"I'm not a genius. I'm just a tremendous bundle of experience."
"Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards."R. Buckminster Fuller on Soren Kierkegaard
"The only source of knowledge is experience."R. Buckminster Fuller on Albert Einstein
"Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn."R. Buckminster Fuller on C. S. Lewis
"Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes."R. Buckminster Fuller on Oscar Wilde
"A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way."R. Buckminster Fuller on Mark Twain
"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."
"Faith is much better than belief. Belief is when someone else does the thinking."
"We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims."