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18                                   Famous Halloween Quotes

          Famous Halloween Quotes                         “Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn and  “I was working in the lab late one night/When
                                                         caldron bubble.” – From Shakespeare’s Macbeth   my eyes beheld an eerie sight/For my monster
           and Sayings to Get You in                                                                     from his slab began to rise/And suddenly to my

                                                         “It’s Halloween, everyone’s entitled to one good  surprise. He did the mash/He did the monster
                 the Holiday Spirit
                                                         scare.” – Brackett, Halloween (1978)            mash/The monster mash/It was a graveyard
                                                                                                         smash. He did the mash/It caught on in a
          Halloween only rolls around once each year, but  “Oh look, another glorious morning. Makes me  flash/He did the mash/He did the monster
          it can be celebrated for an entire month through sick!”  – Winifred Sanderson, Hocus Pocus     mash.” – Song by Bobby “Boris” Pickett
          store-bought   or   last-minute    Halloween (1993)
          costumes, must-watch Halloween movies on                                                       “I’m a homicidal maniac, they look just like
          Netflix, Halloween quotes or sayings, and more.  “Be afraid ... Be very afraid.” – Ronnie, The Fly  everyone else.”  – Wednesday, The  Addams
          As soon as October arrives, it’s time to break out (1986)                                      Family (1991) []
          the pumpkin spice everything and lean into
          spooky, funny, Halloween-ready movies and       “I would like, if I may, to take you on a strange
          books. (You may even toss some Halloween       journey.”  – The Criminologist, The Rocky
          puns around.)                                  Horror Picture Show (1975)
                 You may have a few Halloween quotes
          or Halloween sayings memorized, but you also    “Magic is really very simple, all you’ve got to
          might be struggling for a spooky greeting or do is want something and then let yourself have
          searching for a cute Halloween quote to use as a it.” – Aggie Cromwell, Halloweentown (1998)
          caption on your seasonal Instagram post. If
          you’re in the latter category, we’ve got you “When the spooks have a midnight
          covered with this roundup of some of the best jamboree/They break it up with fiendish
          Halloween quotes, sayings, and phrases around.  glee/The ghosts are bad but the one that’s
                 We turned to classic literature, modern cursed/Is the headless horseman; he’s the
          spooky cinematic masterpieces, and other worst/That’s right, he’s a fright on Halloween
          appropriately spooky sources to find the best night!  When he goes a joggin’ ‘cross the
          quotes and sayings to get you in the Halloween land/Holding his noggin in his hand/Demons
          spirit. Just use them sparingly throughout take one look and groan/And they hit the road to
          October—you don’t want to expend all your parts unknown/Beware, take care he rides
          spooky energy before Halloween even hits. Save alone!” - From “The Headless Horseman,” The
          the best quote for last, and remember that a Legend of Sleepy Hollow (1949)
          picture is worth a thousand words: A few solid
          pumpkin carving stencils can do a lot to put you  “I’ve seen enough horror movies to know that
          (and any visitors, ghostly or otherwise) in the any weirdo wearing a mask is never friendly.”  –
          holiday spirit.
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