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Quotation by George Eliot
I tell you there isn't a thing under the sun that needs to be done at all, but what a man can do better than a woman, unless it's bearing children, and they do that in a poor make-shift way; it had better ha' been left to the men.
George Eliot [Mary Ann (or Marian) Evans] (1819–1880), British novelist, editor. Bartle Massey, in Adam Bede, bk. 2, ch. 21 (1859).
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