27 Best ‘Forrest Gump’ Quotes: Stupid is as Stupid Does

“That’s my boat”

– Forrest Gump


Yes, this movie 100% pokes fun at Forrest’s stupidity and boy does it make you chuckle. After the war, NYC, meeting John Lennon, stumbling upon the Watergate criminals and so many other iconic historical moments that are reflected in this film, Forrest becomes a shrimping boat captain! 

After becoming a ping pong legend in China and becoming sponsored by a ping pong paddle company, Forrest makes about $25,000 and uses most of the money to travel to Bubba’s hometown of Bayou La Batre to purchase and run a shrimping boat.