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R. Buckminster Fuller Quotes

A designer is an emerging synthesis of artist, inventor, mechanic, objective economist and evolutionary strategist.

A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.

By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.

Dictators never invent their own opportunities.

Don't fight forces, use them.

Either war is obsolete, or men are.

Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them.

Faith is much better than belief. Belief is when someone else does the thinking.

God is a verb, not a noun.

God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.

Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead.

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.

Here is God's purpose - for God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.

How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.

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.

I look for what needs to be done. After all, that's how the universe designs itself.

I'm not a genius. I'm just a tremendous bundle of experience.

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.

If you are the master be sometimes blind, if you are the servant be sometimes deaf.