25 Famous Dolly Parton Quotes

Famous Dolly Parton Quotes About Faith and God:

I’m not some crazy Holy Roller, though I grew up with that.

God is in everything I do and all my work glorifies Him

I’ve learned through the years to communicate with God as I perceive him. I pray for guidance, and I accept the things that come as an answer to prayers

I will shed the sins and struggles, I have carried all these years. And I’ll leave my heart wide open, I will love and have no fear.

If there’s a heaven, I hope to hell I go!

I was the ultimate nightmare for a fundamentalist Christian out to save souls. I was a kid with her own opinions.

Get down off the cross, honey. Somebody needs the wood

I have a place of worship in each of my homes. Even in my apartment, I have a little pray-do where I can kneel. I pray as I walk around, but it’s a way to remind you that it ain’t gonna hurt you to get on your knees and humble yourself before God.

On Growing up Poor

We grew our own food. Daddy would get up in the morning and work till he had to go to his job doing construction. Then he’d come home and still be workin’ on the farm till way after dark. We used to soak Daddy’s old feet. Mama had some kind of salve she’d made up for Daddy’s hands because they’d crack and bleed, and I remember rubbing Daddy’s hands with it

I had to get rich so I could afford to sing like I was poor again.

This was one sweet-starved group of young’uns that would have agreed to have some of their less favorite body parts amputated tomorrow for the promise of chocolate candy today. Personally, I never cared that much for my left foot anyway.

My daddy couldn’t afford to pay Dr. Thomas for delivering me, so he gave him a sack of cornmeal. I have often joked that I have been raking in the dough ever since.

If there’s one positive thing about being poor, it’s that it makes a person more creative. None of us kids ever had store-bought toys to play with when we were growing up.

Snow has a way of making even a humble shack look magical and inviting.

The worst thing about poverty is not the actual living of it, but the shame of it.

Back in the early days, what we had was each other.

You knew you were worse off than some, but there were no really rich people around us

Other Famous Dolly Parton Quotes

I truly believe that ‘Nine to Five’ is going to be one of those movies that will be forever classic.

I always love working with children. I never had children of my own. God has his purposes. God didn`t let me have children so everybody`s children could be mine. That`s kind of how I`m looking at it.

I’ve played a lot of stages over the years but there’s one I never get tired of that’s set for a great time day or night _ Tennessee.

If you talk bad about country music, it’s like saying bad things about my momma. Them’s fightin’ words

Love is something sent from Heaven to worry the hell out of you.

I hated school. Even to this day, when I see a school bus it’s just depressing to me. The poor little kids.

I’m just a singer/songwriter and entertainer and I miss people and the energy of the crowd. When I play live it`s a lovefest with me and my audience. It`s how I get my rocks off.

A degree is not an education, and the confusion on this point is perhaps the gravest weakness in American thinking about education  ~ education and school sayings

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