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Dolly Parton
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I have been asked to pose for Penthouse on my hundredth birthday. Everybody is going to be sorry. Dolly Parton

I'm the kind of person who would rather rock in my rocking chair when I'm old and regret a few things that I did than to sit there and regret that I never tried.. Dolly Parton

When I'm feeling a little low, I put on my favorite high heels to stand a little taller. Dolly Parton

Love is something sent from Heaven to worry the Hell out of you. Dolly Parton

We could afford the price of peace. Love is all it costs. Dolly Parton

I hope life treats you kind, and I hope you have all that you ever dreamed of, and I wish you joy and happiness. But above all of this, I wish you love. Dolly Parton

[On why she doesn't exercise:] If I tried to jog with these boobs, I'd end up with two black eyes. Dolly Parton

Music, I suppose, will be the thing that sustains me in the time of my life when I am too old for sex and not quite ready to meet God. It has always been an essential part of me. Dolly Parton

I have little feet because nothing grows in the shade. Dolly Parton

I think my life actually changed at 40. That's when you realize you can't ride the fence anymore. You either have to get on one side or the other. I think some of my best years were between 40 and 50: I got my priorities straight and life is good to me now. It's only other people who say, "God, she's 50 years old!" as if I'm over the hill. I feel like I just started. Dolly Parton

I've been guilty of most of the stuff that's been said about me to some degree. And if I ain't done it, I probably will. Dolly Parton

I hope life treats you kind And I hope you have all you've dreamed of. And I wish to you, joy and happiness. But above all this, I wish you love. Dolly Parton

Its hard to be a diamond in a rhinestone world. Dolly Parton

I just kind of wake up with a new idea and new dreams every day, and I follow that dream, as they say. Dolly Parton

If I can get my dress on, my weight is under control. Dolly Parton

I don't have time to stand around and listen to an 11-minute song. Dolly Parton

I'm very secure about my talents and about who I am. Dolly Parton

I always thought that if I made it big or got successful at what I had started out to do, that I wanted to come back to my part of the country and do something great, something that would bring a lot of jobs into this area. Dolly Parton

I've never had that much trouble with the paparazzi, but I don't run the same circles that a lot of these people that do get hounded by the paparazzi. Dolly Parton

I can be accused of trying to be commercial sometimes. Dolly Parton

I'm a showgirl, as you can tell. I'm ever ready. Dolly Parton

People always ask me if they're mine. Yes, they are... all bought and paid for. Dolly Parton

Anyone who knows or cares anything about real country music will agree that George Jones is the voice of it. Dolly Parton

If there's something you know and there's something you feel, but you can't quite express it, you will hear it somewhere. And you don't have to worry, because someone will get it sung out. Dolly Parton

We can't all be stars; we can't all be leaders. We are all God's creatures, living life, and we have that God light in us and we're supposed to let it shine. And not everybody wants to be like me and stick their neck out to get up on stage and perform. There are those like me, but there are also those that are of a shyer nature. And they're smarter than most of us that are out there showing our asses. Dolly Parton

I sing as an actress. Whatever I'm singing about, I just become the story. Dolly Parton

I don't think of myself as a feminist, but if someone calls me a feminist icon, that's fine. I've always stood up for women and myself in general. I have a great love and respect, because I have had beautiful sisters, aunts and my grandmas, but I love men. I totally understand the nature of men. Dolly Parton

Goodbye- please don't cry/we both know that I'm not what you need. But I will always love you. Dolly Parton

I've never let a rhinestone go unturned Dolly Parton

Being a star just means that you just find your own special place and that you shine where you are. To me that's what being a star means. Dolly Parton

I'm not really a political-type person, meaning that I don't really make great stands or whatever, but if you ask me a direct question I say it shouldn't matter who you are, whether you're black, white, green, gay, male, female. If you can do a job and do it well you should be paid for it, you should be respected for it, and you have to be responsible. I think sometimes people can go too fare trying to make a point. I think they should just make their point and go on about. Dolly Parton

Now I usually try not to give advice. Information, yes, advice, no. But, what has worked for me may not work for you. Well, take for instance what has worked for me. Wigs. Tight clothes. Push-up bras. Dolly Parton

The hardest exercise for most of us fat people is that one where we push our chairback from the dinner table. Dolly Parton

I'm in the public eye, so I don't care who knows what I get done. If I see something sagging, dragging, or bagging, I get it sucked, tucked, or plucked. Dolly Parton

Less is not more. More is more. Dolly Parton

They think I'm simpleminded because I seem to be happy. Why should' I be happy? I have everything I ever wanted and more. Maybe I am simpleminded. Maybe that's the key: simple. Dolly Parton

Mama sewed the rags together, sewing every piece with love. She made my coat of many colors that I was proud of. Dolly Parton

Wondering if God loves us when we're cheating? Oh, but why he lets us feel things, if it's wrong. Dolly Parton

I hope you're never happy with anybody but me, and every face you look into, I hope you're haunted by me. Yes, I'm possessive and jealous, at least I speak honestly. Dolly Parton

Got those moods a swinging, tears a slinging, nothing fits me, when it hits me, ranting, raving, misbehaving, PMS blues. Dolly Parton

[On growing up in a large family with little money:] ... to take a bath ... we just had a pan of water and we'd wash down as far as possible, and we'd wash up as far as possible. Then, when somebody'd clear the room, we'd wash possible. Dolly Parton

People tend to fear what they do not know, and what they fear they dislike. Dolly Parton

People say you shouldn't have plastic surgery because if God wanted you another way he would have made you that way, but I say that's a lot of crock. If God didn't want plastic surgeons, he wouldn't have given them hands to work with. Dolly Parton

I have a strict policy that nobody cries alone in my presence. Dolly Parton

I figure if I keep my health, I have no intention of retiring. I love to work. I want to be like Bob Hope. Dolly Parton

I'm a proud person. I'm not vain. I look at it like it is. If you've got the money and you're going to be out there, you owe it to people not to look like a dog if you can help it. Dolly Parton

I wake up with new dreams every day...more I can do to channel that into things that I love to create is healthier for me and probably for everybody around me. Dolly Parton

You never know what's going to happen to you when you head out into the big world. And when you get older, you don't know how you're going to be thought of or seen. Dolly Parton

I'm just a person; I like to experience whatever the feeling is and whatever I'm going through. Dolly Parton

There are some people who physically are not beautiful. But the way they are, the way they treat people, they become beautiful, and you forget all about [their looks]. Dolly Parton

Don't get so busy making a living that you forget to make a life. Dolly Parton

Speaking of the devil, well here he comes now. Got my defenses down. And I'd go through hell to make him mine. Dolly Parton

It costs a lot of money to look this cheap. Dolly Parton

I think so many people live their whole life in fear and doubt and shame. Dolly Parton

I was the first woman to burn my bra - it took the fire department four days to put it out. Dolly Parton

You'd be surprised how much it costs to look this cheap! Dolly Parton

My husband calls me 'catfish.' He says I'm all mouth and no brains. Dolly Parton

After momma gave birth to 12 of us kids, we put her up on a pedestal. It was mostly to keep Daddy away from her. Dolly Parton

Most country songs, certainly all the stuff I've written, are stories driven by characters. Dolly Parton

My mama never wore a pair of pants when I was growing up, and now that's all she wears. It was so funny for me when I first started seeing Mama wear pants. It was like it wasn't Mama. Now I've bought her many a pantsuit because she just lives in them. Dolly Parton

I'm just a simple country girl. Dolly Parton

My songs are the door to every dream I've ever had and every success I've ever achieved. Dolly Parton

Never leave a rhinestone unturned. Dolly Parton

No one could have been nicer, classier nor better looking than Dick Clark. I've had a crush on him since I was a teenager. Dolly Parton

I know it's corny - but I love 'Jingle Bells!' Dolly Parton

I've done everything every fat person ever has. I've tried every diet. Dolly Parton

When I get down, I don't waller around for long. Dolly Parton

I was probably 7 years old when I started playing the guitar and writing some serious songs. Dolly Parton

I'm almost like three people. There's me the, Dolly, the person. There's me, the star. And then there's me, the manager. Dolly Parton

There's been a lot of talk about Jack White wanting to work with me, and I've always admired him, and of course, he lives in Nashville, too. Dolly Parton



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