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R. Buckminster Fuller – 21 Quotes

 

21 Quotes by R. Buckminster Fuller

 

Sometimes I think we’re alone. Sometimes I think we’re not. In either case, the thought is staggering.

– R. Buckminster Fuller


Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well but their manners should be of the greatest concern.

– R. Buckminster Fuller


When I am working on a problem, I never think about beauty but when I have finished, if the solution is not beautiful, I know it is wrong.

– R. Buckminster Fuller


I’m not a genius. I’m just a tremendous bundle of experience.

– R. Buckminster Fuller


Faith is much better than belief. Belief is when someone else does the thinking.

– R. Buckminster Fuller


We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.

– R. Buckminster Fuller


God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.

– R. Buckminster Fuller


Great nations are simply the operating fronts of behind-the-scenes, vastly ambitious individuals who had become so effectively powerful because of their ability to remain invisible while operating behind the national scenery.

– R. Buckminster Fuller


Let architects sing of aesthetics that bring Rich clients in hordes to their knees Just give me a home, in a great circle dome Where stresses and strains are at ease.

– R. Buckminster Fuller


I look for what needs to be done. After all, that’s how the universe designs itself.

– R. Buckminster Fuller


Love is metaphysical gravity.

– R. Buckminster Fuller


Either war is obsolete, or men are.

– R. Buckminster Fuller


Nature is trying very hard to make us succeed, but nature does not depend on us. We are not the only experiment.

– R. Buckminster Fuller


There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it’s going to be a butterfly.

– R. Buckminster Fuller


By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.

– R. Buckminster Fuller


Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we’ve been ignorant of their value.

– R. Buckminster Fuller


The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.

– R. Buckminster Fuller


War is the ultimate tool of politics.

– R. Buckminster Fuller


Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.

– R. Buckminster Fuller


I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I’ve invented.

– R. Buckminster Fuller


Truth is a tendency.

– R. Buckminster Fuller


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