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Motivational Halloween Quotes and Sayings

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Halloween quotes, Halloween sayings, and Halloween proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


List Of Inspirational Halloween Quotes


“Bring forth the raisins and the nuts- Tonight All-Hallows’ Spectre struts. Along the moonlit way.”

John Kendrick Bangs

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

Nick Gordon


“As spirits roam the neighborhoods at night, let loose upon the Earth till it is light…”

Nicholas Gordon


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

Robert Brault

“This 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


“Clothes make a statement. Costumes tell a story.”

Mason Cooley


“On Halloween, witches come true; Wild ghosts escape from dreams. Each monster dances in the park.”

Nicholas Gordon


“Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn and cauldron bubble.”

William Shakespeare


Famous Humorous Halloween Quotes


“Harvest Moon glows round and bold, in pumpkin shades outlined in gold, illuminating eerie forms, unnatural as candied corn. Beware what dare crawls up your sleeve, for is the night called Hallows Eve.”

Richelle E. Goodrich

“At first cock-crow the ghosts must go back to their quiet graves below.”

Theodosia Garrison


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

Scottish Saying


“There is nothing funny about Halloween. This sarcastic festival reflects, rather, an infernal demand for revenge by children on the adult world.”

Jean Baudrillard


“This is now the very witching time of night When churchyards yawn and hell itself breathes out contagion to this world.”

William Shakespeare

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

Nicholas Gordon


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

Douglas Coupland


“A grandmother pretends she doesn’t know who you are on Halloween.”

Erma Bombeck


Best Motivational Halloween Quotes


“Pixie, kobold, elf, and sprite, All are on their rounds tonight; In the wan moon’s silver ray, Thrive their helter-skelter play.”

Joel Benton

“Men say that in this midnight hour, the disembodièd have the power to wander as it liketh them, By wizard oak and fairy stream.”

William Motherwell


“I can see lights in the distance trembling in the dark cloak of night. Candles and lanterns are dancing, dancing a waltz on All Souls Night.”

Loreena McKennitt


“In masks and gowns we haunt the street and knock on doors for trick or treat tonight we are the king and queen, For oh tonight it’s Halloween!”

Jack Prelutsky


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


“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.”

James Matthew Barrie


“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.”

William Shakespeare


Top Inspirational Halloween Quotes


“Oh how the candles will be lit and the wood of worm burn in a fiery dust. For on all Hallow’s Eve will the spirits come to play, and only the fruit of thy womb will satisfy their endless roaming.”

Solange Nicole


“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


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

Dexter Kozen


“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?”

Jerry Smith


“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


“The witches fly Across the sky, The owls go, Who? Who? Who? The black cat’s yowl And green ghosts howl, Scary Halloween to you!”

Nina Willis Walter


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

Steve Almond