These 'Nightmare Before Christmas' quotes are great for Instagram captions.

50 Nightmare Before Christmas Quotes For Your Spooky Halloween Captions

"Life's no fun without a good scare."

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Growing up watching The Nightmare Before Christmas, I always wished there was a real Halloweentown with Jack Skellington, Sally, and Zero, the ghost dog. Even though I haven't stumbled upon it (yet), I do get to revisit the town of Halloween every year by watching the Tim Burton classic. If this is one of your go-to fall films, you probably know every lyric and quote by heart. You could even use some of the Nightmare Before Christmas quotes for Instagram captions this season.

A lot of people go back and forth on whether this movie is meant to be watched during Halloween or Christmastime. To me, it's a keep-on-repeat-all-holiday-season-long kind of movie, but there's no denying the Nightmare Before Christmas hype starts in the fall. That's why these The Nightmare Before Christmas quotes are perfect for all of your fall outing pics. You could use the wise words of the Pumpkin King himself to accompany your pumpkin patch photos. Also, for the Jack to your Sally, your selfies with boo will be made even sweeter with a line from the film.

Whatever you have planned, you don't want to stop the fun for any Oogie Boogie by pausing to come up with your own caption. Just use one great quote from the film, and you'll be well on your way. This is Halloween, after all, and you're ready to make a scene on the 'gram. Below, find all the spooky Nightmare Before Christmas quotes for your Halloween pics. Happy haunting, friends.

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  1. "Just because I cannot see it, doesn't mean I can't believe it!" — Jack Skellington
  2. “For it is plain, as anyone can see. We're simply meant to be." — Jack and Sally
  3. "There's only 365 days left until next Halloween!" — The Mayor
  4. "I am the shadow on the moon at night, filling your dreams to the brim with fright." — Oogie Boogie
  5. "Leave that no-account Oogie Boogie out of this!" — Jack Skellington
  6. "I'm a master of fright, and a demon of light, and I'll scare you right out of your pants." — Jack Skellington
  7. "No animal or man can scream like I can." — Jack Skellington
  8. What's this? What's this?" — Jack Skellington
  9. "Well, well, well. What have we here?" — Oogie Boogie
  10. "I might just spit a seam now if I don't die laughing first!" — Oogie Boogie
  11. "The worst is just around the bend." — Sally
  12. "Nothing's more suspicious than frog's breath!" — Dr. Finkelstein
  13. "I had the most terrible vision." — Sally
  14. "But it seems wrong to me. Very wrong." — Sally
  15. "I am the Pumpkin King." — Jack Skellington
  16. "Come with us and you will see, this, our town of Halloween." — Shadows
  17. "I tromped through the pumpkin patch." — Mr. Hyde
  18. "Say it once, say it twice, take a chance and roll the dice. Ride with the moon in the dead of night." — Witches
  19. That's twice this month you've slipped deadly nightshade into my tea and run off." — Dr. Finkelstein
  20. "Nice work, Bone Daddy!" — Sax Player
  21. "This is Halloween, everybody make a scene." — Ghosts
  22. "I sense there's something in the wind. That feels like tragedy's at hand." — Sally
  23. "Since I am dead, I can take off my head to recite Shakespearean quotations." — Jack Skellington
  24. "Did anyone think to dredge the lake?" — Mayor
  25. "You’re jokin’, you’re jokin’! I can’t believe my ears! Would someone shut this fella up? I’m drowning in my tears!" — Oogie Boogie
  26. "Everyone hail to the Pumpkin King." — Corpses
  27. "This is Halloween, this is Halloween. Pumpkins scream in the dead of night." — Pumpkins
  28. "I am the 'who' when you call, 'Who's there?'" — Ghoul
  29. "Life's no fun without a good scare." — Child Trio
  30. "Oh, there's an empty place in my bones, that calls out for something unknown." — Jack Skellington
  31. “There’s children throwing snowballs, instead of throwing heads, they’re busy building toys and absolutely no one’s dead.” — Jack Skellington
  32. “Forgive me, Mr. Claus. I'm afraid I've made a terrible mess of your holiday.” — Jack Skellington
  33. “And I just can’t wait until next Halloween ‘cause I’ve got some new ideas that will really make them scream.” — Jack Skellington
  34. “Jack, please, I’m only an elected official here. I can’t make decisions by myself!” — The Mayor
  35. My skull’s so full, it’s tearing me apart.” — Jack Skellington
  36. “Won’t they be impressed? I am a genius! See how I transform this old rat into a most delightful hat.” — Demon
  37. "There’s not a reason I can find, I couldn’t have a Christmas time! I bet I could improve it too! And that’s exactly what I’ll do!” — Jack Skellington
  38. 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
  39. “She’s the only one who makes any sense around this insane asylum!” — Santa Claus
  40. “But they said you were dead. You must be double dead!” — Oogie Boogie
  41. “And on a dark cold night, under full moonlight, he flies into the fog like a vulture in the sky!” — Jack Skellington
  42. “Naughty children never get any presents!” — Santa Claus
  43. “But I have to go out. Something's happening out there.” — Sally
  44. “There are few who'd deny, at what I do I am the best. For my talents are renowned far and wide.” — Jack Skellington
  45. “I really tasted something swell, that’s right. And, for a moment, why, I even touched the sky, and at least I left some stories they can tell.” — Jack Skellington
  46. "Well, well, well. What have we here?" — Oogie Boogie
  47. Haven't you heard of peace on Earth and goodwill toward men?" — Santa Claus
  48. “Careful now, my precious jewel." — Dr. Finkelstein
  49. "You can make other creations! I’m restless. I can’t help it." — Sally
  50. "No animal nor man can scream like I can, with the fury of my recitations!" — Jack Skellington
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