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R. Buckminster Fuller quotes: How do we make the world work? How do we make the world work?
R. Buckminster Fuller quotes: The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun. The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
R. Buckminster Fuller quotes: Integrity is the essence of everything successful. Integrity is the essence of everything successful.
R. Buckminster Fuller quotes: Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them. Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them.
R. Buckminster Fuller quotes: The world is now too dangerous for anything less than utopia. The world is now too dangerous for anything less than utopia.
R. Buckminster Fuller quotes: A pattern has an integrity independent of the medium by virtue of which you have received the information that it exists. A pattern has an integrity independent of the medium by virtue of which you have received the information that it exists.
R. Buckminster Fuller quotes: Some of us are just less damaged than others. Some of us are just less damaged than others.
R. Buckminster Fuller quotes: Life is the spirit incarnate in time. Life is the spirit incarnate in time.
R. Buckminster Fuller quotes: To do more and more with less and less until eventually you can do everything with nothing. To do more and more with less and less until eventually you can do everything with nothing.
R. Buckminster Fuller quotes: We should stop kidding ourselves. We should let go of things that aren't true. It's always better with the truth. We should stop kidding ourselves. We should let go of things that aren't true. It's always better with the truth.
R. Buckminster Fuller quotes: By the time you are 88 years old, you "have consumed 300 tons of food, air and water." By the time you are 88 years old, you "have consumed 300 tons of food, air and water."
R. Buckminster Fuller quotes: There is no energy crisis, only a crisis of ignorance. There is no energy crisis, only a crisis of ignorance.
R. Buckminster Fuller quotes: You can't learn less. You can't learn less.
R. Buckminster Fuller quotes: I would say, then, that you are faced with a future in which education is going to be number one amongst the great world industries. I would say, then, that you are faced with a future in which education is going to be number one amongst the great world industries.
R. Buckminster Fuller quotes: My ideas have undergone a process of emergence by emergency. When they are needed badly enough, they are accepted. My ideas have undergone a process of emergence by emergency. When they are needed badly enough, they are accepted.
R. Buckminster Fuller quotes: Nature is all that we think we know plus all that we don't know whether or not we know that we don't know it. Nature is all that we think we know plus all that we don't know whether or not we know that we don't know it.
R. Buckminster Fuller quotes: You don't belong to you. You belong to the Universe and you're here to serve. You don't belong to you. You belong to the Universe and you're here to serve.
R. Buckminster Fuller quotes: Humans have always unknowingly affected all Universe by every act and thought they articulate or even consider. Humans have always unknowingly affected all Universe by every act and thought they articulate or even consider.
R. Buckminster Fuller quotes: Everyone has the perfect gift to give the world-and if each of us is freed up to give our unique gift, the world will be in total harmony. Everyone has the perfect gift to give the world-and if each of us is freed up to give our unique gift, the world will be in total harmony.
R. Buckminster Fuller quotes: Either war is obsolete, or men are. Either war is obsolete, or men are.
R. Buckminster Fuller quotes: Consisting mostly of recirculating scrapped metals, 80% of all the metals that have ever been mined are still at work. Consisting mostly of recirculating scrapped metals, 80% of all the metals that have ever been mined are still at work.
R. Buckminster Fuller quotes: That which is communicated, i.e., understood, is metaphysical. The means of communication is physical. That which is communicated, i.e., understood, is metaphysical. The means of communication is physical.
R. Buckminster Fuller quotes: The nearest each of us can come to God is by loving the truth. The nearest each of us can come to God is by loving the truth.
R. Buckminster Fuller quotes: All children are born geniuses; 9,999 out of every 10,000 are swiftly, inadvertently degeniusized by grownups. All children are born geniuses; 9,999 out of every 10,000 are swiftly, inadvertently degeniusized by grownups.
R. Buckminster Fuller quotes: Get ready the greatest new educational facility at the approximate dynamic population center of the North American continent Get ready the greatest new educational facility at the approximate dynamic population center of the North American continent
R. Buckminster Fuller quotes: I look for what needs to be done I look for what needs to be done
R. Buckminster Fuller quotes: Don't attempt to reform man. An adequately organized environment will permit humanity's original, innate capabilities to become successful. Don't attempt to reform man. An adequately organized environment will permit humanity's original, innate capabilities to become successful.
R. Buckminster Fuller quotes: Technologically we now have four [seven!] billion billionaires on board Spaceship Earth who are entirely unaware of their good fortune. Technologically we now have four [seven!] billion billionaires on board Spaceship Earth who are entirely unaware of their good fortune.
R. Buckminster Fuller quotes: Universe is synergetic. Life is synergetic. Universe is synergetic. Life is synergetic.
R. Buckminster Fuller quotes: The reward for being a good problem solver is to be heaped with more and more difficult problems to solve The reward for being a good problem solver is to be heaped with more and more difficult problems to solve
R. Buckminster Fuller quotes: The explicable requires the inexplicable. Experience requires the nonexperienceable. The obvious requires the mystical. The explicable requires the inexplicable. Experience requires the nonexperienceable. The obvious requires the mystical.
R. Buckminster Fuller quotes: Ninety-nine percent of humanity does not know that we have the option to "make it" economically on this planet and in the Universe. We do. Ninety-nine percent of humanity does not know that we have the option to "make it" economically on this planet and in the Universe. We do.
R. Buckminster Fuller quotes: Our power is in our ability to decide. Our power is in our ability to decide.
R. Buckminster Fuller quotes: Everything we see is inside our own heads. Everything we see is inside our own heads.
R. Buckminster Fuller quotes: Havenotness is caused by society's failure to design and produce the right tools and goods. Money alone is not the panacea. Havenotness is caused by society's failure to design and produce the right tools and goods. Money alone is not the panacea.
R. Buckminster Fuller quotes: Tension is the great integrity. Tension is the great integrity.
R. Buckminster Fuller quotes: It is well known that of every strong woman they say she has a masculine mind. It is well known that of every strong woman they say she has a masculine mind.
R. Buckminster Fuller quotes: Truth is a tendency. Truth is a tendency.
R. Buckminster Fuller quotes: I'm not a genius. I'm just a tremendous bundle of experience. I'm not a genius. I'm just a tremendous bundle of experience.
R. Buckminster Fuller quotes: For at least 2,000,000 years men have been reproducing and multiplying on a little automated spaceship called earth. For at least 2,000,000 years men have been reproducing and multiplying on a little automated spaceship called earth.
R. Buckminster Fuller quotes: I am convinced that creativity is a priori to the integrity of the universe and that life is regenerative and conformity meaningless. I am convinced that creativity is a priori to the integrity of the universe and that life is regenerative and conformity meaningless.
R. Buckminster Fuller quotes: Universe to each must be All that is, including me.Environment in turn must beAll that is, excepting me. Universe to each must be
All that is, including me.
Environment in turn must be
All that is, excepting me.
R. Buckminster Fuller quotes: None of the world's problems will have a solution until the world's individuals become thoroughly self-educated. None of the world's problems will have a solution until the world's individuals become thoroughly self-educated.
R. Buckminster Fuller quotes: Search others for their virtue, and yourself for your vices. Search others for their virtue, and yourself for your vices.
R. Buckminster Fuller quotes: Our little Spaceship Earth is only eight thousand miles in diameter, which is almost a negligible dimension in the great vastness of space. Our little Spaceship Earth is only eight thousand miles in diameter, which is almost a negligible dimension in the great vastness of space.
R. Buckminster Fuller quotes: If you are the master be sometimes blind, if you are the servant be sometimes deaf. If you are the master be sometimes blind, if you are the servant be sometimes deaf.
R. Buckminster Fuller quotes: The further art advances the closer it approaches science, the further science advances the closer it approaches art. The further art advances the closer it approaches science, the further science advances the closer it approaches art.
R. Buckminster Fuller quotes: The impossible happens. The impossible happens.
R. Buckminster Fuller quotes: A proverb is much matter distilled into few words. A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
R. Buckminster Fuller quotes: All children are born geniuses, and we spend the first six years of their lives degeniusing them. All children are born geniuses, and we spend the first six years of their lives degeniusing them.
R. Buckminster Fuller quotes: There is enough for everyone. People think that there isn't enough, so they get as much as they can, so many people don't have enough. There is enough for everyone. People think that there isn't enough, so they get as much as they can, so many people don't have enough.
R. Buckminster Fuller quotes: It seems that truth is progressive approximation in which the relative fraction of our spontaneously tolerated residual error constantly diminishes. It seems that truth is progressive approximation in which the relative fraction of our spontaneously tolerated residual error constantly diminishes.
R. Buckminster Fuller quotes: In order for a world-around democracy to prosper, world society must learn how to prosper. In order for a world-around democracy to prosper, world society must learn how to prosper.
R. Buckminster Fuller quotes: Whenever I draw a circle, I immediately want to step out of it. Whenever I draw a circle, I immediately want to step out of it.
R. Buckminster Fuller quotes: Never show unfinished work. Never show unfinished work.
R. Buckminster Fuller quotes: I am deeply impressed with the designer of the universe; I am confident I couldnt have done anywhere near such a good job. I am deeply impressed with the designer of the universe; I am confident I couldnt have done anywhere near such a good job.
R. Buckminster Fuller quotes: The highest of generalizations is the synergetic integration of truth and love. The highest of generalizations is the synergetic integration of truth and love.
R. Buckminster Fuller quotes: Mind is the antithesis of reflex, and only mind could discover mind Mind is the antithesis of reflex, and only mind could discover mind
R. Buckminster Fuller quotes: God is the great comprehensive a priori integrity of Universe within which human beings find themselves to be operating. God is the great comprehensive a priori integrity of Universe within which human beings find themselves to be operating.
R. Buckminster Fuller quotes: Pollution is merely a resource that isn't being used properly. Pollution is merely a resource that isn't being used properly.
R. Buckminster Fuller quotes: 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 humanity does not opt for integrity we are through completely. It is absolutely touch and go. Each one of us could make the difference.
R. Buckminster Fuller quotes: Topology is the science of fundamental pattern and structural relationships of event constellations. Topology is the science of fundamental pattern and structural relationships of event constellations.
R. Buckminster Fuller quotes: Love is metaphysical gravity. Love is metaphysical gravity.
R. Buckminster Fuller quotes: I'm not trying to copy Nature, I'm trying to find the principles she's using. I'm not trying to copy Nature, I'm trying to find the principles she's using.
R. Buckminster Fuller quotes: The most important thing about Spaceship Earth - an instruction book didn't come with it. The most important thing about Spaceship Earth - an instruction book didn't come with it.
R. Buckminster Fuller quotes: Everything can be linked together in some fashion, in either a physical, psychological, or symbolic manner. Everything can be linked together in some fashion, in either a physical, psychological, or symbolic manner.