R. Buckminster Fuller Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old r. buckminster fuller quotes, r. buckminster fuller sayings, and r. buckminster fuller proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Nature is trying very hard to make us succeed, but nature does not depend on us. We are not the only experiment.     

R. Buckminster Fuller

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

R. Buckminster Fuller

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

R. Buckminster Fuller

Ninety-nine per cent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.     

R. Buckminster Fuller

Physics has found no straight lines. Instead, the physical universe consists of only waves undulating back and forth allowing for corrections and balance.     

R. Buckminster Fuller

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

R. 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.     

R. Buckminster Fuller

Pollution is merely a resource that isn't being used properly.     

R. Buckminster Fuller

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

R. Buckminster Fuller

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

R. Buckminster Fuller

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

R. Buckminster Fuller

On personal integrity hangs humanity's fate.     

R. Buckminster Fuller

Dolphins may well be carrying information as well as functions critical to the regeneration of life upon our planet.     

R. Buckminster Fuller

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

R. Buckminster Fuller

When I am 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.      

R. Buckminster Fuller

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

R. Buckminster Fuller

Don't fight forces, use them.     

R. Buckminster Fuller

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

R. Buckminster Fuller

There is no such thing as a failed experiment, only experiments with unexpected outcomes.     

R. 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.     

R. Buckminster Fuller