Buckminster Fuller Quotes (124 quotes)




Buckminster Fuller
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Original: "Nothing in a single-frame picture of a caterpillar tells you it is going to transform into a butterfly. There is nothing in a single-frame picture of a butterfly with spread wings to tell you it can fly or is flying." From: "Cosmography: a posthumous scenario for the future of humanity" (1992 edition), p. 41 - ISBN: 9780025418509
Buckminster Fuller
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As quoted in Synergetics Dictionary : The Mind of Buckminster Fuller (1986) by E. J. Applewhite
Buckminster Fuller
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In Playboy Magazine, 1972. As quoted in: "Says who?: a guide to the quotations of the century" (Longman, 1988) by Jonathon Green, p. 319
Buckminster Fuller
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As quoted by Robert Anton Wilson in Maybe Logic - The Lives and Ideas of Robert Anton Wilson (2003)


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Buckminster Fuller
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Born: July 12, 1895

Died: July 1, 1983 (aged 87)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Inventor, designer, author

Bio: Richard Buckminster Bucky Fuller was an American systems theorist, architect, engineer, author, designer, inventor, and futurist.

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