Barbershop Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old barbershop quotes, barbershop sayings, and barbershop proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Barbershop. It's in their interests to find alternate vehicles to promote the shows.     

Rob Bennett

Being a barber is about taking care of the people.     

Anthony Hamilton

Barbershop is not a hobby, it's a lifestyle.     

Harvey Feldman

Doing barbershop has made us all better singers. When we hit just the right chord together, there's no better feeling.     

Jonny Moroni

Beware of the young doctor and the old barber.     

Benjamin Franklin

No barber shaves so close but another finds worke.     

George Herbert

You might be a redneck if you need an estimate from your barber before you get a haircut.     

Jeff Foxworthy

There is no bad day that can't be overcome by listening to a barbershop quartet. This is just truth, plain and simple.     

Aldous Huxley

If you keep walking past the barbers, eventually you'll get a haircut.     

Paul Merson

You don't ever ask a barber whether you need a haircut.     

Warren Buffett

There's things people say in the barbershop they won't even say in their own living room, because it's just one of those zones where nobody's going to judge you too much about your dumb opinion.     

Ice Cube

Your barber always knows everything that goes on in the town, doesn't he?     

Adam Peaty

This is a barbershop, not a hair salon. You come in here not trying to impress anyone. It's a place just to talk, to hang out with the fellows, talk about sports, women, relationships.     

Joe Davis

No matter what barbershop you go to, there's always that guy who's just hanging around and doesn't do much, but knows everything that's going on in the community.     

Deon Cole

Your services might be as useful as a barbershop on the steps of a guillotine.     

Rowan Atkinson

A barber lathers a man before he shaves him.     

Dale Carnegie

To make a fine gentleman, several trades are required, but chiefly a barber.     

Oliver Goldsmith

Barbershop conversations are irrefutable proof that heads exist for the sake of hair.     

Karl Kraus