40 Halloween Quotes to Share on October 31

These spooky sayings will give anyone a good scare.

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It's spooky season, y'all! To kick off the most frightening time of the entire year, we've rounded up a list of Halloween quotes to get everyone in the mood for a little scare. If you can hardly believe that October 31 is nearly here, these spooky sayings will get your ready to decorate pumpkins, DIY costumes, and create some cute Halloween crafts. They might even inspire you to whip up a few festive plates, including Halloween treats, Halloween appetizers, and Halloween cocktails. (Oh, and don't forget about making creepy cakes, Halloween cookies, and festive snacks for the kids!) If you're hosting a Halloween party, you're sure to upload photos of the bash to social media, and and these quotes would also would make for a great Instagram caption. (After all, you'll want to show off your handmade costume and all your spooktacular decor!) These wicked words will also get you in the mood to have a scary movie marathon—aka our absolute favorite way to spend our fall weekends—or perhaps to even queue up a playlist of Halloween songs. As you can see, we're beyond excited for the holiday and all the fun that comes with it—and once you scroll through this list, you will be too!

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Midgard Morningstar

"The moon has awoken with the sleep of the sun, the light has been broken; the spell has begun."

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Cleveland Coxe

"'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."

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L.M. Montgomery

"I'm so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers."

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Nicholas Gordon

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

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Tim Burton

"Every day is Halloween, isn't it? For some of us."

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Arthur Conan Doyle

"Where there is no imagination, there is no horror."

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Elvis Duran

"Halloween is not only about putting on a costume, but it's about finding the imagination and costume within ourselves."

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William Shakespeare

"By the pricking of my thumbs, something wicked this way comes."

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Evan Peters

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

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Humbert Wolfe

"We have had our summer evenings, now for October eves!"

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Sheriff Leigh Brackett, "Halloween"

"It's Halloween, everyone's entitled to one good scare."

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William Shakespeare, "MacBeth"

"Something wicked this way comes."

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Unknown

"Trick or treat, bag of sweets, ghosts are walking down the street."

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Unknown

"The dead rise again, bats fly, terror strikes and screams echo, for tonight it's Halloween."

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Wednesday Addams, "The Addams Family"

"I'll stop wearing black when they make a darker color."

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Shannon A. Thompson, "November Snow"

"She used to tell me that a full moon was when mysterious things happen and wishes come true."

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Arthur Conan Doyle

"Where there is no imagination, there is no horror."

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Lucy, "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown"

"A person should always choose a costume which is in direct contrast to her own personality."

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Steve Almond

"Nothing on earth is so beautiful as the final haul on Halloween night."

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Design: Emily Schiff-Slater
Ava Dellaira, "Love Letters to the Dead"

"On Halloween you get to become anything that you want to be."

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Dexter Kozen

"Shadows of a thousands years rise again unseen, voices whisper in the trees, 'Tonight is Halloween!'"

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Jack Skellington in "Nightmare Before Christmas"

"Just because I cannot see it, doesn't mean I can't believe it!"

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Jay Hawkins, "I Put a Spell on You"

"I put a spell on you because you're mine."

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Aggie Cromwell, ''Halloweentown''

"Being normal is vastly overrated."

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Max, Hocus Pocus

"It's just a bunch of hocus pocus!"

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Rusty Fischer

"Sticky fingers, tired feet; one last house, trick or treat!"

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Robert Brault

"There is a child in every one of us who is still a trick-or-treater looking for a brightly-lit front porch."

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Mason Cooley

"Clothes make a statement. Costumes tell a story."

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Rusty Fischer

"Shadows mutter, mist replies; darkness purrs as midnight sighs."

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Unknown

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

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