Happy birthday Bill!

William Parrish: Who is you? Did you tell her who you are?
Joe Black: No.
William Parrish: Does she know here she's going? Huh? You see, Susan went for that poor son of a bitch who's body you took. And everything else since has been aftermath. You say you love her but you don't know what love is. She loves you, she doesn't know who you are. You make a deal you're breaking it. Bottom line is, Joe, you're swindling her soul, and you're doing it with your eyes wide open.
Joe Black: I don't like what you're saying.
William Parrish: I'm past caring what you like and what you don't like. You're stealing my daughter and I'm not gonna let you.

Joe Black: ...But Allison loves you?
Quince: [nods]
Joe Black: How do you know?
Quince: Because she knows the worst thing about me and it's okay.
Joe Black: What is it?

William Parrish: Should I be afraid?
Joe Black: Not a man like you.

Susan Parrish: What will we do now?
Joe Black: It will come to us.

You got enough nice pictures?

Joe Black: Don't be feisty, sista.
Jamaican Woman: I not be feisty mista. You com' for me that's good news.
Joe Black: Can do no right by people. I com' to take you you want to stay - I leave you stay, you want to go.

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.

Should you choose to test my resolve in this matter, you will be facing a finality beyond your comprehension, and you will not be counting days, or months, or years, but millenniums in a place with no doors.

William Parrish: You're at the wrong place at the wrong time with the wrong woman!
Joe Black: Are you threatening me?
William Parrish: Yeah, I certainly hope so.

Joe Black: I don't care Bill. I love her.
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.
Joe Black: Which is what?
William Parrish: Trust, responsibility, taking the weight for your choices and feelings, and spending the rest of your life living up to them. And above all, not hurting the object of your love.
Joe Black: So that's what love is according to William Parrish?
William Parrish: Multiply it by infinity, and take it to the depth of forever, and you will still have barely a glimpse of what I'm talking about.
Joe Black: Those were my words.
William Parrish: They're mine now.

William Parrish: Do you know about money?
Joe Black: It can't buy happiness?

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Joe Black


Played By
Brad Pitt
Full Name
Joe Black