Gump: What's the matter, Mama ?
Mrs. Gump: l'm dying, Forrest, Come on in, sit down over here.
Gump: Why are you dying, Mama ?
Mrs. Gump: lt's my time lt's just my time. Oh, now.. don't you be afraid, sweet heart. Death is just a part of life. Something we 're all destined to do. I didn't know it, but I was destined to be your mama. I did the best I could.
Cump: You did good. Mama.
Mrs. Gump: Well... I happen to believe you make your own destiny. You have to do the best with what God gave you.
Gump: What's my destiny, Mama ?
Mrs. Cump: You're going to have to figure that out for yourself. Life is a box of chocolates, Forrest You never know what you're going to get.