Zitat des Tages von R. Buckminster Fuller:
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
Love is metaphysical gravity.
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.
Don't fight forces, use them.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
War is the ultimate tool of politics.
Man knows so much and does so little.
People should think things out fresh and not just accept conventional terms and the conventional way of doing things.
Rashness is the faithful, but unhappy parent of misfortune.
Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of their value.
Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them.
There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly.
Here is God's purpose - for God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.
Tombs are the clothes of the dead and a grave is a plain suit; while an expensive monument is one with embroidery.
Great nations are simply the operating fronts of behind-the-scenes, vastly ambitious individuals who had become so effectively powerful because of their ability to remain invisible while operating behind the national scenery.
Either war is obsolete, or men are.
Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead.
What usually happens in the educational process is that the faculties are dulled, overloaded, stuffed and paralyzed so that by the time most people are mature they have lost their innate capabilities.
Now there is one outstandingly important fact regarding Spaceship Earth, and that is that no instruction book came with it.
Nature is trying very hard to make us succeed, but nature does not depend on us. We are not the only experiment.
God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.
Truth is a tendency.
We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
Search others for their virtue, and yourself for your vices.
Integrity is the essence of everything successful.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
I look for what needs to be done. After all, that's how the universe designs itself.
God is a verb, not a noun.
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.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
Let architects sing of aesthetics that bring Rich clients in hordes to their knees; Just give me a home, in a great circle dome Where stresses and strains are at ease.
If you are the master be sometimes blind, if you are the servant be sometimes deaf.
If humanity does not opt for integrity we are through completely. It is absolutely touch and go. Each one of us could make the difference.