Migraine Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old migraine quotes, migraine sayings, and migraine proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


This is a soul under perpetual migraine attack.     

Richard Schickel

His headache was still sitting over his right eye as if it had been nailed there.     

Ian Fleming

Every single ounce of pain focused on the left part of the head. Feels like whole body except left part of head is in fucking numb state.     

Shrestha Sapan

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

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

Michele Bachmann

And then a throb hits you on the left ide of the head so hard that your head bobs to the right...There's no way that came from inside your head, you think. That's no metaphysical crisis. God just punched you in the face.     

Andrew Levy

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

Robert Graves

No matter what stage of illness we are in, whether we've just been diagnosed or we have lived with chronic migraines for decades, there are adjustments we can make to increase joy in our lives and to live more fully.     

Sarah Hackley

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

Joan Didion

People who suffer from migraine with aura can sometimes experience a phenomenon called the.     

Alice in Wonderland

Every day is a battle. He has great difficulty getting past these migraine headaches and he takes a cocktail of medications to get through it.     

Keith Sullivan

A migraine is the cockblock of writing.     

Don Roff

Depression affects almost 80% of migraine sufferers at one time or another. People with migraine, especially chronic migraine, also are more likely to experience intense anxiety and to have suicidal tendencies. If we want to live happy and joyful lives with migraine, it is vital that we acknowledge and deal with the emotional realities of the disease.     

Sarah Hackley