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A list of the best Buckminster Fuller quotes. This list is arranged by which famous Buckminster Fuller quotes have received the most votes, so only the greatest Buckminster Fuller quotes are at the top of the list. All the most popular quotes from Buckminster Fuller should be listed here, but if any were missed you can add more at the end of the list. This list includes notable Buckminster Fuller quotes on various subjects, many of which are inspirational and thought provoking.

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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. Buckminster Fuller

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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. Buckminster Fuller

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Integrity is the essence of everything successful. Buckminster Fuller

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We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims. Buckminster Fuller

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The pyramids, attached with age, have forgotten the names of their founders. Buckminster Fuller

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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. Buckminster Fuller

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Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead. Buckminster Fuller

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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. Buckminster Fuller

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Does humanity have a chance to survive lastingly and successfully on planet Earth, and if so, how? Buckminster Fuller

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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. Buckminster Fuller

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

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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. Buckminster Fuller

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God is a verb. Buckminster Fuller

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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. Buckminster Fuller

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Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable. Buckminster Fuller

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Dictators never invent their own opportunities. Buckminster Fuller

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Our power is in our ability to decide. Buckminster Fuller

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Now there is one outstanding important fact regarding spaceship earth, and that is that no instruction book came with it. Buckminster Fuller

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

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

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Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons. Buckminster Fuller

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The earth is like a spaceship that didn't come with an operating manual. Buckminster Fuller

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Controlled time is our true wealth. Buckminster Fuller

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People should think things out fresh and not just accept conventional terms and the conventional way of doing things. Buckminster Fuller

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There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly. Buckminster Fuller

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Rashness is the faithful, but unhappy parent of misfortune. Buckminster Fuller

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Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword. Buckminster Fuller

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Search others for their virtue, and yourself for your vices. Buckminster Fuller

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Sometimes I think we're alone. Sometimes I think we're not. In either case, the thought is staggering. Buckminster Fuller

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Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of their value. Buckminster Fuller

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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. Buckminster Fuller

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

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You can never learn less, you can only learn more. Buckminster Fuller

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Don't fight forces, use them. Buckminster Fuller

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When I'm working on a problem, I never think about beauty. I think only how to solve the problem. But when I have finished, if the solution is not beautiful, I know it is wrong. Buckminster Fuller

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A proverb is much matter distilled into few words. Buckminster Fuller

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Most of my advances were by mistake. You uncover what is when you get rid of what isn't. Buckminster Fuller

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You can't learn less. Buckminster Fuller

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The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun. Buckminster Fuller