quote by Marva Collins

Mr. Meant-to has a friend, his name is Didn't-Do. Have you met them? They live together in a house called Never-Win. And I am told that it is haunted by the Ghost of Might-have-Been.

— Marva Collins

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Haunted houses quote Nothing haunts us like the things we don't say
Nothing haunts us like the things we don't say

One need not be a chamber to be haunted;

One need not be a house; The brain has corridors surpassing Material place.

Nature is a haunted house--but Art--is a house that tries to be haunted.

Haunted houses quote The words you speak become the house you live in.
The words you speak become the house you live in.

A house with old furniture has no need of ghosts to be haunted.

We need to haunt the house of history and listen anew to the ancestors' wisdom.


I don't believe in aliens. I don't think aliens or ghosts like black people. We never get abducted; our houses never get haunted. It always happens in rural areas, where no ethnic people live. The day I see somebody from South Central Los Angeles say, 'Man, I got abducted yesterday,' then I'll believe it.

Haunted houses quote The words you speak become the house you live in.
The words you speak become the house you live in.

When I was filming 'The Haunting Hour', my co-stars Emily Osment, Brittany Curran and I paid a visit to a haunted house - all dressed up as vampires! We really confused the workers.

I've always dreamed of having a year-round haunted house.

A lot of the problems I had with fame I was bringing on myself.

A lot of self-loathing, a lot of woe-is-me. Now I'm learning to see the positive side of things, instead of, like, 'I can't go to Kmart. I can't take my kids to the haunted house.'

Haunted houses quote You're always haunted by the idea that you're wasting your life
You're always haunted by the idea that you're wasting your life
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My house used to be haunted, but the ghosts haven't been back since the night I tried on all my wigs.


Houses are not haunted. We are haunted, and regardless of the architecture with which we surround ourselves, our ghosts stay with us until we ourselves are ghosts.

I don't know that there are haunted houses.

I know that there are dark staircases and haunted people.

Haunted houses quote The ornament of a house is the friend who frequent it.
The ornament of a house is the friend who frequent it.

In the haunted house of life, art is the only stair that doesn’t squeak.

If the living are haunted by the dead, then the dead are haunted by their own mistakes.

The dead drug leaves a ghost behind. At certain hours it haunts the house.

Haunted houses quote A house where a woman is unsafe is not a home.
A house where a woman is unsafe is not a home.
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She herself is a haunted house. She does not possess herself; her ancestors sometimes come and peer out of the windows of her eyes and that is very frightening. from "The Lady of the Haunted House

The Helicon of too many poets is not a hill crowned with sunshine and visited by the Muses and the Graces, but an old, mouldering house, full of gloom and haunted by ghosts.

In retrospect, I think that I've been given quite a few scripts over the years that had dark elements to them but most of them took place in the countryside with a haunted house. I think I've probably had that script about six to 10 times over the past few years. Or it was something to do with the supernatural.

Haunted houses quote The earth is our house too.
The earth is our house too.
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I'm claustrophobic. I can't go into haunted houses. They have these tight, dark, enclosed space. I freak out. That's my phobia. It gets me out of stuff. Someone asks me to do something and I tell them I can't because I'm claustrophobic.

I feel as if I am an ad for the sale of a haunted house: 18 rooms $37,000 I’m yours ghosts and all.


The house smelled musty and damp, and a little sweet, as if it were haunted by the ghosts of long-dead cookies.

Haunted houses quote A home without a dog is just a house.
A home without a dog is just a house.
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Most of the women that I like have a haunted quality - they're sort of like women who live in a haunted house by themselves.

All houses in which men have lived and suffered and died are haunted houses.

Her mind is a haunted house.

I keep all my clothes on in House on Haunted Hill, Mary Jane's Last Dance, and The Way of the Gun.


Some places speak distinctly. Certain dark gardens cry aloud for a murder; certain old houses demand to be haunted; certain coasts are set apart for shipwreck.

I love Halloween! I love it so much that I used to work at a haunted house every year.

I'm pretty sure my house in Florida is haunted! He's a nice ghost though.

I'm scared of haunted things, like hearing noises in my house and stuff. That scares me.

If an addict who has been completely cured starts smoking again he no longer experiences the discomfort of his first addiction. There exists, therefore, outside alkaloids and habit, a sense for opium, an intangible habit which lives on, despite the recasting of the organism. The dead drug leaves a ghost behind. At certain hours it haunts the house.


They say that shadows of deceased ghosts Do haunt the houses and the graves about, Of such whose life's lamp went untimely out, Delighting still in their forsaken hosts.

What a great unifier getting scared is.

Not in an actual threatening, real-world way, but getting scared from horror movies or haunted houses or ghost stories. You laugh because it's a release. People laugh when they're nervous. I laugh so much at a haunted house. It's out of fear, but it's also a wonderful release. Getting scared like that, you feel good, and you feel exhilarated afterwards.

I always wanted to live in a haunted house.

I'm a festive guy to begin with and Halloween is my favorite holiday.

I went all out on this one costume. It's a ghoul that makes me approximately 10 feet tall when I wear it. I actually got an offer to work at a haunted house because the costume is so great, and I did it for about an hour and a half before I got too cold and had to quit to go inside. Michigan winters are no joke.

I would love to make a 1830's period piece, a house in the country, a classic atmospheric haunted house movie, visually it would be so beautiful, the costumes, the candles, the darkness, and the quiet, no radio, to TV, the clock ticking away.

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