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Thirty years ago, three wicked and quirky Sanderson "Sistaaahs" flew their way into our cold, dark Halloween hearts. Now for three decades, this beloved trio of main characters—Winifred, Sarah, and Mary—from the movie Hocus Pocus has informed the world's Halloween vocabulary with their famous Hocus Pocus quotes. The cult-classic movie is chock-full of funny, clever, and twisted dialogue that Halloween movie fans just can't get enough of. So if you're ever thinking, What is a famous line from Hocus Pocus?, we've gathered 70+ famous Hocus Pocus quotes that will have you witch-cackling out loud all the way to Salem.
Just like it wouldn't be Halloween without the best Hocus Pocus quotes, the same can be said for Hocus Pocus Halloween decor and Hocus Pocus Halloween costumes. Grab your two besties and dress up as the three sisters for an eye-catching, unforgettable trio Halloween costume. It's easy to gather some spooky Halloween costume inspiration now that both the movie and the sequel are now streaming on Disney+, as well as other Disney Plus Halloween movies.
Winifred Hocus Pocus quotes
“Sistahhhs!” - Winifred Sanderson
“Come! We fly!” - Winifred Sanderson
"I'll have your guts for garters, girl!" - Winifred Sanderson
“Oh, look, another glorious morning. It makes me sick!" - Winifred Sanderson
“Must have been an imp.” - Winifred Sanderson
“Haaag! Sistahs, did you hear what he called you?" - Winifred Sanderson
“Book! Darling, come to mummy.” - Winifred Sanderson
“Let’s see, amnesia, bunions, chilblains, cholera. Tsk. Tsk. We can do better than that, I think.” - Winifred Sanderson
“Perfect! As usual.” - Winifred Sanderson
“Let’s breeew another batch!” - Winifred Sanderson
“Cat’s got my tongue.” - Winifred Sanderson
“Fools! All of you! My ungodly book speaks to you. On All Hallows’ Eve when the moon is round, a virgin will summon us from under the ground. We shall be back! And the lives of all the children shall be mine!” - Winifred Sanderson
“Hahaha! It’s just a bunch of hocus-pocus!" - Winifred Sanderson
“Unfaithful lover, Long since dead. / Deep asleep in thy wormy bed. / Wiggle thy toes, Open thine eyes, Twist thy fingers towards the sky. / Life is sweet, be not shy, On thy feed, so sayeth I!” - Winifred Sanderson
“Behold, a torture chamber!” - Winifred Sanderson
“Hag tracks! Get him.” - Winifred Sanderson
“I put a spell on you! And now you're mine!” - Winifred Sanderson
“Good-bye. Good-by, cruel world. Good-by to life. Good bye, goodbye. Good-bye to all that.” - Winifred
“Pull over! Let me see your driver’s permit, hahah!” - Winifred Sanderson
“Billy! I killed you once. I shall kill you again, you maggoty malfeasance.” - Winifred Sanderson
Billy: "Go to hell!"
Winifred: "Oh, I’ve been there, thank you. I found it quite lovely."
Sarah Hocus Pocus quotes
“Dead man’s toe! Dead man’s toe and a dead man’s toe! Dead man’s toe! Dead man’s, dead dead dead dead.” - Sarah Sanderson
“I am beautiful! Boys will love me!” - Sarah Sanderson
"This is terribly uncomfortable." - Sarah Sanderson
"My lucky rat tail! Just where I left it!" - Sarah Sanderson
“What a pretty spider.” - Sarah Sanderson
“Farewell, mortal busboy!” - Sarah Sanderson
“Boy down!” - Sarah Sanderson
“Come, little children, I’ll take thee away, into a land of enchantment. Come, little children, the time's come to play, here in my garden of magic." - Sarah Sanderson
Mary Hocus Pocus quotes
"She’s so well-fed and plump. Shish-kebaby!” - Mary Sanderson
“I smell a child.” - Mary Sanderson
“Sisters, look. Tis the chocolate covered finger of a man named Clark. Eh, ewww, it’s candy. Why would the Master give us candy?” - Mary Sanderson
"Sisters, Satan has married Medusa. See the snakes in her hair." -Mary Sanderson
Sanderson Sister Hocus Pocus quotes
“Twist the bones and bend the back.
Trim him of his baby fat.
Give him fur black as black.
Just…Like…This!" - Sanderson Sisters
Winifred: "Don’t get your knickers in a twist! We are just three kindly old spinster ladies."
Mary: "Spending a quiet evening at home."
Sarah: "Sucking the lives out of little children!"
Mary: "Tis a black river."
Sarah: "Perhaps it is not too deep. (Screams!) Tis firm! Tis firm as stone."
Winifred: "Why it’s a road!
Winifred: “Why why why was I cursed with such idiot sisters!?”
Sarah: "Just lucky, I guess."
Mary: "Sisters! I have any idea. Since this promises to be a most dire and stressful evening, I suggest we form a calming circle."
Winifred: "I am calm!!"
Mary: "Oh, sister, thou art not being honest with thyself. Are we? Huh?Come on. Come on. Think soothing thoughts. Rabid bats, black death. Mummy’s scorpion pie."
Winifred: "Sisters! All Hallows’ Eve has become a night of frolic, where children wear costumes and run amok."
Sarah: "Amok! Amok, amok, amok, amok, amok, amok!"
Sarah: "What is this place?"
Mary: "It reeks of children."
Winifred: "It is a prison for children."
Winifred: She really hurt my feelings.
Mary: "She’s just jealous."
Winifred: "She don’t even know me. You know, I always wanted a child and now I think I’ll have one…on toast!”
Winifred: "Take my hands and we will share her."
Mary: "Oh Winnie, how generous of thee."
Mary: "We’re young!"
Winifred: "Oh, well…younger. BUT it’s a start!"
Mary: “Winifred, thou are a sprig of a little girl.”
Winifred: “Liar! But I shall be a sprig forever, once I suck the life out of all the children in Salem!”
Dani Hocus Pocus quotes
“Boo! I scared you! I scared you! Ha-ha! Ha-ha! I’m Allison, Allison. Kiss me, I’m Allison.” - Dani
"I love you, jerkface." - Dani
"It's a full moon tonight. That's why all the weirdos are out." - Dani
“For your information, he’s a Little Leaguer!” - Dani
“Eh, rich people. They’ll probably make us drink cider, and bob for apples.” - Dani
“Ohhhhh Allison, huh?” - Dani
“Next year we go trick-or-treating as Wendy and Peter Pan. With tights, or it’s no deal.” - Dani
Allison: "By the way Dani, I love your costume."
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 ’em, Max? Yabos? Max likes your yabos. In fact, he loves ‘em.”
Max: "What happened?"
Dani: "A VIRGIN lit the candle.
Binx: “So for three centuries, I’ve guarded their house on All Hallows’ night, when I knew some airhead virgin might light the candle.”
Dani: "Nice going, airhead!"
Dani: "This cat here, Binx. Right. He can talk. My brother’s a virgin. He lit the Black Flame Candle. The witches are back from the dead and they're after us. We need help.
Mom: "How much candy have you had, honey?"
Dani: "Mom, I haven’t OD’d. I haven’t even had a piece. They’re real witches. They can fly, and they’re gonna eat all the kids in Salem. They’re real!"
More Hocus Pocus quotes
“But everyone here knows that Halloween was invented by the candy companies. It’s a conspiracy.” - Max
“Hey, how many times I gotta tell you. My name ain’t Ernie no more, it’s Ice. Ice.” - Ernie “Ice”
“You got any cash? Hollywood!” - Jay
"Bubble, bubble, I'm in trouble!" - Bus driver
"Say what you want—just don't breathe on me!" - Max
Ernie: "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."
“Whoa! Check out the new cross-trainers.” - Jay
“‘Legend says that, on a full moon, it will raise the spirits of the dead when lit by a virgin on Halloween night.’...So let’s light the sucker and meet the old broads.” - Max
“Oh, come on. It’s just a bunch of hocus-pocus.” - Max
"Nice going, Max!" - Binx
Police Officer: "Come here. Are you a virgin?"
Max: "Look, I’ll get it tattooed on my forehead, okay?"
Devil: "I want you to meet the little woman."
Winifred: "He has a “little woman”?"
Mary: "Sounds tasty."
Master’s Wife: “Shove it, Satan!
Sarah: "Oh, thou should not speak to Master in such a manner."
Devil: "They call me Master."
Master’s Wife: “Wait until you hear what I’m gonna call you!”
"(Howl) Welcome to High School Hell. I’m your host, Boris Karloff, Junior. Hahaha! It’s time to meet our three contestants, Sarah, Mary, and Winifred Sanderson. Read any good spell books lately?" - Max
“Wench! Trollop! You buck-toothed, mop-riding, firefly from hell! I’ve waited centuries to say that.” - Billy
“You hag! There are not enough children in the world to make thee young and beautiful.” - Binx
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