"I just kind of wake up with a new idea and new dreams every day, and I follow that dream, as they say."
"The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams."Dolly Parton on Eleanor Roosevelt
"All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them."Dolly Parton on Walt Disney
"All men dream, but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds, wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act on their dreams with open eyes, to make them possible."Dolly Parton on T. E. Lawrence
"Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world."Dolly Parton on Harriet Tubman
"Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today."Dolly Parton on James Dean
"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 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."
"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."