Come on, you know the scene. Forest has finished his "shrimp boat captain" days and gets a job mowing the local football field and "cause I was a gazillionaire, and I liked doin it so much, I cut that grass for free."
Riding my mower gives me time to think. No cell phone, no one telling me what to do because I can't hear them, get the picture?
I believe that Forest Gump is one of the great philosophers of our time.
He may be simple, but he is open minded, kind, and thoughtful.
At the end of the movie, Forest is reflecting, and he sums up the movie and I think, perhaps, life in general.
He's thinking about what his Mama said and what Lieutenant Dan said, and he summarizes it like this,