Richard Buckminster Fuller

Richard Buckminster Fuller

American poet, philosopher and inventor

Lived from: 1895-1983

Category: Philosophers | Science | Poets (Contemporary)

Quotes: Richard Buckminster Fuller

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    A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
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    Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
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    Don't fight forces, use them.
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    Every child is born a genius.
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    Faith is much better than belief. Belief is when someone else does the thinking.
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    Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead.
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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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    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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    Man knows so much and does so little.
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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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    Now there is one outstanding important fact regarding spaceship earth, and that is that no instruction book came with it.
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    Out of my general world-pattern-trend studies there now comes strong evidence that nothing is going to be quite so surprising and abrupt in the future history of man as the forward evolution in the educational process.
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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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    People should think things out fresh and not just accept conventional terms and the conventional way of doing things.
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