"I look for what needs to be done. After all, that's how the universe designs itself."
"If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right."R. Buckminster Fuller on Henry Ford
"A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus."R. Buckminster Fuller on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"It is better to lead from behind and to put others in front, especially when you celebrate victory when nice things occur. You take the front line when there is danger. Then people will appreciate your leadership."R. Buckminster Fuller on Nelson Mandela
"A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves."R. Buckminster Fuller on Lao Tzu
"Leadership is solving problems. The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them. They have either lost confidence that you can help or concluded you do not care. Either case is a failure of leadership."R. Buckminster Fuller on Colin Powell
"Sometimes I think we're alone. Sometimes I think we're not. In either case, the thought is staggering."
"Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well but their manners should be of the greatest concern."
"When I am working on a problem, I never think about beauty but when I have finished, if the solution is not beautiful, I know it is wrong."
"I'm not a genius. I'm just a tremendous bundle of experience."
"Faith is much better than belief. Belief is when someone else does the thinking."