Buckminster Fuller Quotes

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

To ask a politician to lead us is to ask the tail of a dog to lead the dog.

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

Everything you’ve learned in school as “obvious” becomes less and less obvious as you begin to study the universe. For example, there are no solids in the universe. There’s not even a suggestion of a solid. There are no absolute continuums. There are no surfaces. There are no straight lines.

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

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

I seem to be a verb.