15 Funny, Spooky and Poetic Halloween Quotes


If the Halloween cheer hasn’t spooked you yet, her are 15 Halloween quotes that will get you in the mood for a good scare (or laugh).

‘Tis the season for pumpkins, scarecrows, goblins and monsters! The weather has cooled down, but that only means the holiday season is just around the corner. First up is Halloween, one of the few moments each year that you have the opportunity to be someone or something else. Now, for some spooky inspiration.

1. ‘Tis now the very witching time of night,
When churchyards yawn and hell itself breathes out
Contagion to this world. – William Shakespeare

2. Hold on, man. We don’t go anywhere with ‘scary’, ‘spooky’, ‘haunted’, or ‘forbidden’ in the title. – From Scooby-Doo

3. 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

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

5. I hate Halloween. I hate dressing up. I hate – I wear wigs, makeup, costumes every day. Halloween is like, my least favorite holiday. – Amy Poehler

6. Where there is no imagination there is no horror. – Arthur Conan Doyle, Sr.

7. From ghoulies and ghosties
And long-leggedy beasties
And things that go bump in the night,
Good Lord, deliver us! – Scottish Saying

8. Charlie Brown is the one person I identify with. C.B. is such a loser. He wasn’t even the star of his own Halloween special. – Chris Rock

9. Being in a band you can wear whatever you want — it’s like an excuse for Halloween everyday. – Gwen Stefani

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

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

12. The farther we’ve gotten from the magic and mystery of our past, the more we’ve come to need Halloween. – Paul Curan

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

14. If a man harbors any sort of fear, it makes him landlord to a ghost. – Lloyd Douglas

15. True love is like ghosts, which everyone talks about but few have seen. – Anonymous

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