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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    This book is written with the conviction that there are no 'good' or 'bad' people, no matter how offensive or eccentric to society they may seem... You and I didn't design people. God designed people. What I am trying to do is to discover why God included humans in Universe.
    Source: Critical Path (1981)
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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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    Those whom God hath joined together let no one put asunder. To Anne Hewlett Fuller on this, our 63rd Wedding Anniversary and my 85 Birthday---July 12, 1980
    Source: Critical Path (1981)
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    Thou mayest as well expect to grow stronger by always eating as wiser by always reading. Too much overcharges Nature, and turns more into disease than nourishment. 'Tis thought and digestion which makes books serviceable, and give health and vigor to the mind.
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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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    Topology provides the synergetic means of ascertaining the values of any system of experiences. Topology is the science of fundamental pattern and structural relationships of event constellations.
    Source: Operating Manual for Spaceship Earth (1963)
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    Truth is cosmically total: synergetic. Verities are generalized principles stated in semimetaphorical terms. Verities are differentiable. But love is omniembracing, omnicoherent, and omni-inclusive, with no exceptions. Love, like synergetics, is nondifferentiable, i.e., is integral.
    Source: Synergetics: Explorations in the Geometry of Thinking (1975)
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    War is the ultimate tool of politics.
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    We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.
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    We are here as local information harvesters, local problem-solvers in support of the integrity of eternally regenerative Universe. The fact that we get away from physical problems doesn't mean we go away from problems. The problems are really rarely physical.
    Source: Only Integrity is Going to Count (1983)
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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 must progress to the stage of doing all the right things for all the right reasons instead of doing all the right things for all the wrong reasons.
    Source: Cosmography (1992)
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    Wealth is our organized capability to cope effectively with the environment in sustaining our healthy regeneration and decreasing both the physical and metaphysical restrictions of the forward days of our lives.
    Source: Operating Manual for Spaceship Earth (1963)
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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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    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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