Best Migraine Quotes 2021

  • Love is a universal migraine. A bright stain on the vision, Blotting out reason.

    Robert Graves
  • And I have learned now to live with it, learned when to expect it, how to outwit it, even how to regard it, when it does come, as more friend than lodger. We have reached a certain understanding, my migraine and I.

    Joan Didion
  • Every once in a while when I get a migraine, I like to think, “Who hates me today?”

    Heidi Julavits
  • That no one dies of migraine seems, to someone deep into an attack, an ambiguous blessing.

    Joan Didion
  • Mental tensions, frustrations, insecurity, aimlessness are among the most damaging stressors, and psychosomatic studies have shown how often they cause migraine headache, peptic ulcers, heart attacks, hypertension, mental disease, suicide, or just hopeless unhappiness.

    Hans Selye
  • I had a migraine for about seven or eight straight days, and I was unable to sleep most nights.

    April Winchell
  • If migraine patients have a common and legitimate second complaint besides their migraines, it is that they have not been listened to by physicians. Looked at, investigated, drugged, charged, but not listened to.

    Oliver Sacks
  • I can’t tell you how many shows I’ve done with full-blown migraine headaches.

    Jonathan Taylor Thomas
  • After I saw the first thing I ever did, I got a migraine.

    Claire Forlani
  • My daughter is a real migraine sufferer; the minute she has a handful of Haribo sweets, she gets a headache. Theres a connection between what the liver cant break down with what goes on to trigger a headache. You just have to be aware.

    Sheherazade Goldsmith
  • Right there is the usefulness of migraine, there in that imposed yoga, the concentration on the pain. For when the pain recedes, ten or twelve hours later, everything goes with it, all the hidden resentments, all the vain anxieties. The migraine has acted as a circuit breaker, and the fuses have emerged intact. There is a pleasant convalescent euphoria.

    Joan Didion
  • So what’s on the agenda for tonight? (Danger) Migraine, futility, possible death. Same as every night, I guess. (Alexion)

    Sherrilyn Kenyon
  • I got a bad migraine that lasted 3 years, and the pills I took made by fingers disappear.

    David Bowie
  • I didn’t feel physically sick. But mentally. My mind was twisting in so many ways. (…) We once saw a documentary on migraines. One of the men interviewed used to fall on his knees and bang his head against the floor, over and over during attacks. This diverted the pain from deep inside his brain, where he couldn’t reach it, to a pain outside that he had control over.

    Jay Asher
  • With a canvas I’m a group of seven. A migraine, take two Excedrin.

  • There’s always another story. There’s more than meets the eye.

    W. H. Auden
  • Love is universal migraine, A bright stain on the vision Blotting out reason. Symptoms of true love Are leanness, jealousy, Laggard dawns; Are omens and nightmares – Listening for a knock, Waiting for a sign: For a touch of her fingers In a darkened room, For a searching look. Take courage, lover! Could you endure such pain At any hand but hers?

    Robert Graves
  • Hiding my migraines on the set may have been my toughest challenge as an actor. There were times when the pain from migraine headaches was so severe that I literally had to crawl across my dressing room floor. But I couldnt let anyone know. If they thought I might slow production, I figured that would end my career.

    Morgan Fairchild
  • It is time to return to close reading, to a serious and painstaking examination of an author’s methods, of his style. Do not be deterred by headaches. First of all, this would be proof of your lack of stamina. And then, migraines, piercing pain and sudden stabs at the temples are more likely the effects of syphilis than of hard work.

    Louis Aragon
  • I suffer migraines. I do not suffer fools.

    E. Lockhart
  • At the very last moment, just before its lips claimed hers, its grip on her face relaxed slightly and she did the only thing she could think of: She head-butted it. Snapped her head back, then forward again, and bashed it square in the face as hard as she could. So hard, in fact, that it made her woozy and gave her an instant migraine, making her wonder how Jean-Claude Van Damme always managed to coolly continue fighting after such a stunt. Obviously, movies lied.

    Karen Marie Moning
  • What triggered a migraine for me may have no effect on someone else. For many people, coffee can relieve symptoms somewhat, but for me it was a trigger. You really have to find out what affects you individually.

    Morgan Fairchild
  • No problem, but just know that no one steals from Nero. He knows who you are and he will hunt you down and make you pay in ways you can’t imagine – including this whole brain squeeze thing he does that will leave you with a migraine so bad, you’ll wish you could bleed out your eyes to stop the pain. He’s nasty that way. (Syn)

    Sherrilyn Kenyon
  • If I apply a magnetic pulse on salt water – that’s your brains by the way – it’ll generate electric currents, and the electric current in the brain can erase a migraine headache.

    Robert Fischell
  • I never had migraines. Never had migraines.

    David Gest
  • When migraines briefly became a campaign issue for me, it appeared that political foes were maybe playing the gender card.

    Michele Bachmann
  • Gout is not relieved by a fine shoe nor a hangnail by a costly ring nor migraine by a tiara.

  • Chicago happened slowly, like a migraine. First they were driving through countryside, then, imperceptibly, the occasional town became a low suburban sprawl, and the sprawl became the city.

    Neil Gaiman
  • What I do for migraines when I get them, I listen to classical music, and I turn it up really loud.

    Ian McLagan
  • A migraine is the cockblock of writing.

    Don Roff
  • Twenty minutes in the morning, 20 in the evening. Transcendental Meditation teachers have taught everyone in my company who wanted to learn how to meditate. The results have been awesome. Better sleep. Improved relationships with spouses, children, coworkers. Some people who once suffered migraines don’t anymore. Greater productivity and creativity all around.

    Oprah Winfrey
  • I didn’t fit into the Christian college my parents sent me to. I felt tarnished by tragedy, between my brother’s death and Escuela Caribe, and everyone else seemed so carefree and happy and praising God. I couldn’t stand happy people for a long time, and was plagued by chronic migraines and stomach aches. I’d say between age thirteen and twenty-three was the most miserable time of my life. I wrote Jesus Land because I wanted there to be a record of David’s life. I was surprised that so many people read it, and felt moved by it.

    Julia Scheeres
  • Although I was too young to understand the theory of universal (that’s to say male) guilt, I was old enough to know which sex suffered migraine and which sex caused it.

    Howard Jacobson
  • Behind the corpse in the reservoir, behind the ghost on the links, Behind the lady who dances and the man who madly drinks, Under the look of fatigue, the attack of migraine and the sigh There is always another story, there is more than meets the eye.

    W. H. Auden
  • Being pulled that long and that hard for a 12-hour day gave me migraines. It’s what they used to do before there were facelifts for actresses – you know, Joan Crawford’s whole career was this. Then the makeup is like Earl Scheib auto body paint sprayed on my face.

    Rob Lowe
  • Diesel is back,” Ranger said. Yes. How did you know?” I woke up with a migraine this morning.” Ranger said.

    Janet Evanovich
  • Chicago happened slowly, like a migraine.

    Neil Gaiman
  • Grim sighed heavily. “I swear I’m getting a migraine.” “My mom suffers from those a lot, too.” “Being around you, I imagine she does.

    Sherrilyn Kenyon
  • Hot, dry katabatic winds, like the south foehn in Europe, the sharav in the Middle East, and the Santa Ana of Southern California, are all believed to have a decided effect on human behavior and are associated with such health problems as migraines, depression, lethargy, and moodiness. Some scientists say that this is a myth.

    Tim Cahill
  • I do a lot of research on the placebo effect, not just in depression but in irritable bowel syndrome, pain, arthritis of the knee, migraine, asthma.

    Irving Kirsch
  • Because I work at other things, whenever I get a chance to write I feel grateful for it. But I learned that sometimes, I couldn’t do anything else and I shouldn’t plan to do anything that night or the next day. There were times when I was writing something difficult for days or weeks and when I’d finish, I would get up and go out of my shed into the garden and be sick. I had terrible migraines.

    Damian Barr

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