Lt. Dan Taylor
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Lt. Dan Taylor (Character)
from Forrest Gump (1994)

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Forrest Gump (1994)
Lieutenant Daniel Taylor: Have you found Jesus yet, Gump?
Forrest Gump: I didn't know I was supposed to be looking for him, sir.

Forrest Gump: Lieutenant Dan, what are you doing here?
Lieutenant Daniel Taylor: I'm here to try out my sea legs.
Forrest Gump: But you ain't got no legs, Lieutenant Dan.
Lieutenant Daniel Taylor: [mildly irritated, but understanding] Yes... yes, I know that. You wrote me a letter, you idiot!

Lieutenant Daniel Taylor: Where are you boys from in the world?
Forrest Gump, Bubba: Alabama, sir!
Lieutenant Daniel Taylor: You twins?
Forrest Gump: No, we are not relations Sir.

Lieutenant Daniel Taylor: That's what all these cripples down at the VA talk about: Jesus this and Jesus that, have I found Jesus yet? They even had a priest come and talk to me. He said God is listening and if I found Jesus, I'd get to walk beside him in the kingdom of Heaven. Did you hear what I said? WALK beside him in the kingdom of Heaven! Well kiss my crippled ass. God is listening? What a crock of shit.
Forrest Gump: I'm going to heaven, Lieutenant Dan.
Lieutenant Daniel Taylor: Yeah? Well... before you go, why don't you get your ass down to the corner and get us another bottle of ripple?
Forrest Gump: Yes, sir.

Forrest Gump: [dejected] No shrimp.
Lieutenant Daniel Taylor: Where the Hell is this God of yours?
Forrest Gump: [narrating] It's funny Lieutenant Dan said that, 'cause right then, God showed up.

Forrest Gump: Lieutenant Dan was always getting these funny feelings about a rock or a trail or the road, so he'd tell us to get down, shut up.
Lieutenant Daniel Taylor: Get down! Shut up!
Forrest Gump: So we did.

Lieutenant Daniel Taylor: I never thanked you for saving my life.

Lieutenant Daniel Taylor: [while being ambushed] You guys get that pig unfucked and get it on the tree line!

Forrest Gump: So what are you doing in New York, Lt. Dan?
Lieutenant Daniel Taylor: I am living off the government tit! Sucking it dry!

Lieutenant Daniel Taylor: [Forrest and Bubba salute Lt. Dan] Oh, get your hands down. Do not salute me. There are goddamn snipers all around this area who'd love to grease an officer. I'm Lieutenant Dan Taylor. Welcome to Fort Platoon.
[looks at Bubba]
Lieutenant Daniel Taylor: What's wrong with your lip?
Bubba: I was born with big gums, sir.
Lieutenant Daniel Taylor: Well, you better tuck that in. Gonna get that caught on a tripwire.

Lieutenant Daniel Taylor: Well, I told you that if actually got a shrimp boat I would be your first mate. And I am a man of my word. But if you think for a second that I am calling you "Sir," you got another thing comin'.
Forrest Gump: No, sir.
[Forrest's shrimp boat crashes on the docks in the distance]
Forrest Gump: That's my boat.