"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."
"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."Vidal Sassoon on Mahatma Gandhi
"An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life."Vidal Sassoon on Robert A. Heinlein
"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."Vidal Sassoon on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both."Vidal Sassoon on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"There is more to life than increasing its speed."Vidal Sassoon on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."