45 Hocus Pocus Quotes That Will Put a Spell on You

It's not Halloween without a little hocus pocus. Read these top Hocus Pocus quotes and get excited for spooky season!

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One of the best things about Halloween is all the great Halloween movies we can binge. From scary movies and funny Halloween flicks to eerie Halloween movies for kids, there’s no shortage of spooky cinema to indulge in. One of the most beloved Halloween movies? Hocus Pocus. It’s so beloved, in fact, that there’s a much-anticipated sequel set to be released on Disney+ on September 30. So it’s only fitting to celebrate by reading these Hocus Pocus quotes as the countdown to Halloween begins.

Show your witchy side by sharing these Hocus Pocus quotes

Never seen the movie before? Don’t worry, here’s the scoop: Hocus Pocus is a film about three witches summoned from the dead by a couple of kids in Salem, Massachusetts on Halloween. Their goal? To steal the lives of Salem’s children before the sun comes up so they can live forever. With the help of a talking cat, the kids must outsmart the witches and save the children of Salem from their twisted plan. It sounds intense, but don’t be fooled—the movie is full of humor and memorable quotes. And here’s everything you need to know about its upcoming sequel, Hocus Pocus 2.

Here are some of the best (and most hilarious) Hocus Pocus quotes. Share them along with other Halloween quotes to capture the spirit of the season, or use them as inspiration for Halloween captions on Instagram. Enjoy these words from one of the best witch movies out there!

Quotes from Hocus Pocus

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1. “Oh, look. Another glorious morning. Makes me sick!” —Winifred Sanderson

2. “It’s just a bunch of hocus pocus.” —Max 

3. “I smell children.” —Mary Sanderson 

4. “I am beautiful! Boys will love me!” —Sarah Sanderson

5. “You know, I’ve always wanted a child. And now I think I’ll have one … on toast!” —Winifred Sanderson

6. “Well, it says to form a circle of salt to protect from zombies, witches and old boyfriends.” —Allison

7. “Let’s light this sucker and meet the old broads.” —Max

8. “It’s a full moon outside, the weirdos are out!” —Dani

9. “Wench! Trollop! You buck-toothed, mop-riding firefly from hell!” —Billy Butcherson

10. “Dead man’s toe!” —Sarah Sanderson

If you’re looking for some of the best Halloween costumes to wear this year, dressing up as anyone from Hocus Pocus would take the cake.

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11. “It’s the chocolate-covered finger of a man named Clark!” —Mary Sanderson

12. “No, no! He’s a good zombie.” —Max

13. “Oh, cheese and crust! He’s lost his head!” —Winifred Sanderson

14. “Hang him on a hook and let me play with him.” —Sarah Sanderson

15. “I’m sorry, Emily, I had to wait 300 years for a virgin to light a candle.” —Thackery Binx

16. “It doesn’t matter how young or old you are, you sold your soul! You’re the ugliest thing that ever lived, and you know it!” —Dani

17. “I suggest we form a calming circle.” —Mary Sanderson 

18. “Damn, damn, double damn!” —Winifred Sanderson

19. “Come little children, I’ll take thee away …” —Sarah Sanderson

20. “We’re young!” —Mary Sanderson

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21. “I’ll have your guts for garters, girl!” —Winifred Sanderson

22. “You’re going to turn me into one of those fat, useless, contented house cats.” —Thackery Binx

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23. “What a fool to give us thy life … for thy sister’s.” —Winifred Sanderson

24. “Mmm, mmm, mmm! I need one of those instant ice packs. You girls are giving me a fever!” —Bus Driver

25. “This is terribly uncomfortable.” —Sarah Sanderson

26. “Take good care of Dani, Max. You’ll never know how precious she is until you lose her.” —Thackery Binx

27. “Why? Why was I cursed with such idiot sisters?” —Winifred Sanderson

28. “Amok! Amok, amok, amok, amok, amok.” —Sarah Sanderson

29. “Fine, but everyone here knows that Halloween was invented by the candy companies. It’s a conspiracy.” —Max

30. “You hags! There are not enough children in the world to make thee young and beautiful!” —Thackery Binx

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31. “Drop dead, moron.” —Dani

32. “Come! We fly!” —Winifred Sanderson

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33. “Farewell, mortal bus boy!” —Sarah Sanderson

34. “Sisters, Satan has married Medusa. See the snakes in her hair.” —Mary Sanderson

35. “Thackery Binx, thou mangy feline. Still alive?” —Winifred Sanderson

36. “Stuff it, zit face.” —Dani

37. “Dance, dance, dance, until you die!” —Winifred Sanderson

38. “I shall always be with you.” —Thackery Binx

39. “I love you, jerk face.” —Dani

40. “Go to hell!” “Oh I’ve been there, thank you—I found it quite lovely.” —Winifred Sanderson

41. “‘Tis firm!” —Sarah Sanderson

42. “Maybe you can learn to breathe through your nose.” —Max

43. “Well, I don’t know. Cat’s got my tongue!” —Winifred Sanderson

44. “Got any cash, Hollywood?” —Jay

45. “Goodbye, cruel world.” —Winifred Sanderson

Now, check out these other great Disney Halloween movies to watch this year. Or, if you need more spooky quotes, some of these Stephen King quotes will do the trick.

Kelly Kuehn
Kelly Kuehn is a former editor for Reader’s Digest who covered entertainment, trivia and history. When she’s not working you can find her watching the latest and greatest movies, listening to a true-crime podcast (or two), blasting ‘90s music and hiking with her dog, Ryker, throughout the Finger Lakes.