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15 Scary Spooky Halloween Quotes to Chill You Right Through to your Bones

     Halloween is one of my favorite holidays and I love celebrating by sharing spooky and spectacular Halloween quotes. If you like spine-tingling terror and wondering what went bump in the night, these 15 quotes go out to you...

1. "'Tis now the very witching time of night, when churchyards yawn and hell itself breathes out contagion to this world." ~ William Shakespeare

2. "One need not be a chamber to be haunted. One need not be a house. The brain has corridors surpassing material place." ~ Emily Dickinson

3. "Where there is no imagination there is no horror." ~ Arthur Conan Doyle, Sr.

4. "There are nights when the wolves are silent and only the moon howls." ~ George Carlin

5. Men say that in this midnight hour, the disembodied have the power, to wander as it liketh them, by wizard oak and fairy stream. ~ William Motherwell

6. "At first cock-crow the ghosts must go, back to their quiet graves below." ~ Theodosia Garrison

7. "Shadows of a thousand years rise again unseen/ Voices whisper in the trees, "Tonight is Halloween!" ~ Dexter Kozen

8. "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." ~J.M. Barrie

9. "There is nothing funny about Halloween. This sarcastic festival reflects, rather, an infernal demand for revenge by children on the adult world." ~ Jean Baudrillard

10. "Fear is nature's warning signal to get busy." ~ Henry C. Link

11. "There is something haunting in the light of the moon; it has all the dispassionateness of a disembodied soul, and something of its inconceivable mystery." ~ Joseph Conrad 12. "The witches fly Across the sky, The owls go, "Who? Who? Who?" The black cats yowl And green ghosts howl, "Scary Halloween to you!" ~ Nina Willis Walter

13. "Fear has many eyes and can see things underground." ~ Miguel de Cervantes, from Don QuixoteSend

14. "Listen to them: the children of the night. What sweet music they make." ~ Vlad Dracula(Dracula)

15. "Pixie, kobold, elf, and sprite, All are on their rounds tonight; In the wan moon's silver ray,Thrives their helter-skelter play." ~ Joel Benton

Halloween is a lot more than just candy and costumes. It's about scary movies, chilling books and things that go bump in the night. This Halloween start the celebration with the above 15 spooky Halloween quotes.

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