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.     


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