Social conflict should not be solved by a compromise between the forces on the ground, but by drawing ideas together.
Can industrialism and business have goals? Can they be found solely in the profit rates? Is there anything else in the life of a factory, a meaning, an objective, something more appealing, beyond its apparent production flow?
Adriano Olivetti, Ai Lavoratori
We brought our secret weapons to every single country village and mountain village: books classes showing the acheviements of human intellect and creativity.
Adriano Olivetti, Il cammino della Comunità
City Planners dream of Urban Green. But the city is growing, all around. It is invading gardens, parks, fields on the outskirts of towns, little by little everything has been swept away.
Adriano Olivetti, Noi sogniamo il silenzio
To restore the lost harmony of humankind and to establish a new order in Europe, we must indeed imaginatively re-connected the individual to the State.
Adriano Olivetti, Città dell’uomo