Hair Sayings and Quotes

Whether you prefer to wear it straight, curly, up, down or even shave it off, how we wear our hair is personal. For some it’s merely a style. For others, their locks represent their inner self. Celebrate your tresses with the collection of insightful and humorous hair quotes below.


I have always thought that if women's hair posed so many problems, God would certainly have made us bald.     

Marjane Satrapi

When red-headed people are above a certain social grade their hair is auburn.     

Mark Twain

Anyone can be confident with a full head of hair. But a confident bald man - there's your diamond in the rough.     

Larry David

Her albino hair illuminated my dreams, shining brighter than moonlight.     

Anna Kavan

Long hair is considered bohemian, which may be why I grew it, but I keep it long because I love the way it feels, part cloak, part fan, part mane, part security blanket.     

Marge Piercy

Relaxing your hair is like being in prison. You're caged in. Your hair rules you. You didn't go running with Curt today because you don't want to sweat out this straightness. You're always battling to make your hair do what it wasn't meant to do.     

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Hair brings one's self-image into focus; it is vanity's proving ground. Hair is terribly personal, a tangle of mysterious prejudices.     

Shana Alexander

A fine head of hair adds beauty to a good face, and terror to an ugly one.     

Lycurgus

I love my hair because it's a reflection of my soul. It's dense, it's kinky, it's soft, it's textured, it's difficult, it's easy and it's fun. That's why I love my hair.     

Tracee Ellis Ross

By common consent gray hairs are a crown of glory; the only object of respect that can never excite envy.     

George Bancroft

Symbolic of life, hair bolts from our heads. Like the earth, it can be harvested, but it will rise again. We can change its color and texture when the mood strikes us, but in time it will return to its original form, just as Nature will in time turn our precisely laid-out cities into a weed-way.     

Diane Ackerman

Red hair sir, in my opinion, is dangerous.     

PG Wodehouse

The hair is the richest ornament of women.     

Martin Luther

Gray hair is God's graffiti     

Bill Cosby

For years I used to try to straighten my hair, but I've reached a stage where I think, I've got red curly hair, and it's actually really great.     

Bonnie Langford

Hair style is the final tip-off whether or not a woman really knows herself.     

Hubert de Givenchy

A woman who cuts her hair is about to change her life.     

Coco Chanel

With short hair you have to get a haircut every two or three weeks. And if you're coloring your hair, you have to color it that often. Every time I did it, I felt fraudulent.     

Jamie Lee Curtis

Beauty draws us with a single hair.     

Alexander Pope

I think we're all obsessed with our hair - the daily ritualised pruning that we do, and the way in which we spend a lot of our time putting hair on, or ripping it off.     

Judy Darragh

It is foolish to tear one's hair in grief, as though sorrow would be made less by baldness.     

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Long hair minimizes the need for barbers; socks can be done without; one leather jacket solves the coat problem for many years; suspenders are superfluous.     

Albert Einstein

Her messy hair a visible attribute of her stubborn spirit. As she shakes it free, she smiles knowing wild is her favorite color.     

J. Iron Word

I always get bored with my hair. That's why I would always change it throughout my career.     

Janet Jackson

Babies haven't any hair: Old men's heads are just as bare; From the cradle to the grave. Lies a haircut and a shave.     

Samuel Goodman Hoffenstein

It is not by the gray of the hair that one knows the age of the heart.     

Edward Bulwer-Lytton

For me, hair is an accoutrement. Hair is jewelry. It's an accessory.     

Jill Scott

I would rather have had one breath of her hair, one kiss from her mouth, one touch of her hand, than eternity without it.     

Nicolas Cage

There are times when I flick through magazines and think I'm in danger of becoming a prisoner of my own hair.     

Brian May

Beware of her fair hair, for she excels. All women in the magic of her locks; And when she winds them round a young man's neck, she will not ever set him free again.     

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

If my hair gets any frizzier, I'll shave it to the scalp. Or light it on fire. Whichever is easier.     

Victoria Scott

Pull the hair on my head the wrong way, and I would be on my knees begging for mercy. I have very sensitive follicles.     

Benedict Cumberbatch

She was the most beautiful creature on Earth - her hair said so in that language only hair can speak.     

Gabriel Ba

Anybody who has curly hair knows you don't want it to be brushed out because it becomes a never-ending tangle.     

Judy Davis

Red hair is great. It's rare, and therefore superior.     

Augusten Burroughs

Can't say it often enough. Change your hair, change your life.     

Thomas Pynchon

Long hair will make thee look dreafully to thine enemies, and manly to thy friends: it is, in peace, an ornament; in war, a strong helmet; it... deadens the leade thump of a bullet: in winter, it is a warm nightcap; in summer, a cooling fan of feathers.     

Thomas Dekker

I'm undaunted in my quest to amuse myself by constantly changing my hair.     

Hillary Clinton

Your hair is the ball gown you never take off.     

Jo Robertson

It seems no more than right that men should seize time by the forelock, for the rude old fellow, sooner or later, pulls all their hair out.     

George D. Prentice

A hair divides what is false and true.     

Omar Khayyam

I wish I had more hair on my head. Maybe if I sprinkled fertilizer on it, it would grow.     

Kylie Bax

I have little hair because my brain is so big it pushes the hair out.     

Silvio Berlusconi

There is one thing about baldness: it's neat.     

Don Herold

It doesn't matter how long my hair is or what colour my skin is or whether I'm a woman or a man.     

John Lennon

Inflation is when you pay fifteen dollars for the ten-dollar haircut you used to get for five dollars when you had hair.     

Sam Ewing

Gorgeous hair is the best revenge.     

Ivana Trump

No rival will steal away my sure love; that glory will be my gray hair.     

Propertius

The worse the haircut, the better the man.     

John Green

There's many a man has more hair than wit.     

William Shakespeare

My blackness has never been in my hair. Blackness is not a hairstyle.     

Bertha Gilkey

Once you've had chemotherapy, there's no such thing as bad hair day.     

Elizabeth Tirbelis

I've discovered that how I look is not a function of anything as ephemeral as my hair.     

Judith Light

When a woman ceases to alter the fashion of her hair, you guess that she has passed the crisis of her experience.     

Mary Austin

People always ask me how long it takes to do my hair. I don't know, I'm never there.     

Dolly Parton

I refuse to think of them as chin hairs. I think of them as stray eyebrows.     

Janette Barber

I'm waxed clean— hairless as the day I was born. But don't say 'Tia has no pubic hair.' That's so clinical. Use a nice euphemism. Say, 'She's mowed her secret garden' or 'She's cleared the way to the Promised land.' Because that's what it is, right?     

Tia Carrere

My real hair color is kind of a dark blonde. Now I just have mood hair.     

Julia Roberts

Gentlemen prefer blondes...but gentlemen marry brunettes.     

Anita Loos

Once in his life, every man is entitled to madly fall in love with a gorgeous redhead.     

Lucille Ball

Blondes have more hair than the rest of us; redheads have the least.     

Alicia Alvrez

Hair grows faster at night than during the day and between the ages of sixteen and twenty-four.     

Alicia Alvrez

How much hair do you have on your body? Scientists put it at about 5 million hairs, many of them so fine you can hardly see them.     

Alicia Alvrez

Some early hair dyes; crushed dry tadpoles in oil ancient Egypt; black wine, raw crow's eggs, and putrefied leeches in ancient Rome.      

Alicia Alvrez

Long, straight blonde hair (think Gwyneth Paltrow) are considered the wealthiest and most sexy.     

Alicia Alvrez

Short, tousled hairstyles (like Meg Ryan) are thought to be outgoing and self-assured.     

Alicia Alvrez

Your hair, your hair is like a field of silver daisies — I should like to run barefoot through your hair.     

Franchot Tone

I always used to think: If a woman's got pitch-black hair, she's already halfway to being a beauty.     

Wendell Corey

If you want to get ahead in business, you've got to have serious hair.     

Melanie Griffith

I'm losing my hair when I want hair and getting hair where I don't.      

Billy Crystal

Men don't get smarter as they grow older, they just lose their hair.     

Mary Astor

When I see the pictures you play in that theater, it makes the hair stand on the edge of my seat.     

Michael Curtiz

When a woman isn't beautiful, people always say, 'You have lovely eyes, you have love;y hair.'     

Anton Chekov

One hair of a woman can draw more than a hundred pairs of oxen.     

James Howell

Grey hair is a sign of age, not wisdom.     

Greek Proverb

If a woman hath long hair, it is a glory to her.     

1 Corinthians 11:15

Experience is a precious gift, only given a man when his hair is gone.      

Turkish Proverb

The only equal treatment in the world is white hair.     

Chinese Proverb

all humans born had fragile bunches of hair emanating from their scalp, / the same grew into islands inhabited by deceit and lechery, / as advancing years crept, vanquishing immaculate hair of childhood, / into traces of everlasting oblivion.     

Nikhil Parekh

Oh! little lock of golden hue / In gently waving ringlet curls, / By the dear head on which you grew, / I would not lose you for a world.     

George Gordon Byron

A woman with her hair turned up always looks as if she were going some place either to the opera or the shower bath.      

Orson Welles

Economics makes no sense; no matter how much or how little hair you have, the price of a haircut is the same.     

Evan Esar

Things are good for gray hair, but the best one is a sensible head.     

Evan Esar

Another thing about women is that they can be persuaded to do anything with their hair, except leave it alone.     

Evan Esar

They want someone to look past the surface stuff like bad-hair days.     

Vincenzo Berghella

It is not human to live to appease external expectation, paying attention to how we dress, how we comb out hair.     

Anthony De Mello

Girls and young dancers in ancient Egypt and young girls in ancient Rome also wore their hair in the style that we now call a ponytail.     

Victoria Sherrow

The hairstyle known as ponytail can be seen on frescoes painted thousands of years ago in Crete, so it may have emerged in Greece during ancient times.     

Victoria Sherrow

Today, state fairs continue to sponsor hair contests of various kinds. For example, the Michigan State Fair has traditionally held a Longest Ponytail contest.     

Victoria Sherrow

Men in Europe and the American colonies wore short ponytails during the 1700s, or they wore wigs with a type of ponytail that was called queue.     

Victoria Sherrow

A ponytail can be neat, simple, and practical, since it keeps the hair off the face during certain jobs, sports, or other activities, and can be more comfortable in hot weather.     

Victoria Sherrow

The high ponytail is flattering for most face shapes and it's easy to do. When the ponytail is in place on the high crown area. It helps lift the face. This hairstyle is ideal for girls with naturally straight, thick hair and a silky texture.     

Jenny Strebe

The half pony is a very casual style and works well for mid-length hair. It's great if your hair is extremely thick because it allows you to wear your hair down but you have most of it pulled back and out of your face.     

Jenny Strebe

The low pony is one of those simple classic styles that can be worn in a number of ways from sporty to chic. This look is a great option for girls who have extremely thick hair.     

Jenny Strebe

French back pony. This style is perfect for anyone with heavy, limp hair that just won't hold in a ponytail.     

Jenny Strebe

Hair, hair styling and hair care is a trillion-dollar industry with many hair salons filled with licensed cosmetologists anxious and happy to serve you.     

Ladosha Wright

Hair styling is a part of hair care. Both require maintenance in a timely fashion.     

Ladosha Wright

No doubt as a result of their driving desire for a youthful appearance, the hair color segment of the salon industry continues to grow.     

The Staff of Entrepreneur Media

So no matter what the state of the economy and the world we live in, it's till a good time to start a harir salon ad day spa, and the prospects for 'shear' success and excellent.     

The Staff of Entrepreneur Media

If you're not a practicing cosmetologist, it's possible to be an absentee owner.      

The Staff of Entrepreneur Media

You'll probably want to be in the salon every day anyway, if only to keep an eye on things and make sure everything is running smoothly.     

The Staff of Entrepreneur Media

If you're providing salon services, you can expect to spend up to 60 hours a week or more in the salon, depending on your bookings.     

The Staff of Entrepreneur Media

The type of work on a health farm is similar to that of a beauty salon, but the hours can be much longer and there is more emphasis on body treatments and weight reduction.     

Susan Cressy

A beauty therapist has the opportunity to develop a close, personal relationship with clients that may go on for many years.     

Susan Cressy

As a beauty therapist, your appearance must be professional at all times.     

Susan Cressy

Movie and video hair stylists are creative forces to be reckoned with.     

Gretchen Davis

With individualistic artistic talent, hair stylists mold, shape, cut, and manipulate hair to create images that may linger forever in your memory.     

Gretchen Davis

In film, hair stylists are asked to do just about anything and everything.     

Gretchen Davis

As a multi-media hair stylist, you'll encounter many situations that require knowledge of facial anatomy, as well as the structure of the hair follicle.     

Gretchen Davis

Problems often arise for hair stylists who are just beginning their career, and that's why it's important that professional hair stylists know how to solve unexpected problems quickly.     

Gretchen Davis

The earliest record of personal hair care dates back 2.5 million years ago, when brushes used to create cave paintings in Spain and France were adapted for use in hair grooming.     

Eileen Figure Sandlin

Although hairdressing techniques have evolved throughout the ages, some things have stayed the same.     

Eileen Figure Sandlin

The first known school for hairdressing in the United States was established in Chicago in 1890.     

Eileen Figure Sandlin

Many of the innovations in hair design that are still with us today originated in the late 19th century.     

Eileen Figure Sandlin

On the hair salon side, the most sought-after services are, of course, haircutting and styling.     

Eileen Figure Sandlin

Anybody with a head full of hair ca be confident, but a bald man there's your diamond in the rough.     

Bathroom Readers' Institute

If truth is beauty, how come no one has their hair done in the library.     

Lily Tomlin

Hair has always been important.     

Diana Ross

Old age adds to the respect due to virtue, but it takes nothing from the contempt inspired by vice; it whitens only the hair.     

Ira Gershwin

I'm undaunted in my quest to amuse myself by constantly changing my hair.     

Hillary Clinton

Wisdom is the gray hair unto men. The wise how to quit the world before the world quits.     

John Taylor Wood

It seems no more than right that men should seize time by the forelock, for the rude old fellow, sooner or later, pulls all their hair out.     

George Dennison

We grow gray in our spirit long before we grow gray in our hair.     

Charles Lamb

Violet will be a good color for hair at just about the same tie that brunette becomes a good color for flowers.     

Fran Lebowitz

That the birds of worry and care fly over your head, this you cannot change, but that they build nests in your hair, this you can prevent.     

Chinese Proverb

Even to your old age, I am He, and even to gray hairs I will carry you! - ISAIAH 46:3-4     

Billy Graham

You are unique. Your combination of thoughts are yours alone. A strand of your hair is like no other.     

Steve Supple

Hair matter. Pay attention to your hair, because everyone else will.     

Hillary Rodham Clinton

Not having to worry about your hair any more is the secret upside of death.     

Nora Ephron

Ronald Reagan doesn't dye his hair, he's just prematurely orange.     

Gerald Ford