“Meet Joe Black” quotes(1998)
Plot – William Parrish, an entrepreneur, is preparing to celebrate his sixtieth birthday together with his daughters Susan and Allison. The man, however, is by now a bit confused about his life and his job as a powerful enterprise wants to incorporate his company and Drew, Susan's fiancé, is favorable to the idea. One evening during dinner, a mysterious young man named Joe Black comes at William's and wants to follow the man closely in the following days, before disappearing. Joe in fact is the Death itself.
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“Meet Joe Black” Quotes 19 quotes
“I loved Susan from the moment she was born, and I love her now and every minute in between. And what I dream of is a man who will discover her, and that she will discover a man who will love her, who is worthy of her, who is of this world, this time and has the grace, compassion, and fortitude to walk beside her as she makes her way through this...” (continue)(continue reading)
“When I introduce you, and I tell them who you are, I don't think anyone will stay for dinner.”
“- William Parrish: How perfect for you, to take whatever you want because it pleases you. That's not love.
- Joe Black: Then what is it?
- William Parrish: Some aimless infatuation which, for the moment, you feel like indulging, it's missing everything that matters.”
“If food is the prose of poetry, then lights are its poetry. I like that. If music were the food of love, play on. I'm going out of my mind.”
“Love is passion, obsession, someone you can't live without.”
“- Young Man in Coffee Shop: If you and I were married, I would want to give you what you need, that's all. I'm talking about taking care of each other as best you can. What's wrong with taking care of a woman? She takes care of you.
- Susan Parrish: Well you'll have a hard time finding a woman like that these days.”
“- Susan Parrish: So you're a one-girl guy?
- Young Man in Coffee Shop: Yes, I am. That's right. Looking for her right now actually. Who knows, you might be her.”
“- William Parrish: Do you know about money?
- Joe Black: It can't buy happiness?”
“- Susan Parrish: Do you love making love to me?
- Joe Black: Yes.
- Susan Parrish: More than peanut butter?
- Joe Black: Yes. Much more.”
“I want you to know how much I love you, that you've given a meaning to my life that I had no right to expect, that no one can ever take from me.”
“I want you to get swept away out there. I want you to levitate. I want you to sing with rapture and dance like a dervish.”
“- Drew: And who would've thought... you, an IRS agent.
- Joe Black: Death and taxes.”
“- Joe Black: While you were shaving this morning, you weren't just shaving, you weren't just shaving.
- William Parrish: What do you mean?
- Joe Black: You were hatching ideas, making plans, arriving at decisions, right?”
“- William Parrish: It's hard to let go, isn't it?
- Joe Black: Yes it is, Bill.
- William Parrish: And that's life... what can I tell you?”