Looking for a terror-ific collection of Halloween quotes? Don’t be a scaredy cat; sit down and peruse these gems. These Halloween quotes are a real treat – so to speak.
Top Halloween Sayings
It is as much fun to scare as to be scared.
When black cats prowl and pumpkins gleam,
May luck be yours on Halloween.
There is nothing that gives more assurance than a mask.
Ghosts, like ladies, never speak till spoke to.
Richard Harris Barham
Proof of our society’s decline is that Halloween has become a broad daylight event for many.
Funny Halloween Quotes
I’ll bet living in a nudist colony takes all the fun out of Halloween.
The older you get, the harder it is to find someone willing to share a horse costume with you.
This Halloween the most popular mask is the Arnold Schwarzenegger mask. And the best part? With a mouth full of candy you will sound just like him.
Look, there’s no metaphysics on earth like chocolates.
I see my face in the mirror and go, ‘I’m a Halloween costume? That’s what they think of me?
Halloween Introductions: The Ghostess with the Mostess, meet my Mummy.
A grandmother pretends she doesn’t know who you are on Halloween.
Check out our wickedly good Halloween jokes.
More Spooky Words
There are nights when the wolves are silent and only the moon howls.
Hold on, man. We don’t go anywhere with ‘scary’, ‘spooky’, ‘haunted’, or ‘forbidden’ in the title.
I’d dress up as Siri for Halloween if my life didn’t already entail being asked stupid questions all day.
“I’m so happy that Halloween falls on a Wednesday this year!” said no teacher ever.
Halloween was confusing. All my life my parents said, ‘Never take candy from strangers.’ And then they dressed me up and said ‘Go beg for it.’ I didn’t know what to do! I’d knock on people’s doors and go, ‘Trick or treat.’ ‘No thank you.’
On Halloween, the parents sent their kids out looking like me.
It’s Halloween and hopefully you people that partied last night didn’t wake next to something scary.
Eat, drink, and be scary.
Backward, turn backward,
Time, in your flight
make me a child again
just for to-night!
Elizabeth Akers Allen
On Halloween, witches come true;
Wild ghosts escape from dreams.
Each monster dances in the park.
You wouldn’t believe
On All Hallow Eve
What lots of fun we can make,
With apples to bob,
And nuts on the hob,
And a ring-and-thimble cake.
May Jack-o-lanterns burning bright
Of soft and golden hue
Pierce through the future’s veil and show
What fate now holds for you.
Of Ghosts and Goblins
Eye of newt, and toe of frog, Wool of bat, and tongue of dog, Adder’s fork, and blind-worm’s sting, Lizard’s leg, and owlet’s wing, For a charm of powerful trouble, Like a hell-broth boil and bubble.
All the ancient classic fairy tales have always been scary and dark.
Helena Bonham Carter
One need not be a chamber to be haunted;
One need not be a house;
The brain has corridors surpassing
Where there is no imagination there is no horror.
Arthur Conan Doyle, Sr.
There is nothing funny about Halloween.This sarcastic festival reflects, rather, an infernal demand for revenge by children on the adult world.
Men say that in this midnight hour,
The disembodied have power
To wander as it liketh them,
By wizard oak and fairy stream.
Of calling shapes, and beck’ning shadows dire,
And airy tongues that syllable men’s names.
Auld Daddy Darkness creeps frae his hole,
Black as a blackamoor, blin’ as a mole…
They that are born on Halloween shall see more than other folk.
Pumpkin Day Jokes
What did the skeletons say before eating?
What did the skeleton ask for at the bar?
Two beers and a mop.
Just say BOO and scary on.
The boundaries which divide life from death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
Edgar Allan Poe
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
Edgar Allan Poe – More quotes by Edgar Allan Poe
Sometimes, the things you see in the shadows are more than just shadows.
My candle was nearly burnt out, when, by the glimmer of the half-extinguished light, I saw the dull yellow eye of the creature open…
‘Tis the night – the night
Of the grave’s delight,
And the warlocks are at their play;
Ye think that without
The wild winds shout,
But no, it’s they – it is they.
Arthur Cleveland Coxe
Never trust anything that can think for itself if you can’t see where it keeps its brain.
Sayings about Trick or Treat Day
At first cock-crow the ghosts must go. Back to their quiet graves below.
Bring forth the raisins and the nuts – Tonight All-Hallow’s Specter struts along the moonlit way.
John Kendrick Bangs
Pixie, kobold, elf, and sprite,
All are on their rounds tonight;
In the wan moon’s silver ray,
Thrives their helter-skelter play.
Carvin’ Out Some Good Times.
Halloween wraps fear in innocence,
As though it were a slightly sour sweet.
Let terror, then, be turned into a treat.
About All Hollow’s Eve
Clothes make a statement. Costumes tell a story.
There is a child in every one of us who is still a trick-or-treater looking for a brightly-lit front porch.
Jack-O-Lanterns: The Cutting Edge of Halloween chic.
Come as you aren’t.
Unknown (invite to Halloween Party)
Double, double toil and trouble; fire burn and cauldron bubble.
Witch and ghost make merry on this last of dear October’s days.
Tomb it may concern: Brace yourself for the ex-fear-ience.
Fangs For The Memories And Nightmares.
Halloween is huge in my house and we really get into the spirits of things.
‘Tis now the very witching time of night, when churchyards yawn and hell itself breathes out contagion to this world.
When witches go riding,
and black cats are seen,
the moon laughs and whispers,
‘tis near Halloween.
I don’t know that there are real ghosts and goblins, but there are always more trick-or-treaters than neighborhood kids.
Nothing on Earth so beautiful as the final haul on Halloween night.
Creepy October 31 Quotations
I heard one cry in the night, and I heard one laugh afterwards. If I cannot forget that, I shall not be able to sleep again.
A house is never still in darkness to those who listen intently; there is a whispering in distant chambers, an unearthly hand presses the snib of the windows, the latch rises. Ghosts were created when the first man awoke in the night.
Hark! Hark to the wind! ‘Tis the night, they say,
When all souls come back from the far away –
The dead, forgotten this many a day.
A gypsy fire is on the hearth,
Sign of the carnival of mirth;
Through the dun fields and from the glade
Flash merry folk in masquerade,
For this is Halloween!
There is something haunting in the light of the moon; it has all of the dispassionateness of a disembodied soul, and something of its inconceivable mystery.
The witches fly,
Across the sky,
The owls go, ‘Who? Who? Who?’
The black cats yowl
And green ghosts howl,
‘Scary Halloween to you’!
Nina Willis Walter
On Halloween the thing you must do
Is pretend that nothing can frighten you
And if somethin’ scares you and you want to run
Just let on like it’s Halloween fun.
Just like a ghost, you’ve been a-hauntin’ my dreams,
So I’ll propose on Halloween.
Love is kinda crazy with a spooky little girl like you.
Shadows of a thousand years rise again unseen,
Voices whisper in the trees, ‘Tonight is Halloween!’
Hobgoblins know the proper way to dance:
Arms akimbo, loopy legs askew,
Leaping into darkness with delight,
Lusting for the ecstasy of fright,
Open to the charm of horrors new…
Nothing beats a haunted moonlit night on All Hallows eve…And on this fatal night, at this witching time, the starless sky laments black and unmoving. The somber hues of an ominous, dark forest are suddenly illuminated under the emerging face of the full moon.
‘Stir the fire till it lowe
How like a queen comes forth the lonely Moon
from the slow opening curtains of the clouds
Walking in beauty to her midnight throne!
Those seemingly interminable dark walls between houses, long before street-lit safety became an issue, were more adrenalizing than the mountains of candy filling the sack. Sadly Halloween, with our good-natured attempts to protect the little ones, from the increasingly dangerous traffic and increasingly sick adults, has become an utter bore.
Charlie Brown Halloween – Great Pumpkin
From “It’s the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown” – the source of some great Halloween Quotes.
Each year, the Great Pumpkin rises out of the pumpkin patch that he thinks is the most sincere. He’s gotta pick this one. He’s got to. I don’t see how a pumpkin patch can be more sincere than this one. You can look around and there’s not a sign of hypocrisy. Nothing but sincerity as far as the eye can see.
A person should always choose a costume which is in direct contrast to her own personality.
Lucy Van Pelt
Have you come to sing pumpkin carols?
Linus: You don’t believe the story of the Great Pumpkin? I thought little girls always believed everything that was told to them. I thought little girls were innocent and trusting.
Sally Brown: Welcome to the 20th century!
There are three things that I’ve learned never discuss with people: religion, politics, and the Great Pumpkin.
Lucy: I got five pieces of candy!
Pigpen: I got a chocolate bar!
Schroeder: I got a quarter!
Charlie Brown: I got a rock.
Linus’ Best Halloween Quotes
You must get discouraged because more people believe in Santa Claus than in you. Well, let’s face it; Santa Claus has had more publicity, but being number two, perhaps you try harder.
Linus – writing a letter to the Great Pumpkin
The Great Pumpkin rises from the pumpkin patch and gives toys to good little girls and boys.
Dear Great Pumpkin. I’m looking forward to your arrival on Halloween night. I hope you will bring me lots of presents.
Linus – writing a letter to the Great Pumpkin
Trick or treat! Money or eats!
Kids trick or treating
He’ll come here because I have the most sincere pumpkin patch and he respects sincerity.
Next year at this same time, I’ll find a pumpkin patch that is real sincere! And I’ll sit in that pumpkin patch until the Great Pumpkin appears! He’ll rise out of that pumpkin patch and he’ll fly through the air with his bag of toys! The Great Pumpkin will appear! And I’ll be waiting for him! I’ll be there! I’ll be sitting there in that pumpkin patch! And I’ll see the Great Pumpkin! Just wait and see, Charlie Brown! I’ll see that Great Pumpkin! I’ll SEE the Great Pumpkin! Just you wait, Charlie Brown! The Great Pumpkin will appear and I’ll be waiting for him! I’ll be there! I’ll be sitting there in that pumpkin patch… and I’ll see the Great Pumpkin! Just wait and see!
Tip: Some of these Halloween Quotes work great are party invites and as photo captions.
Mean Girls Quote
In the real world, Halloween is when kids dress up in costumes and beg for candy. In Girl World, Halloween is the one day a year when a girl can dress up like a total slut and no other girls can say anything else about it.
Cady Heron – Mean Girls movie (check out the Mean Girls clip)
I do believe in spooks, I do, I do, I do.
The Lion in the Wizard of OZ
Acting is like a Halloween mask that you put on.
Everyone is a moon and has a dark side, which he never shows to anybody.
Biting is excellent. It’s like kissing – only there’s a winner.
From ghoulies and ghosties and long-leggedy beasties and things that go bump in the night, Good Lord, deliver us.
Who made the rule that everybody has to dress like sheep 364 days of the year? Think of all the people you’d meet if they were in costume every day. People would be so much easier to talk to – like talking to dogs.
And when you gaze long enough into the abyss, the abyss will gaze back into you.
You’re on Halloween Quotes.
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