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Life Movements in Plants

Nature volume 128, pages 240242 (15 August 1931) | Download Citation



IT is now almost axiomatic that, to get what you want involves continuous perseverance, often patient repetition, and sometimes decades of undivided attention and devotion. Perseverance underlies the success of things which primarily may have seemed impossible. Men and women have fought, have devoted their lives, and have even given their lives, in order to achieve the apparently impossible. Some aims are impossible, and that is one reason why, whereas some champions have been successful in reaching their ultimate goals, others have fallen by the wayside.

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