Top 51 Jack Skellington Quotes About Life, Death, And Pumpkins From 'The Nightmare Before Christmas'

'The Nightmare Before Christmas' Jack Skellington quotes are the most memorable in the movie.
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Jack Skellington is one of the most popular and exemplary characters created by Tim Burton.

As the lead character of the 1993 Tim Burton movie, 'The Nightmare Before Christmas', he is known as the Pumpkin King of Halloween Town who represents the Halloween patron who is as important as the Easter Bunny or Santa Claus. Despite being the most important spirit of Halloween, he still has character flaws and the craving to experience a different side of life, leading him take drastic decisions that nearly have catastrophic effects.

Unlike most Burton movies with Johnny Depp as the lead cast, Jack Skellington has been voiced by Chris Sarandon Jr. Jack Skellington, like every other Halloween Town inhabitant also had a normal human life before where he was burned alive. He is otherwise a very charming personality who can make the hearts of everyone in Halloween town sway, except that of Sally's who eventually falls prey to his charms. Here is a list of motivational Jack Skellington quotes and romantic lines from 'The Nightmare Before Christmas' movie by none other than the Pumpkin King himself.

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The Best Jack Skellington Quotes

Jack Skellington quotes from 'The Nightmare Before Christmas' are not only funny but relevant.

Jack Skellington is undoubtedly one of the best characters created by Tim Burton. Here is a list of 'The Nightmare Before Christmas' quotes by Jack Skellington, including Jack Skellington quotes to zero, and Jack Skellington quotes, kingdom hearts

1. "Now don't be modest. Who else is clever enough to make my Sandy Claws outfit?"

-Jack Skellington, 'The Nightmare Before Christmas'.

2. "What have I done? What have I done? How could I be so blind? All is lost. Where was I? Spoiled all! Spoiled all!"

-Jack Skellington, 'The Nightmare Before Christmas'.

3. "Forgive me, Mr. Claus. I'm afraid I've made a terrible mess of your holiday."

-Jack Skellington, 'The Nightmare Before Christmas'.

4. "No, zero. Down, boy... My, what a brilliant nose you have. The better to light my way!"

-Jack Skellington, 'The Nightmare Before Christmas'.

5. "Why should they have all the fun? It should belong to anyone! Not anyone, in fact, but me! Why, I could make a Christmas tree!"

-Jack Skellington, 'The Nightmare Before Christmas'.

6. "There’s children throwing snowballs, instead of throwing heads, they’re busy building toys and absolutely no one’s dead."

-Jack Skellington, 'The Nightmare Before Christmas'.

7. "And I, Jack, the pump-kin king, have grown so tired of the same old thing."

-Jack Skellington, 'The Nightmare Before Christmas'.

8. "What's this? What's this? There's color everywhere! What's this? There's white things in the air! What's this?"

-Jack Skellington, 'The Nightmare Before Christmas'.

9. "My skull’s so full, it’s tearing me apart."

-Jack Skellington, 'The Nightmare Before Christmas'.

10. "Of course, I've been too close to see! The answer's right in front of me!"

-Jack Skellington, 'The Nightmare Before Christmas'.

11. "You don't need to have another worry about Christmas this year."

-Jack Skellington, 'The Nightmare Before Christmas'.

12. "That's not my Christmas, my Christmas is filled with laughter and joy, and this!"

-Jack Skellington, 'The Nightmare Before Christmas'.

13. "And on a dark cold night, under full moonlight, he flies into the fog like a vulture in the sky and they call him, Sandy Claws!"

-Jack Skellington, 'The Nightmare Before Christmas'.

14. "Why, I could make a Christmas tree! And there's not a reason I can find, I couldn't have a Christmastime! I bet I could improve it, too! And that's exactly what I'll do!"

-Jack Skellington, 'The Nightmare Before Christmas'.

15. "We pick up an oversized sock, and hang it like this on the wall..."

-Jack Skellington, 'The Nightmare Before Christmas'.

Funny Jack Skellington Quotes

Famous Jack Skellington 'The Nightmare Before Christmas' quotes are iconic.

The Pumpkin King was not only a passionate speaker, and his funny side made his fans love him even more. Check out the list below.

16. "I'm a master of fright, and a demon of light, and I'll scare you right out of your pants."

-Jack Skellington, 'The Nightmare Before Christmas'.

17. "Take him home first. And apologize again."

-Jack Skellington, 'The Nightmare Before Christmas'.

18.  "Sandy Claws... in person. What a pleasure to meet you. Wh - ! Why, you have hands! You don't have claws at all!"

-Jack Skellington, 'The Nightmare Before Christmas'.

19. "That’s right. I Am the Pumpkin King!"

-Jack Skellington, 'The Nightmare Before Christmas'.

20. "No animal or man can scream like I can with the fury of my recitations."

-Jack Skellington, 'The Nightmare Before Christmas'.

21. "My skull is so full, it’s tearing me apart."

-Jack Skellington, 'The Nightmare Before Christmas'.

22. "Since I am dead I can take off my head to recite Shakespearean quotations."

-Jack Skellington, 'The Nightmare Before Christmas'.

23. "Consider this a vacation, Santy. A reward. It's your turn to take it easy."

-Jack Skellington, 'The Nightmare Before Christmas'.

24. "Well, what the heck! I went and did my best! And, by God, I really tasted something swell!"

-Jack Skellington, 'The Nightmare Before Christmas'.

25. "Kidnap the Sandy Claws beat him with a stick. Lock him up for fifty years see what makes him tick!"

-Jack Skellington, 'The Nightmare Before Christmas'.

Sweet Jack Skellington Quotes

As the Pumpkin King, Jack Skellington sure had a lot of life-changing advice to give to the world. Here is a list of 'The Nightmare Before Christmas' quotes by Jack Skellington.

26. "Just because I cannot see it, doesn't mean I can't believe it!"

-Jack Skellington, 'The Nightmare Before Christmas'.

27. "Christmas time is buzzing in my skull."

-Jack Skellington, 'The Nightmare Before Christmas'.

28. "I really tasted something swell, that’s right."

-Jack Skellington, 'The Nightmare Before Christmas'.

29. "Oh, there’s an empty place in my bones, that calls out for something unknown."

-Jack Skellington, 'The Nightmare Before Christmas'.

30. "And I just can’t wait until next Halloween ‘cause I’ve got some new ideas that will really make them scream."

-Jack Skellington, 'The Nightmare Before Christmas'.

31. "The monsters are all missing and the nightmares can’t be found and in their place. There seems to be a good feeling all around."

-Jack Skellington, 'The Nightmare Before Christmas'.

32. "There are children throwing snowballs, instead of throwing heads, they’re busy building toys and absolutely no one’s dead."

-Jack Skellington, 'The Nightmare Before Christmas'.

34. "Why does nothing ever turn out like it should?"

-Jack Skellington, 'The Nightmare Before Christmas'.

35. "Leave that no-account Oogie Boogie out of this!"

-Jack Skellington, 'The Nightmare Before Christmas'.

Cute Jack Skellington Quotes About Love

Here is a list of cute 'The Nightmare Before Christmas' quotes by Jack Skellington including famous Jack Skellington quotes to Sally about love that will warm your heart.

36. "I hope there's still time."

-Jack Skellington, 'The Nightmare Before Christmas'.

37. "Sally, I need your help more than anyone's."

-Jack Skellington, 'The Nightmare Before Christmas'.

38. "If they only understood, he’d give it all up, if he only could."

-Jack Skellington, 'The Nightmare Before Christmas'.

39. "And sit together, now and forever. For it is plain, as anyone can see. We're simply meant to be."

-Jack Skellington, 'The Nightmare Before Christmas'.

40. "My dearest friend, if you don't mind...I'd like to join you by your side. Where we can gaze into the stars..."

-Jack Skellington, 'The Nightmare Before Christmas'.

Iconic Jack Skellington Quotes

Here's a list of some of the most memorable Jack Skellington quotes from 'Nightmare Before Christmas'.

41. "I'm very sorry for the inconvenience, Sir."

-Jack Skellington to Easter Bunny, 'The Nightmare Before Christmas'.

42. "To a guy in Kentucky, I'm Mister Unlucky."

-Jack Skellington, 'The Nightmare Before Christmas'.

43. "Come on, Zero, Christmas isn't over yet!"

-Jack Skellington, 'The Nightmare Before Christmas'.

44. "Well, at least they're excited, But they don't understand That special kind of feeling In Christmas Land. Oh well...."

-Jack Skellington, 'The Nightmare Before Christmas'.

45. "Interesting reaction! But what does it mean?!"

-Jack Skellington, 'The Nightmare Before Christmas'.

46. "The job I have for you is top secret, it requires craft, cunning, mischief..."

-Jack Skellington, 'The Nightmare Before Christmas'.

47. "Eureka! This year, Christmas will be Ours!"

-Jack Skellington, 'The Nightmare Before Christmas'.

48. "And, for a moment, why, I even touched the sky and at least I left some stories they can tell."

-Jack Skellington, 'The Nightmare Before Christmas'.

49. "Be careful with Sandy Claws when you fetch him. Treat him nicely."

-Jack Skellington, 'The Nightmare Before Christmas'.

50. "You know, I think this Christmas thing is not as tricky as it seems!"

-Jack Skellington, 'The Nightmare Before Christmas'.

51. "By God, I’m really gonna give it all my might!"

-Jack Skellington, 'The Nightmare Before Christmas'.

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