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40 Halloween Quotes to Get You in the Spirit

Be sure to read these best Halloween quotes below to boost your spooky mood.

Halloween is traditionally celebrated on the night of October 31st each year. The Christian celebration of All Saints’ Day falls on this day. Halloween is a day filled with frightful activities including costume parties, trick-or-treating, decorate pumpkins, haunted houses, and other scary events.

Halloween is celebrated differently in various parts of the world. In some countries, it’s a relatively minor event, but in United States, it’s a major holiday with widespread customs and traditions. Due to these cultural differences, people may have various viewpoints about Halloween.

Many people enjoy the adrenaline rush of being scared. It’s a time when being frightened is not only accepted but actively sought after.

For children, Halloween is a candy-lover’s paradise. The tradition of trick-or-treating results in bags full of sweets and treats. This sweet incentive makes the holiday particularly appealing to youngsters.

Whether you’re looking for the perfect Instagram caption, want to set the mood for a Halloween party, or simply need some spooky inspiration, we’ve compiled a list of the best Halloween quotes to get you in the spirit.

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Best Halloween Quotes 2023

“Halloween was the best holiday, in my opinion, because it was all about friends, monsters, and candy, rather than family and responsibility.” – Margee Kerr

Halloween Quotes

“Clothes make a statement. Costumes tell a story.” – Mason Cooley


“There is magic in the night when pumpkins glow by moonlight.” – Unknown


“The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown.” – H.P. Lovecraft


“We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.” – Stephen King

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“I love Halloween, and I love that feeling: the cold air, the spooky dangers lurking around the corner.” – Evan Peters


“When the witches go riding, and black cats are seen, the moon laughs and whispers, ’tis near Halloween.” – Unknown


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

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“Halloween is an opportunity to be really creative.” – Judy Gold

“There is nothing that gives more assurance than a mask.” – Colette

“On Halloween, you get to become anything that you want to be.” – Ava Dellaira

“By the pricking of my thumbs, something wicked this way comes.” – William Shakespeare

“I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.” – L.M. Montgomery

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“In the right light, at the right time, everything is extraordinary.” – Aaron Rose

“Deep into the darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before.” – Edgar Allan Poe

“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.'” – Rita Rudner

“There are nights when the wolves are silent and only the moon howls.” – George Carlin


“October proved a riot a riot to the senses and climaxed those giddy last weeks before Halloween.” – Keith Donohue

“The moon has awoken with the sleep of the sun, the light has been broken; the spell has begun.” – Midgard Morningstar

“It’s all just a bunch of hocus pocus!” – Max, Hocus Pocus

“I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.” – L.M. Montgomery

“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

“I can teach you how to bottle fame, brew glory, and even put a stopper in death.” – J.K. Rowling

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“When black cats prowl and pumpkins gleam, may luck be yours on Halloween.” – Unknown

“Magic is really very simple, all you’ve got to do is want something and then let yourself have it.” – Aggie Cromwell


“In my experience, there’s no such thing as luck.” – Obi-Wan Kenobi

“Some people are born for Halloween, and some are just counting the days until Christmas.” — Stephen Graham Jones

“Where there is no imagination, there is no horror.” – Arthur Conan Doyle

“The farther we’ve gotten from the magic and mystery of our past, the more we’ve come to need Halloween.” Paula Curan

“The dead rise again, bats fly, terror strikes, and screams echo, for tonight it’s Halloween.” – Unknown

“Every day is Halloween, isn’t it? For some of us.” – Tim Burton


“The farther we’ve gotten from the magic and mystery of our past, the more we’ve come to need Halloween.” – Paula Guran

“I was born on the night of Samhain, when the barrier between the worlds is whisper-thin and when magic, old magic, sings its heady and sweet song to anyone who cares to hear it.” – Carolyn MacCullough

“I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.” – L.M. Montgomery

“When the spooks have a midnight jamboree, they break it up with fiendish glee. Ghosts are bad, but the one that’s cursed is the Headless Horseman; he’s the worst.” – Disney’s “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”

“There is no living thing that is not afraid when it faces danger. The True courage is in facing danger when you are afraid.” – L. Frank Baum

“When witches go riding, and black cats are seen, the moon laughs and whispers, ’tis near Halloween.” – Unknown

“October, baptize me with leaves! Swaddle me in corduroy and nurse me with split pea soup. October, tuck tiny candy bars in my pockets and carve my smile into a thousand pumpkins.” – Rainbow Rowell

“Sticky fingers, tired feet; one last house, trick or treat!” – Rusty Fischer

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“It’s Halloween; everyone’s entitled to one good scare.” – Brackett

Best Halloween Wishes 2024


May your Halloween be filled with spooky fun and ghostly delights!

Wishing you a wickedly wonderful Halloween night!

May your costume be the creepiest and your candy stash the sweetest!

Have a hair-raising Halloween full of tricks and treats!

Here’s to a night of thrills and chills—Happy Halloween!

May your jack-o’-lanterns shine bright and your spirits be even brighter.

Trick or treat, smell my feet, have a Halloween that can’t be beat!

Hoping your Halloween is a howling good time!

Wishing you a magical Halloween filled with enchantment and wonder.

May your night be haunted by laughter and not by ghosts!

Have a spooktacular Halloween filled with frightful delights.

Ghostly greetings and ghastly good times to you this Halloween!

May your costume be a hit and your night full of eerie excitement.

Wishing you a ghoulishly great Halloween with plenty of candy to share.

May your Halloween be as sweet as the treats you collect!

Here’s to a pumpkin-smashing, costume-dashing Halloween!

Hoping your Halloween is a real scream!

May your night be filled with more treats than tricks.

Wishing you a boo-tiful Halloween filled with fun and frights!

Happy Halloween! May it be a day of spooky surprises and eerie enjoyment!

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