"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."
"Let him who would enjoy a good future waste none of his present."Dolly Parton on Roger Babson
"The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time."Dolly Parton on Abraham Lincoln
"Lost time is never found again."Dolly Parton on Benjamin Franklin
"Patience and time do more than strength or passion."Dolly Parton on Jean de La Fontaine
"The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of 60 minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is."Dolly Parton on C. S. Lewis
"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."