Dolly Parton

An internationally renowned superstar, the iconic and irrepressible Parton has contributed countless treasures to the world of music entertainment, penning classic songs such as "Jolene," "Coat of Many Colors," and her mega-hit "I Will Always Love You." With 1977's crossover hit "Here You Come Again," she successfully erased the line between country and pop music without noticeably altering either her music or her image. "I'm not leaving country," she said at the time, "I'm just taking it with me."

Making her film debut in the 1980 hit comedy 9 to 5, Dolly earned rave reviews for her performance and an Oscar nomination for writing the title tune, along with her second and third Grammy Awards. Roles in Steel Magnolias, Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Rhinestone, and Straight Talk followed, along with two network television series, made for television movies, network and HBO specials, and guest-starring roles in series television. In 2006, Dolly earned her second Oscar nomination for "Travelin' Thru," which she wrote for the film Transamerica. (

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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. by @DollyParton (-15)

Find out who you are and do it on purpose. by @DollyParton (60)

If you don't like the road you're walking, start paving another one. by @DollyParton (34)

I'm not going to limit myself just because people won't accept the fact that I can do something else. by @DollyParton (1)

Don't get so busy making a living that you forget to make a life. by @DollyParton (37)

Storms make trees take deeper roots. by @DollyParton (66)

I always just thought if you see somebody without a smile, give'em yours! by @DollyParton (29)

We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails. by @DollyParton (47)

Smile -- it increases your face value. by @DollyParton (64)

If you want the rainbow, you have to put up with the rain. by @DollyParton (44)

God is in everything I do and all my work glorifies Him. by @DollyParton (46)

When someone shows you their true colors, believe them. by @DollyParton (47)

If you see someone without a smile give them yours. by @DollyParton (51)

You'll never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try. by @DollyParton (40)