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Halloween Night 1914

Halloween costumes of yesteryear

Halloween Night 1914 thanks to Keith Blake

History of Halloween

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So many horrid Ghosts. - William Shakespeare

Well-behaved women never make history. - Maria Shriver

Forget Cutie, I'd rather be Pumpkin! - Unknown

History is philosophy teaching by example. - Dionysius

Mind sees ghost when frightened and hopeless. - Toba Beta

Difficulty is the excuse history never accepts. - Edward R. Murrow

Halloween pumpkins aglow.
Come see the show. - Unknown

History repeats itself; historians repeat one another. - Rupert Brooke

The muses are ghosts, and sometimes they come uninvited. - Stephen King

A sweating ovary or a sick prostate explains most history. - Martin H. Fischer

Those who don't know history are destined to repeat it. - Edmund Burke

People are trapped in history and history is trapped in them. - James A. Baldwin

To be haunted is to glimpse a truth that might best be hidden. - James Herbert

A people without history is like the wind on the buffalo grass. - Lakota Sioux Proverb

History never looks like history when you are living through it. - John W. Gardner

Nowadays the clinical history too often weighs more than the man. - Martin H. Fischer

Irish people are educated not only about artistry but local history. - Fiona Shaw

Misers part with nothing until they die. Then they give up the ghost. - Latin Proverb

History is not a burden on the memory but an illumination of the soul. - Lord Acton

A cynic is a man who, when he smells flowers, looks around for a coffin. - H L Mencken

If history were taught in the form of stories, it would never be forgotten. - Rudyard Kipling

This poor pumpkin gave in to rot,
and all that's left is pumpkin snot. - Shirley Thomas

I love you more than pumpkin spice latte but please don't make me prove it! - Unknown

In one aspect, yes, I believe in ghosts, but we create them. We haunt ourselves. - Laurie H. Anderson

History is a gallery of pictures in which there are few originals and many copies. - Alexis de Tocqueville

History is merely a list of surprises. It can only prepare us to be surprised yet again. - Kurt Vonnegut

I get more distracted by hair or a really bad wig than I do costumes any day of the week. - Colleen Atwood

History never repeats itself. The historians repeat each other. There is a wide difference. - Oscar Wilde

I can't understand why I flunked American history. When I was a kid there was so little of it. - George Burns

Ghosts have a way of misleading you; they can make your thoughts as heavy as branches after a storm. - Rebecca Maizel

If the lessons of history teach us anything it is that nobody learns the lessons that history teaches us. - Unknown

I see my face in the mirror and go, 'I'm a Halloween costume? That's what they think of me?' - Drew Carey

Madam, you're making history, in fact, you're making me, and I wish you'd keep my hands to yourself. - Groucho Marx

A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history. - Mahatma Gandhi

I was Ashallayn’darkmyr Tallyn, son of Mab, former prince of the Unseelie Court, and I was not afraid of a witch on a broom. - Julie Kagawa

One need not be a chamber to be haunted;
One need not be a house;
The brain has corridors surpassing
Material place. - Emily Dickinson

History is a relentless master. It has no present, only the past rushing into the future. To try to hold fast is to be swept aside. - John F Kennedy

I know of no other man in our time, or indeed in recent history, who so convincingly demonstrated the power of the spirit over material things. - Stafford Cripps

Instead of doing cinnamon, nutmeg, and all those baking spices I'll have one spice that's for sweets, and that's pumpkin pie spice. - Sandra Lee

All my life, I have been a celebrant of Halloween. For me, it is the most important day of the year, the turning point in the old pagan calendar. - John Burnside


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