R. Buckminster Fuller Quotes

R. Buckminster Fuller Quotes

You never change things by fighting the existing reality.
To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.

There is no joy equal to that of being able to work for all humanity and doing what you're doing well.

...primarily the individual is going to study at home.

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.

We as economic society are going to have to pay our whole population to go to school and pay it to stay at school.

Humans beings always do the most intelligent thing…after they’ve tried every stupid alternative and none of them have worked

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

The point is that racism is the product of tribalism and ignorance and both are falling victim to communications and world-around literacy

If success or failure of this planet and of human beings depended on how I am and what I do... HOW WOULD I BE? WHAT WOULD I DO?

Most importantly we have learned that from here on it is success for all or none, for it is experimentally proven by physics that "unity is plural and at minimum two" - the complementary but not mirror-imaged proton and neutron. You and I are inherently different and complimentary. Together we average as zero - that is, as eternity.

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

If you want to teach people a new way of thinking, don't bother trying to teach them. Instead, give them a tool, the use of which will lead to new ways of thinking.

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