Quotations by George Bentham
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Born: Monday, September 22, 1800
Died: Wednesday, September 10, 1884 (83 years old)
I decided that my means were sufficient to enable me to devote myself to botany, a determination which I never, during the long period of my subsequent career, had on any occasion any reason to repent of.
(Keywords: Determination, Career, Reason)
I first began to dry specimens for preservation carelessly perhaps at first, but before the season was over, I had collected between one and two hundred species.