"I'm not happy all the time, and I wouldn't want to be because that would make me a shallow person. But I do try to find the good in everybody."
"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing."Dolly Parton on Edmund Burke
"It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come."Dolly Parton on Dalai Lama
"If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed."Dolly Parton on Albert Einstein
"Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart."Dolly Parton on Anne Frank
"When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion."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 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."