"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."
"True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist."Vidal Sassoon on Albert Einstein
"If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced."Vidal Sassoon on Vincent Van Gogh
"The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person."Vidal Sassoon on Abraham Lincoln
"The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance."Vidal Sassoon on Aristotle
"A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament."Vidal Sassoon on Oscar Wilde
"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."
"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 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 came home after a year and although my profession was only hairdressing, I knew I could change it."
"It was my mother's idea. Her feeling was that I didn't have the intelligence to pick a trade myself."