Buckminster Fuller Quotes
Most popular Buckminster Fuller Quotes
Dare to be naive.
Don't fight forces, use them.
Love is metaphysical gravity.
Truth is completely spontaneous. Lies have to be taught.
We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.
God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun proper or improper.
God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.
The earth is like a spaceship that didn't come with an operating manual.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
Faith is much better than belief. Belief is when someone else does the thinking.
I call intuition cosmic fishing. You feel a nibble, then you've got to hook the fish.
The most important thing about Spaceship Earth - an instruction book didn't come with it.
I am not a thing — a noun. I seem to be a verb, an evolutionary process — an integral function of Universe.
We should stop kidding ourselves. We should let go of things that aren't true. It's always better with the truth.
For at least 2,000,000 years men have been reproducing and multiplying on a little automated spaceship called earth.
Now there is one outstandingly important fact regarding Spaceship Earth, and that is that no instruction book came with it.
You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.
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.
Since the initial publication of the charged electromagnetic spectrum, humans learned that what they can touch, smell, see, and hear...is less than one millionth of reality.
When I am working on a problem I never think about beauty. I only think about how to solve the problem. But when I have finished, if the solution is not beautiful, I know it is wrong.
Everything you've learned in school as "obvious" becomes less and less obvious as you begin to study the universe. For example, there are no solids in the universe. There's not even a suggestion of a solid. There are no absolute continuums. There are no surfaces. There are no straight lines.