R Buckminster Fuller
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When working on a problem, I never think about beauty; I think only of how to solve the problem. But when I have finished, if the solution is not beautiful, I know that it is wrong.
I am a passenger on the spaceship, Earth.
Everything you've learned in school as 'obvious' becomes less and less obvious as you begin to study the universe. For example, there are no solids in the universe. There's not even a suggestion of a solid. There are no absolute continuums. There are no surfaces. There are no straight lines.
Don't fight forces, use them.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
Now there is one outstandingly important fact regarding Spaceship Earth, and that is that no instruction book came with it.
Pollution is nothing but resources we're not using.
God, to me, it seems, is a verb, not a noun, proper or improper.