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Famous Pumpkin Quotes and Sayings

 Here’s our growing list of famous pumpkin quotes and sayings:

“I will keep moving forward, forever forward, towards and endless dream, and a thousand pumpkin lights.” President George Bush

“Let the word go forth that today the torch has been passed to a new generation of Pumpkin Growers.”  U.S. President John F. Kennedy

It is not the strongest pumpkin grower that survives, not the most intelligent, but the grower most responsive to change.— Charles Darwin, Theory of Pumpkin Evolution

If the pumpkin fits, wear it.

Bring us your tired, your poor, your pumpkin growers.

I did not have sexual relations with that pumpkin. U.S. President  Bill Clinton. If only Bill had spent more time growing pumpkins……..

Some men see pumpkins as they are and ask why, I dream pumpkins that never were and ask “Why not”? U.S. President John F. Kennedy dreaming about a 2,000 pounder in the oval office one January.

The Pumpkin is always oranger on the other side of the patch.

I’ll love you til the end of vine.

I would rather sit alone on a pumpkin than crowded on a velvet cushion

Ask not what your Pumpkin can do for you, ask what you can do for your pumpkin! (This Author’s Favorite)

People with glass Pumpkins shouldn’t throw gourds.

I never met a pumpkin I didn’t like.

Give me pumpkins or give me death(a bit extreme don’t you think?)

Where’s the PUMPKIN?, Walter Mondale(Where’s the Beef?, 1986 Presidential Campaign)

I was born a Pumpkin, I will live a Pumpkin, and I will die a Pumpkin, Daniel “Pumpkin” Webster, Speech on July 17, 1850

A rolling pumpkin gathers no moss.

As happy as a pumpkin in manure(and you thought only pigs liked this stuff)

Pumpkin light, Pumpkin bright, first pumpkin I see tonight. Wish I may, wish I might, Wish I had a prizewinner tonight.

If at first you do not succeed, sow, sow(or grow, grow) again.

Which came first: The pumpkin or the Pumpkin seed?

To irrigate, or not to irrigate, that is the question?(In the case of Atlantic Giants, it is always affirmative)

A Pumpkin by any other name is still a pumpkin

To err is human, a pumpkin is divine.

That’s the way the pumpkin crumbles.

A pumpkin(Pie, cookie or Ice cream) a day, keeps the doctor away.

Win one for the Pumpkin

It’s vite-vity-vitie-vidi-pumpkin!!(Lucille Ball)

This is one small step for pumpkins and one giant leap for pumpkin-kind.

I can not tell a lie, I cut down the Pumpkin Patch( Contrary to cutting down Cherry trees, damaging pumpkin patches in any way is simply inexcusable)

A pumpkin in the hand is worth two on the bush(or vine)

You must be out of your gourd!

“A man my age has nothing left to do but move to the country and grow big pumpkins”  President Chester A. Arthur

“It started as a hobby, descended into a sport, madness and finally surrender.” Contributed by Dave McCallum

Books About Pumpkins


The Wizard of Pumpkin

The Maltese Pumpkin

A Farewell to Pumpkins(Arms)

One flew over the Pumpkin Patch

A Tale of Two Pumpkins

The Pumpkins of Wrath

Cucurbita in the Rye

Movies About Pumpkins

Best Horror Film on 1998: Honey, I Shrunk the Pumpkins!

Great Expectations

Pumpkin Field of Dreams

Romancing the Pumpkin(Stone)

Pumkinageddon- Giant pumpkins are hurtling towards earth. Is earth doomed or will our hero be “Smashing Pumpkins”?

Schindler’s Pumpkin(Director: Pete Moss)

A Cucurbita Named Desire

Pumpkin Wars Trilogy:

  • Pumpkin Wars
  • Return of the Prize Winner Hybrid
  • The Atlantic Giant Strikes Back

Pumpkin Treks: The Final Adventure

Gone With the Frost

Dances with Pumpkins(Source: Squash Pumpkinwannabe)


Pumpkin on a Hot Tin Roof(This should be strongly avoided)

My Best Friend’s Garden(Wedding) This is a story about a farmer who was in love with her best friend’s Atlantic Giant.

Singin’ in the Patch(Rain)

Hottest holiday movie – Pumpkinocchio, and here’s the [garden] plot:

It’s the story of hardworking grower Joe Petto, who wishes that his green squash will eventually turn orange and become a REAL pumpkin. His wish comes true when he plants an Atlantic Giant seed and gets a fruit with only one flaw, a Dill ring (or ‘nose’) that gets longer every time Mr Petto logs on to the internet.  Contributed by Kathie Morgan

Song Titles

Fifty Ways to Grow Your Pumpkin

Knock Three Times on My Pumpkins if You Want Me

Tiptoe Through the Punkins

Wipeout (by the Beetles)

Round, Round, I Grow “em a Round

Tie an Orange Pumpkin Round the Old Oak Tree

Punkin Boy (By Punkinwumba)

Inagadadacucurbita(A late 60’s hard rock song)

Mary has a Little Pumpkin(and boy was she disappointed)

Sgt. Punkin’s Lonely Heart Club Band

Orange She Sweet


Pumpkin Bands: Smashing Pumpkins

Recipes for Cooking and Baking

Pumpkin Recipes – Indeed, over 140 recipes and still growing

Halloween Party Recipes – Put the icky, gross and gory into your party.

TGN’s Garden Recipes – You grow them all season. Now, you cook and bake your harvest.

Apple recipes – Let’s cook and bake with apples.

Holiday Recipes – All sort of recipes for all sorts of holidays.

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