Halloween Sayings & Quotes

Wicked Words & BOO Quotes

If you don't believe in ghosts,
you've never been to a family reunion.
~Ashleigh Brilliant

Her are more quotable Halloween Sayings and quotes, for cards and parties and Halloween scrapbooks, to enhance the scariest night of the year.

There are nights when the wolves are silent and only the moon howls.
~George Carlin


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


Be wary then; best safety lies in fear.
~Shakespeare - "Hamlet"


The more enlightened our houses are, the more their walls ooze ghosts.
~Italo Calvino


That stupid blockhead of a brother of mine is out in the pumpkin patch making his yearly fool of himself.
~Lucy explaining why Linus isn’t going to the Halloween party


I know'd it, know'd it,
Indeed I know'd it brother
I know'd it - Weeee!
Dem bones gonna rise again.
~Anonymous Early American Ballad


Dem bones, dem bones,
dem dry bones.
Now hear the word of the Lord.
~Traditional American Folk Song


Here are a couple of spooky Halloween sayings from the character of Dr. Loomis in that classic Fright Night movie, "Halloween."

Inside every one us, there exists a dark side. Most people rise above it, but some are consumed by it. Until there is nothing left, but pure evil.

The darkest souls are not those which choose to exist within the hell of the abyss, but those which choose to move silently among us.


The werewolf is neither man nor wolf, but a satanic creature with the worst qualities of both.
~Warner Oland


Never trust anything that can think for itself if you can't see where it keeps its brain.
~J. K. Rowling, "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets"


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



I would rather sit on a pumpkin and have it all to myself than be crowded on a velvet cushion.
~Henry David Thoreau


There is something haunting in the light of the moon; it has all the dispassionateness of a disembodied soul, and something of its inconceivable mystery.
~Joseph Conrad


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


Everyone is a moon and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody.
~Mark Twain


Proof of our society's decline is that Halloween has become a broad daylight event for many.
~Robert Kirby


On Halloween, witches come true;
Wild ghosts escape from dreams.
Each monster dances in the park....
~Nicholas Gordon

For more Halloween Sayings and Quotes, be sure to visit all our Halloween-related pages. You'll find the links in the column at the right. But read with the light on... you don't want to scare yourself to death, especially on this scary night!

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