R. Buckminster Fuller (July 12, 1895 – July 1, 1983) was an architect. He had the idea of making large buildings, round like the Earth, using many metal rods.
- "When I'm working on a problem, I never think about beauty. I think only how to solve the problem. But when I have finished, if the solution is not beautiful, I know it is wrong."
- Simple: When I am working on a problem, I do not think about beauty. I only think about how to fix the problem. But when I am done, if it is not beautiful, then I know it is wrong.
- "The Things to do are: the things that need doing, that you see need to be done, and that no one else seems to see need to be done."
- Simple: The things that we should do are: the things that need to be done, the things you see that need to be done, and the things no one else thinks need to be done.
- About the quote: From: letter to "Micheal" (February 16, 1970). Micheal was a 10 year old boy who had asked in a letter whether Fuller was a "doer" or a "thinker".