"I can't tell anybody else how to run their life or their business, but I really believe I've got a good bead on myself."
"Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect."Dolly Parton on Mark Twain
"The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax."Dolly Parton on Albert Einstein
"There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure."Dolly Parton on Colin Powell
"Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all."Dolly Parton on Dale Carnegie
"If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance."Dolly Parton on Abraham Lincoln
"I don't have anything to say about other people's art and their work."
"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."
"You know, I look like a woman but I think like a man. And in this world of business, that has helped me a lot. Because by the time they think that I don't know what's goin' on, I then got the money, and gone."
"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."
"I'm gonna be making records anyway, even if I had to sell 'em out of the trunk of my car. I'm that kind of musician and singer."