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

R
I'm not a genius. I'm just a tremendous bundle of experience.
A
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
N
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.
K
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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