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Dorothea Benton Frank

  • They say you only have so many breaths in your lifetime, and I think disappointments might be the same.

  • I have always thought that librarians are a little bit like doctors, travel agents and professors all rolled into one. We all know that a great story can lift spirits, take you anywhere in the world you want to go and in any time period to boot, and the lessons you learn from a good book can buoy your own convictions and even change your life.

  • The first indication of menopause is a broken thermostat. It's either that or your weight. In any case, if you don't do something, you could be dead by August.

  • God, middle age is an unending insult.

Dorothea Benton Frank, U.S. writer

(1951)