Dolly Parton

Trivia and Quotes

Quotes (23)

  • Dolly: (after postponing her North American tour due to a sore back) Hey, you try wagging these puppies around a while and see if you don't have back problems.

  • Dolly: (after accepting a lifetime membership into the Girl Scouts of Tanasi Council on June 15, 2007) While I was never a Girl Scout myself when I was a kid, I always wanted to be. This great honor lets me live out a dream and to be part of an organization that stands for many of the same values I do and Dollywood does.

  • Dolly: If you want to see the rainbow you gotta put up with the rain.

  • Dolly: My husband said 'show me your boobs' and I had to pull up my skirt... so it was time to get them done!

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

  • Dolly: I look just like the girls next door... if you happen to live next door to an amusement park.

  • Dolly: Yeah I flirt, I'm not blind and I'm not dead!

  • Dolly: I was the first woman to burn my bra - it took the fire department four days to put it out.

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Trivia (66)

  • During a visit to New York City in 1968, Dolly and a friend of hers were mistaken for prostitutes by a would-be john who was quite aggressive in his intentions. The experience had kept her from returning to the Big Apple for many years.

  • Even though she is an amazing songwriter Dolly never learned how to read music.

  • As of 2009 Dolly's estimated worth was in the range of 300 - 500 million dollars. Falling in line behind Madonna and Oprah.

  • Dolly has two tattoos, a small angel on her left upper arm and a butterfly on her chest.

  • Dolly has stated that to this day she remains afraid of the dark and sleeps with a night light.

  • Dolly has received two Academy Award nominations for the song 9 to 5 from the film of the same name and for Travelin' Through from the film Transamerica.

  • Dolly was named No. 1 Female Country Artist of all time by Billboard for albums chart and singles chart performance.

  • Dolly has sold more than 100 million records to date.

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