Deborah Read Franklin (February 14, 1708 – December 19, 1774) was the spouse of Benjamin Franklin, one of the Founding Fathers of the United States, and a prominent inventor, printer, thinker, and revolutionary.
Famous quotes containing the words deborah and/or read:
“Q: What would have made a family and career easier for you?
A: Being born a man.”
—Anonymous Mother, U.S. physician and mother of four. As quoted in Women and the Work Family Dilemma, by Deborah J. Swiss and Judith P. Walker, ch. 2 (1993)
“Early in the morning, when day breaks, when all is fresh, in the dawn of ones strengthto read a book at such a time is simply depraved!”
—Friedrich Nietzsche (18441900)