"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."
"True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist."R. Buckminster Fuller on Albert Einstein
"If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced."R. Buckminster Fuller on Vincent Van Gogh
"The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person."R. Buckminster Fuller on Abraham Lincoln
"The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance."R. Buckminster Fuller on Aristotle
"A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament."R. Buckminster Fuller on Oscar Wilde
"Sometimes I think we're alone. Sometimes I think we're not. In either case, the thought is staggering."
"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."
"We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims."