Photo of Buckminster Fuller, architect, author, designer, and inventor

Buckminster Fuller Quotes

As a young child, this American visionary and inventor of the geodesic dome often made things from materials he found in the woods, sometimes making his own tools as well.

Image: Photo of Buckminster Fuller, architect, author, designer, and inventor

“When I am working on a problem I never think about beauty. I only think about how to solve the problem. But when I have finished, if the solution is not beautiful, I know it is wrong.”

“There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it’s going to be a butterfly.”

“We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.”

“Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.”

“I’m not a genius. I’m just a tremendous bundle of experience.”

– R. Buckminster Fuller  (1895-1983)

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