Quotes by Buckminster Fuller

Buckminster Fuller

Buckminster Fuller

American architect, systems theorist, author, designer, and inventor

Alive from: 1895-1983

Category: Science | Writers (Contemporary)

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    Controlled time is our true wealth.
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    I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
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    If you are the master be sometimes blind, if you are the servant be sometimes deaf.
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    Lack of knowledge concerning all the factors and the failure to include them in our integral imposes false conclusions.
    Source: Synergetics: Explorations in the Geometry of Thinking (1975)
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    There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly.
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    You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
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    A designer is an emerging synthesis of artist, inventor, mechanic, objective economist and evolutionary strategist.
    Source: Your Private Sky: Discourse (2001)
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    A pattern has an integrity independent of the medium by virtue of which you have received the information that it exists. Each of the chemical elements is a pattern integrity. Each individual is a pattern integrity. The pattern integrity of the human individual is evolutionary and not static.
    Source: Synergetics: Explorations in the Geometry of Thinking (1975) Pattern Integrity 505.201
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    A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
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    Are you spontaneously enthusiastic about everyone having everything you can have?
    Source: Critical Path (1981)
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    By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
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    Children are born true scientists. They spontaneously experiment and experience and reexperience again. They select, combine, and test, seeking to find order in their experiences - which is the mostest? which is the leastest? They smell, taste, bite, and touch-test for hardness, softness, springiness, roughness, smoothness, coldness, warmness: they heft, shake, punch, squeeze, push, crush, rub, and try to pull things apart.
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    Dear reader, traditional human power structures and their reign of darkness are about to be rendered obsolete.
    Source: Cosmography (1992)
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    Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
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    Don't fight forces, use them.
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