He didn't turn Jenny into a bird that day. Old Shrimper Man: A couple more, you can have yourself a cocktail. Little Forrest, he's doing just fine. After striking it rich in the shrimping business, the town fathers of Greenbow offered Forrest the job of cutting the grass on the high school football field. And get your white ass away from that window. Man, you just ran through a big pile of dog shit! They'd even put bedsheets on their horses and ride around. And 'cause I was gazillionaire and I liked doing it so much, I cut that grass for free.
Well kiss my crippled ass. Blue: Are you crazy or just plain stupid? And I taught her how to dangle. I sure wish it wasn't. About to start school again soon. The whole point of making lots of money is to. Sometimes it would stop raining long enough for the stars to come out.
I just sat next to her on that bus and had a conversation all the way to school. And that's what I did. It looked like there were two skies, one on top of the other. Dan Taylor: They gave you the Congressional Medal of Honor. Forrest Gump: What do you do here in New York, Lt. And since people still needed them shrimps for shrimp cocktails and barbecues and all. Yeah, well, I just got one thing to say to that.
So, I never went back to work for Lieutenant Dan. Jenny, I don't know if Momma was right or if, if it's Lieutenant Dan. Jenny taught me how to climb. She even showed me how to dance, we were like family, it was the happiest time in my life. She didn't have to work in nobody's kitchen no more. Strong affection for another arising out of kinship or personal ties: warm attachment: enthusiasm: devotion: admiration.
And I am a man of my word. Now, because I had been a football star, and a war hero, and a national celebrity, and a shrimpin' boat captain, and a college graduate, the city of fathers of Greenbow, Alabama, decided to get together and offered me a fine job. Sometimes Lieutenant Dan came too, though I think he left the praying up to me. You can barbecue it, boil it, broil it, bake it, saute it. Dan Taylor: Did you hear what I said? So I went home to Alabama.
I should have known it was going to be some bullshit hassle! He got me invested in some kind of fruit company. Dan Taylor: Well, maybe you should just pray for shrimp. Or, just as importantly, you can only ride on past successes for so long before its time to do something new. Jenny Curran: Come on, Forrest. What a crock of shit. My life is better thanks to Forrest Gump, my personal inspiration.
You are gonna be a general someday, Gump, now disassemble your weapon and continue! Sir…You might want to send a maintenance man over to that office across the way. After all the trainings, the time has come that he needs to go to Vietnam to make his romise to his country. He made a lot of money off of it. Now, disassemble your weapon and continue! So, I never went back to work for Lieutenant Dan. His mother named him after Nathan Bedford Forrest, a noted Confederate general in the American Civil War and the first Grand Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan, who is supposedly rela … ted to Gump. I make sure he combs his hair and brushes his teeth every day. Hey listen, I was wondering if you might help me.
Many wealthy people chase money for so long that they forget about everything else. Forrest Gump: One day it started raining, and it didn't quit for four months. About Steve Weber Steve Weber had a feather land at his foot. Jenny and me were just like peas and carrots again. It may have been because of her grandma's dog, or somethin'.
Forrest Gump: Mama always said, God is mysterious. We lay there in our bunks and I'd miss my momma and I'd miss Jenny. When I got tired, I slept. There is nothing better than a movie that reaffirms our morals and Forrest Gump does exactly this. For no particular reason I just kept on going.
Forrest Gump: Oh, yes sir. Reporter: Why are you doing this? Jenny Curran: Will you marry me, Forrest? There was always a million sparkles on the water. And I had you placed here under our tree. Lieutenant Daniel Taylor: I am living off the government tit! You can barbecue it, boil it, broil it, bake it, saute it. Dan Taylor: Okay, so I was wrong. I had run for three years, two months, fourteen days, and sixteen hours.