25+ 'Practical Magic' Quotes From The 1998 Rom-Com Movie

‘Practical Magic’ quotes are moving.

‘Practical Magic’ by Griffin Dunne is a 1998 witchy rom-com starring Sandra Bullock and Nicole Kidman.

The film was adapted from the ‘Practical Magic’ book written by Alice Hoffman. The main characters of 'Practical Magic' film are Sally Owens and Gillian Owens, two witch sisters.

‘Practical Magic’ has become a cult favorite among its fans because of its beautiful coherence in romance and fantasy. Fans may have even tried a love spell or two to sort themselves out in their life. The cast of 'Practical Magic' is great in this movie. So, if you feel like looking back at the film, definitely check out these quotes which include 'Practical Magic' quotes about the moon.

If you find the ‘Practical Magic’ quotes entertaining, check out 'Hope Floats' quotes and 'Miss Congeniality' quotes for more film-related wisdom.

Best ‘Practical Magic’ Love Quotes

Sally Owens quotes are heart-warming.

'Practical Magic' as a romantic comedy does have a lot of quotes about magic and love. Sally Owens especially deals with the matter of heart and the want to be loved. So, in this section, you are bound to find a Sandra Bullock quote you absolutely love.

1. “Young Sally Owens: Mommy died of a broken heart, didn't she?

Aunt Frances: Yes, my darling girl, she did.”

‒ ‘Practical Magic’.

2. “I have this dream of being whole. Of not going to sleep each night, wanting. But still, sometimes when the wind is warm or the crickets sing I dream of a love that even time will lie down and be still for.”

‒ Sally Owens, ‘Practical Magic’.

3. “There're some things I know for certain. Always throw spilled salt over your left shoulder. Keep rosemary by your garden gate. Plant lavender for luck. And fall in love whenever you can.”

‒ Sally Owens, ‘Practical Magic’.

4. “He can flip pancakes in the air. He'll be marvelously kind. And his favorite shape will be a star. And he'll have one green eye and one blue.”

‒ Sally Owens, ‘Practical Magic’.

5. “Gillian: I love you.

Sally: I love you too, Gilly-Bean.”

‒ ‘Practical Magic’.

6. “Gillian Owens: You ever put your arms out and spin really, really fast?

Antonia: She does it all the time.

Gillian Owens: She does? Well, that's what love is like. It makes your heart race. It turns the world upside down. But if you're not careful, if you don't keep your eyes on something still, you can lose your balance. ”

‒ ‘Practical Magic’.

7. “Jimmy: (Singing) If I made you feel second best, I'm so sorry, I was blind. you were always on my mind...

Gillian: Jimmy, please, baby. Come on, baby, I love you.

Jimmy: I'm sorry, my love. I want to be with you forever.”

‒ ‘Practical Magic’.

8. “The guy I dreamed of doesn't exist. And if he doesn't exist, I'll never die of a broken heart.”

‒ Sally Owens, ‘Practical Magic’.

9. “Of course you're going to see me again. We'll grow old together. It's going to be you and me living in a big house... these two old biddies with all these cats. I bet we even die on the same day.”

‒ Gillian Owens, ‘Practical Magic’.

10. “Gary: So what kind of a craft do you do?

Sally: I manufacture bath oils and soaps and hand lotions and shampoo. And the aunts .. they like to meddle in people's love lives.”

‒ ‘Practical Magic’.  

Aunt Frances ‘Practical Magic’ Quotes

Aunt Frances played by Stockard Channing is all about being together to hold the girls tight. In the film, she is seen delivering some of the most influential 'Practical Magic' movie quotes that define the circumstances, and here are some of them.

11. “Aunt Jet: No, dear. You don't do that!

Aunt Frances: You don't do that.

Aunt Frances: Even if we did bring him back, it wouldn't be Michael. It'd be something else. Something dark and unnatural.”

‒  ‘Practical Magic’.

12. “For more than 200 years we Owens women have been blamed by everything that's ever gone wrong in this town.”

‒ Aunt Frances, ‘Practical Magic’.

13. “Your mother knew ... She knew that when you hear the sound of the deathwatch beetle the man you love is doomed to die.”

‒ Aunt Frances, ‘Practical Magic’.

14. “Sally: All I want is a normal life.

Aunt Frances: My darling girl, when are you going to realize that being 'normal' is not necessarily a virtue? It rather denotes a lack of courage.”

‒ ‘Practical Magic’.

15. “Aunt Frances: A lesson they must learn on their own.

Aunt Jet: What about the little ones?

Aunt Frances: Not to worry, Jetty. A good piece of Maria's hanging rope will protect them.”

‒ ‘Practical Magic’.

16. “Hands up. ladies. Ashes to ashes, dust to dust.”

‒ Aunt Frances, ‘Practical Magic’.

Memorable Magical Quotes From Sally And Gillian

Sally and Gillian quotes are stirring.

In this section, you will find some memorable quotes from Nicole Kidman and the famous "I wished for you too" quote.  

17. “Young Sally: I hope I never fall in love. I hope I never fall in love.

Young Gillian: I can't wait to fall in love.”

‒ ‘Practical Magic’.

18. “My blood. Your blood. Our blood.”

‒ Gillian Owens, ‘Practical Magic’.

19. “Sometimes we just stay up all night worshipping each other like bats.”

‒ Gillian Owens, ‘Practical Magic’.

20. “Gary Hallet: Miss Owens, are you hiding James Angelov?

Sally: Not in this house.

Gary Hallet: Did you or your sister kill James Angelov?

Sally: Oh, Yeah. Couple of times.”

‒ ‘Practical Magic’.

21. “Sometimes I feel like there's a hole inside me an emptiness that, at times seems to burn. I think if you lifted my heart to your ear, probably you could hear the ocean.”

‒ Sally Owens, ‘Practical Magic’.

22. “Dear Gillian, Today is our third anniversary and all I have to show for it are two beautiful little girls and a husband... No more stones being thrown, no taunts cried out. Everything is just so blissfully normal. Life is perfect.”

‒ Sally Owens, ‘Practical Magic’.

23. “[after Michael's death; brings the spell book out] You brought him into my life and now I want you to bring him back. Bring him back! I have never asked you for anything...”

‒ Sally Owens, ‘Practical Magic’.

24. “Oh, come on, Sal, What's enough? I hate it here. I want to go where no one's even heard of us.”

‒ Gillian Owens, ‘Practical Magic’.

25. “I'm lying in the sun. I'm hanging by the pool. I've got a million friends. You might say that life is perfect”

‒ Gillian Owens, ‘Practical Magic’.

26. “Curses only have power when you believe in them. And I don't. You know what? I wished for you too.”

‒ Gary Hallet, ‘Practical Magic’.

27. "I think if you lifted my heart to your ear, you could probably hear the ocean."

- Sally Owens, 'Practical Magic'.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for 'Practical Magic' quotes then why not take a look at 'Pretty Woman' quotes, and '90s quotes.


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