17 june 1944
"The only impulse which justifies the efforts undertaken over the years, in a costant cycle is passion. The energy is not explainable purely in terms of reason. I believe myself to be somebody who responds passionately in an apathetic world."
Interview with Massimo Osti. Benedetta Barzini,”L’editore di tessuti e l’alchimista del futuro”, “Amica”, 13 dec 1996