Humanities › Literature Halloween Quotes for Kids Share Flipboard Email Print KidStock / Getty Images Literature Quotations Quotations For Holidays Funny Quotes Love Quotes Great Lines from Movies and Television Best Sellers Classic Literature Plays & Drama Poetry Shakespeare Short Stories Children's Books By Simran Khurana Education Expert M.B.A, Human Resource Development and Management, Narsee Monjee Institution of Management Studies B.S., University of Mumbai, Commerce, Accounting, and Finance Simran Khurana is the Editor-in-Chief for ReachIvy, and a teacher and freelance writer and editor, who uses quotations in her pedagogy. our editorial process Simran Khurana Updated July 10, 2019 Halloween has special significance for children. Kids look forward to October 31 when they can play out their imagination and spook their friends. Retailers have realized the importance of this holiday and stock up a variety of wild costumes for kids. You can get any costume—from a pirate to Pinocchio. On Halloween night, kids dress up in zany costumes, pretending to be scary monsters and weird creatures. They travel door to door, usually accompanied by an adult and yell, "trick or treat!" If the friendly neighbor chooses to be tricked, the kids play a naughty prank on the neighbor. Most people enjoy treating kids with candy. Kids also love to share ghost stories, and spooky tales of dead people to add to the thrill. If your children enjoy Halloween, join them in their naughty adventures. Share these wonderful Halloween quotes for kids to make the night a truly memorable one. Organize a Halloween costume party and encourage kids to dress up in wicked and wacky costumes. Titus Lucretius Carus For as children tremble and fear everything in the blind darkness, so we in the light sometimes fear what is no more to be feared than the things children in the dark hold in terror and imagine will come true. Robert Brault I don't know that there are real ghosts and goblins, but there are always more trick-or-treaters than neighborhood kids. David Arquette The first horror film I remember seeing in the theatre was Halloween and from the first scene when the kid puts on the mask and it is his POV, I was hooked. R. L. Stine When I was a kid my family was really poor and I remember one Halloween I wanted to dress up really scary and my parents came home with a duck costume. I wore that costume for years! I hated it. Gavin DeGraw When I was a kid I got busted for throwing a rock through a car window and egging a house on Halloween. Larry, Curb Your Enthusiasm [When trick or treating kids ask for some candy] Yeah, it's Halloween but that doesn't mean you can go around to people's houses and bilk candy from them. Emily Dickinson One need not be a chamber to be haunted;One need not be a house;The brain has corridors surpassingMaterial place. Dexter Kozen Shadows of a thousand years rise again unseen,Voices whisper in the trees, "Tonight is Halloween!" Henry C. Link Fear is nature's warning signal to get busy. Virna Sheard Hark! Hark to the wind! 'Tis the night, they say,When all souls come back from the far away-The dead, forgotten this many a day! Scottish Saying From ghoulies and ghosties and long leggety beasties and things that go bump in the night, Good Lord, deliver us! Theodosia Garrison At first cock-crow, the ghosts must goBack to their quiet graves below. William Motherwell Men say that in this midnight hour,The disembodièd have powerTo wander as it liketh them,By wizard oak and fairy stream. John Kendrick Bangs Bring forth the raisins and the nuts-Tonight All-Hallows' Spectre strutsAlong the moonlit way. Henry David Thoreau I would rather sit on a pumpkin and have it all to myself than be crowded on a velvet cushion. Dennis Yost and the Classics IV Just like a ghost, you've been a-hauntin' my dreams, So I'll propose on Halloween. Love is kinda crazy with a spooky little girl like you. Shakespeare O horror! Horror! Horror! Tongue nor heart Cannot conceive nor name thee! Steve Almond Nothing on Earth so beautiful as the final haul on Halloween night. William Shakespeare 'Tis now the very witching time of night, When churchyards yawn and hell itself breathes out, Contagion to this world. J. M. Barrie 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. Janet Little, On Halloween At Halloween, when fairy spritesPerform their mystic gambols,When ilka witch her neebour greets,On their nocturnal rambles;When elves at midnight-hour are seen,Near hollow caverns sportin,Then lads an' lasses aft convene,In hopes to ken their fortune,By freets that night. Nina Willis Walter The witches flyAcross the sky,The owls go, "Who? Who? Who?"The black cats yowlAnd green ghosts howl,"Scary Halloween to you!" Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Haunted Houses The spirit-world around this world of senseFloats like an atmosphere, and everywhereWafts through these earthly mists and vapours denseA vital breath of more ethereal air.