Jenny Curran Quotes in Forrest Gump (1994)


Jenny Curran Quotes:

  • Jenny Curran: Do you ever dream, Forrest, about who you're gonna be?

    Forrest Gump: Who I'm gonna be?

    Jenny Curran: Yeah.

    Forrest Gump: Aren't-aren't I going to be me?

  • Jenny Curran: His name's Forrest.

    Forrest Gump: Like me.

    Jenny Curran: I named him after his daddy.

    Forrest Gump: He got a daddy named Forrest, too?

    Jenny Curran: You're his daddy, Forrest.

  • Jenny Curran: Why are you so good to me?

    Forrest Gump: You're my girl!

    Jenny Curran: [pause] I'll always be your girl.

  • 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: [sadly] ... You don't wanna marry me.

    Forrest Gump: Why don't you love me, Jenny?

    [Jenny says nothing]

    Forrest Gump: I'm not a smart man... but I know what love is.

  • Jenny Curran: Were you scared in Vietnam?

    Forrest Gump: Yes. Well, I-I don't know. Sometimes it would stop raining long enough for the stars to come out... and then it was nice. It was like just before the sun goes to bed down on the bayou. There was always a million sparkles on the water... like that mountain lake. It was so clear, Jenny, it looked like there were two skies one on top of the other. And then in the desert, when the sun comes up, I couldn't tell where heaven stopped and the earth began. It's so beautiful.

    Jenny Curran: I wish I could've been there with you.

    Forrest Gump: You were.

  • [when the bullies from school were chasing him]

    Jenny Curran: Run, Forrest! Run!

  • Jenny Curran: Have you ever been with a girl, Forrest?

    Forrest Gump: [nervously] I sit next to them in my Home Economics class all the time.

  • [Jenny has told Forrest that she has an incurable disease, and the doctors don't know what to do]

    Forrest Gump: You could come home with me, to my house in Greenbow, Jenny. You and little Forrest. I'll take care of you if you're sick.

    Jenny Curran: Will you marry me, Forrest?

    Forrest Gump: [long pause] Okay.

  • Jenny Curran: [hearing that Forrest is going to Vietnam] Listen, you promise me something, OK? Just if you're ever in trouble, don't be brave. You just run, OK? Just run away.

  • Jenny Curran: Forrest, I'm sick.

    Forrest Gump: Do you have a cough due to cold?

  • Jenny Curran: You can't keep trying to rescue me all the time.

    Forrest Gump: They was trying to grab you.

    Jenny Curran: A lot of people try to grab me.

  • Jenny Curran: Do you think I could fly off this bridge, Forrest?

    Forrest Gump: What do you mean, Jenny?

    Jenny Curran: Nothing.

  • Forrest Gump: I think I ruined your roommate's bathrobe.

    Jenny Curran: I don't care. I don't like her, anyway.

  • Jenny Curran: [Shocked upon learning his a father] Look at me there's nothing you need to do, you didn't do anything wrong isn't he beautiful?

    Forrest Gump: He's the most beautiful thing I've ever seen but is he smart or is he...?

    Jenny Curran: He's very smart, he's one of the smartest in his class

  • Jenny Curran: Can I have a ride?

    Pickup-Truck Driver: Where are you going?

    Jenny Curran: I don't care.

  • Jenny Curran: [after he stopped male patrons that were harassing her at the strip club] You can't keep doing this all the time

    Forrest Gump: I can't help it, I love you

    Jenny Curran: You don't know what love is

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