130 Addams Family Quotes That’ll Spook You Out

If you are looking for a comedy that is both clever and uncanny, no one hits the bullseye better than these Addams family quotes.

The Addams Family is a fictional family that displays a mix of creepy, gothic, and humorous vibes.

The plot revolves around the sarcastic and ironic personalities of its characters which brought about a different sense of humor that captivated a lot of fans.

The illustrator Charles Addams first introduced the family in 1938.

Throughout the years, his creation was published and adapted into different television series, live-action films, and animated movies.

Get to know more about Gomez, Morticia, Wednesday, Pugsley, and the whole Addams clan in this collection. 

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Best Addams Family Quotes

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1. “Look at her, I would die for her. I would kill for her. Either way, what bliss.” – Gomez

2. “I didn’t hate my mother, it was an accident.” – Gomez

3. Pugsley: “Are they dead?”

Wednesday: “Does it matter?”

4. “And our credo: ‘Sic gorgiamus allos subjectatos nunc.’ We gladly feast on those who would subdue us. Not just pretty words.” – Morticia

5. Morticia: “Wednesday’s at that very special age when a girl has only one thing on her mind.”

Ellen: “Boys?”

Wednesday: “Homicide.”

6. “How long has it been since we’ve waltzed?” – Gomez

7. “Don’t be a baby. I know what I’m doing.” – Wednesday

8. “This is my costume. I’m a homicidal maniac. They look just like everybody else.” – Wednesday

9. “What? Come on, Old Man, I’ve smoked since I was five. Mother insisted.” – Gomez

10. “Gomez, last night, you were unhinged. You were like some desperate, howling demon. You frightened me. Do it again.” – Morticia

11. “It’s so sweet. He looks just like a little entrée.” – Morticia

12. “Nobody gets out of the Bermuda Triangle, not even for a vacation. Everyone knows that.” – Wednesday

13. “It is getting dark in this little heart of mine.” – Wednesday

14. “I am not in a bad mood, this is just me.” – Wednesday

Famous Addams Family Quotes

15. “Don’t torture yourself, Gomez. That’s my job.” – Morticia

16. Wednesday: “Pass the salt.”

Morticia: “And what do we say?”

Wednesday: “Now!”

17. “The human spirit, it is a hard thing to kill.” – Dr Pinderschloss

18. “Pugsley, sit in the chair, so we can play a game.” – Wednesday

19. “Oh, my little bundle, so much you don’t understand.” – Dr Pinderschloss

20. “Thing, you’re a handful.” – Morticia

21. “Sweet Oblivion, open your arms!” – Wednesday

22. “Spirits above me, give me a sign. Shall I be joyous, or shall I be damned?” – Gomez

23. “Smell that air, Fester, like a tomb.” – Gomez

24. “I’ll stop wearing black when they make a darker color.” – Wednesday

25. “A day alone, only that would be death.” – Morticia

26. “Pugsley, the baby weighs ten pounds, the cannonball weighs twenty pounds. Which will hit the stone wall first?” – Wednesday

27. “How I wish something would lighten up this already tedious day.” –  Wednesday

28. “An open grave—it was my first funeral.” – Morticia

29. “Normal is an illusion. What’s normal for the spider is chaos for the fly.” – Morticia

Romantic Addams Family Quotes

30. “You were so beautiful—pale and mysterious. No one even looked at the corpse.” – Gomez

31. “When we first met years ago, it was an evening much like this—magic in the air.” – Morticia

32. “To live without you, only that would be torture.” – Gomez

33. “I’m blinded by such beauty.” – Gomez

34. “You bewitched me.” – Gomez

35. “You are too precious for words, why could I just eat you alive!” – Margaret

36. “When we are together, darling, every night is Halloween.” – Gomez

37. “I loved her not for the way she danced with my angels, but for the way the sound of her name could silence my demons.” – Gomez

38. “Woo her, admire her, make her feel like she is the most sublime creature on earth.” – Gomez

39. “You are the only cactus in the garden of my life.” – Gomez

40. “Right and wrong, who’s to say which we should refuse? All we know, love survives either way we choose. Where, you ask, do we go when the world’s not right? You and I, we reply, someplace out of sight.” – Gomez 

41. “It would be beguiling to be on the moon with you, Cara mia. Especially if we landed on the dark side.” – Gomez

42. “We danced the Mamushka while Nero fiddled, we danced the Mamushka at Waterloo. We danced the Mamushka for Jack the Ripper, and now, Fester Addams, this Mamushka is for you.” – Gomez

43. “Oh, Gomez. It’s dark, it’s depressing, it’s desolate.” – Morticia

44. “So, you still desire me after all these years? The old ball and chain?” – Morticia

Addams Family Quotes About the Value of Family

45. “I’m just like any modern woman trying to have it all—a loving husband, a family. It’s just, I wish I had more time to seek out the dark forces and join their hellish crusade.” – Morticia

46. “About the séance tonight, I wish you’d come. It’s Gomez I’m terribly worried about. He won’t eat, he can’t sleep, he keeps coughing up blood.” – Morticia

47. “I hope that someday you’ll know the indescribable joy of having children and of paying someone else to raise them.” – Gomez

48. “My love, it’s game night. Wednesday will be home soon, so why don’t you come and join us?” – Gomez

49. “Think of it, Thing. For twenty-five years we have attempted to contact Fester in the great beyond, and for twenty-five years, nothing. I’m beginning to think my brother truly is lost.” – Gomez

50. “When you are an Addams, you need to really love your wife!” – Gomez

51. “We don’t hug.” – Wednesday

52. “When you have a new baby, one of the other children has to die.” –  Wednesday

53. “It’s all about Uncle Fester, isn’t it?” – Wednesday

54. Pugsley: “We’re not shy.”

Wednesday: “We’re contagious.”

55. “Living under this roof is all the torment you’ll need. Besides, our parents have made it clear that the only way to be accepted in this family is to be exactly like them. I can’t play by those rules anymore.” – Wednesday

56. “No one torments my family but me.” – Wednesday

57. “Fan out. Pugsley, head for the dung heap. Mama and Morticia, the shallow graves. I’ll take the abyss. Lurch, check out the bottomless pit. Fester?” – Gomez

58. “They’re not your family, I am. They don’t love you, I do. They’re evil, and corrupt, and degraded. I can give you that!” – Abigail Craven

59. “Marvelous news. I’m going to have a baby. Right now.” – Morticia

Funny Addams Family Quotes

60. “Wednesday’s great-aunt Calpurnia, she was burned as a witch in 1706. They said she danced naked in the town square and enslaved the minister. But don’t worry. We’ve told Wednesday—college first.” – Morticia

61. “I am a turkey. Kill me.” – Pugsley

62. “You will meet someone, someone very special, someone who won’t press charges.” – Gomez

63. Dr Pinder-Schloss: “But then, you are feeling the little black monster.”

Gomez: “Pugsley?”

Dr. Pinder-Schloss: “Guilt.”

64. “Hello Polly, I’ll clean my room in exchange for your immortal soul.” –  Wednesday

65. Morticia: “Children, this is Miss Jellinsky, our new nanny. What do we say?”

Wednesday: “Be afraid. Be very afraid.”

66. “What’s so great about being yourself, when you can be like everyone else?” – Wednesday

67. Parker: “My mom must’ve built hidden cameras into everybody’s homes.”

Wednesday: “I believe the word is ‘psychotic’.”

68. Parker: “You don’t have a cellphone? That is so weird.”

Wednesday: “I may not have a cellphone, but you don’t have a crossbow, and I thought everybody did.”

69. “You might find a nice girl to be miserable with.” – Wednesday

70. “Hush, Mama! It’s for charity! Widows and orphans—we need more of them.” – Morticia

71. “This is all so humiliating. Why did I marry you?” – Margaret

72. “Sorry about the window, Judge. Keep the ball, I have a whole bucket full.” – Gomez

73. “Wednesday, look at all of the other children, their freckles, their bright little eyes, their eager, friendly smiles. Help them.” – Morticia

74. “Sometimes, late at night, I remember how Debbie used to turn to me and say, ‘Jesus, Fester, go back to your room!’” – Fester

Spooky Addams Family Quotes

75. Uncle Fester: “Haven’t you ever slaughtered anyone?”

Wednesday: “He’s only a child.”

Uncle Fester: “No excuse! Aim for a major artery. the jugular.”

76. “Children, look, Great-Aunt Lavinia! She was beheaded by her own children!” – Uncle Fester

77. “So I killed, so I maimed, so I destroyed one innocent life after another. Aren’t I a human being? Don’t I yearn, and ache, and shop? Don’t I deserve love and jewelry?” – Debbie Jellinsky

78. “You have enslaved him. You have placed Fester under some strange sexual spell. I respect that. But please, may we see him?” – Morticia

79. “At his request, I would rip out my eyes. At his command, I would crawl on my belly through hot coals and broken glass.” – Gomez

80. “How all occasions do inform against me and spur my dull revenge. O, from this time forth, my thoughts are bloody or nothing worth it. If I must strike you dead, I will.” – Wednesday 

81. “I’m going to electrocute him.” – Wednesday

82. “It has to warm up. So it can kill you.” – Wednesday 

83. Wednesday: “If I wanted to kill my husband, I’d do it, and I wouldn’t get caught.”

Joel Glicker: “How?” 

Wednesday: “I’d scare him to death.”

84. “Remember, Bethany. I’m not locked here with you, you’re locked in here with me.” – Wednesday

85. “I think that woman is deranged. Her face reminds me of a death mask.” – Wednesday

86. “They never tell us anything interesting, like how many heads they chopped off in the French revolution.” – Wednesday

87. “You have gone too far. You have married Fester, you have destroyed his spirit, you have taken him from us. All that I could forgive. But Debbie, Pastels?” – Morticia

88. “Salt, pepper, or cyanide?” – Morticia

89. Girl Scout: “I’ll buy a cup if you buy a box of my delicious Girl Scout cookies.

Wednesday: “Are they made from real Girl Scouts?”

Addams Family Quotes and One-Liners

90. “Even with a chainsaw.” – Grandmama

91. “A-ha! Showtime!” – Gomez

92. “I am not perky.” – Wednesday

93. “I hate everything.” – Wednesday

94. “Woe to the Republic.” – Wednesday

95. “You’ve done this before.” – Morticia

96. “I knew it! You are a fake!” – Wednesday

97. “You severely underestimate my apathy.” – Wednesday

98. “I don’t want to be in the pageant.” – Wednesday

99. Morticia: “It’s hideous!”

Gomez: “It’s horrible!”

Gomez and Morticia: “It’s home!”

Trivial Addams Family Quotes

100. “It was just a party. It’s over. It means nothing.” – Uncle Fester

101. “It is called, ‘Is There a God?’” – Wednesday

102. “Gary, she’s changing the words.” – Amanda

103. “And for all these reasons I have decided to scalp you and burn your village to the ground.” – Wednesday

104. “This day is becoming most wonderfully disruptive.” – Wednesday

105. “Ah. Now, I understand. It’s a children’s prison.” – Wednesday

106. Amanda Buckman: “I’ll be the victim.”

Wednesday: “All your life.”

107. “Wednesday, play with your food.” – Morticia

108. “Look at Mr. Addams. He’s always developing outside interests.” – Morticia

109. “And that all you need in this life of sin is your significant other and some spooky pumpkins.” – Morticia

110. “Right now, I have the most enviable collection of coroner’s reports in the neighborhood.” – Gomez

111. “Mm! Morticia, you have to try these coffee grounds. They have a wonderful grit!” – Gomez

112. “Oh, villain, villain, smiling damn villain.” – Wednesday

113. “Flora, Fauna, how can I compete? You’re twice the woman I am.” – Morticia

114. “Two, ten, eleven. Eyes, fingers, toes!” – Gomez

Other Addams Family Quotes

115. “They say a man who represents himself has a fool for a client. Well, with God as my witness, I am that fool!” – Gomez

116. “Dear Santa, we just wanted you to know that even though Mr. Thompson says that there was no such thing as Santa Claus, we didn’t believe him. So please come or else it will make us look like dummies.” – Wednesday

117. “You have taken the land which is rightfully ours. Years from now, my people will be forced to live in mobile homes on reservations. Your people will wear cardigans and drink highballs. We will sell our bracelets by the roadsides. You will play golf and enjoy warm hors d’oeuvres. My people will have pain and degradation. Your people will have stick shifts. The gods of my tribe have spoken. They have said, ‘Do not trust the pilgrims, especially Sarah Miller.'” – Wednesday

118. “This is the worst thing that has ever happened in the history of human events. Uncle Fester’s getting married.” – Wednesday

119. Joel: “What if you found the right man, who worshipped and adored you, who’d do anything for you, who’d be your devoted slave? Then what would you do?”

Wednesday: “I’d pity him.”

120. “Are you in unbearable pain? Is it inhuman? My darling, is it torture?” – Gomez

121. “Has the planet gone mad? My brother, passion’s hostage. I seek justice—denied! I shall not submit! I shall conquer! I shall rise! My name is Gomez Addams, and I have seen evil!” – Gomez

122. “Now, if you will observe, my dear, croquet is a combination of two things: balance, timing, peripheral vision, superb coordination, and a killer’s instinct.” – Gomez

123. “‘How do you take it off?’ That’s absurd! That finger trap was a party favor at his 10th birthday! He wore that finger trap for two years! Mother had to teach him to eat with his feet!” – Gomez

124. “Your work is puerile and under-dramatized. You lack any sense of structure, character, and the Aristotelian unities.” – Wednesday

125. Joel: “I’ll never forget you.”

Wednesday: “You won’t?”

Joel: “You’re too weird.”

126. “There must be something. We never go anywhere. Who knows the untold horrors we’re missing out on.” – Wednesday

127. Wednesday: “Farewell, brother Pugsley. Tomorrow, you’ll become a man, and I’ll be a fugitive. Farewell, Pugsley.”

Pugsley: “I always kind of knew it’d end like this, I just didn’t think it would be this soon.”

128. “So, you claim that your son was brainwashed by voodoo witch doctors and forced to recruit others? Let’s take a call.” – Sally Jessy Raphael

129. “So I’ll have to prove my power!” – Wednesday

130. “What are you, darling? Where’s your costume?” – Margaret Alford

Which Character Is Your Favorite?

The Addams Family became an image of a rich bizarre family that doesn’t care or is unaware of how the community sees them. Their own unique aristocratic ways and lifestyle became a statement and influenced a lot of other films and media, especially ones in the comedy industry.

The film and its casts have received a lot of awards, nominations, and recognitions from the most prestigious award-giving bodies of the past and current generations. It has also made a mark because of its gothic and unconventional fashion and cinematography. 

Recently, a successful reboot of The Addams Family was released and is having a sequel this year, 2021. This is proof that the legacy of this unorthodox family still remains in the hearts of its avid fans.

Which adaptation of the Addams Family was your favorite? Did we miss any of their most notable quotes? Let us know in the comments section below.