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Quotes By Dolly Parton


Famous Quotes & Quotations By Dolly Parton:

After Momma gave birth to twelve of us kids, we put her up on a pedestal. It was mostly to keep Daddy away from her.
~ Dolly Parton Quotes - Category: Fathers, Mothers, Sex.

He's a precious man. He's got a lot of bad press lately but I think he's out to try to save the world, not destroy it.
~ Dolly Parton Quotes, On Cat Stevens - Category: Individuals.

I always love working with children. I never had children of my own. God has his purposes. God didn't let me have children so everybody's children could be mine. That's kind of how I'm looking at it.
~ Dolly Parton Quotes - Category: Children, God.

I describe my look as a blend of mother goose, cinderella, and the local hooker!
~ Dolly Parton Quotes - Category: Body.

I do have big tits. Always had 'em - pushed 'em up, whacked 'em around. Why not make fun of 'em? I've made a fortune with 'em.
~ Dolly Parton Quotes - Category: Breasts.

I don't know if I'm supporting them, or they're supporting me.
~ Dolly Parton Quotes - Category: Breasts.

I don't mind being it [age 60], I just don't like saying it.
~ Dolly Parton Quotes - Category: Age.

I enjoy the way I look, but it's a joke.
~ Dolly Parton Quotes - Category: Body.

I feel blessed that I still have the little Dolly in my heart, I'm still the same girl that wants to squeeze every little drop out of life that I can.
~ Dolly Parton Quotes - Category: Luck.

I feel fortunate that I've had a lot of songs recorded by other people, because I take my songwriting very seriously. It's only those people that have followed me over the years and really know my work that know how serious I am about all of it - including the way I look. You can't take my high heels from me, you can't have my long fingernails, you can't take all this hair from me, because it's part of this thing that I've become. I wouldn't want to give any of it up. Do I have to be ugly to be a songwriter? This is the way I am, and it's what I choose to be.
~ Dolly Parton Quotes - Category: Luck, Music.

I figure if I keep my health, I have no intention of retiring. I love to work. I want to be like Bob Hope. I want to keep on going out and doing what I love to do. Of course, I'm no Bob Hope, but I mean that feeling that you never are old and have things to offer and can be useful to somebody. I always want to be useful, I have no intentions of retiring unless I should get sick or something should happen to my husband. Other than that I'm going to work until I fall over.
~ Dolly Parton Quotes - Category: Age, Health, Work.

I had to get rich so I could afford to sing like I was poor again.
~ Dolly Parton Quotes - Category: Money, Music, Poverty.

I have always been a firm believer in working hard for what is right and for making your own breaks if you want things to change.
~ Dolly Parton Quotes - Category: Belief, Change, Work.

I have little feet because nothing grows in the shade.
~ Dolly Parton Quotes - Category: Body, Breasts.

I have loved performing since I was big enough to wrestle my little brothers and sisters into sitting long enough for me to sing them my latest musical masterpiece. I just hope ya'll will come out and see this little girl from the hills of Tennessee walk out there on that big ole stage and make her dreams come true, don't make me wrestle you too 'cause I will if I have to!
~ Dolly Parton Quotes - Category: Dreams.

I hope to die right in the middle of a song and right on the stage doing what I love to do. I hope to be about 120 when that happens.
~ Dolly Parton Quotes - Category: Age, Death.

I learned early on that I could get a lot of attention by singing and writing little songs, so it was like throwing nuts to a monkey... I just couldn't get enough.
~ Dolly Parton Quotes - Category: Learning.

I like to buy clothes that are two sizes too small and then take them in a little.
~ Dolly Parton Quotes - Category: Clothes.

I never, ever get involved in politics. With politics you are not allowed to be honest. I don't have time to deal with that. I would rather work with kids.
~ Dolly Parton Quotes - Category: Chidren, Honesty, Politics.

I saw early on that I could make a business out of this - because I wanted money, I wanted to travel, I wanted clothes, I wanted to be loved, I wanted to be staying in fine hotels. It wasn't to get away from what I was because I knew that would always be me. I've never been ashamed of my people. I love my people and I love my home.
~ Dolly Parton Quotes - Category: Business, Love, Money.

I wake up with new dreams every day. So the more I can do to channel that into things that I love to create is healthier for me and probably for everybody around me. And the older I get, the earlier I get up. The second my feet hit the floor, I'm awake. I'm like hurry, hurry. I just love life. And I feel like we ain't got but a certain amount of time anyway. I want to make the most of all of it.
~ Dolly Parton Quotes - Category: Dreams.

I was blessed to have family members who encouraged me to pursue my dreams. Whether it is your parents, or your uncles or your aunts or even the neighbor down the road, it's important that kids have someone who encourages them to chase their rainbow.
~ Dolly Parton Quotes - Category: Dreams, Families, Luck, Parents.

I was the first woman to burn my bra - it took the fire department four days to put it out.
~ Dolly Parton Quotes - Category: Bras, Feminism, Underwear.

If I see something sagging, bagging and dragging, I'm going to nip it, tuck it and suck it.
~ Dolly Parton Quotes - Category: Age, Body.

If there's a heaven, I hope to hell I go!
~ Dolly Parton Quotes - Category: Heaven, Hell.

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