Halloween Sayings, Quotes, Messages and Wishes

Halloween sayings, quotes, and more for the spookiest of all days: October 31. Also known as All Hallows Eve.

From ancient times, folks believed that this was the night when haunted and spooky things happened with great frequency. The tradition lives on today. For many kids, it’s the most popular holiday after the year after Christmas.

Spooky Halloween Expressions

Best Witches!

I’m a good witch most of the time.

Park your brooms at the door and come sit for a spell.

I love you just boo-cause.

Chills and thrills.

If the broom fits, ride it.

Don’t be a scaredy-cat!

Happy Halloween!

Halloween sayings.

Halloween Card Messages

Scare up some fun this Halloween!

Trick or Treat!

The dead rise again, bats fly, terror strikes, and screams echo, for tonight it’s Halloween.

Eat, drink, and be scary.

I wish you the best Halloween sugar high.

What do the ghost, Jack-o-lantern, witch, and bat all have in common? Wishing you a smile like a jack-o-lantern.

Wishing you a night that is so fun it’s scary.

Having fun on great pumpkin night is just a mandatory as dressing up.

Get your candy on – and don’t forget the costume.

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Card Halloween

A happy Halloween wish just for grins!

As the sky grows dark. The moon glows bright,
strange creatures and critters appear in the night,
as the goblins growl and the werewolves whine,
hope that Halloween sends a chill up your spine!

At this special time of year when jack-o’-lanterns glow, it gives a welcome chance to send a warm “Hello!” Happy night of nights.

This is no Trick, just a Treat for a special someone like you. (One of those Halloween sayings that are sure to win over even the toughest of customers.)

Halloween Notes for Friends

Time for shivers, scares, and thrills, for pumpkin grins in windowsills, for black cats in the full moon’s glow, and a happy Halloween hello!

A Merry Halloween. Wishing you a night filled with good old-fashioned fun.

I hope your night is so happy. It makes you glow from the inside out.

Happy Howl-o-ween!

I am dying to have a great Halloween with you. Let’s get some candy!

The skeleton laughed at this message. It tickled his funny bone.

The dentist knows that the scariest thing that can happen on Halloween night is eating all the candy without brushing your teeth.

Gho-stylin’ this Halloween. Wear some spooky BOOts.

Even those who are merely beautiful on the inside can be adored on Halloween.

I am hoping you have a great Halloween. Stay safe.

Halloween is a great time to dress up and have a little fun. Happy Halloween.

We are wishing you a great fall season. Stay warm and cozy.

Messages Cards

Have a spooky time on Halloween. Don’t get too scared, though.

Your dentist told me to tell you not to eat too much candy this Halloween.

How does Frankenstein like his potatoes?

Eat lots of candy this Halloween. Have a blast getting scared.

Have fun dressing up, getting candy, and getting scared, and wishing you a fun Halloween.

I hope your Halloween is fun and spooky. Eat, drink and be scary!

Everybody is scared of something. I hope you find yours!

I’m dying to have a great Halloween with you!

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Halloween Quotes

Some of these Halloween quotations come from notable books and horror movies.

There is magic in the night when pumpkins glow by moonlight.

A grandmother pretends she doesn’t know who you are on Halloween.
Erma Bombeck

I would like, if I may, to take you on a strange journey.
The Criminologist, “The Rocky Horror Picture Show”

Witch and ghost make merry
on this last of dear October’s days.

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 peoples’ doors and go, “Trick or treat – No thank you.”
Rita Rudner

I love Halloween, and I love that feeling: the cold air, the spooky dangers lurking around the corner.
Evan Peters

Notable Sayings

I’ll bet living in a nudist colony takes all the fun out of Halloween.

Dracula” Do you believe in destiny? That even the powers of time can be altered for a single purpose?
Bram Stoker, “Dracula”

Nothing on Earth so beautiful as the final haul on Halloween night.
Steve Almond

It’s all just a bunch of hocus pocus!
Max, Hocus Pocus

There is something at work in my soul, which I do not understand.
Mary Shelley, Frankenstein

There is something at work in my soul, which I do not understand.
Bram Stoker, Dracula

There is something haunting in the light of the moon.
Joseph Conrad

On Halloween, witches come true; Wild ghosts escape from dreams. Each monster dances in the park.

It’s Halloween; everyone’s entitled to one good scare.

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Classic Halloween Quotations

Tonight the Great Pumpkin will rise out of the pumpkin patch.
He flies through the air and brings toys to all the children of the world.
Linus in “It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

Double, double toil and trouble;
Fire burn and cauldron bubble.
William Shakespeare, Macbeth

Shadows of a thousand years rise again unseen,
Voices whisper in the trees, ‘Tonight is Halloween!’
Dexter Kozen

When witches go riding,
and black cats are seen,
the moon laughs and whispers,
’tis near Halloween.

From ghoulies and ghosties
And long-leggedy beasties
And things that go bump in the night,
Good Lord, deliver us!
Old Scottish saying

There are three things I have learned never to discuss with people:
religion, politics, and the Great Pumpkin.
Linus from -It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

Unable are the loved to die, for love is immortal.
Emily Dickenson

The blood is life.
Bram Stoker, Dracula

There is something haunting in the light of the moon.
Nicholas Gordon On Halloween

Where there is no imagination, there is no horror.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

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Halloween Sayings, Quotes, Messages and Wishes

Halloween Wishes For Family

These family-friendly Halloween sayings are great for neighbors, relatives, and business colleagues.

Are you ready for some pumpkin smashing?! Have lots of spooky fun!

CAUTION: Monsters Crossing!

Keep the lights on this night because you never know what may be lurking in the dark. Halloween greetings!

I hope your Halloween doesn’t suck like a vampire. Stay safe!

Happy Halloween to someone I trust not to leave me for dead during a zombie apocalypse.

I’m watching you. Be sure you have a hauntingly great Halloween!

May I borrow your face for a Halloween party? JK.

A candy a day keeps the monsters away.

I hope tonight amongst the pumpkins; you have a smashing time!

Mummy’s Lil Monster.

Funny Halloween Greetings

These Halloween sayings work spooktacularly well in October.

Blood donors are needed. See the Count.

Free Broom Rides!

Broom Parking – 5 cents.

Carve out some good times!

I was hanging out with my ghoul friends.

Remember the ghoul times!

Time for a coffin break.

It’s Hallo-scream!

Have a spooktacular good time!

May your Halloween be scarier than what goes on every night on the news.

Come as you aren’t.

Forget the ghosts – beware of me!

Ghosts have real spirits.

Remember the days Halloween meant running as fast as you could for more candy. That’s what it’s still like at our house.

Ghostly Greetings

Tonight is a real treat.

I can’t stop falling in love with brew.

Have a frightfully spooky Halloween.

Have a bootiful Halloween.

I boo believe in ghosts. I truly boo.

You are bootiful.

Have a fang-tastic night.

Gone haunting. I will return at midnight.

I witch you a Happy Halloween.

Trick or Treat. Smell my feet. Give me something good to eat.

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Good Halloween Messages and Slogans

Halloween Card Messages to put some fright in your night.

Trick or Treat! Give me something good to eat – Give me candy. Give me cake – Give me something sweet to take!

Happy Haunting!

Sit for a spell and have some brew.

Practice safe hex.

The Ghostess with the Mostess

Come in for a spell.

Come in for a bite.

Mind your mummy.

I want my mummy.

That’s witchful thinking.

Free broom with flying lessons.

Fangs for the memories and nightmares!

You strike me as one of those people that hand out fruit on Halloween.

The cobwebs are now decorations – come to our festive party!

Bugs & Hisses to you!

I see scary people.

When cats prowl and pumpkins gleam, may luck be yours on Halloween.

My other car is a broom.

Living in a nudist colony takes the fun out of Halloween.

I only spook when spooken to.

Boooo spooken here.

If the broom fits, fly it.

Demons are a ghoul’s best friend.

The graveyard shift is best. Make no bones about it!

Happy trick-or-treating, whatever you are.

Jack-o-lanterns are on the cutting edge.

Boo to you from our crew.

You’re too cute to scare.

Hang around for a spell.

Halloween Sayings FAQs

Here are some Halloween sayings frequently asked questions with answers.

What are some clever Halloween sayings?

Here are some clever Halloween sayings: “Disguise da limit,” “Bugs and Hisses to you,” “Halloween is a real treat,” “Get your candy on and don’t forget the costume,” and “Come as you aren’t.”

What are some famous Halloween quotes?

Shakespeare’s “Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn and cauldron bubble,” along with Erma Bombeck’s, “A grandmother pretends she doesn’t know who you are on Halloween.”

What are some spooky Halloween greetings?

“Sit for a spell, and we’ll have a ghoul time,” “Happy Howl-oween,” “Scare up some fun this Halloween,” and “Eat, Drink, and Be Scary” are a few of our favorite scary Halloween wishes.

Bonus Quotes for Halloween

Halloween is not only about putting on a costume, but it’s about finding the imagination and costume within ourselves.
Elvis Duran

If human beings had genuine courage, they’d wear their costumes every day of the year, not just on Halloween.
Douglas Coupland

There is a child in every one of us who is still a trick-or-treater looking for a brightly-lit front porch. Robert Brault

Clothes make a statement. Costumes tell a story.
Mason Cooley

Ghosts and goblins come to play on October’s final day!
Rusty Fische

By the pricking of my thumbs, something wicked this way comes.
William Shakespeare, Macbeth

Movie and TV Halloween Quotes

Magic is really very simple; all you’ve got to do is want something and then let yourself have it.
Aggie Cromwell, Halloweentown

I’ll stop wearing black when they make a darker color.
Wednesday Addams, The Addams Family

A person should always choose a costume which is in direct contrast to her own personality.
Lucy Van Pelt, It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

By Mike O’Halloran

Mike is the founder and editor of Greeting Card Poet.


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