"The only way I'd be caught without makeup is if my radio fell in the bathtub while I was taking a bath and electrocuted me and I was in between makeup at home. I hope my husband would slap a little lipstick on me before he took me to the morgue."
"Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country."Dolly Parton on Margaret Thatcher
"A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body."Dolly Parton on Benjamin Franklin
"Where we love is home - home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts."Dolly Parton on Oliver Wendell Holmes
"Human beings are the only creatures on earth that allow their children to come back home."Dolly Parton on Bill Cosby
"Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in."Dolly Parton on Robert Frost
"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."