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Creative Quotations from . . .
Richard Buckminster Fuller
(1895-1983) born on
Jul 12
US architect, author. He invented the geodesic dome, c. 1940.
One outstandingly important fact regarding Spaceship Earth, and that is that no instruction book came with it.

I'm not a genius. I'm just a tremendous bundle of experience.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
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.
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.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Operating Manual for Spaceship Earth, Ch. 4
R: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
A: On geodesic domes; in "Time," 10 Jun 64
N: Reply to student at MIT about aesthetics in engineering and architecture, quoted by Clifton Fadiman comp "The Little, Brown Book of Anecdotes," Little, Brown 85
K: Lines for tune of "Home on the Range," in "Time," 10 Jun 64

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