read by Subhajit-81

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Anyway, like I was sayin', shrimp is the fruit of the sea.

#qt0373674-a / read by Subhajit-81

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You can barbecue it, boil it, broil it, bake it, saute it. Dey's uh, shrimp-kabobs, shrimp creole, shrimp gumbo.

#qt0373674-b / read by Teja-84

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Pan fried, deep fried, stir-fried.

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There's pineapple shrimp, lemon shrimp, coconut shrimp, pepper shrimp, shrimp soup, shrimp stew, shrimp salad, shrimp and potatoes, shrimp burger, shrimp sandwich.

#qt0373674-d / read by Subhajit-81

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Stupid is as stupid does.

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Sometimes, I guess there just aren't enough rocks.

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Hello. My name's Forrest, Forrest Gump. You want a chocolate?

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My Mama always said you've got to put the past behind you before you can move on.

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Lieutenant Dan got me invested in some kind of fruit company.

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So then I got a call from him, saying we don't have to worry about money no more.

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And I said, that's good! One less thing.

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Hey man! Hey listen, I was wondering if you might help me.

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'Cause I'm in the bumper sticker business and I've been trying to think of a good slogan ..

#qt0373705-b / read by Narmadha-83

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and since you've been such a big inspiration to the people around here I thought you might be able to help me ..

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WOAH! Man, you just ran through a big pile of dog shit!

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I had run for 3 years, 2 months, 14 days, and 16 hours. I'm pretty tired... I think I'll go home now.

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Mama said not to be taking rides from strangers.

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Sometimes it would stop raining long enough for the stars to come out... and then it was nice.

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It was like just before the sun goes to bed down on the bayou.

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There was always a million sparkles on the water... like that mountain lake.

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It was so clear, Jenny, it looked like there were two skies one on top of the other. And

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.. then in the desert, when the sun comes up, I couldn't tell where heaven stopped and the earth began. It's so beautiful.

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Mama always had a way of explaining things so I could understand them.

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That day, for no particular reason, I decided to go for a little run.

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So I ran to the end of the road. And when I got there, I thought maybe I'd run to the end of town.

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And when I got there, I thought maybe I'd just run across Greenbow County.

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And I figured, since I run this far, maybe I'd just run across the great state of Alabama. And that's what I did.

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I ran clear across Alabama. For no particular reason I just kept on going. I ran clear to the ocean.

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And when I got there, I figured, since I'd gone this far, I might as well turn around, just keep on going.

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When I got to another ocean, I figured, since I'd gone this far, I might as well just turn back, keep right on going.

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Do you ever dream, Forrest, about who you're gonna be?

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Aren't .. aren't I going to be me?

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Run, Forrest! Run!

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If I'd a known that was the last time I was gonna talk to Bubba, I would've thought of something better to say.

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Momma said there's only so much fortune a man really needs and the rest is just for showing off.

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So, I gave a whole bunch of it to the Foursquare Gospel Church and I gave a whole bunch to the Bayou La Batre Fishing Hospital.

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And even though Bubba was dead, and Lieutenant Dan said I was nuts, I gave Bubba's momma Bubba's share.

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And you know what? She didn't have to work in nobody's kitchen no more...

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