Headache Sayings and Quotes

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

Material blessings, when they pay beyond the category of need, are weirdly fruitful of headache.     

Philip Wylie

Do not undervalue the headache. While it is at its sharpest it seems a bad investment. But when relief begins, the unexpired remainder is worth $4 a minute.     

Mark Twain

Some people spend the day in complaining of a headache, and the night in drinking the wine that gives it.     

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Arguments about Scripture achieve nothing but a stomachache and a headache.     


When you have one million dollars, you're a lucky person. When you have 10 million dollars, you've got trouble, a lot of headaches.     

Jack Ma

I shall take all the troubles of the past, all the disappointments, all the headaches, and I shall pack them in a bag and throw them in the East River.     

Trygve Lie

I don't take the movies seriously, and anyone who does is in for a headache.     

Bette Davis

Never forget that there are only two philosophies to rule your life. The one of the cross, which starts with the fast and ends with the feast. The other of Satan, which starts with the feast and ends with the headache.     

Fulton J. Sheen

It's obviously a headache for all of us the bowlers, the captain to the support staff.     

John Buchanan

The headache now is to work out all that billing and collect that money. But to start billing to the state would be more confusing.     

Jim Bracewell

It's a bit of a headache being a perfectionist. You're never satisfied.     

Cherie Lunghi

In headaches and in worry vaguely life leaks away, And time will have his fancy tomorrow or today.     

W. H. Auden

Some pain you can distance yourself from, but a headache sits right where you live.     

Mark Lawrence

A great wind is blowing, and that gives you either imagination or a headache.     

Catherine the Great

The bigger the headache, the bigger the pill.     

George Clinton

It's a bit of a headache being a perfectionist. You're never satisfied.     

Cherie Lunghi

If you do not feel equal to the headaches that psychiatry induces, you are in the wrong business. It is work work the like of which I do not know.     

Harry Stack Sullivan

If the headache would only precede the intoxication, alcoholism would be a virtue.     

Samuel Butler

Headaches were like birds. Starlings. They could be perfectly calm, then a single acorn could drop and send the entire flock to the sky.     

Erika Swyler

Writers don't give prescriptions. They give headaches!     

Chinua Achebe

Life is a long headache in a noisy street.     

John Masefield