"It was my mother's idea. Her feeling was that I didn't have the intelligence to pick a trade myself."
"The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits."Vidal Sassoon on Albert Einstein
"It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer."Vidal Sassoon on Albert Einstein
"Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking."Vidal Sassoon on Albert Einstein
"Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them."Vidal Sassoon on Albert Einstein
"We should take care not to make the intellect our god it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality."Vidal Sassoon on Albert Einstein
"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."