Thought I'd share some quotes from various Halloween stories and perhaps from other sources as I come across them. Enjoy and check out some of the source stories!

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Creepy Quotes From Halloween Stories

"It's probably wrong to believe that there can be any limit the horror which the human mind can experience.  On the contrary, it seems that some exponential effect begins to obtain as deeper and deeper darkness falls--as little as one may like to admit it, human experience tends, in a good many ways, to support the idea when the nightmare grows black enough, horror spawns horror, one coincidental evil begets other, often more deliberate evils, until finally blackness seems to cover everything." 

pet semantary

" Remember, I am not recording the vision of a madman.  The sun does not more certainly shine in the heavens, than that which I now affirm is true. Some miracle might have produced it, yet the stages of the discovery were distinct and probable.  After days and nights of incredible labour and fatigue, I succeeded in discovering the cause of generation and life; nay more, I became myself capable of bestowing animation upon lifeless matter." 

"However wide awake they may have been  before they entered that sleepy region, they are sure to inhale the witching influence of the air, and begin to grow imaginative--to dream dreams and see apparitions."  

headless horseman

"The Castle of Dracula now stood out against the red sky, and every stone of its broken battlements was articulated against the light of the setting sun.The gypsies, taking us as in some way the cause of the extraordinary disappearance of the dead man, turned, without a word, and rode away as if for their lives.  Those who were unmounted jumped upon the leiter-wagon and shouted to the horsemen not to desert them.  The wolves, which had withdrawn to a safe distance, followed in their wake, leaving us alone."

"The noises stopped short of the bedroom entrance as Gil reached the door handle on the opposite side. He hesitated.  Gil was not a brave man despite his bravado.  His hand hovered over the knob as he silently debated whether or not to open the door.  Curiosity and impulse won out, and Gil's sweaty hand gripped the doorknob.  Taking a deep breath and bracing himself, Gil flung the door open..."

The Pets' Revenge By Jorge Villalobos (had to plug my own book ;-))


 [singing] "There're children throwing snowballs / instead of throwing heads / they're busy building toys /and absolutely no one's dead!"

Jack Skellington  


"I got a chocolate bar," Pigpen reported. "I got a quarter!" Schroeder  added.  "I got a rock," Charlie 

Brown said." 


"Candy!" Charlie whooped. "Halloween Candy! The whole boiler room is full of

 Halloween candy. I th-th-think it's...I think it's..." He was so excited, he was 

stuttering. "I think it's all the candy in the world!"


"I can reveal here that entering dark groves of trees on dark spooky nights has never been

 something I've enjoyed doing.  And that goes double when I can hear voices coming from the 

 dark grove of trees.  And fellers, I could hear voices--whispering, mumbling, grumbling, 

rumbling voices."


"Unfaithful lover, long since dead.

Deep asleep in a wormy bed.

Wiggle toe, open eye.

Twist thy fingers toward the sky.

Life is sweet, so don't be shy.

On thy feet! Says I--says I!"


"Then, from the ceiling it seemed, a voice whispered, “Who are you?” Daniel was too frightened to speak. It felt as though his tongue was glued to the roof of his mouth. His lips moved wordlessly."

Exorcising the Football Team By  Jorge Villalobos 


"Jillian stared at the broken shingles, the shutters tilting at all angles, the cracked windows.  A gray cat sat on the rotted front porch.  The cat gazed at Jillian and let out a hiss. "


"He touched the scar on his right cheek.  His fingers traced up to where the tip of his ear had once been. Quincy Harker's words echoed. Dracula is coming for revenge and you know it.  Help me kill him once and for all. 


By 7:00 the panoply of colors on the horizon has shrunk to a bitter orange line on the western horizon, as if furnace fires had been banked beyond the edge of the world.  In the east the stars are already out.  They gleam steadily like fierce diamonds.  There is not comfort for lovers.They gleam in beautiful indifference.For the small children, bedtime is come.  Time for the babies to be packed into their beds and cribs by parents who smile at their cries to be let up a little longer, to leave the light on.  They indulgently open closet doors to show there is nothing in there. And all around them, the bestiality of the night  rises on tenebrous wings. The vampire's time has come.


And only two people knew what had happened.  An old crazed woman living in a derelict house, and 

myself. Years have passed.  But I walk in fear. Such ordinary things make me afraid.  Sunshine. Sharp shadows on grass.  White roses.  Children with red hair.  And the name--Harry.  Such an ordinary name!

"Harry" by Rosemary Timperly