"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.'"
"Old friends pass away, new friends appear. It is just like the days. An old day passes, a new day arrives. The important thing is to make it meaningful: a meaningful friend - or a meaningful day."Vidal Sassoon on Dalai Lama
"When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive - to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love."Vidal Sassoon on Marcus Aurelius
"Prayer is the key of the morning and the bolt of the evening."Vidal Sassoon on Mahatma Gandhi
"If it's your job to eat a frog, it's best to do it first thing in the morning. And If it's your job to eat two frogs, it's best to eat the biggest one first."Vidal Sassoon on Mark Twain
"Today I choose life. Every morning when I wake up I can choose joy, happiness, negativity, pain... To feel the freedom that comes from being able to continue to make mistakes and choices - today I choose to feel life, not to deny my humanity but embrace it."Vidal Sassoon on Kevyn Aucoin
"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 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."