85+ Best Halloween Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Inspirational halloveen quotes will brighten up your day and make you feel ready to take on anything.

Famous Halloween Quotes

It’s as much fun to scare as to be scared. Vincent Prince

Believe nothing you hear, and only one half that you see. Edgar Allan Poe, American Writer

Evil has only the power that we give it. Ray Bradbury, Something Wicked This Way Comes

Where there is no imagination there is no horror. Arthur Conan Doyle, British Writer

I am the pumpkin king. Poor Jack, The Nightmare Before Christmas

No good deed will I do again. Elphaba, Wicked

Last night you were unhinged. You were like some desperate, howling demon. You frightened me. Do it again. Morticia, The Addams Family

Goodbye cruel world. Winifred Sanderson, Hocus Pocus

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

The world turned upside down in a good way for one black velvet night. Karen Fortunati, American Author

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

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

We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones. Stephen King

I heard all things in heaven and in the earth. I heard many things in hell. Edgar Allan Poe, The Tell Tale Heart

Anyone could see that the wind was a special wind this night, and the darkness took on a special feel because it was All Hallows’ Eve. Ray Bradbury, The Halloween Tree

Clothes make a statement. Costumes tell a story. Mason Cooley, American Aphorist

It’s Halloween! It’s Halloween! The moon is full and bright and we shall see that can’t be seen on any other night. Jack Prelutsky, It’s Halloween

 I dropped the candies into the children’s bags, thinking: You small mortals don’t realize the power of your stories. Karen Russell, Vampires in the Lemon Grove

If I cannot inspire love, I will cause fear! Mary Shelley, Frankenstein

I would die for her. I would kill for her. Either way, what bliss. Gomez, The Addams Family

Flip the switch and let the cauldron bubble! Aunt Frances Owens, Practical Magic

Halloween is an opportunity to be really creative. Judy Gold, American Comedian

Oh how the candles will be lit and the wood of worm burn in a fiery dust. For on all Hallows’ Eve will the spirits come to play. Solange nicole

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, Once a Witch

Most people will tell you growing up means you stop believing in Halloween things  I’m telling you the reverse. You start to grow up when you understand that the stuff that scares you is part of the air you breathe. Peter Straub, 

It’s that special time of year where we voluntarily imbibe pumpkin spiced lattes: the coffee that tastes like a candle. John Oliver

You must believe me, it was a horseman, a dead one! Headless! Ichabod Crane, Sleepy Hollow

I met this six year old child, with this blank, pale, emotionless face and the blackest eyes  the Devil’s eyes. I spent eight years trying to reach him, and then another seven trying to keep him locked up. Samuel Loomis, Halloween

I put a spell on you because you’re mine. Jay Hawkins, American Singer Songwriter

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

We gladly feast on those who would subdue us. The Addams Family

They cannot be seen because they creep only in the dark. H.P. Lovecraft, “The H.P. Lovecraft Collection

Trick or treat, bag of sweets, ghosts are walking down the street.

On Hallowe’en they all jump off the roof and fly! Ice Cream Boy, Practical Magic

I’m wicked through and through. Elphaba, Wicked

They thought of All Hallows’ Night and the billion ghosts wandering the lonely lanes in cold winds and strange smokes. Ray Bradbury, The Halloween Tree

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

In masks and gowns we haunt the street and knock on doors for trick or treat. Jack Prelutsky, It’s Halloween

We have had our summer evenings, now for October eves! Humbert Wolfe, British Poet

This is my costume. I’m a homicidal maniac, they look just like everyone else. Wednesday Addams, The Addams Family

Never trust anything that can think for itself if you can’t see where it keeps its brain. J.K. Rowling, English Author

I might play with my cat and then trick people to death. Scott Holstad, Shadows Before the Maiming

Catching and holding the attention of an eight year old on Halloween is like trying to catch a hummingbird with a piece of dental floss. It’s theoretically possible, but not very likely. Abbi Waxman, Adult Assembly Required

Hell is empty and all the devils are here. William Shakespeare, The Tempest

Searchers after horror haunt strange, far places. H.P. Lovecraft, The Short Stories of H.P. Lovecraft

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

I knew nothing but shadows and I thought them to be real. Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray

Shadows mutter, most replies; darkness purrs as midnight sighs. Rusty Fischer, American Author

You ever feel prickly things on the back of your neck? Cole Sear, The Sixth Sense

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, American Author

A witch never gets caught. Don’t forget that she has magic in her fingers and devilry dancing in her blood. Roald Dahl, The Witches

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

There’s a little witch in all of us. Alice Hoffman, Practical Magic

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

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

No live organism can continue for long to exist sanely under conditions of absolute reality. Shirley Jackson, The Haunting of Hill House

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

I’m a witch every day. Not just for Halloween.

When I sleep my spirit slips away from my body and dances naked with the devil. Thomasin, The Witch

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

It’s Halloween. Everyone’s entitled to one good scare. Sheriff Leigh Brackett, Halloween

There is nothing that gives more assurance than a mask. Collette, French Author

There’s only 365 days left until next Halloween! Mayor, The Nightmare Before Christmas

Be afraid, be very afraid. Ronnie, The Fly

I know of witches who whistle at different pitches, calling things that don’t have names. Helen Oyeyemi, White is for Witching

Nothing on Earth so beautiful as the final haul on Halloween night. Steve Almond, American Short Story Writer

Beware the dark pool at the bottom of our hearts. In its icy, black depths dwell strange and twisted creatures it is best not to disturb. Sue Grafton,I’ is for Innocent

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself and spiders.

We shall see that at which dogs howl in the dark, and that at which cats prick up their ears after midnight. H.P. Lovecraft, The Collected Works of H.P. Lovecraft

It’s a full moon tonight. That’s why all the weirdos are out. Dani, Hocus Pocus

Maybe ever’body in the whole damn world is scared of each other. John Steinbeck, Of Mice and Men

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

At night the fog was thick and full of light, and sometimes voices. Erin Bow, Plain Kate

Men say that in this midnight hour, the disembodied have power. William Motherwell, Scottish Poet

Imagination be a witch tonight. Robert Bagg, Hallowe’en

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

Life itself is but the shadow of death, and souls departed but the shadows of the living. Thomas Browne, Garden of Cyrus

Vampires, werewolves, fallen angels and fairies lurk in the shadows, their intentions far from honorable. Jeaniene Frost

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

Tis now the very witching time of night, when churchyards yawn and hell itself breathes out contagion to this world. William Shakespeare, Hamlet

I am all in a sea of wonders; I doubt; I fear; I think strange things, which I dare not confess to my own soul. Bram Stoker, Irish Author

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

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

The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown. H.P. Lovecraft, Supernatural Horror in Literature