The Scariest, Funniest, and Most Memorable Halloween Quotes

A collection of short Halloween sayings to get you in the spirit. From the Mean Girls quote to candy and fitness quotes.

As Halloween approaches, I can’t help but reflect on all of the amazing quotes that come with it. There are so many great ones that it’s hard to pick just one to share, but if I had to choose, I would go with this one:

“There is nothing funny about Halloween. This sarcastic festival reflects, rather, an infernal desire for revenge by children on the adult world.” -Albert Camus

In my opinion, this quote captures the true spirit of Halloween. Our dark side can be indulged during this time when we can take a break from the real world. Is there anything more inspiring?

Quotes Related To Halloween

Halloween Quotes

  1. Halloween is a day in which some people choose to wear a mask, while others finally feel safe to take theirs off
    —Steve Maraboli
  2. “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
  3. “Be afraid … Be very afraid.” —Ronnie, The Fly
  4. “I love Halloween, and I love that feeling: the cold air, the spooky dangers lurking around the corner.” —Evan Peters
  5. “Believe nothing you hear, and only half of what you see.” —Edgar Allen Poe
  6. “I’ll bet living in a nudist colony takes all the fun out of Halloween.” – Unknown
  7. “There is magic in the night when pumpkins glow by moonlight.”
  8. “Halloween is the time of year when it’s ok to be a little weird.”
  9. “I don’t know what’s more, you dressing up like a 16-year-old prostitute or the fact that I’m supposed to be turned on by it.” – Unknown
  10. “The older you get, the more fun it is to dress up for Halloween.”
  11. “Halloween is the one night a year when girls can dress like slutty zombies and no one can say anything about it.” – Unknown
  12. “My favorite thing about Halloween is the candy
  13. “Goodbye cruel world.” — Winifred Sanderson, Hocus Pocus
  14. “No good deed will I do again.” — Elphaba, Wicked
  15. “Fear,’ the doctor said, ‘is the relinquishment of logic, the willing relinquishing of reasonable patterns. We yield to it or we fight it, but we cannot meet it halfway.’” — Shirley Jackson, The Haunting of Hill House
  16. “Everything seemed cut from soft black velvet or gold or orange velvet. Smoke panted up out of a thousand chimneys like the plumes of funeral parades. From kitchen windows drifted two pumpkin smells: gourds being cut, pies being baked.”—  Ray Bradbury, American Author
  17. “Listen to them—the children of the night. What music they make!” — Bram Stoker, Irish Author
  18. “Sticky fingers, tired feet; one last house, trick or treat!” — Rusty Fischer, American Author
  19. “The dead rise again, bats fly, terror strikes and screams echo, for tonight it’s Halloween.” — Unknown
  20. “Never trust anything that can think for itself if you can’t see where it keeps its brain.” — J.K. Rowling, English Author
  21. “This wallpaper and I are fighting a duel to the death. Either it goes or I do.” — Oscar Wilde
  22. “Shadows mutter, mist replies; darkness purrs as midnight sighs.” — Rusty Fischer, American Author
  23. “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
  24. “Magic is really very simple, all you’ve got to do is want something and then let yourself have it.”— Aggie Cromwell, Halloweentown
  25. “I would like, if I may, to take you on a strange journey.” — The Criminologist, Rocky Horror Picture Show

Mean Girls Halloween Quote

Halloween mean Girls Quote

I’m sure everyone loves Mean Girls. The movie has some of the most iconic and used sayings in quotes. The popular mean girls Halloween quote is by Cady ( Lindsay Lohan )

“In the real world, Halloween is when kids dress up in costumes and beg for candy. In Girl World, Halloween is the one day a year when a girl can dress up like a total slut and no other girls can say anything else about it.”

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Halloween Candy Quotes

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  1. My favorite Halloween candy is candy corn. It comes in four colors: white, yellow, orange, and brown. Those are also the stages of your teeth rotting after you eat it. — Jay Leno
  2. 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 people’s doors and go, “Trick or treat.” — Rita Rudner
  3. All the candy corn that was ever made was made in 1911. — Lewis Black
  4. And all Halloween candy pales next to candy corn, if only because candy corn used to appear, like the Great Pumpkin, solely on Halloween. — Rosecrans Baldwin
  5. The best thing about candy is that it can’t be spoiled by the adult world. Candy is innocent. —Rosecrans Baldwin
  6. In recent years, there have been reports of people with twisted minds putting razor blades and poison in taffy apples and Halloween candy. It is no longer safe to let your child eat treats that come from strangers. — Ann Landers
  7. A candy coloured clown they call the sandman Tiptoes into my room every night Just to sprinkle stardust and whisper; “Go to sleep, everything is alright” — Roy Orbison
  8. In the midst of all the candy and commercialism, let’s not lose sight of the true meaning of Halloween: tree worship and animal sacrifice. — Dana Gould
  9. 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
  10. Halloween revolves around delicious candy, excessive alcohol, and horny women dressed as sluts. This also describes my vision of Heaven. — Tucker Max
  11. Last Halloween I ran out of candy and I had to give the kids nicotine gum. — David Letterman

Short Halloween Quotes

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  1. “Hell is empty and all the devils are here.” —William Shakespeare
  2. “The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.” —Eden Phillpots
  3. “Where there is no imagination, there is no horror.” —Arthur Conan Doyle
  4. “It’s all just a bunch of hocus pocus!” —Max, Hocus Pocus
  5. “Something wicked this way comes.” —William Shakespeare
  6. “It’s Halloween, everyone’s entitled to one good scare.” —Brackett
  7. “When black cats prowl and pumpkins gleam, may luck be yours on Halloween.” —Unknown
  8. “There is something haunting in the light of the moon.” —Joseph Conrad
  9. “Werewolves howl. Phantoms prowl. Halloween’s upon us now.” —Richelle E. Goodrich
  10. “Never trust anything that can think for itself if you can’t see where it keeps its brain.” —J.K. Rowling
  11. “Trick or treat, a bag of sweets, ghosts are walking down the street.” —Unknown
  12. 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. – Rita Rudner

Friends TV Show Halloween Quotes

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Friends spend every special occasion together, including Halloween, and Chandler, Monica, Ross, Rachel, Joey, and Phoebe are no exception. I’ll also do a Christmas quote from the show too.

  1. “It was either a pink bunny or no bunny at all.” — Monica
  2. “Dude, what happened?” — Joey
  3. “I am stronger. I would destroy you.” — Ross
  4. “I’ll prove it like a theorem.” — Ross“Ah, Catwoman. So we meet again.” — Phoebe
  5. “Is it fair that all you had to do was put on a cape and I have to give you free stuff?” — Rachel
  6. “You didn’t dress up either?” — Monica
  7. “She’s not right behind me, is she?” — Joey
  8. “You’re going further down. Downtown!” — Ross
  9. “One of them just said that she loved me, so I just gave her everything.” — Rachel
  10. “Please tell me you’re not gonna dress up like a dinosaur again.” — Rachel
  11. “Wow, I don’t have the worst costume anymore.” — Chandler
  12. “You are so in style right now.” — Rachel
  13. “Halloween is so stupid. Dressing up, pretending to be someone you’re not.” — Joey
  14. “Chandler’s making his sex face.” — Monica
  15. “I’m a woman who spent a lot of a money on a dress.” — Rachel
  16. “Just remember, I’m a minute younger.” — Phoebe
  17. “You are a very scary witch, and you are a very funny clown.” — Rachel
  18. “I know it’s last minute, but we’ve decided to have a Halloween party.” — Monica
  19. “That’s not your choice. Happy Halloween!” — Rachel
  20. “You’d think that would embarrass me, but I’m maxed out.” — Chandler

Halloweentown Movie Quotes (1998)

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A quick recap of the move: As Marnie Piper approaches her thirteenth birthday, her grandmother, Angie, visits her to teach her some witchcraft. There is a threat to Halloweentown, and Angie needs help.

  1. “How are we supposed to grow up if we’re not allowed to go into the world, try new things, and take some risks?” – Marnie Piper
  2. “My poor little sister should be out trick-or-treating, but you’ve kept her from a normal childhood and now she’s a wall ornament.” – Marnie Piper
  3. “- Luke: Maybe we could go out for an ice cream. I know my way around town. I’m kinda like the big cheese here.
    – Marnie Piper: I was hungry, but then I smelled something stinky… it must have been the Big Cheese!”
  4. “- Marnie Piper: A pentagram. Lon Chaney had one of these on his hand when he was bit by that werewolf.
    – Aggie Cromwell: I’ve always said that the movies could teach us so much.”
  5. “- Marnie Piper: I’m getting that déjà-vu feeling again!
    – Dylan Piper: You knew I was going to put on my shoe?”
  6. “- Gwen Cromwell Piper: You are not a witch.
    – Marnie Piper: Oh yes, I am, no thanks to you. You were going to let my powers go away forever.”
  7. “- Dylan Piper: Why can’t you find a more normal holiday to get hung up on? Like… Arbor Day! Trees are important too, you know.
    – Marnie Piper: Halloween is cool, nature boy! It’s ancient, it’s strange, and, besides, Mom and Dad met on Halloween.
    – Dylan Piper: Shhh! What’re you doing? You know talking about Dad always bugsMom out.”

Charlie Brown Halloween Quotes

Quotes from – It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown.

It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown is sure to delight all ages. Most of us grew up watching Charlie Brown, Linus, Lucy, and the rest of the gang celebrate Halloween and hope that the Great Pumpkin would visit us. Enjoy the nostalgia and the comical dialogue, and stay for the beloved characters.

  1. Linus: “You’ve heard of the fury of a woman scorned, haven’t you?”
    Charlie Brown: “Yeah, I guess I have.”
    Linus: “Well, that’s nothing compared to a woman who has been cheated out of tricks-or-treats.”
  2. Lucy: “All you have to do is walk up to a house, ring the doorbell, and say ‘tricks or treats.'”
    Sally: “Are you sure it’s legal?”
    Lucy: “Of course it’s legal.”
    Sally: “I wouldn’t want to be accused of taking part in a rumble.”
  3. Linus: “He’ll come here because I have the most sincere pumpkin patch and he respects sincerity.”
  4. Linus: “There are three things I’ve learned never to discuss with people: religion, politics, and the Great Pumpkin.”
  5. Linus: “You don’t believe the story of the Great Pumpkin? I thought little girls always believed everything that was told to them. I thought little girls were innocent and trusting.”
    Sally: “Welcome to the 20th Century!”
  6. Linus [writing]: “Dear Great Pumpkin, I am looking forward to your arrival on Halloween night. I hope you will bring me lots of presents.”

Halloween Birthday Quotes

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We associate Halloween with candy, pumpkins, and spooky things that go bump in the night. There is, however, a time for cake, presents, and celebrating their birthday. Here are some quotes to use for someone who has a birthday on Halloween day.

  1. Hope you have a spookily good Halloween birthday!
  2. A very happy Halloween birthday to one of my favorite little monsters!
  3. Wishing you a spooky happy Halloween birthday!
  4. You look fang-tastic for your age, so you must be a vampire!
  5. Happy birthday! I hope it’s extra sweet for you!
  6. Your birthday cake will be the scariest thing you see this Halloween!
  7. Were you really born on Halloween, or were you created by a mad scientist?
  8. Hopefully, your birthday will leave you smiling like a jack o’ lantern. I wish you a happy birthday, pumpkin!
  9. I wish you a happy birthday and a happy Halloween! I hope you have a fun and scary party.
  10. Happy birthday and Happy Halloween! Beware of the candyman. He’s not out to give candies.


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