65 Spooky Quotes On Success In Life

These spooky quotes will inspire you. Spooky, a place that is spooky has a frightening atmosphere and makes you feel that there are ghosts around or sinister or ghostly in a way that causes fear and unease.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging spooky quotes, spooky sayings, and spooky proverbs.

Best Spooky Quotes

  1. “I must go in, the fog is rising.” ~ Emily Dickinson
  2. “Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before.” ~ Edgar Allan Poe
  3. “Where there is no imagination there is no horror.” ~ Arthur Conan Doyle
  4. “Clothes make a statement. Costumes tell a story.” ~ Mason Cooley
  5. “There are nights when the wolves are silent and only the moon howls.” ~ George Carlin

  6. “This Halloween, the most popular mask is the Arnold Schwarzenegger mask. And the best part? With a mouth full of candy you will sound just like him.” ~ Conan O’Brien , Spooky quotes for Halloween
  7. “I’m not usually where I think I am. It’s kind of spooky.” ~ Laurie Anderson
  8. “They enter, locking themselves in, descend the rugged steps, and are down in the Crypt. The lantern is not wanted, for the moonlight strikes in at the groined windows, bare of glass, the broken frames for which cast patterns on the ground. The heavy pillars which support the roof engender masses of black shade, but between them, there are lanes of light.” ~ Charles Dickens
  9. “Eye of newt, and toe of frog, Wool of bat, and tongue of dog, Adder’s fork, and blind-worm’s sting, Lizard’s leg, and owlet’s wing, For a charm of powerful trouble, Like a hell-broth boil and bubble.” ~ William Shakespeare
  10. “I just like the idea of this creature or a being on the roof, you know? It’s kind of spooky.” ~ William Alfred Sergeant

  11. “I cannot seriously believe in it [quantum theory] because the theory cannot be reconciled with the idea that physics should represent a reality in time and space, free from spooky actions at a distance [spukhafte Fernwirkungen].” ~ Albert Einstein
  12. “Nothing spooky or terrible happened on set, but we were told to say it had. We were giving a press conference and the writers were going on about these terrible things that supposedly happened while we were filming.” ~ Margot Kidder
  13. “You kind of invite a little spooky, creepy vibe into your whole experience of making a movie.” ~ Bruce Greenwood
  14. “Being in a band you can wear whatever you want – it’s like an excuse for Halloween every day.” ~ Gwen Stefani
  15. “True love is like ghosts, which everyone talks about and few have seen.” ~ Francois de La Rochefoucauld

  16. “Charlie Brown is the one person I identify with. C.B. is such a loser. He wasn’t even the star of his own Halloween special.” ~ Chris Rock
  17. “There is nothing funny about Halloween. This sarcastic festival reflects, rather, an infernal demand for revenge by children on the adult world.” ~ Jean Baudrillard
  18. “Physics should represent a reality in time and space, free from spooky action at a distance.” ~ Walter Isaacson
  19. “I’ve made up stuff that’s turned out to be real, that’s the spooky part.” ~ Tom Clancy
  20. “I should never have switched from Scotch to Martinis.” ~ Humphrey Bogart

  21. “It was a long and gloomy night that gathered on me, haunted by the ghosts of many hopes, of many dear remembrances, many errors, many unavailing sorrows, and regrets.” ~ Charles Dickens
  22. “One disagreeable result of whispering is that it seems to evoke an atmosphere of silence, haunted by the ghosts of sound – strange cracks and tickings, the rustling of garments that have no substance in them, and the tread of dreadful feet that would leave no mark on the sea-sand or the winter snow.” ~ Charles Dickens
  23. “It is a silent, shady place, with a paved courtyard so full of echoes, that sometimes I am tempted to believe that faint responses to the noises of old times linger there yet and that these ghosts of sound haunt my footsteps as I pace it up and down.” ~ Charles Dickens
  24. “The cold hoarfrost glistened on the tombstones, and sparkled like rows of gems, among the stone carvings of the old church. The snow lay hard and crisp upon the ground; and spread over the thickly-strewn mounds of earth, so white and smooth a cover, that it seemed as if corpses lay there, hidden only by their winding sheets.” ~ Charles Dickens
  25. “Die, my dear? Why that’s the last thing I’ll do!” ~ Groucho Marx

  26. “May Jack-o-lanterns burning bright, Of soft and golden hue, Pierce through the future’s veil and show, What fate now holds for you?” ~ Jerry Smith
  27. “Spooky wild and gusty; swirling dervishes of rattling leaves race by, fleeing the wind flung deadwood that cracks and thumps behind.” ~ Dave Beard
  28. “I think DOOM had just the right mix of elements that keep people coming back to it: great monsters, excellent weapons with great balance, a spooky environment, and extreme speed.” ~ John Romero
  29. “I think about the characters I’ve created and then I sit down and start typing and see what they will do. There’s a lot of subconscious thought that goes on. It amazes me to find out, a few chapters later, why I put someone in a certain place when I did. It’s spooky.” ~ Tom Clancy
  30. “No one is talking. No one is emailing. No one is texting. It’s spooky and scary.” ~ Brian Stelter

  31. “The quivering, ardent sunlight showed him the lines of cruelty round the mouth as clearly as if he had been looking into a mirror after he had done some dreadful thing.” ~ Oscar Wilde
  32. “I will die here where I have walked. And I will walk here, though I am in my grave. I will walk here until the pride of this house is humbled.” ~ Charles Dickens
  33. “There are two things that are hard to hit and see. That’s a spooky ghost and Muhammad Ali.” ~ Muhammad Ali
  34. “…it was a huge creature, luminous, ghastly, and spectral. I have cross-examined these men, one of them a hard-headed countryman, one a farrier, and one a moorland farmer, who all tell the same story of this dreadful apparition, exactly corresponding to the hell-hound of the legend. I assure you that there is a reign of terror in the district and that it is a hardy man who will cross the moor at night.” ~ Arthur Conan Doyle
  35. “It’s kind of spooky when you are caught talking to God everybody thinks you’re nuts. They used to call you a prophet.” ~ Paul Zindel

  36. “He was sailing over a boundless expanse of sea, with a blood-red sky above, and the angry waters, lashed into fury beneath, boiling and eddying up, on every side. There was another vessel before them, toiling and laboring in the howling storm: her canvas fluttering in ribbons from the mast.” ~ Charles Dickens
  37. “Writers when they’re writing live in a spooky, clamorous silence, a state somewhat like the advanced stages of prayer but without prayer’s calming benefits.” ~ Joy Williams
  38. “What changed these very ordinary men (who were such cowards that they did not dare stand too near the cross in case they got involved) into heroes who would stop at nothing? A swindle? Hallucination? Spooky nonsense in a darkened room? Or Somebody quietly doing what He said He’d do – walk right through death? What do you think?” ~ John Bertram Phillips
  39. “Everything in Louisiana is about layers. There are layers of race, layers of class, layers of survival, layers of death, and layers of rebirth. To live with these layers is to be a true Louisianian. This state has a depth that is simultaneously beyond words and yet as natural as breathing. How can a place be both other-worldly and completely pedestrian is beyond me; however, Louisiana manages to do it. Louisiana is spooky that way.” ~ Don Lemon
  40. “I put a spell on you and now you’re mine. You can’t stop the things I do. I ain’t lying.” ~ Screamin’ Jay Hawkins

  41. “He knew. I could see it in his face. Look, if someone gets infected you’ve got between ten and twenty seconds to kill them. It might be your brother or your sister or your oldest friend. It makes no difference. And just so you know where you stand – if it happens to you, I’ll do it in a heartbeat.” ~ Selena
  42. “He shook-a me up, he took me by surprise. He had a pickup truck and the devil’s eyes. He stared at me and I felt a change. Time meant nothing, never would again.” ~ Richard O’Brien
  43. “This is Halloween, everybody make a scene Trick or treat till the neighbors gonna die of fright It’s our town, everybody scream In this town of Halloween.” ~ Danny Elfman
  44. “I was working in the lab late one night When my eyes beheld an eerie sight For my monster from his slab began to rise And suddenly to my surprise… He did the mash He did the monster mash The monster mash It was a graveyard smash.” ~ Bobby Pickett
  45. “Ghosts were created when the first man awoke in the night.” ~ James M. Barrie

  46. “O, God! I screamed, and “O God! Again and again; for there before my eyes – pale and shaken, and half-fainting, and groping before him with his hands, like a man restored from death – there stood Henry Jekyll.”” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson
  47. “It is positively spooky how the physicist finds the mathematician has been there before him or her.” ~ Steven Weinberg
  48. “[I’ve gone to big stadium rock concerts at some artist’s invitation], and eventually you find yourself in the room with the Radiant Being around whom all this is revolving. It’s very bizarre, and it’s quasi-religious, or possibly genuinely religious. Spooky. It’s a spooky and interesting thing.” ~ William Gibson
  49. “A candy-colored clown they call the sandman
    Tiptoes into my room every night
    Just to sprinkle stardust and whisper;
    “Go to sleep, everything is alright”” ~ Roy Orbison
  50. “You’re only as good as your record collection.” ~ DJ Spooky

  51. “We came to the house, and it is an old house, full of great chimneys where wood is burnt on ancient dogs upon the hearth, and grim portraits (some of them with grim legends, too) lower distrustfully from the oaken panels of the walls.” ~ Charles Dickens
  52. “There was no wind; there was no passing shadow on the deep shade of the night; there was no noise. The city lay behind him, lighted here and there, and starry worlds were hidden by the masonry of spire and roof that hardly made out any shapes against the sky. Dark and lonely distance lay around him everywhere, and the clocks were faintly striking two.” ~ Charles Dickens
  53. “”I saw her, in the fire, but now. I hear her in music, in the wind, in the dead stillness of the night,” returned the haunted man.” ~ Charles Dickens
  54. “There’s this great kind of spooky dance that happens that I can’t access any other way. I think most of us are given kind of one pathway to that dance, and that’s why I’m a writer. It’s the only way I can get there. I can’t do it through art, I can’t do it through singing, I can’t do it through mothering, I can’t do it through invention.” ~ Elizabeth Gilbert
  55. “How will I ever get out of this labyrinth!” ~ Gabriel Garcia Marquez

  56. “Of all the ruinous and desolate places my uncle had ever beheld, this was the most so. It looked as if it had once been a large house of entertainment; but the roof had fallen in, in many places, and the stairs were steep, rugged, and broken. There was a huge fire-place in the room into which they walked, and the chimney was blackened with smoke; but no warm blaze lighted it up now. The white feathery dust of burnt wood was still strewed over the hearth, but the stove was cold, and all was dark and gloomy.” ~ Charles Dickens
  57. “It was a very aged, ghostly place; the church had been built many hundreds of years ago, and had once had a convent or monastery attached; for arches in ruins, remains of oriel windows, and fragments of blackened walls, were yet standing-, while other portions of the old building, which had crumbled away and fallen down, were mingled with the churchyard earth and overgrown with grass, as if they too claimed a burying-place and sought to mix their ashes with the dust of men.” ~ Charles Dickens
  58. “It had grown darker as they talked, and the wind was sawing and the sawdust was whirling outside paler windows. The underlying churchyard was already settling into deep dim shade, and the shade was creeping up to the housetops among which they sat. “As if,” said Eugene, “as if the churchyard ghosts were rising.”” ~ Charles Dickens
  59. “Under none of the accredited ghostly circumstances, and environed by none of the conventional ghostly surroundings, did I first make acquaintance with the house which is the subject of this Christmas piece. I saw it in the daylight, with the sun upon it. There was no wind, no rain, no lightning, no thunder, no awful or unwonted circumstance, of any kind, to heighten its effect.” ~ Charles Dickens
  60. “I am really easy to scare, and I don’t enjoy watching spooky films.” ~ Kate Ashfield

  61. “With throbbing veins and burning skin, eyes wild and heavy, thoughts hurried and disordered, he felt as though the light were a reproach, and shrunk involuntarily from the day as if he were some foul and hideous thing.” ~ Charles Dickens
  62. “Nobody near me here, but rats, and they are fine stealthy secret fellows.” ~ Charles Dickens
  63. “The beating of my heart was so violent and wild that I felt as if my life were breaking from me.” ~ Charles Dickens

  64. “I had this spooky psychological thing about ‘The Piano’ before it began, which was how everybody was going to go nuts on the set. Because a film tends to set up the way people are going to behave.” ~ Jane Campion
  65. “Music looks very formidable to people outside of it and it looks like it’s this realm of spooky genius.” ~ Jon Brion

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