GINO’S APHORISMS

A journey of discovery through the phrases and sayings of Gino, man of the countryside, smart businessman and an eclectic character.

Here are some of Gino Girolomoni’s most famous aphorisms, the perfect tale of a life dedicated to the love of his fellow man and the nature that surrounds him. 

Eating is about so much more than preparing and cooking food: It is about giving, spirituality, friendship, brotherhood, beauty, warmth, colour, experience, fragrance, simplicity and, of course, company.
- Gino Girolomoni
We must never surrender. We must continue to hope. Not so much to save the world, which would perhaps be too difficult, but simply not to take sides with those who are destroying it.
- Gino Girolomoni
The terrible food we eat, the noise, the ugliness that surrounds us, widespread pollution, broken rules and erased traditions have broken the spell of life.
- Gino Girolomoni
Plants, animals and human labour nourished the soul and body in a coherent design that gave us the strength to compose songs and music and create art, monuments and poetry.
- Gino Girolomoni
My recurring thought turns to children. I think of what they eat, what they drink, what they breathe, of the drugs prescribed for them.
- Gino Girolomoni
…and so it is that, little by little, during the course of half a century, we find ourselves with imitation foods or junk foods and nobody even remembers what wheat is and what part it played in nature.
- Gino Girolomoni
I always feel wonder when, on bending down to the ground, I see the strength expressed by a growing flower or herb or plant. And I am convinced that plants too are intelligent, that they vibrate with joy and fear.
- Gino Girolomoni
I shall continue along my path, to produce real food with the help of friends and brothers and to consider as friends and not customers those who help us by preferring it.
- Gino Girolomoni
We believe we have been true to our commitment, but, my God! how much effort and strength have been required! And where does this strength come from, if not from the food we eat?
- Gino Girolomoni
Organic and biodynamic agriculture are the cure for the deep wounds inflicted on the land.
- Gino Girolomoni
Just water and flour that become bread and pasta: the most extraordinary invention in history.
- Gino Girolomoni
The Earth is our mother, a mother that nourishes you and you have to take care of her!
- Gino Girolomoni