Quotes by Vidal Sassoon
- For nine years I worked to change what was hairdressing then into a geometric art form with color, perm without setting which had never been done before.
- Hairdressers are a wonderful breed. You work one-on-one with another human being and the object is to make them feel so much better and to look at themselves with a twinkle in their eye.
- I believe in the equality of man and I believe that religious duties consist in doing justice, loving mercy, and endeavoring to make our fellow-creatures happy.
- I came home after a year and although my profession was only hairdressing, I knew I could change it.
- I got a telegraph from my mother who said that my step-father had had a heart attack, come home and earn a living. So I went back to England and the only thing I knew to earn any cash was through hairdressing.
- I was all about my thoughts, my work, my inspiration. I was always in hair.
- I'll never forget one morning I walked in and I had a hell of a bruise - it had been a difficult night the night before - and a client said to me, 'Good God, Vidal, what happened to your face?' And I said, 'Oh, nothing, madam, I just fell over a hairpin.'
- It was my mother's idea. Her feeling was that I didn't have the intelligence to pick a trade myself.
- Realizing our society as it is, without theology dogmatically telling us how we should react to it, and being humane toward that society, that is all that we're sure of.
- So I was shampooing at 14. But I've always thought that had I the opportunity for an education, I would have been an architect. There's no question about it.