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Best ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’ Quotes

‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’ is a 1993 movie directed by Tim Burton from Walt Disney Pictures.

A lot of us grew up watching Tim Burton movies and this one is a firm favorite. It’s a movie that you can watch at Halloween, Christmas, or any other time of the year!

Tin Burton movies are a hit amongst horror movie fans, especially at Halloween. The creepy ambiance coupled with amazing animation really make them enjoyable. ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’ is a special favorite amongst Tim Burton fans as it couples the holiday spirit perfectly with the creepy vibe. The protagonist, Jack Skellington, is also a fan-favorite character. The movie perfectly combines the magic of Disney and Burton.

Here are some ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’ movie quotes, including ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’ Jack quotes, and ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’ love quotes just for you.

The Best ‘Nightmare Before Christmas’ Quotes

These 'The Nightmare Before Christmas' quotes will take you on a nostalgia trip.

If you love Tim Burton movies, you must be a fan of ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’. This film captures the true essence of Tim Burton. Here are the most popular ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’ quotes that will touch your heart. Look out for the famous line that Oogie Boogies says when he dies: “My bugs, my bugs, my bugs, bye bye bye”.

1. “Come with us and you will see

This, our town of Halloween.”

– Shadows.

2. “Kidnap the Sandy Claws, beat him with a stick. Lock him up for fifty years, see what makes him tick!”

– Lock, Shock, and Barrel.

3. “You can make other creations! I’m restless. I can’t help it.”

– Sally.

4. “There are few who deny at what I do I am the best

For my talents are renowned far and wide

When it comes to surprises in the moonlit night

I excel without ever even trying.”

– Jack Skellington.

5. “Life’s no fun without a good scare.”

– Child Trio.

6. “My skull’s so full, it’s tearing me apart.”

– Jack Skellington.

7. “Jack Skellington: Doctor! I need to borrow some equipment.

Dr. Finkelstein: Is that so? Whatever for?

Jack Skellington: I’m conducting a series of experiments.

Dr. Finkelstein: How perfectly marvelous! Curiosity killed the cat, you know.”

– ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’.

8. “Did anyone think to dredge the lake?”

– The Mayor.

9. “Nice work, Bone Daddy!”

– Saxophone Player.

10. “Mayor: We’ve got to find Jack! There’s only 365 days left ’til next Halloween!

Wolfman: 364!”

– ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’.

11. “That’s twice this month you’ve slipped deadly nightshade into my tea and run off.”

– Dr. Finkelstein.

12. “Well, well, well. What have we here?”

– Oogie Boogie.

13. “No animal nor man can scream like I can, with the fury of my recitations!”

– Jack Skellington.

14. “I might just spit a seam now if I don’t die laughing first!”

– Oogie Boogie.

15. “Since I am dead I can take off my head to recite Shakespearean quotations.”

– Jack Skellington.

16. “I am the shadow on the moon at night, filling your dreams to the brim with fright.”

– Oogie Boogie.

17. “I am the ‘who’ when you call, ‘Who’s there?'”

– Ghoul.

18. “You’re jokin’, you’re jokin’!

I can’t believe my ears!

Would someone shut this fella up?

I’m drownin’ in my tears.”

– Oogie Boogie.

19. “My bugs! My bugs!”

– Oogie Boogie.

20. “That’s right. I am the Pumpkin King!”

– Jack Skellington.

‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’ Inspirational Quotes

‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’ is a movie about the Pumpkin King Jack Skellington trying to make Christmas his own holiday. Children and adults alike adore it. Here are a few amazing ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’ quotes that you can recite to remember the film!

21. “She’s the only one who makes any sense around this insane asylum.”

– Santa Claus.

22. “Jack Skellington: I hope there’s still time!

Santa Claus: To fix Christmas? Of course, there is! I’m Santa Claus!”

– ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’.

23. “I’m a master of fright, and a demon of light, and I’ll scare you right out of your pants.”

– Jack Skellington.

24. “Jack, please, I’m only an elected official here. I can’t make decisions by myself!”

– The Mayor.

25. “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.

26. “If they only understood, he’d give it all up, if he only could.”

– Jack Skellington.

27. “Well, what the heck! I went and did my best!

And, by God, I really tasted something swell!

And for a moment, why, I even touched the sky!

And at least I left some stories they can tell, I did!”

– Jack Skellington.

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

– Jack Skellington.

29. “Just because I cannot see it, doesn’t mean I can’t believe it!”

– Jack Skellington.

30. “Naughty children never get any presents.”

– Santa Claus.

31. “This is Halloween, everybody make a scene.”

– Ghosts.

32. “And I, Jack, the Pumpkin King, have grown so tired of the same old thing.”

– Jack Skellington.

33. “Eureka! This year, Christmas will be ours!”

– Jack Skellington.

34. “Haven’t you heard of peace on Earth and goodwill toward men?”

– Santa Claus.

35. “No animal or man can scream like I can.”

– Jack Skellington.

36. “I’m gonna do the best I can!”

– Oogie Boogie.

37. “You know, I think this Christmas thing is not as tricky as it seems! But why should they have all the fun? It should belong to anyone! Not anyone, in fact, but me!”

– Jack Skellington.

38. “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.

39. “Say it once, say it twice, take a chance and roll the dice. Ride with the moon in the dead of night.”

– The Witches.

40. “Careful now, my precious jewel.”

– Dr. Finkelstein.

Jack and Sally ‘Nightmare Before Christmas’ Quotes

'The Nightmare Before Christmas' quotes are a treat for both children and adults.

Sally and Jack are both from Halloweentown. Sally loves Jack, but doesn’t tell him until the end of the movie, which ends with them in each other’s embrace. Their love truly warms our hearts. Here are a few Jack and Sally quotes from ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’ that will make you believe in love this Christmas or Halloween.

41. “For it is plain, as anyone can see. We’re simply meant to be.”

– Jack and Sally.

42. “Jack Skellington: Sally, I need your help more than anyone’s.

Sally: You certainly do, Jack. I had the most terrible vision.

Jack Skellington: That’s splendid!

Sally: No, it was about your Christmas, there was smoke and  fire!”

– ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’.

43. “What have I done? How could I be so blind? All is lost. Where was I? Spoiled all! Spoiled all! Everything’s gone all wrong.”

– Jack Skellington.

44. “And on a dark cold night, under full moonlight, he flies into the fog like a vulture in the sky!”

– Jack Skellington.

45. “Sally: You don’t look like yourself, Jack. Not at all.

Jack Skellington: Isn’t that wonderful? It couldn’t be more wonderful!”

– ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’.

46. “Sally: Jack, please listen to me, it’s going to be a disaster!

Jack Skellington: How could it be? Just follow the pattern. This part’s red, the trim is white.

Sally: It’s a mistake, Jack.

Jack Skellington: Now don’t be modest. Who else is clever enough to make my Sandy Claws outfit?”

– ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’.

47.  “What’s this? There’s color everywhere! What’s this? There’s white things in the air! What’s this? I can’t believe my eyes, I must be dreaming; wake up, Jack, this isn’t fair!”

– Jack Skellington.

48. “Sally: But you’re the Pumpkin King!

Jack Skellington: Not anymore.”

– ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’.

49. “This is worse than I thought. Much worse. I know!”

– Sally.

50. “I sense there’s something in the wind

That feels like tragedy’s at hand.”

– Sally.

51. “Oh, there’s an empty place in my bones, that calls out for something unknown.”

– Jack Skellington.

52. “Why does nothing ever turn out like it should?”

– Jack Skellington.

53. “The worst is just around the bend, and does he notice my feelings for him? And will he see how much he means to me? I think it’s not to be.”

– Sally.

54. “What a joy to think of all we’ll have in common. We’ll have conversations worth having.”

– Sally.

55. “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.

Nightmare Before Christmas Quotes

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

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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

Happy haunting, friends.

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