Scary Halloween Quotes

50 Best Scary Halloween Quotes and Sayings

The Fall season has a way of making us want to stay indoors and cuddle up. Now is the time to be ready to plan DIY costumes, decorate pumpkins, and do some enjoyable Halloween projects.

During Halloween, everything becomes a little more eerie. We share spooky tales, wear costumes for Halloween, and feel like we belong to a supernatural force. The words that express that spooky mood, though, make it even better. Words have the power to transport us to a realm where eerie things occur, from the way the wind whispers to the way ghosts giggle.

Let’s celebrate the spooky season with Halloween quotes. Some quotes are hilarious, cute, and scary. Find one you like, and it can make the ideal Halloween Instagram caption to share with friends along with your costume or decoration pictures.

Halloween Quotes and Sayings

Get ready to be thrilled and maybe even a little scared as we dig into quotes that bring out the Halloween spirit. So, keep your lanterns lit because we’re about to uncover some quotes that’ll stay with you long after Halloween night is over!

Scary Halloween Quotes

  • ” Halloween is not only about putting on a costume, but it’s about finding the imagination and costume within ourselves. ” ( Elvis Duran )

  • ” The farther we’ve gotten from the magic and mystery of our past, the more we’ve come to need Halloween.” ( Paula Curan )

  • ” Halloween shadows played upon the walls of the houses. In the sky, the Halloween moon raced in and out of the clouds…It was a lovely and exciting night, exactly the kind of night Halloween should be.” ( Eleanor Estes )

  • ” Halloween was the best holiday, in my opinion, because it was all about friends, monsters, and candy, rather than family and responsibility.” ( Margee Kerr )

  • ” I love Halloween, and I love that feeling: the cold air, the spooky dangers lurking around the corner ” ( Evan Peters )

Scary Halloween Quotes
Scary Halloween Quotes

  • ” Never trust anything that can think for itself if you can’t see where it keeps its brain. ” ( J.K. Rowling )

  • ” She used to tell me that a full moon was when mysterious things happen and wishes come true.” ( Shannon A. Thompson )

  • ” The world turned upside down–in a good way–for one black velvet night.” ( Karen Fortunati )

  • ” On Halloween, witches come true; wild ghosts escape from dreams. Each monster dances in the park.” ( Nick Gordon )

  • ” Shadows mutter, mist replies; darkness purrs as midnight sighs. ” ( Rusty Fischer )

Halloween Quotes
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. ” ( Rita Rudner )

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

  • ” The moon has awoken with the sleep of the sun, the light has been broken; the spell has begun.” ( Midgard Morningstar )

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

  • ” Where there is no imagination, there is no horror. ” ( Arthur Conan Doyle )

Scary Halloween Quotes
Scary 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 )

  • ” There are nights when the wolves are silent and only the moon howls.” ( George Carlin )

  • ” There is something haunting in the light of the moon.” ( Joseph Conrad )

  • ” The dead rise again, bats fly, terror strikes, and screams echo, for tonight it’s Halloween.” ( Unknown )

  • ” We have had our summer evenings, now for October eves! ” ( Humbert Wolfe )

Funny Halloween Quotes
Funny Halloween Quotes

  • ” Everyone is a moon and has a dark side, which he never shows to anybody.” ( Mark Twain )

  • ” 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 )

  • ” Sticky fingers, tired feet; one last house, trick or treat! ” ( Rusty Fischer )

  • ” When black cats prowl and pumpkins gleam, may luck be yours on Halloween.” ( Unknown )

  • ” Nothing on earth is so beautiful as the final haul on Halloween night. ” ( Steve Almond )

Funny Halloween Quotes
Funny Halloween Quotes

  • ” There is something at work in my soul, which I do not understand. ” ( Mary Shelley, Frankenstein )

  • ” For a witch, you certainly don’t know much about how hauntings work.” ( Collen Houck )

  • ” It’s as much fun to scare as to be scared. ” ( Vincent Price )

  • ” I love Halloween, and I love that feeling: the cold air, the spooky dangers lurking around the corner. ” ( Evan Peters )

  • ” Believe nothing you hear and only one half that you see.” ( Edgar Allan Poe )

Halloween Quotes for instagram
Halloween Quotes for Instagram

  • ” I am all in a sea of wonders. I doubt; I fear; I think strange things, which I dare not confess to my own soul.” ( Bram Stoker )

  • ” She’d always loved Halloween. A magic night. A night when anything could happen. Monsters could be real. Magic could whisper in the air. ” ( Cynthia Eden )

  • ” Halloween is an ancient druidic holiday, one the Celtic peoples have celebrated for millennia. ” ( Jenny Colgan )

  • ” When the witches went waltzing. ” ( Linda Williams )

  • ” Shadows of a thousand years rise again unseen. Voices whisper in the trees, ‘Tonight is Halloween! ” ( Dexter Kozen )

Scary Halloween Quotes

  • ” We have had our summer evenings, now for October eves! ” ( Humbert Wolfe )

  • ” Whatever you do, don’t fall asleep.” ( A Nightmare on Elm Street )

  • ” Be afraid…be very afraid.” ( The Fly )

  • ” Halloween is opportunity to be really creative. ” ( Judy Gold )

  • ” By the pricking of my thumbs, something wicked this way comes.” ( William Shakespeare )

Halloween Quotes and Sayings
Halloween Quotes and Sayings

  • ” 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 woke in the night.” ( J.M. Barrie )

  • ” Anyone could see that the wind was a special wind this night, and the darkness took on a special feel because it was All Hallows’ Eve.” ( Ray Bradbury )

  • ” On Halloween, you get to become anything that you want to be. ” ( Ava Dellaria )

  • ” The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.” ( Eden Phillpots )

Halloween Quotes for instagram
Halloween Quotes for Instagram

  • ” Werewolves howl. Phantoms prowl. Halloween’s upon us now.” ( Richelle E. Goodrich )

  • ” Villainy wears many masks, none so dangerous as the mask of virtue.” ( Ichabod Crane, ‘Sleepy Hollow’ )

  • ” Magic is really very simple, all you’ve got to do is want something and then let yourself have it.” ( Aggie Cromwell (Halloweentown)

  • ” Whatever you do, don’t fall asleep. ” ( Nancy Thomas, “Nightmare on Elm Street” )

  • ” This is my costume. I’m a homicidal maniac. They look just like everyone else.” ( Wednesday, The Addams Family (1991)

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