"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."
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."Vidal Sassoon on Nelson Mandela
"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."Vidal Sassoon on Albert Einstein
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."Vidal Sassoon on Aristotle
"My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors."Vidal Sassoon on Maya Angelou
"Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught."Vidal Sassoon on Oscar Wilde
"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."
"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."