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R. Buckminster Fuller Quotes
Brief author info: R. Buckminster Fuller (1895-1983) American inventor and writer.
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Humanity is acquiring the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
A problem adequately stated is a problem well on its way to being solved.
Every child is born a genius.
Right now I am a passenger on space vehicle Earth zooming about the Sun at 60,000 miles per hour somewhere in the solar system.
Dare to be naive.
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.
If you are in a shipwreck and all the boats are gone, a piano-top buoyant enough to keep you afloat that comes along makes a fortuitous life presever. But this is not to say that the best way to design a life preserver is in the form of a piano-top.
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
Bite your tongue. Get a cinder in your eye. When you feel good, you feel nothing.
When I'm working on a problem, I never think about beauty. I think only of how to solve the problem; but when I have finished, if the solution is not beautiful, I know it is wrong.
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