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Here you will get the 29 best and most Inspirational Buckminster Fuller Quotes.

Richard Buckminster Fuller was born on 12 July 1895 in Milton, Massachusetts. He was an American architect, author, designer, and inventor. He was one of the most established designers of his time and is credited for the introduction of geodesic dome science.

His knowledge about various subjects was magnanimous and even discovered the third isotope of carbon whose idea he published in the late 1960 or early 1970. The third isotope of carbon which is a compact structure of 60 atoms of carbon is named in his honor Buckminister Fullerene.

Buckminster Fuller Quotes

As a child, he attended  Milton Academy and later went to Harvard University to earn his degree. He was expelled twice from Harvard university and always found himself a misfit in the fraternity of Harvard. In his early career times, he worked as a servant in a meat shop and actively participated in World War I, in the US Navy as a radio operator.

His living conditions were very poor and he even suffered from depression due to the untimely death of his daughter Alexandra at the tender age of four due to polio. He struggled so much to make the ends meet, the family could not even afford a proper meal for themselves. He was so depressed that this brilliant man tried to take his life by drowning himself in Lake Michigan so that the family can survive on the money which they will get from insurance.

He considers that experience as a life-changing one and believes that he heard a white voice who inspired him to live a life for the universe now. He taught as a teacher in 1948 and 1949 which gave him the confidence to become a speaker and express himself. He gained popularity in the 1950s when his geodesic designs became popular and his unique architectural designs gained huge popularity.

He also served as the second president of the prestigious IQ institute Mensa International. The man was no doubt gifted with an incomparable intelligence. He could think and design things ahead of his time. His many creations and designs are still inspiring people around the globe.

Buckminster Fuller Quotes

He married his wife Anne Hewlett in the year 1917 and the couple was always in love. He even ventured into business with his father-in-law but failed.

He died on the 1st of July 1983 because of a heart attack. He had gone to visit his wife at the hospital where she was struggling with cancer and he could not bear to see the condition of his beloved dying wife. She also died after 36 hours after her husband’s death. The couple has been survived by their only daughter Allegra Fuller Snyder.

The man has got many patents to his credit, precisely more than 30. He lived a very inspiring, motivating, and wonderful which was full of ups and downs. Let’s read some of his quotes and inspire our minds.

Top 29 Famous Buckminster Fuller Quotes

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“Dear reader, traditional human power structures and their reign of darkness are about to be rendered obsolete.”
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“Love is omni-inclusive, progressively exquisite, understanding and compassionately attuned to other than self.”
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“It really does require a courage and a self-disciplining to go along with that truth.”
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“The minute you choose to do what you really want to do, it’s a different kind of life.”
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“I am a passenger on the spaceship Earth.”
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“The purpose of our lives is to add value to the people of this generation and those that follow.”
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“Nature is a totally efficient, self-regenerating system. If we discover the laws that govern this system and live synergistically within them, sustainability will follow and humankind will be a success.”
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“I just invent. Then I wait until man comes around to needing what I’ve invented.”
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“You cannot change how someone thinks, but you can give them a tool to use which will lead them to think differently.”
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“Dare to be naive.”
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“We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.”
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“There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it’s going to be a butterfly.”
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“I live on Earth at present, and I don’t know what I am. I know that I am not a category. I am not a thing — a noun. I seem to be a verb, an evolutionary process – an integral function of the universe.”
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“I’m not trying to counsel any of you to do anything really special except dare to think. And to dare to go with the truth. And to dare to really love completely.”
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“Mistakes are great, the more I make the smarter I get.”
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“You can’t change the way people think, all you can do is give them a tool, the use of which will change their thinking.”
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“You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.”
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“Humans beings always do the most intelligent thing…after they’ve tried every stupid alternative and none of them have worked.”
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“American labor will realize that its function is not to increase jobs, but to multiply the wealth and to expand the numbers benefited by the wealth at the swiftest possible rate.”
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“Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them.”
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Buckminster Fuller Quotes

“The courage to cooperate or initiate are based entirely on the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth as the divine mind within you tells you the truth is.”
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“I have spent most of my life unlearning things that were proved not to be true.”
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“Real wealth is ideas plus energy.”
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The Last 6 Buckminster Fuller Quotes are Below

“There is enough for everyone. People think that there isn’t enough, so they get as much as they can, so many people don’t have enough.”
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“Love is metaphysical gravity.”
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Buckminster Fuller Quotes

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“If humanity does not opt for integrity we are through completely. It is absolutely touching and go. Each one of us could make the difference.”
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“To do more and more with less and less until eventually you can do everything with nothing.”
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“In order to change an existing paradigm you do not struggle to try and change the problematic model. You create a new model and make the old one obsolete.”
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“The future is a choice between Utopia and oblivion.”
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We hope that the quotes of one of the most innovative men who walked on the earth have filled your mind with great innovative thoughts. Don’t forget to share these wonderful quotes with friends and family.

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