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Forrest Names His Boat
Forrest is talking with the old fisherman. The old fisherman advises Forrest that it's bad luck to have a boat without a name. Forrest names his boat.
**-- HERE IS THE VIDEO TRANSCRIPT --** Superstitions. And bad luck. Hi, I'm Steve Weber and today is scene 40 of 94 ... 94 best scenes - and life lessons - from the movie Forrest Gump. I've created this video series to honor the 25th anniversary of one of America's most beloved movies. Fisherman believe it's bad luck to have a boat without a name. In fact, the only things worse than having a boat without a name is changing the name of a boat. Boat names are almost always female. So Forrest was wise when he selected 'Jenny' as the name for his shrimp boat. Forrest was learning. He was taking the advice of those who knew more than he did. There are lots of superstitions around the names of boats. It's back luck to have a boat without a name. It takes Gumption to listen - and act - on the advice of others who know more than you do. Do you want to be more gump-like? ... Listen to those with more experience ... take their advice, and then make your own decision. Let's learn to live our lives with Gumption.