by Rachel / Oct 29, 2021

31 DELIGHTFUL AND SPOOKY HALLOWEEN QUOTES

Halloween pumpkin with candles

“Darkness falls across the land, the midnight hour is close at hand.” - Rodney Lynn Temperton

“Last Halloween was bad for me. I got beat up. I went to a party dressed as a piñata.” - Jim Samuels

“I've seen enough horror movies to know that any weirdo wearing a mask is never friendly.” - Elizabeth, Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives

“On Halloween you get to become anything that you want to be.” - Ava Dellaria

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

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

“The moon has awoken with the sleep of the sun, the light has been broken; the spell has begun.” - Midgard Morningstar

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

"Believe only half of what you see and nothing that you hear." - Edgar Allan Poe

“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.’” - Rita Rudner

“Ghosts and goblins come to play on October’s final day.” - Rusty Fischer

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

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

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

“Some people are born for Halloween, and some are just counting the days until Christmas.” - Stephen Graham Jones

“It's as much fun to scare as to be scared.” - Vincent Price

“I'll stop wearing black when they make a darker color.” - Wednesday Addams, The Addams Family

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

“Magic is really very simple, all you've got to do is want something and then let yourself have it.” - Aggie Cromwell

“I have to be honest. I don’t really look forward to Halloween as much as November 1st. November 1st should be named ‘Discount Candy Day.’” - Theresa Weaver

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

“The only thing that really scares me about Halloween is running out of candy.” - Melanie White

“Halloween wraps fear in innocence, as though it were a slightly sour sweet. Let terror, then, be turned into a treat…” - Nicholas Gordon

“If the broom fits, ride it!” - Unknown

“Every day is Halloween, isn't it? For some of us.” - Tim Burton

“The only thing we have to fear is fear itself… and spiders.” - Unknown

“Never trust anything that can think for itself if you can’t see where it keeps its brain.” - J.K. Rowling

“I am the shadow on the moon at night, filling your dreams to the brim with fright.” - Oogie Boogie Man, The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)

“A grandmother pretends she doesn't know who you are on Halloween.” - Erma Bombeck

“Sometimes the world of the living gets mixed up with the world of the dead.” - Mrs. Mills, The Others (2001)

“If I'm lazy and I can't come up with a costume, I would just wear a slip and write ‘Freudian' on it.’” - Julia Stiles


We figured that if you made it to the bottom of this quotes list, then you deserve some corny Halloween jokes as well :)

Why didn’t the skeleton go to the Halloween party?
Because he had no body to go with!

Why don’t mummies take time off?
They’re afraid to unwind.

What do you get when you divide the circumference of your jack-o’-lantern by its diameter?
Pumpkin Pi

How can you tell if a vampire has a cold?
Because of the coffin!