100 Spooky Halloween Quotes
We’ve gone absolutely mad for movies, crazy for candy corn and positively potty for petrifiying poetry.
Check out our Top 100 Scary Quotes for a wickedly wonderful Halloween. Seeeee you sooooon….
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1. 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 because I realized that what was living behind that boy’s eyes was purely and simply evil.
— Dr Samuel Loomis
2. You know, I’ve always wanted a child. And now I think I’ll have one… on toast!
— Winifred Sanderson
3. All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.
— Jack Torrance
4. When there is no more room in Hell, the dead will walk the Earth!
— George Romero
5. They’re coming to get you Barbra!
6. Hi, I’m Chucky, wanna play?
7. I’m telling you that that thing upstairs isn’t my daughter. Now I want you to tell me that you know for a fact that there’s nothing wrong with my daughter except in her mind. YOU TELL ME YOU KNOW FOR A FACT THAT AN EXORCISM WOULDN’T DO ANY GOOD! YOU TELL ME THAT!
— Chris MacNeil
9. They’re here!
— Carol Anne Freeling
2. It is the middle ground between light and shadow, between science and superstition, and it lies between the pit of man’s fears and the summit of his knowledge. This is the dimension of imagination. It is an area which we call the Twilight Zone.
3. If the apocalypse comes, beep me.
— Buffy Summers
6. Bump-dee-bump! My life for you!
— Trashcan Man
8. You rang?
2. …it was a huge creature, luminous, ghastly, and spectral. I have cross-examined these men, one of them a hard-headed countryman, one a farrier, and one a moorland farmer, who all tell the same story of this dreadful apparition, exactly corresponding to the hell-hound of the legend. I assure you that there is a reign of terror in the district, and that it is a hardy man who will cross the moor at night.
— Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
4. O God! I screamed, and “O God! Again and again; for there before my eyes – pale and shaken, and half fainting, and groping before him with his hands, like a man restored from death – there stood Henry Jekyll.
— Robert Louis Stevenson
9. Nothing beats a haunted moonlit night on All Hallows Eve…. And on this fatal night, at this witching time, the starless sky laments black and unmoving. The somber hues of an ominous, dark forest are suddenly illuminated under the emerging face of the full moon.
— Kim Elizabeth
1. At first cock-crow the ghosts must go
Back to their quiet graves below.
— Theodosia Garrison
7. Bring forth the raisins and the nuts-
Tonight All-Hallows’ Spectre struts
Along the moonlit way
— John Kendrick Bangs
Quotes to Chill You to the Bone
1. Eye of newt, and toe of frog, Wool of bat, and tongue of dog, Adder’s fork, and blind-worm’s sting, Lizard’s leg, and owlet’s wing, For a charm of powerful trouble, Like a hell-broth boil and bubble.
— William Shakespeare
3. Where there is no imagination there is no horror.
— Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
5. A house is never still in darkness to those who listen intently; there is a whispering in distant chambers, an unearthly hand presses the snib of the window, the latch rises. Ghosts were created when the first man awoke in the night.
— J. M. Barrie
6. If a man harbors any sort of fear, it makes him landlord to a ghost.
— Lloyd Douglas
7. There are nights when the wolves are silent and only the moon howls.
— George Carlin
10. Fear has many eyes and can see things underground.
— Miguel de Cervantes
3. Nothing on Earth so beautiful as the final haul on Halloween night.
— Steve Almond
4. J.D: I hate that stereotype that black people all yell at movie screens, y’know? Like you go to see a horror flick and you’d be yelling like, “Don’t go in there, girl! He behind the do’!” It’s offensive.
Turk: You wish you were allowed to yell at the screen, don’t you?
J.D: Why does she go in there?! I mean, he’s behind the do’!
— Dr John “JD” Dorian
5. I said goodbye to you. I was locked out of the flat. I climbed the wall and came in through the bathroom window. I started to read and then I was naked at the zoo! I guess I am out of my f*cking mind.
— David Kessler
7. I’ll bet living in a nudist colony takes all the fun out of Halloween.
— Charles Swartz
9. 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.” “No thank you.”
— Rita Rudner
1. I put a spell on you
and now you’re mine.
You can’t stop the things I do.
I ain’t lying.
— Screamin’ Jay Hawkins
2. I was working in the lab late one night
When my eyes beheld an eerie sight
For my monster from his slab began to rise
And suddenly to my surprise…
He did the mash
He did the monster mash
The monster mash
It was a graveyard smash…
— Bobby “Boris” Pickett
6. If you hear him howling around your kitchen door
Better not let him in
Little old lady got mutilated late last night
Werewolves of London again
Werewolves of London
— LeRoy Marinell, Waddy Wachtel, and Warren Zevon
7. I see the bad moon arising.
I see trouble on the way.
I see earthquakes and lightening.
I see bad times today.
Don’t go around tonight,
Well, it’s bound to take your life,
There’s a bad moon on the rise.
— Creedence Cleerwater Revival
2. Use your head; cut off theirs.
— Max Brooks
5. We ARE the walking dead!
— Rick Grimes
7. He knew. I could see it in his face. Look, if someone gets infected you’ve got between ten and twenty seconds to kill them. It might be your brother or your sister or your oldest friend. It makes no difference. And just so you know where you stand — if it happens to you, I’ll do it in a heartbeat.
8. Zombies almost had my ass for dinner!
— Gang Leader
Famous Last Words
1. Die, my dear? Why that’s the last thing I’ll do!
— Groucho Marx
3. Born in a hotel room—and God damn it—died in a hotel room.
— Eugene O’Neill
4. Make the world better.
— Lucy Stone
5. It is very beautiful over there!
— Thomas Edison
6. On the contrary!
— Henrik Ibsen
7. I should never have switched from Scotch to Martinis.
— Humphrey Bogart
8. Bugger Bognor.
— King George V
9. How will I ever get out of this labyrinth?
— Simon Bolivar
10. I must go in. The fog is rising.
— Emily Dickinson