The Most Relatable and Inspiring Dolly Parton Quotes to Use as Your Next Instagram Caption

We don't know if there's a musician alive today who's more prolific, generous and iconic than the queen of country herself, Dolly Parton.

Over her illustrious career, Dolly has penned more than 5,000 songs. In fact, she famously wrote "I Will Always Love You" and "Jolene" on the same day. The fact that she's also been a successful actress and a human rights advocate making a huge impact only makes her more of a hero in our eyes. And did you know that her Imagination Library has given away more than 130 million books to young readers?

Basically, Dolly can do no wrong in our eyes. If you love her as much as we do, keep scrolling to discover our favorite Dolly quotes to use as your next Instagram caption.

For when you're broke, but you make up for it with your sparkling personality:

"You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on."

-Dolly Parton

 

For when you're embracing your glam side:

"Never leave a rhinestone unturned."

-Dolly Parton

 

For that shot of you singing in the rain:

"The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain."

-Dolly Parton

 

For when you start making a change in your life:

"If you don't like the road you're walking, start paving another one."

-Dolly Parton

 

For when you feel like you've created a special place for yourself in the world:

"Being a star just means that you just find your own special place, and that you shine where you are."

-Dolly Parton

 

For that very sassy selfie:

"I've used my femininity and my sexuality as a weapon and a tool… but that's just natural."

-Dolly Parton

 

For when you're a short girl but you'd never know it from your pics:

"I walk tall—I got a tall attitude."

-Dolly Parton

 

For defending country music to the death:

"If you talk bad about country music, it's like saying bad things about my momma. Them's fightin' words."

-Dolly Parton

 

For when you've figured out exactly who you were always supposed to be:

"Find out who you are. And do it on purpose."

-Dolly Parton

 

For turning a crappy day into a great one:

"When I wake up, I expect things to be good. If they're not, then I try to set about trying to make them as good as I can 'cause I know I'm gonna have to live that day anyway."

-Dolly Parton

 

For the pic of your friends who are always authentically themselves:

"I try to see the good in everybody, and I don't care who people are as long as they're themselves, whatever that is."

-Dolly Parton

 

For when you've messed up but you're only human:

"I feel that sin and evil are the negative part of you, and I think it's like a battery: you've got to have the negative and the positive in order to be a complete person."

-Dolly Parton

 

For showing off a great big plate of your favorite food:

"My weaknesses have always been food and men – in that order."

-Dolly Parton

 

For flaunting your newly dyed blonde 'do:

"I'm not offended by all the dumb blonde jokes because I know I'm not dumb… and I also know that I'm not blonde."

-Dolly Parton

 

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