56 Best 'Hocus Pocus' Quotes That Prove the Sanderson Sisters Are the Queens of Halloween

It’s undeniable that one of the most classic Halloween movies of all time is Disney’s Hocus Pocus. The film has a little bit of everything for everyone: witches, spells, humor, zombies and everything else that truly makes Halloween, well, Halloween. But if we’re honest, one of the best things about the iconic film, starring Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy, is the writing. If you’re anything like me, then you too struggle to let spooky season go by without once belting out Winifred Sanderson’s “I put a spell on you,” or the many other memorable lines from the film that make you laugh. The movie has also held on to its relevance for nearly 30, amassing a fanbase so strong that many travel to Salem, Massachusetts just to see some of the places where the movie was filmed. If you consider yourself on this level of superfan, then you may also want to check out what the actors have been up to since and how much they have changed. Once you’re all caught up, you’ll have even more reasons look forward to its sequel, Hocus Pocus 2, which is set to stream on Disney + this fall.And if you still can’t get enough of the Sanderson Sisters, let our list of the most iconic Hocus Pocus quotes below inspire you to pull off your best inspired costume yet. “Oh, look. Another glorious morning. Makes me sick!” —Winifred Sanderson”You know, I’ve always wanted a child. And now I think I’ll have one on toast!” —Winifred Sanderson”I put a spell on you and now you’re mine.” —Winifred Sanderson”Goodbye, cruel world.” —Winifred Sanderson”I love you, jerkface.” —Dani”Maybe you could learn to breathe through your nose.” —Max”Well, it says to form a circle of salt to protect from zombies, witches, and old boyfriends.” —Allison”You lit the black flamed candle?” —Cop”Well, you see? It’s like this: I, I um broke into the old Sanderson house, and I brought the witches back from the dead. See, I even have the book.” —Max”Dead man’s toe, dead man’s toe! Dead, dead, dead!” —Sarah Sanderson”Why was I cursed with such idiot sisters?” —Winifred Sanderson”We must find the book, brew the potion and suck the lives out of the children of Salem before sunrise. Otherwise, it’s curtains. We evaporate! We cease to exist! Dost thou comprehend?” —Winifred Sanderson

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“Unfaithful lover long since dead. Deep asleep in thy wormy bed. Wiggle thy toes, open thine eyes, twist thy fingers toward the sky. Life is sweet, be not shy. On thy feet. So sayeth I!” —Winifred Sanderson”Damn, damn, damn! Double damn.” —Winifred Sanderson”Come, we fly!” —Winifred Sanderson”Well, fancy! We desire children.” —Winifred Sanderson”Don’t get your knickers in a twist! We’re just three kindly old spinster ladies.” —Winifred Sanderson “Sisters, All Hallow’s Eve has become a night of frolic, where children wear costumes and run amok!” —Winifred Sanderson”I’ll have your guts for garters, girl!”—Winifred Sanderson”It is a prison for children.” —Winifred Sanderson “My ungodly book speaks to you. On All Hallow’s Eve, when the moon is round, a virgin will summon us from under the ground. Oh, oh! We shall be back, and the lives of all the children of Salem will be mine!” —Winifred Sanderson “Oh, cheese and crust! He’s lost his head. Damn that Thackery Binx!” —Winifred Sanderson “Thackery Binx, thou mangy feline. Still alive?” —Winifred Sanderson “Sisters, we’ve been gone 300 years.” —Winifred Sanderson “Well, I don’t know. Cat’s got my tongue.” —Winifred Sanderson “It’s my curse, that and you two! Get off me you thundering oafs!” —Winifred Sanderson”You hags! There are not enough children in the world to make thee young and beautiful!” —Thackery Binx”Say what you want! Just don’t breathe on me.” —Max”I had to wait 300 years for a virgin to light a candle.” —Thackery Binx “I am beautiful! Boys will love me!” —Sarah Sanderson”It’s all just a bunch of hocus pocus.” —Max “Fine, but everyone here knows that Halloween was invented by the candy companies. It’s a conspiracy.” —Max”Aren’t you broads a little bit old to be trick or treating?” —Master’s wife “I suggest we form a calming circle.” —Mary Sanderson “It reeks of children!” —Mary Sanderson “Come little children, I’ll take thee away into a land of enchantment. Come little children. The time has come to play here in my garden of magic.” —Sarah Sanderson”Couldn’t you forget about being a cool teenager just for one night?” —Dani”It’s the chocolate-covered finger of a man named Clark!” —Mary Sanderson”Bubble, bubble, I’m in trouble.” —Bus driver”Amok, amok, amok, amok, amok.” —The Sanderson Sisters

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“You’ve messed with the great and powerful Max! Now you must suffer the consequences. I’m going to summon the burning rain of death!” —Max “Max, I’m not going up there. My friends at school told me all about that place. It’s weird!”—Dani “You’re going to turn me into one of those fat, useless, contented house cats.” —Thackery Binx “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 “I need one of those instant ice packs. You girls are giving me a fever!” —Bus Driver “It just so happens that Halloween is based on the ancient feast called All Hallow’s Eve. It’s the one night a year where the spirits of the dead can return to Earth.” —Allison”My lucky rat tail!” —Sarah Sanderson”It’s a full moon tonight. That’s why all the weirdos are out.” —Dani”Oh man, how come it’s always the ugly chicks that stay out late?” —Jay”We’re young!” —Mary Sanderson”They’re very health-conscious in Los Angeles.” —Ernie “Ice””He’s a good zombie.” —Max”This is terribly uncomfortable.” —Sarah Sanderson”Hang him on a hook and let me play with him!” —Sarah Sanderson

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Cameron is a staff writer for Good Housekeeping, where she covers topics ranging from holidays to food and more.

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It’s undeniable that one of the most classic Halloween movies of all time is Disney’s Hocus Pocus. The film has a little bit of everything for everyone: witches, spells, humor, zombies and everything else that truly makes Halloween, well, Halloween. But if we’re honest, one of the best things about the iconic film, starring Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy, is the writing.

If you’re anything like me, then you too struggle to let spooky season go by without once belting out Winifred Sanderson’s “I put a spell on you,” or the many other memorable lines from the film that make you laugh.

The movie has also held on to its relevance for nearly 30, amassing a fanbase so strong that many travel to Salem, Massachusetts just to see some of the places where the movie was filmed. If you consider yourself on this level of superfan, then you may also want to check out what the actors have been up to since and how much they have changed. Once you’re all caught up, you’ll have even more reasons look forward to its sequel, Hocus Pocus 2, which is set to stream on Disney + this fall.

And if you still can’t get enough of the Sanderson Sisters, let our list of the most iconic Hocus Pocus quotes below inspire you to pull off your best inspired costume yet.

  • “Oh, look. Another glorious morning. Makes me sick!” —Winifred Sanderson
  • “You know, I’ve always wanted a child. And now I think I’ll have one on toast!” —Winifred Sanderson
  • “I put a spell on you and now you’re mine.” —Winifred Sanderson
  • “Goodbye, cruel world.” —Winifred Sanderson
  • I love you, jerkface.” —Dani
  • “Maybe you could learn to breathe through your nose.” —Max
  • “Well, it says to form a circle of salt to protect from zombies, witches, and old boyfriends.” —Allison
  • You lit the black flamed candle?” —Cop
  • “Well, you see? It’s like this: I, I um broke into the old Sanderson house, and I brought the witches back from the dead. See, I even have the book.” —Max
  • “Dead man’s toe, dead man’s toe! Dead, dead, dead!” —Sarah Sanderson
  • “Why was I cursed with such idiot sisters?” —Winifred Sanderson
  • “We must find the book, brew the potion and suck the lives out of the children of Salem before sunrise. Otherwise, it’s curtains. We evaporate! We cease to exist! Dost thou comprehend?” —Winifred Sanderson

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    • “Unfaithful lover long since dead. Deep asleep in thy wormy bed. Wiggle thy toes, open thine eyes, twist thy fingers toward the sky. Life is sweet, be not shy. On thy feet. So sayeth I!” —Winifred Sanderson
    • “Damn, damn, damn! Double damn.” —Winifred Sanderson
    • “Come, we fly!” —Winifred Sanderson
    • “Well, fancy! We desire children.” —Winifred Sanderson
    • “Don’t get your knickers in a twist! We’re just three kindly old spinster ladies.” —Winifred Sanderson
    • “Sisters, All Hallow’s Eve has become a night of frolic, where children wear costumes and run amok!” —Winifred Sanderson
    • “I’ll have your guts for garters, girl!”—Winifred Sanderson
    • “It is a prison for children.” —Winifred Sanderson
    • “My ungodly book speaks to you. On All Hallow’s Eve, when the moon is round, a virgin will summon us from under the ground. Oh, oh! We shall be back, and the lives of all the children of Salem will be mine!” —Winifred Sanderson
    • “Oh, cheese and crust! He’s lost his head. Damn that Thackery Binx!” —Winifred Sanderson
    • “Thackery Binx, thou mangy feline. Still alive?” —Winifred Sanderson
    • “Sisters, we’ve been gone 300 years.” —Winifred Sanderson
    • “Well, I don’t know. Cat’s got my tongue.” —Winifred Sanderson
    • “It’s my curse, that and you two! Get off me you thundering oafs!” —Winifred Sanderson
    • “You hags! There are not enough children in the world to make thee young and beautiful!” —Thackery Binx
    • “Say what you want! Just don’t breathe on me.” —Max
    • “I had to wait 300 years for a virgin to light a candle.” —Thackery Binx
    • “I am beautiful! Boys will love me!” —Sarah Sanderson
    • “It’s all just a bunch of hocus pocus.” —Max
    • “Fine, but everyone here knows that Halloween was invented by the candy companies. It’s a conspiracy.” —Max
    • “Aren’t you broads a little bit old to be trick or treating?” —Master’s wife
    • “I suggest we form a calming circle.” —Mary Sanderson
    • “It reeks of children!” —Mary Sanderson
    • “Come little children, I’ll take thee away into a land of enchantment. Come little children. The time has come to play here in my garden of magic.” —Sarah Sanderson
    • “Couldn’t you forget about being a cool teenager just for one night?” —Dani
    • “It’s the chocolate-covered finger of a man named Clark!” —Mary Sanderson
    • “Bubble, bubble, I’m in trouble.” —Bus driver
    • “Amok, amok, amok, amok, amok.” —The Sanderson Sisters
      the sanderson sisters from hocus pocus

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      • “You’ve messed with the great and powerful Max! Now you must suffer the consequences. I’m going to summon the burning rain of death!” —Max
      • “Max, I’m not going up there. My friends at school told me all about that place. It’s weird!”—Dani
      • “You’re going to turn me into one of those fat, useless, contented house cats.” —Thackery Binx
      • “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
      • “I need one of those instant ice packs. You girls are giving me a fever!” —Bus Driver
      • “It just so happens that Halloween is based on the ancient feast called All Hallow’s Eve. It’s the one night a year where the spirits of the dead can return to Earth.” —Allison
      • “My lucky rat tail!” —Sarah Sanderson
      • “It’s a full moon tonight. That’s why all the weirdos are out.” —Dani
      • “Oh man, how come it’s always the ugly chicks that stay out late?” —Jay
      • “We’re young!” —Mary Sanderson
      • “They’re very health-conscious in Los Angeles.” —Ernie “Ice”
      • “He’s a good zombie.” —Max
      • “This is terribly uncomfortable.” —Sarah Sanderson
      • “Hang him on a hook and let me play with him!” —Sarah Sanderson

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