I could never say in the morning, "I have a headache and cannot do thus and so." Headache or no headache, thus and so had to be done.
If the headache would only precede the intoxication, alcoholism would be a virtue.
I'm very brave generally, he went on in a low voice: only today I happen to have a headache.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
There is one topic peremptorily forbidden to all well-bred, to all rational mortals, namely, their distempers. If you have not slept, or if you have slept, or if you have headache, or sciatica, or leprosy, or thunder-stroke, I beseech you, by all angels, to hold your peace, and not pollute the morning.
Saturday, January 06, 2007
Quote of the Day, 1/06/07: Headaches
Oof! My head cold has led to a nasty little headache. So I'll throw a few quick quotes out on the subject, and then curl up to sleep. Based on the last quote here, I guess that Emerson would not approve of this post.