"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 have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character."Vidal Sassoon on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Before God we are all equally wise - and equally foolish."Vidal Sassoon on Albert Einstein
"I have a dream that one day on the red hills of Georgia, the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave owners will be able to sit together at the table of brotherhood."Vidal Sassoon on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"The sweltering summer of the Negro's legitimate discontent will not pass until there is an invigorating autumn of freedom and equality."Vidal Sassoon on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal."Vidal Sassoon on Abraham Lincoln
"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."
"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 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."