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Storms make trees take deeper roots. ...
by Dolly Parton

Storms make trees take deeper roots.
- 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 look just like the girls next door...
if you happen to live next door to an amusement park.
- Dolly Parton

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

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

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

Plastic surgeons are always making mountains out of molehills.
- 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 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

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

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

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

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

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

I am not afraid of storms
for I am learning how to sail my ship.
- Louisa May Alcott

Gather strength from life's storms.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Today is my day to honor my being,
release each and every struggle,
gather strength from life's storms,
relax into the arms of spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Honor your being,
Release each and every struggle,
Gather strength from life's storms,
Relax into the arms of spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Skillful pilots gain their reputation
from storms and tempest.
- Epicurus

Know that you can gather strength from life's storms.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The greater the difficulty the more glory in surmounting it.
Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests.
- Epictetus

Our mettle is tested by storms,
not by calm.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Ride the storm. Cheer wildly.
Gather strength from life's storms.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Today is your day to honor your being,
release each and every struggle,
gather strength from life's storms,
relax into the arms of spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I hold my course with focused attention
and relentless commitment,
as I weather the storms of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I Act with Bold Courage -
Taking inspiration from the powerful vision of my future,
I boldly set sail with courage and intent.
I hold my course with focused attention and relentless commitment,
as I weather the storms of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The River of Life flows without emotion.
The River surges. The River quiets.
The River overflows its banks. The River dries to a trickle.
The River swirls and storms. The River becomes calm.
The River runs clear. The River runs dark with silt.
The River is indifferent to what benefit
or what harm is caused by its water.
The River is the River, and that is all there is to it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sorrows gather around great souls as storms do around mountains;
but,
like them, they break the storm and purify the air
of the plain beneath them.
- Jean Paul

Living is strife and torment, disappointment and love and sacrifice,
golden sunsets and black storms.
I said that some time ago, and today I do not think I would add one word.
- Laurence Olivier

You don't need to pray to God any more when there are storms in the sky,
but you do have to be insured.
- Bertolt Brecht

If left unchecked, global change will create violent conflict,
torrential storms, shrinking coastlines,
and irreversible catastrophe.
- Valerie Jarrett

Vows made in storms are forgotten in calm.
- Thomas Fuller

Good luck has its storms.
- George Lucas

Loquacity storms the ear, but modesty takes the heart.
- Robert South

America needs to get over it.
We can't control everything.
We can't control the storms.
- Russel Honore

Luxury!
more perilous to youth than storms or quicksand,
poverty or chains.
- Hannah More

Be thou the rainbow in the storms of life.
The evening beam that smiles the clouds away,
and tints tomorrow with prophetic ray.
- Lord Byron

Storms make the oak grow deeper roots.
- George Herbert

There is a great deal of unmapped country within us
which would have to be taken into account in an explanation of our gusts and storms.
- George Eliot

For the man sound of body and serene of mind there
is no such thing as bad weather;
every day has its beauty,
and storms which whip the blood do but make it pulse more vigorously.
- George Gissing

Glorious bouquets and storms of applause are the trimmings
which every artist naturally enjoys.
- Golda Meir

The flesh endures the storms of the present alone;
the mind,
those of the past and future as well as the present.
Gluttony is a lust of the mind.
- Thomas Hobbes

The ship of democracy, which has weathered all storms,
may sink through the mutiny of those on board.
- Grover Cleveland

Some things are only capable of being done in space.
Examples of that are looking at our Earth from that far away,
and understanding the entire processes of storms and weather patterns,
and oceans, and coastlines.
- Laurel Clark

One thing about these storms, we know how disruptive
things can be when we depend on the system to keep working.
What would happen if the terrorists do it? Knock down the power,
destroy bridges, cut the water supply?
- Geraldo Rivera

I grew up in Texas, but that was 20 years ago.
Last year, in Fort Worth, they had hail the size of softballs.
We're seeing more and more powerful storms,
of all types, almost on a biblical level.
- Bill Paxton

God looked down on this country because this country
was founded on the rock and that rock was our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
And when the storms came and the rains came,
the rock, it did not move.
But over the last 15 or 20 years, something began to erode.
- Bob Riley

O, once in each man's life, at least,
Good luck knocks at his door; And wit to seize the
flitting guest Need never hunger more.
But while the loitering idler waits Good luck beside his fire,
The bold heart storms at fortune's gates,
And conquers its desire.
- Lewis J. Bates

Only through the conscious action of the working masses
in city and country can it be brought to life,
only through the people's highest intellectual maturity
and inexhaustible idealism can it be brought safely
through all storms and find its way to port.
- Rosa Luxemburg

What do you want to be a sailor for? There are greater
storms in politics than you will ever find at sea.
Piracy, broadsides, blood on the decks.
You will find them all in politics.
- David Lloyd George

Remember the sufferings of Christ, the storms that were weathered...
the crown that came from those sufferings which gave
new radiance to the faith...
All saints give testimony to the truth that without real effort,
no one ever wins the crown.
- Thomas Becket

I think it was lucky that during most of the work on
the Odyssey I lived on Homer's sea in houses that were,
in one case, shaken by the impact of the Mediterranean
winter storms on the rocks below.
- Robert Fitzgerald

We must always remember with gratitude and admiration
the first sailors who steered their vessels through storms and mists,
and increased our knowledge of the lands of ice in the South.
- Roald Amundsen

Nothing is more beautiful than the love that has weathered the storms of life.
The love of the young for the young,
that is the beginning of life.
But the love of the old for the old,
that is the beginning of things longer.
- Jerome K. Jerome

This is the moment when we must come together to save this planet.
Let us resolve that we will not leave our children
a world where the oceans rise and famine spreads and
terrible storms devastate our lands.
- Barack Obama

I usually get myself into situations that cause sparks.
I mean I'm a girl that likes the storms.
I love feeling alive, I love walking out in the cold
in my bare feet and feeling the ice on my toes.
- Tori Amos

You don't have the power to make life "fair,"
but you do have the power to make life joyful.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What we think, we become.
All that we are arises with our thoughts.
With our thoughts, we make the world.
- The Buddha

The greatest mistake you can make in life
is to be continually fearing you will make one.
- Elbert Hubbard

Love one another but make not a bond of love.
Let it rather be a moving sea
between the shores of your souls.
- Khalil Gibran

Curiosity takes courage.
The most important promises are the ones you make to yourself.
Pay Attention.
Appreciate. Listen. Imagine.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

If (s)he's an apple and you're an orange,
celebrate your differences -
make a great fruit salad.
Love isn't about being the same -
it's about being sweet with each other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you want to make peace with your enemy,
you have to work with your enemy.
Then he becomes your partner.
- Nelson Mandela

Circumstance does not make the man: it reveals him to himself.
- James Allen

Am I not destroying my enemies
when I make friends of them?
- Abraham Lincoln


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