Facts about R. Buckminster Fuller

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R. Buckminster Fuller was a famous Inventor from USA, who lived between July 12, 1895 and July 1, 1983. He/she became 87 years old.

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He/she is born under the zodiac cancer, who is known for Emotion, Diplomatic, Intensity, Impulsive, Selective. Our collection contains 41 quotes who is written / told by Buckminster Fuller, under the main topics: Leadership, Love, Technology.

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Famous quotes by R. Buckminster Fuller (41)


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"Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of their value"
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"There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly"
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"If you are the master be sometimes blind, if you are the servant be sometimes deaf"
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"If humanity does not opt for integrity we are through completely. It is absolutely touch and go. Each one of us could make the difference"
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"I'm not a genius. I'm just a tremendous bundle of experience"
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"How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else"
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"Here is God's purpose - for God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper"
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"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"
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"Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead"
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"God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper"
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"God is a verb, not a noun"
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"Faith is much better than belief. Belief is when someone else does the thinking"
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"Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them"
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"Either war is obsolete, or men are"
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"Don't fight forces, use them"
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"Dictators never invent their own opportunities"
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"By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties"
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"A proverb is much matter distilled into few words"
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"A designer is an emerging synthesis of artist, inventor, mechanic, objective economist and evolutionary strategist"
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"You can never learn less, you can only learn more"
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"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"
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"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"
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"We are not going to be able to operate our Spaceship Earth successfully nor for much longer unless we see it as a whole spaceship and our fate as common. It has to be everybody or nobody"
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"We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims"
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"War is the ultimate tool of politics"
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"Truth is a tendency"
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"Tombs are the clothes of the dead and a grave is a plain suit; while an expensive monument is one with embroidery"
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"Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword"
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"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"
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"Now there is one outstanding important fact regarding spaceship earth, and that is that no instruction book came with it"
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"Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable"
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"Nature is trying very hard to make us succeed, but nature does not depend on us. We are not the only experiment"
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"My ideas have undergone a process of emergence by emergency. When they are needed badly enough, they are accepted"
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"Most of my advances were by mistake. You uncover what is when you get rid of what isn't"
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"Man knows so much and does so little"
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"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"
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"Integrity is the essence of everything successful"
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"I look for what needs to be done. After all, that's how the universe designs itself"
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"Love is metaphysical gravity"
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"I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented"
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"Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons"


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