Quotes by Dolly Parton (Musician/American).

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When I started the Imagination Library in my hometown, I never dreamed that one day we would be helping Scottish kids.
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I am not gay, but if I were, I would be the first one running out of the closet.
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I think people take me as seriously as I want them to. They take me as seriously as I take myself - let's put it that way.
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I've never been a feminist.
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First thing I do in the morning, after I have my breakfast and do my spiritual work, is put on my makeup and fix my hair, and I can do my makeup in 15 minutes.
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My mother was always fascinated with the fact that I could rhyme so much stuff.
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I'll never graduate from collagen.
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I think that I know the value of a dollar.
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My best country record only sold 200,000 copies.
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No matter what, I always make it home for Christmas. I love to go to my Tennessee Mountain Home and invite all of my nieces and nephews and their spouses and kids and do what we all like to do - eat, laugh, trade presents and just enjoy each other... and sometimes I even dress up like Santa Claus!
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I don't make people bend over backwards, and I don't like that in people. I am definitely no diva.
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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.
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When you're 40, you can't ride the fence anymore. You gotta make definite decisions about your life.
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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.
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'9 to 5,' that little song, that little story, just won't ever end. Just like 'I Will Always Love You,' it just keeps comin' back, popping up its head in one way or another.
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Being brought up very religious, I have a fear of people that look to idol gods.
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I am confident that partnering my Dollywood Company with a great company like Gaylord will create something truly special.
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I ain't never far away from a pencil and paper or a tape recorder.
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Of course, 'I Will Always Love You' is the biggest song so far in my career. I'm famous for several, but that one has been recorded by more people and made me more money, I think, than all of them. But that song did come from a true and deep place in my heart.
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I'm very secure about my talents and about who I am.
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Nobody can ever make enough money for as many poor relatives as I've got. Somebody's got a sick kid, or somebody needs an operation, somebody ain't got this, somebody ain't got that. Or to give the kids all a car when they graduate.
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My husband says I look like a Q-tip.
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I grew up around lots of men - my father, my brothers, my uncles - so I wasn't intimidated by them.
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If I'd married someone in show business, there'd be too much competition.
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I think I've got my business notions and my sense for that sort of thing from my dad. My dad never had a chance to go to school. He couldn't read and write. But he was so smart. He was just one of those people that could just make the most of anything and everything that he had to work with.
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