The best Quotations


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

Controlled time is our true wealth.
- Richard Buckminster Fuller

Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
- Richard Buckminster Fuller

Don't fight forces, use them.
- Richard Buckminster Fuller

Every child is born a genius.
- Richard Buckminster Fuller

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

God is a verb.
- Richard Buckminster Fuller

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.
- Richard Buckminster Fuller

Tombs are the clothes of the dead and a grave is a plain suit; while an expensive monument is one with embroidery.
- Richard Buckminster Fuller

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

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.
- Richard Buckminster Fuller

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.
- Richard Buckminster Fuller

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.
- Richard Buckminster Fuller


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Quotation The eternal silence of these infinite spaces frightens me. - writer
Quotation He may justly be numbered among the benefactors of mankind, who contracts the great rules of life into short sentences, that may early be impressed on the memory, and taught by frequent recollection to occur habitually to the mind. - writer
Quotation See how many are better off than you are, but consider how many are worse. - writer
Quotation From the desert I come to thee, On a stallion shod with fire; And the winds are left behind In the speed of my desire. - writer
Quotation Democracy is a form of government that substitutes election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few. - writer
Quotation The eloquent man is he who is no eloquent speaker, but who is inwardly drunk with a certain belief. - writer