If you're a fan of country or bluegrass music then the odds are that we don't have to tell you to prepare yourself to be dazzled yet again by the queen of sassy Southern women everywhere.
But perhaps you're not such a huge fan of the whole country scene and have gotten this far in life without falling in love with Dolly Parton? If so then consider yourself forewarned that all that's probably about to change!
When it comes to strong, independent women who aren't afraid to love and even laugh at themselves, Dolly is about as badass as they come.
Having always shamelessly revealed that she modeled her own look after the town tramp in the tiny Ozark town she grew up in, Dolly Parton has never been anything but exactly what she wanted.
And if someone didn't like it? Well, by the end of this list of Dolly quotes you should have a pretty good idea of where she'd tell them where to stick it.
"Don't get so busy making a living that you forget to make a life."
"I never tried quitting and I never quit trying."
"Sometimes great hair is the best revenge."
"The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain."
"It's hard to be a diamond in a rhinestone world."
"You have to work hard at being happy, just like you have to work hard at being miserable. I wake up every day expecting all to be good and right. And if it's not, I set my mind to making it so by the end of the day."
"Storms make trees take deeper roots."
"It costs a lot of money to look this cheap."
"I'm not offended by the dumb blonde jokes because I know I'm not dumb. I also know I'm not blonde."
"If you don't like the road you're walking, start paving another one."
"Get down off the cross honey, somebody needs the wood."
"Always be true to yourself, what you believe, and where you come from... you'll need those roots sooner or later."
"Find out who you are and do it on purpose."
"When I'm feeling a little low, I put on my favorite high heels to stand a little taller."
"It's a good thing I was born a girl, otherwise I'd be a drag queen."
"Love is something sent from Heaven to worry the hell out of you."
"I've had heartaches, headaches, toothaches, earaches, and I've had a few pains in the ass; but I've survived to tell about it."
"You'll never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try."
"I'm not happy all the time and I wouldn't want to be because that would make me a shallow person. But I do try to find the good in everybody."
"Me jumpin' up and down? I'd blacken both my eyes!"
"I'm not going to limit myself just because people won't accept the fact that I can do something else."
"People always ask me how long it takes me to do my hair. I don't know, I'm never there!"
Share these Dolly quotes with the strong, independent women in your own life! And never forget ladies- the higher the hair, the closer to God.