45 Best Halloween Quotes to Get You in the Spooky Spirit

We've got song lyrics, lines from your favorite scary movies, and more.

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It's that time of the year! We're here to kick off a whole month of frights with the best Halloween quotes out there. Our list of spooky sayings will get you, your friends, and your entire family in the mood for a wickedly good Halloween. They'll also get you in the mood to decorate pumpkins, craft a few DIY costumes, and even conjure up some cute Halloween crafts. Or perhaps you're more of a foodie, in which case we hope these sayings inspire you to whip up a few festive dishes in honor of the last day of the month, from sweet Halloween treats to savory Halloween appetizers and even Halloween cocktails. (Oh, and don't forget about making creepy cakes, Halloween cookies, and festive snacks for the kids!)

If you're hosting a Halloween party, you're sure to upload photos of the bash to social media. These quotes can help you out there too: They also make for great Instagram captions! After all, you'll want to show off your handmade costume and all your spooktacular decorations, won't you?

But even if you're not in the mood to enjoy everyone's favorite holiday with a ton of friends, there's still a reason to browse through our fun Halloween quotes. You can always queue up a scary movie marathon—our personal favorite way to spend a fall weekend—or perhaps even brew a playlist of Halloween songs. Here's to Halloween, your way. (And if you just love the season in general, check out our fall Instagram captions and fall quotes too.)

Halloween Quotes Douglas Coupland
Douglas Coupland

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

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Halloween Quotes Charlie Brown
Linus (It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown)

"Have you come to sing pumpkin carols?"

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Aggie Cromwell (Halloweentown)

"Magic is really very simple, all you've got to do is want something and then let yourself have it."

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Nick Gordon

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

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Halloween Quotes Joseph Conrad
Joseph Conrad

"There is something haunting in the light of the moon."

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Midgard Morningstar

"The moon has awoken with the sleep of the sun, the light has been broken; the spell has begun."

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Cleveland Coxe

"'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."

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L.M. Montgomery

"I'm so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers."

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Nicholas Gordon

"Halloween wraps fear in innocence, as though it were a slightly sour sweet. Let terror, then, be turned into a treat…"

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Tim Burton

"Every day is Halloween, isn't it? For some of us."

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Arthur Conan Doyle

"Where there is no imagination, there is no horror."

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Elvis Duran

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

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William Shakespeare

"By the pricking of my thumbs, something wicked this way comes."

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Evan Peters

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

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Humbert Wolfe

"We have had our summer evenings, now for October eves!"

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Sheriff Leigh Brackett, "Halloween"

"It's Halloween, everyone's entitled to one good scare."

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William Shakespeare, "MacBeth"

"Something wicked this way comes."

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

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

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Wednesday Addams, "The Addams Family"

"I'll stop wearing black when they make a darker color."

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Shannon A. Thompson, "November Snow"

"She used to tell me that a full moon was when mysterious things happen and wishes come true."

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Arthur Conan Doyle

"Where there is no imagination, there is no horror."

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Lucy, "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown"

"A person should always choose a costume which is in direct contrast to her own personality."

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Steve Almond

"Nothing on earth is so beautiful as the final haul on Halloween night."

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Ava Dellaira, "Love Letters to the Dead"

"On Halloween you get to become anything that you want to be."

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Dexter Kozen

"Shadows of a thousands years rise again unseen, voices whisper in the trees, 'Tonight is Halloween!'"

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Jack Skellington in "Nightmare Before Christmas"

"Just because I cannot see it, doesn't mean I can't believe it!"

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Jay Hawkins, "I Put a Spell on You"

"I put a spell on you because you're mine."

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Aggie Cromwell, ''Halloweentown''

"Being normal is vastly overrated."

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Max, Hocus Pocus

"It's just a bunch of hocus pocus!"

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