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Halloween Quotes and Graphics – 75 Sayings to Set a Mood

A great way to celebrate Halloween is by enjoying quotes. These Halloween quotes are perfect for sharing with friends and setting the mood.

Halloween is a time for carving pumpkins, hosting a Halloween party, decorating the house, and of course, sharing Halloween quotes.

Quotes have a special way of bringing people together and creating joy by celebrating their topic matter.

They are a great way to put yourself, your friends, and your family in a good mood – no matter what is going on around you.

Four orange and black decorated pumpkins and the text 75+ Halloween quotes.

It’s fun to share quotes that celebrate special days of the year, like Halloween. In addition to this collection of fun Halloween quotes and saying I’ve made for you to enjoy,

I have other collections of quotes, like my Black Cat Quotes which are so appropriate for Halloween.

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Halloween quotes and graphics

It’s time to get into the mood with some funny and scary quotes. They can be used to make your own greeting cards, to share with your friends, and can even be framed to use as home decor.

Cute ghost holding a banner that says Boo with a quote overlay reading happy Halloween.

If you plan to host a Halloween party this year, these quotes would be perfect, framed and used for decorations. Be sure to check out more adult Halloween party ideas for food, drink and decor here.

Halloween humor is personal. Some is bawdy, some is ghoulish and some of it is cute.  Some people don’t find anything funny about Halloween at all. Below is a list of some of my favorite Halloween quotes and images. 

And don’t forget to share these quotes on social media with your friends. Here is a tweet to get your started:

Halloween season has officially arrived! Check out the my list of the best Halloween Quotes, over at Always the Holidays! #HalloweenQuotes 👻 🕷 🦇 ☠️ 🖤 Click To Tweet

Halloween quotes funny

Do you like a good laugh on Halloween? Then these funny Halloween quotes are the ones for you! I love Halloween quotes, and the funny ones have a special place in my heart.

A group of children trick or treating with a funny Halloween quote overlay.

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

– Robert Brault

A table with bowls of Halloween candy and a Halloween qoutes over it reading "Eat, drink and be scary.".

“Eat, drink and be scary.”

– Olivia Jaymes

A funny Halloween quotes graphics reading "I'm just here for the Boos!" depicting a ghost holding wine.

“I’m just here for the boo’s!”

– Unknown

A witch silhouette riding a broom holding a jack-o-lantern with a Hallowen quotes overlay.

“Witch parking only. All others will be Toad!”

– Unknown

Don’t forget to spread the laughs with your friends by using with this tweet!

Looking for a laugh on Halloween? Check out these #FunnyHalloweenQuotes they're sure to make you smile! 😂 🔮 👻 Click To Tweet

More Halloween funny quotes

Looking for more laughs? Check out these funny Halloween quotes to have you giggling all season long!

A skeleton riding a skateboard jumping over the word Halloween.

  • “If you’ve got it, haunt it.” – Rose Pressey
  • “Demons are a ghoul’s best friend.” – Unknown
  • “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
  • “Some people are born for Halloween, and some are just counting the days until Christmas.” – Stephen Graham Jones
  • “The only thing we have to fear is fear itself…and spiders.” – Unknown
  • “Trick or treat, bag of sweets, ghosts are walking down the street.” – Unknown
  • “Never trust anything that can think for itself if you can’t see where it keeps its brain.” – J.K. Rowling
  • “Sticky fingers, tired feet; one last house, trick or treat!” – Rusty Fisher
  • “I wish I may, I wish I might give you the pleasure of a Halloween fright.” – Unknown
  • “It’s early days. A few skeletons are bound to keep jumping out of the closet.” – Alan Moore

Still want more laughs after those funny quotes? Try checking out these Halloween car decorations. Some are really cool, but some are only good for a laugh!

If you’re a practical joker and want a good prank, host a Halloween party and put some of these DIY spider ice cubes in the drinks you serve! 

Cute Halloween quotes

On Halloween day quotes are a great way to share your love of anything cute and festive. These are Halloween quotes for kids and adults too!

For those of you looking to be more child-like, be sure to have a look at my be like a child quotes page. It is guaranteed to bring out your inner child.

Little girl dressed as a witch holding an orange balloon with a Halloween costume quote overlay.

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

– Mason Cooley

Children in Halloween costumes trick-or-treating with a cute Halloween quote text overlay.

“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

A box with divided compartments of Halloween candy and a quote Halloween overlay.

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

– Steve Almond

A puppy wearing a witch hat sleeping on pumpkins with a Halloween quote overlay reading "Wake me when it's Halloween.".

“Wake me when it’s Halloween.”

– Unknown

If you loved these cute Halloween quotes, don’t forget to share with your friends! 

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More cute Halloween quotes and sayings

Haven’t got your fill of cute Halloween quotes yet? Here are some more of my favorites.

Dog dressed as a ghost holding a Halloween trick-or-treating basket.

  • “Every day is Halloween isn’t it? For some of us.” – Tim Burton
  • “Ghosts and goblins come to play on October’s final day!” – Rusty Fischer
  • “Halloween is an opportunity to be really creative.” – Judy Gold
  • “It’s as much fun to scare as to be scared.” – Vincent Price

If you’re looking for more Halloween cuteness these Halloween dirt cups definitely have the “aww” factor going for them!

If you’ve got a kid and need a cute Halloween costume for them, make sure you head over to check out my list of the best kid’s Halloween costumes!

Halloween quotes from movies and TV

Looking for a quote about Halloween from your favorite TV show? Maybe you’re a movie buff and want a Halloween movie quote to celebrate this spooky day!

Either way we’ve got you covered.  Here’s some great Halloween quotes from movies and TV.

A scary doll emerging from a creepy green shed with the Halloween quote overlay "be afraid, be very afraid".

“Be afraid, be very afraid.”

The Fly (1986)

Person with a mask and knife and a Friday the 13th quote overlay.

“I’ve seen enough horror movies to know that any weirdo wearing a mask is never friendly.”

– Elizabeth

Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives (1986)

A gloved hand holding a magic wand casting a spell with the quote overlay "It's all just a bunch of hocus pocus".

“It’s all just a bunch of hocus pocus!”

– Max

Hocus Pocus

Woman dressed in all black with a Halloween movie quote overlay from The Addams Family.

“I’ll stop wearing black when they make a darker color.”

– Wednesday Addams

– The Addams Family

Share these Halloween quotes from movies and TV with your friends on twitter, with this tweet!

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More Halloween quotes from TV and movies

Can’t get enough Halloween quotes from movies and TV? Well you’re in luck, I’ve got more to share with you.

An orange spray can labeled "Halloween" that sprays out bats. 

  • “It’s Halloween; everyone’s entitled to one good scare.” – Brackett, Halloween
  • “Have you come to sing pumpkin carols?” – Linus, It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown
  • “Just because I cannot see it, doesn’t mean I can’t believe it!” – Jack Skellington, The Nightmare Before Christmas
  • “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.” – A Nightmare on Elm Street
  • “This is my costume. I’m a homicidal maniac. They look just like everyone else.” – Wednesday Addams, The Addams Family (1991)
  • “Villainy wears many masks, none so dangerous as the mask of virtue.” – Ichabod Crane, Sleepy Hollow (1999)
  • “A person should always choose a costume which is in direct contrast to her own personality.” – Lucy Van Pelt, It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown
  • “I would like, if I may, to take you on a strange journey.” – The Criminologist, The Rocky Horror Picture Show
  • “Being normal is vastly overrated.” – Aggie Cromwell, Halloweentown

Are you a big fan of TV and movies? Believe it or not, there are days of the year dedicated to this form of entertainment. Both Color TV Day and National VCR Day fall in June!

Scary Halloween quotes

The quotes Halloween is known for are the scary ones. Get ready to be scared and impressed by these spooky Halloween quotes!

A red devil silhouette with a spooky halloween quote overlay.

“Hell is empty and all the devils are here.”

– William Shakespeare

A zombie hand reaching up from a grave in the moonlight with a Halloween quote overlay.

“There are nights when the wolves are silent and only the moon howls.”

– George Carlin

A skeleton ghost in the woods wearing a see-through cloak with a scary Halloween quote overlay.

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

– Nick Gordon

A man with a neon blue mask wearing a hoodie in a red fog with a Stephen king Halloween quote text overlay.

“We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.”

– Stephen King

Send a shiver down someone’s spine by sharing these terrifying Halloween quotes.

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More spooky Halloween quotes

Some people live for the terror of Halloween. If you’re one of them, check out these additional chilling Halloween quotes!

A ghostly woman walking through a spooky ghost town.

  • “Believe nothing you hear, and only one half that you see.” – Edgar Allan Poe
  • “By the pricking of my thumbs, something wicked this way comes.” – William Shakespeare
  • “Shadows of a thousand years rise again unseen, voices whisper in the trees, ‘Tonight is Halloween!'” – Dexter Kozen
  • “Double, double toil and trouble; fire burn and cauldron bubble.” – William Shakespeare
  • “Men say that in this midnight hour, the disembodied have power.” – William Motherwell
  • “The dead rise again, bats fly, terror strikes and screams echo, for tonight it’s Halloween.” – Unknown
  • “Werewolves howl. Phantoms prowl. Halloween’s upon us now.” – Richelle E. Goodrich
  • “Halloween wraps fear in innocence, as though it were a slightly sour sweet. Let terror, then, be turned into a treat…” – Nicholas Gordon
  • “Darkness falls across the land, The Midnight Hour is close at hand.” – Rodney Lynn Temperton
  • “The moon has awoken with the sleep of the sun, the light has been broken; the spell has begun.” – Midgard Morningstar

Looking for more scary Halloween inspiration? Check out this DIY spooky snake basket craft. Anyone who passes by will jump in fear!

Do you need lots of inspiration for a scary themed house? Check out this list of 30+ spooky Halloween decorations.

Inspirational Halloween quotes and images

These quotes from Halloween are inspiring and motivational. Make sure to send one to your best friend!

A black lit candle resting in the crook of a tree in a spooky forest with a quote about Halloween in a text overlay.

“The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.”

– Eden Phillpots

Three children with their shadow behind them projected as who they dream to be with an inspirational Halloween quote text overlay.

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

– Elvis Duran

A woman holding the moon in front of a lake with a November Snow quote text overlay.

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

– Shannon A. Thompson

November Snow

A little boy wearing aviation wings with a quote reading "On Halloween, you get to become anything you want to be".

“On Halloween you get to become anything that you want to be.”

– Ava Dellaira

Don’t forget to share these inspirational Halloween quotes with a tweet!

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More inspiring Halloween quotes

Still looking for more quotes to inspire you on Halloween? Here are some of my other favorite inspirational Halloween quotes!

A girl dressed as a superhero looking out over the city.

  • A mask tells us more than a face.” – Oscar Wilde
  • “If human beings had genuine courage, they’d wear their costumes every day of the year, not just on Halloween.” – Douglas Coupland
  • “The farther we’ve gotten from the magic and mystery of our past, the more we’ve come to need Halloween.” – Paula Curan
  • “Where there is no imagination, there is no horror.” – Arthur Conan Doyle
  • “The world turned upside down—in a good way—for one black velvet night.” – Karen Fortunati

If you want more Halloween inspo, check out this fun Halloween door decoration to get you in the holiday mood! 

If you don’t love crafts, but go crazy for a sweet Halloween treat, I’ve got one for you! Check out these Oreo cookie pops – they’re festive and delicious.

Halloween love quotes

These love inspired quotes about Halloween are a great way to let your friends and family know you’re thinking of them.

A love potion with a Halloween love quote overlay reading 'I put a spell on you because you're mine.".

“I put a spell on you because you’re mine.”

– Jay Hawkins

A car driving down a winding road in the fall with a quote about Halloween on it.

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

– Evan Peters

Blue converse shoes standing on leaves with a fall quote reading "I'm so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers".

“I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.”

– L.M. Montgomery

A gleaming jack-0-lantern in the woods with a cute Halloween quote overlay.

 “There is magic in the night when pumpkins glow by moonlight.”

– Unknown

Are you a romantic at heart? Check out these love quotes for more images and sayings about love!

Looking for more ways to woo your loved ones? Try making one of these romantic love potion cocktails!

Halloween cat quotes

Black cats and Halloween go together so purr-fectly! Here are my favorite black cat Halloween quotes to celebrate the holiday.

They are even a symbol of Halloween due to Scottish mythology’s story surrounding the cat sìth and Samhain (the origin of Halloween).

A cat silhouette sitting on a chimney during a full moon with a text overlay.

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

– Unknown

A black cat and jack-o-lantern with a text overlay

“When black cats prowl and pumpkins gleam, may luck be yours on Halloween.”

– Unknown

A black kitten playing with a decorated Halloween pumpkin with a Halloween cat quote overlay.

“Animals like crows and black cats are not ominous at all; it is the men’s superstitious mind which is the inauspicious one.”

– Mehmet Murat Ildan

A black cat silhouette on a fence with a quote overlay reading "Black cat on a fence; Halloween two days hence.".

“Black cat on a fence; Halloween two days hence.”

– Rusty Fisher

Are black cats your thing? Well, luckily there’s two days dedicated to these beautiful felines – Black Cat Appreciation Day, and National Black Cat Day!

Do you love all cats and kittens? You’ll be delighted to hear there’s a day dedicated just to them! Read all about Cuddly Kitten Day.

More quotes for Halloween to enjoy

Still looking for more quotes on Halloween? Here are some more to enjoy and share.

A Halloween buffet table with food, drinks, candles, a pumpkin and a banner that says "Halloween".

  • “There is nothing that gives more assurance than a mask.” – Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette
  • “Acting is like a Halloween mask that you put on.” – River Phoenix
  • “There is something haunting in the light of the moon.” – Joseph Conrad
  • “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
  • “Shadows mutter, mist replies; darkness purrs as midnight sighs.” – Rusty Fisher
  • “Halloween you must beware, for frightful things are everywhere.” – Unknown
  • “During the day, I don’t believe in ghosts. At night, I’m a little more open-minded.” – Unknown
  • “As spirits roam the neighborhoods at night, let loose upon the earth ’till it be night.” – Nicholas Gordon

Which of these quotes about Halloween is your favorite? Let us know in the comments below!

More holiday quotes

For more quotes dedicated to holidays, check out these pages:

A holiday celebration with sparkling rose and sparklers.

A note on sharing these Halloween quotes

Quote graphics like these take me a long time create. It can be difficult to find photos free of copyright that I can turn into Halloween graphics with sayings.

I have made these for you to share and enjoy, (and thank you so much for that for that) but if you do, please link back to my blog.
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Linking back to my blog allows others to find my site, and also gives them an opportunity to read more great quotes for Halloween!

These quotes are for personal use only and may not be used for resale or commercial use.

Pin these Halloween quotes and sayings for later

Would you like a reminder of these Halloween quotes? Just pin this image to one of your favorite Halloween boards on Pinterest so that you can easily find them later.

A pile of pumpkins with the text overlay "75+ Halloween Quotes & Photos".

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Since graduating from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Jess has been living and working in Los Angeles, CA. She is a freelance writer, specializing in content related to fashion, food and drink and film industry topics. Find out more about Jess here.

Admin note: This post first appeared on the blog in October of 2013. I have updated the post to add all new images, more quotes, and a video for you to enjoy.

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