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“The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain!”
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“If your actions create a legacy that inspires others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, then, you are an excellent leader.”
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“Find out who you are and do it on purpose.”
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“Its hard to be a diamond in a rhinestone world.”
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“I'm not going to limit myself just because people won't accept the fact that I can do something else.”
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“If you don’t like the road you’re walking, start paving another one.”
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“It's a good thing I was born a girl, otherwise I'd be a drag queen.”
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“Don't get so busy making a living that you forget to make a life.”
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“Storms make trees take deeper roots.”
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“I tried every diet in the book. I tried some that weren't in the book. I tried eating the book. It tasted better than most of the diets.”
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“It costs a lot of money to look this cheap”
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“I'm not offended by all the dumb blonde jokes because I know I'm not dumb - and I'm not blonde either.”
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“I always just thought if you see somebody without a smile, give'em yours!”
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“My weaknesses have always been food and men - in that order.”
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“People always ask me how long it takes to do my hair. I don’t know, I’m never there.”
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“I was the first woman to burn my bra - it took the fire department four days to put it out.”
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“We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.”
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“They think I’m simpleminded because I seem to be happy. Why shouldn’t I be happy? I have everything I ever wanted and more. Maybe I am simpleminded. Maybe that’s the key: simple.”
Dolly Parton, Dolly: My Life and Other Unfinished Business
“Smile -- it increases your face value.”
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“Cause I am strong and I can prove it
And I got my dreams to see me through
It's just a mountain, I can move it
And with faith enough there's nothing I can't do

And I can see the light of a clear blue morning
And I can see the light of brand new day
I can see the light of a clear blue morning
And everything's gonna be all right
It's gonna be okay

[lyrics from "Light of a Clear Blue Morning"]”
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“If you want the rainbow, you have to put up with the rain.”
Dolly Parton, I Am a Rainbow
“If I see something saggin', baggin', or draggin', I'm gone have it nipped, tucked, or sucked!”
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“If you talk bad about country music, it's like saying bad things about my momma. Them's fightin' words”
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“the magic is inside you. there ain't no crystal ball”
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“When someone shows you their true colors, believe them.”
Dolly Parton, Dolly: My Life and Other Unfinished Business
“You'll never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try.”
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“God is in everything I do and all my work glorifies Him.”
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“Sometimes my mouth is a little too big and a little too open and sounds too much like a sailor.”
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“If you see someone without a smile give them yours.”
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“Wouldn't it be something if we could have things we love in abudance without their losing that special attraction the want of them held for us.”
Dolly Parton, Dolly: My Life and Other Unfinished Business
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