55 'Hocus Pocus' Quotes From The Hilariously Scary Halloween Classic

Spellbinding 'Hocus Pocus' quotes that are perfect for Halloween

'Hocus Pocus' is the most viewed American classic Halloween movie during the holiday season.

'Hocus Pocus,' released in 1993, follows the Sanderson sisters' story about three witches named Winifred, Sarah, and Mary. The movie revolves around how the sisters are back from the dead, the havoc they create in the town, and how they are defeated.

Winifred casts the spell that if any virgin lights the black flame candle, that will bring the sisters back to life on a full moon on Hallows' Eve, and if they don't suck the life out of a child, they will turn to dust at sunrise.

Here are some famous Sanderson's sisters quotes from the movie. If you are interested in reading more quotes, don't forget to visit 'Toy Story' quotes and 'Treasure Island' quotes.

Best 'Hocus Pocus' Quotes

Enjoy our collection of popular 'Hocus Pocus' quotes that put a spell on you

'Hocus Pocus' is both funny and spooky, and the conversations between the Sanderson sisters are always hilarious. Here are a bunch of 'Hocus Pocus' quotes that are hilarious and scary.

1. "Oh, look. Another glorious morning makes me sick!"

- Winifred Sanderson.

2."You hags! There are not enough children in the world to make thee young and beautiful!"

-Thackery Binx.

3."I suggest we form a calming circle."

-Mary Sanderson.

4."Don’t get your knickers in a twist! We’re just three kindly old spinster ladies."

-Winifred Sanderson.

5." 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!"


6."Master: They called me master.

Master's Wife: Oh, really? Well. wait until you see what I'm gonna call you!"

- 'Hocus Pocus'.

7. "Oh, cheese and crust! He’s lost his head! Damn that Thackery Binx!"

 -Winifred Sanderson.

8." Max, I’m not going up there. My friends at school told me all about that place. It’s weird!"


9."This is…this is terribly uncomfortable."

-Sarah Sanderson.

10."I killed you once. I shall kill you again, you maggoty malfeasance! Hang onto your heads!"

-Winifred Sanderson.

Funny 'Hocus Pocus' Quotes

Magicians use the term 'Hocus Pocus', and the Sanderson sisters used the same in the movie. Here's our collection of hilarious quotes from 'Hocus Pocus.'

11." To convey gorgeous creatures such as yourselves to your most forbidden desires."

-Bus Driver.

12."It’s the chocolate-covered finger of a man named Clark!"

-Mary Sanderson.

13."Sarah Sanderson: I am beautiful! Boys will love me!

Mary Sanderson: We're young!"

14."I need one of those instant ice packs. You girls are giving me a fever!"

-Bus Driver.

15." Emily: Thackery Binx, what took thee so long?

Thackery Binx: I'm sorry, Emily. I had to wait three hundred years for a virgin to light a candle."

- 'Hocus Pocus'.

16."Say what you want! Just don’t breathe on me."


17."Allison: Well, it says to form a circle of salt to protect from zombies, witches, and old boyfriends.

Max: And what about new boyfriends?"

- 'Hocus Pocus'.

18."Jay: Oh man, how come it's always the ugly chicks that stay out late?

Winifred Sanderson:  Chicks?"

- 'Hocus Pocus'.

19."Winifred Sanderson: Thackery Binx, thou mangy feline. Still alive?

Thackery Binx: And waiting for you!"

- 'Hocus Pocus'.

20."I put a spell on you and now you’re mine."

-Winifred Sanderson.

21."Thackery's Father: What hast thou done with my son, Thackery?

Winifred Sanderson: Thackery? Hmm.

Thackery's Father: Answer me!

Winifred Sanderson: Well, I don't know. Cat's got my tongue."

- 'Hocus Pocus'.

22."Hang him on a hook and let me play with him!"

-Sarah Sanderson.

23."Dani: You're my kitty now. You'll have milk and tuna fish every day. And you'll only hunt mice for fun.

Thackery Binx: You're going to turn me into one of those fat, useless, contented house cats.

Dani: You betcha."

- 'Hocus Pocus'.

24. "Sarah Sanderson: What is this place?

Mary Sanderson: It reeks of children!

Winifred Sanderson: It is a prison for children."

- 'Hocus Pocus'.

25."Dani: You saved my life.

Max: I had to. I'm your big brother.

Dani: I love you, jerkface."

- 'Hocus Pocus'.

26."Sisters, Satan has married Medusa. See the snakes in her hair."

-Mary Sanderson.

27. "It's my curse, that and you two! Get off me you thundering oafs!"

-Winifred Sanderson.

28."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!"


29. "Ernie Ice: Gee, we don't get any smokes from you. We don't get any cash. What am I supposed to do with my afternoon?

Max: Maybe you could learn to breathe through your nose."

- 'Hocus Pocus'.

30."Ernie Ice: Ding-ding. Ding-ding.

Jay: Stop and pay the toll, kid.

Ernie Ice: Ten chocolate bars, no licorice.

Jay: Dump out your dump sack."

- 'Hocus Pocus'.

Famous 'Hocus Pocus' Quotes

'Hocus Pocus' is an evil magic spell book used by the Sanderson Sisters to create potions and cast spells to suck the youth from kids. Here are some of the best 'Hocus Pocus' quotes.

31."It’s all just a bunch of hocus pocus."


32."Sisters, we’ve been gone 300 years."

-Winifred Sanderson.

33."Bubble, bubble. I’m in trouble!"

-Bus Driver.

34."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.

35. "Welcome to High School Hell. I'm your host, Boris Karloff, Jr. Ha ha ha ha ha!"


36."Max: [suddenly startled by Dave in a vampire costume]  Oh! Dad.

Dave: It's not Dad. It's Dadcula. Oh, my goodness. Who must this charming young blood donor be?"

- 'Hocus Pocus'.

37." Dani: He lit the black flame candle. The witches are back from the dead and they're after us. We need help.

Jenny: How much candy have you had, honey?"

- 'Hocus Pocus'.

38."You know, I’ve always wanted a child. Now I think I’ll have one on toast!"

-Winifred Sanderson.

39." Winifred Sanderson: Well, tell me friend, what is this contraption?

Bus Driver: I call it a bus."

40."It’s the burning rain of death! Come, you fools!"

-Winifred Sanderson.

Memorable 'Hocus Pocus' Quotes

The Sanderson sisters in the movie 'Hocus Pocus' are funny and will put a spell on you with their antics and quotes. Below are few funny and memorable quotes.

41."Hello, I want my book. Bonjour, je veux mon livre."

-Winifred Sanderson.

42." Well, um well, you see I just moved here. 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."


43."Couldn’t you forget about being a cool teenager just for one night?"


44." We must find the book, brew the potion and suck the lives out of the children of Salem before sunrise."

-Winifred Sanderson.

45."Master's Wife: Aren't you broads a little old to be trick or treating?

Winifred Sanderson: We'll be younger in the morning.

Master's Wife: Yeah, sure, me, too."

- 'Hocus Pocus'.

46."Winifred Sanderson: Twist the bones and bend the back.

Sarah, Mary Sanderson: Itch-it-a-cop-it-a-Mel-a-ka-mys-ti-ca.

Winifred Sanderson: Trim him of his baby fat.

Sarah, Mary Sanderson: Itch-it-a-cop-it-a-Mel-a-ka-mys-ti-ca.

Winifred Sanderson: Give him fur black as black, just…

Mary Sanderson: Like…"

- 'Hocus Pocus'.

47."Allison: I like your costume, Dani.

Dani: Thank you! I really like yours too. Of course, I couldn't wear anything like that because I don't have any - what do you call them, Max? Yabbos?"

- 'Hocus Pocus'.

48."Winifred Sanderson: Why? Why was I cursed with such idiot sisters?

Sarah Sanderson: Just lucky, I guess."

- 'Hocus Pocus'.

49."Billy Butcherson: Go to hell!

Winifred Sanderson: Oh! I've been there, thank you. I found it quite lovely."

- 'Hocus Pocus'.

'Hocus Pocus' Quotes About Halloween

A must watch Halloween classic 'Hocus Pocus' movie quotes

'Hocus Pocus' is the favorite Halloween movie of all time. Let's recall the spooky 'Hocus Pocus' quotes for this Halloween.

50."It’s a full moon tonight. That’s why all the weirdos are out."


51."Winifred Sanderson: Sisters, All Hallow's Eve has become a night of frolic, where children wear costumes and run amok!

Sarah Sanderson: Amok! amok, amok, amok."

- 'Hocus Pocus'.

52."But everyone here knows that Halloween was invented by the candy companies it's a conspiracy!"


53." 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."


54."Allison: You don't like it here?

Max: Oh, the leaves are great but, I-I don't know just all this Halloween stuff

Allison: You don't believe in it?

Max: What, you mean like the Sanderson Sisters? No way"

- 'Hocus Pocus'.

55."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.

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