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I was the first woman to burn my bra -
by Dolly Parton

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

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow,
you gotta put up with the rain.
- Dolly Parton PHOTO

My weaknesses have always been food and men -
in that order.
- Dolly Parton

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

 

I modelled my looks on the town tramp.
- Dolly Parton

You'll never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try.
- Dolly Parton

Plastic surgeons are always making mountains out of molehills.
- Dolly Parton

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

I wanted to be the first woman to burn her bra,
but it would have taken the fire department four days to put it out.
- Dolly Parton

You'd be surprised how much it costs to look this cheap!
- Dolly Parton

I still close my eyes and go home - I can always draw from that.
- Dolly Parton

Storms make trees take deeper roots.
- Dolly Parton

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

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

I'm old enough and cranky enough now that if someone
tried to tell me what to do,
I'd tell them where to put it.
- Dolly Parton

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

When I'm inspired, I get excited because I can't wait
to see what I'll come up with next.
- Dolly Parton

I'm not going to limit myself just because people won't
accept the fact that I can do something else.
- Dolly Parton

It's a good thing I was born a girl,
otherwise I'd be a drag queen.
- Dolly Parton

People make jokes about my bosoms, why don't they look
underneath the breasts at the heart? It's obvious I've
got big ones and if people want to assume they're not mine,
then let them.
- Dolly Parton

Faith is taking the first step,
even when you don't see the whole staircase.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Always be a first-rate version of yourself,
instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.
- Judy Garland

All things at first appear difficult.
- Chinese proverb

When we step on the battlefield, I will be
The First Boots On and the Last Boots Off.
- LtG. Hal Moore

To climb steep hills requires a slow pace at first.
- William Shakespeare

Our "Rainbows and Butterflies" are the small miracles of our life -
the little things that are so easy to overlook,
yet so awe inspiring when we take a moment
to notice and to pay attention.
Give thanks for the rainbows, for the butterflies,
for all God's creatures - large and small,
for the bright blue sky and the soft fog and the gentle rain,
for the tree veiled in the season's first frost,
for the baby's laugh,
for the touch of a hand and the whispered "I love you."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Today is the first day of the rest of your life.
- Anonymous

Do first things first, and second things not at all.
- Peter F. Drucker

Seek first to understand,
then to be understood.
- Stephen Covey

In order to succeed, you must first be willing to fail.
- Anonymous

Tolerance is the first principle of community;
it is the spirit which conserves
the best that all men think.
- Helen Keller

Give thanks for the rainbows, for the butterflies,
for all God's creatures - large and small,
for the bright blue sky and the soft fog and the gentle rain,
for the tree veiled in the season's first frost,
for the baby's laugh, for the touch of a hand
and the whispered "I love you."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The first question which the priest and the Levite asked was:
"If I stop to help this man, what will happen to me?"
But... the good Samaritan reversed the question:
"If I do not stop to help this man, what will happen to him?"
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Be gentle first with yourself.
- Lama Yeshe

First learn the meaning of what you say, and then speak.
- Epictetus

Know, first, who you are, and then adorn yourself accordingly.
- Epictetus

There are two things to aim at in life:
first, to get what you want,
and after that to to enjoy it.
- Logan Pearsall Smith

Non-violence is the first article of my faith.
It is also the last article of my creed.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

During the first period of a man's life
the greatest danger is not to take the risk.
- Soren Kierkegaard

First say to yourself what you would be;
then do what you have to do.
- Epictetus

If you would take, you must first give,
this is the beginning of intelligence.
- Lao Tzu

The first step towards the solution
of any problem is optimism.
- John Baines

Take a deep breath and do the difficult thing first.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Let every day be the first day
of the rest of your life,
but especially let today be a new beginning.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Give me six hours to chop down a tree
and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.
- Abraham Lincoln

The first principle is that you must not fool yourself -
and you are the easiest person to fool.
- Richard Feynman

The first step in the evolution of ethics
is a sense of solidarity with other human beings.
- Albert Schweitzer

If we could first know where we are,
and whither we are tending,
we could then better judge what to do,
and how to do it.
- Abraham Lincoln

Let him that would move the world first move himself.
- Socrates

The indispensable first step to getting
the things you want out of life is this:
Decide what you want.
- Ben Stein

All truth passes through three stages:
First, it is ridiculed;
Second, it is violently opposed;
Third, it is accepted as self-evident.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

A little simplification would be
the first step toward rational living.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

The secret of getting ahead is getting started.
The secret of getting started is
breaking your complex overwhelming tasks
into small manageable tasks,
and starting on the first one.
- Mark Twain

Look at everything as though you were seeing it
either for the first or last time.
Then your time on earth will be filled with glory.
- Betty Smith

Put on your own oxygen mask first.
- Airline companies

Recognizing my blindness is the first step
toward regaining my sight.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.
- Samuel Johnson

The first sigh of love is the last breath of wisdom.
- Anonymous

Today is the first and last day of forever.
- Edward, from Twilight saga by Stephenie Meyer

Every really new idea looks crazy at first.
- Alfred North Whitehead

Be gentle first with yourself -
if you wish to be gentle with others.
- Lama Yeshe

Self-trust is the first secret of success.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

You grow up the day you have
your first real laugh - at yourself.
- Ethel Barrymore

Habits are cobwebs at first, cables at last.
- Chinese proverb

Know first that you have absolutely no power to change the world,
and then address all your energies and intent toward improving it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We first make our habits, then our habits make us.
- John Dryden

If at first you don't succeed, try try again.
- Proverb

Nothing happens unless first a dream.
- Carl Sandburg

We shall not cease from exploration
And the end of all of our exploring
Will be to arrive where we started
And know the place for the first time
- T. S. Eliot

Don't go around saying the world owes you a living;
the world owes you nothing; it was here first.
- Mark Twain

Do not say, "It is morning,"
and dismiss it with a name of yesterday.
See it for the first time
as a newborn child that has no name.
- Rabindranath Tagore


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