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Everyone knows that October 31st (aka Halloween) is the spookiest night of the year. The holiday really is just an excuse to gorge yourself on candy and play dress-up. This All Hallows’ Eve, impress your followers with a snap of your awesome costume teamed with the perfect caption. Here, 50 Halloween quotes that will help you get the most likes this fright night.

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1. “Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn, and cauldron bubble.” – William Shakespeare

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2. “Magic is really very simple. All you’ve got to do is want something and then let yourself have it.” – Aggie Cromwell from Halloweentown

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3. “Just because I cannot see it, doesn’t mean I can’t believe it!” – Jack Skellington from The Nightmare Before Christmas

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4. “It’s just a bunch of hocus pocus!” – Max from Hocus Pocus

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5. “A person should always choose a costume which is in direct contrast to her own personality.” – Lucy Van Pelt from It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

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6. “It’s Halloween; everyone’s entitled to one good scare.” – Brackett from Halloween

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7. “I love Halloween, and I love that feeling: the cold air, the spooky dangers lurking around the corner.” – Evan Peters

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8. “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

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9. “Where there is no imagination, there is no horror.” – Arthur Conan Doyle

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10. “I put a spell on you because you’re mine.” – Jay Hawkins

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11. “Be afraid... be very afraid.” – The Fly

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12. “Never trust anything that can think for itself if you can’t see where it keeps its brain.” – J.K. Rowling

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13. “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.’ I didn’t know what to do! I’d knock on people’s doors and go, ‘Trick or treat… no thank you.’” – Rita Rudner

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14. “It's as much fun to scare as to be scared.” – Vincent Price

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15. “Believe nothing you hear and only one half that you see.” – Edgar Allen Poe

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16. “For a witch, you certainly don't know much about how hauntings work.” – Colleen Houck

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17. “We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.” – Stephen King

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18. “I can think of nothing on Earth so beautiful as the final haul on Halloween night.” – Steve Almond

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19. “Werewolves howl. Phantoms prowl. Halloween's upon us now.” – Richelle E. Goodrich

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20. “Every day is Halloween, isn't it? For some of us.” – Tim Burton

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21. “Clothes make a statement. Costumes tell a story.” – Mason Cooley

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22. “Sticky fingers, tired feet; one last house, trick or treat!” – Rusty Fischer

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23. “The farther we've gotten from the magic and mystery of our past, the more we've come to need Halloween.” – Paula Guran

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24. “Some people are born for Halloween, and some are just counting the days until Christmas.” – Stephen Graham Jones

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25. “I'm so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.” – L.M. Montgomery

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26. “On Halloween you get to become anything that you want to be.” – Ava Dellaira

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27. “Halloween is not only about putting on a costume, but it's about finding the imagination and costume within ourselves.” – Elvis Duran

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28. “There is something haunting in the light of the moon.” – Joseph Conrad

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29. I’m the ghost with the most, babe.” – Betelgeuse from Beetlejuice

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30. “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

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31. “There are nights when the wolves are silent and only the moon howls.” – George Carlin

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32. "A mask tells us more than a face." – Oscar Wilde

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33. “Halloween wraps fear in innocence, as though it were a slightly sour sweet. Let terror, then, be turned into a treat.” – Nicholas Gordon

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34. “Something wicked this way comes.” – William Shakespeare

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35. “We have had our summer evenings, now for October eves!” – Humbert Wolfe

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36. “Ghosts and goblins come to play on October's final day!” — Rusty Fischer

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37. “I’ve seen enough horror movies to know that any weirdo wearing a mask is never friendly.” – Elizabeth from Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives

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38. “I’m a homicidal maniac; they look just like everyone else.” – Wednesday from The Addams Family

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39. “Villains wear many masks, none so dangerous as the mask of virtue.” – Ichabod Crane from Sleepy Hollow

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40. “Whatever you do, don't fall asleep.” – A Nightmare on Elm Street

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41. “I’m a master of fright, and a demon of light, and I’ll scare you right out of your pants.” Jack Skellington from The Nightmare Before Christmas

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42. “If human beings had genuine courage, they'd wear their costumes every day of the year, not just on Halloween.”– Douglas Coupland

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43. "Hell is empty and all the devils are here." – Ariel from William Shakespeare’s The Tempest

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44. "Everyone is a moon and has a dark side, which he never shows to anybody." – Mark Twain

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45. “You can't kill the Boogey man.” – Tommy from Halloween

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46. “It’s a full moon tonight. That’s when all the weirdos are out.” – Dani from Hocus Pocus

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47. “All you have to do is walk up to the house, ring the doorbell and say ‘tricks or treats’” – Lucy Van Pelt from It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

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48. “One need not be a chamber to be haunted. One need not be a house. The brain has corridors surpassing material place.” – Emily Dickinson

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49. “A ghost can be a lot of things. A memory, a daydream, a secret. Grief, anger, guilt. But, in my experience, most times they’re just what we want to see.” – Steven Crain from The Haunting of Hill House

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50. “I’m guessing Angela's the one in the neighborhood who gives the trick-or-treaters some toothbrushes. Pennies. Walnuts.” – Pam Beasley from The Office

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