Dolly Parton quotes

 quotes - You'll never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try. Share

“You'll never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try.”

— Dolly Parton

 quotes - Storms make trees take deeper roots. Share

“Storms make trees take deeper roots.”

— Dolly Parton

 quotes - If you don't like the road you're walking, start paving another one. Share

“If you don't like the road you're walking, start paving another one.”

— Dolly Parton

 quotes - We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails. Share

“We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.”

— Dolly Parton

“I'm not offended by all the dumb blonde jokes because I know I'm not dumb... and I also know that I'm not blonde.”

— Dolly Parton

“The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.”

— Dolly Parton

“It's a good thing I was born a girl, otherwise I'd be a drag queen.”

— Dolly Parton

“The only way I'd be caught without makeup is if my radio fell in the bathtub while I was taking a bath and electrocuted me and I was in between makeup at home. I hope my husband would slap a little lipstick on me before he took me to the morgue.”

— Dolly Parton

“When I'm inspired, I get excited because I can't wait to see what I'll come up with next.”

— Dolly Parton

“I feel that sin and evil are the negative part of you, and I think it's like a battery: you've got to have the negative and the positive in order to be a complete person.”

— Dolly Parton

“If you talk bad about country music, it's like saying bad things about my momma. Them's fightin' words.”

— Dolly Parton

“I'm old enough and cranky enough now that if someone tried to tell me what to do, I'd tell them where to put it.”

— Dolly Parton

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

— Dolly Parton

“My weaknesses have always been food and men - in that order.”

— Dolly Parton

“You'd be surprised how much it costs to look this cheap!”

— Dolly Parton

“I know who I am, I know what I can and can't do. I know what I will and won't do. I know what I'm capable of and I don't agree to do things that I don't think I can pull off.”

— Dolly Parton

“I'm not happy all the time, and I wouldn't want to be because that would make me a shallow person. But I do try to find the good in everybody.”

— Dolly Parton

“I hated school. Even to this day, when I see a school bus it's just depressing to me. The poor little kids.”

— Dolly Parton

“I look just like the girls next door... if you happen to live next door to an amusement park.”

— Dolly Parton

“If I see something sagging, bagging or dragging I'll get it nipped, tucked or sucked.”

— Dolly Parton

“I have a big gay and lesbian following and they've been very loyal and kind to me.”

— Dolly Parton

“I wanted to be the first woman to burn her bra, but it would have taken the fire department four days to put it out.”

— Dolly Parton

“People make jokes about my bosoms, why don't they look underneath the breasts at the heart? It's obvious I've got big ones and if people want to assume they're not mine, then let them.”

— Dolly Parton

“I'm not going to limit myself just because people won't accept the fact that I can do something else.”

— Dolly Parton

“It costs a lot of money to look this cheap.”

— Dolly Parton

“Stop this attitude that older people ain't any good anymore! We're as good as we ever were - if we ever were any good.”

— Dolly Parton

“I think every entertainer's had nights when things go wrong. I mean you can't remember everything all the time, and especially if you're having hard times personally, things going on that you - you know, and then people make it worse. And that makes you feel worse.”

— Dolly Parton

“I have surrounded myself with very smart people.”

— Dolly Parton

“I love to flirt, and I've never met a man I didn't like.”

— Dolly Parton

“I modelled my looks on the town tramp.”

— Dolly Parton