Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Halloween Quotes

Halloween is my favorite holiday, one in which we all get to play, be  kids, and eat endless treats!



But I love Halloween, and I love that feeling: the cold air, the spooky dangers lurking around the corners.

Evan Peters


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

Nicholas Gordon

Nothing on Earth so beautiful as the final haul on Halloween night.

Steve Almond

Hold on, man.  We don't go anywhere with "scary," "spooky," "haunted," or "forbidden" in the title. 

Shaggy from Scooby-Doo

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

Author Unknown

I don't know that there are real ghosts and goblins, but there are always more trick-or-treaters than neighborhood kids. 

Robert Brault

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

Scottish Saying

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

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

Once in a young lifetime one should be allowed to have as much sweetness as one can possibly want and hold. 

Judith Olney

Acting is like a Halloween mask that you put on. 

River Phoenix

Stir the fire till it lowe
How like a queen comes forth the lonely Moon
From the slow opening curtains of the clouds
Walking in beauty to her midnight throne!
George Croly

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

Author Unknown

Backward, turn backward,
O Time, in your flight
make me a child again
just for to-night!

Elizabeth Akers Allen

Being in a band you can wear whatever you want- it's like an excuse for Halloween everyday.
Gwen Stefani
On Halloween, witches come true;
Wild ghosts escape from dreams.
Each monster dances in the park....

Nicholas Gordon

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

October, tuck tiny candy bars in my pockets and carve my smile into a thousand pumpkins.... Merry October!

Rainbow Rowell

On Hallowe'en the thing you must do
Is pretend that nothing can frighten you
And if somethin' scares you and you want to run
Just let on like it's Hallowe'en fun.

Author Unknown

If ever there was a holiday that deserves to be commercialized, it's Halloween.  We haven't taken it away from kids.  We've just expanded it so that the kid in the adults can enjoy it, too.

Cassandra Peterson

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

Henry David Thoreau


If human beings had genuine courage, they'd wear their costumes every day of the year, not just on Halloween.

Doug Coupland

When black cats prowl and pumpkins gleam,
May luck be yours on Halloween.

Author Unknown

There is nothing that gives more assurance than a mask. 


Hobgoblins know the proper way to dance:
Arms akimbo, loopy legs askew,
Leaping into darkness with delight,
Lusting for the ecstasy of fright,
Open to the charm of horrors new....

Nicholas Gordon

The idea of dying and coming back is what makes the Halloween films work.

Donald Pleasence

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

Look, there's no metaphysics on earth like chocolates. 

Fernando Pessoa

At first cock-crow the ghosts must go
Back to their quiet graves below.


Theodosia Garrison

'Tis now the very witching time of night,
When churchyards yawn and hell itself breathes out
Contagion to this world.


William Shakespeare


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



Be wary then; best safety lies in fear.

Shakespeare, Hamlet




Double, double toil and trouble; fire burn and cauldron bubble.


Shakespeare, Macbeth

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us


Marianne Williamson

Where there is no imagination there is no horror.


Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Studio 54 made Halloween in Hollywood look like a PTA meeting.


Lorna Luft

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.


Shakespeare, Macbeth

A grandmother pretends she doesn't know who you are on Halloween.


Erma Bombeck

Witch and ghost make merry on this last of dear October's days.



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


Dexter Kozen

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

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


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