Halloween Quotes

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


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

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


On Halloween, the parents sent their kids out looking like me.- Rodney Dangerfield

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


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


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

Fear has many eyes and can see things underground.- Miguel de Cervantes


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

The witches fly across the sky, the owls go, Who? Who? Who? The black cats yowl and green ghosts howl, Scary Halloween to you.- Nina Willis Walter

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

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

I see my face in the mirror and go, 'I'm a Halloween costume? That's what they think of me?- Drew Carey


There is nothing funny about Halloween. This sarcastic festival reflects, rather, an internal demand for revenge by children on the adult world.- Jean Baudrillard

 

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, poemsforfree.com

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. -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, www.robertbrault.com

 

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, Sr.

 

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!
-Author 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. -Author 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. -Saying of unknown origin

 

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

 

Acting is like a Halloween mask that you put on.-River Phoenix

 

As a kid, there are some things you looked forward to. You looked forward to Charlie Brown during Halloween and you looked forward to Monday Night Football.-Nick Ferguson

 

At the end of the first Halloween, when I shot 6 bullets into Michael Myers, John Carpenter said, Let's get a shot of you looking out of the window and seeing no one lying there.-Donald Pleasence

 

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

 

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

 

I do think the story in Halloween 5 is a bit stupid, and there's a lot more blood. They're obviously going to take the Halloween series in a different direction.-Donald Pleasence

 

I dressed up as a veterinarian for a Halloween costume party. I had the lab coat. I got a couple of stuffed animals for patients and put bandages on them.-Tracy Chapman

 

I made a decision back in 1978 that, in a trade off for money when I directed Halloween, I would have my name above the title in order to basically brand these movies my own.-John Carpenter

 

I see my face in the mirror and go, 'I'm a Halloween costume? That's what they think of me?-Drew Carey

 

I was offered a choice of a flat salary up front or a percentage of the film's future earnings. I took the up front money. Nobody could have figured what Halloween would ultimately become.-Donald Pleasence

 

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

 

In Halloween, I viewed the characters as simply normal teenagers. Laurie, Jamie Lee's character, was shy and somewhat repressed. And Michael Myers, the killer, is definitely repressed. They have certain similarities.-John Carpenter

 

John and I had a few meetings about what direction the sequel should take. I made some real insane suggestions. True to what you'd expect, he ignored them all and just picked up Halloween II where the original left off.-Donald Pleasence

 

John Carpenter created the idea of Halloween, so his vision remains the most focused and intelligently directed of the series. The directors that have followed have kept the original intent of the concept.-Donald Pleasence

 

Like at Halloween: I knew I'd arrived when I saw people dressing up on Halloween as my character.-Jane Badler

On Halloween, the parents sent their kids out looking like me.-Rodney Dangerfield

 

One of the things I like best about the Halloween show is that I change outfits about six times in the show. It is a lot of fun to play the different characters.-Nancy Kerrigan

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

 

That's why we're doing this, to defend our traditions a little. I don't have anything against it (Halloween), but it's not our tradition.-Fernando Flores

The first Halloween was very well made. The second one was also well made, though I didn't like it as well as the first one. The third one had nothing to do with the series at all and perhaps shouldn't have been made at all.-Donald Pleasence

 
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