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    I've... been accused of being involved with every man I'm ever seen with or worked with. Maybe I have, maybe I ain't. I never tell if I have.
    — Dolly Parton
    tags: men 
     
    My lips, I've used collagen. I line my lips with collagen.
    — Dolly Parton
    Tell me I have to be somewhere, and I'll be there 20 minutes early and stay there longer than anybody else. You hold up a lot of people if you're not on time.
    — Dolly Parton
    tags: time  people 
     
    Time marches on and sooner or later you realize it is marching across your face.
    — Dolly Parton
    tags: time 
     
    I just don't have time to get old!
    — Dolly Parton
    tags: time 
     
    When I'm feeling a little low, I put on my favorite high heels to stand a little taller.
    — Dolly Parton
    A lot of people have said I'd have probably done better in my career if I hadn't looked so cheap and gaudy. But I dress to be comfortable for me, and you shouldn't be blamed because you want to look pretty.
    — Dolly Parton
    tags: people  career 
     
    I always just thought if you see somebody without a smile, give'em yours!
    — Dolly Parton
    tags: thoughts  smile 
     
    I'm not offended by all the dumb blonde jokes because I know I'm not dumb... and I also know that I'm not blonde.
    — Dolly Parton
    I don't know what the big deal is about old age. Old people who shine from the inside look 10 to 20 years younger.
    — Dolly Parton
    tags: people  age  year 
     
    I've struggled enough in my life to be appreciated and understood. I've had to go against all kinds of people through the years just to be myself. I think everybody should be allowed to be who they are, and to love who they love. I don't think we should be judgmental. Lord, I've got enough problems of my own to pass judgment on somebody else.
    — Dolly Parton
    tags: people  problem  year 
     
    It's not easy being young. It's hard to know what to do.
    — Dolly Parton
    tags: young 
     
    When I meet someone, I look at their eyes and their smile and seek out the good first - it's easy to find when you're looking for it. You let a person shine with their own light and try to connect it to yours. As soon as I say hello, I go right to that light and I don't care who you are! I know we're all pieces of the same thing - I go for that common light because I know it's in all of us.
    — Dolly Parton
    tags: people  smile  right  eyes  care 
     
    To me it's a two-way street. They're good to me, and I'm good to them. It's a natural thing for me to love people, and I think people sense it. ... I am secure with the kind of person I am. I don't feel like I'm better than anyone, but I'm just as good as anyone.
    — Dolly Parton
    tags: people 
     
    I have a strict policy that nobody cries alone in my presence.
    — Dolly Parton
    tags: alone 
     
    If you're feeling low, don't despair. The sun has a sinking spell every night, but it comes back up every morning.
    — Dolly Parton
    tags: despair  night 
     
    You're not going to see your dreams come true if you don't put wings, legs, arms, hands, and feet on 'em.
    — Dolly Parton
    tags: true  dreams  wings 
     
    A positive attitude and a sense of humor go together like biscuits and gravy.
    — Dolly Parton
    tags: humor  attitude  positive 
     
    I had nothing growing up, but I always wanted to be 'sexy,' even before I knew what the word was.
    — Dolly Parton
    tags: sexy 
     
    I think god gave us talent because he screwed up our hair
    — Dolly Parton
    tags: talent  god 
     
    I have had some cosmetic surgery, especially after I lost weight and stuff, and I've had my breasts lifted - but not injected. That would scare me to death, anyway.
    — Dolly Parton
    tags: death  lost 
     
    I enjoy the way I look, but it's a joke.
    — Dolly Parton
    I'm one of those people that if its something to eat I'm going to eat the whole thing, If I'm going to be in love I'm going to love you all the way and if my heart's broken, it's just shattered all to pieces.
    — Dolly Parton
    tags: people  heart  broken 
     
    [On why she doesn't exercise:] If I tried to jog with these boobs, I'd end up with two black eyes.
    — Dolly Parton
    tags: eyes  black 
     
    No matter how beautiful a woman might be, you're always threatened by certain... You're always threatened by
    — Dolly Parton
    tags: women  beautiful 
     
    Sometimes, you see folks who have a negative view of dreamers - people who sit around all day on their hindquarters and do absolutely nothing. These folks aren't dreamers - they are just lazy. To me, dreaming is just part of being alive, inspired, and curious about the world.
    — Dolly Parton
    tags: people  world  lazy  dreaming 
     
    I was born with a happy heart, and I try to keep a good attitude. It's not true that I'm happy all the time because nobody is, and we all go through our things.
    — Dolly Parton
    tags: time  heart  attitude  true 
     
    I do believe that any successful business starts from the top and works its way down.
    — Dolly Parton
    I do have a lot of gays in my family now, but some will never come out.
    — Dolly Parton
    tags: gay 
     
    Some of my dreams are so big they would scare you.
    — Dolly Parton
    tags: dreams 
     
    I've never let a rhinestone go unturned
    — Dolly Parton
    I just kind of wake up with a new idea and new dreams every day, and I follow that dream, as they say.
    — Dolly Parton
    tags: dreams  ideas 
     
    I'm no natural beauty. If I'm gonna have any looks at all, I'm gonna have to create them.
    — Dolly Parton
    tags: beauty 
     
    I've never had a divorce, but I've seen so many of my friends, my sister, my family go through that stuff, so I try to write for the people that can't write about it. I take on their sorrow, so I'm able to kind of express it, or their joy.
    — Dolly Parton
    tags: people  joy  friends  sorrow  write  divorce 
     
    You can do anything you want to do as long as you keep a good attitude and keep working at it. But the second you give up, you're screwed.
    — Dolly Parton
    tags: attitude 
     
    It's almost like being trapped in some other form. The real me is so different from the way I look on the outside.
    — Dolly Parton
    tags: real 
     
    I wake up with new dreams every day. So the more I can do to channel that into things that I love to create is healthier for me and probably for everybody around me. And the older I get, the earlier I get up. The second my feet hit the floor, I'm awake. I'm like hurry, hurry. I just love life. And I feel like we ain't got but a certain amount of time anyway. I want to make the most of all of it.
    — Dolly Parton
    tags: time  awake  dreams 
     
    My nails are my rhythm section when I'm writing a song all alone. Some day, I may cut an album, just me and my nails.
    — Dolly Parton
    tags: alone  song  writing 
     
    I'm very short, so I just have to watch my weight because I have a big appetite.
    — Dolly Parton
    Sometimes if you jump into something too quickly, you can screw up something that might have been good two years down the road.
    — Dolly Parton
    tags: year 
     
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