"I haven't had to have [anything] done in years, and my girls are going pretty good," Dolly Parton told ABC's "Nightline" this week about her famously top-heavy frame.
And while Parton notoriously insured her breasts for $600,000 -- making the size 40DD pair valued at $300,000 each -- Backwoods Barbie's biggest asset has always been her refreshing brand of comedy and charm mixed in with one of country music's sweetest voices. Launch the slideshow below to see some of Parton's best lines about her "girls" over the years.
"It's like I always say: I may look fake, but I'm real where it counts. Ha ha ha!" (via <a href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2011/aug/21/dolly-parton-country-music">The Guardian</a>)
"If something is bagging, sagging or dragging, I'll tuck it, suck it or pluck it." (via <a href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2011/aug/21/dolly-parton-country-music">The Guardian)</a>
"I'm in showbiz. I look at my boobs like they're show horses or show dogs. You've got to keep them groomed." (Sunday Magazine, <a href="http://www.nowmagazine.co.uk/celebrity-news/235768/celebrity-gossip-dolly-parton-i-got-style-inspiration-from-a-prostitute">via Now Magazine</a>)
"My breasts have served me well. I don't know if I'm supporting them or they're supporting me. But of course I've had them jacked up a bit. And they're part of the persona. It always takes a bit of pressure off me." (via <a href="http://edition.cnn.com/2009/SHOWBIZ/Music/11/04/dolly.jessica.breasts/"> CNN</a>)
"Hey, you try wagging these puppies around a while and see if you don't have back problems," the singer said in a statement after postponing her tour in 2008. (via <a href="http://www.reuters.com/article/2008/02/11/us-parton-idUSN1165292920080211">Reuters</a>)
"I don't hip and I don't hop, I'd black both eyes with this big top," Parton randomly rapped in 2011. (via <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iAsczDpigjw">TMZ</a>)
"I've always had biggins, but I've had a little help lately. My husband said, 'Let me see your boobs,' and I had to pull my skirt up and thought, 'Better get 'em.'" (via <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LzNDFflbHsw">BBC</a>)
“They do seem like public property in a way." (Ladies Home Journal, via <a href="http://allwomenstalk.com/dolly-parton-has-named-her-cans-shock-amp-awe/">All Womens Talk</a>).
"I was the first woman to burn my bra -- it took the fire department four days to put it out," Parton is <a href="http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/authors/d/dolly_parton.html">widely quoted</a> as having said.
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