Ghosts Quotes

As spirits roam the neighborhoods at night, Let loose upon the Earth till it be light...-Nicholas Gordon

 

Eat, drink and be scary. -Author Unknown

 

Pixie, kobold, elf, and sprite,
All are on their rounds tonight;
In the wan moon's silver ray,
Thrives their helter-skelter play.-Joel Benton

 

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. -Author Unknown

 

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

 

Halloween is huge in my house and we really get into the "spirits" of things. -Dee Snider

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Bring forth the raisins and the nuts-
Tonight All-Hallows' Spectre struts
Along the moonlit way.-John Kendrick Bangs

 

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

 

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

 

'Tis the night - the night
Of the grave's delight,
And the warlocks are at their play;
Ye think that without
The wild winds shout,
But no, it is they - it is they.-Arthur Cleveland Coxe

 

One need not be a chamber to be haunted;
One need not be a house;
The brain has corridors surpassing
Material place.-Emily Dickinson

 

Those seemingly interminable dark walks between houses, long before street-lit safety became an issue, were more adrenalizing than the mountains of candy filling the sack. Sadly Halloween, with our good-natured attempts to protect the little ones, from the increasingly dangerous traffic and increasingly sick adults, has become an utter bore. -Lauren Springer

 

Where there is no imagination there is no horror. -Arthur Conan Doyle

 

Just like a ghost, you've been a-hauntin' my dreams,
So I'll propose on Halloween.
Love is kinda crazy with a spooky little girl like you.-Classics IV

 

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

 

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

 

Ghosts, like ladies, never speak till spoke to. -Richard Harris Barham

 

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

 

Men say that in this midnight hour,
The disembodièd have power
To wander as it liketh them,
By wizard oak and fairy stream.-William Motherwell

 

Charlie Brown is the one person I identify with. C.B. is such a loser. He wasn't even the star of his own Halloween special. -Chris Rock

 

A gypsy fire is on the hearth,
Sign of the carnival of mirth;
Through the dun fields and from the glade
Flash merry folk in masquerade,
For this is Hallowe'en!- Unknown

 

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

 

Auld Daddy Darkness creeps frae his hole,
Black as a blackamoor, blin' as a mole....-James Ferguson

 

Of calling shapes, and beck'ning shadows dire,
And airy tongues that syllable men's names.-John Milton

 

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. - Unknown

 

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

 

They that are born on Halloween shall see more than other folk. -unknown

 

Being in a band you can wear whatever you want - it's like an excuse for Halloween everyday. -Gwen Stefani

 

You wouldn't believe
On All Hallow Eve
What lots of fun we can make,
With apples to bob,
And nuts on the hob,
And a ring-and-thimble cake.-Carolyn Wells

 

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

 

May Jack-o-lanterns burning bright
Of soft and golden hue
Pierce through the future’s veil and show
What fate now holds for you.- Unknown

 

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.- Unknown

 

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

 

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

 

Hark! Hark to the wind! 'Tis the night, they say,
When all souls come back from the far away-
The dead, forgotten this many a day!-Virna Sheard

 

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

 

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

There is nothing that gives more assurance than a mask. -Colette

 

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

 

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

 

Forget love - I'd rather fall in chocolate! -Attributed to Sandra J. Dykes

I loved the idea of the Nerd as Hero, which Ghost World also had.-Illeana Douglas

 

I think that the joke and the ghost story both have a similar set up in that you kind of set something up and pay it off with a laugh or a scare.-Simon Pegg

 

If a man harbors any sort of fear, it percolates through all his thinking, damages his personality, makes him landlord to a ghost.-Lloyd C. Douglas

 

If he is a ghost, then it's very disappointing for me, because he is banished in the story, and that could mean that he won't be coming back, and that would be terrible, wouldn't it?-Paul Darrow

 

If, after I depart this vale, you ever remember me and have thought to please my ghost, forgive some sinner and wink your eye at some homely girl.-H. L. Mencken

 

It's just the absolute bomb. Ghost in the Shell was really good, it's a little bit more recent.-James Marsters

 

Man need not be degraded to a machine by being denied to be a ghost in a machine.-Gilbert Ryle

 

Most people who went about saying a ghost had poked them with a brolly would be locked up somewhere.-Pamela Stephenson

 

My greatest thrill was the day Mad magazine spoofed 'Ghost.'-Jerry Zucker

 

No ghost was every seen by two pair of eyes.-Thomas Carlyle

 

Now a Protestant confronting a Catholic ghost is exactly Shakespeare's way of grappling with what was not simply a general social problem but one lived out in his own life.-Stephen Greenblatt

 

O Death, rock me asleep, bring me to quiet rest, let pass my weary guiltless ghost out of my careful breast.-Anne Boleyn

 

Only baptize them if you truly believe these people are ready, taking a little more time if necessary so the Holy Ghost can strengthen them a little more.-Richard G. Scott

 

Over the tops of it, beginning to dusk under a young white moon, trailed a wavering ghost of smoke, and at the end of it I came upon the Pocket Hunter making a dry camp in the friendly scrub.-Mary Austin

 

Praise God, from whom all blessings flow! Praise Him, all creatures here below! Praise Him above, ye heavenly host! Praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost!-Thomas Ken

 

Reviewers said Ghost Country was rich, astonishing and affecting in the way it blended comedy, magic, and a gritty urban realism in a breathtaking ride along Chicago's mean streets.-Sara Paretsky

 

Romance like a ghost escapes touching; it is always where you are not, not where you are. The interview or conversation was prose at the time, but it is poetry in the memory.-George William Curtis

 

San Francisco can no longer afford to be a city divided between downtown and neighborhoods, with a downtown that becomes a ghost town when workers go home for the evening.-Gavin Newsom

 

Science fiction is no more written for scientists that ghost stories are written for ghosts.-Brian Aldiss

 

She's a cool ghost. Maybe me being nude all the time is why we get along.-Matthew McConaughey