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25 pieces of wisdom from Forrest Gump

For someone who's by no means the sharpest knife in the drawer, Forrest Gump is a man chock full of sage advice. At least, his Mama was, anyway.

And outside his oft-quoted confectionery-based metaphors and a penchant for running that borders on neurotic, Tom Hanks' simple minded hero seemingly spouts philosophy in every other sentence during the 1994 film. Don't believe us? Well, prepare to feel rather silly - as here are 25 pearls of wisdom from Mr Gump and his dear old Mama.


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