» Add Quotes to Your Site - Quote Generatoradd quote of the day, random quotes or by topic (e.g. funny quotes) Quote DB :: Authors :: Buckminster Fuller :: View Quote View Quote "Nature is trying very hard to make us succeed, but nature does not depend on us. We are not the only experiment." - Copy to Clipboard -- Buckminster Fuller Listed in: Nature Add Quote To Your Quote List Rating: 3.5 Rate Quote 4 votes submitted Your Name: Friend's Email: Top 5 quotes from Buckminster Fuller "When I am working on a problem I never think about beauty. I only think about how to solve the problem. But when I have finished, if the solution is not beautiful, I know it is wrong." "If I ran a school, I'd give the average grade to the ones who gave me all the right answers, for being good parrots. I'd give the top grades to those who made a lot of mistakes and told me about them, and then told me what they learned from them." "Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons." "Either war is obsolete or men are." "Sometimes I think we're alone. Sometimes I think we're not. In either case, the thought is staggering." Top 5 quotes from Nature "Earth provides enough to satisfy every man's need, but not every man's greed." "Every day, man is making bigger and better fool-proof things, and every day, nature is making bigger and better fools. So far, I think nature is winning." "How strange that nature does not knock, and yet does not intrude!" "I don't work according to nature, but infront and together with it. An artist must observe the nature, but never confuse it with the art." "Nature, even when she is scant and thin outwardly, satisfies us still by the assurance of a certain generosity at the roots."