"We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims."
"The empires of the future are the empires of the mind."R. Buckminster Fuller on Winston Churchill
"Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future."R. Buckminster Fuller on Oscar Wilde
"Again, you can't connect the dots looking forward you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something - your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life."R. Buckminster Fuller on Steve Jobs
"I never think of the future - it comes soon enough."R. Buckminster Fuller on Albert Einstein
"It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves."R. Buckminster Fuller on William Shakespeare
"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."