quote by Robert Plant

Dolly Parton's done 'Stairway to Heaven.' Anything's possible.

— Robert Plant

Most Powerful Dolly Parton quotations

I get along with all the women singers, but especially Dolly Parton.

We talk the same hillbilly language.

Dolly is a legend. Jessica is so beautiful. I take it as a big compliment when people put me beside them. About being compared to Dolly Parton & Jessica Simpson on the Idol red carpet.

I had a nightmare last night. I dreamed Dolly Parton was my mother and I was a bottle baby.

Jimmy Carter as President is like Truman Capote marrying Dolly Parton.

The job is just too big for him.

When I first got to Nashville, somebody said that [Kris Kristofferson and I] were the only two people who could describe Dolly Parton without using their hands.

A plot without action is like pasta without garlic, like Dolly Parton without cleavage, and like a writer without his similes.

I was born on the same day as Edgar Allan Poe and Dolly Parton: January 19.

I am absolutely certain that this affects my writing in some way.

You might be a redneck if you're moved to tears every time you hear Dolly Parton singing I Will Always Love You.

With me, it's so eclectic and all over the map that no one knows what to expect, ... It may not be a great career move, but all these things - singing with the Funk Brothers and the Dead, singing a Dolly Parton song - is great. I'm welcome to all these different worlds, and that's been wonderful.

As far as my creative urge is concerned, I do sit down and write my own music.

..I'll tell you a writer who I think is a genius: Ray Stevens. He comes up with some of the most fantastic novelty ideas. Dolly Parton also writes well. I like a lot of songs, a lot of writers.

I know some of the best Dolly Parton jokes. I made 'em up myself.

I was happy to find out that when on tour, Dolly Parton doesn't use hotels but stays on her bus every night, to the point of having her buses shipped from Austria to Australia so she can tour the way she sees fit. I used one of her buses once - an honor.

Trying to conceal the fact that I was a gay, effeminate, hyperactive, adopted child with a serious lisp in southern Louisiana would have been like trying to hide Dolly Parton in a string bikini!

Well I always wanted to be Dolly Parton when I was a little girl. I was obsessed with her.

There's so much about Dolly Parton that every female artist should look to, whether it's reading her quotes or reading her interviews or going to one of her live shows. She's been such an amazing example to every female songwriter out there.

Dolly Parton... I love being around that woman! I worked really hard to keep up with her.

I love country, folk, and strong female voices, like Alison Krauss, Dolly Parton, PJ Harvey, and Kate Bush.

I think if I could ever write with someone, I'd love to write a song with Loretta Lynn or Dolly Parton.

If I ever met Dolly Parton for sure, I would just not be able to say anything. I love her.

Dolly Parton, who said to her doctor, Are you sure it's a chest cold? Never got a dinner!

Lee Iacocca, who said to Dolly Parton, Why do you need an airbag? Never got a dinner!

Donald Trump's hairpiece has reportedly narrowed its list of running partners down to Don King, Kramer, William Shatner, Dolly Parton and Phil Spector, and has no worries about being upstaged.

I remember people would talk about Country Music like it was this sexist, lame thing. Well, no, because Dolly Parton is writing songs and playing her guitar and producing. She's doing it all and she's got hits on the radio.

The bright bite in Mary Lee Kortes' voice [has] the high-mountain sunshine of Dolly Parton, with a sweet-iron undercoat of Chrissie Hynde.

When I was really little, I listened to Dolly Parton, Loretta Lynn, Barbara Mandrel, Crystal Gayle, Kenny Rogers, Willie Nelson, and Patsy Cline.

Some players would complain if they had to play on Dolly Parton's bedspread.

I'm into everything. My iPod is very eclectic - if you kept it on shuffle, you'd be amazed. For example, I was forced to grow up on Dolly Parton. My mum was obsessed by her. She bought all this memorabilia for the front room. It's ridiculous.

Sure, we did need the oil in America. How else could Dolly Parton get into some of her dresses?

My parents listened to music in our house all the time when we were growing up.

It was everything from Dolly Parton to Paul Simon... We packed in everything.

I’ve even written a role for Dolly Parton to play the town mayor!

Life is just a series of peaks and troughs.

And you don't know whether you're in a trough until you're climbing out, or on a peak until you're coming down. And that's it you know, you never know what's round the corner. But it's all good. "If you want the rainbow, you've gotta put up with the rain." Do you know which "philosopher" said that? Dolly Parton. And people say she's just a big pair of tits.

You sounded like Dolly parton on helium.

" (After kristy lee cook of season 7 on american idol,sang her country rendition of the Beatles'"Eight Days A Week.)