In 1978, Dolly Parton got as candid as they come in an interview for Playboy. By this point in her career, her career was gaining meaningful momentum, though even then more of her biggest hits and achievements were still ahead of her. After posing for Playboy, Parton participated in an interview that was both a moment of vulnerability and iconic Parton wit. She explored who she actually is, what mindset gets her through life, her fears, and how she\u2019s \u201cfull of sh\u2014!\u201d How the \u201cJolene\u201d singer wants to be perceived In her interview with Playboy, Parton, then around 32 years old, explored the values she tries to embody every day. \u201cWell, I would start by saying that I pride myself on being a fair and honest person. I am free and open enough to be able to try new things. I\u2019m outrageous.\u201d That outrageousness comes from an unabashed enthusiasm for life, and no sense of fear or hesitancy driving her to hold back from confronting whatever life throws at her. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Dolly Parton (@dollyparton) RELATED: Who Does Dolly Parton Give Credit To For Her Entire Career? \u201cI\u2019m not a brilliant person, but I have a lot of guts,\u201d she offered with a bit of self-deprecation, though her full analysis of her character shows Parton knows there's a lot more to a person, and a lot of other ways to be smart. In fact, she admitted, \u201cI feel like I have a lot of depth that only the people closest to me really see.\u201d Dolly Parton also admits to \u2018Playboy\u2019 she\u2019s full of it View this post on Instagram A post shared by Dolly Parton (@dollyparton) Some of those smarts, manifested in wisdom, might be guiding her to live so fearlessly. \u201cI just don\u2019t have a fear of life,\u201d Parton explained. \u201cI love life, so why should I fear somethin\u2019 I love? And why should I not reach out to the thing that I know I can touch? I\u2019m strong-willed. I can think like a workingman because I know what a workingman goes through.\u201d Parton then turned her analysis onto parts of her that some might deem negatives, such as how she likes \u201cto be spoiled and petted.\u201d But, in her view, all this just adds to her depth and her willingness to simply enjoy what life offers, whether it be the tangible like physical affection or awards, or the intangible like big steps in her career. Parton went on, \u201cI\u2019m compulsive and very ambitious. I\u2019m playful. I\u2019m joyful. I\u2019m mischievous. Serious when I mean to be serious. I can be strong when I need to be and weak when I want to be. I can tell you where to put it if I don\u2019t like where you got it. I\u2019m not a very moody person. I don\u2019t fall into great states of depression. Very sentimental and highly emotional. I\u2019m a baby when it comes to bein\u2019 a baby.\u201d View this post on Instagram A post shared by Dolly Parton (@dollyparton) Again, she proves her smarts in another way, since she\u2019s \u201ccurious\u201d and has to \u201cknow everything that goes on.\u201d Ultimately, she wanted everyone to know she\u2019s a friend they can share their most excruciating woes to and she would understand and carry their secrets to her grave. But, of course, even this Playboy interview, Parton had to leave it on a witty note, and sums up all these emotions and traits she feels and embodies, by succinctly saying she\u2019s just plain old \u201cfull of sh\u2014!\u201d She certainly is full of fascinating and relatable qualities, as well as inspiring ones.