79 of the Best Halloween Quotes

Halloween is the spookiest night of the year. This festival is not only for the kids. Even adults celebrate it with their family and friends. Some carve scary faced lanterns out of pumpkins. Many decorate their homes and yards in Halloween style. Some even take part in the different events around their town. Some brave people even binge watch scary movies or visit the haunted house. Are you looking to have some fun? Let us help you. Here are some right Halloween quotes to set the mood. Have a look.

The Best Quotes To Celebrate Halloween

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

2.“There are three things I have learned never to discuss with people: religion, politics and the Great Pumpkin.” – Linus

3.“Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn and cauldron bubble.” – William Shakespeare

4.“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

5.“Witch and ghost make merry on this last of dear October’s days.” – Unknown

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

7.“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

8.“Shadows of a thousand years rise again unseen, Voices whisper in the trees, ‘Tonight is Halloween!” – Dexter Kozen

9.“When witches go riding, and black cats are seen, the moon laughs and whispers, ‘tis near Halloween.” – Unknown

10.“She used to tell me that a full moon was when mysterious things happen and wishes come true.” – Shannon A. Thompson

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

12.“There is magic in the night when pumpkins glow by moonlight.” – Unknown

13.“’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 is they — it is they.” – Cleveland Coxe

14.“Every day is Halloween, isn’t it? For some of us.” – Tim Burton

15.“During the day, I don’t believe in ghosts. At night, I’m a little more open-minded.” – Unknown

16.“Listen to them – the children of the night. What music they make!” – Bram Stoker

17.“By the pricking of my thumbs, something wicked this way comes.” – William Shakespeare

18.“Men say that in this midnight hour, the disembodied have power.” – William Motherwell

19.“There is nothing that gives more assurance than a mask.” – Colette

20.“There are nights when the wolves are silent and only the moon howls.” – George Carlin

21.“I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.” – L. M. Montgomery

22.“We have had our summer evenings, now for October eves!” – Humblet Wolfie

23.“I must go in. The fog is rising.” – Emily Dickson

24.“We were a family that made our Halloween costumes. Or, more accurately, my mother made them. She took no suggestions or advice. Halloween costumes were her territory. She was the brain behind my brother’s winning girl costume, stuffing her own bra with newspapers for him to wear under a cashmere sweater and smearing red lipstick on his lips.” – Ann Hood

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25.“On Halloween, the parents sent their kids out looking like me.” – Rodney Dangerfield

26.“I wasn’t allowed to have sugar as a kid. We didn’t have candy or soda or anything, so Easter and Halloween were my favorite times ’cause I could eat as much candy as I wanted.” – Kaley Cuoco

27.“I actually have a stash of wigs for Halloween. But only for that. Not to play dress-up.” – Alexa Vega

28.“I really love scary movies, so I’m all about Halloween.” – Normani Kordei

29.“I definitely do not like Halloween. I don’t like masks, creepy clowns, dark things, goblins or witches. They’re not just my thing.” – Tyler Perry

30.“I had been terrified of Halloween my entire adult life. Loved it as a kid, but the minute I got out of college, there were little kids at my door demanding candy, which, No. 1, I couldn’t afford, and, No. 2, if I had candy, it would be mine.” – Jen Lancaster

31.“When I was a kid, Halloween was strictly a starchy-vegetable-only holiday, with pumpkins and Indian corn on the front stoop; there was nothing electric, nothing inflatable, nothing with latex membranes or strobes.” – Susan Orlean

32.“Halloween is bigger than Christmas in America. I’ve experienced it in New York, Los Angeles and Washington D.C., and if you’re in the right neighborhood, every house is decorated with spooky ghosts, spider webs, and jack-o-lanterns.” – Rhys Darby

33.“If ever there was a holiday that deserves to be commercialized, it’s Halloween. We haven’t taken it away from kids. We’ve just expanded it so that the kid in adults can enjoy it, too.” – Cassandra Peterson

34.“Every Halloween for six years, I was a Ninja Turtle, and Mikey was my favorite. The turtles really made me who I am today. They got me into martial arts, meditation, surfing, skateboarding; big time influence on who I am today.” – Greg Cipes

35.“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.” – Conan O’Brien

36.“If I wasn’t even famous or had any success, I would still wake up and put tons of make-up on, and put on a cool outfit. That’s always been who I’ve been my whole life, so that’s never gonna change. I love fashion. I love getting dressed up. I love Halloween, too.” – Gwen Stefani

37.“I love Halloween, trick or treating and decorating the house. And I love Thanksgiving, because of the football and the fall weather. And of course, I love Christmas – that’s my favorite of all!” – Joe Nichols

38.“When my son was little, we mothers always did the Halloween parties, and I would wear my orange-and-black Chanel. It comes in handy on October 31. I’m the chicest pumpkin around.” – Karen Katz

39.“I’m cool with people dressing up as Eleven for Halloween. I definitely want to open my door and give them candy.” – Millie Bobby Brown

40.“I wanted to – any chance I had to dress up as a boy, like Halloween, I would be a pirate or a ghost that wore a tie.” – A hobo. Jane Lynch

41.“No trick or treaters came to my house for Halloween. For some reason, people around here are scared of me.” – Glenn Danzig

42.“Many cultures believe that on a certain day – Halloween, the Irish Samhain Eve, Mexico’s Dia de los Muertos – the veil between this world and the next is especially thin.” – Michael Dirda

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43.“Halloween is my favorite holiday, and I always go all-out with my costumes.” – Ginnifer Goodwin

44.“I was born on the night of Samhain, when the barrier between the worlds is whisper-thin and when magic, old magic sings its heady and sweet song to anyone who cares to hear it.” – Carolyn MacCullough

45.“The farther we’ve gotten from the magic and mystery of our past, the more we’ve come to need Halloween. October Dreams: A celebration of Halloween” – Paula Guran

46.“Oh how the candles will be lit and the wood of worm burn in a fiery dust. For on all Hallow’s Eve will the spirits come to play and only the fruit of thy womb will satisfy their endless roaming.” – Solange nicole

47.“Did you know that at one time trick-or-treating was stopped? It’s true. During World War II children were not allowed to trick or treat because there was a sugar shortage.” – Linda Bozzo

48.“Just because I cannot see it, doesn’t mean I can’t believe it!” – Jack Skellington

49.“Sticky fingers, tired feet; one last house, trick or treat!” – Rusty Fischer

50.“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

51.“Shadows mutter, mist replies; darkness purrs as midnight sighs.” – Rusty Fischer

52.“When black cats prowl and pumpkins gleam, may luck be yours on Halloween.” – Unknown

53.“The jack-o-lantern follows me with tapered; glowing eyes. His yellow teeth grin evilly. His cackle I despise. But I shall have the final laugh when Halloween is through. This pumpkin king I’ll split in half to make a pie for two.” – Richelle E. Goodrich

54.“Halloween creatures both friendly & gruesome peered out of the rustling leaves.” – Kevin Purdy

55.“I’ve always loved Halloween: the one day of the year when you can blatantly dress as your number-one obsession and people will smile instead of snicker.” – J.C. Lillis

56.“The murmurings and mutterings grew even more freakish and grotesque as Halloween slithered ever closer.” – Kevin Purdy

57.“As a kid, she’d always loved Halloween. A magic night. A night when anything could happen. Monsters could be real. Magic could whisper in the air.” – Cynthia Eden

58.“I would rather sit on a pumpkin and have it all to myself than be crowded on a velvet cushion.” – Walden

59.“There is nothing funny about Halloween. This sarcastic festival reflects, rather, an infernal demand for revenge by children on the adult world.” – Jean Baudrillard

60.“Pixie, kobold, elf, and sprite, all are on their rounds tonight; in the wan moon’s silver ray, Thrives their helter-skelter play.” – Joel Benton

61.“At first cock-crow the ghosts must go. Back to their quiet graves below.” – Theodosia Garriso

62.“’Tis now the very witching time of night, when churchyards yawn, and hell itself breathe out Contagion to this world.” – William Shakespeare

63.“I don’t know that there are real ghosts and goblins, but there are always more trick-or-treaters than neighborhood kids.” – Robert Brault

64.“Peter is such a candy freak. I knew he’d stay out all night if he could…. This was his biggest night of the year. Bigger than Christmas. When he got home, he’d turn the shopping bag over on his rug and dump out all the candy. Then he’d sort it for hours, making piles of one candy bar and then another. He’s so totally mental. Sometimes when he was smaller he’d actually roll on his back in his Halloween candy, like a dog.” – R.L. Stine

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65.“There is something haunting in the light of the moon; it has all the dispassionateness of a disembodied soul, and something of its inconceivable mystery.” – Joseph Conrad

66.“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!” – George Croly

67.“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.” – Carolyn Wells

68.“On Halloween, witches come true; Wild ghosts escape from dreams. Each monster dances in the park….” – Nicholas Gordon

69.“When the spooks have a midnight jamboree/They break it up with fiendish glee/The ghosts are bad but the one that’s cursed/Is the headless horseman; he’s the worst/That’s right, he’s a fright on Halloween night! When he goes a joggin’ ‘cross the land/Holding his noggin in his hand/Demons take one look and groan/And they hit the road to parts unknown/Beware, take care he rides alone!” – Unknown

70.“Hope your day doesn’t suck like a vampire. May you have an amazing day and a freakishly scary Halloween!” – Unknown

71.“Keep calm, trick or treat and carry on.” – Unknown

72.“This Halloween I’d like to tell you a thing or two, it’s okay to be the devil, it’s okay to have a tattoo, it’s okay to be an angel, it’s okay to trick or treat too.” – Unknown

73.“Today I can be moody and be a little witch!” – Unknown

74.“Hope all the candies don’t go to WAIST. Happy Halloween!” – Unknown

75.“The dead rise again, bats fly, terror strikes and screams echo, for tonight it’s Halloween.” – Unknown

76.”Wishing you an eerie, spooky, hair-raising, spell-binding Halloween!” – Unknown

77.“Pumpkin carving and ghost hunting. Trick or treating and witch hunting. This will be a bone-chilling Halloween!” – Unknown

78.“Have a horrifying, magical, blood-curdling and candy-filled bag Halloween!” – Unknown

79.“Let the goose bumps spread and the hairs stand up on Halloween, and let the candy fill your dreams.” – Unknown

Halloween – 101 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know!

Wow, this is a fun and educational video.

I was surprised the most by #6.


Later on, the Halloween became kids’ festival. According to History.com, they started to dress up and visit the neighborhood for treats. People began giving them various candies and other stuff to eat.

In case, the owner of the house didn’t give them any treat, the children will play some funny, mischievous prank on them. Now days, we also have Halloween theme parties where even adults dress up in different costumes and have a ball.

We hope that these spine-chilling Halloween quotes will add more to your parties. What are your plans for the coming Halloween?

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