A Quote by George Eliot on happiness, heart, and women
A woman's heart must be of such a size and no larger, else it must be pressed small, like Chinese feet; her happiness is to be made as cakes are, by a fixed receipt.
Source: Deronda's mother, in Daniel Deronda, bk. 7, ch. 51 (1876), on society's expectations of women.
Contributed by: Zaady