R. Buckminster Fuller Quotes


19 R. Buckminster Fuller quotes:



"Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons."
Author: Fuller Quotes Category: Technology Quotes
"I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented."
Author: Fuller Quotes Category: Technology Quotes
"There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly."
Author: Fuller Quotes Category: Nature Quotes
"Love is metaphysical gravity."
Author: Fuller Quotes Category: Love Quotes
"Sometimes I think we're alone. Sometimes I think we're not. In either case, the thought is staggering."
"A designer is an emerging synthesis of artist, inventor, mechanic, objective economist and evolutionary strategist."
"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."
"What usually happens in the educational process is that the faculties are dulled, overloaded, stuffed and paralyzed so that by the time most people are mature they have lost their innate capabilities."
Author: Fuller Quotes Category: Education Quotes
"Don't fight forces, use them."
"Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword."
Author: Fuller Quotes Category: Devil Quotes
"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."
"Here is God's purpose -- for God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper."
"God is a verb, not a noun."
"God is a verb, not a noun proper or improper."
Author: Fuller Quotes Category: Christian Quotes
"The pyramids, attached with age, have forgotten the names of their founders."
"Nature is trying very hard to make us succeed, but nature does not depend on us. We are not the only experiment."
"Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead."
Author: Fuller Quotes Category: Gold Quotes
"If you are the master be sometimes blind, if you are the servant be sometimes deaf."
Author: Fuller Quotes Category: Management Quotes
"Search others for their virtue, and yourself for your vices."



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