16 Quotes by Dolly on Faith and Family
I've always kinda been a little outcast myself, a little oddball, doin' my thing, my own way. And it's been hard for me too, to be accepted, certainly in the early years of my life.
Acting on Faith
I don't think you ever really know what all you're doing, so you have to act on faith.
Being a Light
I always ask God to work through me and let me be a light of some kind and help in this world, so I always pray for that, and I always want to do good.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
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.
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.
I see so much of my family in the things that I do. And I love and embrace that.
People just overshoot trying to find God. They're going outside and trying everything. They don't realize that it's right inside themselves.
God has his plans and his reasons. Sometimes we are supposed to go through things so that we learn lessons.
I've never been pregnant so I just feel God didn't mean for me to have kids so that everybody else's children could be mine.
Living a Good Day
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?
I like to think of myself as a Girl of Many Colors, not just a coat, because I have all kinds of moods and I experience them all. I think that’s what makes a human being.
There's a scripture that says, 'A merry heart doeth good like medicine.' I think that's true, too.
Every day I pray about all I do.
People are looking for something a little more stable; people are feeling like they need to get closer to God.
When I'm home, I spend Sunday with my husband. If we're not cooking, we travel around in our camper, stop at fast-food restaurants, and picnic. We love that stuff that will harden your arteries in a hurry.