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The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
If you don't like the road you're walking, start paving another one.
I wanted to write a book that talked about the emotions of children, which is the rainbow. We all have moods. We talk about being blue when we're sad, and being yellow when we're cowards, and when we're mad, we're red.
It's a good thing I was born a girl, otherwise I'd be a drag queen.
You'll never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try.
I thank God for my failures. Maybe not at the time but after some reflection. I never feel like a failure just because something I tried has failed.
We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.
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.
Find out who you are. And do it on purpose.
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. So why not try to make the most of it if you can? Some days, they pan out a little better than others, but you still gotta always just try.
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No matter what, I always make it home for Christmas. I love to go to my Tennessee Mountain Home and invite all of my nieces and nephews and their spouses and kids and do what we all like to do - eat, laugh, trade presents and just enjoy each other... and sometimes I even dress up like Santa Claus!
I was born with a happy heart, and I try to keep a good attitude. It's not true that I'm happy all the time because nobody is, and we all go through our things.
I have surrounded myself with very smart people.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
There's nothing like white trash at the White House.
Being a star just means that you just find your own special place, and that you shine where you are. To me, that's what being a star means.
If I see something sagging, bagging or dragging I'll get it nipped, tucked or sucked.
I'm not going to limit myself just because people won't accept the fact that I can do something else.
I don't like to give advice. I like to give people information because everyone's life is different, and everyone's journey is different.
I was the first woman to burn my bra - it took the fire department four days to put it out.
Adjusting to the passage of time, I think, is a key to success and to life: just being able to roll with the punches.
It's not easy being young. It's hard to know what to do.
Energy begets energy.
I think I've got my business notions and my sense for that sort of thing from my dad. My dad never had a chance to go to school. He couldn't read and write. But he was so smart. He was just one of those people that could just make the most of anything and everything that he had to work with.
I still have my first paycheck. It was just, I think, a dollar or two that I got when I started as a songwriter with BMI, and I had some songs there that I had through the company, and in the mail I got this big old check for, like, a dollar and a half or something. Somebody had recorded one of my songs.
Every single diet I ever fell off of was because of potatoes and gravy of some sort.
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