Josiah Willard Gibbs Quote

His true monument lies not on the shelves of libraries, but in the thoughts of men, and in the history of more than one science.


From Gibbs's obituary for Rudolf Clausius (1889). See The Collected Works of J. Willard Gibbs, vol. 2 (New York: Longmans, Green and Co., 1928), p. 267. Complete volume

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His true monument lies not on the shelves of libraries, but in the thoughts of men, and in the history of more than one science.

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His true monument lies not on the shelves of libraries, but in the thoughts of men, and in the history of more than one science.

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His true monument lies not on the shelves of libraries, but in the thoughts of men, and in the history of more than one science.

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His true monument lies not on the shelves of libraries, but in the thoughts of men, and in the history of more than one science.